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PLANT WORK SUPERVISOR

Job Location: WMMC Pemberton

Employment Type: Full-time permanent employment onsite

Division: Operations, Cultivation

Hours: 40 hours per week

 

 

A LITTLE ABOUT US

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

 

We’re a global cannabis company driven by our passion to help people improve their lives. We 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 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 a cannabis enthusiast with an energetic spirit? Are you looking to work with a fun group Plant Work Supervisor is a key player in our organization. You will be responsible to ensure the organizations performance standards are met through various growing and plant health activities. This includes but is not limited to stock plant maintenance, cloning, irrigation, pest control, climate control and the scheduling of propagation.  

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work closely with WMMC leadership to cultivate high quality product as well as to ensure crop growth specifications are acceptable by meeting or exceeding the company’s goals, objectives, and KPIs. 
  • 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. 
  • Monitor daily activities to determine opportunities for improvement in productivity, efficiency and quality. 
  • Along with the IPM team, coordinate timely & effective pest & disease control measures as required. 
  • Organize and coordinate with the Irrigation Team to ensure irrigation systems are running as intended, collect and interpret fertilizer concentrations. Work with Cultivation Science team to adjust fertilizer recipes. 
  • Responsible for scheduling crop cycles, plant maintenance, cloning, plugging, harvest and crop work. 
  • Ensure that the workplace is safe and clean. This includes reviewing and enforcing all WorkSafe and OHS standards and policies. 
  • Revise, understand, and follow all SOPs and related forms to GMP standards
  • Establish, manage and report optimization projects as approved. 
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure timely & effective operations, including facility maintenance. 
  • Plan, coordinate and schedule Plant Work team and activities
  • Train, coach, manage and empowerPlant Work 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. Work with area supervisors to help maintain a hazard free environment. 
  • 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. 
  • Temperatures range from 20 degrees Celsius – 30 degrees Celsius. 
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and after hours as required. 

 

 

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: 

  • Post-secondary degree in Agriculture/Horticulture or relevant experience. 
  • Must have experience managing/supervising a team.
  • 2-5 years of greenhouse experience. 
  • Experience with plant propagation is an asset 
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to achieve objectives. 
  • Previous supervisory experience is required. 
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. 
  • 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). 

 

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! We are here to help.

 

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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