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A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!


We’re a global cannabis company driven by our passion to help people improve their lives. We have a diverse team who bring their best every day so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71 and Whistler.


Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


Are you an experienced Operations professional interested in dynamic opportunity? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can challenge the status quo, collaborate with others, and maximize efficiencies? If so, we have the perfect role for you!  


We’re looking for a dynamic professional to join our Operations Team in the role of Project Lead, Facility & Equipment Validation. Reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Facility & Equipment Validation, you would support multiple global production facilities, science labs, and food production activities; Manage the development and execution of qualification studies for critical equipment, facilities and systems; Assess impact of proposed changes to the current qualification status (i.e. Change Control); Act as Subject Matter Expert for FEV to support internal investigations and regulatory inspections.  


As a Project Lead, Facility & Equipment Validation you will…

  •  Author, execute and review Design (DQ), Site or Factory Acceptance Testing (SAT/FAT), Installation, Operational and Performance Qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) protocols for equipment, facilities and systems using a risk-based approach supported by sound scientific rationale and statistically valid sampling plans 
  • Create and/or review commissioning and functional testing protocols to ensure that equipment and facilities, directly or indirectly affecting validated systems are installed and operating according to the design and user specifications, and in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Develop qualification and functional testing protocols for critical software-based systems, ensuring compliance to 21 CFR Part 11
  • Participate in the design review of equipment, facilities and systems and development of User Requirement Specification documents 
  • Assess impact of equipment and facility changes to the critical parameters and validated state of the system or facility (i.e. Change Control) for the Markham and Bradford sites and recommend actions such as requalification or functional testing using a risk-based approach
  • Support Reliability and Quality Assurance in the development of internal and corporate policies related to the on-going operation and maintenance of equipment, system and facility management
  • Support the development and execution of environmental mapping studies and periodic requalification of Controlled/Classified areas, including seasonal considerations to support GMP compliance
  • Support operational/quality investigations and represent FEV during regulatory inspections
  • Adhere to Company procedures and policies and comply with EU GMP and Health Canada Cannabis Act, ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001 (Environment Management System) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series).
  • Oversee external validation consultants, contractors and vendors and guide support personnel in executing protocols as required 


You’re the ideal candidate if you have…
•    University degree in Science, Engineering, or related field 
•    Cannabis & CPG industry experience is considered an asset 
•    Core understanding and experience in Quality Systems, Regulatory inspections and project management


Bonus point if you have…
•    Strong knowledge of EU GMP, Change Control, facility design requirements, critical manufacturing equipment and instrumentation 
•    Advanced experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Projects, MS Teams) 
•    Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt; maintain focus and a high degree of accuracy while working with complex data in an environment of ever-changing deadlines, priorities, and requirements 
•    Exceptional analytical and organizational skills
•    Ability to learn quickly and prioritize appropriately
•    Excellent customer service skills
•    Detailed oriented, self-motivated, team player, with a strong desire to learn new skills and grow
•    Ability to multi-task or focus on detailed problems, and tenacity to drive issues until resolved
•    We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 
•    Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
•    Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
•    Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
•    Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
•    Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.
•    Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.

Next steps
Think you have what it takes to join our team? So do we! Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by a human recruiter (not a robot) shortly after you apply, and our team will contact you via email if we see a fit.


Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity.
Not the role for you? Share this posting with a friend or colleague that you think may be interested while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities through our Aurora Careers Page (hot tip: if you are already an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by referring this position to a friend! If they are successful, you will receive a bonus!).
Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.


Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic.


If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!
If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.

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