Great tasting produce, farmed around the corner

VP of Operations

$140K - $200K / 0.25% - 1.00%
Herndon, VA, US
Job Type
11+ years
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Mike Ross
Mike Ross

About the role

Beanstalk is a Series A company building and operating robotic vertical farms that sustainably grow heirloom produce in soil. Founded by brothers and engineers, they are looking for an experienced operator to help grow production 10x in the next 12 months.


  • Collaborate with leadership to set operational milestones, lead strategic planning, and ensure operational readiness.
  • Hire and manage hourly employees, including training, counseling, and driving performance to meet production standards and targets.
  • Promote a culture of high performance, continuous improvement, and experimentation.
  • Develop and implement SOPs to improve safety, quality, and efficiency
  • Manage vendors, inventory, and maintenance schedules
  • Evaluate operation performance by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data and metrics
  • Preferred: Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices, OSHA standards, HACCP, manufacturing lines, ERPs

About Beanstalk

Brothers, Michael and Jack, started Beanstalk as a solution to solve a local restaurant’s need for consistent, high-quality salad. In doing so, they created a new vertical farming technology capable of growing lettuces, spinach, basil, carrots, lavender, and more.

Beanstalk is at the nexus of industrial robotics, plant science, and the culinary arts. Our technology enables us to develop new products quickly, automate traditionally labor-intensive work, and connect consumers to fresh produce in ways not before seen.

We’re backed by top VCs and investors and looking for engineers, researchers, and operators that want to build the next generation of farms.

Want to join our team and grow the world’s consumption of fresh produce? Send your resume to


Team Size:15
Location:Washington, DC
Jack Ross
Jack Ross
Mike Ross
Mike Ross