Advanced Plastics Recycling Company in USA |Nexus Circular LLC

Nexus Circular accelerates circularity so people and the environment thrive by leveraging technology that outperforms, operations that scale and people that deliver.
We have a viable solution today at full commercial scale. And we are on a trajectory to convert 20 billion pounds annually of hard-to-recycle plastics into circular materials by 2030 to support our global partners’ sustainability commitments.
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HMI Operator

Job Title
HMI Operator
Job ID
Atlanta,  GA 30336
Other Location
Nexus Circular is the commercial leader in advanced recycling technology that converts landfill-bound plastics into circular feedstocks for the production of sustainable virgin plastics for packaging and other applications.  Nexus Circular’s end-to-end solution is economically validated as demonstrated by consistent bulk sales of high quality, ISCC Plus circular feedstocks for virgin plastic production.  Aligned with global partners who seek proven scalable solutions to meet ambitious plastic circularity goals, Nexus Circular is rapidly expanding its innovation footprint worldwide, moving decisively to address the complex challenges of plastics accumulation in the environment.

Nexus has built an outstanding culture. We are looking for people to contribute to a fast-paced, environmentally committed business that is focused on growth and sustainability. We are very collaborative, transparent, data driven, value diverse perspectives and are looking for constructive initiatives and new ideas. We are looking for self-starters and independent thinkers who work collaboratively in teams. Given the growth stage of Nexus, we are also looking for people who are comfortable moving between strategic thinking and executing those ideas to take Nexus to the next level.

Role Overview

We are seeking an experienced HMI Operator to join our team. Tasks will include monitoring inputs and outputs of machines, tracking the performance of the manufacturing equipment, responding to alarms and other notifications, adjusting settings to optimize the machines' performance, and completing reports and logs of machine performance. In addition, HMI operators may work closely with other plant personnel, such as engineers and maintenance staff, to maintain and troubleshoot equipment.

The shift will be 6:30pm-6:30am and compensation will consist of a base hourly rate plus a night shift differential.

This role reports to Nexus Circular’s Plant Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Operate HMI software to monitor and control the machines and equipment used in the manufacturing processes.
  • Monitor inputs and outputs of machines to ensure proper functioning and identify any abnormalities or issues.
  • Respond to alarms, notifications, and alerts in a timely manner and take appropriate action to address them.
  • Adjust system settings and parameters to optimize the performance of the machines and improve production efficiency.
  • Collaborate with engineers, maintenance staff, and other team members to troubleshoot equipment issues and resolve technical problems.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of machine performance, production data, and maintenance activities.
  • Generate and review reports related to machine performance, production output, and quality control.
  • Perform routine inspections and checks to ensure that machines and equipment are operating safely and efficiently.
  • Follow all safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Take appropriate escalation actions for critical situations
  • Sound decision making skills during stressful situations
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication with team members, support staff, and management
  • Lead the operations team in all aspects of (safety, quality, housekeeping, production, etc)
Minimum Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Knowledge of industrial processes and manufacturing operations
  • Flexibility to work in shifts or rotational schedules, as required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve issues
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively on a team
Desired Skills:
  • Previous experience in operating HMI software or similar control systems is preferred, but not required.
  • Familiarity with electrical or mechanical systems is beneficial
  • Prior knowledge of feedstock is beneficial but not required
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and systems
  • Eligible to contribute to Company’s Traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) upon hire with Company Contribution
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage at 100% for employee only levels.
  • Multiple comprehensive coverage levels for Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Group Health & Wellness Program, plus special savings on retail items, travel, entertainment, and more through Insperity Works
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Basic and AD&D Life Insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including short-term and long-term disability insurance, accident, critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance.
Don’t meet all the listed requirements? At Nexus Circular, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace.  If you are excited about this role but your previous experience doesn’t align completely with the job, we encourage you to apply anyway.  You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.

Nexus Circular Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Nexus Circular recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application, interview process, pre-employment activity, and the performance of crucial job functions.  Please contact to request accommodation. 

Statement to Third-Party Agencies: Nexus Circular only accepts resumes from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward any resumes, as Nexus Circular is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


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Jodie Morgan


Jodie Morgan


Jodie brings over 30 years of manufacturing leadership experience, having built and led 5 companies as CEO/President and 3 of those companies with an ESG focus.

Most recently, Jodie served as the CEO of GreenMantra Technologies, a privately-held early- stage advanced recycler of waste plastics to specialty waxes. Previously, she was President of Pinova, a PE-backed manufacturer of specialty chemicals from renewable resources.

Currently, she serves on the boards of NanoXplore (TSX) and Bartek Ingredients (PE backed) and is active with The National Association of Corporate Directors and The Women Corporate Directors.

Jodie earned degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware and holds an MBA in Finance from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.