Operations Specialists for CBD

Founded in 1967, we are a boutique firm with over 55 years of executive search experience. The retained recruitment service Bristol offers includes sourcing, screening, submitting qualified candidates, scheduling interviews, and negotiating employment and compensation packages of selected finalists.

Bristol Associates’ CBD practice recruits within the Operations segment of the industry. Our recruiters in this division place top candidates in a variety of key operations functions. We specialize in senior, executive, and management positions.

Simply put, placing top executives is what we do, and we know what makes a great leader. Below are just some of the qualities and skill sets in this discipline that we look for:

  • Experience managing multiple projects, administrative coordination, and logistics
  • Promotes team growth incentives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Leadership experience in an operations role
  • Strong understanding of advanced business planning
  • Proven track record of imagination, vision, innovation, and energy

Are you looking to hire exceptional talent with the skills listed above? Submit an employer inquiry and one of our consultants will be in touch with you soon!

Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current openings.

Why Work with Bristol Associates?

Over 55 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967, and are now in our 3rd generation of family ownership.


We have unrivaled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. We pride ourselves in conducting our processes confidentially when necessary.

Network of Candidates

With over 1M+ relevant candidates in our private database, and growing every day, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board.


Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


Our exceptional lead recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

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Our Successful CBD Operations Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Vice President of Operations

A hemp producer was our client for this Vice President of Operations search for a new finished products production facility. This VP role is responsible for hiring management and non-management employees, as well as onboarding staff to the new facility. Our placed candidate implements inventory tracking processes through an ERP system and GMP practices in concert with the management team.

Senior Operations Manager

Our client is one of the largest vertically integrated hemp producers in the county. The Senior Operations Manager oversees all of the operations in the production facility. The position is tasked with driving continuous improvement in manufacturing operations and the production process flow. Our placed candidate had over 5 years of senior operations management experience at the time of placement.

Production Manager

We completed the Production Manager search for a growing, highly regarded CBD manufacturer. The role coordinates the daily activities of the production and operation teams and is in charge of delegating production assignments. At the time of hire, our placed candidate had over 25 years of production management and operations experience.

We Can Fill Your Operations Roles in the CBD Industry

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Corporate Director of Operations
  • Corporate Vice President
  • Director of Manufacturing Operations
  • Director of Operations
  • Director of Operations and Facilities
  • Director of People Operations
  • Director of Production Operations
  • Director of Sales Operations
  • Executive Vice President
  • Multi-Unit Manager
  • President
  • President and CEO
  • Regional Director of Operations
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President of Operations
  • Vice President of Operations and Finance