Packaging & Processing Specialist - Edibles

Green Thumb Industries

Oglesby, IL, USA

Full time

Sep 13

This job is no longer accepting applications.

Starting Pay: $14.50, after 90 days $15.00

The Role

The Packaging & Processing Specialist - Edibles is responsible for manicuring and packaging plant material and infused products. In this role, maintaining accuracy in weighing product, fulfilling product, labelling, and inventory is paramount. The Packaging & Processing Specialist is also responsible for maintaining a perpetually clean workspace to provide a sterile environment for production of medical products.  This person will also have some responsibility for tracking product electronically on the company MRP system to ensure compliance with state laws and program regulations. The ideal candidate has a relentlessly positive attitude, a strong work ethic, competitive and team-oriented spirit, and great attention to detail. 


Breakdown cured batches and extracted oil from the lab into multiple different weight increments (3.5 g, 7 g, ½ g and 1 g etc.) and package them accordingly

Keep a precise count of all packaged product and weight(s) of product used for an accurate end of day reconciliation of packaged inventory and remaining inventory

Package infused and plant material into proper containers with proper labeling to ensure compliance with state regulations

Electronically convert packaged products in the state traceability system

Exhibit competency in basic organizational skills, communication skills and windows based operating software

Manage time efficiently in order to meet goals while consistently producing quality product

Sanitation & cleanup of all processing areas throughout the day

Other duties as assigned


High School Education or GED required

1+ years working in production environment required

Experience processing medical cannabis or other botanicals highly desirable

Must work well in a group and independently; demonstrate self-motivation and initiative

Must be able to adapt quickly to changes in policy, procedure and technique

Employee must exhibit personal hygiene and follow the health guidelines set forth by Green Thumb and the state while processing patient medicine

Ability to listen well and communicate effectively with various audiences, especially with the direct supervisors and co-workers

Ability to perform a monotonous task with great efficiency over 8-hour work periods without losing quality

Employee must be able to follow basic instructions as well as be able to take constructive criticism from their managers so they can help maintain quality standards and production goals

Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Green Thumb

Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws.

Additional Requirements

Must pass any and all required background checks

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Must possess valid driver’s license or state ID card

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform reaching, grasping, bending, stooping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions

Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while maintaining focus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 50 pounds (100 pounds with assistance) AND must be able to do so with extreme care and caution when working with plants and product

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