Senior Cultivation Manager in New Jersey

  • Full Time
  • New Jersey
  • $90,000 - $95,000 a year USD / Year
  • Applications have closed

Position Summary

The Sr. Cultivation Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the cultivation operational policies, objective, and initiatives in their region. Ensures a collaborative and cooperative working relationship within their department to achieve business goals, objectives, and uniformity.


· Oversee Cultivation management and business activities of the cultivation department.

· Responsible for driving the cultivation department to achieve and surpass goals and objectives, that will maximize output and minimize cost resulting in higher profitability.

· Direct and implement SOPs, methods, policies, objectives to advance their facility, and ensure continuing operations to increase productivity and guarantee regulatory compliance.

· Utilize Lean Manufacturing tactics including Six Sigma to identify, scope and implement processes, technologies, and systems to continuously improve product quality as well as operational effectiveness and efficiency.

· Ensure cultivation decisions and project plans are in line with the Company’s business strategy and operational plan.

· Utilize KPIs to monitor, adjust, reward, and optimize company operations performance.

· Lead the training and development of the cultivation department in accordance with company policies to motivate and drive the achievement of business objectives and to build, uphold, and support the values of the Company.

· Ensure the cultivation capabilities increase to enable growth in production possibilities and opportunities and to develop solutions to address capability needs.

· Enforce safety policies and procedures set by the company.

· Work with the Supply Chain Department to reduce cost with bulk purchasing and ensure we are fully stocked on all cultivation resources are stocked.

· Partner with Human Resources to effectively manage the workforce.

· Utilize all internal tracking systems, ERP and QMS to ensure consistent products and high-quality control.

· Creates an environment and culture that focuses on fulfilling the company’s mission, vision, and values.

· Operate as an inclusive leader; engage all associates in a manner that supports company strategy and retention.

· Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.

· Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.

Job Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree in plant science, biology, agricultural sciences, or equivalent area of study.

· Minimum four (4) years’ experience in a commercial cultivation facility.

· Six (6) years’ experience in management/leadership roles.

· Advanced knowledge of cannabis cultivation including organic living soil, permaculture, and horticulture.

· Strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, initiative, attention to detail, drive for change, getting organizational support, building ownership and commitment, making though decisions and developing others.

· Ability to deliver results timely and in a pressure filled environment.

· Must be authorized to work in the United States.

· Must be 21 years of age or older.

· Must be able to successfully register with the state’s cannabis commission as an agent.

· Must be able to comply with all laws, regulations, and policies associated with the industry.

Physical and Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position, move and/or position oneself, communicate, operate and/or prepare, place, position objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally move packages weighing up to 25 lb. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close observation and the ability to adjust focus. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual, with or without reasonable accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Working Environment:

Work is performed in a warehouse environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We place priority in an environment of inclusion, diversity and social justice and are committed to securing a better, brighter way forward for our employees, our markets and our communities.

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: $90,000.00 – $95,000.00 per year


Dental insurance
Employee discount
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


Monday to Friday
Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person