Extraction Associate - Contract

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 20, 2022

Extraction Associate - Contract

Leamington, ON


About Tilray

Tilray is a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution currently serving tens of thousands of patients in ten countries spanning five continents.

Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?


Oil Extraction Associate is responsible for ensuring daily production tasks of the oil extraction process are completed efficiently, safely, and securely. The job tasks of Extraction Associate include but are not limited to:

  • Various Extraction methods of dry flower
  • Refinement process(es) of crude extracts and concentrates
  • Production of bulk products such as topicals, diluted oils, composite blends of various concentrates
  • All related paperwork, safety protocols, and necessary training as provided on one or more of our internal processes

The job could be:

Completion of all tasks are to be executed in a timely manner and within all quality parameters as specified by the quality department.

This contract is until August 2023.


  • Able to work well both independently and as a team
  • Ensure the safety and productivity of all employees within the department.
  • Ensure security of the department and facility during designated shift hours.
  • Enforce all safety and processing procedures while maintaining a clean and safe workplace in accordance with all production and quality SOP’s.
  • Enable effective communications between management and other employees.
  • Report all incidents (inventory discrepancies, accidents, equipment failures, NCR’s, etc.) to supervision immediately upon discovery.
  • Produce and prepare cannabis oil products as necessary to meet daily production demands.
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.
  • Work with volatile chemicals as needed, including proper storage and usage techniques
  • Able to work using a respirator as needed for specific situations


  • Completion of High School Mandatory, Post-secondary education considered an asset
  • Production experience in a food or health product related industry, lab experience considered an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in a production-oriented position
  • In depth understanding of established values and strategy of Tilray.
  • Ability to rationally analyze a situation, act on an idea or make sensible decisions that are in line with the company mission.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; Good mathematical and computation skills
  • Ability to motivate others to meet demands established by the schedule.
  • Knowledge of quality control procedures set forth by the Company.
  • Operating knowledge of all available processing equipment and processes (i.e. scales, extraction machines etc.)
  • Good understanding of computers and Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and safely lift up to 50lbs repeatedly
  • Must be able to wear/use required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for extended periods of time (i.e. gloves, lab coat, hair net, respirator)
  • Must be able to work in an enclosed and secure work area

Internal Candidates: For any internal applicants, we ask that you bring a hard copy of your resume with a supporting cover letter to the Human Resources Office, send a direct email to our Talent Acquisition Specialist or apply online at https://www.tilray.com/careers

Note: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not constructed to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the job. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Tilray is committed to providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. Please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation during any part of the recruitment process.


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