Fabricator

About Us

Farmshelf is an early-stage high-growth startup that builds smart indoor farms.  Our bookshelf-sized Farmshelfs provide leafy greens and herbs year-round to food halls, corporate cafeterias and restaurants, including those of acclaimed chefs José Andrés, Marcus Samuelsson, and Claus Meyer. Together, our team of engineers, designers, fabricators, technicians and plant scientists take on the challenges of creating agricultural technology innovations to feed our growing urban populations. 
 
The Role

We are looking for a committed individual to join our team as a Fabricator. This individual will work with the Fabrication and Engineering teams to assemble Farmshelf units finished products using tools, machines, and your own hands. Duties may include assembling sheet metal, plastic and/or electrical components, reading instructions, inspecting final products, adhering to safety practices, using testing equipment, and keeping the working area clean. 

Responsibilities

  • Fabricate and assemble Farmshelf units
  • Interpret assembly instructions and drawings
  • Read parts list and determine if all parts are present
  • Organize tools and materials
  • Position parts and subassemblies
  • Interpret measurements
  • Verify specifications
  • Assemble components
  • Ensure all parts are fitted properly
  • Resolve assembly and production issues
  • Complete preventive maintenance
  • Troubleshoot malfunctions and perform repairs as needed
  • Ensure working environment is clean and safe
  • Report errors in product line
  • Check stock to ensure inventory is replenished
  • Complete quality control forms

  
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to use variety of tools and equipment
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of industry safety practices
  • Ability to work with your hands, directly manipulating components
  • Strength to lift heavy objects during the fabrication/assembly process
  • Professional and positive demeanor
  • Experience working as part of a team

Farmshelf is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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