Formulations Production Supervisor
Job Details
GenCanna - Winchester, KY
Full Time


The Formulations Supervisor (“Supervisor”), under the direction of the Formulations and Product Development Manager, is responsible for the day-to-day formulation of GenCanna products through adherence to established protocols and regulations.


Position-specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist in regular process re-balancing to support modifications to production goals and product changes
  • Complete paperwork and documentation accurately and in accordance with company policy, including writing SOPs
  • Communicating concerns regarding quality and operations to the appropriate individuals at all levels while working to resolve said issues
  • Ensure essential working resources are supplied to teams on all shifts, update all production records and ingredients and consumables inventories as work is completed
  • Fill out incident reports as needed and submit them to the direct Manager
  • Oversee the formulation of bulk, private label, and white label goods according to master MMRs, recipes, and specifications
  • Submit samples to the QA/QC lab to conduct tests on materials and other ingredients to ensure that safety and quality standards are met as part of our supply chain management system
  • Under guidance of Manager, review investigations of Non-Conformities and Near Misses, train associates in determining root cause analysis, and implement corrective actions
  • Write formulation recipes based on customer specifications


Desired education and experience include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Basic knowledge of Local, State, and Federal environmental and safety rules and regulations
  • Experience should include hands-on responsibility for production activities, including RCA and CAPA of identified issues
  • Familiar with OSHA safety compliance and adheres to current Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures
  • High school diploma or GED; STEM Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Three (3) years of experience in related position with an emphasis in formulations
  • Three (3) years of experience in an operations production/manufacturing environment


Professional qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Advanced interpersonal and leadership skills with a "hands-on" attitude with floor problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Facilitate and lead projects to align objectives to meet project milestones
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Flexible schedule including weekends and holidays; overtime may be required
  • Foster positive morale and cohesion on his/her team
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Knowing when to escalate situations
  • Strong commitment to manufacturing excellence
  • Strong troubleshooting and solving problems skills; make data-based decisions


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. This position requires sitting most of the time with some walking or standing for short periods of time. The employee is also required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.