Director Sustainability

Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33403

Company: TBC Corporation

Company Overview

With $5 billion in revenue and 3,800+ employees in the U.S., Mexico and Canada, TBC Corporation is a leader in the mobility industry and one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires through wholesale and franchise operations. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico through TBC Brands, NTW, TBC International, and TBC de Mexico. Additionally, TBC responds to the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 2,000 franchised tire and automotive service centers under the Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.


TBC markets on a wholesale basis to regional tire chains and distributors serving independent tire dealers throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico. TBC has 20 proprietary brands of tires specializing in passenger, commercial, farm and specialty tires. In 2005, TBC Corp. was purchased by Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA). SCOA is the largest subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan’s major integrated trading and investment business enterprises. In 2018 Michelin, the largest tire manufacturer in Europe, invested in the company which is now a 50:50, privately held joint venture between Sumitomo and Michelin.


This is an opportunity to put TBC on a path to reduce the environmental impact our operations have on people and the planet. You will report to the Vice President, Asset Protection. Your key stakeholders will include both internal and external constituents including employees, suppliers, franchisees, shareholders, and customers. You will have a knack for influencing business leaders to drive improving metrics across sustainability measures.

TBC Corporation needs someone with broad knowledge of sustainability strategies and tactics. You will possess the desire to collaborate cross-functionally, as well as tie sustainability initiatives to strategic business objectives. Although prior automotive and/or distribution experience is only preferred, prior experience building a program from the ground up is a necessity.


This role will be a Hybrid work environment.

Job Responsibilities

•    Oversee the Environmental Compliance team to support TBC’s environmental sustainability and compliance efforts.
•    Develop and lead a multi-pronged strategy for sustainability.
•    Calculate current carbon footprint and develop objectives and metrics to achieve short- and long-term goals, including eventual carbon neutrality.
•    Implement a process to continually audit the sustainability program to ensure objectives are being met. 
•    Work cross-functionally to drive program awareness and ensure each business unit contributes to sustainability targets.
•    Develop and execute an overall program/project management, operational, and change management strategy related to business initiatives/processes.
•    Create dashboards and reporting to track performance for various audiences.
•    Work cross-functionally with Communications, Marketing, & Operational Business Units to raise awareness and implement successful strategies.
•    Understanding current and future market challenges in terms of sustainability and be the primary educator to employee-base and external stakeholders.
•    Lead the organization utilizing Operational Excellence tools to reduce or eliminate environmental waste and cost impacts.
•    Ensure TBC Corporation is complaint with all applicable laws and regulations applicable to the operating companies.
•    Ensure that TBC Corporation has all the applicable environmental permits needed to operate a compliant organization.
•    Ensure compliance to periodic regulatory reporting requirements on hazardous waste, storm water, wastewater, CO2 impact, and etc.
•    Ensure environmental remediation projects are on time and on budget.
•    Consult, if needed, on any environmental impacts to new TBC business ventures, real estate transactions, policy changes, or other business needs.
•    Oversee periodic reviews on environmental liability reserves and make recommendations where changes to reserves are needed.
•    Other duties as assigned.


  • At least 15 years in an Environmental related field.
  • At least 5 years progressive leadership experience in Sustainability.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science or engineering (Master’s Degree preferred).
  • Strong understanding of how to measure environmental sustainability and develop annual and long-term targets.
  • Knowledge and experience in global environmental standards and frameworks: such as UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
  • Deep understanding of relationships between business functions and operational interaction.
  • Experience building and executing a global program from scratch.
  • Automotive service retail or distribution industry experience is preferred.
  • Creative thinker with strong interest in executing new strategies to drive increasing value to our customers, partners, suppliers, shareholders, and employees.
  • Strong presentation skills with experience working at both executive and board levels.
  • Possess executive presence and interpersonal skills that enable you to build relationships internally and externally.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to build out metrics and synthesize data.
  • Possess an established network of environmental sustainability colleagues from whom you can seek advice.
  • Bilingual in Spanish / English is a plus.


  • Competitive compensation and bonus opportunities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Company paid short term disability and company subsidized long term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  •  401(k) with company match and immediate 100% vesting
  • Generous paid vacation and paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Purchasing power program that allows associates with a year of service to make retail purchases through convenient payroll deduction
  • Tire purchase discounts
  • And more! 

 TBC Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Work Environment.

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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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