Nanoramic Laboratories is an innovative, high-tech start-up company with an amazing company culture. We trust our employees and wholeheartedly believe in the value of transparency at all levels of the company. We empower our employees to make decisions that are in the best interest of the company.

By giving our employees the power to introduce new concepts, we allow those concepts to be willingly adopted from the ground up, instead of forced from the top down. At Nanoramic, continuous learning and education will be an important part of your job. We invest in regular company-wide education days and support each employee's growth and development. We are a company of smart, talented individuals who work hard, but also understand and respect work/life balance.

As a People & Operations Assistant, you will be assigned to two teams to help increase their efficiency. Recruiting, onboarding and training of new members within your assigned teams will also be key responsibilities. The POA's focus is on providing structure and rituals in line with company culture and removing blockers from within their teams. This is an entry-level support role housed within the People and Operations Department.

The focus of this job is on the development and application of specialized expertise based on established organizational standards, policies and procedures. Job performance standards for quality, accuracy and timeliness of work are clearly defined. Careful attention to details and follow up is essential.

The job also requires interaction with a wide variety of people in a team environment. Reflecting the company in a positive and professional manner within established organizational and team relationships are critical to job success. A natural empathy and authentic interest in other peoples' needs and concerns requires an amicable, stimulating and motivating communication style and is the foundation for communicating information and providing services in an positive and supportive manner.

Management provides initial and ongoing training and development opportunities to assure that both the technical and communication aspects of this job can be successfully performed. There is regular feedback to support continuous on-the-job learning and there is positive recognition for successful job performance.

Because of the detailed nature of the job and the importance of carefully following established procedures, the job environment is structured to assure steady, accurate work output. With adequate training, development and job experience, the scope of the job will include training of individuals and teams. Effectively teaching and communicating company history, traditions, policies, procedures and programs in an enthusiastic and supportive manner is necessary.

Job Characteristics

  • Moderate steady pace
  • Detail and people focus
  • Working within established standards, policies and procedures
  • Team oriented
  • Professionally represent organization, established business practices
  • Positive maintenance of existing relationships with team members
  • Empathetic, naturally responsive to needs of others
  • Warm, enthusiastic communication style
  • Able to motivate and train others
  • Based on knowledge of job and organizational performance standards
  • Consensus-building leadership style

Responsibilities:

  • Train teams on agile practices → you are essentially this team's Scrum master, keeping them on track and removing blockers
  • Enforce agile framework within your assigned teams
  • Ensure your team tracks revenue, time and costs of projects
  • Identify areas where process and policy can be improved within your team, aligned with our company practice of continuous improvement
  • Make sure every employee has the tools they need to perform their job at a high level
  • Enable and monitor effectiveness of communication between your team and the rest of the company
  • Assist in misc. administrative tasks to enable your team to succeed
  • Schedule video and in-person interviews for job applicants applying for jobs within your assigned team / follow up with hiring team to progress candidates through the pipeline
  • You are a culture expert and a culture enabler → train teams to get up to proficient in living, breathing and knowing our protocols, rituals and culture
  • Train new employees on how to use all of our software applications
  • Communicate and work with Office Manager to ensure desk space and equipment are available and prepared for new hires
  • Assist in submitting POs for team-related activities
  • Assist in scheduling of internal or external meetings for your team
  • Support managers to define roles, responsibilities, required skills and behavioral traits in a structured way
  • Enable and monitor employee roadmap management within your team
  • Enable and monitor the practice of core values and Nanoramic culture within your team

Experience/Requirements:

  • You must be a college graduate with at least a Bachelor's degree.
  • We are open to diverse work experience/backgrounds. Mainly we care about your attitude and your aptitude to learn- the rest we can teach you!

We offer a total estimated compensation package of up to $58,500 - $ 65,000 (comprised of a base salary of $45,000-$50,000 + up to 30% potential bonus based on meeting divisional and company KPIs which is paid out quarterly.) We offer health, dental, vision, FSA, life insurance, 401k, and three weeks of paid time off plus one week for year-end vacation.

Nanoramic is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.