Tilray

Quality Specialist

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 19, 2022

Quality Specialist - Ste. Agathe & Winnipeg, MB

About Manitoba Harvest

Manitoba Harvest is a Certified B Corporation and the first Canadian food company to attain a CarbonZero Certification. A wholly owned subsidiary of Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ | TSX: TLRY), Manitoba Harvest is a mission-based company dedicated to inspiring and empowering the worldwide community to live their very best life by providing them with products that meet the needs of their mind, body, and soul through the power of hemp. Our mission is to inspire a better way, a better life and a better world – and it’s up to us to sow these seeds of change. Our mission is to improve consumer health through the power of hemp foods.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Quality Specialist is responsible for overseeing quality and compliance of existing and new products and in our co-manufactured product portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand United States (U.S.) federal and state regulatory requirements pertaining to food, hemp, dietary supplements, and cosmetics
  • Collaborate among Quality, Research and Development, Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain to coordinate and implement quality and compliant new product launches
  • Support the development and compliance of product labels, including formulation and naming, ingredients lists, allergen declarations, nutritional or supplement facts tables, and product claims
  • Register manufacturing sites and products in accordance with relevant regulations
  • Evaluate, approve, and oversee ingredient, packaging, and co-manufacturing suppliers to ensure compliance with internal and external quality and food safety regulations (GFSI, cGMP, HACCP, etc.)
  • Perform supplier audits to ensure compliance with internal and regulatory requirements
  • Develop specifications for new products in line with risk assessment, customer expectations, and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate product testing at third party laboratories
  • Develop product stability studies
  • All team members are responsible to report on food safety and/or quality problems to personnel with the authority to initiate corrective actions
  • Other duties as assigned by the organization

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post-secondary degree related to Science or Nutrition
  • 5+ years’ experience in Regulatory Affairs or Quality Management Systems in food, beverage or pharmaceutical environments
  • Quality assurance experience leading the implementation of GFSI, GMP, or HACCP systems in food manufacturing facilities
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Food & Drugs Act and Regulations and other consumer packaging regulations
  • Understanding of hemp or cannabis regulations is an asset
  • Strong working knowledge and experience in nutrition, product formulations, claims, and labelling standards
  • Ability to set priorities, perform root cause analyses, and provide appropriate structure to solve problems
  • Excellent interpersonal, motivational, team building and leadership abilities
  • Excellent report writing, communication, facilitation, and negotiation skills

About Tilray Brands Inc.

Tilray Brands is a leading global cannabis-lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company with operations in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia, and Latin America that is changing people's lives for the better – one person at a time – by inspiring and empowering the worldwide community to live their very best life by providing them with products that meet the needs of their mind, body, and soul and invoke a sense of wellbeing. Tilray’s mission is to be the trusted partner for its patients and consumers by providing them with a cultivated experience and health and wellbeing through high-quality, differentiated brands and innovative products. A pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, and distribution, Tilray’s unprecedented production platform supports over 20 brands in over 20 countries, including comprehensive cannabis offerings, hemp-based foods, and alcoholic beverages.

Tilray Brands welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

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