Machine Operator Lead – Higdon – Trulieve, INC – Quincy, FL

Job Title: Machine Operator Lead

Department: Cultivation

Reports to: Harvest Supervisor

FLSA Status: Regular- Non-Exempt

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Quincy, FL

Role Summary:

The Machine Operator Lead will handle and oversee the day to day equipment operations. The ideal candidate will have strong problem-solving skills, advanced technological skills, and the skillsets to train and oversee new employees. We are looking for an experienced employee to lead a team that can support each other to further Trulieve’s continued success.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Become proficient in the setup, adjustment, and operations of all equipment in the facilities
  • Train and mentor newly hired employees on the safe and efficient operation of equipment
  • Track daily productivity by generating reports, work orders, and other required documents on a daily basis
  • Lead/oversee a team of 10 employees to achieve daily tasks/needs while completing all required records/files
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must have previous experience as an equipment trainer or maintenance technician in an industrial manufacturing environment or equivalent setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of local and state regulations with an emphasis on continual learning and sharing of knowledge with the team
  • Strong understanding of electrical and mechanical theory and troubleshooting
  • High level of knowledge with electrical circuits and drawings
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Experience in troubleshooting control/low voltage systems
  • Well versed in maintenance safety protocols including PPE and LOTO
  • Ability to identify unsafe situation and work with personnel onsite to mitigate risks
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills, Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Prior experience working with CMMS software
  • Strong time management skills, driving efficiency and productivity to ensure goals are meet consistently and high-quality control


  • High school diploma required, Completion of Trade School, Apprenticeship, or relevant Military Experience highly preferred
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must have valid Florida Driver’s Licenser or ability to obtain one
  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive background screening


  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 lbs. to a minimum height of 5 feet and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet, with or without mechanical assistance
  • Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, maintain body equilibrium while climbing ladders, stairways, stopping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, pinch frequently/constantly to complete tasks
  • Must be able to handle organic matter daily, able to wear PPE as appropriate (eye, face, hand, arm, head, foot, body, fall protection), and able to be exposed to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions while wearing PPE (95 degrees or greater)
  • Must have visual acuity with/without job aids to perform activities such as; reading, viewing a computer terminal, visual inspection involving small parts/details. Clarity of vision at 20 ft or more in day and night/dark conditions
  • Must be able to speak and communicate verbally at conversation levels with co-workers, vendors, etc. (Moderate noise)


  • 40+ hours weekly with flexible hours depending on department needs. Must be available to work occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays

Equal Opportunity Employer l Trulieve Supports a Drug Free Workplace

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