Cultivation Manager

Grip Cannabis Detroit, MI, USA 2022-03-22 $52k - $150k -
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• GRIP is a full service, multi-state cannabis company.

• We do business in every aspect of the industry including real estate, licensing, owning and operating facilities, product development and sales.

• Our expanding organization is looking for ambitious, driven individuals who are ready to take over the cannabis world with us

• We're hiring Cultivation Managers for multiple new facilities in the Penn Township/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.

• The Cultivation Manager provides a key link between operations and cultivation.

• You will oversee up to 10 employees, depending on the size of the farm.

• Peak business is August-November.

• This position is for an experienced grower with advanced knowledge of crop production cycles, cultivars, greenhouse, and outdoor farming.

• Develop comprehensive plant grow schedules including IPM, Labor, Irrigation, Harvest, Strain, and Breeding.

• Manage and execute propagation plan to ensure there is a diverse selection and the strongest performing strains are available.

• Manage and execute plant spray, irrigation, and harvest schedules.

• Work with the construction team to plan and provide all necessary equipment needed for healthy plant growth.

• Establish objectives and track key performance indicators across the organization; ensure continued improvement in all balanced scorecard indicators with emphasis on Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Cost and Culture.

• 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.

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

• Develop and cultivate relationships with key suppliers (internal and external) to ensure high quality relationships, products, and services.

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

• Build organizational capability by providing leadership in recruiting, employee development, and communication.

• Ensure motivation and retention of a high-performance farm cultivation team.

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

• Minimum 3 years of growing experience at cannabis farms and indoor grows; or related industry such as horticulture or agriculture

• Minimum 3 years of experience of proven ability to build high performance teams, lead cross-functionality, and develop employees.

• This may include experience as a lead grower, head grower, assistant grower, or grower.

• Knowledge of plants, diseases, insects, and fungi, as well as plant treatment options

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

• Ability to provide leadership, performance results, organizational development, and operational improvement.

• Able to lift up to 30 lbs.

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

• Bachelor s degree in Agriculture, Crop Science, Plant Science, Horticulture or relevant work experience.

• Date posted: 03/18/2022