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Equipment Manager

Overview

Vertosa creates custom industry-leading active ingredients for infused product makers. Our patented and patent-pending formulations are carefully designed for the specific needs of each of our customers. Our pre-suspended aqueous solutions and powders empower our partners to create incredibly homogeneous and stable products while maximizing bioavailability, clarity, and taste.

Our team believes in the power of natural ingredients and science working in concert to create better alternatives to recreational consumer products and medicine. Our knowledge and experience, best-in-class products, white-glove service, and relentless drive for excellence offers our customers the quality, consistency, and reliability they seek in a product.

 

Job Brief 

Vertosa is growing and is in need of an Equipment Manager.  The candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all specialized process equipment at Vertosa HQ and remote partner facilities to ensure optimal production of our core products. 

Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot all equipment related issues and report equipment productivity
  • Repair machines and equipment on an as needed basis
  • Communicate with remote partner facility teams about the status of our remote production equipment and spare parts
  • Track equipment and spare parts inventory
  • Track and maintain equipment maintenance logs and maintenance schedules
  • Collaborate with expansion and production teams on trip planning/scheduling to ensure health and availability of equipment needed to complete production runs
  • Continual research of technical advancements and implementation of new equipment to optimize on production volume capacity and quality
  • Maintain facility upkeep as it relates to equipment
  • Maintain relationships with equipment manufacturers and service providers

Requirements

  • 3+ yrs Experience maintaining/fixing/overseeing manufacturing equipment ideally in food/pharma/or other regulated industry
  • Adherence to established GMP and safety policies
  • Experience in operations or management role with emphasis on cross-functional AND external communication
  • Excellent computer skills including but limited to asset management software, inventory ERPs, and google suite
  • Must be a passionate champion for cannabis. Vertosa does not require cannabis consumption for any employees
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and shift priorities quickly with flexibility

Preferred

  • ​​Industrial Mechanic or Electrician Journeyman license or graduate of NBCC Engineering
  • Engineering/mechanical background
  • Experience with homogenization and/or high pressure equipment
 

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