Find jobs at planet-healing startups

Search jobs at hundreds of venture-backed climate tech companies across the portfolios of dozens of leading climate VCs

Senior Facilities Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Operations
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Brief Description

Amogy is a well-funded technology startup on a mission to decarbonize multiple modes of transportation using ammonia as a renewable fuel. Renewable fuel for zero emission mobility is the key to a sustainable future!

What You’ll Be Doing

Amogy is seeking a Senior Facilities Engineering Manager to join our Manufacturing team. The Facilities Manager oversees the operations, maintenance, and expansion of Amogy’s current and future facility infrastructure. Reporting to the VP of Facilities, this position plays a critical role in ensuring a safe and efficient working environment in a PSM (Process Safety Management) facility. This position is ideal for a seasoned Facilities Engineering Manager who has work experience in managing a chemical manufacturing, pilot plant, or large scale R&D facilities. We welcome applicants looking for growth and high-impact opportunities with an early-stage startup.


Plan and oversee construction, and maintenance of office, laboratory spaces and manufacturing facilities.

  • Ensure that new facilities and improvements are completed on time and within budget.
  • Establish and nurture contractor relationships and negotiations.
  • Develop a comprehensive preventive maintenance program, for our facilities and laboratories, covering HVAC, fire safety, plumbing, instrumentation, controls, safety systems, electrical, and other areas as necessary.
  • Operate and maintain the facility control system (PLC, SIS).
  • Proactively troubleshoot issues and closely collaborate with engineers and contractors to minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with the Information Technology Manager to ensure equipment installation meets facility standards.
  • Ensure office spaces are properly furnished, managed, and maintained, creating an effective work environment.

Manage operations of a PSM facility

  • Ensure the day-to-day facility operations are compliant with the PSM standards.
  • Ensure operations are compliant with safety procedures.
  • Issue work permits and monitor contractors complying with EHS procedures.
  • Lead incident investigations, thoroughly reviewing and approving corrective actions.
  • Develop, improve, and maintain mechanical integrity (MI) program.
  • Collaborate with the Environmental Health and Safety division to ensure that emergency plans are in place to support safety across the facilities.
  • Play an active role in developing and improving facility procedures based on PSM guidelines.
  • Collaborate with the Information Technology Manager to ensure equipment installation meets facility standards.
  • Prepare and deliver division reports by expected deadlines and manage necessary reporting and audits.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends to ensure our facilities remain at the forefront of best practices


Minimum qualifications we seek:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field is a plus.
  • 10+ years of experience in managing/operating pilot plant or chemical manufacturing facility under a PSM program.
  • Prior experience in construction project management is a plus.
  • Proficiency in understanding chemical engineering equipment and systems to effectively communicate the needs of facility operations.
  • Experience in operating facility PLC control system and SIS systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Experience

  • Professional licenses are a plus.
  • PSM experience is a plus
  • Experience with document control and change management (MOC) is a plus.

By joining our team, you will be creating the first page of the ammonia-driven green mobility, and its economy. If this sounds like a role that will excite you, and you see yourself in a fast-paced, high-growth environment where you are learning and collaborating cross-functionally, we want to talk to you!



  • Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • FSA and HSA
  • 401(k) with 5% company match
  • Life insurance
  • Unlimited (PTO)
  • Ancillary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Open, supportive culture of drive and execution

Amogy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to recruiting@amogy.co.

Amogy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. If you receive an offer of employment from Amogy, you will need to go through the E-Verify process of digital verification of your employment authorization documents as provided on the Form I-9. Participation in E-Verify does not limit your right to work and verification will only be completed after you become an employee with Amogy.