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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.

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSOCIATE

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is currently recruiting for a Quality Assurance Associate to join our Edibles Manufacturing Team located in Nisku, AB. The incumbent will report directly to the Quality Assurance Manager, Edibles (West) and will be responsible for the following: 

 

MAIN RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Participate in developing and maintaining of all required PCPs for edible cannabis product manufacturing.
  • Create, review, and revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Investigate Complaints for Edible products.
  • Development and Execution of Process, Equipment and Cleaning Validations.
  • Assist in implementing continuous improvement initiatives for Edible Manufacturing.
  • Assist in collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including failed processes, stability studies, recalls, corrective actions and re-validations.
  • Track metrics around compliance and efficiency for edible manufacturing and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality.
  • Execute QA plans by assisting in conducting hazard analyses; identifying critical control points and preventive measures; establishing critical limits, monitoring procedures, corrective actions and verification procedures for all edible products.
  • Work closely with all areas of production in the facility including dried cannabis, to ensure compliance is maintained. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the QA Manager of Edibles – West.


KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree or Diploma in Food Science or other applicable science
  • 1+ years' relevant experience in QA in a relevant field such as food manufacturing, Natural Health Product manufacturing or Drug Product manufacturing.
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing environment is preferred. 

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES: 

  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems. 
  • Experience or an ability to demonstrate competency in GFSI and other quality management programs, including ISO 22000-2017, FSC 22000, ISO/TS 22002-series, ISO 9001-2015, GMP, HACCP, CODEX, COR, associated FSMS.
  • Ability to interpret and understand Regulations in the context of the scientific and commercial environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess strong technical writing skills. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office and experience using ERP systems. 
  • Ability to work independently, with a strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to an evolving environment. 

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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