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National Head Grower

Cultivation | Remote | 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. Scaling from a seed of inspiration in 2011, Holistic Industries is now one of the largest and fastest growing private MSOs (Multi-State Operators) in the country. We're able to deliver consistent value to employees, patients, and investors because of the values that drive our work - how we do business and why. We have one of the most seasoned teams in the industry, a budding "Greenhouse of Brands" and a meaningful model of doing well by doing good. 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. We are committed to harvesting and crafting industry-leading strains, consumer brands, and medical-grade products based on the most progressive science in the space. Holistic Industries has a unique model and approach that enables it to win licenses, scale operations and introduce national brands successfully in highly regulated markets. The company has proven to be responsible stewards of capital since its inception by sourcing licenses on merit rather than simply acquiring them on the open market. A "GREENHOUSE OF BRANDS" beginning with our flagship retail and wholesale brand, Liberty Cannabis, we continue to prove our ability to launch new brands from scratch and attract noteworthy partners. 

We are deeply and actively committed to the communities we serve; our efforts under Liberty Cannabis Cares are focused on four pillars: Social Equity, Diversity, Community, and Cannabis Literacy. 

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. We are a team of best-in-class executives and staff from within and outside the industry who share a passion for advancing cannabis products and retail experience at scale.

Our well-established company is growing rapidly and adding to our team of professionals and specialists.  Our employees receive PTO, paid Sick Leave, medical, dental, vision and other leave benefits as part of our highly competitive compensation package. Join us as we build a great place to work, shop, and invest. 

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

About the Job:

This role will be responsible for the supporting the efforts of multi-state cultivation operations and staff for the production of medical-grade cannabis. Responsible for executing the strategic direction for the Cultivation operations across the country including leading, monitoring, and analyzing current practices and procedures to ensure effectiveness. Position often acts as a liaison between 3rd party consultants and vendors, as well as other company departments, including managers of different areas of the organization. 

  • Support the leadership teams of multi-state facilities to ensure that plant material is delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner consistent with company standards 

  • Assist with identifying and implementing the most cost-effective production processes and management of human capital 

  • Focus on cultivation production metrics, work processes, material flow and efficiencies 

  • Support local Cultivation Managers across all Holistic cultivation facilities 

  • Oversee the Cultivation Capacity team to effectively support new and existing Holistic cultivation facilities  

  • Coordinate and assist facility management with cultivation related vendor and consultant partnerships 

  • Oversee implementation of national standards and best practices in all cultivation processes 

  • Ensure cultivation compliance with applicable State regulations 

  • Support the development and implementation of planting/harvesting schedules that align with sales targets 

  • Help reduce expenses and increase productivity across all business units resulting in increased efficiencies  

  • Ensure consistent onboarding and training of all cultivation management new hires  

  • Work cross-collaboratively to optimize shared learning opportunities within the cultivation department  

  • Educate and update staff members on industry standard best practices and safety guidelines  

  • Communicate schedules, status, issues, or obstacles to senior management  

  • Support the design and launch new cultivation facilities, effectively planning all facets of the cultivation process 

  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising products safety or integrity 

  • Physical Requirements of the Job

About You:  

General:

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

Education/Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a plant-focused discipline preferred 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing product, staff and resources in a controlled environment agriculture operation at the senior level, or equivalent work experience 

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve production objectives in terms of volume, product mix, cost and quality 

  • Extensive knowledge in environment, health and safety standards in agricultural operations required, including state-specific cannabis regulations. 

  • Previous commercial cannabis growing experience required 

Technological Skills:  

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel 

  • Highly knowledgeable on cultivation management and control platforms 

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 

  • Sound understanding of the financial principles applicable to effective planning, cost control and budgeting of the crop growth operation. 

  • 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