Cannabis Production Assistant (Full & Part Time Available) – Highlite Staffing LLC – Kansas City, MO

Must be 21+ Years of Age (no exceptions)

Highlite Staffing is a cannabis industry specific staffing agency that identifies and employs cannabis career enthusiasts. We also continue to build our roster of candidates with mid to upper-level experience to help them find permanent placement with our customers who have licensed facilities across the country.

Our mission is to assist our employees in jumpstarting their dream endeavors by providing them with the necessary experience to be bought out directly by the licensed facilities who employ Highlite Staffing to provide entry level assistance in their licensed marijuana establishments. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Highlite Staffing will continue to aggressively expand into other legal markets establishing ourselves as the leading national cannabis staffing agency. Our passion is what drives us, our professional delivery of services and genuine care for the advancement of our employees is what makes us successful.

The Packaging Associate ($11-$13 per hour)

Job Summary: will be responsible for safely and effectively preparing, filling, packaging and labeling our food safe medical cannabis oils, edibles, and liquids for ingestion, inhalation, solid dose and topical applications. This position will also be responsible for maintaining production and packaging equipment.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage daily lab tasks with Packaging Supervisor

Properly set up and operate filling, edible and solid dose manufacturing, packaging, and labeling equipment

Follow manufacturer’s instructions and Company SOPs to sanitize production area and equipment

Maintain accurate documentation of all related data in tracking software

Prepare plant material for extraction (packing material socks) and accurately documenting related data

Efficiently fill, package, and label products in compliance with Holistic SOPs and all applicable manufacturing procedures

Set up, break down, and sanitize packaging area as needed and in compliance with Company SOPs

Assist with general laboratory tasks including, but not limited to, winterization, filtering, ethanol extraction and rotary evaporation

Perform in-process and post-process sample acquisitions according to protocols or batch records

Support new product lines and process development as needed

Clean and sanitize packaging and laboratory areas and equipment

Assist in monitoring and managing all related processing equipment supplies and inventory

As needed, work in other areas of the facility including manufacturing, harvesting, and/or drying and weighing

Ensure compliance and accuracy involving all product tracking, product security, and product movement procedures

Participate in training future new team members as necessary

Any other reasonable request from any member of management

Physical Requirements of the Job: VERY LABOR INTENSIVE. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 75 pounds (125 pounds with assistance), may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Moderate to loud exposure to noise level.

About You:
Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a background check – certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state medical marijuana licensing regulations.

One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. We recommend Cannabis Community College for the required state compliance & technical training ( but we accept all state approved responsible vendors.

Required Knowledge and Skills:
Basic math skills

Ability to perform repetitive tasks for extended periods of time, e.g., operating filling and/or packing equipment

Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, database management, spreadsheet applications and email.

Must maintain current knowledge of and adhere to all policy and regulations of the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) and Department of Public Health and Environment (DPHE)

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees

Highly detail oriented and organized

Effective communication skills

Demonstrate responsibility, accountability, and dependability toward assigned tasks and duties

Strong work ethic and sound judgment

PLEASE NOTE: An Offer of Employment letter from Highlite Staffing is provisional and does not guarantee employment. You must pass your background check (provided by a 3 rd party approved by the state), be approved for your state issued agent card (when required by the state) and Highlite Staffing must have a secured contract with a licensed facility who acknowledges that you are approved to work at their location. Depending on your market, this can take anywhere from 1 week up to several months to complete. Once you submit your application, the HR Manager in your market will reach out with specific details on your state.

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Equal Opportunity
Highlite Staffing LLC is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer ZOOM video interviews to keep you and our staff safe during this pandemic!

Depending on site-specific Federal, State, and County requirements, future Highlite Staffing employees may be asked to participate in COVID-19 testing procedures as a condition of employment.

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