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Quality Associate

Grimsby, ON | Full-time, Permanent


The Quality Associate, under the direction of the Quality Assurance Supervisor, is primarily responsible for the monitoring and quality control of cannabis production. The role will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with various regulations and as it pertains to the Cannabis industry as well as Good Production and Manufacturing Practices (GPP/GMP).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure that all standard operating procedures are being strictly followed at all times
  • Ensure compliance with Cannabis Regulations (CR)
  • Help implement and maintain GPP
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures
  • Review batch records supporting documentation (i.e. logbooks, forms)
  • Perform internal QA audits that are compliant with corporate policies, practices, and procedures
  • Adopt and incorporate quality methods into everyday work
  • Maintain QA control documentation
  • Identify relevant QA training needs and opportunities
  • Conduct tests and create reports in compliance with corporate policies, practices, and procedures
  • Assist with the maintenance of QA monitoring programs, including audits, controls, and other qualifiers
  • Conduct risk analysis, verification, validation activities, and formal design reviews, as applicable
  • Support processes of suppliers and service providers
  • Ensure that refuse and cannabis products are managed or destroyed in accordance with Cannabis Regulations (CR)
  • Complete inspection reports on production equipment, sanitation practices, and production areas
  • Train staff on operating procedures and GPP
  • Recommend corrective action
  • Adhere to all occupational health and safety regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

ROLE REQUIREMENTS/ABILITIES

Experience / Education

  • At least three years of work experience in a quality assurance role in pharmaceutical, food, or related industry
  • Postsecondary degree or diploma in biological science (chemistry, biology, pharmacology)
  • Cannabis or greenhouse industry experience would be considered an asset

Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of The Cannabis Act and its supporting regulations are an asset
  • Experience with an organization regulated by HACCP Canada or experience in a similarly regulated environment (GMP, GAP, GPP)
  • Ability to follow strict operating procedures
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Ability to adapt to new technology
  • Dedication to safety measures and best practices
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Must have own transportation as we are not on a public transportation route

Benefits

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Stock options
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress

Note: The chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete reference checks and a criminal background check.

We appreciate the interest by all candidates however we will be contacting those that best fit the requirements. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Aleafia Health will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.

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