Solecta

Careers

Join Us As We Revolutionize Separation Technologies.

The Spirit Behind Solecta

Do you want to help make a big impact in the world?
Then you’re a great fit!

Our team is committed to playing an impactful role in the development of novel and critical separation technologies that directly support the improvement of the lives of an expanding world population.

Making Your Mark

Every one of our career opportunities plays a critical role in the success of our company. We’re looking for exceptional individuals with brains, grit and heart – who want to achieve great things.

Let’s do great things together.

Our Values


Client Success

Team
Win as a Team

Future
Dare to Shape the Future

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Strive for Excellence

Diversity
We Value Each Other

Personal Development
We Are Always Learning and Growing

What’s It Like Working At Solecta?

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Our Environment

Be part of a high energy, fast-paced work environment that is challenging and team oriented.

How We Work

Work with a company that has a clear purpose and focuses on initiatives that will have meaningful impact on a global scale.

Our Future

Join us while we revolutionize the membrane separations space and position ourselves for a clear market leadership role.

Tools of the Trade

Use proven engineering and process optimization approaches to ensure we provide the highest quality products and services.

Open Positions – Apply Below

Position Summary

The Buyer coordinates the purchase orders for inventory, consumables, and services in accordance with company policies. They ensure all needs of the facility are purchased so that business can run efficiently with minimal downtime while seeking the best value and shortest lead time is received on all purchases.

Essential Functions

  • Generates and processes all purchase orders (PO) through ERP system
  • Processes online orders and credit cards
  • Challenges vendors for best cost and delivery of items purchased
  • Reviews purchase requisitions and converts them to purchase orders with commitment dates
  • Follows up on back orders and past due orders and communicates with end users the status of their orders and expected delivery dates
  • Maintains and updates ERP system information
  • Works with internal customers and suppliers to resolve issues related to purchased materials including product/material/service quality, invoicing and returns
  • Monitors and maintains purchasing email account
  • Monitors and maintains offsite document storage
  • Maintains vendor relationships ensuring best pricing and order preference is received
  • Immediately reports procurement related issues to Supply Chain Manager
  • Issues Request for Quotations (RFQs) as needed
  • Reconciles company credit card with receipts
  • Inputs data for Key Performance Indicators reports
  • Manages and orders accurate stock quantities of office, breakroom supplies and consumable items
  • Has the ability to operate office equipment in a safe and effective manner – telephones, computer, printer, fax, scanner, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Purchasing experience
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and provide exceptional customer service
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with others
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and telephone protocol
  • Able to work with all levels of the organization
  • Strong reading and writing skills required
  • Stand and/or sit continuously
  • Additional duties as assigned

Position Summary

 The Inventory Coordinator receives, guides storage, and ensures finished goods and raw materials are handled, counted, and recorded accurately and safely into the inventory management system and material handling equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in bin location
  • Advises Supply Chain Manager when materials are low so replenishment purchase orders can be issued
  • Accurately picks product from bins to fulfill orders using FIFO methodology
  • Picks orders and puts away inventory by hand, hand cart, pallet jack, sitting fork truck or standing fork lift
  • Assists shipping and receiving with processing’s orders using an ERP system
  • Responsible for conducting and managing Bi-Monthly Cycle Counting to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Displays a positive and professional attitude, demonstrates dependability, contributes in a team environment and possesses an impeccable work ethic
  • Drives company shuttle vehicle to off-site warehouse and suppliers to manage replenishment stock of inventory
  • Additional duties may be assigned, and this job description may change without notice at the discretion of management

Position Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED, required
  • 1-3 years of experience in shipping & receiving required
  • Prior experience operating forklifts in a warehouse environment including tight spaces and high lifts, required
  • Must have strong Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Valid Class C Driver’s License with a clean MVR
  • Stand and / or sit continuously and perform job functions for a full shift with breaks
  • Physically able to stand, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, twist, lift, push, pull, climb, balance, crouch, handle, carry and move items up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Visual acuity corrected to perform job functions
  • Operate both stand-up and sit-down forklifts as well as Class C delivery truck

Position Summary

Solecta is searching for a motivated and client-focused demand generation manager. Today you might be a Demand Generation Manager, User Acquisition Manager, Growth Marketer, Marketing Manager, or the equivalent in your company…or something that we haven’t heard of yet – we keep an open mind. The most important characteristic of our Demand Generation Manager is your attitude. We want you to join because you don’t see roadblocks, you see opportunities to be at your best.

We are looking for a passionate, experienced demand gen/growth marketer with great communication skills eager to try new and unconventional ways to expand our marketing reach and acquire new customers for both Solecta and our sister company Nanostone Water. You will support both companies and have the opportunity to be both an individual contributors and leader of others.  You are a builder who isn’t intimidated by testing rapidly, failing fast and pivoting to reach growth expectations. You understand how to build the strategy for hyper-growth and are ready to roll up your sleeves to get it done. You will be joining a growing marketing team so you should enjoy revenue marketing, digital marketing, email marketing and occasionally wear many different marketing hats (e.g. demand gen, growth marketing, partner marketing, content marketing).

