QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

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.

Here is where you come in as a Quality Assurance Manager. You will support, drive and monitor all quality system aspects for Pure Sunfarms. You will act as an official QAP as defined in the Cannabis Act and be able to pass Health Canada security clearance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ensures that quality systems are established, implemented and maintained in compliance with GPP and GMP

  • Act as a key quality assurance person and manage the QA team

  • Perform internal and external quality audits; coordinate and prepare site for Health Canada and other regulatory inspections

  • Ensure that complaints, deviations, non-conformances, investigations, corrective and preventative actions and change control are performed according to quality and regulatory requirements

  • Develop and maintain raw material supplier qualification process 

  • Perform material review and determine batch disposition   

  • Manage the Pest Control and environmental monitoring process

  • Manage the SOP, document approval and control process

  • Manage the Sanitation program

  • Manage delivery of training for GPP and GMP compliance as required

  • Other duties as required

OTHER DUTIES

We are essentially in start-up phase, rolling up our sleeves to build something bigger than ourselves. Other duties may arise from time to time; working independently and as a team, we look to support each other through our five core values (Humility, Empathy, Accelerate, Reliability and Team).

YOUR BRAND AND STORY

We already know you love measuring quality but we want to know more about your strengths. Your qualifications include the following: 

  • Bachelor of Science or relevant degree in the biological, food, biochemical or chemical sciences with 3-5 years of direct quality assurance experience in a food, pharma or natural health product GMP regulated consumer products industry

  • Familiar with Health Canada’s GPP, GMP, Cannabis Act and Food and Drug Act regulations

  • Strong attention to details

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing business requirements

  • Act with minimal supervision

  • Highly team oriented with excellent people interaction and good communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work and utilize multiple software tools

  • Must have the ability to obtain and pass a RCMP Criminal Record Check and maintain security clearance.