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Do you love food, Detroit, and rolling up your sleeves to help create a just and equitable food system? If so, you might be in the right place. We are looking for farmhands that want to be on the frontlines of how food is produced and who will help to create new ways of getting food on people’s plates. Our work environment is fast paced, intense, sometimes physical, and always fun, and we have a focus on efficiency – getting a lot done with minimal resources. If this seems like a good fit for you, please reach out and we’ll buy you a cup of coffee.

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Project Manager 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and administering the operational functions of the organization and site in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and standards. as an indoor hydroponic farm, producing and distributing various plants and crops; and

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

  1. Interpret and explain HACCP policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations. 
  2. Operations Supplies and Support:  Ordering and ensuring each operational team has the supplies and necessary tools and information to complete their daily tasks.  Organizing overall employee work schedules to ensure no gaps in labor or leadership responsibilities develop due to absences.  
  3. Technology Research and Development:  Researching controlled environment agricultural technology that may be incorporated into our systems.   Identifying areas of technological improvement within existing operations. Developing technology whenever a necessary technology does not exist.
  4. Construction Projects:  Planning and executing construction projects related to existing operations, as well as designing, planning, and implementing expansionary construction projects.  Scheduling and managing internal teams for completing construction projects, as well as scheduling and managing third-party contractors to complete construction projects.
  5. Business Relationships:  Identify and develop relationships with key leaders within the controlled environment industry.  Develop business relationships with suppliers for existing operations. Develop business relationships with third-party contractors or consultants for construction-related projects.  A critical component of the business relationship role is the instilment of Planted’s brand image of non-traditional transparency, professionalism, and creativity.  
  6. Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  7. Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  8. Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  9. Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  10. Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  11. Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results
  12. Experience negotiating vendor contracts
  13. Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
  14. Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
  15. Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance
  16. Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
  17. Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
  18. Support diverse and inclusive work environment
  19. Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross – functional environment.
  20. Additional duties as needed.

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