Kitchen Supervisor

Kansas City, MO

The Kitchen Supervisor will oversee all kitchen manufacturing processes focused on the efficient production of all edibles product lines by effectively managing operations with a team of Kitchen Assistants and Associates. 

  • Assist with hiring, supervision and direction of Kitchen staff 
  • Manufacture quality products, strictly following company SOPs  
  • Ensure accurate and proper incorporation of extracts into products 
  • Execute and supervise implementation of all product specification documents, recipes, and formulas 
  • Supervise workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising safety or product integrity 
  • Ensure all activities are in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations 
  • Audit inventory regularly to ensure full compliance 
  • Assist with integration of new equipment for production scaling 
  • Build an engaged team through motivation, transparency, support, and guidance 
  • Manage day-to-day operation of production area and team including staffing and capacity planning 
  • Provide planning and forecasting documentation to help determine necessary resources 
  • Foster a workplace that upholds Holistic Industries’ aim to be the Best Place to Work, Shop, and Invest in Cannabis 
  • Other duties as assigned, or any reasonable request from any member of management 
  • Physical Requirements of the Job: VERY LABOR INTENSIVE. Must be able to lift, carry, and balance up to 75 pounds (125 pounds with assistance), may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Moderate to loud exposure to noise.


About You:  

General:

  • Regulations require that incumbent be able to obtain and maintain state marijuana work credentials.
  • Holistic Industries hires 18 years of age and older.


Education/Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; post-secondary education is preferred 
  • Experience infusing and emulsifying foods and other products required, working with cannabis oil infusion preferred 
  • Food manufacturing or food chemistry experience or training 
  • At least 3 years of experience in commercial food production from bench to scale up is preferred 
  • At least 3 years of experience creating confections and pastries is preferred 
  • At least 1 year of management experience within commercial kitchen or food production environment is strongly preferred 


Required Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Familiarity with all applicable federal and state regulations 
  • Understanding of and adherence to FDA regulations 
  • Understanding of and adherence to OSHA guidelines for workplace safety and hazardous chemicals 
  • Ability to use standard office equipment  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Proven track record of successfully training employees in productivity and safety 
  • Excellent project management skills 
  • Detail oriented with an eye on process improvement and optimization 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, to manage high-stress situations, and to be flexible and adaptable when a situation requires 
  • ServSafe Certification  
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including nights, weekends, and overtime as necessary 
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills both verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to coach and mentor employees on a one-on-one basis as well as a group 
  • Strong work ethic and sound judgment

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