START YOUR CAREER ON THE BLUE WAY

Since 2000, bluesign technologies ag has stood for innovation along with social and environmental responsibility. We provide sustainability services and information based on verified data for responsible textile production. This serves to eliminate harmful substances right from the very start of the manufacturing process. Do you share our passion for making this planet a safer place? 

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EXPERTISE AROUND THE WORLD

We are a globally active company with headquarters in Switzerland and locations in several countries worldwide. Our international Bluesign team consists of high-performing and experienced professionals in chemistry and textile technology, as well as environmental science and other areas of expertise. The range of job areas includes chemical assessors, consultants, programmers, developers, project managers, as well as sales and marketing experts. How can you add value to Bluesign?

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Share our bluesign values

The Bluesign approach is to provide excellent service and quality to our customers worldwide. To us, service means demonstrating a supportive, helpful and professional attitude, understanding our customers’ needs, and interacting with comprehensive knowledge. We welcome those who share our enthusiasm for data-based solutions that increase environmental responsibility and create business value.

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS

At Bluesign, we create a positive working environment and actively promote your personal development. To achieve this goal, we offer you a variety of training and continuing education opportunities, in addition to an attractive compensation package. Work-life balance is not an empty buzzword in our company, but a genuine value of our corporate culture. As part of the SGS Group, we combine the attitudes of a large multinational group and a medium-sized enterprise.

VISUALIZE YOUR FUTURE

Are you interested in seeing where your career can take you? We offer challenging opportunities for new graduates and experienced professionals to work in a customer-oriented environment. Our team at Bluesign provides innovative services for a responsible textile industry.

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Bluesign hosts interesting events throughout the year, and participates in several trade shows around the world. Join us at an event near you and get to know Bluesign.

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Ready to take the next step? Then join our team at Bluesign. We are always looking for talent to improve our services and create a better planet.

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BLUESIGN JOB OPENINGS

Would you like to be a part of our success and share our Bluesign values? We look forward to receiving your application for one of our current job openings. We are always happy to receive your resume for future job opportunities as well.

Be a part of the sustainable movement.
Get involved in environmentally friendly and safe textile production. 

Bluesign is a globally operating company with its headquarters in St. Gallen, Switzerland. We offer solutions for textile and related industries to produce safe and environmentally friendly products. Our customers include major international brands, chemical suppliers, and textile manufacturers. Our employees are motivated professionals, focused specialists – and you!

To further develop our business in Japan, we are looking for a: 

Customer Relation Management – CRM Manager (Japan -Tokyo/Yokohama/Osaka)

 

Job Description
If motivating and collaborating with textile supply chain to make systemic progress in the journey of supply chain chemical integrity and sustainability sounds intriguing, then this role may be for you.
This position is for individual who are excited to present sustainability solution to decision makers of companies, support customer along the phase of implementing bluesign system, motivating customer to improve further regardless of their achievement level in the sustainability journey. 
The task also includes support activities of promoting value of bluesign system and services to bigger audience through public speeches, media and events. 
If you are a confident, yet humble, professional with a passion for enabling customer excellence, a desire for life-long learning, and a principled lifestyle seeking to make the world a better place, then we encourage you to apply to join our team.
This job is extremely challenging yet infinitely rewarding when progress is made. It demands both a high degree of independence as well as collaboration and cooperation.

 

Major Responsibilities

  • Customer relationship management
    • Service and support for existing customers 
    • Customer training 
    • Coordinating customer related activities 
  • Supporting the regional CRM Manager in Switzerland HQ in development of the local market in line with the company strategy and individual budget tasks
  • Acquiring new customers and follow-up on inquiries and quotations
  • Promoting Bluesign and the bluesign® SYSTEM at trade shows, conferences, presentations, etc.
  • Supporting communications in the local market 
  • Supporting the Technical Service team during screening/audit preparation, on-site visits, and implementation of the bluesign® SYSTEM

 

