BROKEN COAST CANNABIS LTD

Full-time, $21/hr

Broken Coast is growing, and we’re looking to add a full-time Quality Control Technician to our team in Duncan, BC.

We’re proud to be at the forefront of a rapidly evolving industry, and this is an exciting time to join us! We’re looking for someone to help run and maintain our HPLC, support our small chemistry lab, handle sample logistics and outside lab communications, , and be a proactive member of the quality control team.

WHO WE ARE

Broken Coast is a federally licensed cultivator and processor of cannabis under the Cannabis Regulations, located in Duncan, BC.  We are proud to be Canadian owned and operated and pride ourselves on our quality product and personal service.

 (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/info/list-eng.php)

RESPONSIBILITIES

You will support the quality program at Broken Coast by ensuring that products are tested for compliance before release. Working with a range of departments is key, ensuring testing priorities are addressed quickly, changes are addressed in procedural documents, and results are communicated to the right groups.

  • In-house analysis of cannabinoids
  • Facility metrology program
  • Facility pest checks
  • Finished product inspection
  • Outside lab sample management and logistics
  • Review and archiving of outside lab report data
  • Data entry in LIMS
  • Retained sample management
  • Preparation and maintenance of lab procedural documents
  • Assisting the Quality department with duties as required
  • Experience in a regulated or accredited lab preferred
  • 2+ years' experience with HPLC analysis, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance
  • Familiar with Chemstation or related software
  • Degree or Diploma in chemistry or a related discipline
  • Strong organizational skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Outstanding computer skills, including Google Suite, MS Word, and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to work as an engaged member of a rapidly evolving business

TO APPLY

Sound interesting? Apply directly online at Indeed and tell us why you’d be an excellent addition to the Broken Coast team! 

Applicants are assessed on merit; we welcome a diverse range of potential team members.  Broken Coast thanks all applicants in advance for your interest – but only those shortlisted will be contacted. 

Broken Coast thanks all applicants in advance for your interest – we look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description

BROKEN COAST CANNABIS LTD.

Are you a Quality practitioner excited about working in the Cannabis industry?

Broken Coast is looking for a Quality Manager with the drive and skill to assist us in developing and maintaining a world class, licensed cannabis cultivation and processing facility located in Duncan, BC.

WHO WE ARE

Broken Coast Cannabis is a cultivator and processor based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, licensed under the Cannabis Act. We are proud to be Canadian owned and operated, and pride ourselves on our quality product and personal service.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the General Manager, the Quality Manager will serve as an integral member of the broader management team, and interact cross-functionally to ensure business objectives are aligned and the business excels at meeting its quality and business goals.

This person will directly manage the Quality team and be responsible for ensuring that quality systems are established, maintained and compliant with the Cannabis Regulations as well as with other regulatory and business requirements.

The ideal candidate will have experience in leading quality teams, as well as managing internal audits, recall programs, product release, SOP authoring and approval, laboratory specifications and testing, analytical method validation, and other elements of a functioning quality management system in a regulated manufacturing environment. They will also need a strong working knowledge of highly regulated manufacturing environments for consumer goods, such as cannabis, food & beverage, or pharmaceutical.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Function as the Quality Assurance Person on the Cannabis Processing licence for the site.
  • Oversee quality programs pertaining to production, storage, packaging, labeling, testing, release, and other related Good Production Practices for compliance with the regulations.
  • Support continuous quality improvement of cannabis production through reinforcement of product quality and sanitation programs.
  • Collaborate with Aphria’s regulatory group on interpretation of documents and reports pertaining to the Cannabis Act and Regulations, Food and Drugs Act (FDA), and Pest Control Products Act (PCPA), and other applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Develop, update maintain, and approve Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Quality Manual components.
  • Build collaborative relationships with all internal stakeholders to ensure that problems are solved and gaps are closed cooperatively in support of all business objectives.
  • Oversee critical/technical review of documents, test results, procedures, and production equipment, including equipment qualification and validation as needed.
  • Lead the quality control group and oversee review of certificates of analysis and results of laboratory tests for compliance to specification.
  • Investigate product non-conformances; conduct material reviews for complaints, and document findings and responses.
  • Carry out product recalls according to applicable regulations and other quality and regulatory requirements as required.
  • Manage procedures and processes pertaining to incidents, complaints, deviations, and recall.
  • Assist in responding to audit and information requests from Health Canada pertaining to Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
  • Be accountable for final batch review and release, including review of lab results.
  • Guide and advise CAPA review & approval.
  • Oversee the management of the complaint program to ensure all critical trends are addressed appropriately and investigations are handled.
  • Oversee and direct raw material control systems.
  • Efficiently & effectively makes accurate assessments of failures to correct root cause to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Provide guidance to the all other areas of the facility with respect to GPP, and Cannabis Act compliance.
  • Manage departmental budgets and provide performance reporting as required.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with grow and operations teams to promote openness and compliance.
  • Perform all other duties as required by senior management.

