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Aurora Cannabis Inc. is a world-renowned integrated cannabis company with an industry-leading reputation for continuously elevating and setting the global cannabis industry standard.

Through our wholly owned subsidiaries, strategic investments, and global partnerships, Aurora provides a wide range of premium quality cannabis and hemp products and services, develops innovative technologies, promotes cannabis consumer health and wellness, and delivers an exceptional customer experience across all its brands.

Aurora’s operations span multiple continents and focuses on both the medical and recreational cannabis production and sales, patient education and clinic counselling services, home hydroponic cultivation, extraction technologies and delivery systems, and hemp-based food health products.

We operate around the globe pursuing new and emerging cannabis markets where possible through our owned network of import, export and wholesale distributors, our e-commerce and mobile applications, brick and mortar retail stores, as well as grocery store retailers, and pharmacies.

GLOBAL RELIABILITY MANAGER / CMMS ADMINISTRATOR

 

 

Reporting to the Vice President, Engineering, the Global Reliability Manager / CMMS Administrator will oversee the management of all equipment and building systems maintenance activities through our Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS),  which will include data integrity, asset and equipment hierarchy management, and the development of Standard Operating Procedures. This role will include the implementation of our CMMS, preventative maintenance programs, ERP, the prioritization of planned/unplanned maintenance activities, and KPI reporting functionality throughout all Canadian Facilities.

The Global Reliability Manager / CMMS Administrator will also be responsible for and lead the initial deployment and configuration of CMMS software at all Aurora sites where it currently does not exist.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Train, develop, and support the performance of our Facility Maintenance Planners.
  • Oversee, motivate and train assigned staff, ensuring effective teamwork, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, continuous learning and encourage innovation.
  • Develop and maintain CMMS operating guides and databases. Perform regular data entry into CMMS to maintain accuracy of equipment masters, cost centers, functional locations, etc.
  • Establish priorities for scheduled and unscheduled equipment and facility maintenance activities, ensure completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Ensure work related to the maintenance, calibration, repair, and/or alteration relevant to equipment and building systems is documented and approved (CMMS work orders, reports, etc.).
  • Assist in sorting, organizing, and compiling new data into CMMS.
  • Act as main point of contact for day-to-day operations of CMMS programs and provide support to Facility Maintenance Teams.
  • Develop and manage a department budget; report on variances to budget.
  • Develop and measure Key Performance Indicators to monitor performance of departments, align with Corporate Reliability KPI’s and Systems.
  • Interpret the data/KPI’s and convert into actions to measurably increase reliability and availability of assets.
  • Be data driven, use data to measure effectiveness of countermeasures.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor the Preventative Maintenance Programs on all equipment and building systems, including in-house and contracted services.
  • Audit and track life cycle of equipment and building systems for replacement.
  • Oversee external service providers and ensures preventive maintenance work is completed as per the contracts and predetermined key performance indicators.
  • Participate in the identification of major capital projects. Assists in project delivery and co-ordination.
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures, Standard Work Instructions and Quality Documents are developed and revised as necessary.
  • Ensure all processes and compliance programs are met (GMP, Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety, etc.).
  • Ensure compliance with safety matters under Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
  • Actively and proactively engage in the ongoing management and improvement of Aurora’s Quality System.
  • Understand and follow Divisional and Corporate procurement policies and procedures.
  • Communicate, support, and collaborate with the maintenance teams on upgrades, changes in the CMMS including data collection, validation, migration and uploading.
  • A key stakeholder in the migration and integration efforts of the ERP system that can troubleshoot and quickly resolve issues within the ERP system and integration elements related to our CMMS.
  • Be a Team player and share the success and challenges of each Facility.
  • Where applicable, must adhere to Aurora’s SOPs and comply with Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). In addition, must adhere to ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001 (Environment Management System) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series).
  • Other duties as required.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven experience as a CMMS Administrator, Reliability Manager, or relevant position.
  • Proven experience in the implementation and management of an integrated CMMS.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in managing CMMS/Asset Management programs in a manufacturing facility.
  • Considerable knowledge of Mechanical/ Electrical systems, HVAC, and BAS systems.
  • Pharmaceutical experience is an asset.
  • Strong understanding of GMP and how it applies to Maintenance and Facilities management.
  • Knowledge of contract management, vendor management, and project management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in developing and managing operating and project-based budgets.
  • Well-versed in technical/engineering operations and facilities management best practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and previous experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong relationship-building capabilities.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook)
  • P.Eng status in Ontario or Alberta preferred.

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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