Qualifications

  • Education background in textile or chemical engineering
  • >10 years professional experience in the textile value chain 
  • Sales or customer relation management experience preferred 
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively
  • Affinity to sustainability 
  • Willingness to learn
  • High communication and negotiating skills
  • Willingness to travel in Japan and occasionally abroad
  • Fluent in Japanese and English language, both written and spoken
  • Experience and respect working across different countries, cultures and languages

 


What’s in it for you

  • Opportunity to work in the field of sustainability and acquire contacts with a wide variety of organizations
  • Role with key responsibilities in a dynamic and global workplace environment
  • Great benefits and flexible working hours
  • Be a part of an internationally driven organization with a purpose that will broaden your horizon

 


Interested? Send us your application and corresponding documents, your earliest possible start date, and your salary expectations via e-mail to Ms. Irma Del Vecchio, HR: recruitment@bluesign.com 


We look forward to getting to know you.

 

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Be a part of the sustainable movement.

Get involved in environmentally friendly and safe textile production.

bluesign technologies is a globally operating company with its headquarters in St. Gallen, Switzerland. We offer environmental solutions for the textile and apparel supply chains and our company is characterized by the unique combination of expertise in key segments of the textile production such as chemistry, textile technology, environmental technology and supply chain management.  Our employees include motivated professionals, focused specialists and industry experts. Our customers include global chemical suppliers, textile manufactures and international brands including both apparel and footwear.

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, audit, and certification company, and bluesign technologies ag are cooperating to further develop the growth and acceptance of the independent bluesign system. This partnership simplifies the worldwide implementation of the bluesign system in the entire supply chain by allowing access to the extensive and globally established SGS network of approved specialists.

To strengthen our team in St. Gallen, Switzerland we are looking for a

Senior Finance Manager and Operations Support

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

The Senior Finance Manager & Operations Support will:

  • Support the Head of Finance, IT & Operations in all aspect of Business Controlling, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A).
  • Work closely with the SGS Group Finance Team (based in Geneva), for all financial reporting related to bluesign’s operations
  • Together with the accountant, prepare both the statutory accounts (Swiss GAP) as well as the monthly financial statements for Group reporting (IFRS) to SGS.
  • Be the pivot person for the relations with the SGS Geneva HQ (80% Finance, 20% Operations, such as HR, Legal and Taxes)

Specific Responsibilities

FINANCE 

  • Ensure timely, and accurate financial reporting of Bluesign AG
  • Report a consolidated global financial picture for all of our regions.
  • Supervise the accounting for Bluesign AG and supervision of accounting for Bluesign Augsburg branch Germany and consolidated statements for the global Bluesign Group.
  • Report a consolidated global financial picture for all of our regions.
  • Support the Head of Finance for reviewing and analyzing monthly performance of the business sector and assisting management in evaluating strengths and weaknesses in different activities of the business
  • Support the Head of Finance, It & Operations with annual budgeting process as well as long term planning and able to provide strategic recommendations based on financial analysis and projections, cost analysis, and operations plans.  
  • Partner proactively with the Business team to gain and maintain an awareness of business activities, key events, progress of projects and general trends in order the support the divisional management team with the financial assessment of performance and decision making
  • Responsible for all aspect of financial control, including budget monitoring, forecasting etc) over the Business Management costs or projects under the direct responsibility of the Division
  • Monitor, analyze and drive monthly financial reporting highlighting performance variances and working closely with affiliates to identify cause, and to propose correcting measures.
  • Coordinate with other Divisional controllers to ensure an efficient and standardized approach to Divisional Controlling
  • Give necessary support to the commercial staff to collect receivables and reduce DSO.
  • Prepare monthly revenue and sales statistics and reports, as well as ad hoc analysis.
  • Filling tax return in cooperation with SGS Group Taxation.
  • Handling of withholding tax issues with foreign customer.
  • Ensure that internal controls are in place and that internal control matrices are kept up to date at all times.

HR  

  • Act as a liaison between Bluesign AG and SGS Human Resources management for Swiss subsidiaries based in Geneva, concerning administrative tasks, or supporting the recruitment approval process.

