Office Operations (Office Manager / Supply Chain)

San Carlos, CA
About Iron Ox

Iron Ox is building robotic greenhouses to bring fresh and affordable produce to everyone. We're a team from Willow Garage, Google[x], and Savioke that are passionate about deeply understanding and developing the new wave of technology to feed people. Iron Ox is a well-funded startup backed by Y Combinator and located in the SF Bay Area.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a high quality, ambitious candidate to assist with operations of a fast-paced, innovative startup. The ideal operations assistant is a motivated, organized individual with a passion for agricultural and robotics. As a part of the Operations team at Iron Ox, you will assist with supply chain management, facilities tasks, office management and be a key member of the Iron Ox team. This is a full-time position.


    • Basic computer skills, experience with G Suite / Microsoft Office.
    • Great time management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
    • Self starters who have a great attention to detail and a willingness to learn new subjects.
    • Proactive, goal oriented individuals who take pride in their accomplishments.
    • Minimum of an Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or equivalent or 5 years of related experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supply chain management working with suppliers, managing purchasing and inventory.
    • Manage schedules, sync with multiple teams, forecast inputs and outputs.
    • Office management tasks, managing office vendors, visitors, events, travel.
    • MRP / ERP management.
    • Assist with AP/AR.
    • Assist with order processing and customer service.
    • Assist with production operations.
    • Manage incoming / outgoing UPS, USPS and FedEx shipments.

Nice to haves

    • Purchasing and inventory experience.
    • Shipping / Receiving experience.
    • Experience with indoor farming, hydroponics, food safety a plus.
    • Interest in the farming, food and robotics industries and love the fun of the startup environment and its culture.


    • Build technology that feeds people.
    • Medical, dental and vision
    • Fresh salad bar for employees.
    • As an early employee, you’ll have key impact on the company.