Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Posted on: January 21, 2023
At Oshkosh, we build, serve and protect people and communities
around the world by designing and manufacturing some of the
toughest specialty trucks and access equipment. We employ over
15,000 team members all united by a common purpose. Our engineering
and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is
critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people
do their jobs every day.
Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in
Oshkosh, WI. We specialize in manufacturing heavy duty equipment
vehicles such as military vehicles, truck bodies, specialty trucks,
fire apparatus, and access equipment with over 29 locations and
15,000 team members world-wide.
For the third consecutive year, Oshkosh has been named to the 2021
Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) and has been recognized
as Barron's Top 100 Most sustainable companies (check it out here).
In this role, you would directly support our Chief Sustainability
Officer, Kevin Tubbs, who was named one of the top 50 purposeful
influencers driving change (read more here).
Do you have passion for sustainability? Bring a creative,
innovative, forward-thinking and collaborative skillset? In this
role, you get to help serve those that serve, and make a difference
in people's lives.
The Sustainability Manager will drive sustainability strategy,
programs, and engagement across the company and with our
stakeholders. The Manager will be responsible for tasks essential
to advancing the overall corporate sustainability performance. This
role will manage sustainability initiatives, spearhead
environmental and sustainability projects, provide guidance and
recommendations to all our business segments, and partner with
internal and external parties to increase engagement and awareness.
The Manager will also build and maintain effective relationships
with other business functions, business segments, customers,
suppliers, community representatives and third-party rating
These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may
Manage sustainability and environmental projects. Lead and
implement environmental and sustainability initiatives throughout
Support business development initiatives and activities including
the establishment and attainment of climate targets.
Manage and compile sustainability data for publication and
submittal to agencies and organizations such as Dow Jones
Sustainability Index, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
(SASB), Task Force for Climate Related Disclosure (TCFD), Carbon
Disclosure Project (CDP), and other external rating agencies.
Co- lead with Corporate Branding and Communications the development
and publishing of annual corporate sustainability report. Manage
outside consultants in this activity.
Assist in data analysis and tracking and publishing Key Performance
Monitor and report out on key external trends, peer company
programs, and other resources that may influence Oshkosh's
Develop content and publish internal and external sustainability
and environmental communications.
Manage the Sustainability SharePoint Site.
Set the agenda and work with members of the Corporate
Maintain Global Headquarters Fitwell certification.
Lead Global Headquarters Sustainability initiatives and site
Sustainability Team to engage employees on sustainability related
Develop, lead and execute training events on sustainability and
environmental programs including during new hire orientation.
Develop training materials for sales and business development teams
on Sustainability issues.
Other duties as assigned.
Regular attendance is required.
YOUR EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE
Bachelor's degree in related field and 8+ years of experience
Passion for sustainability and environmental initiatives.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Self-motivator with a strong work ethic and problem-solving
Ability to work effectively with a high performing team both in a
leadership role and as an individual contributor .
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Flexibility and strong desire to be a key contributor to a
successful team for a company viewed as a Sustainability
Knowledge of sustainability reporting initiatives such as GRI,
SBTs, CDP, TCFD, SASB
Familiarity with industry sustainability standards, tools, metrics
and third-party partners.
Knowledge of green building certifications
Technical knowledge of carbon reduction strategies and
Experience managing projects especially related to greenhouse gas
Internal Contacts: Contact across departments or divisions with
employees involving persuasion of others, absent formal authority,
to conform to a policy interpretation or recommend course of
External Contacts: External contact involving the initiation and
maintenance of relationships that can have a significant effect on
the success of the organization.
Communication Skills: Write routine reports, correspondence and
speak effectively before both internal and external groups; Read,
analyze and interpret business manuals, technical procedures and/or
government regulations: Read, analyze and interpret scientific and
technical journals, financial reports and legal documents; Prepare
and/or present written communications that pertain to controversial
and complex topics; Language: English.
Decision-Making: Decisions may require development or application
of alternatives or precedents; Available guides or precedents are
limited. Has authority over the allocation of resources;
Significant responsibility for decisions and final results,
affecting more than one function or a function with multiple
Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving: Generally governed by
broad instructions and objectives usually involving frequently
changing conditions and problems; Work requires the ability to plan
and perform work in light of new or constantly changing problems,
work from broad instruction, and deal with complex factors not
easily evaluated. Decisions require considerable judgment,
initiative and ingenuity in areas there is little precedent; Work
requires the ability to act independently in the formulation and
administration of policies and programs for major departments or
Supervisory/Managerial: Recommends personnel actions (hiring,
termination, pay changes). Involves scheduling, supervision, and
evaluation of work of employees who perform similar work
assignments; Scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of work as a
"manager" of the first line supervisors; or perform supervision of
workers who perform distinct and separate blocks of work;
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Physical Demands: Occasional Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting,
Reaching, Climbing, Driving, Bending/Kneeling, Hearing, Talking,
Non-Physical Demands: Frequent Analysis/Reasoning,
Communication/Interpretation, Math/Mental Computation, Reading,
Sustained Mental Activity (i.e., auditing, problem solving, grant
writing, composing reports, etc.), and Writing.
Environmental Demands: Frequent Work Alone, Task Changes,
Tedious/Exacting Work, High Volume Public Contact,
Work Schedule: Routine shift hours.
Demands/Deadlines: High volume and variable work demands and
deadlines impose strain on routine basis or considerable stress
intermittently; OR regular direct contacts with distressed
individuals within the immediate work environment; and/or exposure
to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate
Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your
future. We encourage professional development and champion our
employees' success through various skills and training
opportunities. Named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by
Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at
Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members
around the world who embody them.
We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are
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Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable
accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need
assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of
the employment process, please contact us at: or .
Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all
individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or
veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as
provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an
Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge . click apply for
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