💰 DOE 🗓️ Full-time 🏷️ Cultivation 📛 No license required
About our company
Eureka93 is one of the largest hemp cultivation and CBD extraction operations in North America. We are dedicated to producing the highest quality CBD products for our customers.
We are looking for an experienced Director of Agriculture, reporting to the SVP, Operations - USA, to lead the overall accountability for biomass supply chain for a large CBD processing company situated in both Montana and New Mexico, for outdoor and indoor farm operations strategy and management of our commercial-scale outdoor hemp grow operations as well as a small organic vegetable growing operation. The successful candidate will be a scientifically minded master grower with a proven history of relevant cultivation management experience, a strong technical background in plant biology, and expertise in all aspects of protected culture agriculture.
Perform and manage all aspects of growing including selection and development of genetic strains and seeds, cloning, potting and transplanting, designing and maintaining nutrient regiments, feeding plants, defoliation, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays, trimming, harvesting, drying, packaging, waste disposal and inventory management.
Direct activities throughout life-cycle, including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation, policies, budget, and other factors necessary for success.
Create and lead training program and SOPs for all cultivation personnel on plant propagation, plant care, plant harvest, and compliance.
Ensure that the Cultivation Teams across all locations are adhering to protocols and policies to ensure President’s production requirements are met.
Provide advanced technical guidance to personnel in the proper maintenance and care of mothers and propagations.
Responsible for delivering key performance indicators (yield, inventory management, quality, safety, etc.) to company standards.
Maintain exceptional attention to detail to achieve consistently high quality and yield.
Oversee farms, including managing budget, cost, performing general administrative duties, and purchasing materials as needed.
Recognize potential problems and execute correction measures.
Manage data collection for accuracy and ensure all tracking is compliant with government regulations.
Manage plant scheduling and organization to precise project all garden needs on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
Catalogue and analyze each individual strain from clone to flower to harvesting.
Generate and maintain accurate Good Production Practices (GPP)documents.
Help create all documents and associated responsibilities as they pertain to the receiving of raw materials, propagation, sowing, growing, drying, harvesting, packaging, storage, picking, destroying, shipping and distribution of the CBD cannabis.
Collaborate with the Director of The operation, to assure proper strain, inventory and production management.
Assist government regulators and auditors with inspections and audits of facility, operations, inventory, sales and regulatory compliance.
Additional duties as assigned by the SVP, Operations.
Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agriculture, biology or related field. Advanced degree strongly preferred.
Minimum of 7 years’ experience managing product, staff and resources in a commercial greenhouse or agricultural operation at the senior level.
Extensive knowledge of Cannabis lifecycle cultivation, including best practices from growing, fertigation, and IPM application.
Knowledge of local, state and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation.
Extensive knowledge in the environment, health and safety standards in agricultural operations required.
Demonstrated ability to achieve production objectives in terms of volume, product mix, cost and quality.
Knowledge of GMP guidelines.
Results-oriented individual with the ability to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines.
Ability to work with technical experts, farmers, to identify and evolve best practice that can be implemented into operations.
Organized with a strong work ethic and a team-oriented positive attitude.