Join one of the largest and fastest growing cannabis organizations. Be in a position to massively influence how an industry is forged.
This role will help with project design and construction of a commercial plant. In this plant, we are manufacturing cannabis concentrates. During the project design phase, you will be responsible for operations related to design and safety reviews, developing operations staffing plan, working with the technical team to develop operator training, working on commissioning plan, and safe commissioning and start-up.
The successful candidate will take responsibility for all aspects of safety, quality, staffing, production goals, cost management and other day-to-day aspects of running a chemical plant.
Relocation is required. The city is undisclosed but is in a scenic and desirable area in North-Central California.
Key Role Qualifications:
BS degree in engineering. Advanced degree desirable. Chemical Engineering desirable
15 years minimum in operations management roles in small to medium chemical company or related field
Demonstrated experience in a senior operations role in driving an organization to world-class safety. Good knowledge and awareness of safety systems (PSM etc)
Be a proactive and engaging leader who will set the tone for his/her organization, and be able to energize, motivate, and develop a top-notch operations team
Track record of developing staff and team members
Solid technical base and critical thinking skills that contribute to the analysis of complex situations
Knowledge of and ability to implement High Performing Work Systems for a self-managing workforce
Be able to represent a positive image of the company in the local community as well as interact with local officials, neighbors, businesses
Ability to balance priorities of local environment and needs with work of a fast-paced and changing environment
Exhibits the highest ethical standards
Knowledge of quality systems (Six-sigma certification a plus)
Ability to manage the performance of team members, contractors, and other partners who impact objectives
Ability to collaborate across functional and organizational lines and capable of working with all levels of individuals and cultures
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal, and cross-cultural). Ability to tailor communications to a specific audience
Is motivated by company mission and fits well into senior management team and culture of collaboration and accountability
Reporting Relationship: Chief Operating Officer
Compensation: Highly competitive and based on experience