Regional Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Liaison Manager- West

Canopy Growth Corporation - Delta, BC (30+ days ago)

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Legalization has opened up the recreational cannabis market in Canada, and the global demand for medical cannabis continues to expand. In this exciting new environment, Canopy Growth’s mission is to be the No. 1 cannabis company in the world. We’re looking for incredible people to join us on the journey.

The Company

With millions of square feet of licensed cannabis production and operations spanning five continents, Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) is the largest legal producer of cannabis in the world. It is a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED), the New York Stock Exchange (CGC), and is part of the S&P Composite Index. Its wholly owned subsidiaries — including its flagship, Tweed, and international medical companies operating under the Spectrum Cannabis brand — are leading producers of legal, regulated cannabis.

Headquartered in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of its success, and takes pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity. Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue and increase our incredible momentum of growth.

The Opportunity

The Regional Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Liaison Manager will be reporting to Regional General Manager and responsible for implementing and managing documents to fill in logs accordingly. The candidate will oversee implementation of Change Management, Quality Management System e.g. guidance on SOP completion for production, maintenance and health and safety practices to ensure all requirements are followed.

Responsibilities

  • Providing support for maintenance and retrieval of documents/ information from document management systems; providing expertise to operational teams regarding electronic record submissions
  • Contributing to the creation or update of standard operating procedures, forms and work instructions
  • Report monthly trends on non-conformances (NC) to Site Quality Directors and Regional General Manager. Lead and guide on completion of NC and CAPA processes. Review and provide coaching to operations team to complete non conformance reports and CAPA’s in a timely manner
  • Provide technical leadership and vision ensuring that operations are conducted in accordance with standard operating procedures pertinent to business needs and implement change controls to optimize regulatory performance
  • Liaising with department managers to ensure Change Management, Quality Management System, Preventative Maintenance, Installation Operational Qualification and validation programs are being incorporated and maintained.
  • Managing employee training programs, material files/equipment files and liaising with purchasing and production staff to assess incoming production materials for suitability in facility.
  • Prepare for and participate in internal and external quality audits in conjunction with the Quality and Regulatory Departments
  • Provides work direction plus has responsibility for hiring, promotions, transfers, performance management, discipline and termination. Support the RA/QA Liaisons in their personal development and in determining training needs.
  • Other tasks within the Operations Department as required.
  • Promote a healthy and safe work environment
  • Must be able to work a variable of different shifts and potentially weekends if required
Experience
  • College or University degree in a science or engineering field. An advanced or additional business degree is an asset.
  • 3+ years of experience in effectively managing and leading teams in quality or operational role in the pharmaceutical or food manufacturing industry. Familiar with ISO-9001 regulated environment and practice
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizes multiple projects, addresses multiple issues, and handles multiple deadlines, in a hands-on environment.
  • Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative and sense of urgency.
  • Experience in writing SOPs, Deviations, Investigations, Non-conformances and change controls. Strong training and monitoring skills.
  • Solid decision-making skills.
  • Strong computer skills including the use of ERP, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat and Google applications
  • Strong management and leadership skills along with strategic thinking ability, and a proven track record of GMP compliance and regulatory successes.
  • Up to 25% domestic travel. Final candidate subject to background check
  • Effective communicator, ability to multitask, analytical and attention to detail. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in an environment regulated by Health Canada also considered an asset
Other Details

This is a full-time position based out of Delta or Aldergrove and will require travel to sites across Canada.

We appreciate the interest from all candidates, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements. If you don’t hear from us, don’t fret; every resume we get is kept in our database for six months for consideration in future searches for talent.

Canopy Growth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

One last note: the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

Thank you so much for your interest in Canopy Growth.