Position:  Production Technician
Location:  Nanaimo, British Columbia
Job Id:  1386
# of Openings:  2

Production Technician -  Nanaimo, BC
Tilray is a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis. We are committed to setting the gold standard of care and excellence in our industry. We believe that commitment starts with a great work environment and benefits for our associates.
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Production Technician will be responsible for successfully learning the Upstream Production Program (Core Skills & Competencies) while working alongside experts within 12-18 months of continuous employment, full-time.
**Candidates must be flexible to work either Wednesday to Saturday 7am to 5:30pm or Sunday to Wednesday 7am-5:30am**
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Taking direction from the Production Supervisor the Production Tech will  learn how to prepare for events before, during and after each major activity in the Upstream Production Program
  • Learn and understand Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Health Canada Regulations and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) principles, along with Good Documentation Practices (GDP)
  • Learn how to safely and effectively set-up, operate and take-down all Production equipment
  • Learn how to wash and sanitize all upstream production equipment
  • Learn how to use heavy duty machinery such the potting machine, lift and industrial dishwasher
  • Learn how to sanitize and set-up all production materials required for cloning, transplanting, up-potting de-leafing and harvesting
  • Learn how to properly remove waste material such as root-balls and cannabis waste
  • Ability to learn and perform all the "in room" activities
  • All other requests that help with process flow of the facility
  • Ability to work within a team or unsupervised
  • Sweeping, mopping, emptying garbage & recycling
  • Restocking gowning stations
  • Up hold the company values: Act with Integrity, Be Steadfast, Care, Collaborate, Pursue Excellence
Qualifications and Education Requirements 
  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Horticulture experience is an asset
  • Experience in a regulated and highly compliant environment is desired (ie. food industry, pharmaceutical)
  • Basic computer skills considered an asset
  • Capable of multi-tasking with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to lift 40lbs
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to understand basic production methods and sanitation procedure
Tilray 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.
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