Cultivation Quality Assurance – Fluent Cannabis Care – Tampa, FL

Cansortium Inc is a vertically integrated cultivator, processor, formulator, and retailer of Premium Cannabis Products currently operating in Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas as Fluent Cannabis, as well as in Michigan through its in-market partner. Our purpose is to compassionately provide patients access to the highest level of medical cannabis in an unrivaled, professional healthcare environment with outstanding customer service. Patient care always comes first at Fluent and our standards, practices, and performance is unmatched.

We are looking for leaders who want to work alongside great talent and create a positive work experience for their team. We are focused on continuous improvements, which creates development opportunities, engaged feedback, and increased contributions towards our goals as a leader in the medical cannabis industry.

Find out more at www.getfluent.com. Follow us on LinkedIn.

ROLE SUMMARY

A Cultivation Quality Assurance is responsible for assuring quality cultivation production by performing audits, managing system improvements, and documentation. As the Cultivation Quality Assurance, you will be responsible for ensuring the facility is up to sanitation standards, develop Standardized Operating Procedures (SOP) within cultivation facilities, and ensure quality consistency.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Ensure Quality Assurance regulatory compliance for the cultivation department, including Quality Control, internal and regulatory compliance.

· Write, implement, and train on SOPs for new procedures, critical equipment and processes and/or controls.

· Conduct inspections and audits of facilities, processes, internal controls, and training programs.

· Ensure quality plant health of grow rooms, flower production and cultivation facilities.

· Inspect plants and buds to assess quality and/or detect the presence of pest or disease.

· Conduct plant samples for inspection to identify pests or plant health issues.

· Tracking cultivation batches from propagation to harvest and communicating risk exposures.

· Proactively identify areas for improvement and conduct regular product inspections.

· Ensure all cannabis cultivated at the facility are properly tested in accordance with company procedures and guidelines and meet specifications prior to release.

· Research and develop a pest management program.

· Prepares quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends including failed processes, recalls, and corrective actions.

· Assists in the development and continuous improvement of quality systems to ensure adherence to company and state regulations.

· Develops quality assurance plans by conducting hazard analyses, identifying critical control points and preventive measures.

· Adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Good Production Practices (GPP) of the Licensed operations, and the drafting of all SOPs and their work instructions, and training staff in these for correct implementation in operations and regulatory compliance.

· Properly train staff to ensure regulatory compliance with all aspects of cultivation with high standards of quality control.

· Updates job knowledge by studying trends within the industry and participating in educational opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor of Science degree or related field.

· 3 years minimum of Quality Assurance or Quality Control experience.

· 1year minimum of manufacturing quality control experience is desired.

· Experience with QA measuring and testing equipment

· Experience with Analyzing information and strategic planning

· Knowledge of safety requirements and legal standards

· Working knowledge of quality system requirements

· Experience with MS Word, Excel, Project Management, and Analytics software

SKILLS

· Must be a multitasker, with the ability to work on several requests simultaneously without losing focus

· Organization and initiative, proactive, problem-solving, time management, discretion and confidentiality are essential attributes.

· Strong attention to detail

· Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills.

· Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

· Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

· Able to demonstrate basic technical math skills, basic grammar, and technical writing skills

· Must be a multitasker, with the ability to work on several requests simultaneously without losing focus

· Organization and initiative, good communications skills, proactive, problem-solving, time management, discretion and confidentiality are essential attributes

· Teamwork- collaborating with others to improve overall standards of work and service

· Basic computers knowledge and Microsoft office programs including MS Outlook, Word

REQUIRED EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Science degree or related field

A minimum of 3 years Quality Assurance or Quality Control experience.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Per state law, must be at least 21 years of age.

Must successfully complete a comprehensive background check.

Must pass a drug screening

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has supervisory responsibility of the Cultivation Quality Assurance team.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position operates in cultivation and manufacturing environments. This role routinely uses cultivation processing equipment and standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand for extended periods; walk; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. Must be able to individually lift up to 25 lbs. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The company will ask you to help out in other departments depending on company needs. This means that you may not always work in the department that you were hired, teamwork and getting product out to patients is the goal and this means helping out where you are needed is crucial to your success as well as the company’s success.

AAP/EEO Statement

Fluent is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.

COMPANY BENEFITS

Fluent provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision and supplemental insurance, paid time-off program and non-matching 401k plan.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in United States and will be required to submit proof of such eligibility.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience:

  • manufacturing quality control: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Quality Assurance or Quality Control: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Location:

  • Tampa, FL 33604 (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

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