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Facilities Supervisor

Company: Impossible Foods
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Impossible Foods is addressing the most catastrophic threats facing humanity: climate change and biodiversity collapse. A global transition to a plant-based food system will turn back the clock on atmospheric CO2 levels, restore natural ecosystems and reverse meltdown in wildlife biomass.

The easiest -- if not only -- way to make our civilization sustainable is to eliminate livestock, the most dangerous technology on Earth. But humans won't give up meat. So we need to make meat better -- more delicious and more nutritious, without animals as the underlying production technology. That means that making meat sustainably is the most important and urgent problem for the global scientific community.

Impossible Foods' mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food-production technology by offering consumers everything they currently value about animal products -- and making products that are vastly superior to their animal analogues.

To do this, we are taking a revolutionary scientific and market-based approach. We are inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental or public health impact.

Our world-class R&D team has been building the know-how and technology platform to produce meat, fish and dairy foods from plants. Impossible Foods is experiencing rapid growth and is resolutely committed to leading all aspects of the plant-based food revolution-from discovery to commercial production. The only thing that will separate Impossible Foods from success and failure is our ability to recruit more world-class experts.

Want to join? Check out the job opening and requirements below:

The Facilities supervisor will work closely with the facilities site lead and/or manager (Depending on the site) to support all facilities activities at a given site. He or she will have to commute to and from Redwood City and Oakland and spend about 50% of their time in each city depending on the schedule. The Supervisor can be the first point of contact for a given facility for internal and external customers seeking support and information from the Facilities organization of Impossible Foods. The Facilities Supervisor will provide administrative support to the Facilities Manager. They will help supervise the day to day which includes but is not limited to day-to-day maintenance of buildings, equipment, and grounds around our facilities.

Position Responsibilities:

* This position will represent facilities to provide key and timely support in a fast-paced food R&D environment. This includes: * Assist the Facilities team in all aspects of project implementation as needed. * Willing to travel back and forth between sites (Oakland and Redwood City) on a weekly basis. * Oversees technicians who installs, inspects, maintains, and repairs building systems. * Tracks facilities service requests and ensures requests are completed within established timelines and quality standards. * Schedules and ensures completion of preventative maintenance. * Maintain a safe and effective working environment for all staff. * Coordinates work to be completed by outside vendors and contractors. * Trains team members on SOPs and other policies and procedures. * Represents the Facilities Department in inter-departmental meetings to support and facilitate communication and action between departments when FM or site lead is not available. * Help coordinate most facilities related activities. * Assist facilities staff in locating parts, supplies, and materials. * Develop inventory for all materials stored at a given site, and keep it up to date. * Provide administrative support to the Facilities team. * Understands the CMMS system, including receiving work requests, assigning work orders, and developing preventative maintenance procedures and schedules. * Complete additional responsibilities as assigned.

Other Functions:

* Additional to the roles listed above, the supervisor may be asked, and must be able to successfully complete, the below listed responsibilities on an "as needed" basis * Maintain interior and exterior building equipment. * Make sure all life safety equipment is up to date and repair as needed * Helps maintain exterior and rooftop equipment such as compressors, vacuum, exhaust fans, etc. * Will ensure the proper maintenance of all facilities grounds * Must keep work orders prioritized and up-to-date * Can act as a primary onsite contact for all personnel for any building issues (climate control, odors, smoke, spills, damage, emergencies and repairs) * May act as the project coordinator for smaller repairs and equipment installations. * Assists with maintaining building security and immediately responds to building emergencies on a 24-hour basis - on call responsibilities * Assists the Facilities site lead in preparing the annual maintenance budget * Works with technicians to obtain proper information regarding quotes needed and then sends information up to the site lead. * Willing to do hands on work. * Coordinates with other internal teams and subgroups making sure deadlines are met.

Position Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree or technical studies equivalent preferred * Minimum 3-5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience * Valid drivers license required. * Ability to read technical procedures, or governmental regulations. * Ability to write reports and procedure manuals. * Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, staff and the landlord. * Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals for proper media and buffer making. * Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. * Above average "people skills" - working across functions, teams and personalities * Excellent communication skills * Computer literate (MS Office), equipment related software, email etc.

Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Impossible Foods, Redwood City , Facilities Supervisor, Other , Redwood City, California

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