We identify, evaluate, and acquire U.S.-based cannabis operations within each state to vertically integrate, produce, and distribute medical-grade cannabis formulations in the United States offering patients and customers premium, high-grade cannabis and related products.
THE OPPORTUNITYThis Director of Manufacturing will be responsible for overseeing manufacturing within the company. This Director of Manufacturing will be responsible for aligning corporate directives and initiatives, ensuring the required level of quality, safety, and service is achieved by holding the staff accountable. The Director of Manufacturing will assist in identifying and tracking KPIs established by executive management and will be responsible for ensuring brand and product alignment. Additionally, this role will be directly involved in managing safety programs and compliance, ensuring all state and local regulations are followed.Oversee day-to-day manufacturing operations and ensure a safe, efficient, productive and positive work environmentOversee the successful development and installation of manufacturing equipment in collaboration with our partnersCreate and manage daily, weekly, and long-term production and sourcing schedules to meet company needsDevelop and maintain KPIs for monitoring operational efficiency of manufacturing programs and for employeesHire, train and hold team members accountable to company standardsReconcile and report daily, weekly and long-term production data to meet company standards and compliance requirementsEnsure compliance with OSHA and other relevant worker safety regulations in a manufacturing environmentComply with the state tracking and trace systemsNegotiate term sheet and oversee business relationships with company manufacturing partnersPartner with technology and compliance team to ensure efficient regulatory compliance for all manufacturing related activities (document records, inventory counts, etc.)Maintain a robust Quality Management System to ensure consistent quality controlNegotiate agreements and contracts with partners, joint ventures as necessary and other entities EDUCATION & EXPERIENCEBachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or similar field10 plus years experience managing product, staff, and resources in a large scale commercial agricultural manufacturing operationContract and vendor negotiation experienceDemonstrated ability to achieve manufacturing objectives in terms of volume, product mix, cost, and qualityExtensive knowledge in environment, health and safety standards in agricultural operations requiredExtensive knowledge of food safety, security and GMP guidelinesPrevious commercial cannabis growing experience preferred.Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environmentAbility to work independently in a highly organized mannerMust pass a drug and criminal background check