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Refining Operations Technician

Aylmer, ON

The Refining Operations Technician is responsible for carrying out winterization, distillation and/or analytical testing processes of Motif’s operation. This role will perform day-to-day duties in compliance with SOPs and Health Canada Regulations under the guidance of the Refining Operations Supervisor.

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 Rizzlers, 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:

  • Adhere to all SOPs for the operation, analytical testing and maintenance of equipment
  • Identify improvement opportunities and report issues in order to maximize efficiency, quality and yield while ensuring safety and reliability
  • Perform production tasks such as homogenization, filtration and ethanol recovery
  • Ensure timely batch record completion with accuracy
  • Achieve daily KPI production goals and indicate limitations in processes
  • Keep accurate inventory control on processing material and lab supplies
  • Perform sanitation activities as per GPP requirements
  • Ensure 100% compliance with QA requirements during day-to-day activities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Post secondary education in relevant disciplines such as BSc. in Chemistry or college diploma in Chemical Technology, Industrial Technology or 2+ years in a laboratory production/manufacturing or pharmaceutical experience
  • Experience within Cannabis industry is an asset
  • Previous distillation, filtration, homogenization and/or hazardous material handling experience preferred
  • Mechanical inclination is an asset
  • Attention to detail and commitment to safety while operating process equipment 
  • Positive attitude with strong communication skills
  • Strong time management skills including ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Shows initiative and ownership of work and willingness to learn
  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Physically fit; standing and/or sitting will be required for long periods of time and must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to work various shift schedules as required


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

Please note you must be 19 years of age to both enter our website and work for our company. A criminal background check will also need to be completed to work for 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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