The Role

The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is a critical role on Green Thumb’s People Team. This role will be based out of and support our Production facility(ies) as we look to rapid and sustainably scale. The HRBP aligns business objectives, HR strategy and talent to scale our rapid growth. The HR Business Partner executes HR programs, policies, and practices for the designated employee population, communicating proactively with the site General Manager and site Leadership to execute solutions that supports the local and national goals of the organization.

Essential functions:

· Talent and Performance Management: Identify talent needs, risks, and gaps. Strategize with business leaders and make recommendations to maximize our team’s performance through developing and defining career paths/opportunities, engagement, talent development and succession planning, and performance evaluations. Support the implementation of new solutions to close gaps and build bench strength.

· Culture Champion: As a member of the People team, you are part of the heartbeat of Green Thumb; you will assist in how to scale and enhance our culture as it relates to employee engagement and becoming a best place to work in the cannabis industry.

· Employee Relations: Serve as a confidential resource to employees and managers to support and escalate employee relations issues in partnership with Employee Relations. Complete thorough investigations of issues and advise business leaders appropriately.

· Change Management: Advise, and when necessary, lead in change management initiatives in your site and across the business. Clearly understand the strategic move and assist with a communication plan, presenting recommendations to mitigate risks and ensure success in the change.

· Implement & Execution Programs and Processes: Bring innovative thought to the creation, planning, roll-out and the maintenance of programs and processes for a consistent and scalable approach.

· Relationship Management: Create and maintain strong and trusting relationships across the organization; partner cross-functionally with the site(s) management and leadership team, internal People team to ensure that the team can grow, scale, and exceed business objectives.

· Employment Law and Leave Policies/Administration: Well-versed in federal and state employment law and fluent in leave policies and administration for our employees. Partner with our Total Rewards team to help our employees understand their role in the leave process.

· Project Management Support: There will be one-off projects, process improvements, and ability to partner with other Centers of Excellence, specifically with Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Talent & Org Development and Employee Relations.

Job Title: Human Resource Business Partner Reports: Regional HRBP or VPHR

Department: People FLSA: Full-Time/Exempt

· Manage Administrative Routines: Ensure that all routines are completed timely and efficiently for your site(s), including new hire orientation, employee roundtables, processing pay and position changes, employee data maintenance, safety record keeping, state badging requirements, etc.

Safety & Compliance:

· Be aware of hazards in the workspace.

· Retain and understand department specific training.

· Report safety incidents/ concerns and comply with follow-up actions.

· Be compliant with area safety requirements, state regulations and PPE requirements.

· Follow GMP, biosecurity, sanitation or other quality and compliance requirements.

· Perform record keeping accurately and completely as directed by a lead or supervisor.

· Maintain and calibrate tools, equipment and machinery as directed by a lead or supervisor.

· Report and escalate safety & quality concerns.


Working Conditions

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform reaching, grasping, bending, stooping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

· Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while maintaining focus.

· Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing, and challenging environment

· Work involves daily exposure to allergens (such as cannabis, tree nuts, and coconut oil).


· Bachelor’s degree in business, Human Resources, Organizational Development required; SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP Certification, preferred.

· 7+ years of experience as a strategic HR Business Partner experience; Hands-on business experience with premier, market-leading companies with COE structures.

· Experience supporting a production, distribution or high-growth, fast-paced and complex work environment.

· Experience with large population of hourly employees.

· Experience leading in union environments strongly preferred.

· Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to influence and confidently interface with all levels of the organization.

· Highly motivated, self-directed, able to work with minimal supervision.

· Effective organization and planning skills as well as solid analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills – our systems and processes are manual and at times, administrative – must be able to keep up with proper documentation, filing and follow-up.

· Strong business acumen and proven ability to integrate HR and business strategies: understanding of business/financial metrics and experience with managing the challenges associated with selected business partnerships, mergers/acquisitions, and organizational restructuring.

· Demonstrated leadership capabilities and coaching skills.

· Operationally strong, detail obsessed. Sees the big picture and understands how things connect. Must be able to operate at both strategical and tactical levels and appreciate that sorting the details is a requirement.

· Track record of partnering with the leadership team and hands-on execution.

Additional Requirements

· Must be at a minimum of 21 years of age.

· Must possess valid state ID.

· Must possess a valid driver’s license.

· Must be able to obtain, and maintain, state badging requirements to work in the cannabis industry (requires background check and state review)

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