Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy’s, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco’s national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry.
At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.
The Processing Manager is a core member of Cresco's operations leadership team in our facility. This individual will work with the facility leadership team to understand production goals and align that schedule to daily operations within the Processing team. The Processing Manager will also be responsible for coaching and developing existing team members, while also training and onboarding all new hires. This role will play a key part in identifying areas of improvement within the department and ensuring adherance to all policies and regulations put forth by the State of Florida and Cresco Labs.
CORE JOB DUTIES
All aspects of managing and executing the manufacturing plan to meet specific timelines on a daily, weekly, and monthly horizon including, but not limited to:
Coordinate pre-setup of work stations every day before workers arrive to ensure smooth and immediate transition into work tasks
Responsible for data collection, tracking and reporting to the Facility Director
Weekly labor and task efficiency reports and forward looking labor schedules
Daily task management and resolution of day to day issues/problems that may arise, pulling in the Facility Director or other Directors/resources as needed
Oversee and manage at minimum, but not limited to the below:
Key point of communication with Harvest Team, Lab Team and Cultivation Team
Work with Master Scheduler to schedule and expedite all outbound/inbound transfers using efficient and cost-effective route creation
Ensure accurate and timely transfer schedule, raw and bulk goods inventory, and data collection to assist the Facility Director in review and analysis
Work with line level employees, Supervisors, and Leads to solicit ideas on how to update/improve processes to be incorporated into SOPs or Work Aids
Assist the Facility Director in management of department budget
Quarterly and at year-end review of department specific SOPs and processes to ensure accurate, working with the Facility Director to make updates as required
Monitor and manage hard goods inventory and work with the Facility Director and Supply Chain department to ensure adequate supply line
Work with Facilities Engineer to ensure any issues (equipment, environment, etc.) are immediately communicated, in addition to working to coordinate projects (priority, timelines, etc.) and business as usual maintenance and waste
Work with Master Scheduler to continuously advance how Lincoln Processing can assist and improve operations
Monitor and maintain work areas in accordance with relevant regulations and safety codes, compliance as governed by Illinois Law
Maintain department ascetics and functionality
Team management and development, including, but not limited to:
Development, task standards and expectations, training plan for new tasks and cross training, issue resolution (performance working with Facility Director, intrapersonal working with Human Resources)
Accountability against performance standards
Develop Supervisors, Leads, and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)
Coordinating with Facility Director and Human Resources to facilitate any hiring, termination, employee issues
Comprehensive onboarding and training of all employees
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to strict policies and procedure
Effective time-management skills and ability to multi-task
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing, and challenging environment
Must be able to sit, stand and do repetitive actions with your hands for long periods of time
May be required to lift up to 50 lbs. to torso level
By virtue of working in a cultivation center you may also be exposed to dust or pollen
Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
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