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Laboratory Supervisor

Processing | Capitol Heights, MD | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

At Holistic Industries we are building a great place to work, shop and invest in cannabis. Our mission is to provide patients with the highest quality, safest cannabis medicine possible. As our name suggests, we care for the whole person.  Our company develops and offers a wide range of proprietary strains that increase desired cannabinoids such as CBD. These high CBD strains have become our foundation for growing, packaging, and selling the best cannabis in our markets. Our team includes the nation’s most knowledgeable experts in cultivation and medical dispensing, along with professionals who are top of their fields in medical professions, security, agriculture, real estate, and the legal distribution of other highly controlled substances.

Our well-established company is growing rapidly and adding to our team of professionals and specialists.  Our employees receive medical, dental, and leave benefits as part of our highly competitive compensation package. 

Holistic Industries is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About the Job:

The Laboratory Supervisor acts as an assistant to the Processing Manager. This position will work to organize and maintain laboratory operations and procedures, handle daily operations with a focus on efficiency and time management, maintain intra-office/lab communication protocols, streamline administrative procedures, inventory control, and task delegation.

  • Assist Processing Manager in management of day-to-day laboratory operations

  • Supervise and assign daily tasks of laboratory technicians, packaging supervisor and packaging laborers

  • Assist with production scheduling to ensure turnaround times are maintained, coordinated and communicated among laboratory, sales and administrative personnel

  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to all laboratory scheduling including, but not limited to: production, equipment maintenance, sanitation SOPs, annual personelle training and safety inspections

  • Ensure the lab is well organized, workflows are streamlined, and hold regular meetings with laboratory staff to set work priorities

  • Assist Processing Manager to identify and implement procedural and policy changes to improve lab operational efficiency

  • Oversees Quality Assurance of all batch records and data collection for laboratory and packaging processes

  • Maintains laboratory and packaging reports, records and files

  • Ensure personnel are trained on SOPs

  • Maintain laboratory consumables inventory and manages ordering

  • Performs data and inventory audits to ensure accuracy and ahearance to corporate and state mandated regulations

  • Coordinate workflow and work schedules from sampler dispatch through testing and reporting of data to customers

  • Work with 3rd party laboratories to submit samples and interpret data results

  • Required to maintain strict adherence to safety and Quality Assurance protocols

  • 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. Moderate to loud exposure to noise level.

About You:  

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 in a related field required

  • Previous marijuana industry experience preferred with priority given to candidates with experience in licensed facilities

  • 3+ yrs experience in laboratory operations

  • 1+ yrs management experience preferred

Technological Skills: 

  • Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, database management, spreadsheet applications and email

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent management skills with demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and technical team

  • Highly detail oriented and organized, critical eye for optimizing workflows

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to clearly and succinctly explain organizational goals and specific tasks

  • Ability to inspire and motivate employees; encourage productivity, teamwork, and a collaborative environment

  • Demonstrate effective delegation of tasks

  • Ability to manage and develop key performance indicators of staff members

  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills with demonstrated ability to gather information and develop solutions

  • Effectively manage changing priorities and remain calm under pressure

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Demonstrate responsibility, accountability, and dependability toward assigned tasks and duties

  • Displays professionalism and positive attitude toward assigned tasks, projects and colleagues

  • Strong ethics and sound judgment

  • Must be able to successfully pass a thorough internal and external background check.