hero

Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Material Flow Specialist

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Sparks, NV, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Material Flow Specialist Role

The Redwood Materials Operations and Inventory Planning team is seeking a Material Flow Specialist. This person will facilitate the efficient movement of materials to support production, enable the efficient receipt of raw materials, and prepare shipment of finished goods. Material Flow Specialists will assist Supervisors in directing the day-to-day activity of Material Handlers, and act as an example for safety and operational excellence.

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits package starting Day 1 including medical, dental, and vision insurance with premiums paid 75% by Redwood Materials
  • Accrue two different types of PTO averaging 3 weeks per year including vacation time and paid leave
  • 401k available
  • Company sponsored life insurance, short term, and long-term disability
  • 3 to 4 day weekends
  • Competitive pay rates of $19-$27, dependent on experience
  • Immediate full-time opportunities
  • Access to career growth and potential leadership opportunities across our organization
  • Opportunity to be part of a mission driven company that is working to have a major impact on the recycling industry

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a culture of safety compliance, especially as it pertains to material handling equipment
  • Working with supervisor to coordinate task distribution
  • Training and leading material handlers in discrete workstreams such as receiving, inventory control or loading activities
  • Picking and loading inventory needed for production areas
  • Manage data and transactions within a Warehouse Management System and create reports to support management decision making
  • Establish and model quality control mechanisms
  • Complete physical tasks as directed, including but not limited to pushing, pulling, gripping, twisting, reaching, etc.
  • Maintaining a clean and orderly work area
  • Managing the internal flow of material to support production requirements
  • Receiving inbound shipments from suppliers of raw materials, maintenance parts, and engineering equipment
  • Leading physical inventory audits, cycle counts, etc. to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Developing and implementing material flow strategies to improve operational efficiency
  • Operate PIT equipment, including but not limited to reach truck and forklift

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs as needed
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Demonstrated safety track record
  • Previous experience in warehousing preferred
  • Willingness to contribute at all levels of the organization
  • Must have a strong command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • A passion for sustainability and making the world a better place!

Work Locations:

  • Carson City, NV
  • Fernley, NV
  • McCarran, NV (USA Parkway)


Current Shifts:

Carson City

A (Sun - Tues and every other Wed) 6am to 6pm

C (Thurs - Sat and every other Wed) 6am to 6pm

Fernley and McCarran, NV (USA Parkway)

A (Sun - Tues and every other Wed) 6am to 6pm

B (Sun - Tues and every other Wed) 6pm to 6am [This shift includes a 10% shift differential]

C (Thurs - Sat and every other Wed) 6am to 6pm

D (Thurs - Sat and every other Wed) 6pm to 6am [This shift includes a 15% shift differential]

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

We collect personal information (PI) from you in connection with your application for employment with Redwood Materials, including the following categories of PI: identifiers, personal records, professional or employment information, and inferences drawn from your PI. We collect your PI for our purposes, including performing services and operations related to your potential employment. If you have additional privacy-related questions, please contact us at privacy@redwoodmaterials.com.