Sustainability Engineer


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this vacancy

Start your career as a Sustainability Engineer at Vopak Asia and be part of the Energy Transition  journey. We offer you a working environment that is safe and pleasant and where equality, diversity and satisfaction are of paramount importance. Ready to develop yourself and make a positive impact? Improve the world and start as Sustainability Engineer at Vopak.

What will you do as a Sustainability Engineer?

As a Sustainability Engineer, you will be driving sustainability ambitious and performance with a balanced roadmap focusing on care for people, planet and profit. Safety is our first priority. You will be leading the introduction of the sustainable vital products of the future while reducing our own environmental footprint.

What do we offer you?

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We embrace inclusion and diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. 

What do we expect from you as a Sustainability Engineer?

  • Lead the overall GHG roadmap for Asia & Middle East Business Unit in line with 2030 and 2050 targets in collaboration with both Global as well as local teams

  • Bachelor/Master Degree preferably in Engineering (e.g. Chemical, Process, Mechanical) or Science (e.g. Environmental Science, Energy Management)

  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in the area of sustainability, or in projects/portfolio management of GHG reducing initiatives

  • Preferred background from power generation, chemical manufacturing, waste treatment ie. Industries with large CO2 impact

  • Demonstrated knowledge of sustainable business principles, translate strategy into tangible plans and actions, and ability to implement to in a business setting

  • Ability to work independently as well as lead multi-disciplinary teams.  Ability to collaborate, influence and connect with internal as well as external stakeholders

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Your core responsibilities are:

  • Drive the Asia & Middle East teams in improving their sustainability performance roadmap,  principally to reduce GHG and emissions of VOC

  • Responsible for developing and implementing strategies, policies and initiatives that minimize the environmental impact of our operations and contribute to the company's overall sustainability goals 

  • Lead the reporting on scope 1, 2 and 3 in line with the GHG protocol; ability to test and analyse, and drive the use of such data to improve sustainability performance

  • Co-create materials to educate employees in the business unit and improve culture on sustainability, foster a culture of sustainability across departments by promoting awareness and accountability. Provide training and education throughout the organization on GHG and sustainability, as needed

  • Identify opportunities to reduce carbon emissions, energy consumption and waste generation; share this with the local teams and facilitate cross sharing.  Where commonalities exist, support collaboration between teams and repeatability in implementation e.g. solar projects

  • Lead the GHG reduction target validation process with the Science Based Target Initiative and ensure that GHG reduction targets are approved and updated when required

  • Develop annual proposals for the BU on the selection and prioritization of GHG reduction projects to achieve the global targets in the most cost effective way

Want to start as Sustainability Engineer at Vopak?

We are interested in learning more about you. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

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