Processing Assistant (PR1)

Canopy Growth | Smiths Falls, ON, Canada

Posted Date 8/09/2022

The Company

At Canopy Growth, our mission is clear: improve lives, end cannabis prohibition, and strengthen communities. We believe that cannabis can be a force for good. We’re building a consumer-centric organization that is focused on sharing the transformational potential of cannabis with the world. We will achieve this through an innovative and disruptive portfolio of cannabis and hemp-derived products.

With millions of square feet of licensed production capacity and operations spanning four continents, Canopy Growth is the world's leading cannabis and hemp company. We recognize that employees are at the core of our success, and we take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity.

Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue our incredible momentum of growth. If you are interested in building global challenger brands, scaling a business, and working in a values-driven environment, we want to hear from you!

The Opportunity

The general-purpose production assistant is capable of working in one of several manufacturing areas within the Smiths Falls site. They will be able to work on the production line with enough flexibility to be able to move across campus depending on the business’ needs. We are looking for an individual who possesses a positive attitude, team mentality, is eager to learn & open to new ideas, adapts well to an evolving environment, demonstrates reliability, able to follow safety and quality standards, drives throughput targets, works efficiently, works well with teams, and builds capability in others.


  • Qualify on site and department safety
  • Qualify in a single General Operating area, which includes a general understanding of operations and its processes, including GDP and GMP standards
  • Remain current on all relevant Standard Operating and Work Instructions
  • Work in compliance with established safe work practices and procedures
  • Meet expectations in all areas of attitude, attendance, and performance
  • Proficiency in all room cleaning related tasks
  • Food Safety Training
  • Understand 5S and your role in it
  • Report issues relating to production or process to Supervisor and Manager
  • Adhere to production and manufacturing schedules
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts
  • Must be able to work a Start Up Shift as required
  • Have demonstrated a strong record of attendance and punctuality in the last reporting period
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 1-2 years in and industrial/manufacturing setting is an asset
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to operate machinery
  • Ability to perform basic manual tasks
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Other Details

This is a full-time role based out of Smiths Falls, ON.

We appreciate your interest, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please notify your Talent Acquisition Partner. Please note, the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

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