Manager Process Engineer - Sustainability (m/f/d) Temp until October 31st 2024




To engineer market leading components, products, processes and experiences, meeting very high environmental standards which improve brand competitiveness and enable adidas to deliver added value to consumers and athletes.


Key Accountabilities


  • Carry out environmental modelling, Techno-Economic Analysis and data analytics on novel processes quantifying all inputs and outputs of material flows to enable process optimisation for commercial upscaling.
  • Use computational engineering knowledge and tools to drive projects aligned with Future and Brand priorities.
  • Establish partnerships with key internal and external partners.
  • Collaborate with the cross functional teams to create innovative experiences, processes and products. Constantly search out engineering and consumer insights that could lead to innovation opportunities.
  • Grow and develop the competency of process engineering delivering techniques and analysis that can add value and solve technical problems for the cross functional teams.
  • Explore new areas of process engineering that can drive innovation and fuel creativity.  Actively work with start-ups, consultants and research partners to establish new technologies and processes that can solve problems and drive innovation.


Additional Accountabilities


  • Educate and train colleagues by sharing knowledge on an on-going basis
  • Prepare concept and results-based reports and presentations, communicating to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Stay connected to relevant current and upcoming research, technologies, methods, and industry trends.  Build an effective information network
  • Identify and partner with industry-leading organizations to extend the capability of the team
  • Consider legal implications of innovative concepts, working with the legal team to protect product, technology, innovation, process, and design


Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience


  • Solid understanding of environmental engineering
  • Curiosity for science and technology along with a passion for making insights in the field of sport
  • Experience in Lifecycle Assessment (LCA) and Techno Economic Analysis (TEA).
  • Knowledge of environmental modelling and data analytics.
  • Experience with academic and applied research
  • Fluent English (Required), Fluent German (advantageous)
  • Scientific Programming experience (C#, Python, Matlab TCL)
  • Understanding of computational tools such as SimaPro, OpenLCA, TEAM, and Gabi.




  1. University Degree in environmental engineering, process engineering, or related field
  2. Minimum 3 years progressive experience in relevant field.
  3. Equivalent combination of education (PhD) and/or experience will be considered




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Job Title:  Manager Process Engineer - Sustainability (m/f/d) Temp until October 31st 2024

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Fürth
TEAM:  Engineering
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Limited Duration
Number:  204061