Join Our Team

EnviroFlight is a dedicated team who truly believes in the power of the black soldier fly. Collectively, our team of scientists, engineers, agriculture and business professionals innovate and collaborate to create a more sustainable future.

We are leaders who recognize the need for increased protein to feed the world and are excited to be a part of the solution to a growing problem.


We look for passionate, dedicated team players who are excited to join our EnviroFlight family.

Current Openings:

Maysville KY

Processing Technician - Full Time

SUMMARY: Carries out production work manual labor responsibilities in connection with the below tasks relating to the production of BSF dried larvae and frass, as per standard operating procedures (or as directed by Enviroflight senior management).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participating in the operations of processing equipment involved with drying, screening, and pressing black soldier fly larvae.
  • Inspecting dried larvae and frass, manually, and using mechanized equipment
  • Carrying, lifting or moving finished products of dried BSF larvae, meal, oil and frass from production to warehouse areas, as required
  • Participation in analytical testing of product as directed.
  • Recording and collecting data using written and computerized systems
  • Handling/sifting and transferring live or dead larvae and flies and related frass
  • Participation in sanitation procedures as directed.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: Must have a valid U.S. driver's license and auto insurance as required by the State of Kentucky.
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Other skills required:
    • Demonstrated mechanical and mental aptitude for use of tools and equipment.
    • Competence in basic math skills with legible handwriting.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with team members, supervisors and management
    • Respect for diversity and an ability to work with diverse teammates, customers, individuals and organizations
    • Demonstrated willingness to learn
    • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment or in a plant with a small team manufacturing workflow desirable
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality about the company and its proprietary processes and information; a Confidentiality Agreement is required.

Please print and fill out application form located at the bottom of this page.
Email to: hr@enviroflight.net. with the subject line: Processing Technician - Full Time


 
Animal Technician- Full Time

SUMMARY: Carries out production work manual labor responsibilities relating to the production of Black Soldier Fly (BSF) larvae, as per standard operating procedures (or as directed by Enviroflight senior management).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Feeding and harvesting larvae
  • Handling and transferring live or dead larvae and flies and related frass
  • Collecting and handling BSF eggs and adult flies
  • Mixing feed, manually and using mechanized equipment
  • Carrying and lifting production equipment and feed buckets
  • Recording and collecting data using written and computerized systems
  • Cleaning and maintaining production equipment and facilities, including washing and sanitizing equipment and other janitorial duties, as required
  • Successfully learn to operate a sifter and other production equipment and machinery
  • Assist with bulk raw material receiving and transfer
  • Successful complete forklift training
  • Performs other duties as needed, including occasional travel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: Must have a valid U.S. driver's license and auto insurance as required by the State of Ohio.
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Other skills required:
    • Demonstrative record of safety, productivity, work ethics, and innovation
    • Able to manage multiple priorities and work independently, in areas requiring both manual labor and administrative record keeping
    • Ability to maintaining accuracy, thoroughness and reliability in record-keeping with a demonstrated understand of required documentation, competence in basic math skills and handwriting technique.
    • Ability to consistently and legibly enter data into manual recordkeeping documents and/or into computerized production systems and software
    • Ability to communicate effectively with team members, supervisors and management in the company and approved customers visiting or contacting the company for production information
    • Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills to contribute to the company culture of continuous innovation and growth while maintaining consistent product quality standards
    • Respect for diversity and an ability to work with diverse teammates, customers, individuals and organizations
    • Demonstrated willingness to learn
    • Experience working with livestock or in a farm environment desirable
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality about the company and its proprietary processes and information; a Confidentiality Agreement is required.

Please print and fill out application form located at the bottom of this page.
Email to: hr@enviroflight.net. with the subject line: Animal Technician- Full Time


Quality Assurance and Data Collection Manager - Full Time 

SUMMARY:

