Farm Procurer and Operator (m/f/x)

Festanstellung, Vollzeit · Kuwait

About the job
As our Farm Procurer and Operator, you will not only be responsible for our purchasing process from selecting suppliers to ensuring top quality, but you will also support our Production team with daily procedures from seeding to harvesting. You will become a part of our local team and ensure, maintain, and optimize our smart indoor vertical farm supply chain. This is an opportunity to join a quickly growing global company and make an impact at Kalera Kuwait. We are looking for someone who can learn and adapt in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and who isn’t afraid of the unknown. 
Please note that our Farm is outside of Kuwait City, near Al Khiran/Al Wafrah. 
What you'll do
  • Coordinate contractors, current suppliers (for example, schedule repairs, set up orders, follow up on deliveries, etc.) and discover new beneficial suppliers 
  • Organize the entire procurement process from getting quotes to checking the quality of deliveries 
  • Keep track of the inventory, maintain the storage of stock, and control purchases 
  • Coordinate and manage the supply chain in close cooperation with our international head offices 
  • Follow standard good operating procedures to ensure crops are grown and harvested according to schedule and work instructions in a food safe manner  
  • Basic preparation and operation of equipment and systems to ensure production line is running smoothly
  • Conduct post-harvest inspection to ensure sorted and packed produce is of highest quality and food safety  
  • General facility cleaning and proper waste disposal to ensure food safety and workplace safety standards are met 
What you'll need
  • Relevant professional experience in sourcing and/or procurement, with proven experience coordinating and organizing supply chain operations and suppliers 
  • Physically fit (able to lift up to 15 kg and standing for duration of shift) 
  • A high sense of responsibility to follow prescribed food safety personnel practices during all activities being assigned 
  • Good team player qualities with a positive learning and hands-on attitude 
  • Strong negotiating skills with an ownership mentality and the drive for fast, pragmatic solutions
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and consistently meet deadlines
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic 
What we offer
  • You will find a team that relies on your experience and wants to successfully develop the Kuwait Farm together with you 
  • Working with an international team of experts who will support you from day one
  • A competitive salary and incentives
  • Flat hierarchies and great team events 
Interested?
Apply now! 
About us
Kalera GmbH (fka ​&ever) is a subsidiary of Kalera ​PLC, an international indoor vertical farming company with headquarters in Orlando, Florida. Kalera is a science and technology-driven company dedicated to growing the very best possible produce; it is smart horticulture at its best. As the technology leaders in urban vertical farming, Kalera focuses on clean, safe, healthy, tasty greens and on the efficiencies of growing locally in controlled environments.
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