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Heliae is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Submit your resume by completing the form above, including the job position you are interested in.

Title: Marketing Manager

Reports To:  VP Sales & Marketing

Updated: November 12, 2017

Basic Function:

The primary responsibility will be to become the in-house steward of the graphic look of our brands, logos, company sales materials, social media, web sites and communication tools. The position will be a coordinator of social media and trade events activities and a steward of the graphic look of our company positioning materials and brand strategy. In addition, this role will collect and thoroughly analyze sales and customer data along with market research to provide market and competitive analysis updates in support of the weekly work flow of the company’s customers, distributors and vendors.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Working with VP of sales and marketing to create social media and promotion plans and execute those plans in ways that support gaining positive trade and consumer impressions for Heliae
  • Maintains and manages brand strategy and integrity to approved style guide and company direction and plan
  • Manages web site look, content and freshness
  • Facilitates approved company involvement in customer promotions and customer in market trade events
  • Coordinates, tracks and facilitates company approved trade shows and trade conventions
  • Profiles customers, markets and competitors
  • Development and preparation of reports to assist with decision making
  • Demonstrates excellence in customer service internally and externally with customers and staff
  • Helps facilitate Heliae customer tours
  • Supports Heliae’s sales, marketing and business development customer service efforts
  • Special project assignments and task force team assignments as assigned by VP of Sales, Marketing and Business Development

 

Desired Skills and Experience

Education Requirements

  • 4-Year College Degree

Qualifications/Experience Requirements:

  • High Level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Strong photo shop and or Illustrator skills
  • Clear oral and written communications skills / excellent phone etiquette
  • Excellent time management skills and detail in follow-up
  • Meet/exceed daily activity goals
  • Quick learner who is self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency
  • Able to work independently in an entrepreneurial environment and adaptive to a fast-paced work environment
  • Some web site development experience
  • A team player with passion to learn about sustainability and innovation in agriculture

Desired Attributes:

  • Integrity and honesty
  • Strong relevant computer software and network experience
  • A positive team player
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Graphic and design skills, computer video editing skills a plus
  • Effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills
  • Effective written communications skills
  • Stress management skills
  • Time management skills
  • People skills/project leadership ability
  • An overview awareness of farming and agriculture

Physical Requirements: 

  • The ability to work 40 or more hours per week at Heliae’s headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona
  • The ability to operate a:
    • Computer
    • Telephone
    • Camera
    • Fax machine/copier
  • The ability to:
    • Walk a construction site.
    • Sit for extended periods of time (2 hours at a time, 8 hours per day).
    • Occasionally (0-33%) lift or carry up to 10 lbs.
    • Frequently (34%-66%) perform fine manipulations with hands and fingers.
    • See, hear, and speak.

 

 

 

AGROSCIENCE RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Company Description: Heliae® is a platform technology company that produces high-value products from algae. Based in Gilbert, AZ, Heliae is leveraging its core production technology into four target markets: nutrition, therapeutics, feed and ag science. With a seasoned management team and world-class science, Heliae is advancing the future of the algae industry by delivering novel algae-based products to dynamic markets around the world.

 

Website: www.heliae.com

Contact: To apply please contact lcarney@heliae.com

 

Title: Agroscience Research Scientist – T1

Department: Research & Development

Updated: 10/24/17

 

Basic Function: The Agroscience Research Scientist (T1) will design, plan and conduct plant-based trials at Heliae’s greenhouse facility, aimed at developing and optimizing ag science products derived from Heliae algal strains. He/She will be responsible for overseeing all data tracking for these experiments as well as analyzing and presenting all relevant data and learnings. The Research Scientist will help guide the protocol design and data analysis of external field trials, as needed and will interact at a technical level with all other aspects of the Program. The Research Scientist will also take part in planning additional experiments in the plant greenhouse and laboratory. He/she will work directly with the Lead Agroscience Technician and other technicians to ensure smooth operations of all Ag Science facilities where experiments are performed. The Ag team experiments involve working with vascular plants and other safe organic materials. The associate will comply with all Heliae laboratory safety and quality standards.

