Company & Role Overview
The Post-Harvest Technician for our Grand Rapids, MI facility will be responsible for working to complete post-harvest activities in an indoor grow facility. Additionally, the incumbent shall be responsible for activities related to harvesting, trimming, and any other handling of cannabis. The role requires a strong teamwork orientation.
- Occasional exposure to loud machines (ear protection provided) and extremely bright lights (eye protection provided).
- Occasional weekends or extended hours may be necessary during certain phases of plant production.
- Constant interaction with colleagues.
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- While working in a team, keep the harvest area organized in order to facilitate production goals.
- Ensure efficient post-harvest processes including bucking, trimming, and other activities are executed.
- Collect all related non-resinous components to be weighed and recorded as aggregated waste per the associated harvest batch, after all plants designated to that specific harvest batch are harvested.
- Maintain a clean and sanitized harvest area to ensure quality standards are maintained.
- Ensure trimming properly accounts for all related plant components, including; trimmed leaf, trimmed flower, stems, and waste.
- Ensure accuracy and traceability of trimming data by carefully collecting all plant material into its designated container with the associated METRC plant tag, after each plant is trimmed.
- Perform weighing of plants or plant material during trimming and harvesting, as indicated by the SOP.
- Immediately report any issues or deviations from quality standards to the Post-Harvest Supervisor during all post-harvest processes.
- Weigh, audit, and record trimmed product weight prior to grinding Operate, clean, and maintain automated pre-roll machine.
- Audit finished goods pre-roll counts to work order.
- Hand-pack pre-rolls into tubes, and tubes into master cases.
- Sticker and label tubes and master cases.
- Maintain finished goods inventory.
- Package final material for Fulfillment Team to ship out to customers.
- Ensure adherence to safety by wearing the required Personal Protection
- Equipment (PPE) to prevent contamination and abide by personal hygiene standards.
- Working in a timely manner and striving to increase productivity.
- Other duties as assigned by the Post-Harvest Supervisor.
- Long periods of prolonged standing and sitting.
- Requires normal range of hearing and manual dexterity.
- Some crouching or holding uncomfortable positions for extended periods of time; repetitive motions.
- Requires bending and lifting up to 50 pounds.
- 1-3 years experience in cannabis production.
- Knowledge of plant strains, plant structure, and plant health.
- Knowledge of uses and benefits of cannabinoids.
- Ability to communicate clearly and accurately.
- Computer skills: Microsoft Office.
- Must be 21 years of age or older.
- A combination of the above shall also be considered.
High school diploma required.