 

Essential Functions

You will work with both Solecta and Nanostone Water to

  • Help shape the strategic direction for the demand gen engine through developing impactful campaigns and programs to build pipeline with high-quality leads
  • Develop a detailed understanding of our buyer personas and their role in GTM strategy
  • Collaborate with the product and content marketing to develop campaign themes and a content roadmap that support the product messaging to reach our primary audience(s)
  • Manage the program mix, content plan, campaign calendar and the execution of the campaigns
  • Evaluate growth and niche opportunities and work closely with leadership to ensure that it directly aligns to target markets, personas, and use cases
  • Work with stakeholders and creative agencies, when appropriate, to develop campaign concepts, messaging, and campaign deliverables for the campaign and supporting programs.
  • Develop content and execute the key initiatives
  • Continually track and report on campaign and program metrics, conduct ROI analysis to determine the effectiveness of all marketing programs, and optimize campaign efforts accordingly
  • Be responsible for updating copy on website and creating new content

Experience and Skills

You have

  • 10+ years experience in relevant marketing, communications, sales or related roles
  • Not just strong analytical skills and growth marketing experience, but the ability to write copy and conceive creative
  • An understanding of the modern B2B enterprise technology buying audiences and understand the complexity of the modern technology buying cycle
  • Experience in marketing to prospects and existing customers through Account-Based Marketing techniques and OmniChannel motions
  • A self-starter attitude with the ability to work independently, prioritize and get things done
  • A personality that thrives in situations where you don’t have all the information to make decisions but are resourceful enough to find the information you need
  • Hands-on experience with CRM and marketing automation tools

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline

You will:

  • Demonstrate a passion for Solecta and as such will work to inspire others to function at a high level
  • Be a problem solver with ability to work under pressure
  • Be a critical thinker and possess analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have strong influencing skills with the courage to confidently express an independent point of view
  • Keep pace in a fast moving and dynamic business environment
  • Be interpersonally engaging at all levels to build rapport with clients, partners, and within the organization

Position Summary

To support the manufacturing of company products by completing production processes with direction and supervision. To support a highly empowered, world-class team to deliver excellent safety, quality, delivery and efficiency results. To assist in the continuous improvement of production processes.

Essential Functions
  • Meets safety, quality, productivity, and efficiency standards.
  • Follows documented standard work instructions and procedures.
  • Runs and sets up processes and equipment.
  • Performs product inspection.
  • Collects data from process and completes paperwork with production information.
  • Uses computer to collect required production data.
  • Supports 5S in assigned production area.
  • Reads and understands information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Communicates information and ideas clearly.
  • Assists production continuous improvement efforts.
  • Performs work as assigned by supervisor/lead.
  • Performs simple equipment maintenance.
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Assists with troubleshooting, and in resolving machine issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications

Required
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Highly Dependable with ability to report on-time to start of company working shifts.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and stand for long periods.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be available to work extended hours and occasional weekends when necessary.
  • Must be willing to learn multiple responsibilities throughout the plant.
  • Physical dexterity.
  • Mathematical Skills (add, subtract, multiply, & divide quickly and correctly).
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word & Email).
Preferred
  • Experience working in Production/Manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with assembly/equipment/automated manufacturing.
  • Experience in Membrane Filtration industry.
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge.
  • Continuous Improvement mindset.
  • Forklift certification.
  • Netsuite experience.

Position Summary

Solecta is searching for a motivated and client-focused part-time regulatory affairs professional who is seeking an opportunity to support a growing business in the food and beverage, life sciences and manufacturing markets.  This person will guide Solecta on matters related to compliance, regulations, and applicable statutes for filtration-based solutions on a global basis, with emphasis on the North American and European marketplace.

The role combines knowledge of regulatory affairs with general risk assessment practices and will work closely with both the Commercial and Operations teams of Solecta.  This person will have overarching responsibility for developing the regulatory strategy to ensure that Solecta continues to meet all applicable regulations and for coordinating and managing the regulatory function within the organization.

Essential Functions

As a key member of the Commercial Team, the Regulatory Affairs Manager will be responsible to:

  • Develop strategies to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Provide regulatory support for all existing and new products going into existing and new market segments including Food and Beverage, Life Sciences and Manufacturing markets which will include:
    • Establish and maintain regulatory relationships with key suppliers and clients as well as internal stakeholders
    • Ensure that necessary documentation is completed and submitted
    • Provide written documentation and/or regulatory declarations as needed
    • Work closely with Solecta supply chain team to ensure appropriate supplier documentation
    • Maintain database of regulatory and supporting information
    • Lead the periodic review process to renew certifications and regulatory statements on an annual basis or as needed
  • Be familiar with pertinent regulations governing markets and regions where Solecta has business to make determinations on compliance and act as the interface between Solecta and consultants and/or key regulating bodies when needed
  • Interface with clients, outside consultants, and regulators, as needed, on regulatory topics
  • Support Solecta’s business development process by providing regulatory guidance
  • Support R&D and Product Management by assessing the regulatory landscape early in the Stage Gate process and providing on-going support through development, validation, and launch
  • Regularly coordinate activities with the entire team to ensure all regulatory initiatives are adequately supported, meet milestone and timeline requirements

Periodic travel may be required. It is anticipated that short-notice travel will occur from time to time. Most travel will be domestic, but the candidate must be able to travel internationally on occasion.

