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Section Grower

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Atholville, NB
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Full Time
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Health Care




Job Summary & Responsibilities

Manage a commercial Medical Marijuana production facility operation and perform all tasks in cannabis cultivation process including cloning, transplanting, plant maintenance, pest/pathogen management, trimming, drying, curing, packaging, destruction and inventory management. The Section Grower also functions as Alternate Responsible Person In-Charge (A/RPIC) and responsible for Marijuana production and inventory controls at the Production facility in absence of Responsible Person In-Charge (RPIC).​

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Advanced knowledge of ACMPR, Marijuana products, its approved uses.
  • Demonstrated experience in cultivation of marijuana or other delicate commercial crops.
  • Expert knowledge in plant disease and pest mitigation without use of chemicals.
  • Focused, dedicated profession approach with high attention to detail.
  • Must follow Client's policies and contribute towards the goal of achieving Production targets within set timelines.


  • Requirements

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage crop scheduling and to precisely project all cultivation requirements on a daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly basis in order to meet sales demand in a cost-effective manner.
  • Supervise/monitor Cannabis production related activities as Alternate Responsible Person In-Charge (A/RPIC) in absence of Responsible Person In-Charge (RPIC).
  • Manage a Production team of Cultivation Technicians and guide them to achieve production targets within set timelines.
  • Perform and control activities related to cannabis starting materials and execute production processes as per respective Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Develop and execute irrigation, and nutrient supply plans to ensure optimum plant growth and maximize finished product output.
  • Execute integrated pest and pathogen management program in view of elimination/control of all types of mold, powdery mildew, spider mites, fungus gnats etc.
  • Working knowledge of environmental control systems, soil less substrates. various growing and flower development techniques, and have a deep understanding of environmental manipulations inside the production areas. Have deep knowledge of soil/soil less growing methods, micronutrients, beneficial bacteria, and nutrient implementation.
  • Experience and technical knowledge in product moisture level controls during production, curing, and packaging stages of medical marijuana products.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines, internal organizational policies and security measures related to Marijuana products.
  • Report regulatory issues and concerns with the potential to impact product quality to Quality Assurance department and management.
  • Support Divisional Manager (RPIC) in managing Marijuana process and product security and vault management. Assist with inventory discrepancy investigation of marijuana products.
  • Maintain audit ready status of Production department and participate in internal self-inspection and Health Canada regulatory audits, as necessary and participate with audit response preparation.
  • Assist with Marijuana processing, product transfer and destruction of Cannabis materials and Marijuana products. Ensure process and product security measures at all times during the entire processing stages.
  • Maintain all records related to production, sale and distribution of marijuana products at the facility with appropriate update on the ERP system.
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance, Production and other functional departments to ensure marijuana production process and product compliance.


  • OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES AS ASSIGNED BY THE MANAGEMENT:

  • Collaborates with other department associates in all areas to improve process performance and safety.
  • Employ professional and clear communication practices to maintain a positive and progressive team atmosphere.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Department Supervisors/ Leads and Managers.
  • Provide assistance to Health Canada auditors in compliance reviews.
  • Always maintain professional and friendly attitude
  • Other duties as assigned by the Divisional Manager (RPIC).


  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with minimum of 2 years of commercial grow experience or professional equivalency.
  • Previous Health Canada Security Clearance and work experience with a Canadian Licensed Producer (LP) is considered as an asset.
  • Strong Agricultural background in a GAP and HACCP regulated environment, with proficiency in various cultivation and plant maintenance techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in cultivation of marijuana or other delicate commercial crops.
  • Knowledge of plant diseases, insects and fungi, as well as plant treatment processes.


  • Security Clearance: Security Clearance may be requested for this position.

    Physical Requirements: Physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required for the proper management of cultivation warehouse.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with an updated resume in MS Word format.


    Posted: August 10, 2018
    Closes: October 9, 2018
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    About CanMar Recruitment

    CanMar Recruitment provides staffing and business solutions for Canada’s emerging cannabis industry. With a keen understanding of the current Canadian cannabis market, CanMar Recruitment can help b...