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QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSOCIATE

Job Location: WMMC Pemberton

Employment Type: Full-time permanent employment onsite

Division: Operations, Quality

Hours: 40 hours per week

 

 

A LITTLE ABOUT US

We are 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.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is seeking a self-motivated individual to support the Whistler Medical Marijuana Corp (WMMC)  Pemberton, BC Quality team. The Quality Assurance Associate will report to the Quality Assurance Manager and will be responsible to:

 

  • Represent Quality as an ambassador for regulatory compliance regarding GMP, Cannabis Acts & Regulations, and company policies and procedures. 
  • Work in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Manager to perform delegated QAP duties (as required). 
  • Prepare and review quality-related documentation, including batch records, master specifications, logbooks, and all follow-ups. 
  • Investigate, review, and track QMS (customer complaints, non-conforming reports, CAPA, MOC, DEV, risk assessment, OOS, OOT, etc.). 
  • Participate in new initiatives, new product development, in-house quality projects as required. 
  • Support, participate in, and assist with materials and inventory management activities (receipt, return, adjustment, investigation, release, etc.). 
  • Provide support for the implementation of quality procedures, processes, and programs. 
  • Work closely with the operation and other stakeholders to ensure site compliance.
  • Provide training to personnel as needed. 
  • Work with site and multidisciplinary teams to ensure cross-functional quality requirements are met. 
  • Assist/backup the Quality team on-site and off-site as needed. 
  • Participate in APQR, internal, and external audits as needed. 
  • Other duties as requested  


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of health & Safety and Quality standards and compliance. 
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently. 
  • Ability to take initiative and drive improvements. 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and computer skills. 
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize activities, and adapt to changing priorities in an evolving environment. 
  • Ability to write technical documents (SOPs, Investigation Summaries, etc.). 
  • Work extended hours and/or weekends to support product and quality activities. 
  • ERP experience is an asset.  

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor of Science or diploma in a science-related field (chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, medicine, horticulture, pharmaceutical, food, natural health product and medical laboratory science). 
  • Minimum of 2-5 years' experience in quality assurance, quality, and document control. 
  • Experience working in a regulated environment, pharmaceuticals, cannabis, chemical, food or natural health product manufacturing environment is preferred. 
  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems including batch record review, batch release, document control, change requests, deviations, investigations, and CAPA 
  • MS Office proficiency is required 
  • Effective verbal and written communication in English 

 

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! With flexible working hours to compressed work weeks to paid sick and vacation time, you will be empowered to achieve work-life balance.

Total Rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive hourly wage (with shift premiums), stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski-trips 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 free 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 medical cannabis.

 

 

NEXT STEPS

Think you have what it takes to join our team? So do we!

 

Apply today by submitting your resume along with salary expectations 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.

 

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! We are here to help.

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

 

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

 

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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