Quality Assurance Technician


White Ash Group is currently recruiting on behalf of a well-known publicly traded, fully licensed Cannabis company based in Calgary, Alberta known for a variety of popular brands and their exceptional company culture.

About the Job: The successful Quality Assurance Technician will support the Quality Assurance Manager with testing products across the 3 stages of production to ensure quality levels are met.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure to conduct Quality checks/ Inspections all stages of production.
  • Perform daily pre-operational checks.
  • Maintain calibration records of quality control equipment.
  • Collecting retention samples and Sending samples out for third party testing and updating sample log.
  • Monitor plant PPE policy and ensure plant employee following all personal practices.
  • Initiates maintain and resolve: ingredient, packaging or product QC hold when needed.
  • Ensure that documentation, complaints, deviations, non-conformances, investigations, corrective, and preventative actions, and change control are performed according to quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in updating methods and procedures (SOPs) related to production, pest control, building, equipment, packaging, labeling and storage and distribution of cannabis.
  • Assists the Quality Assurance Person and QA Manager in managing the Quality Management System.
  • Ensures accurate record keeping and filing as per organizational procedures.
  • Ensure efficiency of a Quality Management System for all operational activities.
  • Monitor process control points and take measures to eliminate deviations.
  • Oversee sampling of raw materials and finished goods for testing and retention purposes, when applicable.
  • Assist in the investigation and report all suspicious transactions and losses.
  • Complete all other tasks related to the position, as assigned by the Quality.


  • Minimum diploma/Bachelor’s degree in a science related field is required
  • Knowledge of cannabis quality metrics is considered an asset
  • Experience in GMP environment is an asset
  • Experience as a QA/QC Tech in relevant field (Food, Beverage, Alcohol, Pharma, Tobacco, Cannabis)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and processes
  • Able to work individually or as part of a team
  • Able to multi-task efficiently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to communicate well across disciplines
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment with changing multiple priorities and frequent interruptions
  • Efficient with computers and computer programs

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