Facilities Operations Tech(Temporary)

Facilities Operations Tech - Temp


Mission for the Role

Indigo is working to harness nature to sustainably feed the planet, improve grower profitability, and increase environmental sustainability.  We have discovered a transformational opportunity to improve global crop yield and reduce the use of agricultural chemicals and fertilizers by utilizing the core microbiome inside plants to confer material yield and crop protection benefits across a variety of crops, geographies and stresses. The challenge and opportunity for Indigo is to gain critical first mover advantages by scaling quickly and effectively.

The role of the Facilities Operations Tech Temp will be to support the Memphis Facilities Team and enable a highly productive, efficient, and safe work environment.

Key Outcomes and Responsibilities for the Role

  • Schedules pickup and delivery of material and equipment
  • Assists manager with invoicing related to mail services
  • Provides support function for indigo teams by helping with moves, organization of common spaces, relocations and Indigo events
  • Ensures service requests, including repairs, are completed in a timely manner
  • Assembles and moves furniture and small equipment
  • Works proactively with Indigo internal customers to anticipate and meet needs
  • Ensures large site meetings are fully supported
  • Collaborates regularly with team members at Charlestown and Research Triangle Park sites to ensure harmonization of procedures and practices
  • Meets all key stakeholders at Indigo and understands operations flow
  • Becomes familiar with all Memphis staff and the Manager+ level and works with them to proactively address needs
  • Understands and embodies our mission & core values
    • Excited by Indigo’s mission; believes that Indigo can fundamentally change the agriculture industry; can clearly articulate passion for our mission and values
    • Optimistic and innovative; solution-oriented; shows no signs of cynicism
    • Will be widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, and leans on them when making decisions. Specifically:
      • Demonstrates a track record of high integrity - doing the right thing, owning mistakes, conducting oneself honestly
      • Values, communicates and interacts with others with high levels of transparency and respect
    • Collaborates well across functions; creates an inspiring and collegial work environment


  • Possess a customer-oriented philosophy with the ability to prioritize amongst many tasks and stakeholder requests
  • Able to maintain the physical condition of the facility in accordance with company standards
  • A basic experience and knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical maintenance preferred
  • A passion for Indigo and our core values
  • An ability to think creatively about identifying and optimizing workflows
  • An enthusiastic learner with an attention to detail and high level of responsibility and maturity
  • An ability to prioritize, organize, and multitask in a rapidly evolving workplace
  • Demonstrate a team-oriented style, strong work ethic, and professional conduct
  • Strong bias for action
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible and positive, has a goal-oriented mindset
  • Good, proactive problem solver
  • Willing to roll up their sleeves and get into the details/day-to-day
  • Able to identify gaps and establish new systems and best practices

Key Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or higher
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a facilities role in an industrial or academic setting
  • Relevant work experience may count towards the degree requirement
  • Possess a strong understanding of OSHA safety regulations
  • Experience with Customer Service critical
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite Skills
  • Previous experience in a facilities and/or construction role preferred

Based in Memphis


Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.


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