General Manager
Canopy Growth Corporation
St. John's, NL
Legalization has opened up the recreational cannabis market in Canada, and the global demand for medical cannabis continues to expand. In this exciting new environment, Canopy Growth’s mission is to be the No. 1 cannabis company in the world. We’re looking for incredible people to join us on the journey.

The Company

With millions of square feet of licensed cannabis production and operations spanning five continents, Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) is the largest legal producer of cannabis in the world. It is a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED), the New York Stock Exchange (CGC), and is part of the S&P Composite Index. Its wholly owned subsidiaries — including its flagship, Tweed, and international medical companies operating under the Spectrum Cannabis brand — are leading producers of legal, regulated cannabis.

Headquartered in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of its success, and takes pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity. Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue and increase our incredible momentum of growth.

The Opportunity
The General Manager will be responsible for overseeing multiple facilities within Canada. The successful candidate will work closely within the site to ensure all aspects of the operation are run efficiently.
  • Oversight of Company facility, including all aspects of operations
  • Reporting in to Company's executive team, the successful candidate will ensure that operations are consistent with Company’s Human Resources, IT, and general operational structure
  • Reporting in to Company’s leadership team, the successful candidate will ensure that the facility operates to the exact standards developed by Company, adapted with permission as necessary for the Canadian market
  • Our world is ever changing, and the General Manager will need to lead and champion change management activities (i.e., frequent communication to staff and stakeholders about the change and the impact of the change)
  • Manage Assistant General Managers
  • Manage priorities of projects and requests
  • Manage ongoing operating performance against plans and budgets
  • Ensure that all provincial regulations and corporate regulations and policies are being met with support of Canopy's Company’s Regulatory Team and guidance from the Quality Control team
  • Define operational practices and ensure they are compliant with regulatory framework
  • Lead production meetings and provide coordination to resolve issues
  • Ensure that Health, Safety and Environmental standards are up to Provincial Code/Legislation
  • Develop and implement projects to increase efficiency, yield, productivity and capacity across all processes in a manner that remains consistent with the precise intellectual property and process of the company
  • Manage contractors and service providers
  • Along with the Quality Officer, ensure full compliance with provincial regulations
  • Along with Finance, ensure full compliance with company financial guidelines
  • Determine staffing requirements, interview, hire and train new employees in coordination with Human Resources
  • Manage and facilitate site projects
  • Ensure that company best practices, standard work methods and Lean methodology are used across the site
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Travel to Head Office in Smiths Falls, ON as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Post-secondary education in Engineering or Business is an asset
  • Extensive manufacturing experience
  • 5-10 years experience managing teams to achieve production and quality
  • Lean Green Belt Certification and or use of Lean and Continuous Improvement concepts.
  • Quality assurance background considered an asset
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Proven leadership and people management experience in a distribution or a process driven environment
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong organization & communication skills
  • Hard working and rigorous mindset
Other Details
This is a full-time position based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland

We appreciate the interest from all candidates, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements. If you don’t hear from us, don’t fret; every resume we get is kept in our database for six months for consideration in future searches for talent.

Canopy Growth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

One last note: the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

Thank you so much for your interest in Canopy Growth.