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Packaging Associate

Division: Operations – Thrive Cannabis
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Job location: Thrive Cannabis, Townsend, Ontario
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment onsite


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

Job summary
Are you passionate about the cannabis industry and looking for an opportunity to thrive? Does the idea of working with premium craft cannabis products sound exciting? If so, we have an amazing opportunity for you.


It's grow time and we’re looking for a dynamic professional to join our Thrive Cannabis Facility as a Packaging Associate. In this role, you will report directly into the Manger, Packaging and help us deliver high quality products to our consumers and patients. From packaging to labelling to shipping, you will support all aspects of the packaging cycle to ensure our consumers / patients receive their products in a timely and efficient manner. Sound exciting? Here is a little more…

As the Packaging Associate you will…

  • Package and label our finished cannabis products for shipping
  • Maintain equipment, tools, and records for packaging tasks and ensure all records meet Cannabis Act Good Production Practice (GPP) standards
  • Ensure a safe and healthy workplace by following all required internal protocols and maintaining high levels of cleanliness at the facility
  • Support process improvements in the packaging cycle by identifying bottlenecks, recommending solutions, and updating required documents

You’re the perfect fit if you have…

  • Two years of experience in a productional environment (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Strong attention to detail coupled with excellent record keeping abilities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills capable of navigating complex challenges with a positive attitude  
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to connect with others and excel in a collaborative environment

Bonus points if you have…

  • Prior work experience in a pharmaceutical GMP environment or in sanitation
  • Strong understanding of GMP

Additional things you should know…   

  • You will wear PPE for extended periods of time in this role and may be required to travel
  • You will be exposed to an environment with fluctuating temperatures or noise levels that may require you to lift 50lbs+ and stand, sit, bend or reach for extended periods of times


Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 


  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive hourly wage, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time and modern technology.


  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.


Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. 
Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.




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