Quality Assurance, Specialist

Cardinal Health Canada is currently seeking a Quality Assurance, Specialist to join the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance teams for a permanent opening in our offices in Mississauga, Ontario.

This role is responsible for the analysis or inspection of materials, components, products or processes for compliance with specifications and standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs varied product inspections or analysis, generally of finished goods, components, incoming materials or new products, by observing, measuring and recording data using applicable measurement tools.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of testing methods, product usage, and applicable procedures, regulations, and standards.
  • Provides technical guidance and training to others on test methodologies, SOPs and quality guidelines.
  • Compiles and inputs data, documents and process findings and interprets results.
  • Participates in the establishment of future inspection procedures.
  • Completes applicable documents needed for the release of product to the field.
  • Adheres to established policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates detail-oriented attention in all facets of responsibilities.
  • Supports the following quality processes as required: Corrective Action / Preventive Action (CAPA), non-conformance, quality training, management review, document control, change management and records management.
  • Acts as the document control and training coordinator on the team.


  • University degree in a relevant Science discipline.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years experience in a Quality role within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry (distribution or manufacturing).
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of the Health Canada Food and Drug Act, Canadian Medical Devices Regulations, Drug Regulations and GMP, Natural Health Product Regulations, Cosmetics and Consumer Regulations. 
  • Highly organized, problem solving, analytical and focused;
  • Proven communication skills (verbal, written and presentation skills).

Cardinal Health is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.