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Production Operations Supervisor

Posted on 6/21/2024

Scythe Robotics

Scythe Robotics

51-200 employees

Autonomous outdoor commercial robotic mowers

Food & Agriculture
Robotics & Automation

Compensation Overview


Mid, Senior

Longmont, CO, USA

Production Planning & Scheduling
Quality Control & Compliance
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
  • 3+ years of professional experience in a high volume Production/Manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team with 5 or more direct reports in a high-volume Production/Manufacturing environment
  • Lean manufacturing training and experience
  • Raw data interpreted to Database generation and representation, SQL query/Tableau/Grafana/Power Bi
  • Experience monitoring, tracking, and continually improving total BOM cost
  • Demonstrated ability to read, interpret technical drawings and documents
  • Familiarity with Design for Manufacturability and FMEA
  • PCBA, harness, electro-mechanical assembly, and prototype development experience
  • Proficient with computers; MS Office suite, MES/ERP, and related programs
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends as needed
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Coordinate day-to-day efforts of the Production Line to meet weekly targets
  • Maximize uptime for the Production line and assembly technicians
  • Prioritize and organize work based on production schedule, supply chain constraints, and company goals
  • Track and enforce quality standards by ensuring product quality and conformance to specifications
  • Triage non-conforming hardware and partner with engineering teams
  • Identify risks in Production Operations and implement actions
  • Own and improve area safety and efficiency through regular audits
  • Review drawings and technical data for manufacturability
  • Performance Management including 1:1s, reviews, and skills management
  • Support recruiting efforts for the team

Scythe Robotics specializes in the development and deployment of highly-intelligent autonomous robots for unstructured outdoor environments, such as the M.52 commercial mower, which boasts all-day battery life and high torque electric motors. This company offers a unique value proposition with its performance-based billing model, ensuring clients pay only when their equipment is actively working. This focus on efficiency and customer-aligned economics makes it a dynamic place to work, especially for those passionate about cutting-edge technology and sustainable practices in robotics.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



Boulder, Colorado



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth