This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to apply their skills, learn new skills, and become a key member in a growing cannabis manufacturing company. You will be working with a highly successful team of food and beverage, and cannabis industry executives, scientists, engineers, marketers, and designers who are collaborating to produce a diverse portfolio of products.
The Quality Control technician is responsible for performing and accurately documenting quality checks on incoming raw materials, incoming packaging components, in process material, and finished products. The QC technician maintains a retain library, prints batch stickers, and helps the Quality Manager with investigations. In addition, they work as a member of the Quality Team in the creation and implementation of quality operations; including, training, auditing, record keeping, and ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations.
Essential Functions • Establish, promote, and maintain a quality focused culture in production • Assist in batch pre-weigh, blend development, filling, labeling, pack-out and counts of all product lines • Review log sheets for clean and sanitized production equipment and rooms • Daily review of work activities in production areas • Identify improvements and develop/implement actions steps • Model work flexibility in daily routines • Review in-process quality checks (IPQC) for completeness, accuracy and GDP requirements • Member of the HACCP team • Perform METRC transactions • Perform and document finished product inspection • Assist and validate packaging solutions • Perform quality checks • Maintain retain library of packaging components, blends and finished products • Assist in root cause investigations • Conduct audits • Perform new employee training • Support the Innovations team, performing tests and sampling as needed • Participate in sensory analysis • Practice GMPs and maintain compliance • Meet assigned KPIs • Controlled Document Development • Manage testing and QCP/CCP equipment • Model safe behavior and practices
Work Environment This position works throughout the facility, warehouse, and administrative areas. The climate is controlled in the core facility and office. Temperature is semi-controlled in the indoor warehouse and may fluctuate with the seasons. The noise level fluctuates based off equipment being used and tasks being conducted. Personal protective equipment such as steel toe shoes are required for many duties. There are cameras throughout the facility for security purposes.
Physical Demands This employee is frequently required to walk/stand greater than 50% of the time, or as often as necessary in carrying out job duties. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus with the ability to see objects in presence of bright lighting (ex: computer screen.) Speech and hearing abilities are frequently required to interact with management, coworkers, temporary staffing, suppliers, and transporters. The employee will be required to do repetitive tasks such as applying caps, labels, packing materials, and typing. Occasionally requires reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl less than 25% of time to move boxes of raw materials and package components. This position is classified as Medium work. Medium work involves lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. If someone can do medium work, we determine that he or she can also do sedentary and light work.
EEO Statement M Plant Productions is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the company’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. M Plant Productions does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. We believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth and the community we serve. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department. We will be happy to assist you. We will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect any hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.
Requirements • Must be 21 years of age or older • 3 years of experience working in a quality focused position in a manufacturing environment (Preferably in CPG, cannabis manufacturing, or food/beverage) • Proficient Microsoft suite abilities • Organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and a positive attitude
Preferred Requirements • HACCP, SQF, or ISO certified • Bilingual in Spanish and English • Sensory/organoleptic experience • Use of an ERP system and or METRC • Passion for cannabis • Interested in sustainable business practices
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About M Plant Productions, Inc
Background: M Plant Productions is a Type 6 extraction and manufacturing company located in Santa Rosa, CA. The food grade, 19,200 square foot facility completed construction in mid-2019. Our current product lines include The Root of it AllTM topicals and tinctures, MistifiTM vape pens, and Tough MamaTM infused pre-rolls and vape carts. We are starting a Type 11 distribution operation to maximize utilization of our large warehouse space and optimize our supply chain;
Our Mission is to develop and produce demonstrably better products and brands that deliver outstanding quality, efficacy, reliability and experiences;
Our Vision is to create the leading trust-marks for cannabis and CBD consumers;
Our Values: Innovative, Entrepreneurial, Collaborative, Customer centric, Principled ;