|Job Description :
||Embark Trucks is America’s Longest-Running Self-Driving Truck Program and is bringing autonomous freight mainstream. As covered by the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Forbes, TechCrunch and and other outlets, Embark went public via a ~$5 billion SPAC deal in November 2021, and is listed on Nasdaq under the symbol EMBK. Embark is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with operations centers in Fontana, CA and Houston, TX, moving freight daily using our purpose-built transfer hubs. Embark has aligned itself with truck manufacturers, shippers, and carriers to integrate our technology into the freight ecosystem, pursuing a business model where fleets own and operate Embark trucks. This is an incredibly exciting time for autonomous vehicles and our team is looking to grow.
About the Role:
Embark’s Office Manager will directly report to the People & Culture team and will be responsible for driving initiatives and the logistics of opening a new office while creating a cohesive and pleasant work environment. We have exciting growth happening at Embark and you will be at the forefront of this growth, we are looking for a kind and welcoming manager to support our expansion and new office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Welcome guests, postal service, and delivery personnel into our space
Vendor relationship management
Assist in the collection and distribution of mail and goods
Meal ordering, assembly, and general kitchen (breakroom) tidiness
Data entry and documentation, including guests logs and safety protocols
Welcome new hires and provide local office orientation
Manage facility maintenance
Assist with employee engagement activities
Support Embark’s swag program
Manage Covid-19 entry protocols
Ordering office & breakroom supplies
Ordering equipment for new hires when needed
May support booking travel (domestic)
Maintain electronic file systems and paper files
Scheduled appointments, prepared contracts
Skills and Qualifications:
Ability to act as a gatekeeper for managers
MUST be computer savvy in MS Suite
Ability to work independently while building close relationships with a team of Office Managers located in other Embark sites
Strong written and verbal communication skills to produce reports, assign tasks, accept instructions, and handle vendor contracts, among other tasks
Organization and the ability to multitask to complete a wide variety of tasks
Be a culture carrier with strong interpersonal skills to interact positively with all employees
Must have attention to detail to ensure tasks are completed thoroughly and correctly
Previous success as an office manager or similar position
Strong collaboration and project management skills
Passion for organization, details, and teamwork
You help create and lead an environment rich in culture and employee engagement
It would be great if:
You have supported the opening of a new office before
You find office or interior design projects are fun for you
You’ve built a team
What we offer:
A full-time, competitive salary with equity.
Flexible paid vacation from the start.
100% of the base insurance option covered for Medical, Dental, and Vision and buy-up option for other plans.
Life insurance is covered by Embark.
Access to a Flexible Spending Account & 401K Plan.
Snacks & catered lunches.
Work in a fast-growing startup revolutionizing transportation as we know it!
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and are ready to be part of a great team working to make the future of autonomous driving a reality, apply today!
At Embark we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Embark Trucks, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Embark in the Press:
The Wall Street Journal – Embark Announces $5.2 Billion Deal to Go Public
Business Insider – Embark’s Original Pitch Deck
Former “Mythbuster” Jamie Hyneman Hitches a Ride in an Embark Self-Driving Truck
CNBC – Our Partner Development Program
Forbes – The Embark Universal Interface
Navigating Highway Work Zones with the Embark Driver
A few company highlights:
Embark Blog – Series C and Transfer Hubs
Forbes – 70 Million Dollar Series C
Video – Day in the life of a self-driving truck
Embark Blog – Disengagement Report
30 Million Dollar Series B led by Sequoia