QA Associate

Flowr Kelowna, BC 2022-09-20 Full-time
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The Quality Assurance (QA) Associate assists the Head of Quality and Regulatory to ensure proper execution of all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for continuous cannabis production and improvement in accordance with Cannabis Act/Regulations, Good Production Practice (GPP), company and customer expectations. This role also compiles, maintains, and archives Batch Production Record and QA documents etc.


Support the Head of Quality and Regulatory as required

Represent QA as an ambassador for the Cannabis Act, and regulatory compliance with respect to GMPs and company SOPs

Complete Batch Record Reviews

Complete all required documentation using Good Documentation Practices (GDPs)

Implementation and continuous improvement of quality procedures

Reviewing quality documentation, as appropriate

Deviations, Investigations, and CAPA reviews, including documentation and investigation of complaints and non-conformances leading to identification of the root cause; Assigning and implementing effective CAPAs to promote continuous improvement, as required

Implement and track KPI’s

Compiling customer specific documentation for sales orders

Assist with vendor qualifications

Participate in both internal and external audits as required

Provide GMP, GDP and GACP training, as required

Provide quality support, mentoring, and guidance for internal departments

Other duties as assigned by Quality Management


Bachelor’s degree in related scientific field (Pharmaceutical, Chemistry, Biology etc.)

Minimum 2 years working in a Quality manufacturing environment in a regulated industry

Familiar with GMP/GPP/GDP

Cannabis experience considered an asset

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Understanding of Quality Management Systems including batch record review, batch release, document control, change control, deviations, investigations and CAPA

Fluency in MS Office is mandatory

Competency of technical writing (SOPs, Annual Reports, Investigation Summary)

Ability to work independently, with a strong attention to detail

Ability to multitask and adapt

The Company is a committed equal opportunity employer. Flowr’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Flowr prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

The Company is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. The Company believes in integration and equal opportunity. The Company is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility, removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law