Position:  Senior R&D Process Engineer
Location:  London, Ontario
Job Id:  1143
# of Openings:  1

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.
 
Senior R&D Process Engineer
 
Reporting to the TAG manager, the Senior R&D Process Engineer is responsible for the efficient and effective execution of innovation or renovation extraction projects, extraction process improvements, and the development of novel products, intermediates, and processes.
 
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Site ownership of assigned extraction and concentrate-related projects from inception to completion
Engineering, design and execution on capital projects to improve or develop new extraction capabilities 
Direct and coordinate multiple, complex startup and commissioning projects to ensure timelines and efficient resource allocation 
Discovery and development of novel products and processes
Driving towards patents and intellectual property for High Park 
Research equipment and select vendors on new equipment purchases in conjunction with input from facilities and engineering
Identify resource requirements and escalate constraints
Provide context and facilitate cooperation between cross-functional groups to ensure efficient progression of projects from research to scaled extraction manufacturing
Assist the Product Development team where appropriate for development of novel cannabis-based products and formulations
Work with the Quality Control department to perform necessary analytical testing of API, intermediates, raw materials and excipients as required for preparation and filing of regulatory documents
Review and establish specifications with the Technical Applications Group Manager for novel products and processes
Provide cost and man-hour estimates associated with R&D project proposals
 
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Ph.D. in Chemical or Process engineering (or equivalent education/experience) 
5+ years of experience in R&D engineering and/or biomass extraction experience, cannabis experience an asset
3+ years of cross-functional management experience including but not limited to Engineering, Operations, Research & Development, and Marketing 
Experience with regulations and requirements such as cGMP, ICH, USP, HAACP, or ISO would be an asset
Enthusiasm for research / engineering and hands-on experimentation and formulations
Attention to detail and efficiency in a laboratory or manufacturing setting
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Self-motivated problem solver and the drive to deliver objectives in a complex environment.
The ability to plan, put together well thought out design of experiments, anticipate next steps and incorporate course corrections when hurdles appear.
Excellent verbal and written communication
Executional excellence, personal leadership and customer focus a must
Ability to learn new products and processes quickly
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently is necessary.
Ability to manage and lead teams
Flexibility and adaptability to perform in a high-volume, fast paced and dynamic environment
Ability to identify links between facts, ideas and situations that have no obvious connection
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.
 
 

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