Maintenance Specialist

  • Infarm
  • Amstelveen, Netherlands
  • Jul 01, 2020

Job Description

Passionate to eat better, Infarm was founded in Berlin in 2013 by Osnat Michaeli and the brothers Erez and Guy Galonska. With the aim to share the goodness of own-grown produce with everyone, they developed a smart modular farming system, that allows distribution of farms throughout the urban environment, growing fresh produce in any available space and fulfilling any market demand. 

Today, with cutting edge R&D, patented technologies, and a leading multi-disciplinary team, Infarm is growing a global farming network helping cities become self-sufficient in their food production while significantly improving the safety, quality, and environmental footprint of our food. 

Be part of the Infarm (r)evolution and help people to take back ownership of their food. 

Who you are

Practical maintenance experience is required as you’ll be solving a variety of technical problems related to pipes, pumps, valves, radiators, irrigation systems, LED lamp units and fans.  You’ll also need to combine this, with great communication skills and the basic skills to maintain the smooth running of our software, ‘the brains’ of our urban farms. Previous software / coding skills are not required as training will be provided.

  • You're excited about our vision to reshape the food industry
  • You believe diversity, collaboration and teamwork are key drivers for success
  • You thrive in an environment where you can take ownership and solve hard problems
  • You love a challenge and want to do well while doing good
  • You want to expand your horizons and grow with us as we grow

Responsibilities

  • Solve any technical problems that may arise related to pipes, pumps, valves, LED lamps and fans
  • Help identify, report on and solve basic software issues (training will be provided and more complex software support will be given) 
  • Service the farms at our customer locations and in our plant hub on bi-weekly basis
  • As part of our infarm team, you will work closely with our infarm urban farmers and our customers to support the health of our farms
  • Follow a defined workflow and schedule
  • Use our online reporting system to log your work and any issues with the farms to our head office
  • Ensure the safety of yourself and others by following Health and Safety legislation and guidelines

Requirements

  • Good practical maintenance skills both electrician and plumbing 
  • Valid driver's license and working visa
  • Flexible with a proactive attitude and hands-on approach
  • Strong attention to detail and a good eye and caring for cleanliness around our farms
  • Both confident and comfortable working alone as well as part of a team
  • Comfortable with using computers to report issues and record your work
  • Fluent in Dutch and English

What we offer

  • The opportunity to join Infarm as we expand across the globe and help change the future of farming
  • The ability to drive impact and be a true partner to the business, working closely with top-level managers
  • A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues
  • A generous vacation package
  • Fresh herbs to take home

Infarm is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to grow an inclusive environment, where everyone can thrive, regardless of your background and circumstances. We nurture diversity because we appreciate the uniqueness and differences between people. Each employee’s distinctive experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints helps us build a resilient environment, where we can all learn, grow, and create great things together. All applicants are given equal opportunity regardless of age, gender identity or expression, language, disability, ethnic origin, national origin, religion, belief, culture, socio-economic status, or sexual orientation. 

Headcount

51-200 employees  

Categories

Food & Agriculture, Buildings & Cities