Production Operations Director
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Charm Industrial

51-200 employees

Transforms biomass into bio-oil for carbon removal
Company Overview
Charm Industrial stands out as a leader in the environmental sector with its unique approach to reducing atmospheric CO₂ levels, utilizing mobile fast pyrolyzers to convert biomass into bio-oil for carbon removal and steelmaking. The company's rapid progress is evident in its achievements, such as completing over 5,000 tons of CO₂e removal within a year for major clients like Stripe, Shopify, and Microsoft. Charm's blend of nature and technology offers a sustainable solution to climate change, as they permanently remove CO₂ from the atmosphere, ensuring it remains unaffected by wildfires, soil erosion, and land use change.
Energy

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$129M

Founded

2018

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

244%
Locations
Fort Lupton, CO, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Requirements
  • Familiarity building safe work practices and comfortable enforcing stop work authority on job sites
  • Experience building and managing a team of 50+ people to support 24/7 operations
  • 10+ years of experience in a relevant field or industry
  • Experience with developing written and on-the-job training programs
  • Able to travel 25% of the time
  • An ability to wrangle complex interdependencies, be they human, chemical, mechanical and/or electrical
  • Ability to collaborate with individuals with a wide range of experience and knowledge
  • Have a proactive, professional and “can do” attitude
  • A demonstrated passion for contributing to our mission
Responsibilities
  • Build a 50+ person team of supervisors, operators and technicians to support the continuous operation and growth of the pyrolyzer fleet, including building a footprint in CO, other new geographies (e.g. KS, OK, CA, LA) and supporting mobile deployments.
  • Partner with sustaining engineering in order to develop and scale robust operating and maintenance procedures and to train operators and technicians.
  • Work with teammates in Operations, Sales and Policy to schedule unit deployments based on biomass availability and supplier priorities. Work directly with third parties to determine details like pad layout, utility availability (e.g. power, personnel facilities), safe operational requirements, and community engagement, as needed.
  • Work collaboratively to build a data collection program to support carbon accounting, and be responsible for analyzing operating data on a regular basis in order to determine maintenance solutions and to support decisions about how to grow the fleet.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with thermal, electrical and/or mechanical processes and hardware such as work experience in oil & gas, aerospace, automotive or chemicals manufacturing
  • While not a requirement, experience working around hazardous gasses, combustibles, and/or high energy systems would be considered an asset
  • While not a requirement, experience standing up a large scale (100+ employees) manufacturing plant or facility would be a plus