Facilities Supervisor at ESS
Wilsonville, OR, US
Energy Storage Systems (ESS Inc) is a fast-growing, venture-backed, multi patented, clean technology
start-up, located in Wilsonville, OR. ESS has developed an extremely cost-effective energy management
system that combines an environmentally safe, abundant and non-toxic iron electrolyte with our patented
flow cell design. Our advanced flow battery technology combines high performance with low cost, renewable
integration designed for commercial, industrial, and utility applications.

Our team boasts decades of experience in distributed power generation and energy storage technologies.
We are team building a disruptive, cutting edge technology. We are looking for motivated, hard-working, likeminded people to join our team of individuals who have a passion for sustainability, the environment, and
who thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial setting. This position involves close interaction with numerous
engineering disciplines. Applicant must be comfortable working in a team environment that is fast paced and
dynamic. A strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement is required.

Job Description: Facilities Supervisor
The Facilities Supervisor is responsible for day-to-day maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds
and associated equipment. Responsible for Inspecting, maintaining/assuring all mechanical, electrical,
plumbing, and HVAC systems in the building are always in optimal operating conditions. Schedules and
ensures completion of preventative maintenance. The Facilities Supervisor will direct and manage all
services for the facility and the maintenance of all production machinery/equipment, physical plant,
utilities, and grounds in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and company policies. The
ideal candidate is someone who adaptable and understands the culture, the rigor, and the challenges
of a start-up environment.

• Coordinates overall maintenance activities through planning and communication with
supervisors to ensure the total maintenance objectives are accomplished.
• Develops and implements a cost-effective preventative maintenance program to maintain
production equipment in an efficient, safe operating condition.
• Directs the activities of the facilities team to support the facility and production needs.
• Coordinates with outside vendors on projects, repairs or maintenance.
• Ensures adequate, cost-effective inventories of supplies, spare parts, maintenance materials
and repair parts.
• Directs changeovers of equipment or preventative maintenance according to production
• Build and adhere to capital equipment budget, execute and manager equipment installation and
• Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.
• Coordinates with other department managers to ensure proper purchasing, processing,
packaging, quality assurance, accounting and inventory control activities and procedures.
• Maintains company standards for cleanliness, safety and productivity in the maintenance area.
• Participate in accident investigations to explore and implement corrective actions to solve root
causes as well as all Federal, State, and local regulatory inspections.
• Participate, chair, and support all Safety Committees while monitoring all manufacturing groups
and advise as necessary throughout the plant.

• 3-5 years’ experience in a related area along with through knowledge of functional area and
department processes.
• Thorough knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and machine shop functions to support all
maintenance activities of the group.
• Project Management skills and experience preferred.
• Able to read and understand complex electrical, mechanical and automation systems.
• Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems.
• Working knowledge of waste-water control systems, City and Oregon State reporting
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well in both oral and written reports.
• Proficient in basic computer applications and software such as MS Office, E-Mail etc.

The above referenced position summary is a guideline designed to present an overview of the
job duties and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the responsibilities and