This position is offered in Apple’s Asia Pacific Environmental Initiatives Team. The mission of the Environmental Initiatives team is to ensure that Apple’s products and processes meet and surpass national and regional environmental regulatory requirements.
In addition, the team anticipates upcoming trends, helps to formulate proactive approaches, supports the development of environmental leadership programs and liaises with environmental experts outside of Apple.
The APAC team supports Apple’s corporate environmental groups to deliver programs on amongst others carbon foot-printing, material closing loop, elimination of hazardous substances, energy efficiency, product recycling and take-
back solutions. The major focus of this position is to identify proactive opportunities in China in order to drive Apple’s environmental programs forward.
We are seeking for a dynamic and innovative individual with both strategic and operational thinking capabilities, who wants to drive change and enjoys working in a high paced and international work environment.
The candidate will need to have affinity to environmental policy, engage with policy makers, monitor key environmental trends, engage with external stakeholders and follow up with Apple internal cross-
functional teams to further Apple’s environmental leadership.
Science and / or Engineering degree in a direction relevant to this job;
Min. 5 years working experience in environmental area, good understanding of circular economy policy, experience on waste shipment and end of life device collection are prerequisite;
Proven track record of making a difference and driving innovation and progress in complex organizations;
Experience interacting with interdisciplinary project teams, good communication skills with a proven ability to influence others and entrepreneurial mind set;
Good Chinese / English communication skills;
Supply chain experience is preferred;
Location : Beijing, China
Monitor and assess circular economy trends including waste management, waste shipment and EPR policy by engaging thought leaders, policy makers / regulators and leading organizations in the environmental field;
Communicate Apple internally on key policy trends and evaluate potential impact to the company and supply chain, formulate recommendations, strategy and plan of action on how Apple could engage and response accordingly;
Support Apple’s material closing loop initiative through working with environmental team in headquarter and other internal / external stakeholders;
Identify opportunities for Apple to support the setup of leadership initiatives considering circular economy principles such as collection of end of life device.
Engage and represent Apple in appropriate local fora with respective to emerging environmental initiatives;
Science and / Engineering degree in a direction relevant to this job, chemical and environmental engineering background preferred;