Head of Cultivation -Master Cannabis Grower

KST    Harrisburg, PA
Job Description

The buzz is in the air and the moment is now. We are a licensed cultivation, manufacturing and dispensary operation in the central Pa area and we are looking to hire a qualified employee to fill the head cultivator position. We are looking for driven, responsible, hard working employees who can work well as a team. This is an opportunity to grow within a company where you gain experience and exposure to one of the fastest growing industries in US.

Run by a group of of cannabis innovators with a unique blend of business and pharmaceutical knowledge, we are proud to be leading the Cannabis industry towards a sustainable future. Every decision we make—from production strategy to design—is guided by our core values: Awareness, Community Partnership, and Patient Well-Being.

At the highest level, the head of Cultivation will be responsible for regulatory compliance, budget management, personnel management, safety, and strategic planning among other things that will contribute to the company s success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Data Management, Budgeting & Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate daily activity records and operation logs and use data for strategic planning.
    • Understanding of Budgeting (P&L and other financial reports) and managing financial variances; capital budget planning.
    • Prepare and analyze cultivation operations data to enable future improvements.
  • Cultivation Operations:
    • Coordinate the overall operation of greenhouse(s) and associated propagation rooms to ensure adequate feedstock for crop production.
    • Maintain and diversify the genetic library and manage nursery team producing up to 1000K clones per week.
    • Lead and manage plant inventory and ensuring compliance with MJ Freeway, state s track and trace system.
    • Key objectives include managing output, yield, labor, safety, quality, and efficiencies.
    • Working knowledge of Quality Systems such as GMP, HACCP, 3rd party plant audits, FDA/USDA regulations, vendor selection, and quality improvement methods.
    • Implement and modify grow operation standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • People Management:
    • Work with HR to develop personal development programs and plans for management and employees and to develop and implement incentive programs to increase performance and efficiencies.
    • Develop an effective safety culture that proactively deals with safety risk in the workplace
    • Manage cultivation staff, including, but not limited to: scheduling, daily task assignments, training, discipline or advancement
  • Compliance:
    • Ensure SOPs are established, approved, and followed in daily processes and that all cultivation related standard operating procedures are followed, including inventory management, security and cleanliness SOPs.
    • Ensure legal compliance of cultivation procedures by remaining current on all laws and regulations associated with cannabis operations in California.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by manager.

The candidate must have

  • Bachelor s degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, or a related field.
  • MBA in Business Management/Administration or related field (preferred)
  • 5+ years managing a large scale cultivation operations.
  • Strong experience in budgeting and fiscal management.
  • Strong project management, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience developing and enforcing SOP s for implementation in new and existing cultivation facilities
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Driven, motivated and passionate about life inside and outside of work.
  • Focused on creating solutions, growth and systems in a startup environment.
  • Able to lead teams in a way that inspires organizational growth and empowers employees.
  • Able to creatively problem solve and remain calm under challenging conditions.
  • Expert business administration and managerial skills to control costs and optimize efficiency.


Tue, 03 Dec 2019 23:21:23 GMT

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