Post Harvest Lead (Franklin Labs)

Reading, Pennsylvania | Full-Time

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At Harvest, our mission is to improve people's lives through the goodness of cannabis. We fulfill our purpose by creating life-enhancing experiences in the communities we serve, navigating our business lines with excellence and dedicating ourselves to shaping the future of cannabis. Our team connects with others, enlightening and empowering. We are looking for leaders who are inspired by our ideals and wish to grow with us as we continue our national expansion. While we are one of the largest multi-state operators in the country, we still operate with a startup mentality and prioritize execution in addition to strategy and ideation. If you value improving lives, joining the fastest growing and most unique industry in the world and establishing yourself as a leader in the space, we'd like to learn more about you.
WHY HARVEST

Here Are a Few More Reasons Why Harvest Is a Great Place To Be

The Harvest Way is defined by our people. We seek individuals who are genuine, dedicated to shaping the cannabis industry, accountable with a strong sense of integrity, and who are driven to make an impact. We are committed to our values and have created a culture of trust which emphasizes working hard, but we also remember to have fun.
  • Competitive pay and total compensation packages
  • Attractive benefits
  • Healthcare Benefits will be provided by the union
  • 90 day probationary period
  • Union dues begins on the 31st day of employment ($20.00/per pay period)
  • Earned time off & Holiday schedule based on CBA
  • Paid time off and employee rewards
  • Professional growth and employee engagement initiatives
  • A leading company in the fast-growing cannabis industry whose core business improves lives
We believe in building a diverse team, and we strive to make our company a welcoming space where everyone can make an impact on Harvest's success. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds to join us. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
JOB SUMMARY*
The Post-Harvest Lead will have knowledge of the entire growing process, supervising the harvest associates, and overseeing the entire harvesting process.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES *
  • Lead and supervise the Harvest team during the harvest process to ensure the harvest is competed in a timely manner.
  • Keeping contact with appropriate dispensary employees to ensure weekly product orders get completed appropriately: proper packaging for each product and appropriate completed paperwork.
  • Assess each harvest to determine the need for any last-minute treatments and distributing tasks to team to complete treatments.
  • Lead team on quality control checks to ensure only high-quality products are delivered to the dispensary.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment for all employees.
  • Ensure the proper use of PPE by all employees.
  • Send detailed harvest report to supervisor each week that includes strain, weight at all stages, amount of lost product, etc.
  • Ensure proper care of all products during the harvesting, drying, curing, and extraction preparation process while taking detailed notes.
  • Set goals and meet deadlines.
  • Maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork.
  • Participate in ongoing education and professional development as needed.
  • Work collectively and respectfully with other team members.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS *
  • Experience and knowledge in horticulture and/or agriculture.
  • Previous manufacturing/ laborer experience.
  • Ability to assist with management of work schedules and productivity levels as the lead contact for harvest/trim staff.
  • Ability to motivate the harvest/trim team and to keep the pace of the department moving along and efficient to meet trim goals and requirements.
  • Ability to complete tracking and management spreadsheets and documents under the direction of the Post-Harvest Manager, as needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage high stress situations and to be flexible and adaptable when a situation requires it.
  • Working safely in a warehouse setting.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Must have the ability to push, pull, or lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Throughout extended periods, must be capable of sitting, squatting, standing, kneeling, bending, or walking throughout the workday.
  • General tool, hardware, ladder, and building skills. Must be able to use a 12' extension ladder.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Remain compliant with all legal or company regulations.
  • Ability to communicate through various formats including email and phone.
  • At least 21 years of age and authorized to work in the US.
  • If necessary, ability to work 7 days per week and to be flexible with schedule.
  • Environmental requirements and exposure:
  • Exposure to fertilizer, dusts, odors, high heat, low temperature, high and low humidity, high noise levels, vibrations, water, dry salts, allergens, pollen, dust, plant pathogens, other volatile organic compounds, and other environmental variables
EDUCATION *
  • Minimum High School or G.E.D equivalent required.
  • Degree in horticulture, agriculture, or plant science field is desirable.
  • The above requirements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, and this job description may be amended at any time. Required experience, training, or educational requirements shall be as indicated or as deemed acceptable by Harvest management.
  • Harvest is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation and/or interview process should notify HR at HR@harvestinc.com.
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