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Location
1675 Rte Transcanadienne, #135
Dorval, QC – Canada H9P 1J1

Phone+1 (514) 339-5986
Fax+1 (514 ) 375-1360

Emailinfo@capcium.com

Be Part of Our Team

With the rapidly evolving nature of our industry, we are always on the look-out for talented people to join our dynamic team and help us achieve our goals.

Check out our job postings below, or feel free to send us your resume at careers@capcium.com.

Financial Controller

Description

Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will have the overall responsibility for management of the general accounting functions (general ledger, accounts payable, payroll and revenue), financial statement preparation, GAAP/IFRS compliance, annual audit, policies and procedures, internal controls, budgets and forecasts, cost accounting and inventory control and the accounting system in general.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain all aspects of the general ledger and perform account reconciliation and analysis as required.
  • Preparation of financial statements and other reports and ensuring their accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with GAAP/IFRS.
  • Work with internal staff and outside accounting firm to complete annual audits and reports in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Coordinate and/or assist in the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Initiate quarterly and monthly internal reporting of actual and forecasted results.
  • Work with other Company managers to develop, implement, monitor and improve analysis and metrics to drive performance.
  • Performing cost accounting and cost analysis.
  • Work with the CFO to continue to build and improve infrastructure.
  • Identify resources and implement solutions that will streamline departmental policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and improve internal controls in accordance with industry standards and best practices.
  • Take lead and ownership in a variety of special projects.

Education and/or Experience

    • Degree in Accounting
    • CA or CPA required
    • Must have 10+ years of experience in a Controller or similar type of role
    • Accounting experience with a public company necessary
    • Must be hands-on and have a strong honest work ethic
    • Strong technical background and knowledge base of all aspects of GAAP and IFRS
    • Familiar with GMP environment
    • Candidate must be able to effectively interact with various levels of management
    • Knowledge of various accounting system and able to lead the initiative for the upgrade to a new software platform (yet to be determined).
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
    • Bilingual French/English – Spoken and Written

 

Our company will not tolerate discrimination or harassment. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire or promote will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in a career with our company. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank you for your interest!

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HR Specialist

Overview

The HR Specialist is responsible to support all HR functions within the organization including recruitment, onboarding, training, payroll, benefits, employee relations, and administration.

Organizational Structure

The HR Specialist reports to the Director HR.

Main Responsibilities

  • Recruitment
      • Creating descriptive, accurate, bilingual job descriptions
      • Post jobs, monitor effectiveness, track progress
      • Review applications & conduct prescreen calls
      • Schedule and conduct 1st round interviews
      • Coordinate 2nd round interviews with Hiring Managers
      • Arrange all necessary physical exams
      • Arrange & conduct background and reference checks

 

  • Onboarding & Training
      • Create all new hire documents
      • Conduct Orientation
      • Design new employee training schedules
      • Answer all employee inquiries about HR Policies
      • Carry out HR general training sessions

 

  • Administration
      • Create & maintain employee database
      • Update & manage org charts
      • Oversee annual performance management program
      • Assist with payroll review and updates
      • Manage enrolment & changes for group insurance plan
      • Document all HR processes
      • Coordinate employee activities like holiday party & summer bbq

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration
  • 3 years of experience in Human Resources
  • Strong work ethic and discretion
  • Good judge of character
  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio) required
  • Experience with Payroll and HRIS are considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Quebec and Canada labor laws
  • Excellent communication skills, bilingual French & English, spoken & written

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Executive Assistant

Overview

The Executive Assistant`s main goal is to provide administrative support and coordination to the Executive & Management Team on daily tasks, travel, meetings, and other administrative duties.

Main Responsibilities

  • Administration
    • Answer calls & take messages
    • Schedule meetings & coordinate calendars
    • Ensure agendas are provided for meetings
    • Arrange refreshments
    • Take meeting minutes
    • Type letters memos & other documents
    • Translate documents
    • Act as gatekeeper for solicitors & sales representatives

 

  • Travel
    • Research & book flights based on budget and other criteria
    • Make hotel reservations
    • Coordinate off-site meetings
    • Arrange meals, snacks & refreshments
    • Research & propose off-hours activities
    • Complete & submit expense reports with necessary receipts
    • Reschedule travel as needed while minimizing costs

 

  • Event Coordination
    • Source out possible event locations
    • Manage guest list and send invitations
    • Arrange logistics, catering, documented materials
    • Coordinate rental of various equipment such as projectors, screens, speakers and whiteboards
    • Gather feedback after events for future bookings and reference
    • Oversee event budget and ensure cost containment
    • Deal with unexpected changes, apply plan B
    • Address complaints with vendors and manage the reconciliation process

Requirements

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in administration and/or as an Executive Assistant
  • High School diploma (Diploma in Office Administration is an asset)
  • Excellent communication skills required; fluent English & French (oral & written)
  • Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain a professional and positive image
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong writing skills, able to be clear, concise and professional

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QC Sampler

Overview

This position is to ensure the quality and compliance of raw materials, packaging components, and finished product received and released at Capcium. The QC Sampler must complete all sampling tasks in a timely fashion and is expected to contribute to the goals and objective of the Quality organization.

