Manufacturing Manager

About Token Naturals 

Token Naturals is an Edmonton-based independent cannabis company, creating products for companies and consumers. With a Standard Processing licence from Health Canada, Token’s central Edmonton facility focuses on extract and derivative products. We serve B2B clients with white label and contract manufacturing, and have our own consumer lines in the cannabis beverage space. 

Our company is powered by people. We take a values-forward approach and our community spirit is high. Ours is a startup environment, which means that we each often wear many hats to meet the company goals; the job will not be siloed nor rigid. We offer a flexible, remote-heavy work environment and a fun and friendly team compiled of individuals from all backgrounds and demographics. We’re proud to be an organization that champions diversity. Token is minority-led and majority owned by shareholders who identify as visible minorities and/or women. 


Position Overview

The Manufacturing Manager – reports to the CEO and collaborates directly with the Responsible Person in Charge, Facility Team and Project Manager.  

Qualified candidates must be skilled at working independently and possess exceptional production and manufacturing skills. This position plays an integral part in the operation of a Token’s new cannabis processing facility in a start-up environment and as such is a unique opportunity to build a manufacturing operation facility and team from the ground up. Token has begun trial batch production of cannabis products for itlicensing requirements and will begin production for the recreational cannabis market within the next two months. A range of extracted and derivative products will be produced and bottled within the facility 

As the Manufacturing Manager, you are be responsible for the planning, directing and execution of all manufacturing activities within the primary and secondary production and processing areas.  This will include assisting with Product Development and providing the input from a manufacturing perspective for the ongoing regulatory licensing requirements. The position requires a focus on scheduling and supervising the manufacturing team, creating detailed plans that meet the objectives of Tokenwhile practicing LEAN and continuous quality improvement.  Meeting order schedules and productivity targets while reporting accurate results regularly requires a disciplined leader. This position requires a leader that is highly motivated, energetic and capable of consistently working in a very fast-paced industry with the management experience to build and develop the manufacturing team. Over the next few months, the Manufacturing Manager will be responsible for selecting their team, setting production goals and hitting KPI’s.  

The Manufacturing Manager will work out of the facility in central Edmonton. This is a full-time, permanent position. There is opportunity for flexible working hours, within the constraints of the production schedule. 


Duties and Responsibilities 

Responsible for all production operations and production team, including the safety, production, quality, and performance of the department. The manufacturing team is responsible for preparing equipment and plant materials for extraction, white labelling, operating production equipment, handling production solvents, cleaning and maintenance of lab and production equipment, and maintaining meticulous records of product and inventory within the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.


Candidate Requirements 


We provide accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process. Applicants must be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations. 

To apply:  Applicants should send a resume and introductory cover letter to