Packaging Manager

Job description
We are looking for an experienced Packaging Manager to oversee and support our packaging operations in our cannabis manufacturing facility. You will be the one to ensure product quality standards and inventory integrity are maintained for your department. The Packaging Manager duties are mostly hands-on and direct in nature and require substantial time be spent on the plant floor working closely and directly with all production employees.

Lead packaging employees to perform in a proficient manner, providing motivation through personal example and interpersonal skills
Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities
Establish, implement, and continuously improve departmental policies, goals, objectives
Accomplish manufacturing results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
Developing and coaching employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, disciplining employees and addressing complaints and resolving problems
Create and oversee an employee training schedule that emphasizes productivity and resource conservation
Use analytical skills to monitor production output and check for compliance to specifications
Ensure employees are following all safety and operating procedures
Employ critical thinking and problem-solving skills, including ability to spot issues in efficiency/productivity and suggest improvements
Maintain compliance with all State laws/regulations that affect GTI operations and safety, while promoting safety policies and awareness. Ensure employees maintain compliance.
Help establish and maintain proper inventory through the department
Monitor and achieve departmental budgeting goals
Establish and maintain production efficiencies as determined by facility leadership team
Lead the team in producing Quality product that meets internal specs
Perform RCA (Root Cause Analysis) when criteria established by leadership team is not met


5+ years' experience in a production environment, 2+ years in supervisory capacity required
High school diploma or GED required; BSc/BA preferred
Experience in directing and evaluating subordinates
Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment
Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Knowledge in Continuous improvement, ex. Kaizen, Gemba Walks

Additional Requirements

Must pass any and all required background checks
Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
Must be approved by the state badging agency to receive an Agent badge
Working Conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions
Strong odors of extracted cannabis and cannabis plants on a consistent basis
Ability to lift 20 pounds on occasion.

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