Packaging Lead

Buckeye Lake, OH

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Purpose

This role is responsible for supporting the Supervisor of Post Harvest with overseeing the weekly objective to package the dried flower through a variety of formats, utilizing different tools and machinery, labeling and organizing, and other post harvest related tasks. The Lead of Packaging role must lead and participate in their job with professionalism and safety, consistently. The Lead of Packaging will report to the Supervisor of Post Harvest, and while working in cohesion with the other Post Harvest staff to achieve most effective trimming, drying, curing, and packaging results.

 

Essential Duties

Leadership Procedures & Tasks

  • Ensure the proper execution for all aspects of the department including supervision of the employees, cadence and pace of the production, proper packaging and labeling, maintenance of the automated machinery, and consistent quality control.
  • Assist with providing effective leadership to employees to ensure a complete understanding of and alignment to PharmaCann’s vision, mission and values to maintain a positive work environment and a high level of morale. Ensure effective and appropriate communication with team members and Cure department staff to increase team unity and operative flow.
  • Ensure all compliance requirements are met including facilitation of the immediate adjustment of practices to accommodate the dynamic changes that regularly occur.
  • Ensuring all staff are following company defined protocols. Enforce all company policies and regulations. Assist in establishing initial and ongoing training for employees to ensure an adequate level of understanding regarding guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Support the Supervisor of Post Harvest with directing and guiding employees, including planning, assigning and instructing work, examining performance and conducting evaluations, coaching, support disciplining, monitor attendance, addressing complaints and resolving employee issues.
  • Assist with projects, including defining project scope, resources and achieving deliverables on time and within budget.
  • Clear understanding of workflow throughout the cultivation facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Post Harvest.

 

Training Requirements

  • This position will follow the direction and training by the Supervisor of Post Harvest assigned to the Buckeye Lake, OH cultivation facility. The role is expected to engage in proactive participation to be able to clearly lead to achieve the high standard cultivation practices, consistently and compliant.
  • Training towards PharmaCann’s mission statement and leadership development.
  • Understanding how to compliantly operate within the cultivation based on the state laws and regulations.


Workspace and Material Maintenance

  • Guide and train staff to maintain proper organization of the areas where Technicians operate in.
  • Ensure upkeep and maintenance of the machinery through participation, practice, training, guiding, and disciplining accordingly to achieve.
  • Direct the communication and reporting of product concerns with the Supervisor of Post Harvest from proper awareness of organization and analysis.
  • Ensuring that sufficient supplies for the department are ordered and available.
  • Provide direction and support to associates with a safe, well maintained, and organized work area.


Compliance and Reporting

  • Lead and instruct the Packaging department staff in upholding current laws and regulations towards the cultivation facility. Adapt to updated laws and regulations to implement safe and effective practices to sustain highest quality standards and efficiencies.
  • Oversee and support the organizing and securing of all METRC tags and harvest batches.
  • Support the Supervisor of Post Harvest with updating and tracking all required information in the Packaging department logs and spreadsheets daily.
  • Lead the staff in training and coordinate to ensure compliance of the Post Harvest areas. Coach, guide, and analyze with staff to maintain compliant practices and workflow. Any compliance or safety mistake or error created must be addressed, reported, and resolved. Communication with appropriate leadership to ensure resolution.

 

Supervision

  • Works under the direct supervision of the Supervisor of Post Harvest.
  • This position is responsible for supporting the Supervisor of Post Harvest with leading the Packaging department for the Buckeye Lake, OH cultivation facility.
  • Ensure that individual and team performance meets PharmaCann’s standards of service and quality.


Job Requirement

  • This position is expected to be available as needed to adherir to the responsibilities within and throughout the job description.
  • Must be eligible for the position based on state and federal laws and regulations.

 

Working Conditions

  • Able to use a computer and/or hand tools while sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Able to move about a typical office, manufacturing and warehouse environment. Working with the cannabis plant, breaking it down by hand and scissors. Potentially working with machinery to trim, sort, and package cannabis product.
  • Able to kneel, bend, reach, rotate, and stoop on an intermittent to regular basis daily.
  • Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Consistent on-time attendance for all scheduled shifts. Prepared for 40 hour work weeks within this position, with occasional overtime.
  • Occasional travel by motor vehicle within the region as required.

 

Job Qualifications

Work Experience

  • Preferred at least 1 year employment with PharmaCann to apply.
  • Preferred at least 1 years experience in a commercial cannabis operation.
  • Preferred at least 1 year of prior leadership experience to apply.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced production environment required. Experience leading small teams is preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to consistently achieve productivity and performance requirements.
  • Demonstrates professional and respectful demeanor towards others. Demonstrates respectful verbal and written communication capability.
  • Ability to create, utilize, and modify electronic documents. Electronic and technical skills preferred.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe, and assess.
  • Knowledge of local, state, regional states, and federal employment laws relating to key areas of responsibility.

 

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Manufacturing management experience, training, and education preferred.

 

Skill Sets Preferred for Position:

  • Manufacturing or packaging leadership experience
  • Proactive, dedicated, and results-driven leadership skills
  • Effective communication, training, and coaching skills
  • Analytical, logistical, mechanical skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Problem solving team player
  • Professional, quality, compliant, and safe decision making
  • Willing to give and take direction

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