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Aurora is a global leader in the cannabis industry serving both the medical and consumer markets. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Aurora is a pioneer in global cannabis dedicated to helping people improve their lives. The Company's brand portfolio includes Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael '71, Daily Special, AltaVie, MedReleaf, CanniMed, Whistler, and Reliva CBD. Providing customers with innovative, high-quality cannabis products, Aurora's brands continue to break through as industry leaders in the medical, performance, wellness and recreational markets wherever they are launched.


PRINT PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is currently looking for a Print Production Technician to work with our product development and industrial design teams in the fast-paced cannabis industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that print projects related to product development and packaging are delivered on schedule and on budget.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Plan, execute, and monitor a variety of print projects throughout their lifecycle to ensure that they are completed on budget and on schedule
  • Move equipment within buildings and set up/configure after relocations
  • Liaise with cross-functional project stakeholders to collect requirements and maintain effective communication
  • Perform day to day service of print equipment including troubleshooting, installation of consumables and repairs as required
  • Assist in the development of creative design projects
  • Consult with vendors and both internal and external customers to determine requirements for equipment and designs
  • Examine material and production costs to determine manufacturing requirements
  • Work with other specialists such as mechanical engineers or manufacturers to evaluate whether the design concepts will fill a need at a reasonable cost
  • Evaluate product appearance to determine if a design is practical
  • Present designs and demonstrate prototypes to clients for approval
  • Other duties as assigned by the Print Production Supervisor
     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Technical inclination and mechanically skilled
  • Experience with barcodes, GS1 codes and label design utilizing Adobe Suite is an asset
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook)
  • Strong work ethic, highly motivated and enjoys a challenge
  • Willing and able to learn new skills and concepts quickly
  • Enjoys a multi-faceted and dynamic work environment
  • Able to prioritize and be flexible, while maintaining efficiency
  • Ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and analysis
  • Strategic thinking
  • Receives production order and job assignments from supervisor
  • Reviews work orders / production report to verify correct information
  • Understanding of PMS verse CMYK colours
  • Ensure Quality control
  • Experience with various substrates
  • Monitors press run for quality, and make adjustments as necessary
  • Sets up printer according to established company guidelines, safety, and job requirements
  • Prints job maintaining optimum production rate, color density, and quality standard within company and customer guidelines, and makes adjustments as required
  • Completes production records
  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain equipment
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Strong attention to detail
     

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Secondary education in a related discipline
  • Minimum of 3+ years of print related experience and/or consumer package design 
  • Experience with medium scale printing equipment for labels and boxes
  • Experience working within multi-disciplinary teams operating in a fast-paced, innovation driven environment
  • Knowledge of the emerging cannabis industry would be considered an asset

 

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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