Production Technician

Packaging Cranbury, New Jersey


Position at Ayr Wellness


Reporting to the Packaging Manager, the Packaging Technician is responsible for the safe and accurate packaging and labeling of all products.  Working with the Packaging Lead, the Packaging Tech will ensure packaging schedules are executed as well as maintaining the chain of integrity of our premium cannabis products from processing to patient.


  • 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 a 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 the Quality Assurance department to ensure that process parameters and quality testing are 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”.


  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong desire to produce a high-quality product.
  • Must be able to meet production goals within an established timeline.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older as required by the NJ CRC.
  • Able to pass all background checks as mandated by NJ CRC.
  • Must be comfortable with a high level of responsibility.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.


  • Experience in a high-volume production facility/continuous production line.
  • Familiarity with multiple packaging technologies such as automated flow-wrapping, bottle filling, blister packing, backer carding, and heat shrinking equipment.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment.
  • Experience in commercial food/medical production or cleanroom processes.
  • Experience in labeling rules and regulations.



  • 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.
  • Must be able to work on weekends or alternate shifts


  • Sitting, standing, and 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.
  • Constantly operates packaging machinery and other production equipment.
  • Must be able to inspect and detect quality defects.
  • Occasional lifting, positioning or moving items up to 50 pounds.

 Employee Benefits Offered at AYR Wellness

  • ETO- Earn Time off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits - up to 80% employer-paid
  • Retirement Contributions – For all hours worked
  • Employee Discount – 50% on Ayr Wellness Brands
  • Employee Referral Plan
  • UFCW Union Benefits
$19.25 Per hour