Packaging Technician

Packaging Pottsville, Pennsylvania


Position at Ayr Wellness


Company Description

AYR Wellness is a publicly traded, multi-state cannabis company with more than 85 dispensaries. We are one of the largest scale producers of high-quality cannabis in the U.S., and our purpose is to be a force for good. People are at the heart of everything we do, and we are passionate about bringing progress and positive changes to our communities, our industry, and our world.   

Our talented and reliable team members are the foundation of our business and investing in exceptional talent is paramount to our success. The key to building a culture where everyone can thrive starts and ends with our teams. Their collective courage and kyndness sets AYR apart. Your career growth at AYR is limitless, and we believe in creating an environment where everyone can flourish and win together. 

Job Summary

The Packaging Technician is responsible for the safe and accurate packaging and labeling of all products. Working within a team environment, the Packaging Technician maintains the chain of integrity of our premium cannabis products from processing to customers and patients. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs accurate filling, packaging and labeling of all products ensuring compliance with company, local and state policies and procedures and product specifications. 
  • Follows Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) to ensure the safety and efficacy of all products. 
  • Ensure daily production schedule and goals set by Production Manager/Team Leads are met. 
  • Maintains high level of cleanliness of all packaging equipment, production areas and sanitation practices concerning handling of product according to company procedures; reports any potential contamination to a Team Lead immediately. 
  • Documents line inefficiencies and downtime to identify issues. Works in conjunction with others to resolve them in a timely manner. 
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance department to ensure that process parameters and quality testing is completed in accordance with regulatory requirements and company policies. 
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of all production records, quality records and electronic reporting tools. 
  • Assists in fostering a positive work environment, treating everyone with dignity and respect while perpetuating a curiosity for “everything cannabis”. 


  • Must meet age requirement as outlined by state cannabis agencies. 
  • Able to pass all background checks/fingerprinting as required by state cannabis agencies. 
  • Able to provide valid badging/credentials as required by state cannabis agencies. 
  • Must be able to work on nights, weekends or alternate shifts. 
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.


  • High school diploma/GED   


  • 1-year experience in the cannabis or packaging preferred 

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude)  

  • Adaptable / Flexible - Effectively manages change and adjusts comfortably to new people and processes; multi-tasks and handles ambiguity and stress well while remaining positive; bounces back quickly from challenging situations; asks for help when needed and stays focused on being a force for good.  

Direct reports  

  • No direct reports 

Working conditions 

  • The person in this position may be exposed to dust, kief, cleaning chemicals and fumes. Although systems are in place to remove these byproducts, there is still exposure to some degree. 
  • Frequently works in rooms with bright light where eye protection is required. 
  • Frequently works in rooms with moderate heat and humidity. 
  • The person in this position is constantly exposed to moderate background noise due to environmental systems, equipment and fans. 

Physical requirements 

  • Prolonged sitting, standing and / or walking motion/movement will be required throughout the shift. 
  • Constant movement of hands/fingers and limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina. 
  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder to inspect/maintain plants. 
  • Occasionally operate power hand tools and other cultivation machinery. 
  • Must be able to inspect and detect quality deviations and defects. 
  • Occasional lifting, positioning or moving items up to 50 pounds. 



Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 

At AYR Wellness, our vision is to be a force for good in all we do and to bring lasting positive change to our communities, our industry, and our world. And it wouldn’t be possible without our exceptionally talented team. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the uniqueness of each employee and supports their individual journey in finding their genius and pursuing their passion.

AYR Wellness is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to employment. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and the LGBTQ+ community, regardless of age, gender, religion, marital or veterans’ status.