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  • Job Title: A/P Specialist
  • Job Classification: Regular, Full Time
  • Job Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt
  • Department: Accounting
  • Reports To: Accounting Manager
  • Location: Half Moon Bay, CA


Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Manager, the A/P Specialist is responsible for accounting functions and managing administrative details related to accounts payable. The Accounts Payable Specialist works both under the direction of the Accounting Manager and independently to manage tasks and assignments in a timely manner to meet company deadlines and goals and ensure accounts payable are processed according to company policies and procedures.


Essential Functions:

  • Sort and open daily mail delivery.
  • Verify Purchase Order and Receipts on invoices.
  • Send invoices to appropriate people for approval.
  • Communicate with vendors and purchasers (both electronically and on the phone) regarding invoice approvals and outstanding balances.
  • Cross reference vendor statements.
  • Review past due purchase orders.
  • Post to accounts payable system and issue weekly check run.
  • Prepare and submit weekly wire and ACH payments to the bank.
  • Prepare vendor checks for mailing.
  • File documentation related to work duties.
  • Assist with requests for information from other departments.
  • Assist with requests for information from Auditors.
  • Other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned by the Accounting Manager.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; high school diploma required.
  • Three years or more accounts payable work experience required.
  • Detail - oriented and able to manage and post large volume of data with speed and accuracy.
  • Able to plan, organize, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Able to establish and maintain efficient filing and record retention of financial documents.
  • Strong computer skills including experience with ERP accounting systems and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products, Microsoft Windows.
  • Intermediate Excel skills required.
  • Navision ERP experience preferred, not required.


Physical Requirements:

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; frequently required to talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities by this job include close distance and color vision.


*This position description does not promise or imply that the functions listed in the Position Summary are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not change or be eliminated. Employees interested in learning more about the essential duties and responsibilities of this position should complete the Position Interest Form and submit it to the Human Resources Department.

  • Position:Machine Operator I
  • Job Classification: Regular, Full Time
  • FLSA Status: Hourly, Non Exempt
  • Department: Horticulture
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: No
  • Reports To: Production Supervisor
  • Location: Half Moon Bay, CA


Job Summary:

The Machine Operator has direct oversight and responsibility for handling machinery as well as maintaining accurate records of assigned tasks pertinent to the assigned machine and the routine maintenance of the machines Additionally, the Machine Operator is responsible to help supervisor to double check quality standards to make sure activities are preformed effectively and efficiently.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be able to safely and efficiently operate assigned machinery including but not limited to the equipment below:
    • Cutting Machines
    • Potting Machines
    • Bale Buster Machines
    • EllePot Machines
    • Seeding Machines
    • Spacing Robots
    • Selection Robots
    • Sticking Robots
    • Automatic sorting/grading systems
    • Watering tunnels
    • Sleeving Machines
    • Boxing Machines
  • Follow specific machine operating procedures as instructed and help develop Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Partner with department head and crew leads to comply with the crop production standards (quality, pot size, crop size, etc.) as defined and updated as often as needed.
  • Maintain accurate production and efficiency records as required.
  • Set up machine and any attachments appropriate for the machine, crop and specification as defined in specific Operation/Machine Procedure.
  • Ensure all machinery and attachments are functioning appropriately at all times.
  • Follow daily setup and shutdown procedures to ensure a clean, well-functioning operation for the following shift. Dispense of unused crops.
  • Inspect machine on a daily basis according to guidelines provided by Rocket Farms Inc. Maintenance Department.
  • Properly manage machine during working shift and communicate with supervisor/lead when machinery needs maintenance.
  • Maintain a clean working area on a daily basis, specifically soil and plant material must be disposed in an appropriate manner at end of shift each day.
  • Effectively supervise other employees assisting in machine process to ensure safe practices and quality/production standards are being met.
  • Work responsibly and safely at all times. Report unsafe or hazardous conditions immediately.
  • Understand and comply with safety regulations at Rocket Farms Inc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals pertinent to machinery
  • 2+ years of experience working with equipment
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and verbal
  • Basic Math (addition, subtraction & division) required
  • Ability to work in various environment conditions such as but not limited to; warm, moist, wet areas, indoor and outdoor areas.
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as needed, especially during peak seasons
  • Internal certification of proficiency required.
  • Job Title: Procurement Coordinator
  • Job Classification: Regular, Full Time
  • FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt
  • Department: Purchasing
  • Reports To: Sr. Purchasing Manager
  • Location: Half Moon Bay, CA


Job Summary:

Rocket Farms’ Supply Chain is looking for a detail-oriented and highly motivated individual, a fast learner, and a team player to grow with the Purchasing Team in this unique industry.

The Procurement Coordinator is responsible for processing procurement related paperwork, running daily material replenishment reports to allocate supplies to the correct functions and/or departments to support daily manufacturing activities, data keeping of proper inventory records, in-person interaction and coordination on various sample packages among the facility, and replenishing growing materials and horticultural supplies for the company, with close collaboration with Purchasing, Receiving, Transportation, Planning, Horticulture, Operation, Sales Order Entry, and Cost Accounting Teams.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Continuously monitor all supply inventory to ensure timely fulfillment of production requirement. Execute daily material request planning reports to allocate packaging hardgoods supplies from receiving warehouse to operation packing lines and follow up misc. reclass and transfer order to ensure system data up to date. Arrange hardgoods inventory movement to support last minute packing facility changes.
  • Update system daily assembly order substitution materials per Operation Team’s records and assembly BOM on product mix per Planning Team’s requests.
  • Resolve sales order shipment posting inventory issues by inventory adjustment and reclass.
  • Coordinate company transfer orders among different facilities and up-keep system transfer order records.
  • Compile weekly and monthly inventory reports in support of operation team’s cycle count and inventory scrap activities. Keep system data up to date and reconcile inventory at month end, including contract grower/packer’s inventory analysis to assist proper month-end closing.
  • Coordinate seasonal packaging test with an understanding of sales orders, product Bill of Materials, and data maintenance.
  • Process purchase orders in support of purchasing team, constant coordination with company Purchasing, Receiving, Operation, Accounting Teams, and outside suppliers, custom brokers, and/or contract growers/packers.
  • Monitor and identify any order fulfillment discrepancies on loss and defects from the suppliers to take corrective actions, compile vendor credit claim reports with supporting pictures, and follow up claim status.
  • Stay on top of product delivery status including growing materials and packaging hardgoods. Coordinate with custom brokers, trucking companies, and shippers for the latest delivery status. Notify Receiving, Horticulture, and Operation Teams for physical receiving and/or Purchasing Team for delivery delay and trouble shooting.
  • Asist Purchasing Team in product development by verifying receipts of product samples and coordinate needed outbound sample packages.
  • Backfill and support team member functions to ensure no disruption of company business in facility purchasing and UPC printing requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.



  • A.A. Degree required. Business, Supply Chain, Horticulture, or related field preferred
  • Proficient Microsoft Office knowledge (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Must be comfortable working with numbers, Excel spreadsheets, various data reports
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Highly motivated with curiosity to learn about our business
  • Multi-tasking, detail oriented, well organized, and team player, and follow instructions
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision


Physical Activities:

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; frequently required to talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision.

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