About the job
The world needs our help. By 2050, there will be 9 billion people on the planet with less arable land than ever before. We need a solution to cultivate more using less and define the future of farming for generations to come. At AeroFarms, we are on a mission to do just this, growing the best plants possible for the betterment of humanity. As we scale to new locations around the world, we are seeking Packaging Technicians. Join us as we take vertical farming to new heights for the planet and for people everywhere.
- An incredible ‘change-the-world’ company with the eyes of the world focused on our success.
- A team of motivated, intellectually curious individuals to support you.
- Backed by some seriously impressive firms including Goldman Sachs, Prudential, leading VCs, and strategic partners with a view on global expansion.
The Packaging Technician will be responsible for:
- Packing out leafy greens into appropriate containers using the specifications and standards as defined by quality.
- Sorting through products to get best quality or decide if poorer quality needs to be reviewed by the Quality Team.
- Operating scale and metal detector daily to obtain proper weights.
- Distinguishing between different packaging raw materials.
- Tracking quality losses and input into computer at EOD.
- Operating automatic packaging line.
- All other tasks assigned by your Supervisor.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent.
- Experience in food production helpful.
- Must be able to communicate effectively.
- Must be able to read, write, understand, and speak basic English (required).
- Must be able to work in a cold environment (<40F) for long periods of time.
- Availability to work weekends is a must.
- Ability to respect and maintain confidential information.
- Ability to work within a team environment.
- Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 30 lbs.
- Must be able to drive electric forklift/pallet jack after training.
- Must be able to work independently and within a team.
- Must have time management skills to meet certain deadlines for shipping.
- Must be detailed oriented and organized.
- Must have good communication skills.
- Must have good basic math skills.
- Ability to use scales and computer.
More Information on our Packaging Technician Opening
Location: Newark, NJ (Ironbound)
Shift: Sunday – Thursday 6:50 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Hourly Rate: $12.00 + Eligibility to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k effective 1st day of employment.
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