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Summary

Rubicon Organics has received its cultivation and processing licenses from Health Canada and is now bringing its portfolio of Super Premium Organic Cannabis brands to market. We’re looking for a talented Quality Control Specialist to help us deliver our mission and have a big impact in this high growth industry.

This is an opportunity to take everything you’ve learned in your Quality career and continue to grow within a nimble multinational company, leaving a huge legacy in your wake.

Purpose of the Quality Control Specialist role

  • Control all aspects of production to ensure quality standards are met at all times
  • Proactively coordinate the fundamentals of GPP, GDP, HACCP and audit programs and provide leadership and support to plant employees
  • Partner with the Operations team to meet production process and product quality standards to ensure the highest quality cannabis
  • Proactively coordinate the fundamentals of GPP, GDP, HACCP and audit programs and provide leadership and support to plant employees

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the organoleptic grading programs for all different cannabis forms
  • Assist with complaint investigations to ensure they are completed in a thorough and timely manner, and follow up on corrective actions
  • Lead the continuous improvement of all quality programs by working with QA
  • Oversee the collation and verification of all controlled documentation
  • Oversee QC checks on receiving of raw materials, supplies, equipment, packaging components, and check documentation prior to shipping finished products (Chain of Custody, manifest)
  • Ensure that QC checks in critical control points (e.g. sanitation, weight check, label check) are completed correctly and on-time
  • Assist the Recall team to investigate complaints related to quality, investigate quality issues in the facility, perform audits (internal and external)
  • Initiate Deviation Reports, Corrective Action and Preventive Actions (CAPAs) when investigating quality issues
  • Initiate audit programs (regulatory, internal and third party)
  • Manage the sampling program for analytical testing and retention samples
  • Ensure that all testing is conducted in a timely fashion and within approved established procedures (E.g. Moisture Analysis, ATP testing for sanitation, environmental control swab/testing, in-house micro testing)
  • Work closely with QC Technicians to resolve any quality issues arising in operational areas

Requirements

  • 1-5 years of experience in a quality position within the pharmaceutical, natural health product or cannabis industries. 
  • Knowledge of cannabis quality metrics is considered an asset
  • Experience in an ISO: 9001, ISO: 13485, ISO: 17025, or GMP environment is an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be comfortable to work with employees in operational areas with diverse skill sets and level of understanding
  • Proven analytical & creative thinking, and adept at solving problems
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a science related field
  • Some experience with implementing label and packaging requirements in Cannabis or related industry is an asset.