Cultivation Quality Assurance Senior Manager – Fluent Cannabis Care – Zolfo Springs, FL

ob Description

The Cultivation Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for assuring quality cultivation production by performing audits, managing system improvements, and documentation. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the facility is up to sanitation standards, reviewing and monitoring compliance Standardized Operating Procedures (SOP), and monitoring compliance with applicable laws governing medical cannabis in Florida. This is a new role at a brand-new facility, and you will help us build our quality and compliance team there.


  • Work with cultivation and operations managers to ensure quality and compliance at the facility.
  • Monitor quality and regulatory compliance for cultivation activities at the facility.
  • Write, implement, and train staff 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.
  • Track cultivation batches from propagation to harvest and communicate risk exposures to appropriate team members.
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement and conduct regular product inspections.
  • Ensure all cannabis cultivated at the facility is properly tested in accordance with company procedures and state guidelines to meet specifications prior to release.
  • Prepare 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.
  • Develop, in coordination with company management, quality assurance plans by conducting hazard analyses, identifying critical control points and preventive measures.
  • Monitor adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and work instructions for the facility’s operations
  • Update job knowledge by studying trends within the industry and participating in educational opportunities.


  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent on-the-job experience.
  • 3 years minimum of quality assurance, compliance, or quality control experience.
  • 1 year minimum of medical cannabis industry experience desired.
  • Strong understanding of business management, financial and leadership principles
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, coaching and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience with QA measuring and testing equipment
  • Experience 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


  • 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


Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent on-the-job experience.

A minimum of 3 years quality assurance, compliance, or quality control experience.


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

Must successfully complete a comprehensive background check.

Must pass a drug screening


This position may have supervisory responsibility of the Cultivation Quality Assurance team.


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.


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.


This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.


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


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.

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.


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.

Job Type: Full-time

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