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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.

 

PRODUCT MANAGER, CONCENTRATES

 

We are looking for an experienced candidate to manage and lead the product R&D focusing on concentrates for both recreational and medical markets. The successful candidate will work collaboratively across the organization to design, develop and support manufacturing setup of new concentrate products.

You will be the Subject Matter Expert and will proactively research new product concepts and manufacturing requirements that align with the brand value and business goals.  You are consumer focused and integrate the entire consumer purchase decision into the design of the product.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Become the Subject Matter Expert of Concentrates and point of contact for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Design and develop various concentrate products using different and novel methods including hydrocarbon and solventless extraction
  • Transform product concepts into prototypes
  • Support in the development of production and manufacturing methods in tandem with Engineering, Operations and Industrial Design
  • Create products specifications for development and liaise with QA, Operations and Marketing to ensure product is executed against original category strategy
  • Develop and manage relationships with the suppliers, partners and cross functional teams to ensure deliverables are met on time and within scope of product launch
  • Maintain product and market knowledge. Analyze and keep abreast of market trends to identify new product opportunities
  • Work closely with consumer insights and strategy to identify consumer needs and ensure opportunities are relevant, feasible and scalable
  • Establish and implement effective reporting to keep project stakeholders and senior management informed on key project metrics
  • Maintain product leadership and evolution by continuous product advancement, improvements and evolution

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • 5+ years’ experience in product development or extraction
  • Experience extracting cannabis from hydrocarbon and solventless an asset
  • Track record in managing and launching new products from concept to commercialization with exceptional discipline
  • Passion for consumer insights and ability to translate into a business opportunity
  • Ability to multitask a varied workload of complex project with competing interests
  • Creative thinker, with initiative and capability of building, launching and managing projects/programs that drive results
  • Highly organized problem solver with the ability to analyze and prioritize work to meet business objectives
  • Knowledge of cannabis, the concentrate market and production methods in this category preferred
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or higher degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related discipline

 

 

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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