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Recycling Jr Manager

  • Posted: 12 Feb 2024
  • Research & Innovation
  • France
  • On-site

About the job


 The mission consists in:

  • Globally to contribute to the achievement of the sustainability roadmap of Danone
  • Lead projects related to innovative recycled materials and implementation of new recycling process
  • Lead projects related to the characterization of recycled materials: physical and chemical characteristics; including life cycle assesment
  • Build recommendations, trainings or any supporting document to make sure knowledge is captured and easy to be spread within the company
  • Organize & formalize scientific and technology surveillance linked to recycling process
  • Build and implement trainings / communications / tool to share knowledge within or outside the company

Key responsibilities  & Interaction

  • Scout for new sorting and recycling process
  • Evaluate new recycling process in collaboration with procurement teams
  • Build close relationships with technology suppliers, academics, and experts in the field
  • Have an updated data base on recycled materials characteristics, understand impact of recycled materials characteristics on Danone processing and packaging
  • Build a network outside the company to foster quality improvement of recycled materials
  • Capitalize good practices in recycling process development, process assessment & contribute to knowledge formalization
  • Evaluate risks related to recycling technology and use of recycled materials
  • Evaluate LCA studies related to recycled materials

Interaction with central and local teams in Danone especially for knowledge transfer.

About you

  • A good knowledge in either Chemistry / Chemical Engineering / Polymer processing/ Materials Science
  • Good knowledge in analytical chemistry
  • A fluency in English
  • Planning and organization skills, combined with attention to detail.
  • Skills in reviewing data, solving problems and establishing priorities.
  • An ability to communicate cross functionally (verbally & written) issues and performance.
  • An ability to meet deadlines with quality output.
  • Team player, willing to work in collaborative way
  • Proactive

About us


Working at Danone is a unique experience. It’s fast-paced and complex and, at times, it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities to learn and grow working with some of the best-known brands in the world, like Evian, Alpro, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon. Bring your unique perspective, ambitions and entrepreneurial ideas to the table – the impact you could make might just surprise you. One Planet. One Health – BY YOU.


* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status