Merchandiser Part-time

  • Infarm
  • Greater Toronto Area, ON, Canada
  • Feb 20, 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 using IoT technology 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. In Berlin, we have already built the biggest urban farming network in the world, which produces an equivalent of food grown on 350.000 sqm. farmland, with 95% less water, 99% space, and 90% fewer transportation requirements.  

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

 

Who you are

As an Infarm Merchandiser you understand the importance of timely delivery of goods and want to ensure a fantastic customer experience. The Merchandiser’s role is to ensure delivery and pickup of all necessary material to and from our customer locations and event spaces. The Merchandiser is essential in ensuring successful timely exchange of goods. You have a passion for plants and top-quality food and are an ambassador for Infarm and our mission.

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

Responsibilities

  • Drive a company vehicle to deliver supplies and end products to special events and store locations
  • Follow the daily delivery schedule and report feedback about health of farms, supplies, presentation to the Lead Field Grower
  • Pick up used seedling boxes, living stock boxes, POS boxes & cloths from in-store locations
  • Deliver seedlings, end products & Large Grower Kit to in-store locations
  • Ensure the safety of yourself and others by following Health and Safety legislation and guidelines
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Days/Hours/Location

  • Part-time hours 20-30 per week
  • Routes available in and around the Toronto/Hamilton area

Requirements

  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record and ability to drive on behalf of the company in own, rented or company car 
  • One to two years in a retail or customer service environment providing exceptional customer experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent attention to detail, precision and caring for cleanliness
  • Proven time management, organizational skills and professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal skills, professionalism with a passion for plant growth, sustainability and nutrition
  • Flexibility with work hours and to adapt to the needs of the business including the willingness to work on weekends
  • Comfortable working independently as well as part of a team
  • Experience working in a retail environment or in customer service is an asset
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis

What we offer 

  • The opportunity to join Infarm as we expand across the globe and help change the future of farming
  • A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary
  • Retirement savings plan for eligible employees
  • Fresh herbs to take home

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. 

To all recruitment agencies: Infarm does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Infarm employees. Infarm is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

Sectors

Buildings & Cities, Food & Agriculture

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