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Associate Project Manager

Company: Meati Foods
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description:

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Meati Foods is on a mission to help feed everyone -- forever. We believe everyone should have the choice to eat nutritious, unprocessed protein grown from nature. That's why we harness a single, infinite ingredient called mycelium the muscular root structure of mushrooms to put delicious Good Energy on your plate without compromising on health for you and your family, or for the planet. Get to know Meati at or on Instagram.

Company Culture:

Our team is passionate about making the world a better place from a nutritional, mental, and environmental perspective. This passion translates into the culture of our office, making Meati Foods a lively, enjoyable, innovative, and inclusive place to work. This is an exciting time to be a part of Meati Foods and the growing plant-based meat category.


  • Developing process improvement projects to support improved operations. Calculate an ROI and understand the complete project life-cycle cost.
  • Leading a variety of projects focusing on process and factory improvements.
  • Focusing on improvements that will positively impact plant stability, ultimately leading to an increase in income from operations. (lowering costs and increasing revenues).
  • Coordination and implementation of "Best Practices" in manufacturing facilities.
  • Manage/Engineering support a variety of projects, including small-scale to large-scale capital expenditure projects.
  • Supports various areas of all manufacturing and utilities (fermentation, food processing, HVAC, packaging, etc.) and full product life cycle projects.
  • Responsible for the proper execution of assigned projects (timing, performance, scope, schedule, budget, etc.).
  • Use of a broad set of analytical and statistical tools to drive data-based decisions.
  • Providing engineering support to manufacturing plants, including maintenance projects, reliability projects, and new capital projects.
  • Assist in the competitive selection process, contract negotiation process, and oversight of all design consultants, specialty vendors, and construction teams as necessary for each project engagement operating as a representative of the Owner / Tenant.
  • Cooperate with and drive all project stakeholders to achieve project/program goals and objectives to ensure quality, service level, and company profits are protected.
  • A high level of initiative, decision-making, and interaction with vendors and equipment manufacturers.
  • Understand and review terms & conditions for contracts. Ability to understand implications of agreements and purpose for specific construction clauses within each agreement.
  • Ability to forecast spend for project costs, track budgets, manage schedule and reduce scope creep.
  • Ability to communicate and present to individuals at all levels of the Meati organization, CTO to hourly production worker to welders.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to a fast-changing environment.

Expected Experience:

  • Management of engineering firms or design consultants for projects, or worked as a project engineer or project manager for design consultants, sub-trades, or contractors.
  • Past construction work, being on a project site, management of superintendents or trades.
  • Past experience in the negotiation of construction contracts or large equipment procurements.
  • Responsible for owner capital expenditures of $500,000 or more.
  • Proficient (3+ years experience) in MS Project or Primavera P6 for scheduling.
  • Proficient (3+ years experience) in Excel or other spreadsheets for budget management.
  • 2+ Years in Project Management for Engineering and/or Construction
  • B.S. in Engineering, Business, Finance or a related Field

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