Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Ayo Biomass is a leading wood pellet manufacturing Company in Vietnam, with Factory 1 (Tin Nhan Co., Ltd.) is located in Phu Tai Industrial Park, Qui Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province. It was established in May 2009 and known as the Chipping Manufactory. In June 2018, the company changed its name to Tin Nhan Co., Ltd. Factory 2 is being built with a scale of 48,000 mΒ² and located in M'Drak Industrial Park, Dak Lak Province.

Ayo Biomass’s mission is to grow more trees to replace fossil fuels and fight climate change.

With a vision of being a reliable and sustainable supplier of biomass fuel to the growing Asian green energy market, Ayo Biomass specializes in the production of wood pellets, derived from biomass waste from timber manufacturing. We provide a renewable alternative to replace coals.

We currently export wood pellets to some of the largest biomass power stations in Europe, Japan, and South Korea.

In addition to having the best-in-class industrial automation technology, Ayo is also championing Vietnam to be the world center for sustainability. Read more at Vietnam’s Forests and Sustainability.

We are seeking a COO to support our new ambition and new phase of development.

A new phase

Ayo Biomass evolved as a family business. It is reborn as an energy manufacturing startup with foreign investments, with serial fundraising, and a path toward IPO.

Scope of work

Your scope of work includes but is not limited to the following:

πŸ‘‰ Project development;

πŸ‘‰ Team development;

πŸ‘‰ Business setup and government relations;

πŸ‘‰ Execution of strategic long-term projects, with clear measurable milestones;

πŸ‘‰ Work closely together with Kenneth Tran and the board of directors on company growth strategies.

Kenneth Tran is a serial entrepreneur with a success record in both technology and manufacturing. With Ayo Biomass, he helped the company secure long-term offtakes that are worth $17M+ a year. His tech company, Koidra, has recently raised a seed round of $4.5M from high-quality investors in the US.


βœ… You embrace entrepreneurship.

βœ… You have been at a director (or rising senior manager) role at a manufacturing company.

βœ… You have experience in new project development.

βœ… You fit and embrace our culture


Competitive, with fixed salary and stock ownership.


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