QUALITY ASSURANCE LEADER
Pure Sunfarms is a vertically integrated, large-scale, low-cost supplier of high-quality cannabis to the Canadian adult recreation market, headquartered in Delta, BC. As a 50/50 joint-venture of Village Farms and Emerald Health Therapeutics, Pure Sunfarms is backed by one of North America’s leaders in high-tech greenhouse growing.
We are trail blazing this industry with some serious clout – and by serious, we mean a 30-year track record of operating mega-scale greenhouses. We are led by a team of seasoned executives along with a team of cultivation experience from around the world. Let’s just say - we are building and operating on a whole new level.
As a new industry in the making, we are looking for a Quality Assurance Leader who is responsible for ensuring that quality systems are established and maintained at the site. SOP’s are music to your ears when it comes to ensuring that the site quality systems are consistent with site and corporate policies and applicable regulations.
Ensures that quality systems are established, implemented and maintained in compliance with the GPP and other regulatory requirements, as applicable. Works with site personnel to set up and implement procedures and systems to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and requirements.
Prepares and sends site licence applications and amendments to Health Canada, as assigned.
Investigates every complaint received in respect of product quality and, if necessary, take corrective and preventative measures. Assures that the quality of batches/lots of products before they are made available for sale.
Evaluate and implement updated SOP’s for product batch quality parameters
Determines suitability of raw materials, container closures, packaging and labeling for use in production. Determines batch/lot disposition for bulk and finished products.
Oversee quality control in post-production, packaging and storing of products
Establishes procedures and quality systems for environmental monitoring, security, testing, facilities & equipment calibration, qualification & maintenance.
Understands & can process product recalls according to the applicable regulations and other quality and regulatory requirements as required.
Writes, translates and/or reviews procedures, data and other quality documents.
Trains, mentors and assists other personnel to attain QAP or Alternate QAP status. Provides GxP and other training to personnel.
Performs internal and external quality audits. Ensures that complaints, deviations, investigations, corrective and preventative actions are performed according to quality requirements.
Develop and implement sampling instructions, test methods and other quality control procedures. Sends samples for testing.
Assist management and site personnel to prepare the site for Health Canada and other regulatory inspections. Participates in Health Canada and other inspections by gathering information and answering inspection inquiries as assigned.
Provide input on establishing quality systems and ensuring that site personnel comply with quality and regulatory requirements.
Work collaboratively and respectfully with internal and external personnel, contacts/businesses. Demonstrates professional, compliant and ethical conduct.
Prepare for and participate in all 3rd party audits and inspections
We are essentially a start-up, rolling up our sleeves to build something bigger than ourselves. Other duties may arise from time to time/most of the time and as a team, we look to support each other.
YOUR BRAND AND STORY
We already know you are creative problem solver who excels at financial analysis, modeling, and forecasting, but we want to know more about your story and experiences. You are good at the following:
Minimum Bachelor of Science is required
Post Secondary in a related field is considered an asset
Current Health Canada QAP and A/R PIC status or have the required verifiable qualifications to be accepted by Health Canada as a QAP and be able to attain A/R PIC security clearance
Minimum 2-year experience with recognized QA system (HACCP or other)
Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines. #multitaskingninja
Ability to exercise professional judgment and decision-making.
Sharing is caring. Communication is the key to team wins and learnings.
Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitor own work to ensure high quality work product.
Ability to work in a team environment and be comfortable working on the plant floor, in the lab and in the office
In depth knowledge of the ACMPR (Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations)
Must be able to read and interpret all lab testing results