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March 25, 2024Director of ManufacturingSalinas, CA

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Job Summary:
 We are actively seeking an experienced Director of Manufacturing to oversee all aspects of cannabis manufacturing of an established Cannabis Company based in Northern California. 

Production Oversight:
    • Manage the end-to-end production process, from material inputs and refinement, to formulation and packaging.
      • Adhere to all state regulations
      • Oversight, training, and continuous development of production supervisors.
      • Implementation of new production lines for different SKUs
      • Deep knowledge in Extraction and Refinement
      • Maintain manufacturing machine(s) run and production efficiencies, problem solving machine errors and outages.
      • Managing labor resources to efficiently keep production lines at optimization. 

Team Leadership:
    • Lead and train the production teams, fostering a culture of safety, efficiency, and continuous improvement.
      • Nurture a collaborative and supportive work environment for optimal team performance.
      • Develop performance KPIs across all production lines, ensuring team adherence.
      • Process and workflow standardization development & improvement 

Quality Control:
    • Implement robust quality control measures to ensure product consistency and purity.
    • Collaborate closely with the production team supervisors to address any quality concerns promptly.

Collaboration and Planning:
    • Work closely with our cultivation and sales departments to meet market demands and maintain optimal lean inventory levels.
      • Develop and manage production budgets, schedules, and timelines for streamlined operations.
      • Identify cost savings opportunities, through streamlining and automation. 

Innovation and Efficiency:
    • Monitor and if need integrate cutting-edge technologies and methods to enhance production efficiency and elevate product quality.
      • Stay informed about industry trends to drive continuous improvement in production processes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Chemistry / Biology 
  • A minimum of 3 -5 years of managerial experience in cannabis product manufacturing or a related industry.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of product production processes (Including Extraction, Edible production, cannabis pre roll and or flower production).
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and best practices /standards in (+ cannabis) product manufacturing.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in production management and planning software / tools.
    • ERP, Google Sheets, Excel
  • Experience managing at least a team of 35 (production workers & supervisors).
  • Background in GMP and LEAN methodology a plus

  • Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision
Compensation:  $160,000 
If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application or the link below – all inquiries are strictly confidential. Our focus is to assist you to make your best next career move, and we will not use your information for any other purpose.
CannabizTeam is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. TEAM100 


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