Cannabis Kitchen Production Associate - Valhalla Confections

The Apothecarium
Full Time
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
$22.75 - $25.25 an hour
Posted 16 days ago
Job description

About Valhalla

Valhalla Confections was co-founded in California in 2014 and rapidly gained popularity as one of the most consistently dosed, best tasting and fast acting gummies on the market. Valhalla Confections are handcrafted by our talented staff in NEvada, California and New Mexico. With multiple flavor varieties, our great tasting, long lasting gummy are dosed precisely to have the same effect every time.

Work Environment & Culture

Valhalla has carefully cultivated a work environment in which our team members are always challenged to grow personally and professionally. Our company is determinedly progressive, creative and intelligent. We nurture these qualities by employing people who share our passion for medical and recreational cannabis, innovation, and active participation in the communities we serve.

Our company culture is unique, distinguished by an uncommon blend of courtesy, compassion, and intellectual energy. We seek those who can bring diverse life experiences and inspired ideas to our work and neighbors who count on us. We raise our bar high at Valhalla to set the example of what a cannabis business should be.

About This Role

The Production Associate is motivated, reliable, honest, hardworking, and takes pride in the quality of their work. The packaging associate will be responsible for crafting quality THC infused edibles, maintaining equipment, packaging product and adhering to all California State Regulations

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 21 years

  • Able to stand for 8 plus hours

  • Able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs.

  • Able to accurately calculate THC content formulations.

  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail

  • Strong attention to detail; able to consistently follow directions, standards and recipes

  • Ability to implement processes resulting in satisfactory audit practices

  • Strong decision-making skills

  • Able to work in an environment that may contain strong odors

  • Prior food preparation experience (Preferred) Required

  • Minimum age of 21 years

  • 2-4 years of clerical experience and/or 1 year of Inventory experience

  • Outstanding organizational skills

  • Attention to detail.

  • Able to work 40 hours a week

  • Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Google Interface

  • Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations if needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some college

  • Cooking Experience

  • METRC Experience

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proper labeling of batches/units, packages, boxes, etc to ensures accuracy and state requirements are met

  • Employees must adhere to all operational standards and guidelines, including food quality and safety, individual and team safety, as well as cleanliness and sanitation.

  • Must follow previously established SOP’s for cooking all products manufactured in the kitchen.

  • Assemble, maintain, clean and store cooking equipment for daily business

  • Package, label and organize cannabis edibles for distribution

  • Work alongside fellow kitchen crew to meet daily goals

  • Label everything according to the batch ticket assigned

  • Daily reporting of waste/spoilage/theft.

  • Record Keeping - Digitally & Physically

  • Must adhere to all Company policies and procedures

  • Keep assigned areas clean

  • Various office tasks.

  • Flexibility in an ever-changing regulatory landscape.

  • Ongoing education and training from multiple State entities.

Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

Additional Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environmen

  • Work under stressful conditions, as well as irregular hours, may be required. Exposure to toxic substances and other conditions common to cannabis production, cultivation may be routinely encountered.

  • Employee works in a production environment at Valhalla and must be capable of adhering to full Personal Protective Equipment guidelines per OSHA and SFPHD requirements, to maintain a safe and sterile environment (i.e. hair net, face mask, gloves, lab coat, foot booties, etc.)

Physical Requirement

  • Stand constantly

  • Walk frequently

  • Stoop occasionally

  • Talk or hear constantly

  • Climb stairs frequently

  • Reach and twist/turn with hands and arms

  • Climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive Rate of Pay

  • Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision)

  • Paid vacation

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for personnel so classified.

Valhalla is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Valhalla is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability, citizenship or veteran status.

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