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Since 2000, bluesign® stands 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? 

Bluesign job openings

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 meet the increasing demand of the industry and to strengthen our team in Japan, we are looking for:

As a bluesign Chemical or Textile Manufacturing Process Expert, you will have the unique opportunity to improve sustainability in the world of textiles, fashion, and apparel. You evaluate and assist chemical companies around the world along their sustainability journey.

The journey for an organization begins with a company assessment regarding environmental and occupational health and the organization’s product stewardship management. Detail orientation and analytical skills play a key for a comprehensive evaluation and gap analysis following the bluesign® CRITERIA requirements. Through the findings of the gap analysis, you will work together with the organization’s management teams in the development of a roadmap. The focus is in reducing negative environmental impacts and increasing resource productivity through the implementation of Best Available Techniques to ensure the organization closes its gaps and reaches its sustainability goals.

You will be a key player in nurturing customer relationships throughout a system partner’s experience.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct environmental/OH&S and product stewardship assessments in chemical or textile companies according to the bluesign® criteria
  • Identify risk areas or regulatory compliance issues
  • Prepare detailed evaluation and assessment reports in English
  • Draft and present findings including company rating to company’s management teams
  • Create roadmaps and action plans with management teams with the goals of improving efficiency and reducing organizations negative environmental impacts
  • Follow-up of roadmap implementation and provide formal performance and feedback evaluations
  • Actualization and maintenance of the business process leading IT tool
  • Project work as needed and agreed
Qualifications
  • Educational background: engineering/natural science/technical degree, ideally textile related (e.g. textile engineer, chemical engineer, environmental scientist or similar)
  • Knowledge of textile manufacturing processes and/or chemical processes
  • Professional experience within the textile, accessory or chemical manufacturing sector
  • Knowledge in the field of product stewardship, classification and labelling as well as regulatory affairs
  • Knowledge in the field of chemistry and/ or plastic industry
  • Knowledge in the fields of environment, health and safety and prior experience with auditing
  • Professional experience requested
  • Proficient in Japanese language
  • Good English skills (especially written)
  • Willingness to travel (30 – 40%)

Personal Skills

  • Conscientious and open minded
  • Enjoys working in an international and intercultural environment
  • Team player with proven ability to work independently
  • Well organized with finely tuned analytical skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgement
  • Ability to offer knowledgeable advice
Additional Information

What’s in it for you?

  • Regional travel and contacts to a vast 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.

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!

Job Description

As a bluesign Chemical Process Expert, you will have the unique opportunity to improve sustainability in the world of textiles, fashion, and apparel. You evaluate and assist chemical companies around the world along their sustainability journey.

The journey for an organization begins with a company assessment regarding environmental and occupational health and the organization’s product stewardship management. Detail orientation and analytical skills play a key for a comprehensive evaluation and gap analysis following the bluesign® CRITERIA requirements. Through the findings of the gap analysis, you will work together with the organization’s management teams in the development of a roadmap. The focus is in reducing negative environmental impacts and increasing resource productivity through the implementation of Best Available Techniques to ensure the organization closes its gaps and reaches its sustainability goals.

You will be a key player in nurturing customer relationships throughout a system partner’s experience.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct environmental/OH&S and product stewardship assessments in chemical companies according to the bluesign® criteria.
  • Identify risk areas or regulatory compliance issues.
  • Prepare detailed evaluation and assessment reports in English.
  • Draft and present findings including company rating to companies’ management teams.
  • Create roadmaps and action plans with management teams with the goals of improving efficiency and reducing organizations negative environmental impacts.
  • Follow-up of roadmap implementation and provide formal performance and feedback evaluations.
  • Actualization and maintenance of the business process leading IT tool
  • Project work as needed and agreed.
Qualifications
  • Educational background: engineering/ natural science/ technical degree, ideally chemistry related (e.g., chemical engineer, environmental scientist or similar)
  • Knowledge of chemical production processes
  • Knowledge in the field of product stewardship, classification and labelling as well as regulatory affairs
  • Knowledge in the field of textile chemistry and/ or plastic industry
  • Knowledge in the fields of environment, health and safety  and prior experience with auditing
  • Professional experience in textile industry would be a plus
  • Good English skills (especially written)
  • Willingness to travel (30 – 40%)

Personal Skills

  • Conscientious and open minded
  • Enjoys working in an international and intercultural environment.
  • Team player with proven ability to work independently
  • Well organized with finely tuned analytical skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgement.
  • Ability to offer knowledgeable advice.
Additional Information

What’s in it for you

  • Regional travel and contacts to a vast 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.

