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Material Handling Lead at East Fork Cultivars - 9735

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Material Handling Lead
East Fork Cultivars
97523 Takilma , OR ,
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East Fork is seeking a talented, passionate and self-directed Material Handling Lead to join our team.

East Fork Cultivars is a farm-focused cannabis and hemp company, with headquarters in the picturesque Illinois River Valley in Takilma, Oregon, and a satellite office in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 2015, East Fork strives to develop and preserve sustainable, sun-grown farming methods in order to produce high-quality, genetically diverse, CBD-rich cultivars while maintaining a resolute commitment to environmental responsibility, science-based education, and social justice.


The Material Handling Lead is a key leader that helps keep the farm running smoothly. The position includes responsibilities focused on material handling, crew leadership, order fulfillment, process improvement, inventory tracking and labeling, workplace safety, and plays an important role in modeling and encouraging a positive and productive workplace. Working directly with other Team Leads, the Material Handling Lead is also responsible for crew scheduling, task delegation, team performance reviews, and general organizational strategy.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

-Serve as Team Lead for Material Handling Team
-Coach team members to meet performance and behavioral expectations
-Coordinate with other Team Leads to outline farm tasks/goals on a daily and weekly basis
-Lead daily morning huddles with Material Handling Team to outline tasks for day
-Maintain project management tools including Trello boards and white boards to organize work
-Set workplace expectations and empower crewmembers
-Help manage crewmember work schedules
-Manage a pool of seasonal temporary crewmembers
-Conduct performance reviews of team members
-Help to manage seed-to-sale inventory tracking system
-Help monitor all state-required signage and on-site regulatory requirements
-Maintain records necessary for regulatory, certification, and business needs
-Monitor and address cleanliness and organization of the facility
-Coordinate with Team Leads to properly open and close facility each day
-Create and update SOPs to streamline repetitive tasks and farm processes

Education & Experience: 

-3+ years relevant professional experience
-Must be 21 years of age and have a valid OLCC Marijuana Handlers Permit
-Strong communication skills and a healthy sense of humor
-Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
-Ability to perform physical farm labor
-Ability to learn and use relevant software, including: Metrc (Oregon’s seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system), Zoho CRM, G Suite, Slack, Trello

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