Position:  Quality Control Assistant
Location:  Cantanhede, Portugal
Job Id:  1597
# of Openings:  1

Quality Control Assistant
Tilray is a global leader in medical cannabis research and production dedicated to providing safe, consistent and reliable therapy to patients. We are the only GMP certified medical cannabis producer currently supplying products to thousands of patients, physicians, pharmacies, hospitals, governments and researchers in Australia, Canada, the European Union and the Americas.  Our team of PhD scientists, botanists and master horticulturists are leaders in cannabis research and related agricultural sciences. We strive to improve scientific understanding of the potential applications of medical cannabis and have invested in developing continuing medical education programs for health care practitioners around the globe.

Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
Ready to apply your talents to make a positive difference


Reporting to the Quality Control Manager, the Quality Control Assistant will be responsible for the sample and Quality Control laboratory testing preparation for medical cannabis in strict compliance with Infarmed Regulations and GMP guidelines. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Maintain accurate record keeping and cleanliness of work area
  • 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
  • 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 (DIR), including Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA)
  • Supports creation of annual Product Quality Review
  • Responsible for internal lab sample and form management
  • Schedules lab samples into LIMS
  • Organizes lab waste for destruction
  • Prepares internal lab testing results
  • Performs data entry
  • Manage lab consumable inventory


  • Post-secondary diploma or certificate in a technical discipline required
  • 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
  • Chemistry and Plant Biology knowledge is 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
  • Familiarity with GMP Regulations is an asset

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