Legalization has opened up the recreational cannabis market in Canada, and the global demand for medical cannabis continues to expand. In this exciting new environment, Canopy Growth’s mission is to be the No. 1 cannabis company in the world. We’re looking for incredible people to join us on the journey.
With millions of square feet of licensed cannabis production and operations spanning five continents, Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) is the largest legal producer of cannabis in the world. It is a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED), the New York Stock Exchange (CGC), and is part of the S&P Composite Index. Its wholly owned subsidiaries — including its flagship, Tweed, and international medical companies operating under the Spectrum Therapeutics brand — are leading producers of legal, regulated cannabis.
Headquartered in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of its success, and takes pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity. Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue and increase our incredible momentum of growth.
Reporting to the Regional Operations Manager of Canopy Growth, the Opearations Manager will oversee the cultivation and post-harvesting operations on a day-to-day basis, and ensure that work is done safely, on time and within budget and to the right quality standards and within Health Canada compliance requirements.
- Lead daily and weekly production meetings. Provide coordination to resolve issues / crisis. Prepare work schedule and assign specific duties as required. Ensure the team members are informed of planned activities
- Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental standards are up to Ontario code. Investigate issues and implement corrective actions
- Develop and implement projects to increase efficiency, yield, productivity and capacity across all processes. Ensure 100% utilization of production assets at all time
- Along with QA Officer, ensure full compliance with Health Canada regulations
- Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new production employees with HR assistance. Ensure adequate training is provided to all existing and new employees
- Coach and mentor employees. With HR, ensure employees have the required skills and capabilities for the tasks and responsibilities assigned to them
- Support deployment of best practices to other sites including standard work methods and equipment
- Ensure Lean methodology is implemented
- Oversight of all aspects of the operations such as post harvesting, shipping and fulfilment, extraction, warehousing, facility, etc.
- Ensure that operations are consistent with Canopy’s human resource, IT, corporate policies and regulatory frameworks
- In conjunction with the Assistant General Manager, develop site budget and KPIs and manage ongoing operating performance against plans
- Ensure that all Health Canada regulations are being met with support and guidance from the quality team
- Working with HR, ensure staff is properly trained and that personal development plans and backup plans are in place for key personnel
- Lead production meetings and provide coordination to resolve issues as they arise
- Develop and implement progress plan to improve quality, productivity and throughput
- Ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental standards. Investigate issues and implement corrective actions
- Ensure that Canopy best practices, standard work methods and Lean methodology are used across the site
- Track KPIs and balance scorecards
- Must be able to work variable shifts
- Other duties as assigned
- Post-secondary education in Engineering or Business is an asset
- Lean Green Belt Certification and or use of Lean and Continuous Improvement concepts
- Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization
- Proven leadership and people management experience in a distribution or a process driven environment
- Strong computer skills
- Flexibility in work schedule
- Excellent communication and relationship management skill
- Autonomous and decisive style of management
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- People manager with wide experience in coaching
This is a full-time position based out of Edmonton, Alberta.
We appreciate the interest from all candidates, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements. If you don’t hear from us, don’t fret; every resume we get is kept in our database for six months for consideration in future searches for talent.
Canopy Growth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
One last note:
the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.
Thank you so much for your interest in Canopy Growth.