Lead Harvest Technician

Curaleaf   Mount Dora, FL   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on January 10, 2023
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Summary: The Lead Harvest Associate is responsible for organizing resources and leading the harvest operation, drying and curing cannabis, cleaning and sanitizing dry rooms, maintaining and cleaning equipment, performing daily environmental checks, flipping bays, debucking plants, collecting terpenes and collecting samples for 3rd party testing. The Lead Harvest Associate will manage and have 5 to 6 Harvest Associate direct reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Always wear appropriate PPE and follow all GMP guidelines
Train Staff of standard operating procedures and maintain training records
Harvest terpenes, accurately remove flower from Biotrack and records results of terpene extraction. terpene
Maintain departmental metrics
Monitor processes and ensure proper documentation of all room care logs, batch information and moisture levels. Ensure harvest wet and dry weights are accurate.
Record Harvest weights in Biotrack and create PO’s for product transfer in Biotrack THC.
Ensure routine temperature and humidity checks are complete and record on environmental log; report any conditions that are “out of spec” to management
Identify plants/racks with pest pressure or seeds and segregate from clean materials and place in the appropriate dry rooms
Ensure postharvest plant material is properly handled for drying and/or curing and that material is distributed evenly on baker’s rack shelves for drying or hang plants for curing
Check moisture levels of each discrete harvest each day and record those results on the appropriate forms
Place dried/cured flower into appropriate containers, ensure the proper number of humidity control packets are in the container and burp and gently mix each day
Clean all work areas, materials and equipment including trimmers, bins, barrels, racks
Prepare work areas for a Harvest including but not limited to bucking stations, bins and stickers out, emptying the bays of tables and setting up trimmers
Assist in Flipping plants from veg to flower rooms
Clean and sanitize harvest area, dry rooms including all equipment and baker’s racks with approved cleaning solutions and disinfectants.
Monitor Flower moisture and ensure that the moisture is between 12-14% for flower sent to packaging and 10 % or less for flower sent for extraction.
Operate, maintain and clean equipment such as trimmers and speed drying ovens so that they remain in optimal operating condition.
Assist the harvest team in debucking, flipping and room sanitization when necessary
Perform other duties as directed by management
Competencies - - - - - - - - - - - -

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses Personal protective equipment (PPE) to safely operate manufacturing equipment, use chemicals, and other materials.
Citizenship – Exhibits respect for coworkers, is considerate of the opinions of others, Does not engage in disruptive behaviors in the workplace.
Analytical – Able to understand data trends and graphs when presented in an organized format
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy, completeness and thoroughness in work performed and all associated documentation. Follows cGMP guidelines and works with the management team to improve and promote quality. Must be detail oriented.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Truthful and honest; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to additional hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person when production plans are in danger of not being met.
Teamwork - Balances individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and/or negative situations; Listens and seeks clarification when instructions are not understood; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets personal workplace goals and objectives; Organizes work area to be efficient; Develops and adapts to alternative work plans as the situation dictates.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Qualifications to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Ability to perform every aspect of the Dry Room and Harvest team’s duties and work within a team to accomplish production goals. Ability to operate, maintain and preform basic repairs to harvest machinery and equipment. Work with a high level of independence and integrity.
Education and/or Experience - - - - - - - - - - - -

High School Diploma and/or one to two years of work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills - - - - - - - - - - -

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively to team members and to management.

Mathematical Skills - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

Reasoning Ability - - - - - - - - - - -

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must be able to:

stand or be on their feet for long periods of time (10 hours)
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Possess clear close vision to be able to read gages, instrument panels and computer screens.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Mount Dora , FL