Gencores, Inc.

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Manager of Operations & Administration

  • Operations & Finance
  • Full-time
  • Somerville, MA
  • Remote friendly

Company

Reaching net-zero across industry sectors is an enormous challenge requiring the development of recyclable, high-performance materials, clean industrial processes, and highly efficient structures.

Gencores leverages groundbreaking discoveries in chemistry, material structuration, manufacturing, and automation to produce outperforming, recyclable, and low-cost composite metamaterials. These unique ultra-light composites will enable the creation of high-efficiency vehicles requiring 50% less battery to achieve a 500-mile range and ultra-long offshore wind turbine blades; reducing the carbon intensity of transportation and boost the energy capacity of energy infrastructure.

Gencores is currently experiencing a significant inflection point, delivering its first product to market. Our groundbreaking innovation has garnered support and funding from prestigious and forward-thinking organizations and industry partners such as Bill Gates' climate fund, Breakthrough Energy, MIT, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the largest wind and automotive OEMs and Tier One suppliers.

Join us to revolutionize transportation and wind energy and shape a sustainable future!

Role

We seek a Manager of Operations and Administration with a unique mix of hard and soft skills to support the company's growth and build and promote our company culture. You will work directly with the company's CEO and join a fast-growing, interdisciplinary team of professionals to reinvent our largest industries.

Your essential job responsibilities:

  • Lead internal and external operational communications with employees, vendors, and strategic and financial partners. Assist in preparing executive-level communications, presentations, and reports for internal and external partners.

  • Lead administrative strategy and identify stage-relevant opportunities to streamline business operations through software solutions, company policies, and procedures, and implement solutions.

  • Lead Human resources (HR) functions such as job posting, scheduling, performing initial phone screens, employee onboarding, and set up company policies and procedures in coordination with the CEO.

  • Coordinate and support the company's monthly financial close with external accounting and financial staff.

  • Drive operations to foster the company culture and shape our unique work environment.

Your experience or skills:

These points are not hard requirements. If you do not fit them perfectly but feel like you would do the job well, do not hesitate to apply!

  • Detail-oriented self-starter who can work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong project management skills with experience in leading multi-stakeholder projects from conception to completion.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and concisely.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a data-driven approach to decision-making.

  • Desire to streamline, automate, and improve workflows to reduce administrative burden and free up time for more creative work

  • A solid understanding or interest in advanced manufacturing or the material industry and their market trends.

Our preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Administration, material science, chemical engineering, or related fields. Advanced degrees (MBA or equivalent) are invited to apply.

  • 2+ years working in administration and operations

  • Experience supporting operations for Tech. companies is preferred.

Preference will be given to those who display:

  • High motivation, with a strong work ethic and dedication to generating impact.

  • High EQ with team-oriented thinking

  • Some marketing and design experience

Company Culture

Gencores presents a unique opportunity to join a dynamic community of exceptional Scientists and Engineers and Executives who highly value diverse approaches to critical thinking and leadership. Our aim is to foster an inclusive environment that promotes discussions, where diverse perspectives are embraced and individual voices are respected. We acknowledge that individuals from various backgrounds and experiences will be key contributors to our success, and we celebrate this diversity. We wholeheartedly welcome team members of all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, national origins, abilities, genetic makeups, veteran statuses, and individuals with past incarceration experiences. Lastly, our mission is challenging and ambitious, yet we firmly believe in maintaining a harmonious balance between dedicated effort and enjoyment! If you share our passion for collaborative achievements, contact us.

Compensation and benefits

To ensure the long-term productivity and success of our company, we prioritize the well-being of our team members. We are committed to providing a supportive environment that promotes physical, mental, and financial safety. To achieve this, we offer the following benefits:

  • Abundant opportunities for fast career progression

  • A competitive salary, along with performance bonuses and stock options

  • Employees enjoy premium benefits for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • An unlimited paid vacation policy encourages employees to prioritize their well-being and work-life balance with the expectation that employees take a minimum of 15 days off per year and a whole week off at least once per year.

  • A prime location in the picturesque and convenient heart of Somerville, MA.