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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 – from 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 think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


Job summary

Are you looking to join a vibrant culture? Does the idea of working with a group of cannabis experts, innovators and enthusiasts excite you? – If so, the A-Team is the perfect place for you.

We’re on the search for a dynamic professional to join our Operations team in the role of Senior Manager, Operational Excellence. Reporting to the Senior Director, Operations you will  be responsible for supporting the development of an operational excellence program with the objectives to deliver $15 Million in annual savings within the program’s first year.   Through the establishment of a Continuous improvement culture that is focused on waste elimination, process optimization, capability building and the relentless engagement of team members to take accountability for improvements and the sustainability of the program. 


As the Senior, Manager Operational Excellence you will…

  • Support the development of an OpEx through the implementation of KPIs, scorecards measuring and tracking progress towards goals and reporting of results.  Execution of the consistent delivery of the program across multiple sites.
  • Identify and create OpEx tools to be implemented that best fit the objectives and opportunities at each site or group to meet program goals
  • Design and execute time studies/Value Stream Mapping, prepare documentation, write and update SOPs, collaborate with area leaders to establish KPIs and standards to measure performance
  • Train, coach, and mentor site team members at all levels of the organization on the tools and methods to ensure the sustainability of the program.
  • Facilitate collaboration and information sharing across the organization
  • Proactively identify and mitigate roadblocks, escalate issue as required
  • Design and facilitate process transformations, Kaizens activities, Lean training, Loss Analysis and collaboration workshops
  • Work with a variety of data sources, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and high level of attention to detail
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Reporting to the Sr. Director of Operation, River.


It would be great if you have…

  • 5-7 years of experience leading in a Manufacturing environment
  • Experience participating in an operational excellence program (Continuous Improvement/Lean/Six Sigma) in a Manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Green Belt certification prefer. Black Belt an asset.
  • Project management experience an asset
  • University Degree is an Engineering or Science
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word & PowerPoint), proficient in data visualization software (Tableau, Minitab, JMP)



Bonus Points if you have…

  • Strong leadership, communication and influencing skills, and ability to navigate across the organization
  • Ability to engage and excite diverse teams to identify common goals, drive consensus and manage conflict
  • Exceptional change management skills adopting and implementing tools and programs
  • Ability to think strategically, work independently, problem solve and make quick decisions
  • Accountable for results, strives to meet and exceed expectations, owns mistakes learns from them



 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 remote work options 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 dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 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.

Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and 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.

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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