Cannabis Refining Technician

Motif Labs
Aylmer, ON

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Job Description


The Refining Operations Technician is responsible for carrying out winterization, distillation and/or analytical testing processes of Motif’s operation. This role will perform day-to-day duties in compliance with SOPs and Health Canada Regulations under the guidance of the Refining Operations Supervisor.


Motif Labs is a licensed cannabis extraction facility located in SW Ontario. Motif operates as a business-to-business enterprise, offering toll processing and contract manufacturing services to Licensed Producers (LP's) and 3rd Party Brands. Motif is experiencing significant growth and we are seeking dynamic and professional individuals to join our team. Motif prides itself on Integrity, Collaboration and Quality, and these core values are at the center of everything we do.

Position Overview:

- Adhere to all SOPs for the operation, analytical testing and maintenance of equipment

- Identify improvement opportunities and report issues in order to maximize efficiency, quality and yield while ensuring safety and reliability

- Perform production tasks such as homogenization, filtration and ethanol recovery

- Ensure timely batch record completion with accuracy

- Achieve daily KPI production goals and indicate limitations in processes

- Keep accurate inventory control on processing material and lab supplies

- Perform sanitation activities as per GPP requirements

- Ensure 100% compliance with QA requirements during day-to-day activities

- Other duties as assigned


  • GED Required, post secondary education in relevant disciplines such as BSc. in Chemistry or college diploma in Chemical Technology preferred

  • Cannabis and/or Manufacturing experience preferred

  • Experience within Cannabis industry is an asset

  • Mechanical inclination is an asset

  • Attention to detail and commitment to safety while operating process equipment

  • Positive attitude with strong communication skills

  • Strong time management skills including ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Shows initiative and ownership of work and willingness to learn

  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Physically fit; standing and/or sitting will be required for long periods of time and must be able to lift up to 50lbs

  • Required to pass a criminal background check

  • Must be able to work various shift schedules as required


  • “Half Continental” rotating shift schedule (Days ONLY): 4 days one week, 3 days the following week

  • Sunday through to Saturday (7-day operation). Hours are 7:30am – 8:00pm (12.5 hours)

  • Breaks are: three 30 min breaks to be broken up based on team needs and discussed with Supervisor/Manager

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $50,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Application question(s):

  • This position is located in Alymer, ON. Do you have reliable transportation?

Work Location: One location