Alga Biosciences

We stop cows from burping methane.

Director of Logistics & Manufacturing

$100K - $180K
Berkeley, CA / Remote (US)
Job Type
6+ years
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Alex Brown
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About the role

About Alga

Alga Biosciences is a fast-moving startup on a mission to transform the agricultural industry. Our goal is to eliminate methane produced by enteric fermentation. Methane is a small, energy-rich molecule with 86x the warming potential of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere over the next 20 years. Global livestock account for 14.5% of total anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, and cattle are the primary emitters via enteric fermentation.

We intend to make a dramatic impact on global methane emissions by stopping cattle from burping methane. We are collaborating with cattle-owners, ranchers, and scientists to do this in the fastest, cheapest, and most scalable way possible.

Are you motivated to deploy a bold, game-changing climate technology? We would love to hear from you.

The Job

Our Director of Logistics & Manufacturing will have senior experience implementing and overseeing high-volume manufacturing, managing supply chain logistics, and ensuring meticulous regulatory compliance and quality and control standards. As a foundational member of the Logistics and Manufacturing team you will be responsible for developing a high-performing department while we continue to scale and multiply our manufacturing capacity.


  • Manage and develop a global production and supply chain, including identifying and securing contract manufacturers, coordinating third-party transport logistics, managing customs and import/export processes.
  • Coordinate and manage external logistics and supply chain partners.
  • Coordinate with our regulatory team to identify and secure compliance testing.
  • Ramp up bench-scale processes to production scale manufacturing.
  • Ensure production manufacturing deadlines are met.


  • 10+ years of experience in process engineering for food and feed applications, designing and developing warehouses and factories, managing onshore and offshore supply chains, and large-scale commodity sourcing.
  • Robust network of contacts in logistics, shipping, and commodity sourcing.
  • Either remote or in-person (Berkeley, CA) options are available for this position.
  • Work authorization in the United States (required).

If you don’t meet all the requirements but still believe your skill-set can bring Alga to the next level, please apply.


  • Strong strategic thinking. As Alga grows, you will own large parts of the company’s footprint.
  • Great communication skills. You will often be working with the scientific team, the business team, and external stakeholders all at once.
  • Willing to contribute to an environment of creativity, respect, and support across all roles and levels of a growing company.
  • Solution-oriented thinking.
  • Able to manage complex projects to get Alga’s product lines onto new farms quickly and safely.
  • Comfortable with identifying cogent solutions with tangible “next steps” in ambiguous situations.


  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Relocation stipend
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • Generous time-off policy
  • 401(k) plan

Discrimination Statement

Alga Biosciences provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

About Alga Biosciences

We're a science-driven company working to solve one of the most urgent problems facing humanity.

Alga Biosciences
Team Size:3
Location:San Francisco
Daria Balatsky
Daria Balatsky
Alex Brown
Alex Brown
Caroline McKeon
Caroline McKeon