August 1, 2022Director of ProductionAtlantic City, NJ

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Our client a vertically integrated cannabis company, is seeking a Director of Production for their New Jersey operations. The Director of Production is a key leadership role in managing and driving the day-to-day production activities, This role with have responsibility for the demand planning, production scheduling, processing, supply chain planning, budget management, quality control, and enabling the efficient distribution of medical marijuana products on behalf of NJ CCF.  Reporting to the GM and SVP this role will promote and execute a culture of continuous improvement.
Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage all facets of production, supply chain management, and reporting including but not limited to: production output, labor output, inventory levels, and usage, finished goods, and production KPIs (analyzed to help drive continuous improvement).
  • Supervise cost controls and manages expenditures based on the approved operating budget.
  • Maintain awareness of current regulations – per CRC – and regarding workplace safety (i.e. OSHA). Works with Human Resources to ensure compliance in terms of any potential workplace injury reporting.
  • Responsible for the overall management, coordination, integration, and execution of all production functions reflecting compliance with regs, SOPs and tracked / monitored via relevant KPIs.  Committed to improving processes for each function via regular SOP updates. 
  • Ensure the company’s ability to produce, prepare and package the highest quality medical and adult-use marijuana products for retail and wholesale sales – effectively, efficiently and in compliance with CRC policies and procedures. 
  • Supervise short and long term production planning (informed by retail and wholesale sales’ trends and feedback)
  • Work closely with the Production management team to prepare production forecasts designed to minimally achieve/ideally exceed monthly, quarterly and annual revenue budgets.  Material planning includes materials, equipment, and any additional resources.
  • Responsible for the overall management, coordination and execution of Processing, Packaging and Quality control.  
  • Ensure that the company provides safe, reliable products to dispensaries and for wholesale.
  • Execute and track metrics to drive and achieve packaging efficiencies.
  • Track and analyze weekly reports to ensure consistent quality and quantities for packaging.
  • Lead development of best-practice and key metrics for QC and efficiency.
  • Establish ongoing testing protocols and standards, working closely with the Operations management team
  • Supervise the selection and development of genetics for the highest quality medicine with optimal yield and proprietary strains’ creation.
  • Ensure proper inventory controls are being followed.
  • Partner with the Management team to develop and manage forecasts for long-term supply planning,
  • Oversee implementation and use of inventory controls including use of Biotrack.
  • Ensure that all production resources are well-maintained, well-organized, inventoried and reordered promptly.
  • Responsible for the procurement of plants, materials, equipment (up to a defined, preset $ level by the General Manager) and other resources. 
  • Develop and in collaboration with Facilities and Maintenance ensures a regularly scheduled equipment maintenance program
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures 
Education and Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree and or/ equivalent experience. 
  • Progressively responsible experience including a minimum of 8 years of operational knowledge and expertise with financial goal setting and achievement, supply chain management or manufacturing, including strategic planning and forecasting, development, validation, and execution of SOPs, executing compliant quality controls and lab testing, etc.  
  • 4 years' experience within the cannabis/hemp industry is required.
Compensation: $120,000 plus bonus and benefits

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application – 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. TEAM300

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