QA Manager

  • CCS Green
  • Barrie, ON, Canada
  • 26 Nov, 2020

Job Description

Overview:

Our client, a leading producer of Cannabis products under The Cannabis Act, is in need of a qualified Quality Assurance Manager to join their rapidly growing organization. The QA manager is responsible and accountable for day-to-day shop-floor quality of products, for designated areas and processes in the greater Barrie area. The QA Manager coaches their team and production shop-floor and works with a high level of autonomy and authority for decision making. They are responsible for continuous improvement activities and enabling innovation within quality and production space.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership of QA team assuring that processes are executed effectively and compliant and that resources are planned and utilized effectively
  • Coach shop-floor QA and production employees
  • Ensures that QA staff are present and visible on the shop floor and promotes the development and embedding of a culture of quality
  • Ensures timely (shop-floor) review and approval of deviations, SOPs, change controls, CAPAs, forms, log books, protocols, reports and other documents that are within scope
  • Ensures timely review and approval of batch documentation, Certificate of Analysis, labels, sample handling and release of finished product
  • Review and approval of raw material and product specifications
  • Lead investigations related to complaints and OOSs
  • Maintain and oversee Quality management System
  • Manage and ensure compliant destruction 
  • Leads internal inspections and participates in other inspections and audits
  • Review and approve of Canadian printed packaging components
  • Participates in preparation and maintenance of regulatory documents, incl. licences, amendments and monthly reports

 

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Chemistry or Biology or related and ability to be certified as a QAP
  • 5+ years relevant (QA) experience within a regulated industry (pharmaceutical, biotech or cannabis)
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team and collaboratively across the organization
  • Ability to prioritize and schedule daily activities, manage multiple priorities, and requests under tight time constraints
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and verbal
  • Patient/Customer focus, results oriented with excellent organizational skills