Position:  Extraction Manager
Location:  London, Ontario
Job Id:  1328
# of Openings:  1

Extraction Manager -  London, Ontario
 
High Park Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray, a global leader in cannabis cultivation, processing, and distribution. Tilray serves patients in Canada and around the world with a diverse range of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products as High Park Company focuses on creating distinctive products for adult Canadian consumers.
 
About High Park Company
High Park Company was established to develop, sell, and distribute inspiring and iconic adult-use cannabis brands. 
 
About Tilray
Tilray is a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution currently serving tens of thousands of patients in ten countries spanning five continents.
 
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
 
 
Reporting to the General Manager, the Extract Manufacturing Manager oversees all activities related to the extraction and refinement of cannabis oils, and the manufacturing of extract-based products. The Extract Manufacturing Manager will hire and manage a team of Extraction Supervisors and Extraction Technicians.
 
 
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop and document procedures for extraction processes including: Extraction of cannabis essential oils using solvents, Distillation, Winterization, Refinement, Purification, and Manufacturing of extract-based products
  • Lead the effort for specification, sourcing, and commissioning of new extraction and manufacturing equipment
  • Recruit and hire High Park’s extraction team. Maintain staffing levels and develop operational stability with a focus on strategic redundancy and succession planning
  • Schedule multiple shift labor force to ensure that refined extracts and extract-based products are manufactured on-time, and produced to strict quality standards
  • Ensure the effective execution of goals, targets and objectives with established company policy, procedure and requirements (Safety, Quality, Compliance & KPI’s)
  • Identify areas for waste reduction and process flow improvements
  • Ensure employees are working safely, and equipment is in proper repair
  • Monitor use and inventories of extraction chemicals and supplies, maintain appropriate supply levels
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Degree in a related scientific or engineering field
  • Advanced cannabis (or other botanical) extraction expertise is preferred
  • Experience in related extraction industries including but not limited to petrochemical or refineries is an asset
  • At least 5 years’ experience managing a lab and providing leadership to 5 or more employees
  • Excellent knowledge of lab techniques, terminology, equipment and materials
  • Knowledge of process engineering and ability to read P&ID, shop drawings, service manuals, etc., in order to help troubleshoot equipment 
  • Must possess excellent communication skills for liaising and communicating with internal departments
  • Able to interface directly with cross functional teams
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Strong math and computer skills, including ability to create and interpret data
  • Must be accessible after hours and on the weekend, either over the phone or on-site, to provide support in case of any issues
  • Experience working under GMP
 
High Park welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.
 
Please note that High Park does not authorize, engage, or sponsor any consultants, agencies or organizations that seek certain personal or financial information from you (e.g. passwords, login ids, credit card information). High Park does not charge any application, processing or onboarding fee at any stage of the recruitment or hiring process. 
 
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If you are concerned about the authenticity of an email, letter, or call purportedly from, for, or on behalf of High Park, please send an email inquiry to infosec@tilray.com

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