Delta 9 Bio-Tech Inc. Vice President, Operations Full Time in Winnipeg, MB

Delta 9 Bio-Tech Inc.

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Vice President, Operations
Winnipeg, MB

Lead and coach a team to drive high performance and employee engagement, including the involvement in recruitment and retention strategies….

Delta 9 Bio-Tech Inc. is looking for a Vice President of Operations to join our team. As a Winnipeg based, federally licensed producer of cannabis. Delta 9 is a Manitoba leader in the industry with a dynamic and “growing” work environment.

Position Summary: The Vice President of Operations will provide strategic and operations leadership to the Company, working closely with other members of the Management Team to ensure the achievement of long term goals and the effective functioning of daily operational activities.

The successful candidate will develop and execute an integrated strategy related to current and future needs including distribution systems that deliver high quality products to meet customers’ needs in an industry-leading organization. The Vice President of Operations will play a strategic leadership role while also ensuring the company’s daily operational activities run smoothly and effectively.

The Role:

  • Responsible and accountable for the effective and efficient operation of the Company’s production operations.
  • Responsible for identification and implementation of production systems best practices regarding the effective use of company assets; ensure the development of systems and procedures for operating and managing physical facilities, staff resources and equipment in a profitable manner.
  • Provide direction and leadership to all operational teams with direct reporting lines to Department Managers in the areas of Pod Manufacturing and Fabrication, Hydroponic Fabrication and Set-Up, Purchasing, Inventory Management, Quality Assurance, Logistics, Production and Processing.
  • Oversee the supply chain from purchase order to delivery, including order fulfillment, shipping & receiving and Inventory Management.
  • Participate with senior management of other departments in the development and formulation of short and long-range goal setting, policies, programs and objectives related to operations.
  • Maintain awareness of and implement new industry technologies to increase efficiency, quality, and profitability.
  • Ensure quality assurance systems and procedures are implemented and followed throughout all operational processes.
  • Lead and coach a team to drive high performance and employee engagement, including the involvement in recruitment and retention strategies.
  • Provide a safe and healthy environment for employees.
  • Develop and encourage a strong culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensure logistics operations and administrative support meet prescribed productivity and service goals.
  • Develop annual operating budgets and ensure adequate controls are in place to deliver on required service levels, operational performance and organizational goals within prescribed cost, revenue and profit parameters.
  • Develop competitive strategies and evaluate, adjust or redraft plans and programs ensuring thorough communication of imperatives and action items to the team.
  • Ensure the creation of Standard Operating Procedures within all areas of responsibility, as required based on best operational practices

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years prior management experience in a production environment with a minimum of 5 years at the leadership level. Prior experience in a hydroponic production environment would be an asset.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in engineering, business or other related field.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and processes would be an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to lead at a senior management level including teams of employees.
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, motivational, analytical problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of logistics and expediting.
  • Office software skills, ERP systems; budgeting and planning.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of business operations from strategy development to its tactical execution.
  • Ability to build cross-departmental partnerships and lead change initiatives.
  • Must have working knowledge of facilities equipment, operations and management.
  • Experience with developing and monitoring production strategies and key performance data.
  • Knowledge of budget development and P&L for all operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

If you meet the above qualifications and have the desire to work in a dynamic and growing industry, you are encouraged to provide your resume, in confidence to:

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • management: 8 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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