Business Manager

Grip Cannabis United States 2022-03-18
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Business Manager – Penn/Kalamazoo, MI

The Penn/Kalamazoo Farm Cannabis Operation is a key expansion for GRIP Cannabis. We are hiring for multiple farms in the Penn/Kalamazoo area that are up to 50 acres in size. They hold up to 50,000 plants producing approx. 125,000 pounds of finished goods. Employee count in the peak season (August-November) can be up to 150 team members. The Business Manager provides leadership and management of all HR and purchasing operations. They report to the General Manager of the Facility.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Onboard new employees and manage all ongoing HR functions at the facility.

• Manage all facility expenses including purchasing, labor, and inventory. Develop relationships with key suppliers (internal and external) to ensure high quality relationships, products, and services.

• Responsible for all MRA compliance including facility requirements, HR, and inventory.

• Perform regular MRA compliance audits, report and correct any opportunities.

• Proactively champion a culture focused on Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS), driving a zero-incident culture. Empower employees and drive accountability for EHS to all levels in the organization.

• Create a culture of exceeding customer expectations, ensuring that the organization is highly responsive to customer needs. Work with key stakeholders across Marketing, Sales, HR, and Operations to achieve end-to-end goals.

• Establish inventory purchasing plans and proactively manage inventory to profit plan, driving improved and sustainable processes.

• Continuously improve operations through alignment with GRIP goals and a strong focus on driving a Continuous Improvement Culture.

• Build organizational capability by ensuring motivation and retention of a high-performance team and workforce.

• Demonstrate a leadership style that perpetuates the vision of GRIP.


• Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field; or equivalent work experience.

• Minimum 2 years of experience working with high performance teams, leading cross-functionality, and developing employees.

• Minimum 2 years balancing a budget and order processing.

• Strong collaborative skills with proven ability to drive change and leadership ownership/accountability.

• Able to lift up to 30 lbs.

• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Advanced Microsoft and Outlook skills

• Agriculture and/or cannabis experience preferred

• Metrc experience

Job Details

• $50-70,000 salary based on experience. Opportunities for advancement and incentives.

• Full-time, permanent employment

• Number of openings: 3

• Schedule is Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Peak times may require flexible schedule to meet needs of the business.

• Benefits: Health, Dental, 401(k) matching, Vision, Life, Referral program, HSA

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year


• 401(k)

• 401(k) matching

• Dental insurance

• Health insurance

• Health savings account

• Life insurance

• Paid time off

• Retirement plan

• Vision insurance


• 10 hour shift

• 12 hour shift

• 8 hour shift

• Day shift

• Monday to Friday

• Weekend availability

Work Location: One location