Sustainable Textile Expert / Specialist 100%

  • Full-time

Company Description

Be a part of the sustainable movement.
Get involved in environmentally friendly and safe textile production.

Bluesign is a globally operating company with its headquarters in St. Gallen, Switzerland. We offer solutions for textile and related industries to produce safe and environmentally friendly products. Our customers include major international brands, chemical suppliers, and textile manufacturers. Our employees are motivated professionals, focused specialists – and you!

To strengthen our bluesign® ACADEMY team in Germany, Slovakia, Italy, Spain or Turkey, we are looking for a

Sustainable Textile Expert / Specialist 100%
(part time home office possible)

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

  • Be the expert for production processes in the textile industry
  • Be the expert for sustainability and EHS aspects in the textile industry
  • Contribute to the development of the bluesign® CRITERIA
  • Give expert advice and support to our system partners
  • Conduct external and internal trainings and webinars
  • Develop and maintain training and knowledge documents
  • Be the subject matter expert (SME) to development e-learnings with our training manager
  • Develop new services to raise the value of the bluesign® SYSTEM and the bluesign® ACADEMY
  • Networking with relevant stakeholders from associations, NGOs, academia

Ideal Profile

  • Technical degree, textile related (e.g. Msc textile engineer, mechanical engineer)
  • Proven experience (ideally > 10 years) in the field of textile manufacturing
  • Having expert knowledge in the area EHS (Environment, Health and Safety)
  • Having in depth knowledge of impacts caused by the textile (e.g. Carbon/water/chemical footprint, air/water emission)
  • Being well connected with relevant industry organizations (e.g. Transformers foundation, Textile Exchange, AFIRM)
  • Having a good understanding of the sustainability label landscape
  • Having profound knowledge of regulatory requirements related to chemicals in the textile industry (e.g. REACh, POPs, Prop 65 regulation)
  • Being passionate about sustainable development and education
  • Being able to study new subjects in the quickly developing field of sustainability and extract key messages
  • Having experience in technical writing


  • Conscientious and organized
  • Ability to drive things forward and motivate others
  • Open-minded
  • Being able to convert complex technical knowledge into appealing trainings/presentations without loss of information
  • Good interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Team worker with proven ability to work independently
  • Very good command of written and verbal communication in English (German or any other language is a plus)

Additional Information

What's in it for you

We offer you a varied and responsible role with lots of freedom in an international and dynamic environment. Great benefits, a modern workplace, and flexible working hours are a matter of course for us in a growing company.

Interested? Send us your application and corresponding documents, your earliest possible start date, and your salary expectations by applying through the following link to Ms. Irma Del Vecchio, HR:

We look forward to getting to know you.


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