Manager, Sustainability

Manager, Sustainability, Peachtree City, Georgia

When you join our team as Manager, Sustainability, you will lead our sustainability
initiatives and drive sustainable practices throughout our organization. We are committed to integrating
sustainable principles into our operations and decision-making processes and we are looking for a dynamic and expeirence Sustainability Manager to lead that.

At Interfor, we are
committed to fostering a workplace culture that prioritizes safety, embraces
diversity, and champions sustainability. As part of our sustainability
strategy, we uphold three core pillars: safety, people, and climate. Safety remains paramount,
with our goal being that everyone returns home safely. We recognize that our
strength lies in the diversity of our workforce, and our aim is to develop a
team that reflects the communities in which we operate in. Additionally, we are
dedicated to having a positive influence on the climate and environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and implement sustainability strategies and initiatives aligned with the company’s values, goals, and regulatory requirements.
  • Lead internal engagement to build awareness and understanding of sustainability, including how initiatives directly contribute to the company’s market value, employee and customer satisfaction, and operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate with various departments and internal stakeholders to lead initiatives in support of a diverse and inclusive workplace and reduced emissions, waste, and water consumption.
  • Coordinate ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) reporting and disclosure processes, ensuring compliance with relevant standards including activities related to updating Interfor’s annual Sustainability Report.
  • Support the ongoing review of Interfor’s policies and processes to help identify gaps and ensure alignment with best practices.
  • Conduct ESG risk assessments, identify areas for improvement and engage with advisory and analytics services where required.
  • Monitor and report on ESG performance, including key performance indicators (KPIs) and benchmarks.
  • Stay informed about emerging sustainability trends, best practices, and regulations to inform strategy development and ensure compliance.
  • Guide the organization, where applicable, in identifying and pursuing investment opportunities that yield both sustainability and financial returns, reinforcing the link between sustainability and business value.
  • Engage with external stakeholders to promote awareness and understanding of ESG issues and strategy.

What You Offer

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in environmental science/management, sustainability, business administration, or related area of specialization.
  • Proven experience, 5+ years, in sustainability management, environmental consulting, corporate responsibility, or related field.
  • Strong understanding of ESG principles, frameworks, disclosure requirements, and reporting standards.
  • Familiarity with relevant environmental regulations, reporting requirements, and certification programs is preferred.
  • Strong business acumen with an understanding of how sustainability impacts financial performance and market positioning, including experience in measuring and articulating return on investment (ROI) for sustainability initiatives.
  • Experience working for a company that operates in both the United States and Canada is an asset.
  • Ability to travel within the United States and Canada is required.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Strategic thinking with the ability to assess opportunities, risks, and understand cost benefit analysis.
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Ability to work independently, with direction and guidance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and external parties.
  • Skills in managing projects from inception to completion, coordinating cross-functional teams to achieve sustainability goals and communicate their value.

Who We Are
Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer
Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:

  • Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)
    • Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Optional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
  • HSA Medical Plan with Employer Match
  • Supplemental Insurance (Accident, Hospital & Critical Illness)
  • 401(k) Matching Plan
  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Participation in our Short-Term Incentive Plan (STIP)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.