Iron Ox is reimagining the modern farm, utilizing robotics and AI to grow fresh, consistent, and responsibly farmed produce for everyone. Our experienced team of growers, plant scientists, engineers, and innovators are passionate about deeply understanding and developing this new wave of technology to feed an ever-growing population. 
 
Our mission at Iron Ox is dedicated to addressing some of the most significant issues in food security, now and in the future. We’re focused on sustainable, scalable food production for a changing climate and an ever-growing population.

As part of the Iron Ox production team, you’ll be part of an organization that produces fresh leafy greens, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. In this hands-on role, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the taste, quality, and freshness of our products and assisting in the daily care of our produce. You will be working in seeding, transplanting, harvesting, packing, cleaning, sanitizing, packaging, and order fulfillment.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Leading a crew of Farm Associates in farm tasks, to include seeding, populating, transplanting, harvesting, packing our crops to get ready for customer shipment, and cleaning equipment
  • Perform post-harvest packaging of a variety of produce harvested daily
  • Perform sanitation procedures following company guidelines (SSOPs)
  • Perform data entry (hand-written and electronic)
  • Follow standard operating procedures to ensure we’re delivering top quality produce
  • Keep the greenhouse, greenhouse equipment, and designated work areas clean and organized
  • Be a leader when it comes to using personal protective equipment and adhering to occupational safety and food safety practices
  • Operate as a team leader and participate in improvement projects to help drive world-class operations initiatives
  • Work alongside our robotic technology and process operating systems to manage the greenhouse and execute daily team goals and tasks

 

What You’ll Bring

  • Ability to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work full-time - average 40 hours per week
  • Ability to work in a greenhouse climate-controlled environment
  • Ability to effectively document seeding, transplanting or harvesting activity accurately
  • Ability to practice safe work habits in a food safe environment at all times
  • Ability to lead a team under minimal supervision
  • Self-starter who gets involved quickly and takes on difficult tasks with enthusiasm
  • Maintains high productivity level by operating with extreme ownership
  • Ability to take direction, recognize opportunities, and implement changes quickly
  • Ability to commit to a consistent set of scheduled days, including holidays that land on your scheduled days - greenhouse operation is year round

 

Nice-to-Haves

  • Forklift certification
  • Managerial experience
  • Agricultural or Manufacturing experience

What We Offer

  • Iron Ox is a small startup with a big dream. You’ll be a part of a team founded on transparency, creativity, and impact on our mission to feed people
  • Competitive compensation and meaningful equity package
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401K

 

As a condition of employment, all employees must be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will reasonably accommodate any applicants who require an accommodation for a disability, sincerely held religious belief, or any other basis required by applicable law, absent undue hardship, or if the individual poses a direct threat to the health and safety of others.
 
We are a mission-driven and well-funded startup, backed by the likes of YCombinator, Pathbreaker Ventures, R7, and Crosslink Capital. We are headquartered in San Carlos, CA with our primary production greenhouse facility located in Gilroy, CA, and Lockhart, TX.
 
Iron Ox is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
 
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