· Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they
produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall
strategy and mission of AgMedica;
Monthly reporting of overall KPIs including facility
Identify areas of opportunity to improve quality, productivity,
thereby improving efficiency and profitability.
Generate, analyze and review production reports on a daily
basis, ensuring that scheduling meets pre-defined requirements.
Adherence and execution of annual facility operating goals,
budgets and strategic initiatives as agreed upon with the senior
· Conduct regular production meetings and liaise with plant
employees to ensure any issues are addressed proactively and
· Administer daily operations; oversee and manage all
processing, packaging, maintenance, housekeeping and security
teams, working closely with team leads daily;
Have foresight to recognize potential hazards, production
problems and contamination risks; proactively trouble shoot,
problem solve and complete projects with appropriate direction and
Work with the Quality Assurance team, following their direction
and guidance of checks and balances for quality, efficacy, and
safety; minimizing contamination and waste of product;
Lead and motivate employee production and engagement, through
regular feedback and weekly meetings, and just as importantly by
working directly with the employees and confirming they have the
resources necessary to ensure personal and company success;
Advise on the importance of a clean working environment,
instilling an attitude of high standards of cleanliness in all
In coordination with Human Resources hire, train and manage
department employees; comply with all HR policies including
confidentiality and non-disclosure;
Support new product launch activities for new cannabis
Support new or changes to packaging and labelling.
Work in partnership with all operational teams, attend all
meetings, deliver job training, advise on work schedules and daily
work tasks, along with providing performance reviews;
Work with senior management and a diverse cross-functional team.
Employ professional and clear communication practices to maintain a
positive and progressive atmosphere across Administrative, Quality
Assurance and Sales and Marketing departments;
Master several tasks and timelines at once while being organized
and having attention to detail;
Employ professional and clear communication practices to
maintain a positive and progressive team atmosphere across all
Such other duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Chief
· Always adhere to AgMedica Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
to obtain quality, efficacy and safety in all processes;
· Ensure all federal, provincial, and municipal regulations for
safety are followed by all operational teams;
· Familiar with and follow the Cannabis Act and its regulations;
follow GMP standards;
· Personal Protective Equipment must be worn; gowning and area
procedures must be followed as per SOP Proper Protective Equipment
and SOP Employee Health Hygiene and Dress Code Policy.
· Post-secondary in Business Administration and/or any other
3-5 years’ experience managing a large commercial operation or
Proven entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational
and leadership skills.
Experience in and knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices
(GMP) considered an asset.
Experience working with cannabis or other sensitive commercial
crops is considered an asset.
Demonstrate or provide evidence of necessary comprehension of
mathematics and the English language.
Must be bondable and pass a Health Canada Security Clearance.
Previous security clearance considered an asset.
These physical demands are characteristic of the physical
requirements necessary for an employee to successfully and safely
perform the necessary duties of the job.
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee
is required to:
· On occasion, lift weight up to 25kgs push and pull carts
· Use their hands and fingers, to handle scissors or trimmers.
Use of manual dexterity is required
· Required to stand for long periods of time, balance, walk,
reach with arms and hands, bend or twist, and to stoop, kneel,
· Vision abilities required by this job include close
While carrying out the responsibilities of the job, the
following work environment characteristics are typical of the
setting the employee will encounter:
· The noise level in the work environment is generally moderate,
increases when alarms sound.
· Personal Protective Equipment needs to be worn as required
· Under intense lighting, with strong odours
· This position includes potential exposure to, pollen, molds,
mildew, insects, plant debris, as well as chemicals
This Job Description is intended to express information
essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not
intended to be a complete list of skills, abilities, duties,
responsibilities or working conditions related with the position.
Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with
disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the
AgMedica will provide mandatory and/or specific training to
personnel holding positions that require such training or
certification in order to be compliant and successful within their
roles (i.e. GMP, JHSC, WHMIS, HCAAP, First Aid,
Core Competencies :
Manage and implement all operating and production aspects for
the company, advising on the proper tools and techniques as well as
assisting in creating a vision for success.
Demonstrate strong leadership, organizational, and communication
skills with employees and vendors; includes requiring one to
maintain the profitability of the department while controlling
Understand and advise on various operational techniques for
cannabis production, and enhance quality, efficacy and safety of
commercial scale operations, while practicing waste and cost
Understand how to interpret and effectively employ the AgMedica
Software Systems for complete plant tracking, logging harvest yield
weights, waste destruction, and rootball counts, managing bulk
inventory control, and for monitoring processing of product
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