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PRODUCTION SHIFT LEAD, SKY

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Organize and maintain production areas
  • Oversee transplant of clones into vegetation and flowering rooms
  • Follow and implement instructions from the Lead Cultivator/Propagation Team Lead
  • Oversee worker productivity to ensure all duties and tasks are being performed efficiently and effectively and production goals are met. Along with assigning basic tasks, the leader provides ongoing feedback and direction as work is performed and addresses any employee conflicts that arise during the shift
  • Assess individual team member abilities and aptitudes, incorporate into shift duties to promote happy employees and effective workflows. Set performance metrics for each team member and then work with team members to make sure that all metrics are met
  • Follow manufacturing and processing procedures, set machine or equipment controls, carry out production and inspection processes
  • Detect equipment malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjust machine, controls, or control media within capabilities as required to ensure quality of production
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity, product quality, and safety
  • Arrange to have shifts covered (e.g. when employees take time off)
  • Inform the next Production Shift Lead about pending tasks
  • Check equipment and maintain a clean and safe work area. If equipment breaks, the leader coordinates with the Propagation Team Lead to order repairs
  • Ensure that the workplace is safe and clean. This includes reviewing and enforcing all Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards and policies. The shift leader is responsible for completing and filing all incident reports and accident reports and reporting all violations of safety and other policies
  • Maintain a fully-stocked inventory and communicate with Propagation Team Lead to order supplies
  • Report signs of pest or diseases on plants
  • Prepare growing media for propagation and transplanting
  • Schedule and supervise application of nutrients and biological controls as per direction from Propagation Team Lead
  • Revise, understand, and follow all SOPs and related forms to GMP standards
  • Complete all required documentation (manual and electronic) including Log Books, Batch Records, and Daily Production Report, using good documentation practices
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High school or equivalent
  • Knowledge of production procedures
  • High level of mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Demonstrated ability to operate material-handling equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong leadership skills, extensive experience managing teams
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Reliable, passionate, and organized
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Must be on time and remain on site for entire shift
  • Ability to meet deadlines and ensure department goals are achieved
  • Accurately follow instructions, complete forms and paperwork as required
  • Knowledge or basic understanding of GMP standards is considered an asset
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required to support operational requirements

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


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