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Quality Assurance Manager, Lake Wales

GrowHealthy is seeking a Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Specialist to join our processing and manufacturing facility in Lake Wales, FL.


Job Description

As a GrowHealthy QA/QC Specialist, you will be responsible for assisting with quality-related activities associated with sampling and inspection of finished products, consumer complaints, product investigations, and Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA). The products include cannabis oil, cannabis flower, cannabis-infused products such as lotion, capsules, vape pens, edibles, and cartridges). This position is also responsible for helping ensure products are produced in a manner that meets all specifications and GrowHealthy brand consistency. As a QA/QC Specialist, you will assist in identifying potential quality risks and working with compliance, operations and manufacturing personnel to develop improvement opportunities.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Create new processes or modify and improve current processes by setting up clear and definite quality systems and SOPs and document results of new procedures after implementation to show quality improvements.

·       Understand processes such as Quality Systems such as Deviations, Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPAs), Change Controls, Out of Specifications (OOS), and First-In, First-Out and develop CAPA plans and lead continuous improvement initiatives and manage on-time closure of CAPAs and assigned deviations.

·       Execute actions for product quarantine, destruction, rework, withdrawal/recall.

·       Active participation in the evaluation, implementation, and maintenance of electronic systems used within the organization to collect, store, analyze, and/or report information in support of GxP activities including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).

·       Implementation, monitoring, and general oversight of GxP electronic systems used to support document management, training programs, key quality management systems, labeling of products, and other GxP related activities.

·       Perform oversight and inspections of active production and manufacturing areas to resolve problems and to ensure compliance with SOPs and policies.

·       Analyze quality inspection data to identify all types of quality problems and perform root cause analysis.

·       Perform finished product sampling and inspection and perform equipment and product line clearances before production runs.

·       Assist in implementing required QA/QC steps for manufacturing, cultivation and retail per appropriate methods and responsible for complaint handling and trouble-shooting root-cause.

·       Participate in multi-function team activities, support and maintain Quality Systems and perform other assignments as directed by Director.


Qualifications / Required Experience, Education, and Skills


  •        5+ years of experience working in a pharmaceutical, dietary supplement, and/or food manufacturing facility focused on the Quality function.
  •        Pharmaceutical and/or Food and Drug Administration (FDA) experience preferred.
  •        Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) degree in Engineering or Science from an accredited institution with at least one (1) year of clinical trials, pharmaceutical industry or auditing experience.
  •        Experience with Quality Systems, Auditing, Root Cause Analysis, CAPA.
  •        Experience with Food Safety Plans/HACCP.
  •        Must be proficient with PC programs. i.e, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).
  •        Experience in establishing ISO 9001:2015.
  •        Experience in training, calibration, and preventive maintenance systems.
  •        Knowledge and understanding of GxP and regulatory compliance as defined in government regulations such as 21 CFR Parts 11, 111, 210, and 211.
  •        Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Certification, SQF practitioner, and ISO experience preferred.
  •        Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are essential.
  •        Excellent communication skills both verbal and written across all levels of management.
  •        Maintain a strong attention to detail to maintain Audit Records and Audit Reports.
  •        Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  •        Must have the ability to adapt ad take-on additional tasks as requested.
  •        Must possess a high degree of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive matters.
  •        May be required to travel to other facilities to perform training and/or assist with quality issues.

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