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Summary

Rubicon Organics’ mission is to grow the best cannabis on Earth, and for the Earth. We are on our way to achieving our vision to be the global brand leader in organic cannabis. Our state-of-the-art hybrid greenhouse in Delta, BC is now fully operational and licensed. The team has launched its first Canadian brand, Simply Bare Organic to rave reviews.

The Operational Excellence Engineer will be responsible for working closely with our Cultivation Team to identify and exploit opportunities to improve efficiency, quality, yield and safety within operational areas of our Delta Greenhouse facility. The shared goal in this relationship is to efficiently produce super premium, certified organic cannabis for our consumers at optimal capacity.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, configure and optimize Cultivation processes
  • Analyzes process flows continually for the enhancement of quality, cost reduction, and throughput
  • Develops and implement process control techniques and procedures
  • Identifies improvement opportunities
  • Conducts root cause analysis to determine metrics, troubleshoot issues, and create process documentation
  • Leads project management of improvement projects (Quality, Cost and Inventory) 
  • Assesses processes, takes measurements and interprets data
  • Designs, runs, tests and upgrades systems and processes
  • Develops best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output
  • Manages cost and time constraints
  • Performs risk assessments
  • Provides process documentation and operating instructions
  • Provides documentation support like process flow charts as required
  • Supports in investigation of product or process non-conformance to determine root causes and develop and implement corrective action with follow-up as required 
  • Contributes to development of standardized instructions, SOP’s
  • Documents and controls to ensure product and process quality
  • Compares system performance statistics with other operations to determine areas of opportunity for collaboration and improvement
  • Leads or participates in special projects as necessary

We are looking for an outstanding Operational Excellence Engineer:

  • Uses proven work experience in process mapping to design further innovative processes and equipment for the facility
  • Works collaboratively across many teams including Quality, Compliance, Procurement, Operations, with a focus on Cultivation & Post Harvest
  • Has a highly organized and process driven mindset with excellent written and verbal communication skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in a manufacturing or agricultural environment would be considered an asset
  • Familiar with LEAN manufacturing concepts and application
  • Technical aptitude and ability to think logically
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong interest and knowledge in process improvement would be considered an asset
  • Experience working with quality systems
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Demonstrated computer skills and aptitude are required
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail

This role will be based out of our Delta facility and the successful candidate will be expected to complete a criminal record background check prior to employment commencement.