Manage facility’s Quality Assurance program and Production Data Collection. Attend to all matters of food safety for a feed-grade manufacturing plant. Support and enhances the performance of production by analyzing and assessing data collection metrics and product quality data. The manager finds patterns and outliers based on data immediately available and/or collected over time and utilizes these to improve product quality and recommend process improvements to appropriate staff. Assist as a stand-in for data collection and QA teams.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages facility quality program: Performs and documents good laboratory practices (GLP), current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and internal audits; audits products, stability programs, complaints, and related systems and identifies in-house quality issues.
  • Oversee data collection program: identify data collection process, develop protocols, design documents, create or keep-up framework for data entry, train staff data.
  • Train relevant staff on:
    • quality program, product quality, QA/QC procedures, product safety and regulatory requirements.
    • data collection and entry.
  • Leads product nonconformance investigations.
    • Prepares audit reports and performs follow-up to obtain resolutions that are compliant with regulations and satisfactory to all parties.
    • Prepares impact assessments for process and procedural deviations.
  • Receives and reviews data collection reports; makes corrections as needed.
  • Responds to staff inquiries regarding quality and data collection.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of food technology, microbiology, and chemistry sufficient to fulfill the needs of this position.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Quality, Engineering or Manufacturing or 5 years’ experience in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Certified PCQI strongly preferred: An overall knowledge of quality assurance management procedures, CGMPs, and FSMA is needed.
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel program and experience with data integration is required. Proficient in other MS Office suite programs.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience with laboratory environment, equipment and safety procedures.
  • Experience in research and development, including an understanding of statistical analysis.
  • Ability to work effectively cross-functionally in a professional manner. Ability to work with minimal supervision and execute job expectations timely.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with plant personnel, external suppliers, sales staff and administrative personnel.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to see rational solutions to quality and food safety issues.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and projects.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner both written and verbal.

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality about the company and its proprietary processes and information; a Confidentiality Agreement is required. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly supervises employees within the Data Collection and the Quality department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • · Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. ​​​​

Email resume to: hr@enviroflight.net. with the subject line: Quality Assurance and Data Collection Manager - Full Time 


Manufacturing Engineer - Full Time 

SUMMARY:
Leads the company’s mechanical engineering efforts.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Specifies, designs, analyzes, simulates, prototypes, builds, tests, documents, and releases to manufacturing required mechanical systems.
  • Organizes, plans, tracks, and resolves design problems associated with product performance in engineering, manufacturing, and the field.
  • Provides assistance with system level architectural design as well as the development of specifications, schedules, and test plans related to product development activities and product upgrades.
  • Interfaces with appropriate departments to ensure design specifications meet or exceed all applicable regulatory standards.
  • Develops product performance testing; incorporates required design changes to address problem resolution.
  • Interfaces with outside vendors as required.
  • Interacts and collaborates effectively with internal and external team members to assure needs of the company are met.
  • Investigates and thoroughly understands developments in mechanical engineering and computer technology.
  • Prioritizes and manages multiple projects within design specifications and budget restrictions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent in related field.
  • One to three years related experience or equivalent preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Four to six years related experience or equivalent preferred.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects.
  • Proficient on programs in use at plants.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the basic principles, theories, concepts, and practices in the applicable area of engineering/technical specialization.
  • Understanding of Allen Bradley plc programming language and automation preferred.

Email resume to: hr@enviroflight.net. with the subject line: Manufacturing Engineer - Full Time 


Yellow Springs OH

Applied Entomologist  - Full Time 

SUMMARY:
Lead, designs, executes and analyzes research trials focused on improving productivity of EnviroFlight operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Designs, executes, analyzes and reports on research projects conducted with black soldier fly (BSF) larvae in all aspects of production
  • Oversees BSF related laboratory experiments
  • Instructs R&D Technicians in applicable areas of entomology
  • Engaged in monitoring and meeting standards for production quality and consistency of product
  • Recommends and guides EnviroFlight research program 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This job has direct supervisory responsibilities with R&D Technicians participating in research projects.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • PhD in entomology, animal science or related field required.
  • Experience rearing black soldier fly larvae, or other insect species preferred.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required:  Must have a valid U.S. driver's license.
  • Ability to handle the dynamic, fast-paced, and multi-tasking environment of a rapidly growing agriculture/biotechnology company.
  • Ability to work in a laboratory setting maintaining a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of common laboratory techniques related to insects/ biology.
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn
  • Excellent planning, organization, and execution skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently while maintaining high execution standards for collecting high quality data/information
  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize activities as needed to accomplish unanticipated requests or initiate new projects requiring immediate attention.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide and apply creative solutions to maintain workflow.
  • Demonstrates the highest ethical standards and trustworthiness.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced skills in technical literature search and analysis.
  • Advanced skills in statistical analysis, data management and visualization for interpretation of experimental results.
  • Advanced skills in experimental design for hypothesis-driven trials/experiments.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions provided in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Email resume to: hr@enviroflight.net. with the subject line: Applied Entomologist  - Full Time 


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