Manager, Quality Projects


Division: Global Quality
Job Location: Ontario (GTA preferred)
(Regular travel into our Bradford, Brampton, Markham or Jarvis facilities will be required)
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 
Employment Type: Full-time permanent employment - Hybrid


 

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
Are you a creative professional with a passion for navigating complex problems and thinking outside the box? Do you enjoy managing multiple projects and introducing innovative solutions? Does the idea of working in a collaborative environment with talented professionals excite you? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you.

We’re searching for a dynamic and resilient professional (like you) to join our team as our newest Manager, Quality Projects. In this role, you will report directly into the Senior Manager, Quality Projects and be responsible for leading, managing, and executing quality projects to drive strategic initiatives and improve the cannabis experience for our patients and consumers. Sound interesting? Here is a little more…

 

As the Manager, Quality Projects you will…

  • Lead and manage the delivery of key quality projects to support implementation of the global quality strategy, plans for quality improvement and organization learning to strengthen and report on Quality KPIs
  • Execute continuous improvement initiatives that impact the KPIs including, but not limited to, initiatives for training and procedural harmonization
  • Facilitate all aspects of the project life cycle including identifying project scopes, evaluating objectives, developing, and managing timelines, liaising with stakeholders, mitigating and resolving risks, supporting implementation, and evaluating impact 
  • Partner with other functional areas to establish and cultivate the Quality Culture at the sites and participate in various quality risk management initiatives
  • Maintain on-site presence at the facility level when required to support teams throughout the projects for successful project execution as required
  • Work cross-functionally with with relevant stakeholders to ensure understanding and ownership of deliverables
  • Manage and resolve any issues that may arise between deliverables, projects or functional groups
  • Participate in Quality risk management initiatives
  • Partner with other functional areas to establish and cultivate the Quality Culture at the production facilities
     

As an experienced professional you will have…

  • Post-secondary education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma, in Engineering, Science or a related field
  • 3 + years of experience in an operational environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical or consumer-packaged goods industry
  • 3 + years of experience in a product/project management or leadership role 
  • Knowledge and experience in Quality Management Systems and proficiency with all MS Office products including Word, Outlook, Excel and Teams
     

Bonus points if you have…

  • PMP Designation or a LEAN six-sigma certification
  • Previous experience using ERP systems and electronic batch record systems
     

You’re the perfect fit if you are…

  • A multi-tasker who thrives in fast-paced environments where they can manage multiple projects, tasks, and activities at once
  • A creative thinker who can think outside the box to build, launch and mange projects that deliver results and value to stakeholders
  • A problem solver with the ability to navigate complex challenges and prioritize objectives with a positive attitude
  • A collaborative who excels in a team dynamic where they can influence others and build relationships to satisfy agendas

     

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! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
     
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes 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 $1,500 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 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 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.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways! We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. 
Not the role for you? Share this posting with a friend or colleague that you think may be interested while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities through our Aurora Careers Page (hot tip: if you are already an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by referring this position to a friend! If they are successful, you will receive a bonus!)


 

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!


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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