AeroFarms is the commercial leader in vertical controlled environment agriculture and is seeking a Buyer reporting to the Purchasing Manager with exceptional interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail with great motivation and drive. The candidate has a superior work experience and a proven record of success.
AeroFarms is dedicated to enabling local production at commercial scale in different markets throughout the world. Specifically, we are focused on developing local farms that grow flavorful, safe, pesticide-free produce that can be easily traced from source to farm(s) through a simple and transparent supply chain. As we scale, we are looking for dedicated people who can help us address our global food crisis and fundamentally transform agriculture.
AeroFarms is building a brand new state-of-the-art facility in Newark, NJ that will be the world’s largest indoor vertical farm for leafy greens and herbs and will serve the NY Metro area. To support substantial interest from national retailers, AeroFarms plans a significant scaling of the business, including facilities in additional cities in the near-term. In addition to North America, the company also has farms under development in other regions of the world.
You will report to the Purchasing Manager and will assist in the administration of the company’s purchasing efforts. The position will require excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
The position will experience significant exposure to various aspects of the company’s business and to senior management through projects and assignments. Main activities to include: