Automation Technician - 2nd shift at Cresco Labs | Powderkeg


Cresco Labs is one of the largest public, vertically integrated, multistate operators in the cannabis industry. Our portfolio of in-house cultivated and manufactured brands features some of the highest quality, most awarded and most popular cannabis products in America. With dozens of locations nationwide, our owned and operated Sunnyside® dispensaries provide a welcoming, positive, judgement-free place to shop for anyone at any point on their cannabis journey.

Founded in 2013, Cresco Labs’ mission is to normalize and professionalize cannabis through our passionate employees. As stewards of the cannabis industry, our teams are constantly focused on supporting the needs of our fellow colleagues, consumers, customers, and communities alike. With a focus on Social Equity and Educational Development, our SEEDTM initiative ensures that our company reflects the communities in which we serve, ensuring equal opportunity for all to have the knowledge and resources to work in and own businesses in cannabis.

At Cresco Labs, we aim to revolutionize and lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on quality and consistency of product, and to bring legitimacy to the industry with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

If you’re interested in joining our mission, click the below links to join our team today!


At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.


Monday - Friday, 4:00pm to 12:30am


Cresco Labs is seeking an Automation Technician to join our skilled maintenance and facilities engineering team. The Automation Technician’s primary responsibility is the safe and continual operation of automated packaging, processing, extraction and other automated equipment. The Automation Technician will be responsible for the preventative maintenance of the processing and packaging equipment, as well as any daily equipment/operational issues that may occur with the equipment.


  • Maintain, inspect, troubleshoot, repair, install, and perform preventative maintenance on industrial processing, packaging, and automated equipment.
  • Safely repairs, inspects, troubleshoots, and ensures proper operation of processing and packaging equipment throughout the facilities.
  • Performs maintenance, disassembly, repair, replacement or adjustment of various equipment in accordance with technical specifications and engineering instructions.
  • Performs set-up and changeover of packaging equipment.
  • Interpret technical data – blueprints, manufacturers manuals and specifications.
  • Ensure all production documentation is maintained timely and accurately.
  • At the direction of the Automation Technician Supervisor, partner with operations and production teams to ensure scheduled downtime and proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Support the Automation Technician Supervisor in ensuring the training of other support employees assigned to the packaging line.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.


  • 3+ years of experience inspecting, troubleshooting, performing complex repairs, and or installing high speed packaging and processing equipment.
  • Proficient with lockout tagout procedures (LOTO) and other OSHA safety standards as required.
  • Proficiency and expertise with automated packaging equipment
  • Ability to read machine prints and perform machine repair
  • Automation related technical certification (preferred)


  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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Cresco Labs is aware of fictitious employment offers being circulated from various sources. Many of these schemes consist of an alleged offer of employment with Cresco Labs with the intention of gaining personal information, including payment and/or banking information. Be aware that fraudulent job offers and correspondence may appear legitimate: they may feature a Cresco Labs logo, they may appear to originate from an official- looking email address or web site, or they may be sent by individuals purporting to represent Cresco Labs or an entity which includes the word Cresco Labs in its name.

Please note that Cresco Labs **does not **ask for payment or personal banking information as a condition of employment. Any personal information is requested for payroll or state badging purposes only. Applications can be securely submitted through our career’s pages.

We are working diligently to block this from happening. Beware if an

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Automation Technician - 2nd shift
  • Company
    Cresco Labs
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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