The successful Cultivation/Facility Lead plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates daily activities for production of Cannabis crops. This position includes materials, personnel and facility management, logistics, capacity planning.
Summary of essential job functions:
Manage a portion of our cultivation facility, with a wide array of irrigation, fertilizer, media, cultivars.
Grow, harvest and deliver large volumes of high quality cannabis.
Set planting and care schedules.
Maintain overall responsibility for the performance of the shift, including safety, quality, cost, productivity, and delivery.
Ensure employees have the right tools, knowledge and equipment required to do their jobs effectively and safely.
Promote a culture of world class performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.
Provide coaching, teaching, and mentorship to a diverse and engaged team.
Onboard and train new hires.
Manage, develop and workers, direct personnel on proper planting, growing production processes.
Develop and conduct employee training programs.
Manage an operations team to ensure that the garden stays on schedule, from cloning to harvest to packaging to cleaning, & delivery.
Implement all SOPs and drive compliance with crop plans in partnership with the Senior Grower.
Improve and implement spray programs and submit monthly use reports to leadership.
Select, purchase or approve purchase of raw materials such as seed, plant nutrients, and disease control chemicals.
Coordinate clerical, record keeping, inventory, requisition, and marketing activities with functional leaders throughout the company.
Monitor facilities & operational systems, analyze data to inform operational decisions.
Maintain Safety programs and other aspects of regulatory compliance.
Work closely with all Supervisors, Crew Leaders, and office staff to ensure that all aspects of the facility are running efficiently.
Maintain production areas to ensure compliance with company quality, sanitation.
Identify and implement methods and practices to achieve operational improvements in efficiency, quality, delivery, and operating profits.
Collect & analyze data in order to proactively identify production issues or develop plans to resolve existing issues.
Ensure all required KPI's are met regarding facilities goals on safety, production, quality, and costs.
Assist in supervising and correcting all processes in planting, pest control, fertilization, irrigation, monitoring, misc.
3 years of Growing experience.
Must have strong managerial experience and be able to work and lead a multitude of different personalities.
Basic concepts about greenhouse operations, quality and productivity.
Must possess the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
Need to be a detail oriented team player with strong organizational and communication skills.
Must have experience in the indoor greenhouse industry and understand the complexities and challenges of such.
Willingness to work nights and/or weekends, hours will change based on business needs.
Able to lift up to 40 lbs and able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations.
Must have knowledge of SOPs.
Candidates must be in good physical condition and able to work within an indoor growing facility for extended periods of time.
Ability to demonstrate high ethical standards and set a positive example for co-workers.
Capable of performing routine management and able to make equipment repair or notify proper personnel when unable to.
Ability to plan ahead, trouble-shoot, anticipate problems, and problem solve.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks at a time.
Ability to learn new technologies.
Specific knowledge of nutrients and plant science.
Skills driving continuous improvement initiatives & culture.
Excellent analytical, problem solving, and superior management skills
Strong mentoring, coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise.
Experience in long-range planning and budget administration.
Demonstrated ability to effectively prepare, reconcile, and analyze financial reports.
Valid driver's license.
Clean criminal history.
Must have or be able to obtain a Commercial Pesticide Applicators Permit and Class A CDL within three months of employment.
Physical Demands; Work Environment/Conditions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to see, hear, talk, sit, walk, push, pull, twist, lift, squat and stand. Must be able to lift and carry approximately 40lbs regularly.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Full Flexibility with Schedule.
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