Lead Production Technician

Curaleaf | Lexington, KY, United States

Posted Date 6/22/2022


Multifaceted key member of operations team responsible for overall line performance. Manage and lead a team of 2 to 3 Production Technicians.  Utilizes deep process knowledge and site resources to efficiently operate a broad array processing and packaging equipment. Choreographs production, preventative maintenance, sanitation, process control and inventory control.

Reports to:  Senior Operations Manager


  • Trains, mentors, and coaches all Production Technicians to ensure a cohesive team.
  • The Production Lead will supervise and manage a Team of 2 to 3 Production Technicians
  • Effectively operates all production and packaging equipment to company specifications while producing a quality product.
  • Understands sanitation principles and responsible for safe use of cleaning agents.
  • Completes all required Batch Production Records in compliance with company policy and federal regulation.
  • Executes changeovers with precision to minimize machinery downtime.
  • Maintains accurate inventory levels of components, dietary ingredients, and finished good through use of ERP system.

Qualification ATTRIBUTES & Skills Requirements:

  • Experience as a Lead or Supervisor for a team/staff of 2 to 3 Technicians.
  • 3-5 years of relevant CPG experience in production, packaging and processing equipment.
  • Mechanically inclined, able to troubleshoot and operate various types of machinery.
  • Able to troubleshoot PLC, VFD, labelers, and high-speed automated lines.
  • Good math and communication skills.
  • Dietary Supplement experience desired.
  • MS Office Products Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Highly organized, disciplined with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with the team, strong interpersonal skills.
  • High personal standards, reliable and energetic team player with positive attitude and solid work ethic.
  • Self-starter with the superb problem-solving skills, desire and ability to continuously learn new things.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to periodically lift up to 50 lbs.

Candidates will be subject to a background check per state cannabis regulations. Candidates should be prepared to adapt to frequent/last minute adjustments to daily schedules, give special attention to detail, documentation and organization.

Curaleaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Share this job