Packaging Team Lead
Aurora Cannabis
Leduc, AB
Aurora Cannabis Inc. is a world-renowned integrated cannabis company with an industry-leading reputation for continuously elevating and setting the global cannabis industry standard.

Through our wholly owned subsidiaries, strategic investments, and global partnerships, Aurora provides a wide range of premium quality cannabis and hemp products and services, develops innovative technologies, promotes cannabis consumer health and wellness, and delivers an exceptional customer experience across all its brands.

Aurora’s operations span multiple continents and focuses on both the medical and recreational cannabis production and sales, patient education and clinic counselling services, home hydroponic cultivation, extraction technologies and delivery systems, and hemp-based food health products.

We operate around the globe pursuing new and emerging cannabis markets where possible through our owned network of import, export and wholesale distributors, our e-commerce and mobile applications, brick and mortar retail stores, as well as grocery store retailers, and pharmacies.

PACKAGING TEAM LEAD

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is currently recruiting for a Packaging Team Lead to join our Sky team. Reporting directly to the Manufacturing Supervisor the individual will be responsible for overseeing the packaging team and their team members.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee Packaging Shift Leads and their direct reports

Follow and implement instructions from the Manufacturing Coordinator

Handle performance management and goal setting for/with team members

Delegate tasks and handle issues as they arise with respect to workflows as well as people management

Provide mentorship to team members and assist with workloads when necessary

Ability to manage a diverse and growing team of individuals

Ensure all processes are followed according to prescribed SOPs to GMP standards while also identifying opportunities to improve efficiencies

Ensure all required documentation is completed by all responsible parties using good documentation practices

Follow strict cleaning practices and procedures

Continuous monitoring temperature and humidity in the processing room

Properly maintain batch records and log books

Coordinate and communicate with staff managing the electronic inventory software

Coordinate with Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and/or Production Departments as required

Great attention to detail is necessary during daily inspections for disease and microbial (disease and pest identification)

Move pre- and post-processed goods between departments in a sanitary fashion

Prepare large shipments of finished product for transport to various locations off site

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of packaging goods is valued

Commitment to health and safety

Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook)

Strong work ethic, highly motivated and enjoys a challenge

Enjoys repetitive work

Detail conscious and result oriented

High level of professionalism, integrity and ethics

Willing and able to learn new skills and concepts quickly

Enjoys a multi-faceted and dynamic work environment

Able to prioritize and be flexible, while maintaining efficiency

Ability to effectively manage a multi-disciplinary team

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Problem solving and analysis

Strategic thinking

QUALIFICATIONS:
5+ years in a supervisory position within a manufacturing environment

High school or equivalent

Past experience in general labour, manufacturing or warehouse an asset

Must have experience managing/supervising staff

Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands

Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written

Strong leadership skills, extensive experience managing teams

Creative problem-solving skills

Reliable, passionate, and organized

Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Must be on time and remain on site for entire shift

Ability to meet deadlines and ensure department goals are achieved

Accurately follow instructions, complete forms and paperwork as required

Knowledge or basic understanding of GMP standards is considered an asset

Ability to work evenings and weekends as required to support operational requirements

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.