Position Qualifications

Experience and Skills:

  • 10+ years regulatory experience in relevant regulated industries (food, beverage, life sciences)
  • Strong experience leading and implementing regulatory processes to ensure that all regulatory requirements are met and documented
  • Strong fundamental understanding of the regulatory environment and requirements for equipment and products used in the processing and manufacture of food and beverages, life sciences products, and products in other highly regulated industries
  • Experience working within food contact and life sciences regulated requirements in the USA, Canada, UK and European Union, Australia/New Zealand and ideally, other global regions
  • Subject matter expertise in FDA and EU/EC food safety frameworks
  • Experience in applying regulatory, and policy precedents to new products
  • Independent self-starter and open-minded individual who can troubleshoot creatively and logically
  • Strong organizational and time management skills in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written format
  • Willingness to travel domestically as required and internationally on occasion

 

Educational Background and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant science or engineering discipline (e.g. chemical, food, etc.)

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate a passion for Solecta and as such will work to inspire others to function at a high level
  • Be a problem solver with ability to work under pressure
  • Must be a critical thinker and possess analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have strong influencing skills with the courage to confidently express an independent point of view
  • Can keep pace in a fast moving and dynamic business environment
  • Be interpersonally engaging at all levels to build rapport with clients, partners, and within the organization

Position Summary

Solecta is seeking a Senior Applications Engineer to support the needs of our rapidly growing business.  We are targeting industry leading service and support based on three value principles:  client success, bottom-line focus and entrepreneurial partnership.  The Senior Applications Engineer will work closely with both Commercial Team and the Operations Team in Oceanside.  This individual will have overarching responsibility for coordinating and managing client facing technical activities.

Essential Functions

  • As a key member of the Commercial Team, the Senior Applications Engineer will be required to:
    • Lead the technical activities of Solecta’s value discovery process
      • Develop a deep understanding of what success looks like for our clients
      • Conduct plant audits to identify opportunities to improve our clients’ operation and their bottom line
      • Quantify the value of the improvements to justify project implementation
      • Work closely with our clients to implement the recommendations
    • Identify opportunities and implement solutions for new products and applications
      • Develop new product/application requirements
      • Support R&D in the development of the solution to meet the clients’ needs
      • Conduct field validation of the solution
      • Support Product Management in the Product/Application Launch
    • Scale-up Solecta’s predictive analytics and insights platform
      • Understand the key variables in our clients’ processes that will ensure they are successful if monitored well
      • Build methods to monitor current performance
      • Develop algorithms to provide insight and predict future performance
      • Implement the solution across multiple applications and industries
    • Regularly coordinate activities with the entire Commercial Team to ensure all projects and opportunities are adequately supported
  • Provide pre- and post-sales support to exceed client expectations
  • Regularly scheduled travel is expected (~50%) noting that weekend travel is rare. It is anticipated that short-notice travel will occur from time to time. Most travel will be domestic, but the candidate must be able to travel internationally on occasion

Position Qualifications

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree required in Engineering or equivalent technical field
  • 10+ years’ experience in relevant industries (Dairy, Food Ingredients and Life Sciences) specifically related to process membrane operations
  • Strong fundamental understanding of the operation and cleaning of process membranes and membrane systems
  • Demonstrated ability to understand upstream and downstream operations and their impact on the membrane system
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand the technical needs of our clients’ operation and identify improvement opportunities
  • Capable of working relatively independently with minimal direction
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Independent self-starter and open-minded individual who can troubleshoot in the field creatively, logically and calmly
  • A creative mind with an ability to convincingly articulate suggested improvements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel domestically as required and internationally on occasion

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate a passion for Solecta and as such will work to inspire others to perform at a high level
  • Be an effective communicator of Solecta’s vision and mission to clients, partners and internal teams
  • Challenge the status quo in the industries we serve as well as within Solecta
  • Be a problem solver with ability to work under pressure
  • Must be a critical thinker and possess analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have strong influencing skills with the courage to confidently express an independent point of view
  • Can keep pace in a fast moving and dynamic business environment
  • Be interpersonally engaging at all levels to build rapport with clients and within the organization

This is a unique opportunity to work with world-class teammates and make a meaningful impact on the success of Solecta and the  clients that we serve. It’s a great place to work – the enthusiasm is contagious and I’ve had more opportunity than ever to develop and enhance new skills. The future is bright at Solecta.

Marc, Client Development Executive

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We are always looking for talented, driven individuals to join our team. Apply today.

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