Fluence is the leading global energy storage technology and services company, created and backed by Siemens and AES, two industry powerhouses and pioneers in energy storage. Fluence unites the scale, experience, breadth, and financial backing of the two most experienced icons in energy storage.
Our mission is to create a more sustainable future by transforming the way we power our world. Energy storage is critical to this transformation, yet today the market is fragmented and customers face the challenge of finding a trusted technology partner amidst conflicting technical claims, inexperienced vendors and installers, and new market entrants with limited power sector knowledge.
Fluence brings the proven technology solutions and services that overcome the commercial and regulatory barriers that stand in the way of modernizing our energy networks. We are the partner that can deliver at a global scale with the most experienced and knowledgeable team in the world.
Fluence (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services and digital applications for renewables and storage. With a presence in 30 global markets, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ platform, which delivers AI-enabled digital applications for managing and optimizing storage and renewables. The company is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids. For more information, please visit fluenceenergy.com
OUR CULTURE AND VALUES
We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
ABOUT THE POSITION
This position will be based out of Fluence’s Erlangen, Germany office. The Environmental Specialist will be responsible for applying environmental guidance and oversight primarily based on EU and UK regulations by collaborating across divisions to establish company policies and procedures and recommending tangible solutions to ensure regulatory compliance.
At Fluence we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace; if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply! #inclusionmatters #remote
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.
As an Environmental Specialist at Fluence, you will:
Act as a technical advisor to all stakeholders on Fluence environmental matters.
Collaborate with global and regional Environment/Social/Governance, Environmental/Health/Safety, Systems Engineering and Compliance teams to ensure understanding and consistent approach to environmental compliance.
May independently determine approaches to EMEA regional environmental issues.
Advise on environmental matters related to EMEA regulations including but not limited to F-Gases, REACH, RoHS regulatory compliance.
Aid with maintaining ISO 14001 compliance.
Assist global environmental colleagues with development of internal environmental policies, programs, procedures as may be required for company, facility, or project compliance with pertinent regulations.
Develop, plan, lead training programs to promote knowledge of and conformity with environmental requirements for the company at large, as well as at the project and facility level, as requested.
Attends weekly/monthly ESG management meeting and keeps record of environmental related action items.
Collaborate with Environmental/Health/Safety to conduct RCA (Root Cause Analysis) investigations of incidents that may involve risk or potential liability; maintain records of pertinent data and compile required analysis reports on such investigations.
Performs safety walks when in the field and records observations to be entered in Salesforce database.
What will you bring to Fluence?
Master’s degree in Environmental Studies, Engineering or related field and 5+ years' work experience in an environmental management/coordinator type role.
Knowledge of REACH (Including ECHA registration and knowledge on Waste Frame Directive 2008/98/EC), RoHS, WEEE, F-Gas Regulations (existing and upcoming regulations), Battery Directive, POPs regulation, New EU battery regulation.
Experience working in the construction industry and/or energy sector operations with program compliance responsibilities is preferred.
Thorough knowledge of ISO 14001.
Experience working with Salesforce.
Regulatory standards for hazardous / nonhazardous waste management and other associated environmental regulations and applicable legislation.
Professional environmental certification i.e., REM, REP, CEA, CESCO, etc. is a plus.
Fluent in English.
Highly experienced with Microsoft Office tools.
Possess a valid/current EU Passport and valid driver's license.
Ability routinely works with a team that is globally dispersed.
Ability to connect in person at the Erlangen, Germany office and up to 15% global travel.