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Production Manager

Reykjavik, Iceland
Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide is removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded in 2009 by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now spearheading the DAC industry globally. It has the world’s largest DAC facility and storage installation in operation and a team of over 300 Climeworkers determined to contribute to a net-zero future.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to operate and maintain the Climeworks DAC plants Orca & Mammoth, ensuring the production of Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR). Focus on OKR-oriented and sustainable operation and maintenance of the Orca & Mammoth Plant to secure sales targets and contribute to achieving the Climeworks Vision.
  • You are responsible for maintaining a safe and compliant plant operation, emphasizing a safety culture without compromises.
  • You will operate and maintain the Orca & Mammoth Plant.
  • You oversee Production Management, including the management of the Plant Operations production team.
  • You act as a liaison between maintenance, engineering, and project teams.
  • You are tasked with planning and executing the assigned daily Orca & Mammoth Plant operation tasks, as well as supporting plant optimization projects.
  • Your responsibility includes maintaining the required processes, tools, and training.

Your story

  • You hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a related discipline.
  • You bring valuable expertise with over 6 years of experience in plant operation and maintenance within the process engineering industry.
  • Your experience encompasses commercial plant operation, including production management.
  • You possess leadership experience as a key component of your professional background.
  • You have a proven track record of work experience in a scale-up and/or first-of-its-kind environment.
  • Your expertise is evident through a multi-year operation and maintenance track record in the process engineering industry.
  • You are accustomed to working in a 24/7 production organization.
  • Your technical knowledge and capabilities extend to the areas of process engineering.
  • You are driven to achieve unprecedented scale-up steps and timelines, and your approach to work is characterized by determination.
  • You are a strong coordinator, communicator, and collaborator, and your contributions enhance the team dynamics.
  • Your approach to tasks is self-reliant, organized, and structured.
  • Your commitment to continuous, persistent, and sustainable improvement reflects your proactive mindset
  • You are business fluent in English, a crucial aspect of your professional proficiency.
  • You are willing to travel up to 40%.

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our career’s portal:

Our promise: At Climeworks, you are accepted for who you are. As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment - we encourage everyone to apply! All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can solve one of humankind’s greatest challenges. We look forward to getting to know you!

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