Operations Manager

FlowerHire New Jersey, USA 2022-04-07
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Summary: The Operations Manager will oversee and manage personnel to perform all the tasks necessary to produce a variety of products to our high standards. The Manager oversees and maintains quality control measures to ensure high quality product and carries out day-to-day tasks including: prepping and packaging and kitchen and lab. The Manager must monitor and maintain departmental standards in accordance with the standards of the state of Colorado.

Job Duties

Clean and maintain equipment and processing facility following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; comply with legal regulations; monitor environment.

Oversee production by creating and reviewing production schedule; study and clarify specifications; calculate requirements; assemble and accurately weigh materials and supplies.

Coordination of the day-to-day activities of this team of production workers to ensure that manufacturing operations run according to established production specifications and schedules

Establish clear goals and metrics for the teams

Establish and maintain appropriate systems or measuring various aspects of operational effectiveness

Manage expenditures within budgets

Coach, mentor and direct staff to include issuing disciplinary action and addressing issues.

Contribute to operational and strategic plans

Plan, develop and implement strategy for team to meet established targets for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Productivity

Monitoring of volume and quality of output and adjustment of tasks when necessary to ensure production throughput targets are met

Monitor employee performance daily to ensure that overall product quality and company safety standards are consistently executed

QA/QC duties that require analytical testing for quality and consistency; data review

Operate highly sophisticated equipment

Maintains inventory records of supplies, materials, and equipment

Create SOPs, training records, and related documentation

Maintain material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and products.

Report to the Director of Operations on a weekly basis with updates regarding production and processing schedule.


Ensure departmental compliance with state regulations and federal and state law.

Assure that operation adheres to all business and industry license requirements.

Maintain strict inventory records of all plant materials, chemicals and equipment used in the processing areas and documents production by completing forms, reports, logs and records


BS/BA Degree or greater in Engineering, Chemistry or equivalent

At Least 4 Years’ Experience In Manufacturing Setting Required

Experience managing/supervising a large team

Proven ability to adapt to an organization’s unique culture, environment, employees, and priorities

Knowledge of packaging and processing technology

Experience with training and the ability to teach concepts and practices to team members

Able to think strategically and creatively

Able to effectively analyze and interpret data

Able to prioritize and meet deadlines, and to manage multiple production issues with sense of urgency

Able to handle challenging or conflict situations with tact and professionalism

Excellent communication skills, with the ability to promote a team environment

Be able to meet goals driven by KPI’s and communicate the results of those KPI’s to senior management

Must be hands-on, high energy, flexible, and responsive to a dynamic work environment

Ability to schedule and plan workloads, implement systems and projects that align with strategic objectives of the company.

Must be at least 21 years of age

Subject to background check per state cannabis requirements