Belleville, ON, Canada Req #363
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Since the legalization of recreational Cannabis in October 2018, HEXO Corp has experienced incredible growth. As one of Canada’s top Cannabis companies, we continue to advance in this exciting new industry along with the incredibly talented people we have working on the team.
HEXO Corp creates globally trusted brands of easy-to-use and easy-to-understand cannabis products. HEXO Corp is a serious, business-oriented and socially responsible organization that is building dynamic teams of professionals that aren't afraid to step outside of their role, try new things and challenge the status quo.
If you are excited to take on a new challenge and are open to getting out of your comfort zone, we’re looking for people like you to join the HEXO Corp family.
Reporting to a Quality Manager, the Quality Specialist will be responsible for the implementation and ongoing monitoring of the quality assurance and/or quality control systems for adult use cannabis in strict compliance with Health Canada’s Cannabis regulations. The Quality Specialist is responsible for supporting the company’s Quality Management, Production, Maintenance and Facilities departments.
Performs QA/QC monitoring for all areas of cultivation, harvest, processing and storage to ensure compliance with Health Canada’s guidelines/regulations, including GPP and GMP by working with employees of different departments on the floor
Performing pre-operational inspections before the start of the production, cultivation, harvest and processing activities and documenting the observations in the pre-operational inspection control sheet. Perform operational inspections and documenting the observations on the operational inspection control sheet
Performing quality inspections and quality checks at various stages of cannabis from seed to storage and report the findings in control sheet
Ensures compliance to process quality requirements through monitoring, documenting and collaboration with departments
Implement the Preventive Control Program (HACCP),Critical Control Points, verification and corrective action procedures
Communicates non-compliances to respective department stakeholders in a timely fashion
Assists the production team with QA/QC activities relative to their area
Performs laboratory functions such as filling the COC sheets, coordinating sampling of product, reception of the results and data entry of the lab results, and external testing, equipment management and test product development
Provides support for inspection/testing/analysis of raw materials
Participates in the investigation of problems or failures within the overall quality system, including root cause analysis, identifying corrective actions, ensuring corrective actions are completed and documenting deviations
As needed, supports document change control, complaints investigation and recall investigation
Liaises closely with colleagues and provides required QA/QC training/coaching for all areas of the facility
Monitors process control and QC data trends, reporting findings to quality team leads
Follows procedures efficiently and consistently in laboratory and production environment
Supports creation of Quality Assurance/Control Reports for management
Assists quality assurance/control requirements for production R&D projects if needed
Post-secondary diploma or certificate in a technical discipline (e.g. Food, Physical, or Biological Sciences) required
Experience in Quality assurance in food, Pharma or cannabis industries
Experience in implementation of the HACCP, GFSI, FSEP
Bilingual an asset
Familiarity with Health Canada Cannabis Regulations is an asset
Proven ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Applications
Detail oriented, self-directed in execution of tasks, strong critical thinking and leadership skills
Communication, Conflict Management, documentation and record keeping skills are an asset
Motivated team player with strong communication skills, attention to detail and a willingness to learn
HEXO Corp. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, or genetic information and encourages applications from all minority groups.
Pay Type Hourly