Operations Manager

Kurvana Orange, CA, USA 2022-04-26 $36k - $100k -
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Company Description

Nature’s Market is one of California’s leading natural consumer products company producing some of California’s most trusted cannabis brands. We focus on innovation and development of new products and technologies while maintaining high standards of quality and a commitment to our patients. We are setting the tone for this exciting industry and are looking for qualified candidates to grow with us as we achieve our goals.

Position Overview

The Operations Manager oversees all day-to-day warehouse operations related to distribution and manufacturing. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience as an Operations Manager or similar role in a manufacturing environment. We are seeking someone who can work independently with little oversight.

Primary Responsibilities

• Supervise the production team to ensure production goals are being met.

• Create production schedules and plans based on sales forecasts.

• Plan, develop, and implement warehouse safety and security programs and activities per requirements set by OSHA and other regulatory bodies.

• Inspect physical conditions of warehouses, vehicle fleets, and equipment and order testing, maintenance, repairs, or replacements as needed.

• Develop and document standard and emergency operating procedures for receiving, handling, storing, shipping, and salvaging products or materials.

• Review invoices, work orders, and demand forecasts to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments.

• Monitor inventory levels of products and materials in warehouses.

• Prepare and manage departmental budgets.

• Interview, select, and train warehouse and supervisory personnel.

• Prepare and direct preparation of correspondence, reports, and operations, maintenance, and safety manuals.

• Confer with department heads to coordinate warehouse activities, such as production, sales, records control, and purchasing.

• Arrange for storage facilities when required.

• Evaluate freight and inventory costs to ensure that costs are appropriate.

• Develop and implement plans for facility modification or expansion, such as equipment purchase or changes in space allocation or structural design.

• Develop and implement plans for storage and distribution activities that emphasize technological solutions for sustainability.

• Plan and implement environmental training programs and activities.

• Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, environmental policies, and government regulations.

Essential Skills & Abilities

• Effective written and verbal communication skills.

• Excellent time-management skills.

• The ability to develop creative ways to solve a problem.

• High attention to detail.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office

• Ability to work independently and with little oversight.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

• Must be 21 years of age or older – no exceptions!

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Current and Valid Driver’s License

• 1-year experience as an Operations Manager or related role.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, or related field

• Cannabis Industry experience preferred.

• 3+ years of experience as an Operations Manager or related role.

Physical Requirements

• Regularly required to perform repetitive motions including but not limited to carrying, grasping, lifting, walking, standing, bending, crouching, stooping, and stretching.

• The ability to move safely around uneven terrain or in confined spaces.

• Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull and balance up to 50 lbs. and must be able to do so with extreme care and caution.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions