Title: Production Operator I

Classification:   Non-exempt

Salary Grade/Level/Family Range:    Negotiable, depending on experience

CANDIDATE WILL HAVE TO OBTAIN MARIJUANA ESTABLISHMENT AGENT CARD.

Job Description           

Summary/Objective

Reno Staffing is looking for a production operator for a large cannabis manufacturer in the Mustang area of Sparks.

The Production Operator is responsible for performing manufacturing work on different cannabis Manufacturing Product lines within the facility in a labor-intensive environment.  The Production Operator sets-up processes and equipment, assembles and packages finished goods, food and other consumable products.

 
  1. The Production Operator I is certified to set-up, operate, tend to/monitor, maintain and clean up to (4) processes, machines and/or equipment in the packaging area and one manufacturing area. 

Essential Functions
 
  • Operates various manufacturing and processing lines in various Manufacturing Departments including:
    • Solvent extraction systems including SCF and hydrocarbon extraction equipment, filtration/separation equipment, vacuum distillation systems/evaporators.
    • Manual to Semi-automatic manufacturing and packaging, wet and dry weigh & fill-line equipment, agitators, dispensers, liquid and solid encapsulation, compression, rolling, packaging and labeling to produce products including tinctures, lotions, capsules, vape pens and pre-rolls.
    • Commercial kitchen equipment including mixers, ovens, double-boiler/fire mixers, confectionary heating/cooling tables and other bakery/chocolatier equipment to produce, package and label infused edibles.
  • Maintain a safe work environment, actively contributing to continuous improvements. 
  • Perform weigh and dispense activities of finished product, active ingredient(s), raw materials and excipients.
  • Document all manufacturing activities consistent with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Perform manual manufacturing activities as required.
  • Maintain manufacturing and facility spaces in a clean state.
  • Maintain room and equipment logbooks.
  • Observe, monitor & record temperature, pressure and other parameters on Manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Perform minor equipment and process maintenance activities.
  • Use of Company’s Mfg Resource Planning system, Metrc and/or other regulatory mandated databases.
  • Communicate daily and effectively with the Manufacturing Manager, Supervisor and Operator peer group.
  • Maintain personal training status and records consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

      
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Competencies
 
  1. Technical Thinking and Analysis.
  2. Ethical Conduct.
  3. Communication Proficiency.
  4. Results Driven.
  5. Initiative.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for dayshift and 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. for second shift. Overtime and weekend work is usually expected.


Travel

No travel is expected for this position.




Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent required with some technical training. Previous manufacturing experience with 2 years minimum experience in a commercially licensed cannabis production/extraction facility, food manufacturing and/or packaging, pharmaceutical or other cGMP manufacturing and/or packaging, chemical processing and/or laboratory environment.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
 
  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of job responsibilities, including but not limited to good documentation practices, strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedure and Manufacturing Batch Record instructions, equipment and area hygiene and safety, cGMP gowning requirements adherence, release versus quarantine status of all manufacturing materials, general labeling requirements.
  • Accurately and precisely operate laboratory scales and other simple but precision measurement devices.
  • The ability to professionally represent in all personnel interactions including those associated with regulatory agency inspection and/or audits.
  • The ability to perform all job functions in direct compliance with written instruction.
  • The ability to quickly comprehend the set-up, operation, controls and trouble-shooting of equipment.
  • Regular and on-time attendance is mandated and is an essential function of this position.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

There is no visa or H1-B sponsorship. Must successful complete and pass background and drug screen, and live scan.

AAP/EEO Statement

Our Client provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Our Client complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Our Client expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Our Client employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


To apply please do so via this job posting. RESUME REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED. Applications without resume will not be responded to.

In person interview with client will also be required. Questions? 775-356-1137
 

Department: Manufacturing
This is a full time position

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