QA Associate- Kelowna

QA Associate- Kelowna

08 Apr

08 Apr



Kelowna, BC, Canada Req #103

Thursday, April 8, 2021



The Flowr Corporation is a global cannabis company that exists to cultivate better people, plants and products. Based in Toronto, we operate globally in Canada, Europe and Australia.

In Canada, our operating campus in Kelowna, BC is situated in the Okanagan Valley, an epicentre of cannabis cultivation. This campus produces recreational and medicinal cannabis from a purpose-built, GMP-designed indoor cultivation facility, an outdoor and greenhouse cultivation site, and state-of-the-art R&D; facility.

Internationally, The Flowr Corporation will meet growing global medicinal cannabis demand through its subsidiary Holigen.

Licensed to cultivate in Portugal, Holigen will operate GMP-designed cultivation facilities in both Portugal and Australia. Our goal is to be the #1 choice of consumers and patients alike, and our established experts in cannabis cultivation, regulated industries and consumer goods aim to meet that goal responsibly, everywhere we operate.


The Quality Assurance (QA) Associate assists the Quality Lead 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), Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), company and customer expectations. This role also compiles, maintains, and archives Batch Production Record and QA documents etc.


Support the Quality Assurance Manager and Quality Lead 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

Other details

Pay Type Salary