Trim Supervisor

Trim Supervisor
peter gay



The Trim Supervisor is responsible for supporting the Trim Manager to manage all aspects of trim operations, assisting and supervising the trimming operations in the production facilities and providing leadership for a diverse team. The Trim Supervisor will assist in leading the Trim department and the team for talent development, and driving results. It is essential that the Trim Supervisor is capable of operating the department, should the Manager of Trim be absent for any length of time. Employees must be able to call upon the Trim Supervisor with work related issues that they may have.


Essential Duties and/or Responsibilities



  • Ensure the proper execution for all aspects of Trim as assigned by the Manager of Trim
  • Oversee production on the Trim floor.
  • Ensure production goals are achieved.
  • Delegate labor where needed per workflow demands / attendance.
  • Ensure daily interactions with Trim employees.
    • Providing leadership and direction.


Inventory and Reporting

  • Execute production flow according to Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Ensure all protocols are being followed.
  • Update and track all required information in the Trim logs daily.
  • Monitor and address situations which may include lost tags, minimizing bud/product loss.
    • Determine plants for extraction.


Process and Controls

  • Assist Manager of Trim to determine improvements in department processes.
    • Maximize department efficiency.
  • Assist Manager of Trim to ensure department goals are created and facilitated.
  • Determine quality of product from each day’s harvest and how it will be graded.
  • Delegate tasks to employees on a priority basis.
  • Ensure all Trim members perform assigned tasks in accordance with Delt Services and department standards.
  • Assist Trim employees and management to accomplish all tasks, quotas and goals on a daily basis.


  • Attend morning meetings with Manager of Trim to plan updates for all employees that concern daily activities and company changes.
  • Ensure communication between the department for work flow.
  • Communicate changes to Delt’s standards, protocol, and policy to Trim employees.
  • Correctly follow opening / closing protocol for the Trim department.




  • Assist with providing leadership and direction to departmental employees to ensure the effective use and management of systems. Think in terms of operational effectiveness, accessibility, security, and scalability.



Compliance and Reporting 


  • Assist to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.  


  • Assist to ensure that workflow and work procedures are documented and that appropriate controls and audits are in place to ensure data and processing integrity.


Leadership and Supervision 

  • Assist with management of employees, including hiring and developing, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining, addressing complaints and resolving employee issues.
  • Provide technical leadership and managerial direction to designated employees.  
  • Assist in establishing initial and ongoing training for employees to ensure an adequate level of understanding regarding guidelines, policies and procedures.  
    • Secure proper training for all new/incoming employees.
  • Ensure that individual and team performance meets the Company’s standards of service and quality.
  • Monitor Trim employee attendance, time off balances, time off requests, and all other attendance related procedures/processes.
  • Perform disciplinary actions as directed by Manager of Trim.
  • Perform departmental reviews as directed by Manager of Trim.
  • Provide coaching for Trim employees.
  • Work collaboratively with all Delt’s employees and business partners.
  • Assist with providing effective leadership to employees to ensure a complete understanding of and alignment to Delt’s vision, mission and values to maintain a positive work environment and a high level of morale.


Project Management 

  • Assist with Developing and managing projects, including defining project scope, resources and achieving deliverables on time and within budget.


Work Environment 

  • Adhere to all work safety requirements including but not limited to: lifting, bending, and move up and down ladders throughout shift. 
  • Perform regular cleaning and maintenance on work surfaces, tools, and related equipment to ensure the garden is well maintained.
  • Ensure cleanliness of all areas in the garden.
  • Maintain a positive attitude that creates a positive work environment.
  • Keep doors closed when not in use.
  • Wear protective clothing when working with plants.
  • Before exiting the facility remove protective clothing and ensure that there is no cannabis on your personal clothing, shoes, or hair.


Other Duties 

  • Other duties as assigned.
    • Including, but not limited to, assisting other departments to help facilitate the additional and/or supplemental work such harvesting, trimming, packaging, cleaning and light maintenance as needed throughout the facility.


  • Works under the direct supervision of the Manager of Trim.
  • Supervises and direct Trim department employees and other employees assisting in the Trim department.  


Job Qualifications


Work Experience

  • A minimum of one year of experience working in a related industry or work environment.
  • Six months to one year of experience Trimming required.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities.
  • Previous management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication capabilities.
  • Bilingual in English / Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to utilize and modify electronic documents for the trim department.
  • Able to perform essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation. 
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws relating to key areas of responsibility.
  • Must be able to secure appropriate work credentials from the Colorado Department of Revenue, MED.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Proven success in the following job competencies

  • Leadership
  • Results
  • Communication and Presentation
  • Relationship Building
  • Influencing
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Information and Technology Proficiency
  • Technical Industry and/or Profession Expertise


Working Conditions 

  • Able to use a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Able to move about a typical office, manufacturing, warehouse, or retail environment.
  • Able to perform general office managerial and administrative activities.
  • Able to lift and move up to 30 pounds occasionally.
  • Regular and on-time attendance.
  • Hours regularly exceed 40 hours per week.
  • Occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required.


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.