At Novoloop, we’re proud to be at the forefront of the biggest challenge of our time by creating impactful technology. We believe that sustainability should not be a luxury, and we’re committed to helping industries transition to a circular economy. We’re a venture-backed, fast-growing company, led by world-class talent and dedicated executives from the chemicals and plastics industries.
We’re seeking a Feedstock Manager to establish our plastic waste feedstock supplies and market knowledge. This is a Corporate Development opportunity that reports to the CEO. In this role, you will be responsible for mapping the supply chain and availability of feedstock to support Novoloop’s first facility, as well as working with suppliers to source feedstock according to specifications, volumes, and economics.
This is a full-time position that requires regular travels. You will visit our pre-treatment site in San Jose, CA at least once per month. You will also visit supply chain partners across the US and occasionally internationally. When you’re not business traveling, you can work remotely or at our offices in Menlo Park, CA. We offer a competitive salary and stock options with significant valuation growth potential. Priority will be given to local applicants with the status for US employment.
Build and maintain good relationships with feedstock suppliers
Manage inbound queries to build a supplier database
Collect samples to create a materials library along with market data on geographies, volumes, pricing, contamination, access and transportation; monitor market activity and fluctuations
Source feedstock and organize trials on our waste pre-treatment machine
Negotiate terms and secure feedstock for pilot and commercial runs from supply sources
Manage feedstock logistics from supply sources to Novoloop’s sites or partner sites
Work with the leadership team to prioritize supply sources
General corporate development activities supporting the CEO
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Sustainability Management, Environmental Engineering, Polymer Science, or similar relevant field
2-5 years of work experience in a plastic waste supply chain role
Critical thinking and advanced problem-solving skills
Experience designing, negotiating, and executing supply agreements
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Customer relationship management experience
Entrepreneurial spirit and initiative to design internal processes and programs
Ability to travel up to 40% of the time
Prior experience working in a startup environment is preferred
Prior experience working in or with Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) is preferred
Salary range $100,000 to $130,000
Actual compensation offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.
In addition to salary, relocation assistance, and stock options, we offer great paid time off and health benefits, which includes medical, dental and vision insurance. We also offer a 401k program, life insurance, parental leave, employee assistance, and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We’re an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace. All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.