Title Processing Technician

Are you looking to contribute to the growth and success of an innovative, scientific and customer focused enterprise? Are you looking to become a member of a dynamic, growing and fast-paced company? Then now is your chance to grow with us!

AgMedica is currently seeking an experienced Processing Technician for their Chatham-Kent facility. Reporting to the Director of Operations, you will be responsible for working in a large cutting-edge commercial grow facility, utilizing techniques that ensure quality, efficacy, and safety, adhering to all AgMedica Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). The Processing Technician will perform all tasks in the cannabis grow, processing and packaging sequence, including transplanting, nutrient administration, the plant life cycle – pruning, flowering, harvesting, drying, and packaging. Other duties may include supporting the grow team with irrigation and LED light monitoring, creating barriers for pest and pathogen infestation, and working as a cooperative member of the operations team.

As Processing Technician, you will:

  • Always adhere to AgMedica Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to obtain quality, efficacy and safety in all stages of the grow, processing, and packaging process;
  • Daily, follow all federal, provincial, and municipal regulations for safety during all grow, cultivation, and packaging operations;
  • Familiar with and follow the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulation (ACMPR);
  • Barcode each cannabis plant, from the vegetative room to the final harvested bulk cannabis products;
  • Ensure proper sanitation of equipment and production areas, when requested activate fertilisation and irrigation systems as directed by Master Grower or Assistant Grower;
  • Working with the production and processing teams, monitor all cannabis products;
  • Have foresight to recognize potential hazards, production problems and contamination risks;
  • Under the guidance of the Quality Assurance team, follow checks and balances for quality, efficacy, and safety;
  • Working as a member of the production and processing teams, perform safe and effective growing, pruning, harvesting, drying, weighing and packaging of cannabis product;
  • Destroy plant debris and waste products, recording data;
  • Document in the Batch Production Record (BPR) and associated forms for each cannabis lot;
  • Follow and apply appropriate control measures to prevent the combining of cannabis lots and batches;
  • Maintain a clean working environment, possessing an attitude of high standards of cleanliness;
  • Personal Protective Equipment must be worn;
  • Monitor inventory of growing, cultivation, and packaging supplies;
  • Verify packaging material is accurate and matched to specifications (labels, forms);
  • Ensure all aspects of the packaged product are compliant to specifications;

Position Requirements:

  • Post secondary in Agriculture/Horticulture and/or any other related discipline is considered an asset.
  • Experience in the cultivation of cannabis or other sensitive commercial crops is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrate necessary comprehension of mathematics and the English language.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Must be able to work at heights, under intense lighting, with strong odours, and in warm temperatures.
  • Must be able to work in environments with the presence of pollen, molds, mildew, insects, and plant debris.

AGMEDICA values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.  AgMedica is a living wage employer, we are committed to fair and accessible employment practices, which attract and retain talented employees. Should you require accommodations during any point of the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources 844-247-4633 ex 130 or careers@agmedica.ca

To Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter along with two letters of reference from a previous supervisor to Wendy Teetzel, Human Resource Manager.

We thank all candidates; however, we will respond to those that best fit the requirements of the position. As we are a growing organization, all resumes will be maintained in our database for consideration for future positions.

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