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Harvest Manager

The Harvest Manager will direct workflow and lead others during harvests. The ideal candidate for this position is equally comfortable directing others and carrying out tasks themselves. They will work with the growers to inspect product during harvest for quality defects to ensure the procedures are being followed and meet specific requirements set forth by the Cultivation team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all day-to-day operation of harvest room, trim room, and dry/cure room, and direct workflow
  • Develop and write department SOPs
  • Train all employees on proper harvest and post-harvest techniques
  • Coordinate harvest schedules with guidance from Cultivation Manager to ensure a successful harvest
  • Directs the team in carrying out procedures and schedules
  • Diagnose plant health, pests, and other plant quality issues while coming up with the best solution to harvest product with pest identification assistance from Cultivation
  • Monitor and manage environmental control systems and parameters for drying and curing areas
  • Maintain open communication with management team and employees; must be able to give verbal and physical directives, provide training information, and mentor employees as necessary
  • Maintain shared documents of all harvest data including plant wet and dry weights, unusable waste for each batch, quality control concerns, and other plant metrics
  • Establish manpower requirements to meet schedules
  • Monitor and manage Harvest Tech performance, report on metrics, demonstrate accountability for department performance
  • Propose and lead in corrective actions should issues arise
  • Ensure all waste is disposed of properly
  • Ensure daily sanitation and cleaning according to company SOPs
  • Conduct required laboratory sampling and manifesting
  • Understand Illinois state law and regulations for cannabis program
  • Conduct IDOA and IL state police audits
  • Maintain constant compliance with IL state BioTrack plant and product tracking system
  • *Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 2+ years of cannabis cultivation/harvesting experience
  • Excellent knowledge of cannabis harvest techniques and cannabis pests/diseases
  • Prior experience harvesting cannabis in different environments with various techniques
  • Strong understanding of common grow room equipment and safety requirements
  • Works well in team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Maintain a culture of professionalism


Working conditions:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 30 lbs to a minimum height of 5 feet and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight
  • Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, frequently/constantly to complete tasks
  • Must be able to handle organic matter daily, able to wear PPE as appropriate (eye, face, hand, arm, head, foot, body) and able to be exposed to hot, cold, wet, or humid conditions while wearing PPE


  • Monday through Friday, first shift, and occasional weekend duties as needed

nuEra provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability or genetics. We value diversity, military service, and law enforcement experience. Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. Benefits are Available.

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