Facility Operations Manager

Location: Frederick, undefined

Job Posted
May 23, 2024
Company: Columbia Care, Inc.

Company & Role Overview

Summary

Position Overview:

Areas of Responsibility:

Major Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Maintaining a highly focused, diligent, lean operational culture dedicated to Columbia Care's established mission objectives
  • Ensuring compliance with all State and local laws, rules and regulations governing the local medical marijuana program, and other regulations such as OSHA, HIPAA, NFPA and others
  • Overseeing staff training and education to ensure that SOPs, Health and Safety, and good agricultural practices are followed
  • Managing security of the facility in partnership with corporate VP, Security. This includes implementing and maintaining security systems for tracking, record keeping, record retention and surveillance related to all product at every stage of, storage, delivery, transporting, and distribution.
  • General facility repairs and maintenance and overseeing minor CapEx projects
  • Working with Cultivation and Production teams to establish protocols to ensure the facility can maintain efficient production throughput and establish and implement procedures focused on increasing yields while reducing costs and increasing quality within the approved SOP framework.
  • Establishing and meeting daily/weekly production requirements and KPI's.
  • Working with department leads/supervisors in maintaining GMP audit-readiness.
  • Ensuring Just-In-Time inventory management is maintained as it pertains to the production of finished goods, raw materials and other inventory items as required.
  • Working with Quality Management to ensure vendor relationships are maintained and able to support cultivation, manufacturing and production needs.
  • Assisting state and local government officials and law enforcement with inventory, sales and compliance audits.
  • Overseeing and managing the tracking of all inventory in seed to sale software system and liaise with the accounting department to maintain, with the administrative, flower, and post-harvest staffs, control of all inventory (plants, in-process products, and final products) in the facility.

Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Knowledge & Abilities):

  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Facility Management, Engineering, Agriculture or Business Administration
  • Minimum 8 years' facility management experience with progressively more responsibility; preferably managing commercial agriculture or GMP manufacturing facilities
  • Experience must include hands-on responsibility for the full scope of human resources activities, both operations and staff resource planning
  • Ideal candidate would also have Lean Six Sigma and/or Kaizen experience in managing a highly regulated and production-based facility
  • High level observation skills/ attention to detail
  • Excellent and confident communicator
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Self-starter and self-motivator
  • Persistent in driving high standards and professionalism
  • Willing to work on a "hands on" basis and contribute positively in a growing company environment
  • Solid software skills - MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Inventory Tracking

Travel %:

FLSA status:

Additional Abilities Required:

  • The job requires physical activity, including prolonged standing, repetitive bending, climbing, and lifting or moving up to 10 pounds (or more with a coworker). Good visual acuity, hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and ability to perform repetitive motions with accuracy is required. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the company's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made in appropriate circumstances to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of the position.

About The Cannabist Company:

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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Career Training, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Gender Neutral Facilities, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Mentor Programs, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Working Environment

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About Columbia Care, Inc.

Columbia Care is one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products and related services, with licenses in 18 U.S. jurisdictions and the EU. Columbia Care operates 130 facilities including 99 dispensaries and 31 cultivation and manufacturing facilities. Columbia Care is one of the original providers of medical cannabis in the U.S. and now delivers industry-leading products and services to both the medical and adult-use markets. In 2021, the company launched Cannabist, its new retail brand, creating a national dispensary network that leverages proprietary technology platforms. The company offers products spanning flower, edibles, oils, and tablets, and manufactures popular brands including Seed & Strain, Triple Seven, gLeaf, Classix, Plant Sugar, Press, Amber and Platinum Label CBD. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit www.col-care.com.

Recognized for its comprehensive benefits, ongoing training opportunities and commitment to diversity, equity inclusion both internally and with external vendors, Columbia Care has earned a spot on mg Magazine’s America’s Top Cannabis Industry Employers list.