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Director of Manufacturing Operations



Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 24, 2022
<div> <b style="font-size:11pt;">Aquabyte </b><span style="font-size:11pt;">is seeking a </span><b style="font-size:11pt;">Director of Manufacturing Operations </b><span style="font-size:11pt;">to drive the manufacturing, testing, and delivery of quality hardware products enabling cutting-edge analytics and automation of fish farms around the world.</span> </div><div><br></div><div><b>We're happy to announce the completion of our Series B round of funding to continue our mission of transforming aquaculture to meet the world’s demand for sustainable protein!</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>Watch a short documentary on Aquabyte with Amazon's CTO at a Norwegian fish farm here! <a href="" class="postings-link"></a></b></div><div><br></div><div> <u><b style="font-size:11pt;">Our mission</b></u><span style="font-size:11pt;"> </span> </div><div><br></div><div> <b style="font-size:11pt;">Aquabyte</b><span style="font-size:11pt;"> is on a mission to revolutionize the sustainability and efficiency of aquaculture. It is an audacious, and incredibly rewarding mission. By making fish farming cheaper and more viable than livestock production, we aim to mitigate one of the biggest causes of climate change and help prepare our planet for impending population growth. Aquaculture is the single fastest growing food-production sector in the world, and now is the time to define how technology is used to harvest the sea for generations to come.</span> </div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:11pt;">We are a diverse, mission-driven team that is eager to work alongside kindred spirits. If this vision makes you smile, gives you goosebumps, or otherwise inspires you please get in touch.</span></div><div><br></div><div><u><b style="font-size:11pt;">Our product</b></u></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:11pt;">We are currently focused on helping Norwegian salmon farmers better understand their fish populations and make environmentally-sound decisions. Through custom underwater cameras, computer vision, and machine learning we are able to quantify fish weights, detect sea lice infestations, and generate optimal feeding plans in real time. Our product operates at three levels: on-site hardware for image capture, cloud pipelines for data processing, and a user-facing web application. As a result, there are hundreds of moving pieces and no shortage of fascinating challenges across all levels of the stack.</span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:11pt;">Above all, Aquabyte is a customer-driven company. Our product development is dictated by the needs of fish farmers and we prioritize customer delight in everything we do. We are committed to build a global, collaborative team that creates value far beyond Silicon Valley.</span></div><div><br></div><div><u><b style="font-size:11pt;">The role</b></u></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:11pt;">Aquabyte is producing industry-leading hardware products to enable analytics from optical and real-world sensors deployed underwater in industrial fish farms and additionally enabling robotic automation of farm tasks. This hardware is deployed in some of the most harsh operating conditions on earth for electronics and sensors and is difficult to access once deployed.</span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:11pt;">Your role is to produce quality hardware on-schedule and within budget to meet customer needs. You will involve and manage Production Engineers as well as contract mechanical designers, iterate on existing designs, and develop new concepts for manufacturing automation and enterprise product lines. You will challenge mechanical and electrical engineering decisions to enhance the quality, manufacturability, and cost of hardware. You will work with the product team to ensure hardware meets customer expectations.</span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:11pt;">This role is particularly ambitious within an already ambitious company; we hope you enjoy challenges.</span></div>
Aquabyte is an equal opportunity employer.
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