Reports to: Manager, Ag Science & Molecular Ecology

Primary Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:

Daily Duties

  • Oversee the design and implementation of greenhouse experiments with various crop targets
  • Conduct data analysis on all experiments and provide detailed reports and presentations of data and conclusions to Supervisor, Ag Science Team and larger Heliae community.
  • Ensure proper set up and maintenance of on-site greenhouse
  • Coordinate experimental timelines with Lead Technician, Agronomist and supervisor
  • Participate in the overall planning of Heliae’s Agroscience work.
  • Ensure that experimental data is collected, graphed and analyzed properly in Excel and other relevant statistical software.
  • Perform wet chemistry techniques as needed.
  • Adhere to good documentation practices while using laboratory logbooks and electronic logs on Box server.
  • Maintain and update chemical inventory and inventory of Safety Data Sheets.
  • Perform routine maintenance and calibration of instruments and equipment to ensure quality data.
  • Maintain a clean “24-hour Audit Ready” work space at all times.
  • Comply with all job specific Standard Operating Procedures if applicable.

May perform other duties as needed or directed by the Direct Supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • MS degree in related Plant Biology field or equivalent research experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to train new technicians in plant-based techniques
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and statistical software

Required Attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience with experimental design and statistical analysis
  • Highly organized and excellent proficiency with excel and other statistical software
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow directions
  • Excellent communication and data presentation skills
  • Motivated team member
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment
  • Relentless Pursuit
  • Dedication to completing tasks and adhering to a schedule

 

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to work 40 or more hours per week at Heliae’s headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona
  • The ability to work weekends and overtime when needed
  • The ability to operate a:
    • computer
    • telephone
    • fax machine/copier
  • The ability to:
    • Walk a construction site and work in a hot/humid greenhouse and outdoor environment.
    • Sit for extended periods of time (2 hours at a time, 8 hours per day).
    • Occasionally (0-33%) lift or carry up to 10 lbs.
    • Frequently (34%-66%) perform fine manipulations with hands and fingers.
    • See, hear, and speak.

 

AGROSCIENCE RESEARCH TECHNICIAN

Company Description: Heliae® is a platform technology company that produces high-value products from algae. Based in Gilbert, AZ, Heliae is leveraging its core production technology into four target markets: nutrition, therapeutics, feed and ag science. With a seasoned management team and world-class science, Heliae is advancing the future of the algae industry by delivering novel algae-based products to dynamic markets around the world.

 

Website: www.heliae.com

Contact: To apply please contact lcarney@heliae.com

 

Title: Agroscience Research Technician

Department: Research & Development

Updated: 11/21/17

Basic Function: The AgScience Research Technician will study and optimize ag-science products derived from Heliae algal strains. This job entails working hands-on with algae, vascular plants and other safe organic materials to help create new and improved products. This job will be focused around applications regarding fruit and vegetable crops. The associate will work with plants in a soil-based greenhouse, handle chemicals, and operate laboratory equipment/ instrumentation. Primary duties will include organizing greenhouse work space as part of a collaborative team of technicians, launching and harvesting experiments and basic data collection. This associate will comply with all Heliae laboratory safety and quality standards.

Reports to: Lead Ag Science Technician

Primary Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Daily Duties
  • Set-up and operation of experimental trials in soil platform
  • Basic understanding of experimental design
  • Conduct experiments and track daily plant growth indicators
  • Input data into Excel and compile graphs when needed
  • Perform wet chemistry techniques, including pH and salinity monitoring
  • Measuring liquid volumes and performing basic concentration conversion calculations
  • Mixing nutrient media recipes from dry chemical
  • Working with acid/base solutions
  • Maintain and update chemical inventory
  • Maintain inventory of Safety Data Sheets
  • Perform routine maintenance and calibration of instruments and equipment to ensure quality data
  • Comply with all job specific Standard Operating Procedures if applicable
  1. Maintain housekeeping and chemical hygiene standards
  • Assist in organizing the work area according to 5S and LEAN principals
  • Maintain laboratory “24-hour Audit Ready” cleanliness
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times
  1. May perform other duties as needed or directed by the Direct Supervisor.

Qualifications: • BS degree in related plant science/biology or equivalent laboratory experience preferred • High School Diploma • Experience with Microsoft Office including:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative environment with minimal supervision

Desired Attributes: • Integrity • Motivated team member • Ability to work in a dynamic environment • Responsibility • Relentless Pursuit

Physical Requirements: • The ability to work 40 or more hours per week at Heliae’s headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona • The ability to operate a:

o computer o telephone o fax machine/copier

  • The ability to:

o Walk a construction site and work in a greenhouse environment. o Sit for extended periods of time (2 hours at a time, 8 hours per day). o Frequently lift or carry up to 20 lbs. o Frequently perform fine manipulations with hands and fingers. o See, hear, and speak.

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