People Leadership

  • Develop and maintain a workplace culture that is aligned with the company’s vision and values, promoting diversity and inclusivity.
  • Direct the quality team in aspects of organizational structure, professional development, compensation and personnel policies.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching support to individuals/team to enhance knowledge and skills.
  • Communicate expectations, roles and responsibilities to team members.
  • Implement effective communication strategies, listen well, encourage open exchange of information and ideas.
  • Be able to manage conflict and work with all parties to negotiate and collaborate to resolve issues judiciously and empathetically.
  • Provide regular feedback on performance.
  • Undertake annual performance review with staff.
  • Ensure department goals and targets are met professionally.
  • Support and challenge others to achieve professional and personal goals.
  • Provide ongoing training and allow continued staff development.
  • Build effective teams by facilitating an environment of collaboration and cooperation to achieve results.
  • Determine labour requirements based on operating plan, assess labour scheduling for efficiencies and work with HR to source labour.
  • Model qualities such as honesty, integrity, resilience and confidence.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION & CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in chemistry, microbiology, food sciences, or other life sciences or related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Quality management in a regulated manufacturing environment, preferably familiar with GMP and HACCP systems.
  • Familiarity with the Cannabis Act and Regulations an asset.
  • Chemistry or plant knowledge an asset.
  • Experience authoring and reviewing technical documentation & SOPs.
  • Familiarity with batch record and pharmaceutical processing requirements.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining version control standards, policies, procedures and workflows.
  • Strong leadership, mentoring, and team-building skills.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Experience with lean environments an asset.
  • A desire and ability to collaborate and succeed with others.

 TO APPLY

Sound interesting? Apply directly online at Indeed and tell us why you’d be an excellent addition to the Broken Coast team! 

Applicants are assessed on merit; we welcome a diverse range of potential team members.Broken Coast thanks all applicants in advance for your interest – but only those shortlisted will be contacted.   We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

Job Description

BROKEN COAST CANNABIS LTD.

Broken Coast is looking for a Facilities Manager with the drive and skill to assist us in developing and maintaining a world class, licensed cannabis cultivation and processing facility located in Duncan, BC.

WHO WE ARE

Broken Coast Cannabis is a cultivator and processor based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, licensed under the Cannabis Act. We are proud to be Canadian owned and operated, and pride ourselves on our quality product and personal service.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the General Manager, the facilities manager is responsible for managing all aspects of facilities & infrastructure at Broken Coast, including maintenance, sanitation, security, equipment & property. This role is critical to ensure continuity of operations and compliance with all applicable standards and that company assets are commissioned and managed effectively.

Having significant focus in the areas of plant maintenance, occupational health & safety, and capital installations, the facilities manager will be accountable for setting the bar and ensuring that Broken Coast’s facilities operate safely, effectively, and un-interrupted.

Key success factors for this role include exceptional communication & organizational skills, a sense of urgency, and a demonstrated ability to lead complex work groups & tasks.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead and manage the facilities portfolio – maintenance, sanitation, security, building projects, and capital installations.
  • Ensure that all facilities and associated activities, including sanitation & maintenance are compliant with internal and regulated standards, with swift closure of identified gaps.
  • Develop, formalize, and implement plant maintenance best practices, ensuring that all assets and building systems are maintained under a formal preventative maintenance program.
  • Ensure that all existing security requirements are met and that any changes or additions meet business and regulatory standards.
  • Support high levels of internal customer service, utilizing excellent communication to ensure visibility of deliverables.
  • Develop KPIs to ensure efficiency and transparency across all facilities-related portfolios.
  • In cooperation with internal stakeholders, lead and manage the installation and commissioning of capital equipment.
  • Prepare business case recommendations regarding improvements, changes, and upgrades to facilities and systems
  • Generate procedural documentation in support of managed portfolio.
  • Work cooperatively with the rest of the Broken Coast management team to ensure high levels of responsiveness and customer service are delivered.
  • Maintain a contractor safety and compliance program
  • Work with the Joint Health & Safety committee to proactively identify and resolve occupational health and safety issues in the workplace.
  • Sponsor regular workplace inspections, to identify any maintenance or OHS gap.
  • Ensure that all performance management objectives are met: annual reviews, regular feedback, improvement plans.
  • Liaise with the municipality and local services (e.g. fire) to ensure compliance with local regulatory requirements

People Leadership

  • Develop and maintain a workplace culture that is aligned with the company’s vision and values, promoting diversity and inclusivity.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching support to individuals/team to enhance knowledge and skills.
  • Communicate expectations, roles and responsibilities to team members.
  • Implement effective communication strategies, listen well, encourage open exchange of information and ideas.
  • Be able to manage conflict and work with all parties to negotiate and collaborate to resolve issues judiciously and empathetically.
  • Provide regular feedback on performance.
  • Undertake annual performance review with staff.
  • Ensure department goals and targets are met professionally.
  • Support and challenge others to achieve professional and personal goals.
  • Provide ongoing training and allow continued staff development.
  • Build effective teams by facilitating an environment of collaboration and cooperation to achieve results.
  • Determine labour requirements based on operating plan, assess labour scheduling for efficiencies and work with HR to source labour.
  • Model qualities such as honesty, integrity, resilience and confidence

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION & CORE COMPETIENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma specializing in engineering technology or facilities maintenance
  • 3-5 Years experience in a facilities management role (preferably food or pharmaceutical manufacturing)
  • 3-5 Years direct management experience including hiring & performance management
  • Management and execution of capital equipment/facilities projects & installations
  • Familiarity and experience with electronic maintenance systems an asset
  • Experience authoring and reviewing technical documentation & SOP’s
  • Outstanding communication, customer service, and organizational skills
  • Proven leadership track record

TO APPLY

Sound interesting? Apply directly online at Indeed

Applicants are assessed on merit; we welcome a diverse range of potential team members.

Broken Coast thanks all applicants in advance for your interest – but only those shortlisted will be contacted.   We look forward to hearing from you!

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