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PROPAGATION TEAM MEMBER

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Verify plant health and identify problems (mold/disease, insect, nutrient deficiencies)
  • Apply appropriate nutrients as per direction from Lead Cultivator/Propagation Shift Lead 
  • Revise, understand, and follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and related forms to GMP standards 
  • Large scale clonal propagation of plants by stem cuttings
  • Maintain clones, transplant, and prune using hand tools such as clippers and scissors
  • Complete all required documentation including Batch Records using good documentation practices
  • Maintain steady and effective communication with Lead Cultivator/Propagation Shift Lead; escalate concerns appropriately
  • Clean up and sanitize propagation materials and production areas
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of plants and/or greenhouse experience is considered an asset
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a degree or certificates in horticulture or related disciplines
  • Must be okay with repetitive tasks, physically demanding work, standing for extended periods of time and working in occasionally hot and humid conditions
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and manual dexterity
  • Reliable, passionate, and organized
  • Accurately follow instructions, complete forms and paperwork as required
  • Knowledge or basic understanding of GMP standards is considered an asset
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is considered an asset
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required to support operational requirements
  • 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.
  • Comfortable working with chemical products (required to wear a respiratory mask for protection)
  • Comfortable working inside in various temperature conditions (hot and cold)
  • Must be able to use simple and basic hand tools.
  • Comfortable working in noisy conditions (required to wear appropriately rated hearing protection devices, as provided).

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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