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Sustainable Manufacturing Manager, Waste

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
3 May 2024

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At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


The Sustainable Manufacturing Manager - Waste will play a pivotal role in helping Burberry achieve our Sustainability Product and Planet commitments by developing and implementing a waste reduction and revalue programme for our Supply Chain's production waste. You will actively engage with our internal teams as well as our supply chain partners to map and identify key raw material efficiencies at early stages of the product lifecycle and 'waste' revaluing opportunities.


  • Developing programmes to reduce waste and find new uses for leftover materials.
  • Partnering with internal teams and suppliers to improve efficiency from design to production.
  • Implementing best practices for waste management and exploring new recycling technologies.
  • Collaborating with industry stakeholders to accelerate progress towards circularity.
  • Contributing to Burberry's broader sustainability goals in water, energy, and chemicals.


  • Master's degree in Textile/Leather Engineering or relevant field with experience in garment/accessory manufacturing and material efficiency.
  • Passionate about supply chain, sustainability, and circular economy.
  • Excellent programme management skills, experience with supply chain implementation and cross-functional collaboration.
  • Experience in water, energy or chemical sustainability would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and social skills with experience building partnerships and working in collaborative learning environments.
  • Fluency in English (Italian desirable), proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Availability to travel.



Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || SUSTAINABLE MANUFACT - RNABLEW || n/a ||


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