Compliance Director - MI

Wise Guys FarmsView state requirements in Michigan
Job Posted
Aug 19, 2021
Employment Type
Company & Role Overview


Accountable for company-wide compliance with all state and local regulations and responsible for internal audit functions across all cultivation, processing and upcoming dispensary locations in Michigan; design, implement and evaluate compliance related policies, procedures and programs and assist in the formulation of compliance-related goals and objectives for the company. Valid driver license

About Wise Guys Farms

Wise Guys Farms is a Mid-Michigan company started by founders that have decades worth of cultivation experience focused on producing Michigan's best outdoor and greenhouse flower.

Role Requirements


Design and implement written compliance programs as warranted throughout the enterprise to ensure compliance with numerous state and municipal cannabis program rules and regulations

Maintain all policies and procedures; make updates and/or changes which may result from business changes/updates and root cause analyses performed on findings from both internal and external audits to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct

Prepare documentation to send to regulatory agencies for license renewals and other compliance-related reporting Send regular reminders for recurring operational inspections, reports to government agencies and renewal of cannabis licenses/registrations/permits to confirm all compliance deadlines are met

Monitor database records within Canix and/or METRC to ensure accuracy and proper implementation of company compliance protocols

Conduct routine regulatory internal compliance audits as well as prepare the team for external audits (when identified by the regulatory agency) of the business

Confirm that all new packaging and labeling is compliant prior to printing and distribution Organize electronically and maintain all compliance documents using the company's internal document control system

Investigate and resolve compliance related concerns, issues or violations; collaborate with management to compile protocol revisions to avoid recurring issues in the future

Set deadlines to ensure completion of operational compliance initiatives

Prepare monthly compliance status reports for the CEO and President

Develop, implement and manage compliance related training programs

Develop expertise in Michigan cannabis laws and regulations and continually learn about new policies set by Michigan's Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA)

Perform inventory-related tasks including: Monitor facility managers as they perform company-wide inventory of plants and processed material Monitor inventory losses and assist in developing processes and procedures to reduce loss in all departments Ensure full inventory is completed at all facilities; investigate and resolve any inventory discrepancies Ensure inventory reporting within METRC and Canix is accurate Review all inventory reports and files Coordinate internal audits as necessary Maintain bottom-line responsibility for department operations Provide leadership, management and accountability for the department Establish and maintain productive working relationships with people inside the organization and outside the organization, including Michigan's Marijuana Regulatory Agency

Demonstrated problem-solving skills; ability to predict and/or identify and drive problems/issues to resolution in partnership with stakeholders

Excellent people and communication skills (verbal and written); ability to successfully explain complex matters and provide persuasive support for positions with internal stakeholders, outside partners and to communicate with all levels of the organization

Ability to successfully manage a high-volume workload with tight deadlines

Detail-oriented and ability to adapt to changing demands and priorities

Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret rapidly developing/changing regulations and translate them into SOP's and organizational policies

Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to operate with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

Ability to pass an MRA-required background check

Leadership skills including comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching, teaching and counseling, ability to inspire and build confidence in others and forge alliances and garner support

Physical Requirements

No information provided.


3+ years of experience with compliance or human resources, preferably in a regulated industry such as alcohol, tobacco or manufacturing preferred

21 years of age or olde


Bachelor's degree required