Head of Sustainability (m/f/d)

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Our mission

We are proud supporters of storytellers. Every toy we develop is made to the highest level of quality, detail and authenticity so that they can instantly spark the stories in children.

Come and be part of our great, growing team. We are Schleich: the glorious, premium brand which has doubled its turnover in just 5 years, fueled by creativity, curiosity and a lot of fun.
We are offering a beautiful office location, flexibility and a high degree of trust and empowerment. Driven by an overwhelming strategic growth agenda and backed up by a global equity firm we are almost ready for the future, missing just one important link:


Head of Sustainability (m/f/d)
in Schwäbisch Gmünd

Your core tasks

  • Development of a roadmap and plan of action to implement Sustainability at Schleich, with alignment on supply chain strategy, supplier selection, and ESG considerations
  • Implementation of Environment and Sustainability practices and compliance at Schleich globally based on industry standards, government regulations and best practises
  • Contact person for external requests and external as well as internal communication via direct and digital communication channels
  • Internal training of Schleich's Environmental and Sustainability practices and requirements to Schleich employees
  • Participation and benchmarking within Sustainability Associations and Trade Organizations
  • Measurement and reporting of Environment and Sustainability status, KPIs and improvements at Schleich
  • Documentation describing Environmental and Sustainability standards and policies within ISO9001 process

Your profile

  • You have an university degree (preferred Masters) in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or equivalent.
  • You bring a minimum of 8 years of work experience associated with environment and sustainability, energy management, supplier management and quality compliance.
  • You have strong influencing skills with the ability to energize other employees in order to actively engage in Environmental and Sustainability projects and programs.
  • You are outgoing, communicative, and have strong networking capabilities within the industry.
  • You are able to work and lead cross-functionally.
  • Your Microsoft Office skills are excellent (esp. Excel, Powerpoint and PowerBI).
  • You are an expetional communicator in English and German.

Our offer

  • You will become part of a growing company with performance-related pay and attractive conditions.
  • You can expect an open and cooperative corporate culture with flat hierarchies and fast decision-making processes.
  • We support you in the best possible way with intensive training and constantly accompany your development.
  • We offer you exciting tasks in an international environment with plenty of scope for creativity.
  • Team spirit is important to us! You can expect an open team with team spirit and fun at work and with our products. 

Would you like to grow with us and accompany the wonderful journey of our company?

Then we look forward to receiving your detailed application! Please apply exclusively online – it's quick and easy and ensures the protection of your personal data.