Supervisor, Cultivation Flower Rooms

Aurora Cannabis Canada 2022-04-05
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SUPERVISOR, CULTIVATION (FLOWER ROOMS)

Location:

Bradford, ON

WHY JOIN US:

Competitive Afternoon Premium

Fast-paced environment with a great team

Extended Health Benefits

Annual Personal/Health Spending account

Annual Medical Cannabis Coverage

Safety Boot Allowance

Group RRSP and DPSP Plan

Annual Performance Bonus

Professional Developmental Opportunities

Paid Training and Education programs

$500 Employee Referral Bonus

Straight shifts

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate timely & effective pest & disease control measures as required

Communicate and escalate all issues with a crop and/or the production process to all the relevant parties as required

Recommend, perform and coordinate corrective actions such as the removal, isolation or destruction of plants

Organize and coordinate with the Irrigation Team to collect and interpret fertilizer concentrations Take necessary actions to adjust fertilizer levels.

Responsible for scheduling crop cycles, plant maintenance, cloning, plugging, and crop work.

Where applicable, must adhere to Aurora's SOPs and comply with Health Canada's Cannabis Act. In addition, must adhere to all ISO requirements and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)

Ensure crop growth specifications are acceptable by meeting or exceeding the company's goals, objectives, and KPIs

Monitor daily activities to determine opportunities for improvement in productivity, efficiency and quality

Establish, manage and report optimization projects as approved

Communicate with other departments to ensure timely & effective operations, including facility maintenance

Train, coach, manage and empower cultivation staff

Provide fair and balanced performance feedback to staff on a regular basis to encourage and motivate a positive workforce

Openly and honestly communicate with all employees to build trust and effective teamwork

Encourage employee involvement to achieve shared organizational objectives

Recognize unsafe conditions and practices and make corrections to prevent injuries and product loss

Support by completing safety inspections on the production area as well as being involved in incident investigation and inspection programs

Position details and activities may change from time to time in order to meet operational needs

Other duties as required

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Physical effort is required, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 30 lbs.

Temperatures range from 20 degrees Celsius to 32 degrees Celsius

Able to perform cleaning and crop maintenance duties while working on a step ladder

Ability to work weekends, holidays and after hours as required

Repetitive use of hands, wrists and forearms

This position involves significant exposure to cannabis/plant materials, and it is therefore not likely suitable for an employee that may suffer from allergies to cannabis/plant pollen material, or experience other medical issues, such as asthma and hay fever, as a result of cannabis/plant material exposure

QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-secondary degree in Agriculture/Horticulture is considered an asset

Must have experience managing/supervising a team of 15-25

2-5 years of commercial greenhouse experience is required

Experience with commercial plant propagation is an asset

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to achieve objectives

Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Intermediate to excellent computer skills in MS Office

Excellent time management, leadership, decision making, and interpersonal skills

Must pass a background check

Knowledge with climate control systems (Priva, Argus or Hoogendoorn)

As a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora.

If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

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

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps.

You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.

Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. At Aurora, we are committed to do business inclusively and accommodate applicants with disabilities.

If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know