Environmental & Sustainability Graduate (Permanent)

Environmental & Sustainability Graduate  Job type: Permanent Working Pattern: Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 16:30, Friday 08:00 – 15:30 Salary: £30,000 + production bonus   Are you ready to take your career to the next level? At Rittal-CSM, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and excellence.  Our clients are […]

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Environmental & Sustainability Graduate 

Job type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 16:30, Friday 08:00 – 15:30

Salary: £30,000 + production bonus


Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

At Rittal-CSM, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and excellence.  Our clients are the leading technology companies globally!  They are well-known for their significant impact on the digital landscape, are leaders in various online services, including social networking, virtual reality, and augmented reality.  They are major players in the software, hardware, and cloud computing industries.

With a focus on technology-driven strategies and business excellence, we strive to exceed expectations and drive growth in the industry.  As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a proactive and talented individual to join our team as an Environmental and Sustainability Graduate, providing support for our Safety, Health and Environment Department.

About Us:

We specialise in enclosures, climate control systems, power distribution, and IT infrastructure.  We provide solutions for industrial and IT applications.  We are proud of our diverse and talented workforce.

Job Description:

Working within the Safety, Health and Environment Department, you will help plan, shape and execute key initiatives in line with Environmental Social Governance.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Learning the requirements of the Environmental Management Systems as well as compliance standards ISO 14001.
  • Assist with identifying and supporting site environmental improvement projects.
  • Identify site waste streams, evaluate opportunities to reduce waste and implement alternative disposal methods to eliminate waste to landfill.
  • Promote energy consumption reduction as a key tool for site sustainability and identify plausible opportunities to reduce site energy use.
  • Educate contractors, visitors and site personnel on waste reduction, recycling and energy use.
  • Calculate and track performance against site and regional energy/environmental KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) on a monthly basis.
  • Provide environmental analysis for plant Risk Assessments
  • Assist with the management of site environmental incidents, hazards and environmental aspects.
  • Assist with other activities within the Environmental, Health and safety department, such as COSHH Assessments, problem solving sheets, close-out audit actions, signage on the factory floor etc.
  • Collect and manage data associated with environmental requirements, including inspections, auditing, and record retention.
  • Develop environmental articles for newsletter.
  • Assist with preparation and presentation of environmental trainings.
  • Overall department support and duties as assigned.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Must have a degree in an Environmental Science or similar discipline, with a grade of at least 2:2.
  • Organised and able to manage own time.
  • Great with people and a strong team player
  • Great at solving problems.
  • Able to adapt to different situations.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to cope with physically demanding work.
  • Numerically skilled
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn.
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Dedicated and committed.


Rittal-CSM will proactively support your environmental career by:

  • Enabling your continuous improvement
  • Funding the right candidate through their NEBOSH Certificate in Environment


What We Value:

At Rittal-CSM we celebrate diversity and welcome individuals from all walks of life. To thrive in this role, we are looking for candidates who embody our company values:

  • Teamwork: A proven track record of fostering collaboration among diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Training: A passion for developing your own or your peers’ capabilities to always ensure we are able to drive the business forward.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills to ensure clarity and understanding across all levels of the organisation.
  • Recognition: An understanding and appreciation for diverse perspectives.


What’s in it for you?

Our employee experience is at the heart of everything we do.  That’s why we offer:

  • Opportunity to make a significant impact: Your ideas will shape the future of our products and services, making a real difference in the lives of our customers.
  • Room for innovation: We value creativity, learning and personal growth. We encourage out-of-the-box thinking.  Bring your ideas to the table and watch them come to life!
  • Career growth: We believe in investing in our team members’ professional development. As an Environmental and Sustainability Graduate, you’ll have access to ongoing training and advancement opportunities.
  • Collaborative environment: Join a supportive and diverse team of like-minded professionals who are passionate about developing new business and serving customers.
  • Recognition and rewards: Your hard work and dedication will be acknowledged and rewarded, both financially and through career advancement opportunities.  If you’re ready to embark on an exciting journey where your skills will be valued, your ideas will be heard, and your contributions will be celebrated, then we want to hear from you!

This role will also offer you a brilliant rewards package which includes:

  • A salary of £30,000.
  • Company bonus based on attendance, productivity, and quality.
  • Life insurance 3 x your salary.
  • Pension contributions matched to 5%.
  • Core working hours to allow you flexible working from the start.
  • Hybrid working

This is a full-time position, based on working Monday – to Friday, 39 hours a week.

How to Apply:

If you are a proactive and technically inclined individual with a passion for supporting global business initiatives and customer satisfaction, we encourage you to apply for this Environmental and Sustainability Graduate position.  To apply, please email your CV to: jobs@rittal-csm.co.uk

Rittal-CSM is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Your unique perspective and talents will help us continue to thrive and innovate in our industry.


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