General Manager – Hydroponic Nutrients (CA)


General Manager – Hydroponic Nutrients

Our client, a leading nutrient manufacturer, is currently seeking a General Manager to oversee their office and warehouse location.  This GM will directly manage the office and warehouse functions, including 8 full-time employees both on-site and off-site.

The goal of the GM will be to evaluate and assess the current operations, and identify areas for improvement with regard to increased structure, organization, and standardization.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA


  • Improving internal operations
  • Managing employee teams and overseeing employee training
  • Utilize and assess internal software programs (CRM, Inventory Management) to ensure maximum efficiency and company-wide use
  • Establish KPIs and monitor them on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Conduct periodic employee reviews for ongoing training and development
  • Purchasing, billing, budget, and expense analysis
  • Keeping costs for all materials negotiated low (ordering/ inventory)
  • Understanding and oversight of the entire supply chain
  • Overseeing the manufacturing/ blending schedule
  • Creating a yearly plan of action, and tracking progress
  • Negotiating freight contracts
  • Ensuring product labels meet compliance standards and are easily accessible
  • Creating company culture standards and enforcing company policies
  • Assisting the owner with Projects and Company development activities
  • Quarterly governmental reporting and quarterly tax prep
  • Garden distributor relationship management and support


  • BA Degree in business or similar (preferred)
  • Experience managing a horticultural supply company (preferred)
  • Management experience with a labor force greater than 5
  • Knowledge of cannabis and hydroponics industries a plus
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to work in a solution-focused environment
  • Organizational skills and comfort with fast-changing situations
  • Results-driven personality


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