Manager, Formulation Development

Belleville, ON, Canada Req #500
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Since the legalization of recreational Cannabis in October 2018, HEXO Corp has experienced incredible growth.  As one of Canada’s top Cannabis companies, we continue to advance in this exciting new industry along with the incredibly talented people we have working on the team.
 

HEXO Corp creates globally trusted brands of easy-to-use and easy-to-understand cannabis products. HEXO Corp is a serious, business-oriented and socially responsible organization that is building dynamic teams of professionals that aren't afraid to step outside of their role, try new things and challenge the status quo.
 

If you are excited to take on a new challenge and are open to getting out of your comfort zone, we’re looking for people like you to join the HEXO Corp family.

The Manager of Formulation Development will lead a talented team of scientists tasked with developing new formulations and technologies to drive business decisions and ultimately the sale of products. Based in our Belleville, ON facility, this key position will contribute greatly to the success of HEXO’s innovation team, supporting an extensive pipeline of new cannabinoid products and devices from proof of concept to commercial launch. Reporting to the Senior Director of R&D, this role will interact with the whole innovation team, providing expert advice and attending key strategic meetings.

Responsibilities:

• Lead the Formulation Development team in the development and optimization of new high performance and robust formulations.
• Lead the development of new delivery platforms that provide enhanced performance and consumer experience.
• Responsible for the scheduling, training, equipment, safety, methodology, and documentation that collectively represent an efficient, service-oriented, compliant and reputable formulation development laboratory.
• Present information and progress reports to the innovation team as needed.
• Propose new equipment or technologies to meet quality and performance business objectives.
• Provide insight and expertise on future product development opportunities.
• Coordinate technology transfer with the Commercialization team or CMOs as required.
• Ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines (GMP, GPP and the Cannabis Act).
• Recruit, select, onboard, and support new team members.


Qualifications

Minimum B.Sc. degree in chemistry, pharmaceuticals, chemical engineering or other related field
Minimum 7 years of experience, including supervisory experience
Experience with cannabis product development is an asset
Advanced knowledge of process equipment and operations
Experience working in a regulatory environment

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Belleville, ON, Canada