Workplace Operations Manager

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Everett, WA, USA

Posted on: 2024-06-21

Category: renewables

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About the company:

Helion is a fusion power company based in Everett, WA, with the mission to enable a future with unlimited clean energy. Our vision is a world with clean, reliable, and affordable electricity for everyone. Currently, we are scaling up our latest plasma accelerator prototype to make our vision a reality.

We’re hiring brilliant scientists, engineers, and builders passionate about developing world-changing technologies. If that sounds like you, check out our open positions. 

About Helion

We are a fusion power company based in Everett, WA, with the mission to build the world's first fusion power plant, enabling a future with unlimited clean electricity. Our vision is a world with clean, reliable, and affordable energy for everyone. 

Since Helion's founding in 2013, we have raised over $600 million from investors such as Sam Altman, Mithril, and Capricorn Investment Group to propel us forward. Our last prototype, Trenta, completed 10,000 high-power pulses and reached plasma temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius (9 keV). 

Now we are working toward Polaris, which will be the first machine to demonstrate electricity from fusion, making this a great time to join Helion! Bring your skills, experiences, and determination to make a difference in the world. Together, we can make a future with unlimited clean electricity from fusion a reality. 

What You Will Be Doing: 

As our Workplace Operations Manager, you will be the driving force behind a seamless office environment, ensure an excellent workplace experience, uphold the highest standards to support employee productivity and well-being, and collaborate with diverse teams across the organization. If you have experience scoping and leading a variety of facilities projects, identifying changing needs in a startup environment, and working with both internal and external partners to support our team’s success, we want to hear from you. This is an onsite role based in Everett, WA that reports to the Senior Manager of Facilities.

You Will: 

  • Create an office environment that stands out as uniquely welcoming and efficient for both guests and employees
  • Design and fine-tune our office layout to maximize comfort and supercharge productivity
  • Run our in-office food program, offering a variety of healthy and budget-friendly options and periodically take the lead on catering for events
  • Master the art of workplace services - manage voicemail, printers, office supplies, mail, kitchen supplies, and beyond, ensuring seamless operations
  • Develop office procedures and maintain policies that foster a productive, orderly, and fun work environment, including anticipating process improvements to keep our office operations running like a well-oiled machine
  • Plan and implement impactful company activities that boost employee engagement and morale

Required Skills: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience providing high-quality support in an office manager, workplace operations, workplace experience, or similar role
  • Experience solving a variety of challenging problems with autonomy, ensuring the details of issues are resolved efficiently and accurately
  • Experience managing vendors for facilities-related services, with a focus on delivering high-quality solutions and services on time to specification
  • A mindset for anticipating needs and addressing issues before they escalate
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with employees, vendors, and other partners
  • Experience managing several projects and priorities efficiently and in an organized manner
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, capable of conveying information clearly and professionally

The pay range for this position is $110K - $140K. This pay range may be inclusive of several career levels and will be narrowed based on several factors, including your experience and qualifications. 

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Benefits and Compensation

Our total compensation package includes generous equity and benefits, including but not limited to: 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans for employees and their families 
  • 31 Days of PTO (21 vacation days and 10 sick days) 
  • 13 Paid holidays, plus company-wide winter break 
  • Up to 5% employer 401(k) match 
  • Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave and support (up to 16 weeks) 
  • Annual wellness stipend  

NOTE: Underrepresented people are less likely to apply unless they meet 100% of the job's requirements. We believe in hiring people, not checklists, and encourage you to apply even if you do not check all of the boxes. If this job isn't the one, we have many other openings that may be a fit.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. If we reach out to you to begin an interview process, we will also ask if you require any reasonable accommodation at that time.

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