Post-Harvest Manager – Fluent Cannabis Care – Zolfo Springs, 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

Post-Harvest Manager is accountable for all aspects of the tracking and quality production associated with post-harvest activities in the facility. The Post-Harvest Manager leads a team or Trimmers and Packagers. This role works closely with the Cultivation Manager and Operations Director to maintain harvest schedules and necessary inventory levels. This role completes tasks themselves as needed to ensure the safe, accurate and timely production of products. Often coordinates with other site leadership regarding inventory.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Oversee the drying room which includes implementing and overseeing specific operating procedures for environmental controls, monitoring of harvest batches, moisture analysis, quality assessment and quality controls.

· Ensure accurate inventory hand off from cultivation and maintain open communication with Cultivation Manager on any inventory challenges, issues or feedback.

· Oversee flower manicuring department which includes implementing and overseeing standard operating procedures including accurate inventory transfer from the drying room, ensuring appropriate moisture content for proper flower storage, quality assessment of flower, hand trim vs machine trim assessment.

· Tracking and rating batches of flower for bud quality, size, density, machine trim results and other relevant data points.

· Reporting daily to Cultivation Manager and Operations Director, using a pre-made electronic form.

· Perform inventory Audits weekly, monthly and quarterly.

· Record information about plant health and growth at each harvest.

· Ensure a high standard of quality during all harvest processes.

· Ensure adequate staffing for departments to operate 7 days a week.

· Ensure proper training and development of employees under direct supervision.

· Clean work areas and maintain tools in accordance with sanitation standards.

· Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Good Production Practices (GPP) or Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

· Maintaining a continuous focus on safety, injury prevention in all aspects of production work.

· Motivate and encourage through positive communication and feedback.

· Oversee and manage the packaging department inclusive of all aspects relating to compliance, quality assurance and ensuring there is sufficient packaging materials onsite.

· Responsible for communicating with proper channels to reorder packaging supplies and communicate with compliance if regulatory changes regarding packaging are made at the state level.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Production Horticulture degree or a degree in Biology, Agriculture, Horticulture, or equivalent commercial growing experience would be preferred

· Two years of prior nursery, landscaping, and/or cultivation experience

· General knowledge of weights and measures

· Knowledge and experience with large scale commercial plant cultivation preferred Strong understanding of genetics and plant care including a comprehensive knowledge of flower strains.

· Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing and harvesting medical cannabis products

· Strong attention to detail and safety

· Ability to work in varying conditions

· Experience with inventory control methods

· Follow all safety standards and abide by PPE requirements

· Experience with seed-to-sale tracking systems

SKILLS

· Must be a good multitasker, with the ability to work on several requests simultaneously without dropping details or focus

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

· Ability to build good relationships. There will be frequent contact with internal and external people, either face to face or by telephone or email

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

· Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

· Ability to work in an exceedingly fast-paced environment

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has supervisory responsibility of the Post-Harvest Team {Trimming and Packaging).

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

Typical work hours are 6am – 3pm Monday – Friday.

This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.

TRAVEL

Any necessary travel is primarily local during the business day. Non-local travel should not be required for this position.

REQUIRED EDUCATON and EXPERIENCE

Minimum High School or G.E.D equivalent required

Production Horticulture degree or a degree in Biology, Agriculture, Horticulture, or equivalent commercial growing experience would be preferred.

Two years of prior nursery, landscaping, and/or cultivation 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

Must have reliable transportation and valid ID

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 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: $50,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Management: 3 years (Required)
  • nursery: 3 years (Required)
  • commercial growing: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Location:

  • Zolfo Springs, FL (Required)

Working Days:

  • Monday (Required)
  • Tuesday (Required)
  • Wednesday (Required)
  • Thursday (Required)
  • Friday (Required)

Work Remotely:

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