We are looking for a Sustainability Intern to join our team!
Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions. Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers. In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®. To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.
The sustainability intern will report to the director of sustainability.
Primary focus will be on completing Lifecycle Assessments (LCAs) for ADS’s products using OpenLCA software. Experience with completing LCAs is a plus but not required for the position. Secondary focus will be assisting in developing and launching a sustainable procurement program including supplier code of conduct and launch of supplier sustainability self-assessment using an external platform.
Additional projects will include assisting with environmental metrics (including energy, GHG emissions, water and waste) with a particular focus on improving the water consumption data, compiling data and narrative for the annual sustainability report, and assisting with additional external sustainability assessments as needed (DJSI, CDP, Ecovadis, etc.).
Position open to undergraduates
Students must have sophomore status to be considered
Preferred majors Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS); other majors will be considered with applicable experience
No GPA requirement
Successful candidates will possess:
Desire to advance sustainability at a growing company
Strong verbal and written communication skills, and analytical skills
Ability to clearly articulate complex ideas and creatively solve problems
Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship management skills
Proficiency with MS Office applications (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Requisition ID: 2021-9337
External Company URL: http://www.ads-pipe.com/en/
Street: 4640 Trueman Blvd