Director of Operations

CannabizTemp - Baldwin Park, CA

Our client, an industrial scale commercial bakery, is seeking an experienced Director of Operations. The right candidate will be responsible for all start-up process including but not limited to; developing product manufacturing SOPs, transitioning conventional commercial bakery to a compliant cannabis-infused product line, communicating with vendors and regulators, and willing to adapt to a rapidly changing industry and dynamic work environment.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for developing and executing goals and milestones to ensure white-label and proprietary cannabis infused edible products are readily available for commercial distribution
  • You will be responsible for facilitating and contributing to creating future co-manufacturing and co-packing strategies to meet evolving market needs
  • Will collaborate internally with cross-functional departments and directly assist the President with logistical strategies
  • Developing critical quality parameters and attributes, scale up reports, and final product specific technical documentation
  • Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) in scale up, and optimization of baked goods and edible products
  • Technical mentorship, orientation and training for the external geo-expansion operations team on new manufacturing processes, equipment operation etc
  • Utilizing cannabis testing labs cannabis testing labs for product performance & conformity. 
  • Offers solutions to get product and product back within specified range
  • Leading quality deviation investigations to identify root causes and define corrective and preventive actions as related to product quality, manufacturing processes, and external testing protocols
  • Reviewing SOPs, batch records, and GMP-related documents such as material specifications, deviation reports, on a monthly basis

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or other Technical Degree preferred
  • Experience in successful start-up and comfortable operating within entrepreneurial environment
  • 7+ years experience in operations for food or beverage manufacturing company
  • Experience working with investors
  • Knowledge of co-packing and co-manufacturing operations and management
  • Project management and financial/budgeting
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods, techniques, and related equipment
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred but not mandatory
  • Willing to travel from manufacturing site to vendor partners across the State

Compensation: DOE; $125K - $150k plus commission

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application or the link below - all inquiries are strictly confidential. Our focus is to assist you to make your best next career move, and we will not use your information for any other purpose.

CannabizTEMP is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Ind-125



Posted On: Monday, January 20, 2020
Compensation: DOE- Contract, Hourly Basis



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