Extraction Manager


With headquarters in Toronto, ON, and offices in both B.C. and around the globe, Namaste Technologies is the world’s leading online platform for cannabis products, accessories, and responsible education. The company’s ‘everything cannabis store’, CannMart.com, provides customers with a diverse selection of hand-picked products from a multitude of federally-licensed cultivators, all on one convenient site. Namaste’s global technology and continuous innovation address local needs in a burgeoning cannabis industry requiring smart solutions. For further information about Namaste, please visit NamasteTechnologies.com



The Extraction Manager is responsible for the management of the extraction production operation including team member productivity and driving process efficiency.  You will manage multiple high-priority extraction projects and act as a strong leader for all production of extracts, and the management of operations from biomass through to packaging.  This role is responsible for: providing leadership, direction, coaching and development to the extraction team.


●    Responsible for all solvent extraction including: ethanol, CO2 and hydrocarbon extraction.

●    Responsible for overseeing all post processing including but not limited to solvent recovery/removal, winterization and distillation.

●    Responsible for overseeing packaging of final extract products in jar and cartridge forms.

●    Ensure all equipment is in proper working order at all times.

●    Create and review production and operating reports as well as resolving operational, production and logistic delays.

●    Assess production orders/schedules to plan departmental operations based on product types, quantities, specifications and scheduled delivery/shipment dates.

●    Coordinate production so as to guarantee quality and timelines meet or exceed industry standards.

●    Responsible for promoting and ensuring a safe work environment at all times, adhering to occupational health and safety regulations

●    Responsible for monitoring and ensuring positive morale across all departments.

●    Represent Cannmart Labs in all Health Canada inspections, as well as all other regulatory audits or client visits.

●    Assist departments with projects as required.

●    Support the development and improvement of departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS)

●    Identify operational and compliance gaps, whilst developing solutions to address them.

●    Select, develop and evaluate staff to ensure efficient operations.

●    Control and budget financial spending across all departments

●    Create and manage KPI’s and OKR’s

●    Encourage a strong team dynamic, encouraging employees to provide feedback in order to constantly be making improvements.


●    Bachelor's Degree preferred or relevant working experience

●    Health Canada Security Clearance Required

●    5 + years in an operations leadership role, preferably in the Cannabis Industry

●    3+ years of working in a production environment

●    Demonstrated creativity and innovation in achieving business objectives.

●    Superior oral and written communication, organization, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

●    Experience managing multiple projects involving multi-disciplinary teams operating in a fast-paced, innovation driven environment.

●    Demonstrated ability to communicate, influence and work with all levels across the organization.

●    Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint

●    Possession of key skills including conflict management, business negotiation, decision making and organization

●    Experience with Lean, Six Sigma or other continuous improvement principles or programs.

We thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Namaste Technologies. Please note, only the candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Namaste Technologies welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



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At Namaste Technologies, you get to work with amazing, passionate colleagues on innovative technology. In an international work environment, we offer you the chance to be challenged, make an impact, work flexibly, and be part of a team.

  • Challenge

    Working with advanced technology means there is always a chance to learn problem-solving skills. We have developed strong solutions to help medical patients get access to cannabis, and we love to think creatively on ways to make it even better.

  • Impact

    Although we are constantly growing, we still act like a small company where everyone’s voice is heard and you have the opportunity to implement new ideas. Whether you’re working in a product, marketing, or information technology role, you have a chance to make an impact, starting from day one.

  • Flexibility

    Whether you’re a parent or a professional hockey player (we have both on our team), we believe that work should fit into your life and leave energy for the things you love. We offer flexible work arrangements to help you manage your workload.

  • Team Feeling

    We are a diverse team with a variety of nationalities, perspectives, and skills. We truly like working with each other and having fun together. We try to meet each other at least twice a year for international, off-site team building.

We are a team of passionate individuals working together for the same goal - to bring medical cannabis to the world. Even though we’re no longer a start-up, it’s important to us that we preserve that part of our culture - the part where everyone’s contribution makes an impact on the final result, and where we are all accountable and work creatively and collaboratively to problem-solve. Most importantly, as we grow, it’s important to us to maintain high levels of energy, passion, and drive.

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