The Facility Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Balboa Cultivation facility in accordance with local and District laws, regulations, and standards set by the “Company.” The Facility Manager is expected to provide support for all Balboa manufacturing and production agents, including schedules, training, policy and procedure updates, industry news, and product information as well as lead procurement, waste disposal and inventory management activities. The Facility Manager works closely and collaboratively with cultivation leadership and reports to the Director of Operations.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Oversee and manage all facility employees involved in the manufacturing and production including: tissue culture, cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, defoliation, super cropping, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays as well as testing and packaging
Work with Lead Horticulturist to establish protocols to ensure the facility is able to maintain a maximized steady state product, and analyze efficiencies focused on increasing yields and reducing costs
Work with manufacturing and production personnel to establish daily production requirements as determined by historical production trending analysis
Ensure Just-In-Time (JIT) inventory management is maintained as it pertains to the production of finished goods, raw materials and other inventory items as required
Work with Quality Management to ensure vendor relationships are maintained and able to support cultivation, manufacturing and production needs
Oversee and manage the tracking of all inventory in seed to sale software system and liaise with the accounting department to maintain, with the administrative, flower, and post-harvest staffs, the control of all inventory (plants, in-process products, and final products) in the facility
Catalogue and analyze strains and individual plants from clone to harvest
Develop and maintain cultivation warehouse protocols and nutrient regimine
Execute preventative maintenance to eliminate mold, powdery mildew, spider mites, root aphids, fungus gnats, etc.
Maintain a clean and organized work environment while ensuring compliance with policies and procedures
Assist state and local government officials and law enforcement with inventory, sales and compliance audits
General facility maintenance and troubleshooting as necessary
Maintain odor control measures, plant sprays and feeding protocol
Manage access to limited access areas
Two years of experience in a position with managerial responsibilities.
A strong demonstrated history of managing processes and production in a manufacturing/agricultural environment.
An understanding of Lean and/or Six Sigma methodologies.
A Bachelors degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Botony, Agriculture or related field is highly desired.
Thorough understanding of state and local medical and medical marijuana laws and how they apply to the operations of Milford.
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Effective time management and ability to multi-task.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment.
Knowledge on indoor growing methods, including an in depth knowledge of PH, PPM and EC counts is highly desired.
Knowledge of plant diseases, insects, fungi treating them.
About Columbia Care:
Columbia Care Inc. (“Columbia Care” or the “Company”) is one of the largest and most experienced multi-state operators in the medical cannabis industry, with licenses in 15 jurisdictions in the US and the EU. With over 1,000,000 successful sales transactions since its inception, Columbia Care is a patient-centered organization setting the standard for compassion, professionalism, quality, caring and innovation, working in collaboration with some of the most renowned and innovative teaching hospitals and medical centers in the world. The Company is committed to providing the type of education and transparency patients deserve and quality of product that clinicians expect. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit www.col-care.com.
As a condition of employment, all Columbia Care employees are required to submit to a background check. Employment decisions, in compliance with state law, are based on an employee’s background report at the time of hire. Employees have a duty to report any changes in their background to the Market Director or Vice President, Operations as soon as the employee is aware of the event.