Parallel

Packaging Associate - Pittsburgh, PA

Job Posted
Oct 24, 2022
Employment Type
Time Commitment
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Company & Role Overview

Summary

Everyone is welcome here. Each of us is unique, and that's what makes us amazing. We believe in inclusiveness and celebrating each person's individuality, because there's power in bringing people with different points of view and life experiences together. That's why we provide equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

So, bring yourself and your best ideas; when we feel safe and comfortable being ourselves, there's no limit to what we can achieve.

IN A NUTSHELL...

The Packaging Associate works closely with Production Leads and Supervisors to consistently and accurately package cannabis products.

This role is with Goodblend , one of the renowned retail brands under the Parallel umbrella. Parallel is one of the largest multi-state cannabis companies in the world, owning and operating in five markets; Florida (Surterra Wellness), Massachusetts (NETA), Pennsylvania (Goodblend), Nevada (a Joint Venture with Cookies) and Texas (Goodblend). If you enjoy companies that are growing, moving fast, and constantly challenging themselves to achieve more, then Parallel is for you. We work hard, lean on each other, and are passionate about a pretty ambitious vision ... pioneering a new paradigm of what well-being can be for all people, everywhere. For more information, visit www.liveparallel.com .

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
  • Follow Policies & Procedures for the daily operations and fully comply with state medical marijuana regulations
  • Work closely with other associates to ensure the quality and accuracy of all aspects of production
  • Follow written SOPs and Standard Work Directions to efficiently and accurately package products
  • Assist in raw material inventory preparation and management
  • Ensure accuracy of raw material count
  • Calibrate, run, and clean production equipment and tools
  • Ensure accuracy and completion of daily maintenance and logs
  • Inspect and understand product at each step of production
  • Assist in line setup and breakdown for efficient change overs
  • Assist in cannabis product inventory management
  • Work collaboratively with other departments as necessary to ensure organizational goals are met
  • Assist and contribute to Continuous Improvement efforts throughout the department
  • Assist in shipment and receiving as necessary

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Age 21 or over
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Government-Issued Photo ID
  • Ability to focus and be task oriented
  • Ability to work as a team member and be organized
  • Demonstrated extreme attention to detail

Preferred
  • Experience in packaging, labeling or detailed assembly line work
  • Passionate about the importance of medical marijuana

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Requires the ability to sit or stand for 8 hours per day
  • Consistent hand eye coordination
  • Continuous complex hand dexterity with small pieces and products
  • Must be able to bend, lift and stoop continuously.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. unassisted and 50 lbs. assisted.

YOU WILL BE SUCCESSFUL IF YOU...
  • Are self-motivated; micro-managing isn't fun for anyone
  • Roll your sleeves up and do the work; strategy is important, but so is getting stuff done
  • Can work fast and be flexible; our industry is always changing
  • Play nice with others; we collaborate with each other a lot
  • Think creatively; sometimes, the "traditional" solution isn't the best one

WHAT YOU GET
  • Employee discount
  • 401k enrollment
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Chance to make a difference; Employee Relief Fund, community volunteerism through our Parallel Cares program

PARALLEL IS UNITED BY OUR VISION, MISSION, & VALUES

Our Vision - why we exist - is to pioneer well-being and improve the quality of life for humanity through the benefits of cannabinoids.

Our Mission - how we will do this - is to build a leading, global well-being company through the best talent, our values, trusted and recognized brands, science and technology-based innovation, and a relentless focus on execution and continuous improvement.

Our Values - Integrity | Collaboration | Alignment | Intentionality | Accountability | Agility

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

Salary

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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Career Training, Charitable Gift Matching, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Education Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Pet-Friendly, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote

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About Parallel

Parallel is one of the largest privately-held, vertically-integrated, multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S. with active operations in five high-growth cannabis markets. In each market we are known by distinct retail brand names:  ‍

  • Florida: Surterra Wellness
  • Massachusetts: NETA 
  • Texas: goodblend 
  • Pennsylvania: goodblend 
  • Nevada: The Apothecary Shoppe

Parallel is building a leading well-being company and are looking for the best, most diverse talent to join our team. We have a high-performance, inclusive, and employee-focused culture, that focuses just as much on how we do things as on what we do. We strive for the highest compliance to our laws and regulations, while finding the most efficient and innovation solutions that will benefit how we continue to serve our customers.

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