Sustainability Manager, Facilities

| Greater Boston Area

Sustainability Manager, Facilities

 

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/


Responsibilities:

 

Determine Indigo’s key sustainability indicators

  • Create methods to measure the environmental impact of Indigo’s laboratories and facilities (not just carbon footprint)
  • Create a roadmap of short-, medium-, and long-term initiatives with timeline and deliverables
  • Determine Indigo’s corporate carbon footprint with the support of an external Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) provider


Switch all flatware to reusable dishware, but do so that it is not a bottleneck in the sink

  • Improve signage in offices to boost sustainability (i.e. mixed recycling or paper only)
  • Ensure all flatware and silverware are reusable at all Indigo sites


Develop and distribute regular impact reports

  • Generate monthly reports of water, utilities, waste, etc.
  • Complete and present a gap analysis on Indigo’s environmental sustainability
  • Perform an audit of the day-to-day materials (kitchen supplies, office supplies, etc.) used by employees across office with recommendations for how to reduce footprint
  • Gather and package all data for Indigo’s LCA analysis
  • Define and introduce compliance monitoring plan with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)


Present a plan to implement water, waste, and energy efficient technologies in the labs and facilities

  • Present a plan to curb waste generation
  • Develop plan ensuring all deliverables are met for B-Corp successful eligibility


Interface with Carbon Team to ensure alignment on mission and goals


Competencies:

  • Hands-on and willing to jump in – no task too big or too small
  • Self-starter, but can take direction and feedback
  • Analytical, data- and solution-oriented
  • Outside the box thinker
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills
  • Excellent track record for completing projects on-time and on-budget
  • High attentional to detail
  • Excellent speaker/presenter/communicator
  • Proactive personality avoiding reactive situations
  • Collaborative, team player who works well across different teams and with outside vendors


Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of work experience with emphasis on environmental sustainability and responsibility
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • Degree in an engineering or science field preferred
  • Degree in sustainable development preferred
  • Management experience, preferably in sustainability and project management
  • Experience with conducting Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)
  • Experience in construction projects, architectural design process, building management systems, and waste management and minimization strategies
  • Well-versed in Green building certifications/ratings (e.g. LEED, WELL)


Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

Hilary

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What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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