Extraction Technician

Extraction Technician

Ayurcanns’ mission is to be the leading provider of customized post-harvest outsourcing solutions to licensed cannabis producers. We offer end-to-end full outsource solutions to licensed producers which include Extraction & Refinement, Formulation & Packaging, Fulfillment & Distribution. A customer LP is able to focus on their genetics, cultivation and harvesting operations and outsource all of the rest to Ayurcann.

This is a rare and immense opportunity for anyone looking to get in on the ground floor of a premium cannabis processor. With it, you’ll get the chance to directly impact a burgeoning industry and work with other highly motivated individuals in creating its identity. If you believe in our mission, and know you can offer the type of passion, knowledge, and expertise necessary for this position, we’d like to hear from you.

We are looking for an individual with the education, background, and experience to become the extraction technician at our Pickering facility. As the extraction technician, you will utilize a combination of technical experience to carry out the required duties listed below.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processes raw Cannabis products into crude oil using closed loop ethanol extraction
  • Identifies and notifies the Extraction Manager of any issues during refinement, purification, crystallization, and distillation that deviate from the norm or can interfere with product quality
  • Ensures the effective execution of processing tasks within established company policy, procedure and requirements related to safety, quality, and compliance (SLP, SOP, GDP)
  • Meticulously performs and accurately documents all work as directed in the SOPs, GDP, and other applicable regulatory guidance
  • Completes daily housekeeping tasks in each processing room and common space, ensures proper disposal of all waste and hazardous chemical waste
  • Strictly adheres to hygiene and health & safety guidelines as described by the Company’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • As the company expands, assists with the education and guidance of new staff in lab protocols, SWP, SJP and overall safety awareness.
  • Routinely interfaces directly with cross-functional teams
  • Performs calibration and maintenance on laboratory instruments as required
  • Monitors use and inventories of chemicals and supplies through inventory control systems, identifies any inventory issues or concerns and systematically reports them to the Extraction Manager in a timely and efficient manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Security Clearance is an asset
  • Previous experience in production, manufacturing or other related fields is a must (if you have experience in Cannabis it’s even better)
  • Familiarity with manufacturing machinery and equipment
  • Ability to handle physical workload including lifting up to 40 lbs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment with exposure to noise, odors, and repetitive work
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Always maintain a professional and friendly attitude
  • Ability to stand/sit for long periods of time
  • A willingness to learn, and able to follow directions
  • Works well individually and in a team environment
  • Must have accountability, proactive behavior and strong attention to detail
  • Clean criminal record check
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • PLC knowledge would be considered an asset
  • Basic understanding of Cannabis laws and regulations would be considered an asset


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $35,000.00-$45,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Discounted or free food
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

To apply for the position please include the job title you are applying for in an email to info@ayurcann.com that includes your cover letter and resume.

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