Production Supervisor

Green Thumb Industries

Rock Island, IL, USA

Full time

Oct 16

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The Role

We are looking for an experienced Production Supervisor to oversee and support our production operations in our cannabis manufacturing facility. You will be the one to ensure product quality standards and inventory integrity are maintained for your department. The production supervision duties are mostly hands-on and direct in nature and require substantial time be spent on the plant floor working closely and directly with all production employees.


Lead production employees to perform in a proficient manner, providing motivation through personal example and interpersonal skills

Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities

Establish, implement, and continuously improve departmental policies, goals, objectives

Accomplish manufacturing results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results

Developing and coaching employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, disciplining employees and addressing complaints and resolving problems

Create and oversee an employee training schedule that emphasizes productivity and resource conservation

Use analytical skills to monitor production output and check for compliance to specifications

Ensure employees are following all safety and operating procedures

Employ critical thinking and problem-solving skills, including ability to spot issues in efficiency/productivity and suggest improvements

Maintain compliance with all State laws/regulations that affect GTI operations and safety, while promoting safety policies and awareness. Ensure employees maintain compliance.

 Help establish and maintain proper inventory through the department

Monitor and achieve departmental budgeting goals

Establish and maintain production efficiencies as determined by facility leadership team

Lead the team in producing Quality product that meets internal specs

Perform RCA (Root Cause Analysis) when criteria established by leadership team is not met


5+ years’ experience in a production environment, 2+ years in supervisory capacity required

High school diploma or GED required; BSc/BA preferred

Experience in directing and evaluating subordinates

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment

Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Knowledge in Continuous improvement, ex. Kaizen, Gemba Walks 

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 be a minimum of 21 years of age

Must be approved by the state badging agency to receive an Agent badge

Working Conditions

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

Strong odors of extracted cannabis and cannabis plants on a consistent basis

Ability to lift 20 pounds on occasion.

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