Director of Operations

Our client has sustained tremendous growth on the west coast and is now ready to make an impact in Michigan. They are looking for a Director of Operations to support a new 75,000 sq ft facility and work closely with the Director of Cultivation. Ideally our client is looking for someone who has previously worked in the state of Michigan and understands state regulations / compliance requirements and has experience managing large scale operations teams. Candidates must have professional cannabis industry leadership experience and experience creating and implementing KPI's on an enterprise level.


The Director of Operations is responsible for optimizing all reporting, company wide KPI’s, and identifying data sets to assist in making data -driven decisions. The candidate will manage the team against company wide strategy and goals. The position will be responsible for streamlining communications with team leaders across the organization, scheduling and keeping departmental and executive meetings, and implementing solutions that help the supply chain function optimally. The Director of Operations will demonstrate the ability to build collaborative relationships with both managers and front line team members across the organization.

Physical Requirements

May be required to lift, pull or push 50+ pounds in boxes, plants, tools, and various heavy equipment. Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be required.Must be capable of sitting, standing, bending, kneeling, or walking throughout the work day and for extended periods of time.Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and authorized to work in the US and willing to submit to a background check/fingerprint clearance.

Working Environment

8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday.


Experience optimizing processes and implementing growth strategies.Ability to manage multiple complex tasks and projects simultaneously.Ability to set and meet goals within structured timeframes.Experience working in fast paced, rapid growth, startup environment.Ability to manage multiple complex projects and drive business critical initiatives autonomously.Exceptional standards for making data -informed decisions.Highly experienced with with Excel: forecasting, planning, modeling.Passion for the product.


Bachelor's degree (Preferred).

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