Cannabis Packager

Cannabis Packager
Abbie Stoeker



This Advanced Processor position is responsible for executing their daily role within the Trim department at a highly productive and efficient pace to achieve the weekly objectives.  This role is responsible for a variety of duties to organize and process the harvested plants as instructed by leadership.  This position must fulfill their role with efficient productivity and accuracy.  The Advanced Processor role must participate in their job with professionalism and safety, consistently.  The Advanced Processor will report to the Leads of Trim and Supervisor of Trim.  This role will support the Leads and Supervisor of Trim to guide other Trim department members to achieve objectives effectively.

Essential Duties


Procedures & Tasks


  • Supporting the Leads and Supervisor of Trim to guide and train Trim department members to organize and process the harvested plants.
  • Data Entry input for harvested and processed plants and harvest batches, supporting the organizing and securing of all METRC tags
  • Ensuring accurate and legible logging of a variety of spreadsheets and labels.
  • Support the communication and secure transport of plants from the Production area to Trim room to Post Trim room.
  • Operating the Bucker machinery as instructed and trained, safely.  Properly using the machinery and maintaining it.
  • Quality assurance review of product to be properly separated and processed.
  • Properly achieving Top Cut objectives to maintain quotas per harvest batch.
  • Clear understanding of workflow throughout the Trim department.
  • Take instructions and follow direction as delegated by leadership to meet daily and weekly, individual and team production and quality standards.
  • Execute the daily and weekly goals for harvesting plants in the Trim department.  Processing the plants accordingly, separating bud material product, extraction material product, and unhealthy product consistently.
  • Be prepared to change technique and instruction based on variables, R&D codes, and plant attributes.
  • Assist associates to achieve team goals, and support the Leads of Trim with instructed requests. Be prepared to support instructing and guiding Processors in the department.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment following GMP certified procedures.
  • Properly use equipment and supplies to maintain its integrity and longevity.
  • Be prepared to execute tasks within the Processing department, along with assisting towards company and facility objectives.
  • Work in a timely manner and strive to increase productivity.  Meet daily quotas.
  • Maintain a culture of professionalism.
  • Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to assisting other departments to help facilitate the additional and/or supplemental work, such as, Cure dept tasks, Packaging dept tasks, Farm dept tasks, cleaning, and light maintenance as needed throughout the facility.


Workspace and Material Maintenance

  • Supporting the Leads and Supervisor of Trim to guide and train Trim department members to maintain proper organization of the Trim room.
  • Ensure the organization and cleanliness of the Trim production area.  Ensure organization and cleanliness of the immediate work area.
  • Perform regular cleaning and maintenance on work surfaces, tools, and related equipment (scissors, 
  • table, floors etc.).
  • Contribute to instructed cleaning, sanitizing, and organization in the Trim room.
  • Participate with efficient productivity and teamwork when setting up for the day’s harvest and finishing the shift.
  • Contribute and show support to associates with a safe, well maintained, and organized work area.
  • After use of equipment or supply, follow through with cleaning and organizing SOPs.


Compliance and Reporting 

  • Follow all instructed state and federal compliance regulations.
  • Report any improper action of compliance regulations.
  • Following instructed procedures will maintain compliance and safety.  Any compliance or safety mistake or error created must be reported to the leadership of the department.


  • Reporting data input as instructed for METRC plant tags. 



  • Works under the direct supervision of the Leads of Trim and Supervisor of Trim.
  • This person will be asked to lead, guide, and train Processors in the department to assist and support the Leads of Trim and Supervisor of Trim, but they will not be asked to discipline Processors or associates.  

Job Requirement

  • This position is expected to perform duties at a highly productive and efficient pace, consistently.
  • To apply for a new position, employees must have served within this position for at least three months and be in good-standing before submitting the Grow Transfer Request form to the direct supervisor.

Working Conditions 

  • Able to use a computer and/or hand tools while sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Able to move about a typical office, manufacturing and warehouse environment. This position is part of a fast paced environment.
  • Working in proper PPE at all times of scheduled shift to sustain GMP model certification.
  • Able to kneel, bend, reach, rotate, and stoop on an intermittent to regular basis daily.
  • Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Consistent on-time attendance for all scheduled shifts.  Prepared for full 40 hour week working scheduled shifts with occasional overtime shifts to complete daily and weekly objectives.
  • Occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required.

Job Qualifications


Work Experience

  • At least three months experience in the Processor role or higher in the Processing department to apply.  Must be in good standing for the last three months at least to apply. Must pass the Advanced Processor (Trim) Test to be fully accepted in the role. 
  • One year of work experience in a related industry or work environment.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced production environment preferred. 
  • Demonstrates ability to consistently meet productivity and performance requirements. 
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates professional and respectful demeanor towards others.  Demonstrates respectful verbal and written communication capability. 
  • Knowledge and background in cannabis manufacturing preferred.
  • Must be able to secure appropriate work credentials from the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Marijuana Regulatory Agency Enforcement Division.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Proven success in the following job competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Dedicated and Productive Work Ethic
  • Respectful and Effective Communication 
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Quality, Compliant, and Safe Results
  • Willing to take Direction

Note:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.