Post Harvest Manager
Post Harvest | Capitol Heights, MD | 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 Manager is responsible for supervising the day-to-day post harvest work in accordance with standards set by the company. Provides direct support for all Post Harvest Associates, including schedules, training, policy and procedure updates, and adherence to Standard Operating Procedure including managing and tracking the harvest, dry, trim, cure and packaging of product Responsible for highest possible standards of work in post harvest, maintaining facility compliance, and cleanliness in accordance with State regulations and standards set by the company.
Overseeing day to day operations in post-harvest
Set up and manage daily tasks for Post-Harvest staff
Oversee and track weights/waste to document on the buck and trim log
Edit cure room and dry room inventory as necessary
Tag flower and trim in METRC/Leaf Logix
Oversee daily trim room break down and clean up are followed and documentation is prepared and submitted as required.
Open & Close Shifts- based on Cultivation Department work flow
Supervising post harvest associates daily tasks and responsibility
Allocate supplies and buckets to trimmers throughout the work day
Statistical tracking, duties, and progress updates
Track Gram per Hour statistics
Trim quality and oversight of trimmer quality
Trim to flower ratio monitoring
Batch turnaround progress
Batch tracking sheets finalized as soon as batches are completed
Plant batch inventories reconciled day before harvest
Dry Room Environmental logs and management
Bucketing scheduling, supervision, and inventorying
Allocation of trim buckets
Bagging and tagging buckets
Burping logs & adherence to burping/curing procedures
Waste logs & compliant waste disposal
Organization, labor supervision, oversight, and quality assurance of harvest
Ensure only quality product meeting high standards set by the company
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.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a fingerprinting background check and drug screening – certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state medical marijuana licensing regulations.
Bachelor’s degree with a focus on agriculture, manufacturing, crop management or business.
Cannabis experience preferred
At least two years of relevant work experience in a hydroponic vegetable production or bedding plant production facility is desired.
Experience in quality control is helpful.
Experience with automation systems
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Able to operate post harvest machinery
Ability to adapt to changing priorities
Ability to communicate clearly and accurately
Ability to exercise independent judgment
Ability to initiate and follow through on work independently
Ability to train staff
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Able to maintain confidentiality
Delegation and the ability to perform well under pressure
Desired work ethic includes being detail oriented, highly organized, positive, enthusiastic, and eager to learn.
Knowledge of medical marijuana regulations preferred
Must be able to take initiative, make decisions and be proactive.
Proficient written and verbal communications skills
Proven ability to develop and maintain and positive team environment
Proven efficiency and ability to prioritize and manage time and task for self and others
Self-management and supervisory management
Strong computer skills for data entry is required.
Strong ethics and sound judgment
Strong work ethic
Understanding of and ability to oversee and manage all production cycles in large-scale agriculture.