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 meet the increasing demand of the industry and to strengthen our team in Vietnam, we are looking for Textile Assessor in Vietnam.

Job Description

As a Bluesign Textile Manufacturing Process Expert, you will have the unique opportunity to improve sustainability in the world of textiles, fashion, and apparel. You evaluate and assist chemical companies around the world along their sustainability journey.

The journey for an organization begins with a company assessment regarding environmental and occupational health and the organization’s product stewardship management. Detail orientation and analytical skills play a key for a comprehensive evaluation and gap analysis following the bluesign® CRITERIA requirements. Through the findings of the gap analysis, you will work together with the organization’s management teams in the development of a roadmap. The focus is in reducing negative environmental impacts and increasing resource productivity through the implementation of Best Available Techniques to ensure the organization closes its gaps and reaches its sustainability goals.

You will be a key player in nurturing customer relationships throughout a system partner’s experience.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct environmental/OH&S assessments in textile companies according to the bluesign® criteria
  • Identify risk areas or regulatory compliance issues
  • Prepare detailed evaluation and assessment reports in English
  • Draft and present findings including company rating to companies’ management teams
  • Create roadmaps and action plans with management teams with the goals of improving efficiency and reducing organizations negative environmental impacts
  • Follow-up of roadmap implementation and provide formal performance and feedback evaluations
  • Actualization and maintenance of the business process leading IT tool
  • Project work as needed and agreed.
Qualifications
  • Educational background: engineering/ natural science/ technical degree, ideally textile related (e.g. textile engineer, chemical engineer, environmental scientist or similar)
  • Knowledge of textile manufacturing processes
  • Professional experience within the textile, accessory manufacturing sector
  • Knowledge in the fields of environment, health and safety  and prior experience with auditing
  • Professional experience requested
  • Proficient in Vietnam language
  • Good English skills (especially written)
  • Willingness to travel (30 – 40%)

Personal Skills

  • Conscientious and open minded
  • Enjoys working in an international and intercultural environment
  • Team player with proven ability to work independently
  • Well organized with finely tuned analytical skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgement
  • Ability to offer knowledgeable advice
Additional Information

What’s in it for you

  • Regional travel and contacts to a vast 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

Get involved in environmentally friendly and safe textile production – and become part of a sustainable worldwide movement.

bluesign is a global company headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland. We offer solutions for the textile industry and related sectors to produce safe and environmentally friendly products. Our customers include well-known brands, chemical suppliers, and manufacturers. Our employees include motivated professionals, focused specialists – and perhaps soon you too.

Job Description
  • Be the expert for production processes in the textile industry
  • Be the expert for sustainability and EHS aspects in the textile industry
  • Contribute to the development of the bluesign® CRITERIA
  • Give expert advice and support to our system partners
  • Conduct external and internal trainings and webinars
  • Develop and maintain training and knowledge documents
  • Be the subject matter expert (SME) to development e-learnings with our training manager
  • Develop new services to raise the value of the bluesign® SYSTEM and the bluesign® ACADEMY
  • Networking with relevant stakeholders from associations, NGOs, academia
Qualifications
  • Technical degree, textile related (e.g. Msc textile engineer, mechanical engineer)
  • Proven experience (ideally > 10 years) in the field of textile manufacturing
  • Having expert knowledge in the area EHS (Environment, Health and Safety)
  • Having in depth knowledge of impacts caused by the textile (e.g. Carbon/water/chemical footprint, air/water emission)
  • Being well connected with relevant industry organizations (e.g. Transformers foundation, Textile Exchange, AFIRM)
  • Having a good understanding of the sustainability label landscape
  • Having profound knowledge of regulatory requirements related to chemicals in the textile industry (e.g. REACh, POPs, Prop 65 regulation)
  • Being passionate about sustainable development and education
  • Being able to study new subjects in the quickly developing field of sustainability and extract key messages
  • Having experience in technical writing
  • Conscientious and organized
  • Ability to drive things forward and motivate others
  • Open-minded
  • Being able to convert complex technical knowledge into appealing trainings/presentations without loss of information
  • Good interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Team worker with proven ability to work independently
  • Very good command of written and verbal communication in English (German or any other language is a plus)

Get involved in environmentally friendly and safe textile production – and become part of a sustainable worldwide movement.

bluesign technologies ag is a global company headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland. We offer solutions for the textile industry and related sectors to produce safe and environmentally friendly products. Our customers include well-known brands, chemical suppliers, and manufacturers. Our employees include motivated professionals, focused specialists – and perhaps soon you too.

