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Aurora is a global leader in the cannabis industry serving both the medical and consumer markets. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Aurora is a pioneer in global cannabis dedicated to helping people improve their lives. The Company's brand portfolio includes Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael '71, Daily Special, AltaVie, MedReleaf, CanniMed, Whistler, and Reliva CBD. Providing customers with innovative, high-quality cannabis products, Aurora's brands continue to break through as industry leaders in the medical, performance, wellness and recreational markets wherever they are launched.



Location: Bradford, ON


Aurora Cannabis Inc. is currently recruiting for a Quality Control Associate to join our Bradford, Ontario facility. The employee will report to the VP Quality.


  • Promote positive safety culture through participation, and adherence to, HSE programs
  • Promote positive working relationships with all departments
  • Understand, interpret, and apply regulatory, GACP, GPP and GMP requirements
  • Act as an ambassador for regulatory and process compliance
  • Provide guidance to procurement on suitability of materials for purchase 
  • Ability to organize and facilitate multi-disciplinary research projects, and organize and implement scientific experiments and/or procedures
  • Develop direct-input and finished product specifications ensuring EU/USP compliance
  • Manage the sampling, submission, and lab tracking of all Cannabis samples for release
  • Manage the site/lab relationships, and tracking conformance of lab result TAT
  • Complete investigation of any OOS, prepare report and direct disposition
  • Support investigation and risk assessments related to product NCR as required
  • Write, revise, and continuously improve in-scope SOPs ensuring compliance
  • Responsible for the maintenance (site-level), conformance and management of:
    • Controlled, Bulk and Final Material Sampling & Approved Materials List
    • Specifications for all product categories (spec tables) & associated CoA/CoMs
    • Specification Creation/ERP Inspection Plan (with QA Supervisor – Floor support)
    • Environmental Monitoring (with QA Supervisor – Floor support)
  • Participate in Annual Product Quality Review
  • Participate in Internal and External Audits, as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A Canadian (or assessed as equivalent) B.Sc. degree or equivalent in an applicable discipline of science (chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, chemical engineering, medicine, horticulture, medical laboratory science or related).
  • Three (3) years’ experience in Quality Control/Assurance.
  • Functional understanding of HPLC, GC-MS, ICP-MS, spectroscopy, and plant sciences
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurances programs such as GMP, HACCP and ISO.
  • Strong team facilitation/leadership skills with a commitment to team development.
  • Strong interpersonal, and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Leadership / team facilitation skills.
  • Analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Proficient with standard office technology such as Microsoft Office and ERP systems


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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