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Technical Writer

The Valens Company, 230 Carion Rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada Req #44

Thursday, May 27, 2021

The Technical Writer is responsible for conducting internal audits against existing procedures and providing gap analysis to ensure compliance to GxP and using findings to draft change controls for assessment of the Quality Department. The Technical Writer ensures and monitors adherence to all facility Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relating to current Health Canada regulation, GxPs and other applicable regulations. The Technical Writer supports in compiling document packages for shipment. This role will report to the Director, Quality.


  • Compile technical information and documentation such as SOPs and batch records from Production and other departments as needed
  • Organize material and complete writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
  • Ensure technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial specifications, and adheres to company standards for quality, format, and style; process working copies in and out of the department
  • Work closely with internal customers to document solutions to improve existing processes
  • Meet with core departments such as Research and Development, Engineering and other key teams to review their activities and support the creation of documentation
  • Audit on the floor activities versus SOPs to ensure constant accurate process flow
  • Interview production and engineering personnel and read manuals and other material to become familiar with equipment technology
  • Creation of Certificate of Manufacturing and Certificate of Analysis
  • Prepare in production batch record for QAP release
  • Ensure all processes and corresponding documentation are compliant with current Cannabis Regulations
  • Other tasks as assigned from Quality Assurance Management


  • Bachelor's degree or post-secondary education
  • 1-2 years proven experience working in a technical writing position, preferably in a Manufacturing environment
  • GMP experience is an asset
  • Able to create detailed documentation and procedural writing that can be easily understood and shared with multiple audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Outlook)
  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
  • High degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to complete satisfactory criminal record check

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