Production Technician - Night Shift
Job Details
GAC - Washington St - Winchester, KY
Full Time

Since helping to create this industry, GenCanna remains the single-source, full-service provider for premium hemp-derived CBD and other best-in-class cannabinoids.  Located just outside of Lexington, Kentucky, GenCanna offers a broad and innovative variety of custom formulations, value-added products, and bulk ingredients to meet diverse customer needs, including industry-leading flavored oil drops, water-soluble liquids and powders, and high-quality distillates. 

Position Summary 

The Production Technician (Technician) will support all activities related to operating, maintaining, and documenting any of the production processes from 6pm to 6am on a 2/2/3 schedule.  The Technician will assist with all production activities and maintain a highly organized and hygienic facility as this role places high importance on safety and conformity to SOPs and other internal processes. 


Position Specific Responsibilities 

  • Learn and perform all duties under compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices 

  • Operate production equipment in a safe and efficient manner; maintain and inspect equipment and raw material, following all applicable policies and procedures 

  • Pull test samples for batches and handle responsibility consistently, timely, and accurately 

  • Label, weigh, and package products for inventory, accurately recording data and depletion of plant material, chemicals and other supplies 

  • Maintain accurate inventory numbers 

  • Utilize and ensure compliance with quality systems such as cleaning records, equipment logs, batch records, deviation reports, etc. 

  • Load, unload, and run production equipment according to SOP 

  • Support the development and refinement of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and continuous process improvement projects 

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communication with peers and supervisors, including sharing ideas/suggestions for and/or concerns with production processes to leadership  

  • Follow OSHA safety standards and company safety protocols, correctly using all provided PPE, reporting any facility or employee-related safety issues to management 

  • Use excellent time management skills and demonstrate comfort working in a fast-paced environment 

  • Work closely with supervisor to learn general leadership and management skills, responsibilities and expectations 

  • Ability to adhere to work schedule, which may include weekends, holidays, and overtime 



Education and Experience 

  • High school diploma or GED required   

  • Previous cGMP and/or manufacturing experience preferred; food industry experience preferred 

  • Basic computer proficiency; able to record and enter data, utilize email and training resources 

  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and be self-motivated to achieve high quality results 

  • Mechanically inclined with experience monitoring and operating equipment and basic hand and power tools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, drills, grinders, etc.)  

  • Familiar with high-pressure systems, distillation equipment and similar process equipment preferred 

  • Possess high attention to detail and the ability to maintain precise documentation 

  • Demonstrate high sense of urgency and ownership of assigned tasks 

  • Ability to learn and follow cGMP, HACCP, OSHA, and other regulatory and safety requirements 

  • Able to achieve forklift certification while working at GenCanna 


Professional Qualifications 


  • Collaboration 

With individuals of all levels, departments and backgrounds, internal and external to the company.  Everyone’s participation is important to your and our success 

  • Commitment 

Giving 100% effort 100% of the time 

  • Communication 

Effective listener, speaker and writer 

  • Integrity 

Always doing the right thing, regardless of who is or is not watching 

  • Personal Presentation 

Dress in accordance to workwear policy 

  • Respect 

For yourself, co-workers, our customers and vendor-partners 

  • Time Management 

Organize, prioritize and execute multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment 

  • Timeliness 

Both in reporting to work and meetings, executing assigned tasks and communications