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Company:

Our client based in Warren, Michigan is a cannabis cultivation facility.

Position Summary:

The Director of Operations will be working closely with the President and rest of the leadership team to establish and follow long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies to promote and support the vision of the company and their operations.

We are looking for a VP of Operations to ensure effective management of internal resources, lead development and improvement of standard operating procedures, ensure the highest level of quality standards are met, while leading a best-in-class cannabis production team.

Your objectives will include:

· Leading by example. This a hands-on operational management position. You will regularly be at the facilities driving accountability with the facility operational teams.

· Effectively manages current operations and promotes the development of new facilities and services to meet changing market demands in alignment with the organization’s strategic plan

· Affirm the Company vision and mission statement and upholds organizational core values

· Sets and takes direction from the leadership team to establish expectations and measurements for organizational achievements

· Leads in developing, monitoring and updating the organization’s operational control

· Guide operations to optimize efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. Ability to manage, forecast and plan for facility procurement needs (infrastructure, nutrients/inputs), in collaboration with the Supply Chain Manager

· Regularly reviews operational reports and aides in mentorship and critique, taking actions to assure favorable outcomes

· Compliance - Must possess a strong history of interaction with regulatory agencies. The focus must be to ensure that the organization is always staying compliant with State and Federal Law regarding the Cannabis Industry

· Motivates staff at all levels toward the realization of articulated vision and toward the accomplishment of goals consistent with the strategic plan

· Oversees that effective policies, procedures and systems are utilized to improve the overall operation.

-Supports department managers in addressing personnel and production issues, implements solutions to prevent reoccurrence

· Influence development, and ensure that competent leadership and operational systems are in place, that drive and achieve change and development across all aspects of the company

Strong candidates will possess:

· Bachelor’s degree from four-year accredited college

· MBA Preferred

· Strong working knowledge of agriculture and/or cannabis

· Knowledge of the manufacturing, processing and distribution.

· Experience in operations and directorial roles

· Experience with start-ups / fast growth company/fast paced environments is preferred

· An energetic, passionate, forward-thinking individual with high ethical and an appropriate professional image

· Experience in strategic planning including the ability to formalize a long-range plan to define company goals; ability to assess internal and external factors which have an impact on success

· Skill in conducting analyses by evaluating the company’s operating performance; ability to apply such information to organizational decision-making.

· Proven organizational growth in areas of culture and leadership development

· Formal higher education in botany, agronomy, plant science, horticulture preferred

· Strong Ability to measure against KPI

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Management Experience: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Leadership Experience: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Cannabis: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Agriculture: 2 years (Preferred)