Quality Assurance Technician

Job description
As a condition of employment, all Curio Wellness employees must comply with the State of Maryland requirements which include providing a copy of your fingerprints in the required format and consenting to an FBI Background check and Drug Screen.
Curio Wellness is seeking a Manufacturing Quality Assurance (QA) Technician to join our manufacturing team! As a Manufacturing QA Technician, you will be responsible for assisting with quality-related activities at our Maryland facility. This role is designed to drive in-process quality within the manufacturing area. This role reports directly to the Manufacturing Quality Assurance Manager while collaborating with the Site Compliance Manager for continuous improvement. The ideal candidate must possess a strong attention to detail and experience working within a highly regulated industry.
Shift: Night (typically 3pm – 11pm)
Responsibilities
Responsible for ensuring

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Standards, Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission
(MMCC) Compliance, Quality policies and procedures are adhered to
Write, update, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Quality Assurance Program (QAP) related to Manufacturing
Collaborate with external and internal audit processes
Responsible for departmental non-conformances and implementation of corrective action ensuring all corrective actions are documented and outstanding actions closed in timely manner
Participate in root cause analysis for Manufacturing quality outages
Support training for line operators to ensure process checks are accurate
Approve standard work for cells prior to production
100% execution of daily tasks, projects & objectives
Conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality
Identify coaching and training needs to meet quality standards
Work 1st or 2nd shifts with occasional overtime
Maintains a culture of professionalism and service
Ensures daily compliance with policies including, but not limited to, state compliance, security protocols, access protocols, dress code, and work schedules
Complies with all HR policies including confidentiality and non-disclosure notices
Input to Lean process improvements for the Manufacturing quality programs
Aid in daily updates to the Gemba Quality boards
All other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications
Required Experience, Education, Skills:

High School graduate or equivalent
Minimum 1 year of Manufacturing quality experience or related degree.
Lean Experience
Prior experience in Quality Assurance or Quality Control function
Prior experience in highly regulated industry.
Highly desirable: healthcare, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods (food), cannabis.
Highly desirable: FDA, HACCP, SQF experience
Worked in a GMP environment.
Ability to pass Federal background check for Cannabis
Ability to successfully pass the drug and alcohol testing
Utilizes critical thinking to troubleshoot issues, work collaboratively with a team to brainstorm solutions, and implement improvement solutions
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to follow written procedures and monitor others for adherence to written procedures
Self-motivated
Coaching & development
Analytical and data interpretation

Benefits:

Competitive hourly pay
Medical, Dental, Vision
Life Insurance
401K
Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, Holiday Pay
Employee Discounts
Employee Assistance Program and much more!

Curio Wellness is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
COVID-19 considerations:
We are a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility exhibiting the highest standards of both safety and security. In addition, during the current state of emergency, employees will practice and adhere to local and federal guidelines to combat COVID-19.
Experience:
Lean Manufacturing: 1 year (Required)
Quality Assurance/Quality Control: 1 year (Required)
Education:
High school or equivalent (Required)
Application Question:
Ability to adhere to and work in highly restricted Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment?
Additional Compensation:
Store Discounts




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