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QC Coordinator

by Motif Labs

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Feb 03, 2023
Motif Labs

Job Description


QC Coordinator

The QC Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all Quality standards are met in Production.  The scope includes performing facility walkthroughs, product quality inspections on the production lines, reviewing production practices to identify continuous improvement opportunities, ensuring production records are complete and accurate, etc. This role supports production personnel with timely investigations; verifying root cause analysis and mitigation actions are sufficient to remediate the non-conformance and prevent future occurrence. Additionally, this role will assist in the overall maintenance and continuous improvement of the training program. The QC Coordinator will be responsible for enforcing Good Production Practices (GPP) standards and all applicable regulations within the Cannabis Act.  This function will report directly to the QA Manager. 
Motif Labs is a licensed cannabis extraction facility located in Aylmer, Ontario. Motif has 3 top-selling internal brands BoxHot, Floresense, and Debunk. Additionally, Motif Labs operates a business-to-business enterprise, offering toll processing and contract manufacturing services to Licensed Holders (LH’s) and 3rd Party Brands. Motif is experiencing significant growth and we are seeking dynamic and professional individuals to join our team. Motif prides itself on Integrity, Collaboration and Quality; these core values are at the center of everything we do.  
Position Overview
  • Assist in the overall maintenance and continuous improvement of the training program.
  •  Provide training to production personnel via classroom training, job shadowing, or one-on-one training for quality related processes. 
  • Perform regular facility walkthroughs to verify adherence to site approved procedures,  GPP standards, and Cannabis Regulations. 
  • Perform routine inspections of production lines and product produced to verify quality; ensures the line and/or affected product is placed on hold if the defect rate exceeds company standards, liaises with the responsible departments to determine corrective actions.  
  • Facilitate procedural updates (SOP, WI, production records, etc.) with area Supervisors and Managers to ensure compliance with Cannabis Regulations and GPP standards while ensuring adequate consideration for quality processes.
  • Review production records to ensure accuracy and completeness as per Good Documentation Practices. Provide constructive feedback to production personnel as required when errors are identified and laisse with production to ensure document errors are corrected in a timely manner. 
  • Support area managers and supervisors with production related deviations and CAPAs; initiate the pertinent quality event within the e-QMS, verify root cause analysis and mitigations measures are sufficient, submit the completed investigation to QA for review and approval.
  • Conduct investigations for quality deviations and CAPAs; complete root cause analysis, determine required mitigations, and hold responsible parties accountable for completing mitigations by an acceptable deadline.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities for quality assurance.
  • Other job duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in science or a related discipline
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working in Quality Assurance in a GMP/GPP environment, pharmaceutical and/or food and beverage industry
  • Experience with Quality Systems: Change Control, Deviation, CAPA, Document Control
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and collaborate with a cross-functional project team
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Ability to read and correctly interpret documents such as safety rules, regulations, and specifications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility to work varying shift schedules including weekends.
  • Previous work experience with a Canadian Licensed Holder (LH)
  • Knowledge of the Cannabis Act, GPP, and GMP
  • Experience working in a HACCP environment
  • Experience working in a high growth environment