Edibles Kitchen Manager

Vangst | Gardena, CA

***Criminal Background Friendly Employer***

Posted Date 7/28/2020
Description Gardena, CAPosted Jul 28, 2020


The Edibles Manager will work to create and perfect Our Client's recipes and formulas for marijuana infused products.


Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

-Hiring, supervision and direction of kitchen staff -Accountable and responsible for crafting quality products to existing SOPs through our licensed facility -Ensure proper incorporation of extracts into products -Create and maintain all product specification documents, recipes, and formulas -Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising safety or product integrity -Coordinate with other teams to ensure compliance with the Department of Public Health, manage multiple facets of the supply chain, production scheduling and inventory, through efficient meetings and accurate documentation -Work with National Laboratory Manager and Chief Scientific Officer to research and develop new products and develop and support streamlined manufacturing process. -Audit inventory regularly to ensure full compliance -Be part of the team that evaluates and integrates new equipment for production scaling -Build an engaged team through motivation, transparency, support and guidance -Ensure staff understand and conform to all company, employment and regulatory policies, rules and procedures, by clearly communicating and enforcing in a consistent and non-discriminatory manner -Day to day management of production area and team including: staffing and capacity planning -Provide planning and forecasting documentation to help determine necessary resources -Ability to work a varying schedule including nights, weekends, and overtime as necessary

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General -Regulations require that incumbent be at least 21 years of age and able to obtain and maintain medical marijuana work credentials


-Bachelor’s Degree in related field -Experience infusing foods and other products required, working with cannabis oil infusion preferred -Experience with the emulsification of food products -Food manufacturing or food chemistry experience or training -5+ years experience commercial food production from bench to scale up -3+ years experience creating candies, chocolates, cookies, brownies, etc -3+ years management experience within commercial kitchen or food production environment -ServSafe Certification Technological Skills: -Ability to use standard office equipment -Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Required Knowledge and Skills: -Familiarity with Federal and State Marijuana Regulations, Medical Regulations, Health Regulations and Sanitation Regulations -Understanding and adherence of FDA regulations -Understanding and adherence of OSHA guidelines for workplace safety and hazardous chemicals -Proven track record of successfully training employees in productivity and safety -Excellent project management skills. -Detail orientated with an eye on process improvement and optimization -Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, to manage high-stress situations, and to be flexible and adaptable when a situation requires -Excellent communication, leadership and interpersonal skills both verbally and in writing -Ability to coach and mentor employees on a one-on-one basis as well as a group -Strong work ethic and sound judgment -Must be able to successfully pass a thorough internal and external background check


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About Vangst Client

Vangst is personally handling recruitment for the client posting this job. If you apply and are a great potential match for the role, a Vangst Talent Manager will personally reach out to continue the conversation.

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