Qualifications

Profile

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of financial experience in an international environment
  • Business analysis and project management skills and experience (at least 5 years)
  • Experience of management and financial reporting within a Group as well as internal controls
  • Experience of multi-cultural and matrix driven environments 
  • Experience working with EPM Solutions mandatory (Essbase, HFM, Hyperions Planning, etc) 
  • Familiar with international accounting standards (IAS/IFRS) 
  • Fluent in English and Swiss German

Required Skills

  • At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct
  • Leadership qualities 
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Mature, enthusiastic team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to operate independently and to be flexible 
  • Self-starter and resourceful 
  • Ability to cope with pressure
  • Develop Self and Others.
  • Collaborates Effectively 
  • Delivers Superior Results 
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to details
  • At ease with SAP B1, Oracle, Hyperion or other similar financial systems
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word)

Interested? Send us your application and corresponding documents, your earliest possible start date, and your salary expectations.

We look forward to getting to know you.

 

Apply now

Be a part of the sustainable movement.

Get involved in environmentally friendly and safe textile production.

Bluesign is a globally operating company with its headquarters in St. Gallen, Switzerland. We offer solutions for textile and related industries to produce safe and environmentall friendly products. Our customers include major international brands, chemical suppliers, and textile manufacturers. Our employees are motivated professionals, focused specialists – and you!

To strengthen our team in St. Gallen, Switzerland we are looking for a

Program/Project-Manager 100 %

Job Description

This newly created position offers the opportunity to take an entire division to a new, even more professional level. You will be the link between the management-team, product management and solution development and have a direct line to the business. You will act as a link between IT, project teams, management, board of directors and customers, making a significant contribution to Bluesign's future success.

Major Responsibilities

  • Introduces a new program management in the company and forms an interface to the project managers, respectively leads projects himself/herself
  • Oversees and coordinates all ICT projects of the company considering the strategic and operational objectives of the company and leads the ICT department with 3 employees
  • Works closely with the Product Manager in the development and maintenance of products supported by ICT
  • Monitors the profit and loss of projects and holds responsibility, authority and accountability (RAA) for all ICT project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments
  • Acts as operative project leader and seeks team input to promote rapid resolution to issues  
  • Establishes objectives and goals and provides direction to project teams in areas of potential changes in scope and risk assessment
  • Coops with the finance department in terms of financial planning and controlling of the projects
  • Communicates successfully and persuasively at the project staff, management team, board and client levels
  • Ensures standard project and program management processes are utilized and adequate to support the project execution and teams; Coordinates project reviews, prepares and publishes program management metrics and reports whilst maintaining the metrics for the project
  • Provides periodic project updates
  • Manages the scope and specification for the projects taking into account the needs of customers and stakeholders within the given budget
  • Reports project progress, updates and information, performs project reviews, identifies risks and deviations, and obtains solutions in close coordination with the project sponsor
  • Acts as interface with our corporate structure of our mother-company

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Engineering or Business degree preferred
  • Min 6-10 years’ experience in Program Management; or a combination of Program Management, Business Analyst, Product Management
  • Experienced in project management plus IT architecture and/or DB-Architecture
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in program/project management methodologies, processes and tools
  • Project Management (SGO) accreditation or equivalent recommended
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written, with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to all levels
  • Fluent in English and German languages

Personal Skills

  • Strong communication, organization and negotiation skills
  • Confident appearance towards project staff, management, board of directors and customers
  • Strong analytical, organizational and management skills
  • Business awareness, customer focused
  • Confident and dynamic personality, good team working skills
  • Ability to work in a team but also independently, meeting tight deadlines, solve problems with limited supervision

What’s in it for you

  • Have the chance to develop and build up an area yourself
  • Great benefits and a modern workplace
  • Be a part of an internationally driven organization with a purpose that will broaden your horizon

Interested? Send us your application and corresponding documents, your earliest possible start date, and your salary expectations.

We look forward to getting to know you.

 

Apply now

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