The QC Sampler will be reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager.

Main Responsibilities

  • Sampling of raw materials, APIs, in-process products, packaging components (printed and non-printed), and finished product according to current sampling procedures and plans
  • Fill out the receiving documents
  • Performs cleaning of the weighing/sampling rooms according to the SOP
  • Performs physical analyzes (dimensions, capacity, visual inspections, proofreading) and reports the results according to the SOP
  • Perform material status changes in the physical and electronic inventory system for lot disposition
  • Participates in the sampling of purified water, nitrogen, compressed air, and environmental samples
  • Prepare analysis requests of samples to laboratories; coordinate raw material testing with the third-party laboratories
  • Participates in investigation processes when necessary
  • Support the Warehouse/Production departments for inventory verification and other related activities as applicable
  • Perform all other activities related to his duties (e.g. maintain the cleanliness of the areas surrounding the Receiving, Sampling, and Storage of the materials)

Qualifications and Requirements

  • DEC in chemistry or biology.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a similar position
  • Knowledge of Canadian cGMPs
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in parallel
  • Ability to move heavy loads
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Dynamic, thorough and efficient
  • Works under a minimum of supervision
  • Functional knowledge of French and English language, both written and verbal, is required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite would be an asset

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Director QA

Overview

The primary function is to build, monitor and sustain a robust and effective quality system that delivers reliable, high-quality products that meet all customer and regulatory agency requirements and expectations. The incumbent is to ensure that Capcium complies with all Health Canada, FDA and EMEA regulations and guidance documents for a variety of products (OTC/Rx, Nutraceuticals, Cannabis). The Director QA leads the QA group and is responsible for operational and compliance performance; he also provides direction, leadership, and development to the Quality Assurance staff. He develops, maintains and continuously improve the Quality System to assure conformance with all cGMP’s and regulatory requirements.

The Director QA will be reporting to the Vice-President Compliance & Regulatory Affairs.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assure cGMP and regulatory compliance with all regulatory requirements and guidance documents within Capcium and its suppliers
  • Direct and assure all Quality Systems are managed and continuously reviewed and improved for regulatory compliance and operating efficiencies
  • Develop and maintain cGMP and other relevant Quality System training programs for Capcium employees
  • Direct and manage the following specific activities:
    • Problem investigation systems (including “out of specifications”)
    • Annual product reviews
    • Customer complaints
    • Change control program
    • CAPA
    • SOP, Batch Record System
    • Product release
    • Specifications
  • Schedule and participate in external and internal audits
  • Responsible for development and management of departmental budget
  • Provide leadership and coaching and staff performance; identify training needs and staff development, if applicable
  • Develop and maintain a departmental operational plan (capacity planning), monitor performance (productivity reports), analyze gaps and propose solutions
  • Lead and support operational excellence initiatives to support the objectives of the company.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy, Chemistry or Biology) with 10+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical operations
  • Strong understanding of the functional areas of manufacturing, sourcing, materials management, quality assurance, and control, microbiology and laboratory operations in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of cGMP requirements (Health Canada, FDA); knowledge of EMA cGMP and Cannabis regulations is an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership ability, both within the department and in cross-functional team settings
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Able to prioritize duties and manage multiple projects from start to finish with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Fully bilingual (French and English language), both written and verbal, is required.

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Validation Specialist

Overview

As a Validation Specialist, you will be responsible for carrying out validation activities for equipment, systems, utilities, IT, process and cleaning at Capcium. You will need to ensure that all stages of the project are conducted in accordance with standard procedures (Health and Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, etc.). You will coordinate the activities of all parties involved: professionals, contractors, consultants, and serve as a link to internal customers. You will also review and approve documents (protocols and reports).

The Validation Specialist will be reporting to the Validation Manager.

