Production Assistant
CannaCure Corporation
Fort Erie, ON

Job Posting

Position Title: Production Assistant
Location: Fort Erie, Ontario
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: Immediate
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary:

Under the guidance of the Production and Quality Assurance teams, the Production Assistant supports the entire production process including harvesting, trimming, packaging, and shipment of cannabis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and renew mother plants
  • Assist in cloning and germination of new plants
  • Transplant the plants into desired pots
  • Scout for insects and diseases and assist in necessary treatments (application of predators, sprays)
  • Help with harvesting activities when needed (trimming, drying, etc.)
  • Adhere to all company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Ensure proper sanitation of equipment, as well as, packaging and vault areas
  • Perform safe and effective trimming, drying, weighing, and packaging of product
  • Coordinate and communicate with employees managing the electronic inventory software
  • Follow checks and balances for quality, efficiency and safety, thus minimizing contamination and waste of products
  • Maintain a positive and progressive team atmosphere across all departments
  • Comply with all HR policies including confidentiality and non-disclosure
  • Follow work orders provided by the Master Grower
  • Ensure compliance with safe work practices, Standard Operating Procedures and all applicable regulations
  • Assist in any task the Head of Facilities designates as an immediate priority to preserve the physical or environmental security of the building, contents, or staff
  • Attend any training session designated by the Company
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time

Requirements:

  • CTLS Security Clearance is preferred
  • Clean criminal record is mandatory
  • College diploma in horticulture or related field is required
  • 2-3 years of work experience in the greenhouse industry or equivalent
  • Pesticide certification is an asset
  • Experience in and knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices is an asset
  • Must demonstrate necessary comprehension of mathematics and English language
  • G driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Must be willing to attend training sessions as designated by the company
  • Excellent workmanship skills and pride in not cutting corners is mandatory
  • Team player with a collaborative attitude able to work cohesively in a group or independently as required

Working Conditions:

  • Shift work may be required of you, which could include evenings, weekends and holidays, and you may be asked to participate in an averaging agreement (reliable attendance is mandatory)
  • PPE Required: Scrubs, gloves, hairnets, and safety shoes

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing and walking for long periods of time
  • Frequent stooping, bending, kneeling and reaching
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks while maintaining a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work with cannabis, alcohols (organic solvents), and fine dust
  • The ability to lift 20-40 pounds regularly
  • The ability to respond quickly to sounds
  • The ability to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces
  • The ability to see and respond to dangerous situations
  • The ability to safely climb stairs while carrying 20-40 pounds

Application Process:

  • Successful applicants will be required to pass a background check
  • CannaCure Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation at any point in the process, please contact us directly.
  • We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

Job Type: Full-time

Licence:

  • CTLS security clearance (Preferred)