Quality Control Associate, Sun

Aurora Cannabis - Redcliff, AB (30+ days ago)

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Aurora Cannabis Inc. is a world-renowned integrated cannabis company with an industry-leading reputation for continuously elevating and setting the global cannabis industry standard.

Through our wholly owned subsidiaries, strategic investments, and global partnerships, Aurora provides a wide range of premium quality cannabis and hemp products and services, develops innovative technologies, promotes cannabis consumer health and wellness, and delivers an exceptional customer experience across all its brands.

Aurora's operations span multiple continents and focuses on both the medical and recreational cannabis production and sales, patient education and clinic counselling services, home hydroponic cultivation, extraction technologies and delivery systems, and hemp-based food health products.

We operate around the globe pursuing new and emerging cannabis markets where possible through our owned network of import, export and wholesale distributors, our e-commerce and mobile applications, brick and mortar retail stores, as well as grocery store retailers, and pharmacies.


Aurora Cannabis Inc. is currently recruiting a Quality Control Associate to join our Sun Facility, located in Medicine Hat, AB. The incumbent will report to the VP, Quality Assurance and will be responsible for, but limited to, the following:

  • Note: For training purposes the successful candidate may be required to spend up to the first three weeks (approximately) of their employment at the Aurora Sky facility near Edmonton, AB, or, travelling between Sun and other Aurora facilities as necessary.
Establish, understand, and follow all department SOPs and related forms to GMP/GPP standards, including QC procedures for USP/ EU compliance
Complete all required documentation using good documentation practices

including QC procedures for USP/ EU compliance

Develop testing specifications for all controlled materials and finished products
Maintain and demonstrate functional understanding of HPLC, GC-MS, ICP-MS, spectroscopy, and plant sciences
Be responsible for the execution of Quality Control process, including:
Material Management – Sampling, testing, and approval of certificate of analysis of controlled materials. Provide guidance to procurement for suitability of material and vendors
Environmental Monitoring – Participate in the development and execution of the sampling plan of grow rooms, report state of facility and procedures to minimize risk of contamination
Compile specification documents for all tested materials, determine the disposition of the material by assessing compliance of the results to the specification
Oversee sampling and testing of cannabis products both internally and externally to ensure compliance with internal specifications and other needs
Source capital equipment from various vendors
Oversee manufacturing processes where applicable
Ability to organize and facilitate multi-disciplinary research projects, and organize and implement scientific experiments and/or procedures
Effective and strong communication with Facility General Manager, Manager, Harvest, and the Lead Cultivator
Attend and participate in meetings as required

B.Sc. degree in an applicable discipline of science (chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related)
3-5 years' experience in the Quality Control/Assurance Field
High level of proficiency in scientific writing and exhibition of Good Laboratory Practices required
Advanced knowledge of GMP and regulations for manufacturing pharmaceutical products considered an asset
Familiarity with laboratory equipment (e.g. HPLC, GC, and ICP)
Proven ability to supervise personnel and excellent verbal/written communication skills.
Ability to adapt well to change
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.