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Phoenix Tailings

Phoenix Tailings

Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024
About Phoenix Tailings
Phoenix Tailings is a rapidly growing clean mining and metals production startup dedicated to sustainable and economic critical metals production. Our mission is to be the world's first fully clean mining and metals production company, producing the resources needed for the next generation of our economy.
Why Phoenix Tailings
At Phoenix, we believe that nothing great is ever accomplished alone or without the passion of people who push and motivate one another. If you are someone who shares our relentless pursuit of a better future, passion for innovation, and are excited about working with some of the top innovators in the world, then this is the place for you.
Our Values:
You are only crazy if you are wrong, it’s ok to be wrong
Lead with Compassion
Be Resourceful
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a rockstar co-op to join our team in Burlington for a 6 month co-op role that can start in June or July. Reporting to the VP of Operations,the Supply Chain Co-op will be a critical member supporting every aspect of the business. They will have a fully immersive experience about what it is like to build a startup from the ground up, with a key emphasis on support key functions such as procurement, logistics, inventory management, and process improvement initiatives for a deep technology company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in sourcing raw materials and components necessary for metal production, including researching suppliers, obtaining quotes, and analyzing proposals.
  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure the timely delivery of raw materials and components to support production schedules.
  • Support inventory management activities specific to metal production, including monitoring raw material inventory levels, conducting physical inventory counts, and optimizing inventory turnover.
  • Assist in developing and implementing logistics strategies tailored to the transportation, storage, and handling requirements of metal materials and finished products.
  • Collaborate with production, procurement, and logistics teams to identify opportunities for cost reduction, process improvement, and quality enhancement within the metal production supply chain.
  • Analyze production data and supply chain performance metrics to identify trends, patterns, and areas for optimization.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects aimed at enhancing metal production processes, optimizing resource utilization, and minimizing waste.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, regulations, and best practices specific to metal production and supply chain management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, and pursing an MBA
  • Highly motivated to succeed and have a strong work ethic to back it up
  • Excited to take the initiative and find new opportunities to increase business efficiency
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excel within a team environment and motivate others around them
  • Ability to quickly understand complex ideas and extract relevant information from technical sources
  • Excited about new learning opportunities and resolving challenges that come up
  • Dedication and perseverance to see tasks through to completion
At Phoenix Tailings, we have an open culture that values learning, and we are looking to grow the team with enthusiastic individuals who share our vision of sustainable mining.
Phoenix Tailings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity at all levels. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information, or any other applicable protected characteristics, and these characteristics will not be a factor for consideration of any work-related decisions (including but not limited to hiring, firing, compensation, and discipline).