QA Supervisor

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QA Supervisor

The Quality Assurance Supervisor is responsible ensuring and monitoring adherence to all facility SOPs relating to current Health Canada regulations, GMPs, and other applicable regulations. They will act as a leader to a team of QA techs and Valens’ continues to improve and develop our QM. They report to the Quality Assurance Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise Quality Technician employees and provide guidance and leadership.
  • Manage employee-related activities including performance management and development.
  • Manages people and resources to meet regulatory requirements and expectations.
  • Ensures effective scheduling and spending to meet quality requirements and ensure product meets expectations.
  • Ensures that the required initial and continuing training of the Quality department is performed.
  • Ensures appropriate documentation review of batch manufacturing and/or packaging records, Certificate of Compliance, Certificate of Analysis, etc.
  • Review testing data, analytical reports and Certificate of Analysis (CoA) of each cannabis product batch/lot prior to further processing.
  • Provide oversight to improve and maintain the QMS in the facility
  • Supports deviation/failure, complaint or OOS investigations and approves all associated output and CAPAs.
  • Review of change controls.
  • Review of GMP documentation including SOPs, Batch Records, Master Batch records.
  • Assists in data collection and analysis of Quality metrics.
  • Support equipment validations and qualification programs and ensure preventive maintenance status of equipment is up to date.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities that result in quality/compliance improvement, efficiency and/or cost savings.
  • Participates and assists in internal and external regulatory compliance audits.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team with other departments and facilitate inter-departmental teamwork.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by QA Manager and QAP


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field,
  • 2-3 years related work experience with a minimum of 1 year experience in a leading role
  • Knowledge of GMP/ GLP, ISO 9001/17025, and Health Canada regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience in chemistry, pharmacology and plant biology an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent analytical skills and above-average attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.
  • Previous Health Canada Security clearance and work experience with a Canadian Licensed Dealer or Licenced Producer is an asset.

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