Agriculture Coordinator, Outdoor Cannabis

Agriculture Coordinator, Outdoor Cannabis

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 Agricultural Coordinator will hold a pivotal role in ensuring detailed record keeping and compliance standards are met within our Hemp departments at our Hagen, SK location. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for detail.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate and manage field and plot planning.
  • Lead field inspections.
  • Lead education and training with field workers.
  • Prepare and manage budget plans.
  • Lead farm hand, responsible for farm management when Head of Agriculture, Hemp is away.
  • Operate and maintain water irrigation system.
  • Assistance with process setup.
  • Design and management of farm yard layout and expansions.
  • Operate and manage equipment at harvest, as needed.
  • Manage pest and weed control and field rotations.
  • Assist with R&D in field and test plots.
  • Manage all field activities, which include up to 30 workers, including temporary workers.
  • Maintain and promote a positive work environment through collaborative discussions, team communications, rigorous root cause analysis, and transparent decision making.
  • Maintain complaint operation against all work instructions, SOP’s, Change Requests, JSA’s and Head of Agriculture requests for the field operations.
  • Help draft and update procedures relating to regulatory, training and quality compliance for growing and harvesting.
  • Manage safe work conditions and practices within the field locations. Enforce company Safety, Health and Environmental policies.
  • Identify and manage cost improvements and lead the development and execution of cost improvement and productivity ideas within the field production areas. Supports new or improved product and process trials.
  • Along with the facility scheduler, ensure scheduling of all harvesting and optimal asset utilization. Establish manpower requirements to meet schedules. Propose and lead corrective actions should issues arise.
  • Ensure personnel development and performance management planning for all direction indirect reports, including ongoing proficiency training and smooth onboarding of new employees.
  • Ensure the field/plot areas and adjacent field are maintained in a clean, organized and safe manner. Lead 5S initiatives.
  • Coordinates with Head of Agriculture on preventive maintenance schedule to avoid down time. Ensure tight conformity with setpoints and respond rapidly to issues.
  • Work closely with Head of Agriculture and other subject matter experts to relentlessly improve quality and yield.
  • Communicate effectively with other department managers, supervisors and employees to ensure timely resolution of problems and accomplishments of outdoor grow division.
  • Must be available to work a variable of different shifts.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Experience
  • High School diploma required
  • Previous experience in an agricultural environment is mandatory
  • Previous experience in record keeping considered an asset
  • Experience working in an environment regulated by Health Canada also considered an asset
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Strong computer skills
  • Experience with adhering to standard operating procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
Other Details

This is a full-time position based out of Hagen, Saskatchewan.

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.
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