Director, Sustainability Engineering Programs

Brunswick Corporation
Organization Summary

The Director – Sustainability Engineering Programs is responsible for promoting and driving sustainable technical projects across the Brunswick enterprise, and embedding sustainability within engineering programs.

The Director will understand and influence new product development programs across the enterprise to ensure these programs are sustainable and that future strategic programs incorporate sustainable elements and features.  The Director will develop a strong understanding of the Company’s long-term  carbon reduction goals, the required efficiency and emissivity of products and programs to ensure new products are consistent with the Company’s carbon reduction goals. 

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
work remotely
Primary Duties

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gain and maintain a deep understanding of sustainability initiatives, carbon reduction goals, and timing to achieve carbon reduction goals. 
  • Develop KPIs, roadmaps, and strategies to advance and track the Company’s carbon reduction objectives and progress against science-based targets.
  • Establish KPIs, roadmaps, and strategies to embed sustainability in all elements of new product design.  Develop and deliver monthly scorecard regarding sustainability technical projects.
  • Work closely with technical teams across the divisions, at the Company’s iJet Laboratory at the University of Illinois, with investee companies, and external partners to promote sustainability in all elements of new product design.
  • Collaborate closely with Insights & Analytics teams for innovation development.
  • Partner with Communications and Marketing teams to assist with sustainability programming and public relations strategy as it relates to technical sustainability issues.
  • Develop and maintain cross-functional relationships to collaborate with various departments and functions as needed to promote sustainability programming and technical programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or Sustainability Science, or other related disciplines
  • Ten or more years’ experience in technology development and/or engineering function.
  • Experienced leader with demonstrated success in driving/facilitating innovation and ability to influence others.
  • Passionate about sustainability.
  • Solution oriented, team first collaborator, strategic visionary and digital thinker, empathetic and curious to learn.
  • Ability to pull insights from multiple sources and synthesize into a compelling story for change.
  • High familiarity with strategy development and innovation processes.
  • Strong skills and experience with diagnosing and resolving complex problems and opportunities.
  • Ability to craft vision and strategy and make it come to life with actionable plans.
  • Strong analytical, decision making, influence, and compelling communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams to deliver strong sustainability plans.
  • Entrepreneur can-do attitude to find ways to break down growth barriers.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and leading through change.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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