Packaging Technician

Packaging Warrendale, Pennsylvania


Description

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 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”.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Must be able to meet production goals within an established timeline.
  • Effective time-management skills and ability to multitask.
  • Must be able to work on nights, weekends or alternate shifts.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
     

Education

  • High school diploma/GED

Experience

  • 1-3 years

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment.
  • 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.

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.
  • The person in this position is constantly exposed to moderate background noise due to environmental systems, equipment and fans.

 

 

Physical requirements

 

  • 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 positions self throughout task at hand.
  • Constantly operates packaging machinery and other productivity equipment.
  • 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.

 

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.