Expansion Operations Associate

  • Infarm
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Feb 13, 2021

Job Description

Passionate to eat better, Infarm was founded in Berlin in 2013 by Osnat Michaeli and the brothers Erez and Guy Galonska. With the aim to share the goodness of own-grown produce with everyone, they developed a smart modular farming system, that allows distribution of farms throughout the urban environment, growing fresh produce in any available space and fulfilling any market demand. 

Today, with cutting edge R&D, patented technologies, and a leading multi-disciplinary team, Infarm is growing a global farming network helping cities become self-sufficient in their food production while significantly improving the safety, quality, and environmental footprint of our food. 

Be part of the Infarm (r)evolution and help people to take back ownership of their food. 

Who you are

At Infarm we grow a smart worldwide Infarm network that brings farming to the people. As an Expansion Operations Associate, you will work with several internal and external stakeholders to lay the groundwork for Infarm's operational and logistical frameworks in our new markets across the US and Canada. You are a problem-solver with the ability to make sound judgments under time-pressure. You will also design and test new ideas to improve the efficiency of these frameworks, as well as product and inventory workflows, to improve the rollout of Infarm's operations across the globe! This position is based in our NYC HQ but will require a small amount of international travel to new markets.

You appreciate diversity. You love to be challenged. You are passionate.

Responsibilities

  • Work on multiple expansion projects simultaneously, laying the groundwork for successful infarm operations in a new city.
  • Collaborate with several internal stakeholders with different functional expertise (Architecture, Installation, Recruiting, and Sales), ensuring that each expansion project is successfully delivered as a joint effort. 
  • Implement the initial setup for operations in the area of mobility solutions, operational workflows, routes, as well as basic logistical setup
  • Develop, test and execute various projects to innovate and improve operational workflows in Infarm’s existing city clusters.

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of project coordination experience within Operations and/or Expansion activities, in a startup environment a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree at minimum 
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Proven ability to work well across departments with key project stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel on occasion
  • Proficiency in Excel and Gsuite
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is a plus

What we offer

  • The opportunity to join Infarm as we expand across the globe and help change the future of farming
  • The ability to drive impact and be a true partner to the business, working closely with top-level managers
  • A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • 19 days of paid time off plus an extra day off on your birthday 
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company 

Infarm is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to grow an inclusive environment, where everyone can thrive, regardless of your background and circumstances. We nurture diversity because we appreciate the uniqueness and differences between people. Each employee’s distinctive experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints helps us build a resilient environment, where we can all learn, grow, and create great things together. All applicants are given equal opportunity regardless of age, gender identity or expression, language, disability, ethnic origin, national origin, religion, belief, culture, socio-economic status, or sexual orientation. 

Sectors

Buildings & Cities, Food & Agriculture

Drawdown Solutions

Plant-Rich Diets

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