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PROJECT MANAGER, INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is currently looking for a PROJECT MANAGER, INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION to work with our industrial design and packaging team in the fast-paced cannabis industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that new product and technology development projects related to industrial design are delivered on schedule and on budget.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Plan, execute, and monitor a variety of projects throughout their lifecycle to ensure that they are completed on budget and on schedule
  • Liaise with cross-functional project stakeholders to collect requirements and maintain effective communication
  • Oversee and coordinate the development of industrial design projects, ensuring that innovative products are introduced to market in a timely manner
  • Work closely with technology development team to prioritize new features, plan and execute upcoming sprints
  • Develop and implement effective reporting to keep project stakeholders and senior management informed on key project metrics
  • Consult with vendors and both internal and external customers to determine requirements for designs
  • Research who will use a particular product, and the various ways it might be used
  • Examine materials 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 safety, appearance, and function to determine if a design is practical
  • Present designs and demonstrate prototypes to clients for approval

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook)
  • Ability to successfully manage small and large budgets
  • Strong work ethic, highly motivated and enjoys a challenge
  • Detail conscious and result oriented
  • High level of professionalism, integrity and ethics
  • 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
  • Customer service orientation
  • Robust project management skill set
  • Problem solving and analysis
  • Strategic thinking

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial, mechanical or electrical engineering, business development or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in managing projects
  • Experience managing projects involving multi-disciplinary teams operating in a fast-paced, innovation driven environment
  • Experience or education in industrial or commercial facilities, equipment and/or process innovation
  • PMP designation or equivalent certification would be considered an asset
  • 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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