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Packaging Area Lead

Aylmer, ON

Motif Labs is a licensed cannabis extraction facility located in SW Ontario. We operate as a business-to-business enterprise, offering toll processing and contract manufacturing services to Licensed Producers (LP’s) and 3rd party brands. Motif also has a portfolio of in-house brands; BOXHOT, DEBUNK, Boondocks, and Floresense, that are deeply connected to the diverse and evolving needs of today's consumer market.  

As Motif continues to grow, we are seeking talented and driven individuals to join our team. Our company culture is centered around integrity, collaboration, and quality and these core values are at the heart of everything we do.


Position Overview

  • Ensure all lines are achieving targets, optimizing production efficiencies, and decreasing changeover times.
  • Operate Pre-Roll equipment proficiently, ensuring smooth functioning and optimal performance.
  • Conduct training sessions for team members on the operation and maintenance of Pre-Roll or other relevant equipment.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of machinery to identify and resolve issues promptly, minimizing downtime and disruptions to production.
  • Identify bottlenecks and implement solutions for increased productivity.
  • Understanding of EPR systems and the timely and accurate recording of production consumption.
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to verify the accuracy of components and returns in both consumption and inventory.
  • Follow the production schedule closely and allocate manpower as needed.
  • Proactively managing employees, process or equipment issues, including minor conflict and escalating up as required.
  • Ensure the electronic work orders are prepared for the applicable production line prior to changeovers and completed work orders are accurate and promptly uploaded.
  • Communicate effectively with cross-functional teams to address challenges and facilitate smooth operations.
  • Escalate issues and actively participate in finding and implementing solutions to streamline processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 1-3 years experience in production or manufacturing environments in Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) facilities is preferred 
  • Minimum of 1 year of demonstrated leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, including effectively leading, motivating teams to achieve production targets, and coaching team members to enhance performance and skills.
  • Experience in problem solving and following detailed procedures 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging team environment 
  • Ability to work according to tight schedules and timelines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail, and ability to use common sense 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be willing to learn and adapt to change 
  • Must remain in compliance with provincial and federal regulations, and internal Motif policies 
  • Physically fit; standing and/or sitting will be required for long periods of time and must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Required to pass a criminal background check
  • Must be able to work various shift schedules as required

What We Offer

  • Schedule: Continental - Day Shifts Only (detailed below) 
  • Competitive Vacation Package
  • Group Benefits Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for Growth 


  • “Half Continental” rotating shift schedule (DAY shift): 4 days off and on one week, 3 days off and on the following week
  • Sunday through to Saturday (7-day operation). Hours are 7:30am – 8:00pm (12.5 hours)
  • Breaks:1.5 hour break to be broken up based on team needs and discussed with Supervisor/Manager

Visit our website to apply directly for this role, see other roles available and learn about Motif Labs!

Motif Labs welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

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