Quality Assurance Technician
Oasis Cannabis Glendale, AZ
- Posted: over a month ago
Ayr Wellness is an expanding vertically integrated, U.S. multi-state cannabis operator, focused on delivering the highest quality cannabis products and customer experience throughout its footprint. Based on the belief that everything starts with the quality of the plant, the Company is focused on superior cultivation to grow superior branded cannabis products. Ayr strives to enrich consumers’ experience higher every day through the wellness and wonder of cannabis.
Oasis Cannabis is a subsidiary of Ayr Wellness, operating three dispensaries in Arizona and multiple cultivation sites. If you are looking to join an exciting company that is growing rapidly in the Arizona cannabis industry, Oasis Cannabis is the place for you! Soon to be one of the largest cannabis producers in the state, we are looking for dedicated employees to join our team. This job is physically demanding, requiring frequent work from ladders and lifts. Professionalism, quality and teamwork are necessary for success in this position.
As a Quality Assurance (QA) Technician, you will be responsible for assisting with quality-related activities including intake verification, in-process verification and checks, batch manufacturing records (BMR) and documentation reviews, sampling and inspection of finished products. Products include cannabis flower, cannabis oil, infused products (concentrates, capsules, topicals, tinctures, vapes, etc.) and food products (chocolate, gummies, lozenges, etc.). This position will also help ensure products are being produced in a manner that meets all specifications and brand consistency. You will also assist in identifying potential quality risks and working with operations personnel to develop improvement opportunities. The ideal candidate must possess a strong attention to detail and experience working within a highly regulated industry.
Performs finished product sampling and inspection
Performs equipment and product line clearances before production runs
Performs in-process verification to ensure product weights, correct labeling and packaging
Performs verification on finished products
Inspects retain samples and customer return samples, as deemed necessary
Assists in customer complaints and product investigations, assess risk, identify root cause and quarantine product
Inspects packaged orders to ensure correct content and quantities, as deemed necessary
Reviews in-process batch documentation to ensure real-time compliance to product specifications, good documentation practices and written policies/procedures
Monitors compliance to established Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Safe Quality Foods guidance
Conducts all duties in compliance with safety rules, applicable SOPs, and other applicable guidelines
May require travel to other states or facilities to assist with inspections or quality issues
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
Five years related experience required
Prior experience in highly regulated industry preferred. Highly desirable: healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods (food), cannabis. Highly desirable: FDA, HACCP, SQF experience
Prior experience in Quality Assurance or Quality Control function preferred
Prior experience with product sampling, inspection procedures, customer complaints, product investigations and CAPA
Ability to follow written procedures and monitor others for adherence to written procedures
Ability to create or update written procedures with site operations staff
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to utilize critical thinking to troubleshoot issues, work collaboratively with a team to brainstorm solutions and implement improvement solutions
Must be flexible and able to work long hours and weekends as needed
Ability to adapt in a quick and positive manner
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks and requests
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Must be 21 years or older with no excluded felony convictions
Must be an Arizona resident and possess valid driver's license or state ID
Must be able to obtain a Facility Agent or Dispensary Agent card
Must comply with all legal and company regulations for working in the industry
Ability to stand throughout extended periods, must be capable of squatting, standing, kneeling, bending, or walking throughout the workday
Excellent communication skills both verbally and through written media.
Strong decision-making, analytical and organizational skills
Thorough understanding of state and local Marijuana laws, regulations and how they apply to the operations
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods every day. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Able to work 6 days a week and evening shifts if required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be standing indoors and frequently exposed to laboratory conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and varying temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
All employees are required to wear a mask
Job Type: Full-time
AYR Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
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