: Technical Project Manager, Hardware
36 W 20th Street
New York, NY 10011

Employee Testimonials

Sam Swift Bowery
Julia Cohen Bowery

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Bowery is growing food for a better future by revolutionizing agriculture. Our modern farming company combines the benefits of the best local farms with advances made possible by technology to grow produce you can feel good about eating. BoweryOS, our proprietary software system, uses vision systems, automation technology, and machine learning to monitor plants and all the variables that drive their growth 24/7. Because we control the entire process from seed to store, Bowery farms use zero pesticides, 95% less water, and are 100+ times more productive on the same footprint of land than traditional agriculture. Bowery produce is currently available at select Whole Foods and Foragers stores in the Tristate area, and featured on the menus of Tom Colicchio’s New York restaurants Craft and Temple Court. Based in New York City, the company has raised over $170 million from leading investors including GV, General Catalyst, GGV Capital, First Round Capital, Temasek and Almanac.

About the Role:
The BoweryOS Hardware team is looking for a Technical Project Manager to manage R&D projects and production bound internal products from concept through manufacturing and launch. This role will support planning and manufacturing of 1st party hardware solutions for the launch of new farm facilities. It will also include day-to-day project management of cross-functional projects between Hardware, Software, Data / AI and other company disciplines.
 
What You’ll Do: 
  • Full product life cycle management from concept through mass production
  • Represent Hardware’s contributions in the launch of new Bowery farms
  • Own relationships with our portfolio of turn-key assemblers, quick turn partners, fabricators, etc.
  • Manage exciting R&D and production projects within the cross-functional BoweryOS team (Software, Data, Hardware) and with teams throughout the company
  • Coordinate all engineering change orders (ECOs) and manufacturing changes
  • Manage projects of in-house design and outsourced manufacturing model
  • Establish realistic schedules and help inform cost targets for projects and 1st party solutions
 
Who You Are:
  • Project manager with a technical background and is well-versed in electronics and hardware manufacturing
  • Detail oriented, self-starter with a high degree of organization skills
  • Someone who can lead a hardware project from concept through production
  • A hands-on problem solver at heart who doesn’t shy away from challenges and coming up with creative solutions
Requirements:
  • Relevant years of engineering project management experience with experience in high mix, low volume manufacturing preferred.
  • Experience in project management tools (e.g. Asana, Microsoft Project, Instagantt, SmartSheets, Google Apps) required
  • Experience in product lifecycle management tools
  • Willing to travel (20%). Farm locations and visiting manufacturers.
 
Nice to Have:
  • Experience managing interdisciplinary projects that interface with an entire business. For example, Hardware initiatives that include stakeholders from agricultural science R&D to software to operations to on-site facilities teams.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Sam Swift Bowery
Sam Swift
Head of Data & AI

"Bowery is a data scientist's dream: a company that understands machine learning at its core, collects reams of interesting purpose-built data, and uses it to drive an outcome I care about."

Julia Cohen Bowery
Julia Cohen
Business Development and Strategy

"Bowery believes in the power of business and technology to solve the world's biggest problems. So do I."

Christopher Koscica Bowery
Christopher Koscica
Modern Farmer

"Bowery has some of the most inspirational, passionate, and committed people I've ever met. I love having the opportunity to work towards a goal that is in alignment with one of my personal convictions of making the world a more sustainable place for future generations. Also, I get to make our product a world class product everyday, and I love that."

Ben Niewood Bowery
Ben Niewood
Sr. Mechanical Engineer

"The problems I get to work on every day are exciting and hard; they are exciting because they are hard. I know that I'm working on building systems no one has ever built before, so instead of searching for the right answers I get to define the right answers. And the people I work with are smart, fun, and just as excited about solving those hard problems as I am."

Ben Levick Bowery
Ben Levick
Head of Farm Supply Chain

"At Bowery, we turn an ambitious set of dreams and societal needs into creative, practical, functioning solutions. I like that everybody in the company is planning for the long haul - and making sure that we act with the responsibility and thoughtfulness of a big company while we are still small."

Ross Shepard Bowery
Ross Shepard
Sales & Account Lead

"It is rare to find a company that can combine a laudable mission and terrific product with great people and a welcoming, progressive culture in the way that Bowery has. All of this adds up to a workplace that is challenging and fun, with people who are engaged and passionate."