Main Responsibilities

  • Drafting and approval of validation protocols and reports (IQ, OQ, and PQ when relevant)
  • Planning and execution of qualification/validation protocols within the expected timelines
  • Qualification of production equipment and Laboratory instruments (autoclave)
  • Qualification of systems, utilities and IT (network and software)
  • Process Validation, and cleaning validation
  • Assist and coordinate external suppliers on site for validation activities
  • Write SOPs and validation protocols in accordance with corporate standards and current GMPs
  • Participate in the resolution of gaps, investigations, and deficiencies

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemistry or Mechanics) or Science: Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in validation in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in the qualification of equipment used in manufacturing and/or packaging of various dosage forms as well as critical systems (HVAC, purified water, compressed air)
  • Excellent working knowledge of cGMP requirements on validation methods and including ISPE, GAMP and FDA principles, CFR Part 11 (requirements for electronic records and signatures)
  • Capable of developing and writing applicable validation documentation, including but not limited to URS, DOE, FAT, IQ, OQ
  • Experience in project management would be an asset

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Bilingual: French and English spoken and written
  • Capable of managing multiple complex projects and working independently
  • Ability to review and approve technical reports effectively
  • Ability to write technical reports clearly and accurately
  • Can work under pressure and adaptation to changes
  • Good sense of communications and emergencies (prioritization)
  • Multifunctional teamwork
  • Proficient in computer tools like Microsoft Office, Outlook, MS Project.
  • Office and factory work
  • Travel to production sites may be required

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Validation Manager

Overview

As Manager Validation, you will be responsible for planning validation activities for equipment, systems, utilities, IT, process and cleaning at Capcium. You will need to ensure that all stages of the project are conducted in accordance with standard procedures (Health and Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, etc.). The Manager Validation is responsible for ensuring that the development and implementation of validation plans and protocols are adhered to and that they are continually updated. You will coordinate the activities of all parties involved: professionals, contractors, consultants, regulatory agencies, and serve as a link to internal customers. You will also review and approve documents (protocols and reports) from Validation Specialists.

The Validation Manager will be reporting to the Vice-President Compliance & Regulatory Affairs.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide expertise in the development, execution, and revision of validation protocols.
  • Develop and maintain a requalification schedule for facilities, equipment and process based on a risk assessment, current industry “best practices” and regulatory requirements.
  • Able to plan staff to meet aggressive validation deadlines.
  • Responsible for updating, compliance, and implementation of master plan validation schedules.
  • Coordinate and interact with operations, quality, and engineering groups. Lead multifunctional teams, including external resources, to ensure the successful execution of projects.
  • Review and approve validation protocols – installation, operation and performance qualification of manufacturing and packaging equipment, utilities, systems, computer, process, and cleaning.
  • Supervise the execution of protocols
  • Establish a system for managing documentation related to validation activities
  • Participate in the resolution of gaps, investigations, and deficiencies
  • Participate in assessments and updates of change controls for validated systems
  • Participate in regulatory audits as an expert in validation
  • Participate in periodic meetings of the validation team
  • Provide leadership and coaching and staff performance; identify training needs and staff development, if applicable
  • Develop and maintain a departmental operational plan (capacity planning and planning), monitor performance (productivity reports), analyze gaps and propose solutions
  • Lead and support operational excellence initiatives to support the objectives of the site.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemistry or Mechanics) or Science: Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in validation in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in supervision
  • Experience in the qualification of equipment used in manufacturing and/or packaging of various dosage forms as well as critical systems (HVAC, purified water, compressed air)
  • Excellent working knowledge of cGMP requirements on validation methods and including ISPE, GAMP and FDA principles, CFR Part 11 (requirements for electronic records and signatures)
  • Capable of hiring, guiding and training staff and other resources as needed.
  • Capable of developing and writing applicable validation documentation, including but not limited to URS, DOE, FAT, IQ, OQ
  • Experience in project management would be an asset

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Bilingual: French and English spoken and written
  • Capable of managing multiple complex projects and working independently
  • Ability to review and approve technical reports effectively
  • Ability to write technical reports clearly and accurately
  • Can work under pressure and adaptation to changes
  • Good sense of communications and emergencies (prioritization)
  • Multifunctional teamwork
  • Proficient in computer tools like Microsoft Office, Outlook, MS Project.
  • Office and factory work
  • Travel to production sites may be required

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Production Manager

Overview

The Production Manager of Capcium Inc. will be responsible to manage production operations including SOP and GMP Compliance, supervision of staff/performance, and process optimization of product and associated equipment. The Production Manager will engage all personnel in the pursuit of GMP excellence.

The Production Manager reports to the Production Director.

