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Production Manager/Production Chemist

Cannabis Company - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: 21 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

A cannabis product manufacturer in Los Angeles, CA that is committed to providing the best quality cannabis products for consumers.

The Production Manager is responsible for ensuring adequate inventory levels for production through overseeing production of cannabis extracts across three shifts and positions. The Production Manager will create and ensure follow through on production schedules for a variety of SKUs. They will create and keep up to date best practice Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that ensure consistency and regulatory compliance. This individual should have excellent organizational and communication skills and should have experience in a highly regulated production environment.

The Production Manager oversees the department across three shifts and reports to the executive team.

Essential Functions

  • Planning of production and packaging schedules based on demand
  • Supervise and provide support to the production and packaging teams to ensure goals are met or exceeded
  • Oversee preparation and execution of purchase orders to ensure adequate supplies while staying within budget
  • Maintain vendor relations and to source supplies
  • Write and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all activities within the department
  • Interface with third party laboratory to facilitate product testing
  • Maintain an extremely sterile work environment
  • Facilitate interdepartmental and wholesale transfers of product
  • Maintain strict compliance with all relevant regulations
  • Hire, onboard, and manage team members while maintaining performance and morale
  • Maintain department schedule, track employee attendance, process PTO requests
  • Hold regularly scheduled employee training
  • Collaborate with other department heads to ensure cohesion and meet company goals
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Process Engineer (must!)

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Ability to pass a full background check
  • At least three years experience in production management
  • Experience in food production is preferred
  • Experience in a lab setting is preferred
  • Ability to strictly adhere to protocols
  • Ability to repeatedly lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as necessary
  • Excellent math skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for producing high quality products
  • Excitement to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Excel and other MS Office products

Cannabis Company - Los Angeles

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