Director of Operations - Manufacturing

Jushi Delaware, OH, USA 2021-11-23 $77k - $150k - Full-time
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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS-MANUFACTURING:

Want to make a meaningful difference in peoples' lives while earning a competitive salary? At Jushi Holdings Inc. ") ( CSE: JUSH ) ( OTCQX: JUSHF ), we are shaping the future of the cannabis industry, the fastest growing jobs sector in the U.S. The Director of Operations is charged with operationalizing and managing existing and new recreational and medicinal, manufacturing and distribution operations in the Ohio area. The Director of Operations will lead all operational teams, including sales operations, purchasing, inventory management, manufacturing, fulfillment, safety, quality, and compliance. The Director of Operations must be willing to get their hands dirty and contribute at all operational levels, train and mentor team members as well as providing operational guidance and metrics to the executive team.

THE TEAM:

Founded in 2018 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Jushi is a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis company that develops and operates high-end retail locations, premium brands, state-of-the-art cultivation, processing, manufacturing facilities, along with a cutting-edge online platform that is setting a new standard for a sophisticated, data-driven, modern cannabis experience.

Since its founding in 2018, Jushi has grown from just a handful of people with an idea to more than 900 employees strong. The Company has scaled its operations in seven states, including Pennsylvania, Virginia, Massachusetts, Illinois, California, Nevada, and Ohio, and has been named one of the top five cannabis companies to work for by Cannabis Business Times .

The Company operates more than two dozen retail locations across the country under the retail brand, BEYOND / HELLOTM as well as under the recently acquired brand, Nature's Remedy. The Company provides an unparalleled in-store experience, coupled with online reservations and in-store express pickup.

Each day, Jushi team members continue to grow, cultivate, process and manufacture a comprehensive suite of cannabis brands under the names: The Bank , The Lab , Tasteology , Nira + Medicinals and Sèche , which are addressing a wide variety of consumer and patient needs across multiple states.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

• Recruit, hire, and train sales operations, purchasing, warehouse, production, and fulfillment teams

• Set operational goals, compare performance to goals, and adjust goals as needed

• Assess current SOPs, identify opportunities for improvement and implement solutions

• Manage automation equipment assets, including procurement, installation, performance optimization, and routine maintenance

• Ensure adequate PAR level inventory for all SKUs and timely order fulfillment

• Build strong vendor relationships and reduce costs wherever possible

• Monitor gross margin for all SKUs and provide accurate reporting and forecasting of material costs

• Manage and report on key operational performance indicators

• Coach, mentor and provide feedback to team members

• Analyzing goals and metrics helping set comprehensive goals for performance and growth

• Develop, analyze, and implement manufacturing workflow creating the most efficient operational program

• Explore opportunities associated with scaling a B2B marketplace including, but not limited to shipping solutions/distribution, payments, advertising, and marketing

• Establish policies that promote company culture and vision

• Maintain strong knowledge in the rapidly developing regulatory/legislative structures of the cannabis industry across all territories.

• Responsible to operate a safe workplace that remains accident free

• Ensure compliance with all state and local regulations

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

• Bachelor's degree in Management or any related field required; MBA preferred

• 8+ years of experience, including 5+ years of management experience

• Proven ability to manage all operational aspects of a company in a similar industry (cannabis, craft beer, food & beverage, natural household goods, etc.)

• Proven ability to lead a team to meet quotas

• Ability to quickly get up to speed and identify critical issues to develop and execute a go-to-market strategy

• Design and implement business strategies, plans, and procedures with exposure to legal counsel/documents, new teammate hiring and a wide range of vendors/consultants

• Ability to both work and lead a room, instilling excitement, positivity and a clear path to success, leading teammates to new levels of performance and dedication

• Experience in fundraising, e-commerce or SaaS-enabled marketplaces is a plus

• Knowledge and experience in the cannabis industry preferred

• Excel in fast-paced start-ups, excited by a rapidly changing industry

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER OUR EMPLOYEES AT JUSHI:

We offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short, and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k).

BONUS DUTIES YOU SHOULD UNDERSTAND:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Jushi is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran

status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances