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Director of Manufacturing

Locally Owned Business Alameda County, CA
  • Expired: 2 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Confidential Company seeks a Director of Manufacturing to join their growing manufacturing team in the East Bay.

As the Director of Manufacturing, you will provide leadership and direction to our facilities in areas of responsibility including administration, production, processing, packaging, scheduling, sanitation, quality, purchasing, safety and environmental.

The Director of Manufacturing is the liaison between the facilities and other departments including Sales, Distribution, HQ, and State and Federal Regulatory Personnel.


  • Manage and continue to improve the daily operation of the production, maintenance, scheduling, and shipping departments

  • Ensure production and delivery of the highest quality cannabis products at the lowest costs, consistent with customer requirements, company plans, and profit objectives

  • Influence and interface with the management team, supervisors, team leads, and hourly employees

  • Lead and manage direct reports, including the coaching and performance feedback for 6+ salaried managers and 70+ hourly employees

  • Create standard operating procedures (SOPs) when new products or processes are introduced in the manufacturing environment

  • Communicate with senior management on production, metrics, and team performance

  • Partner with sales and marketing to develop and lead the business to ensure customer satisfaction, market share gains, and profitable growth

  • Partner with the compliance team to complete internal and external regulatory audits while maintaining records

  • Ensure facilities comply with all company policies, procedures, ethical standards and all federal, state and local laws/regulations

Required Education + Experience

  • BA/BS required

  • Minimum 7+ years of leadership experience in the manufacturing/production industry

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a regulated environment with exposure to cGMPs

Preferred Experience + Knowledge

  • LEAN manufacturing experience and/or certification

  • APICS Certified

  • Experience working with high-speed manufacturing and converting machinery

  • Cannabis industry expertise a plus


  • Strong communicator who has experience working cross-functionally with teams across a wide range of levels

  • Ability to manage time and prioritize workflow, which will differ from day to day

  • Computer literate with experience using multiple inventory management systems

  • Experience and success in people management, with a focus on building a positive and open culture and environment

  • Exceptionally organized with a high level of integrity

  • Quality focused with a deep understanding of QC, GMPs and efficient manufacturing practices

Physical Requirements

  • Remain standing/walking for extended amounts of time daily

  • Regularly lift 30 lbs, on occasion lift up to 50

  • Walk up and down stairs multiple times a day

  • Ability to work in an adverse environment with varying temperatures and conditions

Locally Owned Business

Why Work Here?

Opportunity to work for an organization that truly cares about it's employees


Alameda County, CA