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Manufacturing Manager

Company: Odyssey Personnel, LLC.
Location: Mendota
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

*Position Overview: *

The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for coordinating, overseeing, and reporting all essential manufacturing operations. The Manufacturing Manager leads the company's overall extraction, infusion, processing setup, staffing, equipment purchasing, processing protocols, strategy, and day-to-day production. All duties are performed while supervising the team of Manufacturing Technicians, ensuring adherence to all safety and compliance protocols on the production floor. The Manufacturing Manager reports to senior company management and works closely with other Department Heads.

*SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to senior company management.*

*SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Manufacturing Technician and Product Packager*

*General Duties (Not Exhaustive of all Duties)*

* Coordinate all aspects of the manufacturing process, from product preparation, extraction, infusion, packaging, labeling, maintenance, and inventory.
* Develop and document Standard Operating Procedures for all manufacturing processes, material and product handling, labeling, tracking, and quality control.
* Set department goals around efficiencies, yields, and production costs.
* Understand the function, assembly, and operation of each manufacturing machine onsite.
* Ensures consistency and efficacy of product through quality control testing and procedures.
* Recruit, hire, train, and supervise Manufacturing Technicians to follow the standard procedures of the company and local and state regulations.
* Organize and oversee all duties required to ensure a clean and safe production facility.
* Ensure all batch production records and labels are created following State and local standards and correctly tracked in METRC.
* Monitor product quality to ensure compliance with standards and internal company specifications.
* Coordinate with local, State-approved laboratories to perform regular and required testing of manufactured products.
* Document all lab results necessary for State regulatory compliance.
* Obtain and maintain inventory of materials and equipment supplies.
* Develop programs of sampling and analysis to maintain quality standards of raw materials, chemical intermediates, and products.
* Draft and present quarterly reports on new and cutting-edge extraction techniques and technologies to the Board of Directors

*Daily Tasks: (Not Exhaustive of all Tasks)*

* Receive and organize inventory of raw biomass material.
* Manage Raw Material Intake Calendar.
* Manage the blend selection of raw biomass material.
* Manage the troubleshooting of equipment, processes, and material flaws.
* Ensure product diversity through proper production scheduling.
* Schedule Manufacturing Technicians as needed.
* Ensure that all staff is wearing required protective equipment and properly handling all substances.
* Schedule of third-party providers to maintain and fix equipment.
* Conduct and document safe disposal of post-extracted material.
* Develop and maintain a Preventive Maintenance (PM) calendar.

*Collaboration: *

* Coordinate production schedule with Procurement and Sales Managers to ensure availability and prevent product stagnation.
* Cooperate with the Compliance Manager to conduct periodic reviews of procedures and operations.
* Consult with the Safety Manager to ensure proper safety protocols are established and followed in the Standard Procedures and daily operations.
* Keep office area tidy to maintain a functional work environment
* Work with team members to develop, learn, and implement new systems
* Cooperate with the Safety Manager to ensure a safe work environment by participating in safety programs and training and conducting laboratory safety audits.

*Technology and Other Requirements: *

* Complete knowledge of cannabis products manufacturing machinery and technology, including extractions, infusion, and cartridge production.
* Must be highly functional on a modern PC.
* Proficient in Word and Excel, 2015 or newer.
* Able to type 50 WPM or faster.
* Proficiency with G Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Drive), security, and sharing knowledge. Ability to manage email.
* Able to convert documents to PDF format, troubleshoot document resolution issues.
* Familiarity with network printing, scanning and sending documents, driver installation, and troubleshooting.
* Must be smartphone fluent.
* Must have a clear understanding of internet research standards and protocols.
* Support the mission and spirit of the organization and be comfortable with cannabis.
* Be patient, proactive, positive, and a team player.
* Self-starting with solid follow-through and multi-tasking capabilities.
* Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and challenging workload.
* Must interact effectively with all levels of management and staff, internally and externally.


* Three years of high-level Cannabis Extraction, Infusion, and Production - knowledge and previous experience with cannabis manufacturing is required.
* Bachelor's degree or higher in chemistry, engineering, or technical certification in associated fields is highly desirable but not required.
* Working knowledge of computer programs as described.
* Must be at least 21 years old and pass a criminal background check.


* Current, valid driver's license.
* Clean driving record.
* Reliable vehicle and insurance.


* Full-time, salary exempt position.
* Salary is $68,000-$80,000 DOE.
* Health, dental, and vision benefits.
* Flexed vacation annually


Work may require prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to operate a computer, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing. Requires close vision with the ability to see color and adjust focus. Lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly using smart lifting techniques.


Work is high-energy, fast-paced, and, due to the nature of the current regulatory landscape, often highly stressful. Position requires regular availability to work Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, occasional nights, weekends, holidays, and special events.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $68,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Los Angeles, CA 90021: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Odyssey Personnel, LLC., Fresno , Manufacturing Manager, Executive , Mendota, California

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