Why you should join us:
At Sound Agriculture, we believe our food system can nourish consumers while benefiting farming communities and the planet. Through a deeper understanding of plant and microbial biology, we are leveraging the natural power of plants to make agriculture more agile and resilient. Our work focuses on developing nutrient efficiency products and modernizing plant breeding to improve the way we farm and the food we eat.
Sound is a Series D startup funded by leading investors in food and agriculture including Leaps by Bayer, Syngenta Group Ventures, S2G Ventures, BMO Impact Investment Fund, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Fall Line Capital, Cavallo Ventures, FootPrint Coalition and Northpond Ventures.
What you'll do:
We are seeking a Shipping and Receiving Associate to join our Facilities team working to support our team of office employees and Research Scientists working on crop solutions for more sustainable, healthier, and tastier food. As a vital member of our operations team, you will be responsible for managing the shipping and receiving functions, ensuring the timely and accurate movement of goods and materials in and out of our facility. In addition, you will monitor and restock inventory for the laboratory and place orders through our procurement software. Additional help may be needed to support laboratory operations including work-order ticketing requests for the office and laboratory, glassware washing, autoclaving, and on-site horticulture preparations. Your exceptional organizational and communication skills, plus keen attention to detail will contribute to the smooth operation of our supply chain and support the success of our company's scientific research and development efforts.
This role reports to Facilities Manager and is based in our Emeryville, CA headquarters.
Shipping and Receiving Associate $26.5/hr to 28.8/hr
Bonus target 10%
Bonuses are earned based on annual company and individual performance and are prorated based on the start date.
Sound reserves the ability to adjust the compensation range based on the final candidate’s experience, skillset, and geography. In addition to on-target earnings, we offer above-average equity grants for the industry as we believe that every employee should have a stake in the company’s growth. If you’re above this compensation target, we encourage you to reach out and discuss the entire package and opportunity before deciding not to pursue this position.
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Sound Agriculture does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies responding to job postings. We will not respond to unsolicited requests to submit candidates.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, Veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.
Sound participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Sound is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before Sound takes any action, including terminating your employment.