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At Plenty, we’re on a mission to give people in local communities everywhere access to the freshest, most amazing tasting produce possible. And to do so in a way that’s better for the planet.  The people and teams who make up Plenty are at the core of how we do that.

We are building out a team of engineers to tackle problems that reimagine the way food is grown. In this role, you will work closely with internal Operations and Engineering teams to drive process improvements, standardize workflows, and improve overall factory efficiency. We are looking for someone who has a customer-first and analytical mindset, is proactive in seeking bottlenecks and factory pain points, and has experience in working in cross-functional environments.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with the Production, Maintenance, Sanitation, Quality, and Grower teams to identify areas of improvement and generate solutions
  • Communicate with responsible cross-functional teams for projects, highlighting issues and driving projects to completion
  • Work to minimize factory downtime and apply Lean principles to reduce waste in operations
  • Support troubleshooting of processes and equipment, and assist with knowledge transfer to production
  • Organize and conduct trials to ensure optimization of current and new processes
  • Create detailed manufacturing instructions to document new processes
  • Design production workstations for efficiency and ergonomics
  • Ensure all workers are fully compliant with all relevant safety/food safety rules and standards

What We’re Looking For

  • 2+ years of experience in a production setting
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with HMIs or other production systems
  • Experience in reviewing and editing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other technical documents
  • Experience in validating new equipment and fixtures for their functionality and usability prior to implementation on the production floor
  • Experience in supporting NPI initiatives of the facility
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of 5S, Lean Six Sigma
  • Experience with Jira or other project management software is a plus
  • Experience with SPC is a plus
  • Expected domestic travel 10-20% 

About Plenty

We are building out a team of engineers to tackle problems that reimagine the way food is grown. In this role, you will work closely with internal Operations and Engineering teams to drive process improvements, standardize workflows, and improve overall factory efficiency. We are looking for someone who has a customer-first and analytical mindset, is proactive in seeking bottlenecks and factory pain points, and has experience in working in cross-functional environments.

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  • Active Jobs 55 Jobs
  • Company Address 570 Eccles Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA
  • City South San Francisco
  • Location California
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