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Director of Operations

Location : Portland, OR
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : SG17
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+ years in a high-volume sales department focused on consumer goods
Required Education : College Degree, Operations Management experience
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Cannabis

Job Description :

We are seeking a Director of Operations to join us as we rapidly expand into a national brand.  We are a consumer products company with robust sales, marketing, supply chain, product development and customer service departments.




The Director of Operations is responsible for the growth and profitability of a company or organization. This role includes expense control, staff management, goods production and department supervision.  




Travel is required for this position.




This position reports directly to the C.O.O.




Core Responsibilities


      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




      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




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities




●      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


 


●      You are driven and passionate, yet humble and relatable. 


 


●      You are a natural leader who likes to play for your team




●      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 Portland or are willing to relocate


 


●      You are professional and kind


 


●      You can handle constant change and rapid growth


 


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


 


Education and Experience


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


 


●      Strong collaborator and knows how to build effective partnerships across organizations


 


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


 


●      Excellent written and verbal communication skills


 


Compensation


●      Full-time, salaried exempt employee


 


●      Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience


 


●      Benefits (Medical)


 


●      Generous PTO


 



Required Qualifications :

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


      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


      You are driven and passionate, yet humble and relatable. 


      You are a natural leader who likes to play for your team


      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 Portland or are willing to relocate


      You are professional and kind


      You can handle constant change and rapid growth


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




Education and Experience


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


      Strong collaborator and knows how to build effective partnerships across organizations


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


      Excellent written and verbal communication skills




Compensation


      Full-time, salaried exempt employee


      Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience


      Benefits (Medical)


      Generous PTO




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