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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 CONTROL TECHNICIAN

 

Whistler Medical Marijuana Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc. We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Technician to join our Facility in Pemberton, British Colombia. The incumbent will report to the Vice President of Quality and will be responsible for the following:

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand, and follow all department SOPs and related forms to GMP and/or GPP standards, including owning QC procedures.
  • Understanding of Health Canada, USP, EU compliance and requirements.
  • Complete all required documentation using good documentation practices,
  • Develop and align testing specifications for all controlled materials and finished products within Aurora Cannabis standards
  • Maintain functional understanding of HPLC, GC-MS, ICP-MS, spectroscopy, and plant sciences
  • Be responsible for the execution of Quality Control process, including but not limited to:
    • Material Management – sampling, testing, and approval of certificate of analysis of controlled materials. Provide guidance to procurement for suitability of material and vendors
    • Environmental Monitoring – participate in the development and execution of the sampling plan of grow rooms, report state of facility and procedures to minimize risk of contamination
  • Compile specification documents for all tested materials, determine the disposition of the material by assessing compliance of the results to the specification
  • Initiate/Support investigations, to ensure ongoing compliance, to achieve process / quality improvements
  • Be the primary contact and liaison for all communication with outside testing labs
  • Be responsible for sampling and testing of cannabis products both internally and externally to ensure compliance with internal specifications and other needs
  • Consult and/or participate in any sampling process required at the site, with respect to suitability, and compliance
  • Reporting of any potential or actual deviations to Process manager and QA Manager
  • Effective and strong communication with all cross functional teams within the facility
  • Support Quality Assurance as required at the facility
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required
  • Any other suitable duties as assigned by the VP of Quality.

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.Sc. degree or diploma in an applicable discipline of science (chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related)
  • 2+ years experience working in Quality Assurance
  • Knowledge of GMP and regulations for manufacturing and testing pharmaceutical products considered an asset
  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment (e.g. HPLC, GC, and ICP) considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in scientific writing
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills. Knowledge with Microsoft excel, word and outlook
  • Ability to thrive in a constantly changing 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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