Lead Production Grower (m/w/d)

  • Infarm
  • Hanover, Germany
  • Jun 24, 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

As a Lead Production Grower you are working in one of our Infarm Growing Centres, where we produce plants at scale using our vertical farming techniques. You ideally have some experience of working in an industrial manufacturing environment. You are well organized and reliable,  able to understand and follow clear processes and instructions, and like being hands on with your day to day work.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Act as line leader for our team of production workers, harvesting Infarm plants from our production farms, and using a range of manual and automated processes to package them ready for sale to our customers
  • Follow defined workflows and production schedules to ensure daily volume requirements are met to our high standards of quality
  • Ensure finished goods quality standards are met on the packaging line, and any issues are raised immediately to hub management
  • Carry out the accurate recording of production line information for reporting purposes
  • Ensure the safety of yourself and others by following Health and Safety guidelines
  • Be part of a world class production team ensuring the delivery of high standard produce to our clients with minimal food waste
  • As volumes scale, participate in the hiring process for production workers and create a positive spirit amongst the team, ensuring strong performance and efficient time management
  • Act as a Training Champion in your location: train new Infarmers to meet standards set by the company; provide structured coaching and feedback to team members, identifying their ongoing training needs and facilitating or scheduling training sessions accordingly.

Requirements

  • Valid working visa
  • Working knowledge of German or English required, to a level where written procedures and instructions can be understood
  • Strong attention to detail and a good eye for cleanliness and hygiene
  • Confident and comfortable working alone as well as part of a team
  • Experience working in a labour intensive industrial manufacturing role an advantage 
  • Experience in the food manufacturing industry is a plus
  • Operational days will include working on a Saturday

What we offer

  • Take opportunities: Join Infarm as we expand across the globe and change the future of farming
  • Drive Impact: Be a true partner to the business, working closely with top-level managers
  • Accelerate Growth: A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues

What’s also in for you

  • Stay up-to-date: Regular Global & Regional All-hands meetings and Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Meet your colleagues: Join our employee resource groups or (virtual) company activities
  • Take some time off: 30 days of annual paid time off, and an extra day off on your birthday
  • Be well: 24/7 Professional Counselling and various internal Health & Wellness initiatives (Yoga, Diet & Nutrition, and many more) 
  • Travel to Work: Subsidized Public Transport Reimbursement and Subsidized Swapfiets Bike Program
  • Enjoy your meal: Subsidized meal vouchers, snacks & drinks 
  • Save Up: Subscribe to your corporate pension scheme and look out for corporate discounts with more than 800 brands

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.

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

251-500

Sectors

Buildings & Cities, Food & Agriculture

Drawdown solutions

Plant-Rich Diets

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