Betriebsleiter/ Werksleiter (m/f/d)

Berlin | Production / Operations

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Betriebsleiter/ Werksleiter (m/f/d)

Betriebsleiter/ Werksleiter (m/f/d)

Berlin | Production / Operations

You want to join us revolutionize the food system? As Europe’s first vertical farming unicorn startup with now more than 1000+ employees globally and just ranked first on the #FoodTech500, 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.

As a Production Hub Lead you will be heading one of our mega vertical farm production sites with its farming, packaging, maintenance, and quality teams, shipping the freshest and crispiest products daily to some of the biggest food retailers in Germany.

Who You Are

  • You are self-motivated, fast learning and like to continuously improve yourself, your team, and the way we work
  • You can manage the combination between hands-on food agricultural production, high-tech systems while following a data-driven approach
  • You feel at home in an international, diverse and global work environment and like to build your network with your peers and experts
  • You have a strong attention to detail and good eye for cleanliness and hygiene as well as work safety
  • You are a strong communicator in English and German
  • You are a born team lead

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan, manage and supervise all activities at your production site with its 20+ employees, several huge vertical farming modules, automated packaging, seeding and cleaning machines and it’s underlying software systems
  • Manage all food quality parameters and systems to ensure only the highest quality products leave our plant in time and in the right quantity
  • Continuously track and improve your production performance indicators, track your budget indicators, and monitor and plan the use of your resources
  • Be a leader, motivator and coach to your team and ensure a safe work environment even when things are still changing due to our continuous learning and fast improvements
  • Represent the site to internal and external stakeholders when working in projects for new product or process implementations or client or investor’s visits


  • Valid working visa and driver’s license 
  • Fluent and able to communicate effectively in English
  • Strong attention to detail and a good eye for cleanliness and hygiene
  • Moderate analysis ability in Google docs/Microsoft Office to be able to explain performance measures and trends
  • Able to communicate concisely and effectively with both senior management and shop floor teams
  • Comfortable working with computer based and app based reporting systems
  • Confident and comfortable working alone as well as part of a team
  • Proven prior experience in leading a manufacturing team of 20+ in a production environment
  • Experience in the food manufacturing industry is a plus


What we offer

  • Take opportunities: Join Infarm as we expand across the globe and change the future of farming
  • Drive Impact: Be a true partner to the business, working closely with top-level managers
  • Accelerate Growth: A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues

What’s also in for you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Stay up-to-date: Regular Global & Regional All-hands meetings and Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Meet your colleagues: Join our employee resource groups or (virtual) company activities
  • Take some time off: 30 days of annual paid time off, and an extra day off on your birthday
  • Be well: 24/7 Professional Counselling and various internal Health & Wellness initiatives (Yoga, Diet & Nutrition, and many more) 
  • Travel to Work: Subsidized Public Transport Reimbursement and Subsidized Swapfiets Bike Program
  • Enjoy your meal: Subsidized meal vouchers, snacks & drinks 
  • Save Up: Subscribe to your corporate pension scheme and look out for corporate discounts with more than 800 brands.


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.

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