Position:  Quality Assurance Technician
Location:  Petrolia, Ontario
Job Id:  1323
# of Openings:  1

Quality Assurance Technician -  Petrolia, Ontario
 
High Park Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray, a global leader in cannabis cultivation, processing, and distribution. Tilray serves patients in Canada and around the world with a diverse range of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products as High Park Company focuses on creating distinctive products for adult Canadian consumers.
 
About High Park Company
High Park Company was established to develop, sell, and distribute inspiring and iconic adult-use cannabis brands. 
 
About Tilray
Tilray is a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution currently serving tens of thousands of patients in ten countries spanning five continents.
 
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
 
 
Reporting to the Quality Assurance Supervisor the Quality Assurance Technician will be responsible for the ongoing coordination of sampling, tracking and reporting of laboratory results, equipment calibration, routine quality monitoring and auditing. The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for supporting the company’s Quality Assurance, production, maintenance and facilities departments. 
 
 
Role and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for product sampling activities, coordination with the testing laboratory and tracking of laboratory results in accordance with Health Canada Regulations
  • Responsible for soil structure sampling, testing, and analysis, growing media development, raw material inspection and release
  • Provides support to production, processing, scheduling and logistics teams to ensure timely coordination for release of product
  • Assists in QA monitoring in all areas of production and manufacturing processes and communicates results to respective area stakeholders
  • Responsible for calibration & maintenance of QA equipment and devices, as well as coordinating certification activities
  • Assists maintenance department in qualification of production and manufacturing equipment and devices
  • Assists in quality assurance activities and ensure compliance with Health Canada’s guidelines pertaining to production, processing, packaging, labeling, shipping
  • Ensure compliance with regulations through performance of internal auditing and quality systems by performing audits in production, facilities and maintenance for inventory, GDP, GPP and process quality compliance. Communicates any non-compliances to respective department stakeholders
  • Participates in investigation activities associated with problems or failures within the overall quality assurance systems, to analyze root cause, to propose appropriate corrective action, and to document with deviation reporting tools
  • Maintaining accurate record keeping and cleanliness of work area
  • Liaise closely with colleagues and provides required QA training for all areas of the facility to ensure efficient resolution of quality related issues
  • Monitors process control and non-compliances to standards to respective department stakeholders
  • Follow procedures efficiently and consistently in laboratory and production environment.
  • Provides support to ensure compliance of Change Control System, Complaints System, Validation System and Deviation Investigation Reports, including Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA)
  • Other duties as required
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Post-secondary diploma or certificate in a technical discipline preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (Food, Physical, or Biological Sciences preferred) is an asset
  • Previous experience in a quality assurance role would be an asset
  • Detail oriented and self-directed in execution of tasks required
  • Strong critical thinking and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Applications
  • Keen learner, who continually strives to improve their skills and knowledge
  • Motivated team player with strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Must possess a willingness to learn with a positive attitude; good communication and time management skills
  • Chemistry and Plant Biology knowledge is an asset
  • Familiarity with the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations is an asset
 
High Park welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.
 
Please note that High Park does not authorize, engage, or sponsor any consultants, agencies or organizations that seek certain personal or financial information from you (e.g. passwords, login ids, credit card information). High Park does not charge any application, processing or onboarding fee at any stage of the recruitment or hiring process. 
 
When replying to emails, please ensure the sender name and email address match exactly.  Please also ensure the Reply-To address matches the sending address exactly.
 
If you are concerned about the authenticity of an email, letter, or call purportedly from, for, or on behalf of High Park, please send an email inquiry to infosec@tilray.com

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