Product Specialist Sustainability

Fulltime, -

Amersfoort, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Nouryon Home and Personal Care is proud to be a global supplier of ingredient solutions to the cleaning industry.  We’re constantly innovating in our product line, our application science, and our sustainability offering to satisfy the evolving demands of our marketplace.  As the world is changing, consumers are demanding more sustainable solutions in a variety of consumer and institutional products. 


The Role
Nouryon Home and Personal Care is looking for an experienced individual to fill the Sustainability Product Specialist position.   The purpose of this role is to broaden our sustainability offering and increase customer responses for the benefit of growth.  Successful execution of this role requires developing an understanding of our customers’ needs, our product portfolio, and our ability to meet external sustainability certifications and programs.  This role will play an integral in growing our sustainability offering to our customers.


The preferred locations for the role are Amersfoort, The Netherlands or Stenungsund, Sweden.


The Role’s Main Accountabilities

Customer Growth

  • Answering prioritized customer questionnaires and inquiries related to ecolabeling and other sustainability focus areas
  • Creating statements regarding sustainability of raw materials and finished products


  • Submission of various HPC product data to Nordic Swan, Bra Miljoval, EU Ecolabel, Blue Angel, and others for the purpose of inclusion in their certification databases
  • Responding to questions from certification organizations regarding HPC product data
  • Responding to customer inquiries on the status of our HPC product compliance with ecolabel criteria

Sustainability Programs

  • Manage Nouryon’s RSPO program for mass balancing and continued certification
  • Participate in trade associations that work with ecolabel and sustainability organizations

Building a Path Forward

  • Build database of product data offered by ecolabel criteria
  • Keep updated with PSRA on changes to certification and regulation criteria


Your responsibilities

  • Active member of the Global Product Management team
  • Prompt, accurate, and thorough responses to customers
  • Support of the sales and marketing team for the purpose of business growth
  • Maintain the existing product statements by ecolabel and intended application use
  • Develop new product statements by ecolabeling criteria
  • Collaborate with Regulatory teams to ensure product compliance with ecolabeling requirements
  • Build and maintain a database of our product offering by ecolabels
  • Maintain RSPO mass balancing certification by managing audit process and internal compliance
  • Determine new ways to improve our sustainability offering
  • Keep current with market trends, competition, and regulatory trends
  • Identify new customer needs and provide input for new product development
  • Ensure selling tools are up to date and available


Job Requirements

  • BSc / MSc in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or related field
  • 5 years of relevant Product Specialist, R&D, Quality, PSRA, or Manufacturing experience
  • Written and spoken fluency in English required
  • Cross-cultural and cross-functional collaboration
  • Project management capabilities and skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, customer focused, result oriented, problem-solving abilities

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