Operations Associate

  • Memphis Meats
  • Berkeley, CA
  • Feb 22, 2021

Job Description

About us

At the forefront of farming and food, Memphis Meats is innovating new ways to produce real meat, without the need to breed, feed and slaughter animals. Our process begins with an animal cell, which is cultivated and harvested as meat. Memphis Meats is a mission-driven company focused on bringing to meat lovers an authentic product that is truly humane, sustainably produced, nutritious and delicious! We are now expanding our team of dedicated professionals across disciplines to make better meat for a better world.

About this job 

The Operations Associate will work cross functionally with our operations and science teams in pursuit of our mission to produce world-class meat products. This person will assist in running day-to-day operations including inventory management, purchasing, and receiving packages. They will help streamline office and lab processes, and serve as a first point of contact for many inquiries from across the team. An ideal candidate for this position has demonstrated success working in a fast-paced environment, enjoys the details, and is always willing to lend a hand.

Duties include 

  • Provide administrative and operational support to ensure Memphis Meats runs smoothly
  • Manage inventory across the company
  • Receive and process packages and deliveries; collect and distribute mail
  • Purchase office and lab supplies, troubleshoot order issues
  • Oversee upkeep of space
  • Manage key facility relationships
  • Coordinate vendors and guests
  • Support Accounting with ongoing and month-end closing workflows
  • Upkeep of operational documentation
  • Additional day-to-day and administrative tasks as needed

About you

  • 2+ years of professional work experience, including 1+ years in a relevant operational support role
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and drive toward deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal maturity, poise, and professionalism
  • Strong service mentality and customer support orientation
  • Team player who demonstrates a positive attitude, enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit, desire for collaboration, and sense of humor
  • Ability to lift 40lbs
  • Comfortable with evolving responsibilities and flexibility to adapt within a developing company

Organization Type


Organization Size



Food & Agriculture

Drawdown Solutions

Lab-Grown Meat & Dairy