Some farms grow food. Ours grows fuel.
Viridos (formerly Synthetic Genomics, Inc) is a privately held biotechnology company harnessing the power of photosynthesis to create transformative solutions to mitigate climate change. Our unparalleled understanding of algal genetics and ability to translate innovation from lab to field underpins our initial deployment: a scalable platform to produce low-carbon intensity biofuels for aviation, commercial trucking, and maritime shipping. Building on a legacy of genomic firsts, our team of scientists and engineers are shaping new pathways toward a sustainable bioeconomy. We are currently looking to add a Temporary Production Associate to our Calipatria, CA team.
A Typical Day at Viridos
You’ll work under the supervision of the Production Supervisor to accomplish routine tasks and functions.
Communication is key! You must be an active communicator across multiple teams to effectively maintain daily operations.
Good observation and critical thinking skills will aid in the monitoring and maintenance systems used for established site processes.
Attention to detail is a must to ensure accurate operations, record keeping
A willingness to learn goes a long way. We have a lot of opportunities for growth for those that want to learn!
Ability to work variable shifts when needed.
Basic math skills are essential to the production team and will help with ongoing operations.
You’ll work to ensure the proper deployment and calibration of sensors and remote data collection systems to implement data tracking across production units.
If you like working with your hands, you’ll have the opportunity to build and maintain operational units to facilitate site-wide algae operations.
Nothing else matters without a safe environment. You will work hand in hand with our Safety Team to foster a culture where cleanliness and safety are non-negotiable.
Since Viridos values a teamworking spirit and getting the job done, your skills will be used in a variety of productive and collaborative ways to support our mission of changing the world!
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED Equivalent
1-2 years of experience in a Production environment is desirable
Experience with forklifts or heavy machinery preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office is helpful.
Ability to transport equipment or boxes up to 50lbs is key.
You must be able to work outdoors and in different climate conditions.
As part of your duties, you will balance, ascend/descend, climb, kneel, stoop, bend, crouch, or crawl within assigned working conditions and or locations.