Operations Assistant

Mountain View, California
Business Operations
Full-time
Matternet is looking for an enthusiastic and creative thinker to join our operations team. You will be critical to enabling the team to accomplish their tasks by taking on a variety of projects and support the overall running of our new HQ.

You Will:

    • Have a front Desk-like presence, to include greeting visitors, answering calls, receiving parcels
    • Improve company procedures and day-to-day operations, identifying issues and working to solve them efficiently
    • Manage office-related vendor relationships for vendors who provide services to the office
    • Maintain all common areas, conference rooms, and kitchens, making sure the proper supplies are in those areas and stock supplies as needed
    • Purchasing control over office-related supplies; track costs. Ensure that the facility is consistently maintained in a professional manner.
    • Schedule and coordinate employee desk moves, including the placement, cleanup, and setup of new hires and all departures (may also assist with on-boarding)
    • Light event planning/coordination
    • Ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and other practices set forth by upper management (as well as help establishing said policies)
    • Provide administrative support to Business Operations as a whole (with some time given to Purchasing & Accounting or company filing system (Box) related tasks)

You Have:

    • 1+ years of experience as an Office Administrator or Facilities related role with Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience or 3 years equivalent experience 
    • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
    • Excellent customer service skills, as well as a positive, calm demeanor,  are essential
    • Ability to act autonomously when needed to ensure decisions are both swift and cost-effective
    • Experience working with various executives, personalities, and a large volume of employee requests
    • Outstanding organizational skills and strong attention to detail
    • Efficient and effective multitasking skills

Great Additions:

    • Experience with Slack, JIRA/Confluence, Expensify, SAP ByDesign, Box
    • Start-up experience (fast-paced environment)
    • Social media experience
About Matternet

Matternet is the developer of the world’s leading technology platform for on-demand aerial delivery in urban environments. The company provides its technology platform as a service to healthcare, e-commerce and logistics organizations. In March 2017, Matternet became the first company in the world to be authorized for full operations of drone logistics networks over densely populated areas in Switzerland. Since then, Matternet has executed over 3,000 flights in Zurich, Bern and Lugano. In May 2018, Matternet was selected to carry out drone logistics operations for US hospitals under the FAA's drone integration program. In March 2019, Matternet and UPS announced a partnership to provide drone delivery services to US healthcare systems, starting from WakeMed Health in NC. Matternet is based in Mountain View, CA and has 50 employees. Matternet's investors include Boeing, Daimler, Swiss Post and Sony. For more information, visit https://mttr.net

Selected Matternet press:

Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/90324754/the-countrys-first-regular-commercial-drone-delivery-is-here
WIRED: https://www.wired.com/story/ups-matternet-drone-delivery-north-carolina/
CNBC: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/04/03/ups-partners-with-drone-startup-matternet-for-medical-sample-delivery.html
MIT technology review: https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/613255/the-first-commercial-drone-delivery-scheme-in-the-us-is-already-flying/
BusinessInsider: https://www.businessinsider.com/ups-first-revenue-generating-drone-delivery-with-matternet-2019-3

We're an equal opportunity employer.