Kitchen Associate 2 - Batch Cook

4Front Ventures   Los Angeles, CA   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on September 7, 2022
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The Kitchen Associate II handles supporting and helping the Kitchen Supervisor(s) and Manager in all aspects of cannabis edible production and preparation within the department. This position will handle manufacturing large-scale batches of high-quality edible products that are infused with cannabis. Priorities include proper preparation of ingredients and operation of large-scale industrial confection cooking, depositing, wrapping, and boxing line, and keeping all kitchen supplies and equipment cleaned and sanitized.
Someone who enjoys a dynamic workday with opportunities for collaboration.
An inherent people person who can function as a professional brand representative.
An initiative-taking team player who asks questions and collaborates to gain expertise and assist the team.
Has a keen eye for details, differences and changes. Looks closely.
21+ and currently residing in the US
Follow all procedures according to local and state regulations and company policies
Maintaining operational excellence at all workstations/areas
Ensure that all safety protocols and procedures are followed
Perform all opening and closing duties as required/assigned
Adapt to all changes in business needs and product flow
Promote a respectful work environment in daily actions with fellow employees and job tasks as the #1 priority
Follow reasonable instructions from the leadership team showing flexibility with all delegated tasks
Contribute to the team morale by ensuring the highest level of engagement is consistently applied
Adhere to industry standards and waste disposal procedures set forth by regulatory agencies
Prepare a variety of edibles by prepping bulk ingredients and operating an industrial confection cooking line
Ensure all products are high quality and troubleshoot any quality problems on equipment
Utilize various machinery including large-scale industrial cooking, depositing, wrapping, and boxing line
Follow proper storage procedures as specified by the Health Department and company guidelines
Complete all defined product lists following production deadlines and keep efficiency and productivity
Monitor levels and quality of all products in the department including non-medicated goods and raw materials
Help with packaging and labeling of produced goods
Ensure all kitchen areas, equipment, and tools including floors, walls, work tables, refrigerators, prep surfaces, machinery, and bins are kept clean, sanitized, and organized
Help in other duties as assigned to ensure the team, department, and company division maintain success
Maintenance supervisors, manager
Packaging supervisor, manager
Auto pack supervisor, manager
Logistics associates
Kitchen Sr Manager
Director of Production
Hands-on cooking material
This is a hands-on, cannabis production and manufacturing.
You will be working in an indoor production, warehouse-like environment.
Rooms are industrially lit and feature heavy machinery sounds at times.
Kneeling, squatting, lifting, bending, walking, pivoting, and standing are all expected activities.
Expect to lift up to 30lbs.
Organization, systems management and integrity
Willing to ask questions to gain the necessary expertise
Adaptability in the face of changing needs of the business
Commitment to team’s success; flexible, friendly, and self-aware
Kitchen / Food Preparation Experience, 1+ years (required)
Large-Scale Candy Manufacturing / Production Experience, 1+ years (required)
Cannabis Industry Experience (preferred)
Basic Math, Organizational, and Computer Skills
Must have High School Diploma or GED
Must be 21+
We are building a hard-working, diverse team that is excited to be a part of the evolving cannabis industry. Our team values a friendly, vibrant, and enthusiastic workplace. 4Front Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Benefits of working with us include:
Employee Discounts (one of the highest in the industry)
Health, Vision, Dental Benefits (company paid at 80%)
Sick Pay/PTO Accrual
Parental/Maternity Leave
Employee Assistance Program
Holiday Pay (if required to work on select days)
Career Development
Advancement Opportunities
*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

4Front Ventures

Los Angeles , CA