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Director of Service Operations



United States
Posted on Sunday, January 28, 2024

TerraClear’s mission is to free farmers from the worst jobs on the farm. Our path begins by automating the most hated job on the farm - rock picking. Rocks slow farming, damage equipment, and lead to downtime while seeding and harvesting. Solving this problem frees farmers to focus on higher-value tasks and bring their operations into a new era of farming.

Our team is a close group who believe in the power of collaboration and teamwork, the value of getting our hands dirty and learning from the farmers we serve. You will thrive at TerraClear with a positive attitude and enthusiasm.

The Director of Service Operations is a key member of the TerraClear management team responsible for delivering TerraClear's customer-facing solutions. Your leadership will enable TerraClear to rapidly scale. This includes owning the delivery our solutions to customers - planning and coordinating operations, building a service delivery channel, and overseeing key external relationships. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record with agriculture and comfort in a fast-paced startup environment. You will report to the President.


  • Lead and scale service delivery (mapping and farm services), including capacity planning/modeling and quality control
  • Manage internal operations personnel and external partners - including recruiting, training, and scheduling
  • Manage Field Operations, providing oversight of commercial and R&D activities
  • Manage Production Operations for end-to-end rock map generation pipeline processing
  • Oversee logistics and facilities in the Midwest, including acquisition and disposal of assets, contracts, OSHA compliance, etc
  • Work closely with the management team on strategic and operational planning, and drive transparent alignment between teams


  • Strong data-driven analytical and organizational skills
  • Meaningful experience in a decision-making role (early stage company experience desired)
  • 10+ years experience in agriculture operations
  • 5+ years leading teams and delivering solutions to customers
  • 5+ years management experience, to include hiring and retaining high performers
  • Entrepreneurial and self-driven - must be comfortable leading and operating in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of autonomy
  • Demonstrated proficiency with software tools including, but not limited to, CRM (Hubspot), Google Suite, data and productivity tools (Smartsheet, excel), capable of leveraging these tools to optimize operational efficiency, enhance customer satisfaction, and support data-driven decision-making.
  • Alignment with all of TerraClear's core values: uncompromising integrity, farmer engagement, team first, humility, ownership, communication

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary, equity, and benefits package
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment with an incredible team
  • Chance to make a significant impact on the future of agriculture

If you’re excited about TerraClear, fit the above qualifications and are passionate about solving hard problems, please apply now!

TerraClear is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive culture with extraordinary employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.