Quality Assurance Assistant
Tilray
London, ON
Quality Assurance Assistant - London, Ontario

High Park Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray, a global leader in cannabis cultivation, processing, and distribution. Tilray serves patients in Canada and around the world with a diverse range of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products as High Park Company focuses on creating distinctive products for adult Canadian consumers.

About High Park Company
High Park Company was established to develop, sell, and distribute inspiring and iconic adult-use cannabis brands.

About Tilray
Tilray is a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution currently serving tens of thousands of patients in ten countries spanning five continents.

Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Supervisor, the Quality Assurance Assistant will be responsible for the implementation and ongoing monitoring of the quality assurance systems for cannabis in strict compliance with Health Canada’s Cannabis Regulations guidelines. The Quality Assurance Assistant is responsible for supporting the company’s Quality Assurance, manufacturing, maintenance and facilities departments.

Role and Responsibilities
Performs QA monitoring in all areas of manufacturing processes and communicates results to respective area stakeholders
Assists in quality assurance activities and ensure compliance with Health Canada’s guidelines pertaining to manufacturing, processing, packaging, labeling, shipping
Ensure compliance with regulations through internal auditing and quality systems by performing audits in manufacturing, facilities and maintenance for inventory, GDP, GPP and process quality compliance. Communicates any non-compliances to respective department stakeholders
Participates in investigation activities associated with problems or failures within the overall quality assurance systems, to analyze root cause, to propose appropriate corrective action, and to document with deviation reporting tools
Performs assessment and quality release of packaging components to be used in manufacturing
Maintaining accurate record keeping and cleanliness of work area
Liaise closely with colleagues and provides required QA training for all areas of the manufacturing facility to ensure efficient resolution of quality related issues
Provides support to ensure compliance of Change Control System, Complaints System, Validation System and Deviation Investigation Reports (DIR), including Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA)
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Post-secondary diploma or certificate in a technical discipline required
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (Food, Physical, or Biological Sciences preferred) is an asset
Previous experience in a quality assurance role would be an asset
Detail oriented and self-directed in execution of tasks required
Strong critical thinking and leadership skills
Proven ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Applications
Keen learner, who continually strives to improve their skills and knowledge
Motivated team player with strong communication skills and attention to detail
Must possess a willingness to learn with a positive attitude; good communication and time management skills
Chemistry and Plant Biology knowledge is an asset
Familiarity with Cannabis Regulations is an asset

High Park welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.

Please note that High Park does not authorize, engage, or sponsor any consultants, agencies or organizations that seek certain personal or financial information from you (e.g. passwords, login ids, credit card information). High Park does not charge any application, processing or onboarding fee at any stage of the recruitment or hiring process.

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