Do you want to be part of something special? Join the revolution! At Geltor, we're transforming the way the world makes protein ingredients for beauty, wellness, and beyond through cutting-edge biotechnology. With a Geltor-powered product purchased every few seconds, we're the leading innovators in biodesigned proteins and next-gen polypeptides. Our mission is to create novel protein ingredients that redefine the frontiers of innovation, performance, and sustainability for a more ethical and conscious future.
Based in Emeryville, California, USA, Geltor is a dynamic biotech company with a rapidly expanding global presence. Founded in 2015 by two visionary Princeton scientists, we’re driven by the goal of creating superior proteins using our proprietary “one platform, many proteins” technology.
Ready to be part of the protein revolution? Join us in pushing the boundaries of science, sustainability, and impact. Together, we'll shape the future of beauty and wellness
We're recruiting a Facilities and EHS Manager to join our operations team in Emeryville, CA who will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day facility needs and our EH&S program. This position will be trusted to provide insight and expert-level advice on critical subjects such as facility management, building a safety-oriented culture and compliance. This role reports to Geltor's Chief Operating Officer.
What you'll do:
*Be extremely detail-oriented about developing and maintaining facilities that serve as an inspiring, functional and safe/compliant place for Gellies, recruits, customers, community members, investors, sub-tenants and other stakeholders.
*Serve as main point of contact with property management and sub-tenants to ensure correct building maintenance and compliance with lease agreements.
*Own all facility projects. You will be responsible for either executing them directly or coordinating their execution. This includes utilities (HVAC, water, power/backup power, electrical system, etc), pest control, janitorial, access control/security, various facility service/maintenance contracts, building preventative/corrective maintenance activities, all life and safety systems (fire alarm, suppression, fire protection, etc), and the safety and appearance of equipment.
*Lead, communicate and organize efforts to manage facility emergencies.
*Lead the design, development and implementation of EHS strategies, programs, policies, processes, systems and training based on industry best practices.
*Monitor, interpret, and assess existing or emerging EHS laws, regulations, regulatory policies, industry practices, and determine operational and business impacts. Plan and participate in EHS compliance assessments and audits.
*Manage contracts, permits, and licenses related to facilities and EHS, including building permits, contract negotiations, and vendor COI.
What you'll need:
*Comprehensive experience managing Facilities and EHS policies, staff, standards, programs, and procedures, preferably at a Biotech or Life Sciences company
*Compliance oriented mindset with demonstrated competence in developing and implementing strategy, responding to challenges, maintaining critical documentation, and mitigating risks
*Demonstrated experience managing engineering and capital projects including relationship management and coordination of architects, general contractors, project managers, and outside vendors and contractors
*Strong desire to champion EHS excellence throughout Geltor
*Ability to exercise formal and informal authority to influence a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders, including executive leadership, R&D, scientific staff, and third-party contractors/plant personnel.
*Enthusiasm for and commitment to Geltor’s mission.
How you'll be compensated and supported:
*Starting salary of $160,000 to $175,000 per year, based on skills and experience
*Meaningful equity options with the opportunity to earn more through growth in your role at Geltor, exceptional performance and long-term impact
*Benefits including: a 401k plan with company match; Gold-level health insurance for you and your dependents through Kaiser or Blue Shield (company pays 80-100% of premiums for employees and dependents, based on plan selection); dental and vision coverage; LTD, AD&D and life insurance; flexible time off; voluntary benefits including cancer and accident coverage; on-campus lunches; in-person mental health care coverage for you and one dependent; commuter FSA; dependent care FSA and paid family leave.