Technical Assistant – Ethical and Sustainability (Placement Year/Graduate Internship)

at JC Dudley
Location Chesham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted 03/04/2024
Category Food and Fresh Produce
Temporary Opportunities
Job Type Temporary Vacancies
Closing Date Apply ASAP
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How to Apply

JC Dudley is a family-run business with a wealth of experience serving ingredients to its long-standing clients in the industrial and foodservice sectors of the food & drinks industry. JC Dudley is passionate about produce and has established strong relationships with its suppliers and clients, some of which represent leading brands at the forefront of sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

To help draw up a JC Dudley Sustainability Strategy, and to implement the Sustainability Strategy.

  • Undertake a carbon-based life cycle assessment of JC Dudley scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, if necessary working with climate consultants
  • Determine a corrective action plan to reduce scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions from JC Dudley operations,
  • Ensure ingredients and packaging are sustainably sourced,
  • Ensure the Sustainability Strategy is effectively communicated to internal and external stakeholders.

Supplier management

  • Assist with management of the supplier data base,
  • Ensure sustainability standards are implemented at primary and secondary production sites,
  • Work with suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, and
  • Undertake materiality risk assessments on suppliers and, where necessary, develop a continuous improvement programme with the suppliers to mitigate socioenvironmental risks from the supply chain.

Project management

  • Support suppliers with the implementation and communication to stakeholders of sustainability projects.


  • Keep abreast of UK and EU sustainability legislation and ensure regulatory compliance for JC Dudley, and
  • Key considerations of legislation shall be communicated to suppliers.

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