National Director of Manufacturing Jushi



We identify, evaluate, and acquire U.S.-based cannabis operations within each state to vertically integrate, produce, and distribute medical-grade cannabis formulations in the United States offering patients and customers premium, high-grade cannabis and related products.



(Candidate must reside in one of the listed states: VA, PA, MA, OH, CO, OR FL)

The National Director of Manufacturing will be responsible for assisting the VP of Manufacturing with planning and overseeing manufacturing within the company. This role will be responsible for aligning corporate directives and initiatives, ensuring the required level of quality, safety, and service is achieved by holding the staff accountable. The National Director of Manufacturing will assist in facility design, equipment selection, scientific development, product formulation, identifying and tracking KPIs established by executive management and will be responsible for ensuring brand and product alignment. Additionally, this role will be directly involved in managing safety programs and compliance, ensuring all state and local regulations are followed.


  • Work closely with VP to make operational decisions related to the manufacturing of cannabis products
  • Assist with process and product development for all forms of cannabis oil, distillate, concentrates, and vaporization products
  • Optimize and scale up existing products and processes
  • Develop and innovate extraction methodologies (CO2, LPG, and SL), refinement and distillation processes in collaboration with local teams
  • Work with manufacturing teams to solve difficult technical problems and coach personnel in solving technical problems
  • Assist local operations with equipment installations and upgrades in collaboration with vendors and partners
  • Provide technical support to regional directors to ensure process and equipment functionality and optimization
  • Work with VP to develop training and implementation programs as they relate to acquisitions and process improvement
  • With VP, develop and maintain KPIs for monitoring operational and equipment efficiency of manufacturing programs
  • Work closely with vendors, construction project managers, procurement, and accounting as it relates to equipment selection, engineering coordination and purchasing
  • Work with local directors and manufacturing team members to standardize processes and scientific developments across all locations
  • Evaluate performance of operations by gathering and analyzing data and metrics
  • Collaborate with quality to document all process SOPs, manufacturing protocols, MMR’s, and batch records with the utilization of QMS to ensure consistent products and high-quality control




  • Ability to travel up to 75%
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Engineering, or similar field with equivalent industry experience
  • Proven experience managing equipment, product, staff, and resources in a large-scale cannabis or manufacturing operation
  • Strong working knowledge of extraction methodologies (CO2, hydrocarbon, solventless, ethanol)
  • Strong knowledge of cGMP regulations, local and state governing bodies, OSHA, and other relevant worker safety regulations in a manufacturing environment
  • Industry experience in cannabis, hemp, alternative medicine, dietary supplement, or pharmaceutical industry
  • Laboratory, formulation, compounding and use of laboratory equipment and manufacturing tools required
  • Proficient in general chemistry formulation and pharmacy compounding equations
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve manufacturing objectives in terms of volume, product mix, cost, and quality
  • Extensive knowledge in environmental, health and safety standards in laboratory, pharmaceutical, or food safety operations required
  • Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner
  • Must pass a criminal background check




Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice


Jushi is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.


We offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision-, Life-, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k).



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