Title: Facilities Manager

Location: Monson, MA

Reporting to: Director of Facilities

Direct Reports: Cultivation Manager, Laboratory Operations Manager, Post Harvest Manager, Facilities Administrator

Role Overview

This role will be responsible for the oversight and management of day-to-day grow, processing, production facility operations and staff for medical-grade cannabis. Responsible for leading, monitoring, and analyzing current systems and procedures of operations and productions and logistics to ensure effectiveness. Position often acts as a liaison between other company departments, including managers of different areas of the organization.

Essential Job Duties:

Duties include the follow.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Calculate and allocate available cannabinoids/high-expense rudiments between products and sales channels 

  • Approve facility schedules 

  • Assess project and resource requirements/allocations 

  • Assist with brand and package design 

  • Assist with wholesale accounts and production of allocated sales orders/commitments 

  • Budget and project needed resources 

  • Compile and submit reports to executive management  

  • Conduct facility tours 

  • Coordinate with security team to ensure security of the staff, facility and products 

  • Determine and enforce quality control standards 

  • Enforce the use of PPE as required 

  • Ensure accuracy of seed-to-sale tracking 

  • Ensure all operational SOP’s are followed as outlined in Holistic Industries Policies and Procedures 

  • Ensure that health and safety regulations are met 

  • Lead facility-level employee relations, including onboarding, scheduling, pay/salary decisions and discipline 

  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of applicable state and federal cannabis laws 

  • Maintain relationships with state officials and lead periodic compliance inspections  

  • Manage internal communications 

  • Manage product allocation for medical and adult use inventories 

  • Manage vendors and vendor contracts 

  • Organize relevant and required training sessions 

  • Oversee all aspects of internal tracking and compliance 

  • Oversee and approve order process and inventory management 

  • Oversee facility maintenance as needed 

  • Oversee production processes 

  • Oversee security key fob system, include internal works and assign and control access 

  • Oversee system implementation, and ensure the right employees are trained on right systems 

  • Oversee transfer of products from production facility to retail/wholesale accounts 

  • Plan and organize production schedules 

  • Set and review budgets and manage costs, in coordination with Director of Facilities 

  • Supervise new equipment purchases or repairs and construction projects in production sectors 

  • Supervise the work of production managers and employees 

  • Support Sales initiatives as directed 

  • Track and measure staff performance.  

  • Train and supervise employees 

  • Train staff on new products 

  • Understand big picture timeline – how Cultivation, Post-Harvest and Process departments coordinate and affect each other 

  • With HR support, recruit high-performance staff and proactively manage organizational structure 

  • Work with licensee agreements and set up workflows for those products 

  • Occasional weekend work or extended work days 

Secondary Job Duties:

Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Accomplish all tasks appropriately assigned or requested 

  • Fill in for other positions as needed

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

General 

  • Regulations require that incumbent be at least 21 years of age and able to obtain and maintain medical marijuana work credentials 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • 5 to 10 years of progressive management experience in a manufacturing environment 

  • Cannabis experience preferred  

  • Contract negotiation experience 

Technological Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel 

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to simultaneously see and address the big picture, as well as the finer details is imperative 

  • Leadership, including delegation and the ability to perform well under pressure 

  • Proven efficiency and ability to prioritize and manage time and task for self and others 

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills  

  • Highly developed interpersonal and internal customer/vendor relationship management skills  

  • Professional demeanor, strong work ethic,  

  • Able to maintain confidentiality 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 

  • Ability to initiate and follow through on work independently 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

  • Detail-oriented 

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities 

  • Proven problem-solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify exist or potential problems, and recommend solutions 

  • Strong ethics and sound judgment 

  • Decisive, with ability to exercise independent judgment 

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain a positive team environment 

  • Ability to mentor, train and provide career path guidance to staff 

Environmental Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Warehouse environment with artificial lighting and ventilation 

  • Potential for mold exposure. 

  • Potential for allergic reaction or hypersensitivity to the marijuana plants 

  • Carbon dioxide (CO2) may be encountered. CO2 can displace oxygen at high concentrations. CO2 exposure can cause symptoms such as headache, dizziness, rapid breathing, and increased heart rate; in extreme cases, unconsciousness and death can result. 

  • The warehouse is properly ventilated, however, marijuana cultivation produces ozone from the chemical reaction of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds, such as terpenes that are given off from the marijuana plant. Terpenes and nitric oxides can be associated with eye, skin and mucous irritation. In some people, ozone can cause decreased lung function and/or exacerbate pre-existing health effects, especially in workers with asthma or other respiratory complications. PPE in the form of respiratory protection may be recommended in certain parts of the warehouse. 

Other potential environmental hazards: 

  • Corrosive chemicals 

  • Flammable/Combustible Liquids 

  • Electricity 

  • Wet Walking/Working Surfaces 

  • Working at Heights 

  • Noise 

  • Emergencies 

  • Machines and Hand Tools 

  • Confined Spaces

Physical Conditions:

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, lifting, walking, standing, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: VERY LABOR INTENSIVE. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 75 pounds (125 pounds with assistance), may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Ability to tolerate moderate to loud exposure to noise level. Exposure to long periods of bright lights. Long periods of prolonged use of office equipment including computers and phones.

Culture:

 Holistic Industries offers benefits that reflect our commitment we have to our employees.

          -Competitive Compensation

          -Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance

          -Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays

Please note, a background is a requirement for employment.

To Apply For This Position, please click on the following link and complete the application, as well as upload your resume:

https://holisticforms.wufoo.com/forms/z1sso6da0zj5rs6/