Job Description
  • Be the expert for production processes in the textile industry
  • Be the expert for sustainability and EHS aspects in the textile industry
  • Contribute to the development of the bluesign® CRITERIA
  • Give expert advice and support to our system partners
  • Conduct external and internal trainings and webinars
  • Develop and maintain training and knowledge documents
  • Be the subject matter expert (SME) to development e-learnings with our training manager
  • Develop new services to raise the value of the bluesign® SYSTEM and the bluesign® ACADEMY
  • Networking with relevant stakeholders from associations, NGOs, academia
Qualifications
  • Technical degree, textile related (e.g. Msc textile engineer, mechanical engineer)
  • Proven experience (ideally > 10 years) in the field of textile manufacturing
  • Having expert knowledge in the area EHS (Environment, Health and Safety)
  • Having in depth knowledge of impacts caused by the textile (e.g. Carbon/water/chemical footprint, air/water emission)
  • Being well connected with relevant industry organizations (e.g. Transformers foundation, Textile Exchange, AFIRM)
  • Having a good understanding of the sustainability label landscape
  • Having profound knowledge of regulatory requirements related to chemicals in the textile industry (e.g. REACh, POPs, Prop 65 regulation)
  • Being passionate about sustainable development and education
  • Being able to study new subjects in the quickly developing field of sustainability and extract key messages
  • Having experience in technical writing
  • Conscientious and organized
  • Ability to drive things forward and motivate others
  • Open-minded
  • Being able to convert complex technical knowledge into appealing trainings/presentations without loss of information
  • Good interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Team worker with proven ability to work independently
  • Very good command of written and verbal communication in English (German or any other language is a plus)
Additional Information

This position require hybrid mode and presence in the office for approx. 3 days per week.

Get involved in environmentally friendly and safe textile production.

Bluesign is a globally operating company with its headquarter 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!

Job Description

As our expert for chemical substances you will have the privileged mission to shape the bluesign® SYSTEM and the bluesign® CRITERIA. You will be leading our restricted substance revision process and be the expert for all questions around chemical substance related hazards/risks and relevant global regulations.

You will be representing bluesign in expert councils on events and be part of regulatory working groups.

With your knowledge you will also be supporting our internal/ external training programs as a subject matter expert and support our technical marketing with content.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the restricted substance revision process and the maintenance of bluesign substances lists BSSL, BSBL, RSL
  • Play a leading role to develop further the bluesign substance database
  • Be the expert for chemical substance evaluation concerning hazards and risks
  • Be the expert for global chemical regulations
  • Responsible for the methodology of chemical assessment in the bluesign® TOOL
  • Be part of the further development of the bluesign® CRITERIA
  • Conduct internal and external trainings and support the creating of e-learnings as a subject matter expert
  • Help create and maintain knowledge documents such as factsheets and guidance sheets
  • Support the bluesign® ACADEMY helpdesk
  • Represent bluesign in expert groups and on selected events
  • Be involved in regulatory working groups

Networking with relevant stakeholders from associations, NGOs, academia

Qualifications
  • University degree in toxicology, chemistry, chemical engineering or similar, ideally with PhD
  • More than 10 years of experience in the chemistry regulatory field and/or product stewardship
  • Strong expertise in hazard and risk assessments
  • Profound knowledge of chemical regulations such as REACh, CLP, UN GHS, Proposition 65, CPSIA and others
  • Profound knowledge of the textile supply chain, textile processes and textile chemistry
  • Profound knowledge of the competitive environment in the field of sustainability labels
  • Leadership experience
  • Ideally well connected in the textile industry
  • Conscientious and organized
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Being able to convert complex technical knowledge into appealing training modules/presentations without loss of information
  • Ability to drive things forward and motivate others while staying humble
  • Team worker with proven ability to work independently
  • Excellent English skills (especially written)
Additional Information

This position requires an office presence of approx. 3 days per week. 

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, and sales and marketing experts. How can you add value to bluesign?

Share Our bluesign Values

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.

Attractive benefits

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.

Visualize your future

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.

Meet US

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.

Join US

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.

BLUESIGN KNOW-HOW

Behind bluesign stand people, who, through their personal commitment to environmentally sound textiles, strive to make the world a safer and better place.

Chemists, engineers and technical specialists from different sectors make up our bluesign team. Our professional experience and areas of competency are varied and are ideally supplemented by our common drive to motivate the textile industry to act sustainably.
Protect the good and make the best better – that is the Swiss spirit for which bluesign is noted today. It inspired an international team of experts from more than 80 specialties to work together at bluesign. They accompany partners throughout the world in using fewer hazardous chemicals in resource-improving processes.