General Manager Cannabis Manufacturing 

$85,000 - $110,000 yearly
  • Wemelco Industries
  • 08 Oct, 2021
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Job Description

The General Manager (GM) is responsible for the efficient and successful operation of the entire cannabis manufacturing operation. The position ensures safety in the workplace and oversees the safe functioning of the operation through a team of managers and supervisors. The position oversees the successful functioning of onsite production, quality assurance & control, sales, accounting, R&D, sourcing, traceability, regulatory standards, and human resources departments.  In addition, the General Manager ensures increasing levels of customer and employee satisfaction while improving the efficiency of manpower, materials, and machines.  



  •       Prioritizing worker safety and maintaining a safe operational site 
  •       Deploying policy related to lean manufacturing, quality control/assurance, cost efficiency, complete and on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, visual controls and overall plant performance. 
  •       Facilitating employee relations through effective communication, coaching, training and development. 
  •       Providing leadership for problem resolution while supporting harmonious team relationships 
  •       Determining personnel and production/order scheduling
  •       Interfacing with Sales Staff on client/order scheduling and changes
  •       Forecasting and managing material requirements to meet manufacturing needs
  •       Ensuring compliance standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, OSHA, safety, and complete/on-time delivery. 
  •       Managing staffing to create an optimally operating facility
  •       Maintaining 100% compliance with MA cannabis traceability requirements
  •       Identifying, communicating, and driving implementation of capital investments and improvement projects. 
  •       Overseeing and maintaining Metrc traceability software including but not limited to records of all traceability manifests, invoices, sales orders and test results
  •       Overseeing a system of error avoidance for material orders and delivery 
  •       Ensuring that the necessary testing and QC/QA procedures are scheduled for both 3rd Party Laboratory testing and internal testing to meet production deadlines  
  •       Supervising Production Staff and ensuring that orders are completed to meet estimates.
  •       Establishing a rigorous training and continued-education system for staff
  •       Budgeting and approving all purchasing of equipment and parts

Education & Knowledge:

  •   Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree

Minimum Requirements:

  •       Applicant must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass a background check
  •       Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft and/or Google systems
  •       Prior managerial experience in a manufacturing environment (4+ years)
  •       Prior food GMP, CAPA, and QA/QC systems experience (2+ years)
  •       An understanding of cannabis processing and the manufacturing of cannabinoid products
  •       Demonstrable leadership skills and behaviors
  •       Exhibits a demand-for-excellence mentality