Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Business or another relevant field
10+ years senior level experience within Cannabis
Knowledge of Cannabis cultivation, extraction and manufacturing
Operated in a multi-state large scale cannabis environment
Post-secondary education preferred
Expert understanding of cannabis extraction and manufacturing
Demonstrable strategy and execution capability
Experience of leading and motivating a high-performance Team
Familiarity with regulatory requirements for operating facilities
Excellent leadership, communication and people management skills
Financial budget planning, analysis and reporting skills
Ability to write business reports and undertake presentations
Ability to collaborate and work as a Team in a matrix organization
Proactive problem solver
Operates with a bias for action and a sense of urgency
Strong decision making and judgement skills
Advanced analytical and modelling skills
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
Strategic Definition – Define and implement the extraction and manufacturing strategy aligned with the Company's and Operations vision and direction.
Operational Execution – Plan, organize, direct and manage the optimized day-to-day extraction and manufacturing activities in order to exceed our customers' expectations and achieve business objectives.
End-to-End Manufacturing Operations – Manage end-to-end extraction and manufacturing activities ensuring all deliverables are met including:
Standardize extraction and manufacturing methods and systems that deliver world class product capability with the goal of minimizing cost, increasing productivity and upholding quality and consistency at each Facility
Lead product manufacturing commercialization, ensuring the consistent delivery of high-quality products with efficient production methods
Define all extraction and production procedures, including the standards at a State or National level
Oversee and support the setup and operation of the extraction lab
Oversee various extraction methodologies as well as required post-processing output
Develop workflow optimization and schedules ensuring high-quality yields
Develop and maintain extraction operations by defining and implementing operational policies
Own critical equipment needs and standardize and implement across all Facilities with appropriate governance and control on suppliers, cost and maintenance programs
SOP Standardization – Support all State Facilities in implementing a standardized approach to extraction and manufacturing ensuring consistent workflow optimization.
Compliance – Oversee and ensure compliance with all company standards and requirements.
Functional Alignment – Ensure alignment with other key Stakeholders as required.
Performance Definition – Define and implement relevant performance targets to maximize manufacturing performance in key areas including costs, volume, service and product quality.
Continuous Improvement – Implement a continuous improvement program to resolve underlying issues impacting performance and deliver improvement across the operation.
People Leadership – Recruit, lead, manage and coach a high-performance Team both at the center and provide support to State Cultivation and Manufacturing Facilities fostering an environment of knowledge, performance continuous improvement.
Relationship Management – Build engagement and alignment across the extraction and manufacturing community.
Acreage Holdings is a vertically integrated, multi-state owner of cannabis licenses and assets in the U.S. We deeply believe in the transformational power that cannabis has to heal and change the world. Our mission is to champion and provide access to cannabis' beneficial properties by creating the best quality products and experiences.