Operations Manager

POSTED ON 8/25/2022 CLOSED ON 9/30/2022
ions Manager at Peeple Inc Hired Organization Address Modesto, CA Full Time

Job Posting for Operations Manager at ions Manager at Peeple Inc

Our Client

Our client is an agriculture-based ‘Robots As A Service’ platform that is combining software with agricultural systems and equipment to automate farming processes. With operations launching from Fresno and throughout California’s central valley, Blue White Robotics is doing its part to democratize autonomous farming and address food security and labor scarcity. Our client is revolutionizing agriculture through autonomy. They provide a complete infrastructure for autonomy and in-field data for improving productivity and farm economics. Their platform transforms existing fleets into autonomous functioning units (both air & ground) while collecting and distributing data seamlessly. In addressing both crucial land use, water scarcity, and unpredictability in labor, the automation of farm equipment ensures that food production is optimized, eliminates human error, and offers cost savings on a very large scale.

The Opportunity

As a result of new funding and growth and a host of market opportunities, they are seeking an Operation Manager to join their ranks and take part in their unique project in the US. In this position, you will be having end-to-end responsibility for the success of the farms in an autonomous operation - assimilating the technological systems along with training and utilization of manpower in a way that will enable high-quality service to the customer. You will oversee Team Leaders at the farms and their professional qualifications while mentoring them on the day-to-day tasks. You will also be responsible for the operative processes go as needed - feedback on literature and verification of procedures, routine maintenance, and daily debriefs.

Key Responsibilities

-Performs work in accordance with all safety procedures and policies, as well as meets all company corporate requirements related to safety.

-Manage teams of field robotic operators and team leaders and supervise their day-to-day duties and responsibilities.

-Develop a method of operations along with the progress of the product, as new versions and features emerge from the R&D.

-Client-facing acumen geared to foster production adoption while bolstering product integrity

-Work according to the farms' schedule and seasonal operations.

-Serve as a point of contact for weekly coordination of farms with the customer.

-Conduct OJT training for new Team Leaders and Operators.

-Deliver feedback and monitor usage of procedures/progress.

-Provide support, if necessary due to Operator deployment.

-Provide detailed daily reports on the technical status of each vehicle, as well as an in-depth analysis of recurring problems and issues

-Support the operation – occasionally you may be required to support operating efforts according to business needs and existing qualifications

Education/Experience

-Must have an Agriculture background or exposure

-2 years of management experience in leading teams

-Experience/exposure in implementing new technologies

-Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

-Must have a schedule flexible; the ability to periodically work outside of regular hours

Who You Are

-Sharp and adaptative with excellent time management & organizational skills

-Goal-oriented management – meet KPIs and goals on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis

-Represents the company in a professional, respectful manner.

-Exceptional ability to communicate with all levels of an organization

-Brings enthusiasm & a positive attitude and outlook

-Independent and practice a hands-on approach to your role

About Peeple Inc.

Peeple Inc is a Vancouver-based People Development firm specializing in Management Search and Executive Coaching and development. We’re focused on helping companies build and develop world-class teams and assisting job seekers to find incredible employers. Applicants can expect thorough communication, an in-depth evaluation of their background and abilities, complete confidentiality, and our continuing care and expertise in matching candidates to roles that provide the best fit possible.

Peeple Inc and the clients we represent are committed to an inclusive and discrimination-free workplace, as well as complete compliance with the B.C. Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and the Employment Equity Act.

Application and Timeline

We encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible as our client is keen to welcome their newest team member. Interviews will take place as resumes are submitted through the Peeple Inc website.

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