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Operations Manager sought by Solstice in Seattle

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Operations Manager sought by Solstice in Seattle

At Solstice, the Operations Manager is responsible for coordinating with the Director of Operations to update, manage, and execute a comprehensive manufacturing plan.

This position asks for a consistently positive, friendly, and assertive manner with partners, regulators, retailers, leadership, and the Solstice team.

An organization in our type of growth mode needs to have exceptional human resources to help support a quick-paced, and sometimes chaotic, start-up environment.

Operations Manager Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • All aspects of managing and executing the manufacturing plan to meet specific timelines on a daily, weekly, and monthly horizon including, but not limited to:
  • Coordinate pre-setup of work stations every day before workers arrive to ensure smooth and immediate transition into work tasks
  • Responsible for data collection, tracking and reporting to the DOO
  • Weekly labor and task efficiency reports and forward looking labor schedules
  • Daily task management and resolution of day to day issues/problems that may arise, pulling in the DOO or other Directors as needed
  • Oversee
  • Order Fulfillment,
  • Finished Goods Packaging
  • Raw Materials, Bulk Materials, and Finished Goods Inventory
  • Lab/Concentrates
  • Key point of communication with Sales and Production departments
  • Work with Order Fulfillment to schedule and expedite all outbound/inbound deliveries using efficient and cost-effective route creation
  • Ensure accurate and timely sales menu, bulk and finished goods inventory, and data collection to assist the DOO in review and analysis
  • Work with line level employees and Leads to solicit ideas on how to update/improve processes to be incorporated into the Solstice Way
  • Assist the DOO in management of department budget
  • Quarterly and at year-end review of department specific sections of Solstice Way to ensure accurate, working with the DOO to make updates as required
  • Monitor and manage hard goods inventory and work with the DOO and Finance department to ensure adequate supply line
  • Work with Facilities Manager to ensure any issues (equipment, environment, etc.) are immediately communicated, in addition to working to coordinate projects (priority, timelines, etc.) and business as usual maintenance and waste
  • Work with Sales to continuously advance how Operations can assist and improve Sales operations – using Sales Operations Coordinator (SOC) as key point of contact
  • Monitor and maintain work areas in accordance with relevant regulations and safety codes, compliance (WSLCB)
  • Maintain department ascetics and functionality
  • Team management and development, including, but not limited to:
  • Development, task standards and expectations, training plan for new tasks and cross training, issue resolution (performance working with DOO, intrapersonal working with Human Resources)
  • Accountability against performance standards
  • Develop Lead and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)
  • Coordinating with DOO and Human Resources to facilitate any hiring, termination, employee issues
  • Comprehensive onboarding and training of all employees

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years related experience
  • Excellent communication skills, articulate with strong public speaking ability / experience and excellent writing skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills and knowledge of Google Suite
  • Basic knowledge of cannabis and current market conditions in Washington preferred
  • Ability to work extended hours and non-traditional schedule as required
  • Ability to work in and thrive in a sometimes chaotic startup environment

Physical Requirements / Other:

  • Must be able to drive a car, van, truck, and travel via plane or train; lift up to 50 pounds
  • Environment will consist of office, indoor grow production, warehouse or distribution environment, as well as out-door elements on a frequent basis
  • Must be able to stand, walk, sit; use hands or finger to, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear
  • Must have close vision, distant vision, ability to adjust focus, peripheral and color vision


We offer a competitive package that rewards strong performance and is results focused. In addition, there will be objectives and milestones mapped with growth factors that quantify the potential income earned each fiscal year.

Job Type: Full-time


  • management: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

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