Trim Technician

Trimming Pottsville, Pennsylvania


Position at Ayr Wellness

Company Description

As the leading cannabis multi-state operator (MSO), AYR Wellness is on a journey to be a force for good; and it all starts with our belief in the power and potential of the plant.


We believe in creating an environment in which we can all flourish, one where every individual can find their genius and pursue their passion, because it’s this dedication to creating a culture of excellence, one where we’re all empowered to achieve our dreams, that will propel us forward. We’re a company that puts our people first. A place where talent is rewarded, diversity is celebrated, and innovative thinking is championed and we believe that together we can build a better and brighter future for ourselves, our industry, and our world.


Join us as we create wonder together.

Job Summary

The Processing Technician is responsible for properly weighing, manicuring, and inspecting all cannabis flower intended for packaging. This position is an integral piece of the post-harvest process at Ayr Wellness, ensuring that only the highest-quality, well-manicured cannabis flower is packaged for sale to our customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Hand trims/manicures cannabis flower from plants in a quick and efficient manner, while ensuring high-quality standards are met.
  • Removes fan leaves and trunks after harvest to prepare for the drying process.
  • Inspects and weighs cannabis flower, as well as unusable stems, stalks, and fan leaves for input into the inventory tracking system.
  • Performs plant destruction and plant waste destruction in compliance with AYR Wellness, local, and state policies.
  • Ensures quality control post-harvest for a clean, seedless, pest and pathogen-free final product.
  • Maintains a high level of cleanliness of all processing equipment/areas and sanitation practices concerning handling of product according to company procedures.
  • Reports any instances of identifiable occurrence of mold, mildew, seeds, pests, or pathogens to the Processing Manager.
  • Fosters 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.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong desire to produce a high-quality product.
  • Exceptional hand-eye coordination and able/willing to work with small hand tools consistently throughout the entire shift.
  • Able/willing to hand/finger manipulate cannabis plant matter over the course of the entire shift.
  • Able/willing to sit/stand for prolonged periods.
  • Must be dependable, professional and confident. And be able to follow instructions and respond to management direction.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.


  • High school diploma/GED


  • 1-3 years

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment.
  • This job will require continuous education and training.
  • This position will require reading and learning through textbooks, articles, webinars, and hands-on activities.

Direct reports

  • N/A

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.
  • The working area may be odorous at times and loud due to fans and filtration systems, fluctuating between cold and warm temperatures.


Physical requirements


  • Sitting, standing, and walking motion/movement will be required.
  • Lifting or moving items up to 50 pounds may be required.
  • Constant movement and use of hands/fingers and limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina.
  • Must be able to inspect and detect quality defects.
  • Work on weekends and alternate shifts may be required.


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.


Diversity and inclusion are essential to pursuing our vision for the future, and we believe that our success is dependent on building a truly equitable, collaborative, and inclusive team. One that reflects the diversity of the communities that we serve.


In addition to a generous benefits package, and unparalleled career opportunities, as an employee at Ayr Wellness, you can expect to be provided with industry-leading training which will offer you an in-depth insight into the wonderful world of cannabis.