Senior Manager, Cultivation

Delta, BC Full-time $100000.00-$120000.00/year

Our dynamic and rapidly expanding Canadian cannabis greenhouse operation is seeking a highly experienced Senior Production Manager to lead our Cultivation team. This key role focuses on all aspects of the production process, from operating the greenhouse infrastructure, implementing organic strategies, team management and continuous improvement.

This role will work hand in hand with our Senior Manager, Greenhouse to implement IPM, Climate, Nutritional and Crop work strategies according to FVOPA organic principles, and play a pivotal role in ensuring the highest standards of quality and efficiency in our cannabis cultivation.


Execute our grow strategy:

·       Focus on, and document, consistent implementation of our processes from clone to harvest.

·       Work with our engineering and maintenance teams to ensure infrastructure is healthy and functioning as needed.

·       Execute the nutrition, irrigation and IPM programs and react appropriately to information as it comes available throughout a crop.

·       Regularly assess plant health, implement preventative measures, and troubleshoot issues as they arise.

·       Utilize expert knowledge to optimize greenhouse growing conditions, including monitoring and sharing information on environmental factors such as lighting, temperature, and humidity impacts

·       Optimize cannabis plant health and productivity by focusing on effective crop work strategies from clonal propogation through vegetative growth and flower development

Design, implement and optimize effective strategies for crop production with an attention to detail and a commitment to flower quality.

Cultivation Leadership:

·       Working with the Cultivation Labour Manager to develop and implement cultivation schedules to efficiently utilize team hours and optimize plant growth cycles.

·       Collaborate with the strategy and crop science team to create and optimize innovative and efficient growing techniques.

·       Control changes through careful trialing and present opportunities to leadership to improve yield and quality and/or reduce cost.

Team Management:

·       Work closely with the Cultivation Labour Manager to structure teams and create a culture of accountability and ownership within each compartment of the greenhouse.

·       Oversee a diverse team of 40+ individuals, including Managers, Supervisors, Team Leads, Technicians, and Operators.

·       Provide leadership, mentorship, and training to foster professional development among team members.

·       Implement effective communication strategies to ensure seamless collaboration across departments.

·       Recruit, onboard and performance manage team members.

Continuous Improvement:

·       Regularly review and analyze production metrics to identify areas for improvement and increased efficiency.

·       Collaborate with the Operations and Research teams to implement new technologies and methodologies to enhance production outcomes.

·       Stay abreast of industry trends, advancements, and regulatory changes to ensure compliance and maintain a competitive edge.


·       Bachelor's degree in Horticulture, Agriculture, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.

·       Proven experience in managing large-scale greenhouse cultivation operations, with a focus on greenhouse environment control.

·       In-depth knowledge of cannabis cultivation techniques, plant biology, and greenhouse technologies.

·       Strong leadership and team management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse workforce.

·       Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities, especially in high-pressure situations.

·       Familiarity with Canadian cannabis regulations and compliance standards.

·       Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

·       Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

·       Ability to leave your ego at the door, and work in strong collaboration with our existing team and the historic knowledge already in place.

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