💰 $85,000 to $125,000 Annually DOE 🗓️ Full-time 🏷️ Other 📛 No license required
About our company
Rancho Tissue Technologies is known worldwide for our vigorous, disease-free crops. At Rancho Tissue Technologies we expertly blend technology and true innovation to produce the finest tissue-cultured, custom-propagated plants, food crops, and medicinal plants in the world.
As one of the largest producers of tissue culture in the world and the largest succulent tissue culture producer in the U.S.A., we grow up to 4 million plants per year in our state-of-the-art, environmentally controlled laboratory and greenhouses. Led by Heather Hunter May and directed by Susana Vanzie-Canton, our team of expert international researchers and scientists has been producing an exceptional range of plants for over 32 years.
The tissue culture lab manager is responsible for staffing and training as well as all crop production management. The successful candidate has a strong background in all aspects of tissue culture and has managed and led a team in a tissue culture lab.
Implement and oversee production of cannabis varieties to meet scheduled delivery timelines, this is to also include initiation of new varieties.
Maintain material transfer and chain of custody protocols, tracking varietal inventory, ensuring regulatory compliance.
Deliver weekly communication updates to management and customers.
Manage and track inventory and ordering
Manage related equipment and related service schedules for lab equipment including autoclaves, hoods, and other equipment
Continuous direction of processes and management methods to generate optimum facility performance, smooth workflow, appropriates yields and efficiencies of technicians
Maintain a safe working environment for all production employees.
Maintain a high standard of quality and customer satisfaction with order fulfillment.
Supervise tissue culture production employees.
Education: at least a BS/MS in Horticulture, plant biology, botany, Biology, Plant Science., or in a related field.
Preferred Experience: 5-7 years related experience in tissue culture lab.
Detailed oriented, organized, proficient in the documentation of protocols and inventory management.
6 plus years of increasingly responsible management experience
Excellent verbal and written communication
Complex problem solving
Team player, excellent communication skills, management experience
Ability to work effectively and in a cohesive team atmosphere with all areas
Must be able to work in a safety aware environment
Ability to work independently
Strong attention to detail
Maintain a culture of professionalism
Comply with all company policies including confidentiality and non-disclosure