Company Summary

RISE Brands is a wholesale B2B cannabis distribution company, dedicated to revolutionizing the way retail businesses source products for their customers. By leveraging proprietary technologies, industry-leading logistics infrastructure, and deep supply chain relationships, RISE is redefining “cannabis distribution” for the 21st century.

Key Responsibilities

RISE Brands Inc. is seeking a highly motivated self-starter as a Production Manager. The ideal candidate will have deep product knowledge in both flower and concentrates with the ability to use creative solutions to improve production time and address challenges as they arise on the production floor. In this role you will be using several pieces of equipment and production lines to break down a large volume of flower and concentrates into smaller denominations, ensuring the client’s packaging is consistent with their expectations according to the Statement of Work (SOW).

This is a management position where you will be working in our Oakland, CA facility while reporting and working with a team across multiple locations in California. This role will require you to wear many hats including but not limited to project management, SOW creation, customer service, scheduling, hiring, SOP development, reporting, people and process management.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Plan, organize, supervise, and participate in daily production activities
  • Train, supervise, schedule, and assign responsibilities and tasks to production team members
  • Participate in performance evaluation for production team members
  • Responsible for meeting efficiency metrics and maintaining costs of production line
  • Order and receive necessary equipment and supplies for production team
  • Ensure equipment is properly maintained and cared for
  • In some cases you may be asked to consult on client visits in order
  • Develop work cells to optimize production output
  • Continuously monitor manufacturing/packaging floor and lead improvement efforts
  • Ability to manage 10-15 direct reports
  • Experience working in a medium to high volume manufacturing environment

Desired Skills and Experience

  • I’ll consider manufacturing experience in lieu of experience cannabis packaging
  • Cannabis industry experience is a plus
  • Experience working with an ERP or CRM system
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Technically inclined with the ability to do basic repairs on equipment
  • Ideal candidate will have a BS/BA in relevant field and/or MBA (additional experience considered in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Self-starter who does not need to be micromanaged
  • Experience working with another distributor or co-packing organization and proven track record of doing so
  • Underpromise, overdeliver mentality

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive Salary with potential for bonus
  • Collaborative team environment
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Reimbursement for travel/lodging
  • Potential for equity

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