Operations - Intern
- 1155 Indiana St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
The $17Bn US vegetable farming industry is facing great economic pressure coming from the growing demand for chemical-free food and the recent drop in farm labor supply. FarmWise is building adaptive autonomous robots to farm every plant, every day, for greater yield, better margins, and a healthier environment. Our first prototype is already weeding California's farms by looking at and acting on each and every plant with a purely organic weeding process, thus providing farmers with a superior alternative to existing methods in the field. Our robots come packed with AI using recent advances in machine learning and computer vision for plant recognition
Farmwise is looking for an operation intern to help with the deployment of its first set of autonomous robots to farms in 2018. The intern’s responsibilities will be divided into three categories:
Managing the logistics and supply chain of robot parts’ inventory.
Planning field trial operations for deployment: schedules, transportation, accommodations, supplies.
Building tools and processes to improve and refine logistics processes.
The intern in this position will be working under the direct supervision of FarmWise’s CEO. Though most of the time will be spent in San Francisco, some of the work will be done in deployments on farms in California and some flexibility geographical flexibility is expected.
We get excited about self-starter and hard-working candidates who have:
- a BS or MS in Agricultural Engineering, Operations, Logistics Supply Chain, or related fields.
- a passion for well done and details.
- a working knowledge of standard logistic best practices.
- some professional or real-life experience in event organizations, operations or supply chain management.
Working at FarmWise is much more than the benefits program. You will find here great work environment as well as exciting and stimulating engineering challenges. You will work on a state-of-the-art technology that we believe will change food production forever!
As part of our team you will:
Evolve in a very fast-paced engineering environment with short development cycles.
Be able to shape a revolutionary product in its early days.
Get ideas, feedback, suggestions, and criticism from other best-in-their-field engineers.
Join us on our journey to improve farming with AI and automation, and to help farmers grow better and healthier food with constantly decreasing inputs!
This position will be mostly be based in San Francisco, Salinas, and Santa Maria. Accommodation will be provided Salinas and Santa Maria locations.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.