A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

 

We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – including Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.

 

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We are opening the world to cannabis, enabled by science, empowered by people for patients and consumers, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

 

Job summary

Are you seeking an opportunity to be part of a dynamic and thriving culture? Are you inspired by the prospect of collaborating with a team of cannabis experts, innovators, and enthusiasts? If so, the A-Team presents the ideal environment for you.

 

We are currently searching for a driven professional to join our Operations Team in the position of Project Manager, Operational Excellence. In this role, you will report to the Director, Operations – Ridge & Operational Excellence and play a pivotal role on various process improvement and cost saving projects. You will ensure best practices in project management including schedule creation and adherence and clear communication.

 

As Project Manager, Operational Excellence you will…

  • Plan, execute, and manage a variety of projects throughout their lifecycle to ensure that they
  • are completed on schedule.
  • Develops, manages and improves a project management plan that outlines scope, savings,
  • resources and  other services that are necessary to deliver the project.
  • Develops, assists and coaches on project charter with sponsor(s) and team members.
  • Works closely with Finance team to ensure cost is being calculated and tracked properly.
  • Coordinates project(s) execution plan.
  • Organizes and conducts meetings with project staff, stakeholders and management to
  • communicate information related to each function’s needs concerning project requirements.
  • Develops and manages stakeholder relationship and expectations, progress reports,
  • communication, paperwork, meetings, etc.
  • Anticipates potential roadblocks and develops solutions to prevent issues from arising.
  • Actively and proactively engage in the ongoing management and improvement of Aurora’s
  • quality and project management systems.
  • Where applicable, promote and maintain GMP requirements.
  • Other duties as required.

It would be great if you have…

  • 5+ years of project management experience in the manufacturing, food production or
  • healthcare industry
  • Demonstrated experience applying knowledge of project execution, data analysis skill, safety
  • and quality.  Track records of successfully planning and executing projects on schedule.
  • Experience managing projects involving multi-disciplinary teams operating in a fast-paced,
  • innovation driven environment.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Blet would be considered an asset.
  • PMP designation or equivalent certification would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of the emerging cannabis industry would be considered an asset.

Bonus points if you have….

  • Ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written
  • Excellent technical, communication, organizational, managerial and planning skills.
  • Excellent people and leadership skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analysis
  • Strategic thinking

 

Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 
 

  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! With flexible working hours to paid sick and vacation time, you will be empowered to achieve work-life balance in all that you do.
     
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
     
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dental care premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $1,500 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
     
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
     
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.

 

  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with medical cannabis.
     

Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by a human recruiter (not a robot) shortly after you apply, and our team will contact you via email if we see a fit.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways! We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity.

 

 Not the role for you? That’s okay! Visit our careers page to find the perfect opportunity for you or share this posting with a friend or colleague that you think would be a great fit (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).
 

Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know.


 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.

 

 


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