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Director of Operations

Location : Eugene, OR
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : SG12
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Cannabis

Job Description :

We are seeking a Director of Operations to assist us in a new phase of growth for the company.  We are expanding rapidly into a national brand, and we need a Director of Operations to help manage the daily operations of the company.  We are a consumer products company, and our company has a heavy emphasis on, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, New product development, and Customer Service. 

This is a senior role in the company and will report directly to the C.O.O.

As a fast-moving startup, we value people who can take on whatever comes their way, figure it out, and get it done. But these are the typical responsibilities:

Day to day activities

      Mentor and guide departments to maximize efficiency and quality of work

      Create strategies to improve the efficiencies between Supply Chain, Production (3rd party), Sales Operations, Marketing, Accounting and HR

      Work with COO managing strategic projects and planning, including strategies for future growth and scale

      Address company policy violations and work in conjunction with HR and direct managers to administer disciplinary action

      Approve/deny internal costs and reimbursements; i.e. employee engagement and development, lunches, etc

      Audit business SOPs and practices to identify areas to improve operational efficiencies

      Designing & implementing smooth operational systems to manage growth/scale

      Including metrics to evaluate business growth and employee performances

      Developing and implementing guidelines for employee evaluations, recruitment and promotion

      Maintaining and managing departmental budgets and expense oversight

      Maintain compliance with all city, county, state and federal regulations and laws

      Conflict management throughout all levels of the organization.

      Manage executive and leadership team meetings

      Account management support of the Sales and Field Operations team

      Cultivate productive/healthy work culture

Required Qualifications :


      Effective solutions-based attitude and management style

      Strong ability to multitask and work through constant interruption

      Strong project management skills and experience

      Highly organized and meticulous

      Ability to handle high-stress situations

      Team-oriented and collaborative with a positive attitude

      Comfortable in a start-up environment - willingness and interest to roll up sleeves to do whatever it takes to get stuff done

      Strong verbal and written communications skills

      Proficient in all Office Suites (Google, Microsoft Office)

      Proven experience in creating systems and processes

      Ability and willingness to travel and work weekends when needed


What makes you the right person?

      You are driven and passionate, yet humble and relatable. 

      You are a natural leader and also a team player.

      You align with our mission.

      You are a self-starter and don’t require micromanagement.

      You aren’t afraid of aggressive goals and you can lead your team to victory.

      You are a believer in the healing power of cannabis and hemp. 

      You live in Eugene, or are willing to relocate.

      You are professional and kind.

      You are able to handle constant change and rapid growth. 

We are looking for a person who is...

      Experienced and proven in Operations Management- Ideally with 5+ years in a high volume sales department focused on consumer goods. 

      Strong collaborator and knows how to build effective partnerships across organizations

      Operationally focused, with an ability to see a strategy through to success, leading teams through execution by using planning, metrics, and organizational structures

      Experience in fast-paced and unstructured startup environments is a plus

      Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Position Specifics:

      Full time

      Salary DOE


      Generous PTO

      Located in Eugene

      Some travel required

      Equal Opportunity Employer

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