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Lockhart, TX

About Us
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.
We are looking for a Food Safety and Quality Assurance Supervisor to help us launch our newest production facility located in Lockhart, TX. You will be joining the team at an exciting time in our company’s growth. The ideal candidate is a motivated, organized individual with a passion for agriculture and innovation. This is a full-time position based in Lockhart and will report to the Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager. 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment that promotes work safety and product integrity
  • Follow SOPs for food manufacturing tasks
  • Complete task-related documentation
  • Perform required daily tasks associated with production day and local, state and federal requirements, including testing and inspections
  • Work cross-functionally with team members to promote the continuous improvement of safety and food safety policies
  • Supports and complies with all safety and food safety regulations
  • Immediately notify appropriate personnel of any issues directly affecting safety and food safety to ensure that corrective actions are taken to meet our quality and food safety standards
  • Participate in all necessary training and development courses
  • Assist in developing a strong food culture
  • Other assigned duties
  • What You’ll Bring

  • 1-2 years working in a food production environment as food safety/quality assurance required
  • Minimum 1 year working as a lead or supervisor
  • Ability to follow written procedures in English or Spanish
  • General understanding of food production processes and equipment
  • Knowledge of GAPs and GMPs, federal and state regulations concerning food manufacturing operations
  • Passionate about producing safe and healthy food for the public
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Detailed oriented
  • Ability to think critically
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Computer skills
  • Nice-to-Haves

  • Experience with CEA production of leafy greens and herbs
  • Prior HACCP certification, Food Handler and other certification 
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand frequently
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to bend, twist, and perform hand and arm motions
  • Work Environment Requirements

  • Ability to work in greenhouse conditions, a wide range of temperatures, humidity, and sunlight
  • Strong odors from machinery, sanitizers, isopropyl alcohol, or bleach
  • Occasional loud noises from machinery
  • 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.
    Please note: Iron Ox does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing vendors, including recruitment agencies and/or search firms. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Iron Ox employees, or any other company location. Any submittals without a prior signed agreement will become property of Iron Ox. 
    U.S. E-Verify Notice: Iron Ox participates in E-Verify in the United States. Iron Ox will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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    • Company Address 955 Terminal Way, San Carlos, CA, USA
    • City San Carlos
    • Location California
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