Packaging Specialist

Position

Packaging Specialist

Department

Product Development

Location

CannaPiece– Pickering Facility

Reports To

Production Supervisor

Shift/Weekend

Some shift work and weekends may be required

Travel Required

N/A

 

Summary of the Role

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Packaging Specialist will be the lead systems operator on the dried cannabis packaging line and pre-roll manufacturing and packaging line, as well as assist with our oil filling program. The Packaging Specialist will be handling the main operating systems for each of the packaging lines, which includes overseeing process quality controls. The Packaging Specialist also responsible for maintaining a perpetually clean work space to provide a sterile, safe and efficient environment for production of medical products.

The ideal candidate is a hard working individual, a strong team player, has the ability to work independently, and the ability to adapt to not only the operations of CannaPiece, but also to the challenges set in the ever-evolving Canadian cannabis industry. The position is suited to those who love to learn, understand and follow SOPs, and demonstrate diligence in maintaining good documentation practices.

Responsibilities

Operates and maintains packaging line machines and on-board computer program for packaging of dried cannabis

Oversees the in-process quality controls for the entire packaging line, safely and efficiently, while complying with all SOPs and regulations

Operates and maintains packaging line for pre-roll equipment, stations and program.

Oversees the safe and secure transport of cannabis and cannabis products between production environments and secured storage, in a sanitary manner

Meticulously performs and accurately documents all work as directed in the SOPs and GDP

Conducts quality monitoring of the entire production process

Performs calibration and maintenance on technical equipment, tools, production rooms & overall facility as required

Manages inventory through inventory control systems, identifies any inventory issues or concerns and systematically reports them to the Production Supervisor in a timely and efficient manner

Ensures sanitation and cleanup of all processing areas throughout the day are completed

Strictly adheres to hygiene and health & safety guidelines as described by the Company’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

As the company expands, assist with the education and guidance of new staff in lab protocols, Safe Work Practices (SWP), Safe Job Procedures (SJP) and overall safety awareness

Performs other duties as assigned

Successful Applicant will have (qualifications and skills)

High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent

1+ years’ experience in machine automation process, manufacturing and/or packaging systems

Experience working with GPP or GMP will be considered an asset

Strong attention to detail, including the ability to detect quality defects and perform accurate counts and measurements

A reputation of being dependable and punctual

The ability to adhere to strict procedures and schedules

Strong teamwork skills, works well as a team member in a fast-paced environment

The ability to establish priorities, work quickly, accurately, and independently with minimal supervision; demonstrates self-motivation and initiative

Effective time management skills with an ability to multi-task efficiently

A strong work ethic and positive team attitude

Willingness to maintain an open mind and learn new techniques

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Proficient computer skills including Windows-based operating systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Office, and other programs and software as required

Passed all professional and legal background check

Working environment, physical condition and capabilities

Able to perform repetitive tasks for long periods (e.g., packing and hand packaging, weighing product, and regular inventory) while maintaining a high level of attention to detail

Able to lift 25 lbs, sit and/or stand for extended periods and reach with arms/hands. Walking, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items is occasionally required

Exposed to open and packaged cannabis products/supplies

May be noisy at times and temperate

Exposed to dust, fine particles, gasses under pressure and flammable materials

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