Post Harvest Technician

Post-Harvest Woodbridge, New Jersey


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 Post Harvest Technician performs manual labor to assist in the processing of cannabis, including, but not limited to hanging, bucking, drying, destemming, and trimming. The role maintains a sanitary and organized inventory of product depends upon the detail and thoughtfulness s/he exhibits in this position primarily the ability effectively compartmentalizes strains, batches, and corresponding numeric values to reduce any confusion or mislabeling.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carrying out all procedures and performing all duties in an efficient manner that also complies with, industry regulations, OSHA regulations, Ayr Wellness’s SOP’s and all applicable procedures.
  • Be willing and able to be cross-trained on and working alongside the remainder of Ayr Wellness’s team with the harvest, drying, trimming, weighing, processing, filling, packaging and any other tasks associated with Ayr Wellness’s broad cannabis product line as needed.
  • Ensuring compliance and accuracy involving all product tracking, product security, and product movement procedures. 
  • Following appropriate control measures to prevent mixing of dissimilar production components while following Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Performing in-process and post-process quality assurance testing and conducting visual inspections to ensure all product meets or exceed Ayr Wellness’s specifications and patients’ expectations. Such quality assurance work shall include but not be limited to:
    • Recording and monitoring processing conditions to ensure compliance to standard operating procedures.
    • Proper weighing, data recording, and batch tracking throughout process.
    • Monitoring and managing processing equipment supplies and inventory.
    • Monitoring/Maintenance of HVAC systems that control drying operations, including dry steam applications; monitoring temperature and humidity
    • Experience operating/maintaining high powered electric driven machinery.
    • Processing of cannabis inflorescence in preparation of extraction.
    • Ability to perform Loss on Drying to determine the water content in a flower
    • Perform daily balance checks and calibrations, and confidently calculate Tare-Weight Gross-Weight.
    • Be willing and able to train future new team members as necessary.


  • Excellent communication skills  
  • Strong work ethic, reliable, flexible  
  • Commitment to producing highest quality work  
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment, including flexible and/or extended hours as needed 


  • High school diploma/GED   


  • 1-year experience in the cannabis or agricultural industry not required, but 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.