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Manager, Quality Systems

Job location: Anywhere in Canada (Ontario preferred)
Employment type: full-time permanent employee in a remote work-setting
Division: Quality (Corporate Quality)
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday  


 


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re 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 an ambitious professional with a passion for driving change, improving processes, and building relationships? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where you can spearhead projects and accelerate results? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!
 

We’re searching for a dynamic and motiviated professional to join our team as our newest Manager, Quality Systems. In this role, you will report into the Director, Corporate Quality and spearhead our strategies for improving, consolidating, and expanding our Quality Systems across the organization. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve the best outcomes for our consumers by providing direction, technical leadership and support towards quality systems and procedures. Sound exciting? Keep reading…
 

As the Manager, Quality Systems you will…

  • Provide guidance and governance to the Quality Systems across the sites within Canada and global markets
  • Lead and direct the above site quality teams to support Quality Systems
  • Ensure implementation, effectiveness, and integrity of a global quality system that is compliant with all standards and regulations (i.e. Health Canada, EU GMPs, CUMCS, etc.)
  • Support implementation and maintenance of the quality strategy, budget and plans for quality improvement and related organizational learning to define, evaluate, and strengthen KPIs
  • Lead a team to establish and maintain robust Quality System programs such as Validation, Quality Management Reviews, eQMS, Quality Risk Management and more
  • Manage the Corporate Quality Training program to ensure all relevant stakeholders are made aware of new or changed procedures and processes are performed accurately
  • Evaluate standards and regulations against corporate and local policies to improve processes and drive best practices for managing a diverse set of products and procedures globally
  • Oversee metric reporting for KPIs and use data to align systems with current industry trends, standards, and expectations
  • Foster a cohesive environment in the Quality division by partnering with other areas and providing leadership, technical direction and coaching to direct and indirect reports
     

As an experienced professional you will have…

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, or a related field (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Quality Operational environment, ideally in the pharmaceutical or consumer-packaged goods industry (these credentials appear to match the candidate profile we are looking for but we’re ready to be convinced otherwise)
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a leadership role with advanced Microsoft Office skills
     

You’re the perfect candidate for this role because…

  • You have strong leadership skills with the ability to build high-performing teams and nurture long-term partnerships across all levels  
  • You’re a natural communicator who can convey complex information in engaging formats and influence others to achieve excellence
  • You have strong analytical skills equipped with the ability to think strategically while balancing tactical issues to make quick and informed decisions
  • You’re a motivated professional who is passionate about the cannabis industry and improving quality operations  

 

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 $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 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!


 

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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