General Manager – Cannabis Production Facility

Adrian, Michigan
Posted 5 months ago

This position is responsible for running a production facility and for providing the leadership to achieve production targets and drive operational efficiencies within our large cannabis facility.  Responsibilities include oversight of cultivation, extraction, and post-harvest including packaging and fulfillment, and of the senior level managers and supervisors in charge of these areas.

Position Summary:

The General Manager is responsible for the effective operation of Fluresh’s 30-acre campus that includes five 12,000 sq. ft. greenhouses with expansion opportunity for 3-6 additional greenhouses; Fluresh’s extraction, post-harvest, and packaging departments; regulatory compliance; and all other functions necessary for the successful cultivation and production of cannabis products.  Additional responsibilities include leadership of campus staff, including senior level managers; cultivation oversight, staff scheduling and supervision; management of facility planning; regulatory compliance; and ensuring a safe, secure, and productive work environment.

The General Manager will work with the corporate VP, Cultivation and Extraction, to whom the position reports, to set operational goals, compare performance metrics, and realign goals as needed to improve operational performance. He/she will manage and report on all key operational processes, financial budget, and key performance indicators.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the Fluresh Adrian campus, including both the physical site and the cannabis business activity
  • Ensure all current greenhouses and buildings are maintained and the state-of-the-art equipment is functioning optimally and is conducive to the cultivation, processing, and packaging of cannabis
  • Oversee the senior managers who head the cultivation, extraction, and production departments, ensuring they have what they need to meet production goals
  • Oversee inspections of equipment, systems, and facilities–including all electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and mechanical systems; work with the maintenance manager to establish preventative maintenance schedules to identify and avert potential problems; take appropriate action to ensure maximum efficiency of equipment and systems; and respond to all emergencies
  • Ensure Fluresh meets stringent compliance requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by superior

 Required Experience, Education, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Engineering or similar discipline is preferred
  • 5-10 years’ progressive advancement at large scale (75,000+ sq. ft.) production facilities is required; experience in cannabis or horticulture is strongly preferred
  • Experience with a production start-up is strongly preferred; Adrian is still developing and implementing best practices for our growing facility
  • Leadership experience in facilities management, manufacturing, and engineering management is preferred
  • Managing a team of senior level managers and a staff of 80-100+ is required
  • Experience managing a $10 million or greater P&L is a plus
  • Proven expertise in operations management, team management, lean manufacturing principles, strategic and business planning methods, and project planning and coordination
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Effective project management and time-management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to develop and foster strong working relationships throughout all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills; the ability to predict and/or identify and resolve problems and issues in partnership with stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing, and challenging environment
  • A combination of the above requirements will also be considered

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Cultivation Manager
  • Extraction Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Inventory Control/Purchasing

Key Relationships:

  • VP, Cultivation and Extraction
  • Sales Department

 Our Culture:

It’s our privilege at Fluresh to do what we love, and we take our mission to deliver the highest-quality cannabis products seriously.  We believe in being incredible partners to everyone around us.  This requires:

  • Follow-through and responsiveness
  • Resourcefulness
  • Team player
  • Good listener and learner
  • Flexible
  • Respectful
  • Can-do, positive attitude
  • A strong sense of personal responsibility

 Fluresh is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter through our application form below.

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