Our team & vision

Our vision

We are pioneers of a regenerative economy. Full Cycle redefines waste through material alchemy. Our bacteria-powered technology enables circular solutions for a cleaner, more sustainable future. We’re a team of passionate problem solvers, bioengineers, creatives, and visionaries dedicated to catalyzing the circular economy. We develop, scale, and distribute technologies that work towards this vision.

Open job positions

We’re always looking for motivated and skilled people to join our team. Do you think you have what it takes to bring us to new heights and are you passionate about making the world a better place? Take a look at our vacancies or apply spontaneously.

  • Lead Recruiter

    As we grow and scale our teams here at Full Cycle, we are looking to hire our first Recruiter to lead and source top talent for our company, and also lay the groundwork for building out a strong recruiting team and function.  This is an awesome opportunity for a Recruiter who can blend a keen eye for strategy with the fast-paced tactical work that lies ahead as we scale a rapidly growing business.

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  • Laboratory Manager

    We are looking to add an experienced analytical chemist who can also manage Full Cycle’s onsite lab operations. You would focus on bringing operational excellence to our lab, using data as the backbone for all decision making. If you have a passion for data driven problem solving we would love to speak to you about this position.

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  • Office Manager & HR Assistant

    As we grow and scale our teams and offices here at Full Cycle, we are looking for someone to ensure our office meets our growing needs.  Not only will you oversee the integrity and functionality of our office in San Jose, you will also have an opportunity to partner closely with the Chief People Officer to: spearhead employee engagement initiatives, foster team ideas, and act as the office single point of contact, as we continue to cultivate an incredible work environment.

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  • R&D Engineer

    As an R&D Engineer, you would take the lead on automating new processes, fabricating and testing new prototypes for analytical and process equipment.

    If you have a passion for automation and design and are excited about working on solutions that will help save our planet, we would love to speak to you about this position.

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  • Data Scientist

    We are looking to add a Data Scientist to our team. You would take the lead on tracking, organizing, and analyzing all of Full Cycle’s technical data.  Additionally, you would own creating and perfecting biochemical models to predict our growth and scalability opportunities for the Full Cycle technology.

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  • Production Associate

    We are seeking someone to join our team as a Production Associate, based onsite at our production facility. If you are someone who shares our values of teamwork, humility and empathy, 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. 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.

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  • Equipment Maintenance Lead

    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.

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  • Laboratory Technician

    We are seeking candidates for the critical role of Laboratory Technician to contribute to our rapid growth. Our team comes first, so we’re looking for candidates who share our values of teamwork, humility and empathy, clear communication, respect for the individual, urgency without frenzy, and personal accountability.

    As a Lab Technician, you would be responsible for maintaining the laboratory and executing R&D experiments. You may also be involved in the Pilot facility operations depending on company needs.

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  • Process Engineer

    As a Process Engineer, you will support the development and delivery of Full Cycle’s commercial license package to construct our first commercial facility. Core responsibilities will include project management over the construction of the facility in close coordination with Full Cycle’s technology experts and the engineering and construction firms designing and building the 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.

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Our team

Executive Team
  • Dane Anderson
  • Jeff Anderson
  • Casey Zweig
    Head of Technology Deployment
  • Leslie Wolin
    Chief People Officer
  • Ross Polk
    Head of Growth
  • Aleesha Slattengren
    Extraction Associate
  • Alyssa Eszlinger
    Manager, Technology Scale-Up
  • Anthony Martinez
    R&D Engineer
  • Curtis Jew
    Manager, Research
  • Cooper Borinstein
    Google Facility Technician
  • DeLaine Mayer
    Project Manager
  • Em-J Staples
    Communications & Creative Lead
  • Erik Martig
    Production Manager
  • Gavin Beach
    Site Manager
  • Jonathan Taylor
    Chemical Engineer & Polymer Scientist
  • Julia Ross
    Google Facility Supervisor
  • Kira Erickson
    Project Manager
  • Mary Rose Jones
    Research Associate
  • Michelle Dixon
    Extraction Associate
  • Nhan Vien
    Google Facility Supervisor
  • Nicolas Maher
    Research Associate
  • Nikita Pratap
    Lead Extraction Associate
  • Tristan Wells
    Technology Scale-Up Associate