Plant grower at high-tech vertical farm

Salary Competitive

Help solve one of humanity's greatest challenges: High quality food for a rapidly growing urbanized population, produced sustainably. We are looking for a practically oriented and meticulous part time/student colleague to assist with practical growing tasks.

You will be part of the plant production team in one of our farms in Greater Copenhagen and responsible for tasks such as seeding, transplantation, harvest and continuous maintenance as well as assisting in plant experiments with measurements, troubleshooting and ad-hoc tasks in the farm.

You are meticulous, hands-on and used to practical work that involve both practical ability and a structured mind. You take ownership, ensure the job is well done, share ideas and work well both independently and with colleagues from diverse backgrounds. And you are passionate about making a difference for a better food system.


Main responsibilities:

  • Plant growing tasks in the vertical farm(s)

  • Ad-hoc tasks related to growing and operations


You:

  • Used to practical work and solving practical challenges from professional work experience or from personal interest in working with plants. E.g. from the farm, greenhouse, vertical farm or similar

  • Take ownership and work independently as well as in a team

  • Meticulous, cares for detail and cleanliness

  • Efficient and focused in practical work, good at planning

  • Maybe studying to become an agronomist, plant scientist, gardener or have similar plant oriented aspirations

  • Optional skills: Technical skills, data science, plant science, lab experience


We offer:

  • To be part of an awesome cross-disciplinary team developing the next generation plant based food production technology and help solve one of humanity’s biggest challenges

  • The opportunity to get hands-on with cutting edge plant science in a budding industry

  • Be part of a young growing company

  • Flexible workplace and hours

  • An open international inclusive culture of passionate people

  • Greens to take home…

For more information or questions please contact us at job@nextfood.co

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Working at
Nextfood

At Nextfood, we are reshaping the plant-based food supply chain from farm to fork with large scale indoor farms combined with mini-farms in restaurants, catering, retail etc. Our computer controlled decentralised farm network grows deliciously fresh, locally produced, pesticide-free greens year-round to the benefit of flavour, health and climate. 1 m2 Nextfood farm corresponds to 200 m2 outdoor farm land and saves 98% water, more than 75% fertiliser and electrifies energy consumption. In turn addressing one of humanity’s greatest challenges: A sustainable high quality food supply for a rapidly growing urbanised population.

Read more about Nextfood

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