Job Details Pages

Job Details

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 Manager 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 Manager role

  • Control all aspects of production to ensure quality standards are met at all times
  • Lead the Quality Control team, including QC Specialists and Technicians
  • Ensure the production activities at the facility are covered by the QC team
  • 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

Responsibilities

  • Manage the organoleptic grading programs for all different cannabis forms.
  • Liaise with the QA Manager to ensure complaint investigations 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 all Quality Control processes on the production floor by leading a team of QC Specialists and Technicians
  • Manage the Quality Control team, including performance management, scheduling, and planning
  • Oversee the collation and verification of all controlled documentation via the QC Team
  • 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 by the QC Team
  • Assist the Recall team to investigate complaints related to quality, investigate quality issues in the facility, perform audits (internal and external)
  • Investigate client complaints (when related to the quality of the product).
  • 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)
  • Take ownership of all data collection and record-keeping activities associated with quality on the production floor.
  • Devising, improving, and reviewing new specifications and procedures for products or processes, and training staff to use them
  • Facilitate the ongoing development and maintenance of QMS including process improvements and documentation.
  • Brining cleanliness to the forefront and ensure that operational facility meets and exceeds its sanitary condition goals

Requirements

  • 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 with the ability to work with all levels of the organization
  • Proven analytical & creative thinking, and adept at solving problems
  • Proven track record of success in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a science related field
  • Must have the ability to pass an RCMP criminal record check and obtain security clearance