Cultivation Manager



1,001-5,000 employees

Cannabis dispensary

Consumer Goods

$80000 - $90000

Mid, Senior

Litchfield, IL, USA

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agriculture, or related field. Advanced degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing product, staff and resources in a large-scale commercial greenhouse or agricultural operation at the senior level
  • Extensive knowledge in environment, health and safety standards in agricultural operations required
  • Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations
  • Lead the Cultivation Design Team to direct build-out and equipment planning and expansion for all cultivation operations
  • Monitor and approve subsidiary cultivation CAPEX budget and report variances
  • Review current systems for operational efficiency and stays abreast of grow and other technology and product developments in the cannabis industry and related industries
  • Develops methods to monitor and measure cultivation activity to identify areas of success and areas of opportunity to control production efficiency, manufacturing variances, material waste, and other indicators of profitability
  • Collaborate with Executive Director’s, Director of Processing and Director of Retail Operations to assure proper strain, inventory, and production management
  • Develops and implements procedures for optimal growing and harvesting conditions and Implements mitigation strategies as needed
  • Ensure that the Cultivation Team is adhering to protocols and policies to ensure the Executive Director’s production requirements are met
  • Regularly review harvest schedules with Head Growers to ensure proper strain inventory
  • Establish QA/QC policies and standards, including health and safety requirements and monitor and ensure compliance
  • Drives consistency across all cultivation operations, including materials, procedures, and staff & re-training; Refines methods and protocols based on best crop management practices
  • Establish cultivation standards and monitor and ensure compliance and communication
  • Encourage testing of cutting-edge cultivation methodologies and inputs in a controlled and measured manner
  • Submit weekly to COO, subsidiary cultivation reports (designed by Director of Cultivation) highlighting specific essential items
  • Ability to interact regularly with Executive Directors, Head Growers, Director of Processing, and Director of Dispensary Operations
  • Interface with Academic Research Partners as required

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New York, New York



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