Production Lead

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Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Production Lead is an exciting opportunity to join a creative and fast-moving industry based out of our Kelowna facility. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to lead a small team of individuals, be trained in all areas of responsibility, and perform duties in a highly regulated industry utilizing the appropriate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines.

Shift Schedules:

Night Shift 4:00pm – 2:30am (Monday – Thursday)

Day Shift 6:00am – 4:30pm (Monday – Thursday)

Weekend Shift 7:00am – 7:00pm (Friday – Sunday)

DUTIES:

  • Communicate with the Supervisor and Supervisory Alternate to address production and performance issues and training requirements
  • Responsible for monitoring the team’s production targets/deadlines, daily performance and time management
  • Follow standardized work procedures and adhere to safe work practices
  • Remain up to date on all SOPs and maintain documentation required for compliance
  • Maintain and troubleshoot equipment as required
  • Support new employees with on job training and provide mentorship
  • High level of attention to detail while meeting strict timelines and production practices
  • Work independently under limited supervision or in a team environment
  • Provide performance feedback on team members to the supervisor and partake in employee evaluations
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Supervisory Alternate

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school education required
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Excellent leadership qualities, with a proven ability to train employees, set and achieve goals and expectations working with up to 10 staff
  • High level of personal integrity with quality assurance being a primary focus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills must be detail oriented
  • Able to trouble shoot problems while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Able to lift 30 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Able to successfully complete satisfactory criminal record check

If your experience and skill set aligns with the above please submit your resume to careers@thevalenscompany.com with subject line ‘Production Lead Application’

We offer a welcoming and friendly space for BIPOC & LGBTQ+ applicants.

ABOUT THE VALENS COMPANY

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit http://thevalenscompany.com. The Company’s investor deck can be found specifically at http://thevalenscompany.com/investors/


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