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Quality Assurance Person (QAP)

 

Location: Bradford, ON

 

Overview:

 

Reporting to the Manager, Quality Assurance the Quality Assurance Person is responsible for Good Production Practices (GPP) according to Health Canada and Good Manufacturing Practices within the corporate Quality Management System (QMS).

 

Integrate, over-see, maintain, and report actual conformance status in the following areas:

      • GMP, GPP Compliance, Training and Awareness
      • Batch Release, both Domestic and International
      • Internal Audit Program
      • QAP Task Transfer Monitoring
      • Recall Program
      • Pest Control Program
      • Clinical Trials
      • Preventive Control Plan, as assigned
      • Product Development and/or Operations Trials, as assigned

 

Provide technical guidance and oversight in partnership with the Quality Assurance Manager in the following areas:

      • Product Compliance
      • External Audits
      • Annual Product Quality Review
      • Preventive Control Plans
      • Quality Risk Management
      • Product Non-conformance or OOS


Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess, interpret, and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and/or other governing bodies
  • Assess cannabis and controlled material test methods to ensure compliance for intended market
  • Inform Quality Manager and/or Department of critical regulatory changes, or potential gaps
  • Co-lead Health Canada and/or other external audits in partnership with QAM
  • Provide technical directive and decision making in partnership with the QAM
  • Review and approval of all controlled documents related to product/process
  • Assure the release of Cannabis Products according to SOPs for all markets
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance Specialist as needed to ensure effective Stability program 
  • Support product recall in conjunction with Quality Assurance, Control, and other stakeholders
  • Review Pest Control Reports
  • Monthly review and sign-off of complaints
  • Sign-off of NCR or CAPA with direct impact to Product Quality
  • Sign-off complaints, non-conformances, CAPAs, pest control reports, changes related to GPP etc.,
  • Stays up to date on technical Quality Assurance practices within the industry and abroad  
  • Maintain security and confidentiality of all aspects of the business
  • Adhere to Aurora SOPs and comply with Health Canada Cannabis Act and EU GMP as applicable
  • Other duties as required

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree in Science, Pharmacology, Medical Laboratory and/or combined work experience.
  • Security cleared individual according to Canadian Cannabis Act and regulations
  • Currently or previously a Health Canada approved Quality Assurance Person or Alternate Quality Assurance Person (considered an asset)
  • A minimum three to five years of quality assurance experience preferred, preferred technical quality with experience releasing batches
  • Keeps up with scientific knowledge, compliance and industry demands
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to communicate with the department supervisors and workers to insure seamless and transparent evaluation of in-process data and operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and execute verbal and written instructions.
  • Proficiency to prioritize activities.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Capability to maintain both physical and mental fitness and alertness.
  • Position requires ability to work at various levels of height and move freely and independently throughout all areas and levels of the building (including climbing stairs) to work in areas of production, labs, offices and others as required.

 

We would like to thank all applications for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. At Aurora, we are committed to do business inclusively and accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know.

 

 

 


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