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Director, Product Development
We are looking for a Director of Product Development to build and lead the Product Development Unit of our Technology Group. You will identify and execute on development opportunities and acquire assets or resources for the unit. This person will be the primary point of contact, both internally and externally, for all projects relating to material science and PHA applications. Additionally, you will be responsible for making sure any projects relating to product development are executed in a timely and high quality manner. You will have to work across all Full Cycle teams as well as external collaborators to move projects forward.
We highly value experience in the following areas: polymer science or engineering, specifically with plastics or biopolymers, packaging engineering, and formulation
As the IT Manager, you will be our first dedicated Information Technology team member at Full Cycle. You will lead the effort to provide easy-to-use, secure, scalable, and reliable technology solutions to support hyper growth. We need someone who will maintain existing systems, implement new solutions, manage projects, and coordinate with external IT partners. Being a startup, we need someone who is not afraid to tackle whatever issues arise – from troubleshooting day-to-day employee issues to developing strategies and policies to ensure security and performance.
Manager, R & D (Chemistry & Analytics)
Extraction is the key to our company succeeding and we’re looking for a Manager of R&D (Chemistry and Analytics) to manage the logistical, training and research developments for our ever evolving PHA.
Reporting to the Director, R&D, you’ll be an integral part of evolving our extraction process as we progress into full production sized facilities. You’ll manage and develop the department’s resources with the goal of meeting or exceeding all deadlines and expectations, accurately maintain R&D project records, proactively providing status reports, and collaborate with Operations to achieve project objectives.
Partnering daily with the CTO, you will lead the strategy and operations for the department which focuses on scaling our science from pilot through commercial scale. In this role, you will weave together the strategies for multiple projects, aligning them toward the core technology business goals. Additionally, you will partner with department heads of other business units to ensure that the technical aspects of large-scale commercial development projects are delivered on time and to budget.
As a Process Engineer, you will support the development and delivery of Full Cycle’s commercial license packages to construct our commercial facilities. Core responsibilities will include project management over the engineering and design of the facility in close coordination with Full Cycle’s technology experts, as well as commissioning the new facility. You will be a key contributor with technology validation and deriving functional specifications for equipment, processes and automation. Your efforts will contribute to a clear and concise technology license package that will be used for current and future commercial facilities.
VP, Research & Development
Partnering daily with the CTO, you will lead the strategy and operations for the Research & Development department, which focuses on further innovating and perfecting our science. In this role, you will weave together the strategies for multiple research projects and keep all the teams within the R&D department aligned. Additionally, you will partner with heads of other business units to ensure that the prioritization and resources of the R&D group are aligned to deliver on the commercial goals of the enterprise.
We are seeking someone to join our team as a Production Technician, based at our production facility. If you are someone who shares our values of teamwork, clear communication, respect for the individual, urgency without frenzy, and personal accountability, this role could be amazing for you.
In this position you will work onsite with a team at the intersection of traditional waste management practices and emerging technology intended to confront the environmental impact of plastics and greenhouse gases. We harness the power of nature and use naturally occurring bacteria to make a sustainable alternative to petroleum based plastic from food waste. Your primary responsibilities will be facilitating the food waste / compost process and helping to maintain site up-keep.
The Pilot Plant Manager will be responsible for developing and leading a manufacturing team to meet the goals of Full Cycle’s PHA demonstration facility in Mountain View. You will implement best operational practices, ensure personnel safety, and troubleshoot onsite issues while encouraging a collaborative, learning environment. You will be responsible for meeting PHA production goals and ensuring that it meets proper specifications. This role will lead collaborative efforts with the team to implement process and site improvements. You have experience in manufacturing operations in a fermentation facility, and know how to build a goal-oriented team with a learning mindset. You know how to meet production goals while keeping safety a number one priority.
Sr. Maintenance Mechanic
We are looking to add an experienced mechanic who will oversee and implement our preventative maintenance program for our lab and production equipment for our two main locations in San Jose and Mountain View, ensuring they are operating at their finest. You would focus on preventative measures for all the equipment as well as perform hands on repairs and upgrades.
We are seeking someone to join our team as a Production Associate, based onsite at our production facility.
In this position you will work onsite with a team at the intersection of traditional waste management practices and emerging technology intended to confront the environmental impact of plastics and greenhouse gases. We harness the power of nature and use naturally occurring bacteria to make a sustainable alternative to petroleum based plastic from food waste. Included responsibilities are similar to those found in a lab environment as well as a manufacturing floor. Knowledge in the areas of environmental systems, waste management, wastewater treatment, fermentation, composting, and lab research will support you well in this position. We highly value experience in standard laboratory operations and safety practices.
Love our mission and want to be apart of our story, but don’t see a role that fits you? We’re always looking for passionate, smart, and friendly people and we might just have a spot for your skillset.
Feel free to send us your resume, a brief introduction of you, and if there appears to be a fit, we’ll reach out.