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Cleaning in Place Crew Machine Operator

4Front Ventures (CSE: FFNT / OTCQX: FFNTF) is a fast-moving national cannabis grower, distributor, and retailer headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona with active operations in Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Washington, and California. Focusing on Excellence, People, Integrity, and Courage, 4Front Ventures is building a responsible and people-focused company that consistently produces high-quality products, ensures access to cannabis through top service and affordable brands, and provides value through job creation and community engagement. From plant genetics to the cannabis retail experience under the Mission Dispensary brand, 4Front’s team applies expertise across the entire cannabis value chain.

Our Cleaning Crew Machine Operators – Production, work in small teams responsible for the cleaning in place (CIP) of all equipment required in the production of edible candies intended for the regulated cannabis market.  The CIP Machine Operator will be responsible for following the production schedule dictated by the Kitchen Manager and Supervisor, overseeing, and completing the CIP of the Hansel equipment and molds. This position will work in tandem with all other Kitchen Teams. In addition, the CIP Machine Operator will be flexible and open to assisting other departments with their machinery and tasks.


  • Monday – Friday, Full Shift Availability


  • Competitive (dependent on experience)


  • Operate factory-scale Hansel equipment including lard/butter rendering, milk/water boilers, pressure cookers, & agitators.  
  • Obtain and maintain a working knowledge of duties during a full CIP program using knowledge of pipelines, valve manifolds, pumps, and tankage. 
  • Monitor the CIP process by observing gauges and meters on equipment. Requires physical observation of cooking equipment as well as monitoring of the equipment’s automation software. 
  • Perform job tasks with adherence to all company Standard Operating Procedures. 
  • Conduct work in a safe manner and adhere to all safety policies. 
  • Maintain a clean work environment to meet Good Manufacturing Practices. 
  • Maintains logs on meter readings, gauge readings (such as water temperature and air pressure), and physical checks of the system. 
  • Assist in other duties as assigned to ensure the team, department, and company division maintain success. 


  • CIP Machine Operating Experience in a Manufacturing Facility, or similar relevant experience, 2+ years
  • Commercial Kitchen / Food Preparation Experience, 2+ years (preferred)
  • Associate Degree, Culinary Degree, or Industry Training Equivalent (preferred)


  • Handling cannabis products and packaged goods
  • Indoor production/warehouse-like environment
  • Industrially lit rooms featuring heavy machinery sounds at times
  • Plant pollen and extraction fumes may be present on surfaces and in the air
  • Protective suits may be required (provided on-site)
  • Kneeling, squatting, lifting (up to 30 lbs.), bending, twisting, walking, pivoting, and long-term standing (all expected activities)


  • We are building a hard-working, diverse team that is excited to be a part of the evolving cannabis industry. Our team values a friendly, vibrant, and enthusiastic workplace. 4Front Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Benefits of working with us include:
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits (company paid at 80%)
  • Sick Pay/PTO Accrual
  • Parental/Maternity Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Holiday Pay
  • Industry & Leadership Training

4Front specializes in large-scale, highly automated, high-speed processing, production & packaging of cannabis consumer packaged goods for the regulated cannabis market in CA.  4Front’s CA campus is one of the largest licensed cannabis processing facilities in the world, not just California.  Located in Commerce, CA our facility is centrally placed in Southern California to service the world’s largest recreational cannabis market.  We are seeking talented, determined, and driven candidates to join our growing team

*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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