Supervisor, Cultivation Flower Rooms

Aurora Cannabis Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON 2022-03-23
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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