Post Harvest Associate
Post Harvest | New Castle, PA | Full Time
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 Post-Harvest Associate will be responsible for preparing and processing harvests for flower sales and oil extraction. The Post-Harvest Associate will also be responsible for equipment sanitization and sterilization as well as maintaining facilities cleanliness.
Accurately weigh and record post-harvest materials
Adhere to the departmental, site and corporate safety policies.
Assembles secondary packaging
Follow Standard Operating procedures for debucking, trimming, grinding, drying and curing cannabis harvests in preparation for oil extraction and/or flower sales
Maintain a neat and organized work area allowing for the proper segregation of materials and processes
Precise hand trimming will be required for flower sales
Responsible for facility and equipment cleaning in a clean room manufacturing environment to maintain required standards.
Responsible for organizing work areas and performing daily tasks such as washing and sanitizing equipment and racking systems.
Responsible for weighing, filling, and packaging work related to flower products using aseptic Technic so that no contamination is introduced into the process or material
Sanitation and sterilization of post-harvest processing equipment such as stainless steel racks and shelve
Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to internal SOP and state regulation.
Strong emphasis on documentation according to state regulations.
Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 18 years of age and able to pass a fingerprinting background – certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state medical marijuana licensing regulations.
High School diploma or equivalent
Basic math skills
Prior nursery, landscaping and/or agricultural experience
Cannabis experience helpful
Relevant work experience in a hydroponic vegetable production or bedding plant production facility is desired.
Experience with automation systems
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Basic math skills
Prior nursery, landscaping, and/or agricultural experience
Experience in medical cannabis industry or other alternative healthcare organizations is highly desirable
Must be able to work in a safety aware environment
Attention to detail
Effective communication skills
Strong work ethic
Willingness to learn
Ability to perform repetitive tasks for long periods of time (i.e., trimming plants, potting, and regular inventory).
Ability to work effectively and in a cohesive team atmosphere with all areas
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Proficient written and verbal communications skills
Strong ethics and sound judgment