The Director of Operations will be responsible for management and oversight
of aresults-driven strategy for the production and processing departments at
Solstice was the first commercial producer and processor of medical
cannabis in Seattlein 2011, and has been a key contributor to regulatory and process standards
over thelast 8 years. Today, Solstice has cultivation and processing headquartered
andmanages a growing portfolio of cannabis brands across Washington State. Thecompany is in the midst of significant growth, driven by increased
supply-chain control,and looking for a highly motivated leader to join the team.
In this role, Solstice is seeking an individual who is versed in the follow
key areas: Lean manufacturing principles Horticultural planning and flow – some CEA experience preferred CPG manufacturing experience – raw material and hard good mgmt. Coaching and building leadership – communication, motivation, and
motivation ofjunior level management and line level team
This position will train in a management rotation process, assisting in the
managementof all operations while also learning the business alongside the CEO. Upon
successfulcompletion of training rotation, this position will take over direct
management ofcultivation and processing teams. To achieve success in this role, the
ideal candidatemust posses an open mind, thirst for continuous process improvement, and
unrelentingdrive to win.
Above all, this position asks for a consistently positive, friendly, and
assertive mannerwith team members, partners, regulators, and leadership. An organization in
our type ofgrowth mode needs to have exceptional communication to help support a
quick-paced,and sometimes chaotic, start-up environment.
For detail specific duties and responsibilities, please see below:
Production Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following.
Other dutiesmay be assigned:o Work with senior mgmt.. to learn and continue to develop cultivation
strategyo Manage and develop cultivation plan in concert with distribution strategyo Cultivation schedule for multiple sites – indoor, greenhouse, and outdooro Manage two Cultivation Managerso Oversight of daily & weekly schedulingo Development and tracking of KPIso Establishment of continuous improvement processo Understand and manage cultivation to raw material transition process:
harvest,dry, cure, etc.o Work with senior mgmt. to optimize cultivation canopy size and
productivityo Oversee detailed genetic R&D plano Facilitate team execution against key cultivation KPIso 2lbs/light indooro lb/sqft targets for greenhouse & outdooro A/B/C percentage & quality metrics
Processing Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following.
Other dutiesmay be assigned:o Work with senior mgmt.. to learn and continue to develop processing
strategy todeliver against inventory and distribution targetso Develop and manage detailed manufacturing plan in concert with companystrategyo Processing schedule for one Seattle-based factoryo Manage one Processing Manager and one Inventory Managero Oversight of daily & weekly schedulingo Development and tracking of KPIso Establishment of continuous improvemento Constantly work to improve process flow, increase efficiency, and improvestandard costso Continue to develop QC process to improve product quality, control, andconsistency
General Managemento Effectively manage and motivate team – 5 direct reports & team of 30+o Continuous development of team culture through improved communication,incentives, and balance for junior management and line-level team
Qualifications:o Bachelor’s degreeo 4+ years in food processing, agriculture, or similar industry preferredo Related operations experience – particularly experience building and
iteratingprocessing line flowo Experience managing large teams, including development of tactical
targets,incentives, and scheduling to achieve goals strategico Excellent communication skills, articulate with strong public speaking
ability /experience and excellent writing skills.o Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly proficiency in excelo Ability to work extended hours and non-traditional schedule to provide
team withwell planned and managed process flow.
Physical Requirements / Other:o Must be able to drive a car/truck and travel via plane or train; lift up
to 45 lbso Frequent travel within assigned area of businesso Primarily office environment but will likely be exposed to cannabis growoperations (indoor, greenhouse, field) warehouse or distribution
environment ona frequent basiso Must be able to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel;
reach withhands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and
hearo Must have close vision, distant vision, ability to adjust focus,
peripheral and colorvision
We offer a competitive compensation package that rewards strong performance
and isresults focused. In addition, there will be objectives and milestones
mapped with growthfactors that quantify the potential income earned each fiscal year. Below
is an outline:Benefitso Subsidized medical, dental, vision, and life insuranceo 401ko Cannabis stipendo 10 paid holidayso Two weeks PTO
o Equity opportunities
Job Type: Full-time
Operations: 4 years (Required)Management: 4 years (Required)
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