Main Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and direct optimum day to day production to exceed customer expectations.
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results.
  • Monitor production and trigger corrective actions.
  • Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills to track labor and cost across the production department.
  • Ensures a high standard of effectiveness in completing GMP documentation;
  • Ensures that all SOP’s are read, understood, and signed off by personnel;
  • Schedules and supervises the production of the product;
  • Prepares and reviews production documentation
  • Manages raw material and finished product inventories
  • Coordinate team activities to help cross-functional teams be more successful.
  • Stay up to date with the latest production management best practices and concepts.
  • Plan and allocate resources to effectively staff and accomplish production targets and quality goals.
  • Recommends and participates in improvements to Quality, Productivity, Costs, and Health & Safety, (WHMIS/SIMDUT)
  • Responds proactively and immediately to facility/operational deficiencies and difficulties;
  • Ensures timely and thorough maintenance and sanitation of all equipment and facilities to allow for efficient and on-time production start-up and delivery of products to customers;
  • Model and promote the company’s mission and values.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and focus on best practices.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure department and company objectives are achieved.
  • Lead employees to meet the company’s expectations for productivity, quality and goal achievements.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by ensuring regulatory and company standard and practices are adhered to.
  • Responsible for maintenance and housekeeping schedules;
  • Maintain transparent communication. Appropriately communicate through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate email and regular interpersonal communication.
  • Provide effective performance feedback that promotes both positive and constructive feedback, includes goal setting and performance development planning.
  • Collaborates with HR to ensure personnel/team training and development is up to date with Nutraceutical, Natural Health Product Division’s standards, and trends;

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Rational and analytic thinking;
  • Superior organizational skills;
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and deadlines;
  • Works well under pressure and has a sense of urgency;
  • Autonomous, meticulous and detailed oriented.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Pharmaceutical/Nutraceutical manufacturing environment;
  • Extensive Knowledge of GMP;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Products or equivalent.

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Machine Assembler - Night Shift

Overview

The Machine Assembler is responsible for the disassembling of high tech, fully automated encapsulation machines, performing required maintenance/sanitizing and reassembling all machine parts and components.  Work must be performed according to the work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The work schedule is a 10-hour shift, Tuesday to Friday, from 7 pm to 5 am.

Main Responsibilities

  • Carefully remove all parts & components of encapsulation machine
  • Place parts in proper places to ensure ease of reassembly
  • Perform routine sanitizing of various parts of the production equipment
  • Reassemble all machine parts, from large drums to small bolts
  • Dispose of garbage in appropriate receptacles
  • Clean production rooms and sanitation room
  • Safely working with a variety of chemicals
  • Notifying management of equipment that is not working properly
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or other lead operator

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Have good mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn
  • Manufacturing experience in a GMP environment (an asset)
  • Have the physical ability to do the required work
  • Ability to stand for 10 hours
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work autonomously, responsibly and conscientiously
  • Have the ability to comprehend basic verbal instructions, read product labels & safety warnings and perform work according to SOP
  • Be reliable and dependable
  • Available to work night shift Tuesday to Friday and occasionally Saturday or Sunday as directed by management
  • Have a high level of job motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision

Physical Requirements

  • Reach, stoop and bend at waist repetitively throughout the entire shift
  • Lift and move up to 50 pounds of equipment pieces
  • Push/pull wheeled cart weighing 80 to 100 pounds
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for the entire shift
Packaging Operator - Night Shift

Overview

The Packaging Operator is responsible for inspecting, polishing, and packaging Finished Product in accordance with work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment. The work schedule is a 10-hour shift, 7 pm to 5 am, Monday to Thursday..

Main Responsibilities

  • Inspect capsules for defects
  • Test capsules to determine if drying is complete.
  • Polish capsules.
  • Package products in bulk containers.
  • Clean and sanitize equipment according to procedures;
  • Accurate and legible documentation of usage and cleaning logs and production parameters per the Batch Record;
  • Perform all duties in compliance with safety rules, work instructions, and SOP’s;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Manufacturing experience in a GMP environment (an asset)
  • Basic math skills;
  • Functional bilingualism (French and English);
  • Must not be color-blind
  • Ability to stand for 10 hours;
  • Ability to handle empty pallets
  • Ability to handle full pallets of finished product on a pallet jack.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Advanced attention to detail
  • Fast learner
  • Able to complete repetitive work
  • Occasional exposure to strong odors
  • Proper personal hygiene
  • No facial piercings, no loose jewelry

 

Associate Scientist

Overview

Reporting to the Head of Product Development, the Associate Scientist will execute assigned tasks associated with new product development and assessment with quality, speed, and efficiency for multiple projects in the portfolio. The Associate Scientist will gain familiarity with various aspects of the drug development process in a regulated environment, including topics such as Quality by Design (QbD), Design of Experiment (DOE), and compliance with regulatory guidelines.  The Associate Scientist will work under the direction and supervision of the department head.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute against assigned formulation lab activities with quality, speed, and efficiency to ensure on-time delivery
  • Execute individual tasks related to formulation development, excipient compatibility assessment, data analysis, and good documentation practices
  • Assist in aspects of complex formulation design and development
  • Assist in the development of formulation assessment technique.
  • Communication of project assignment status and timely escalation of issues
  • Presentation of project information at local reviews
  • Maintain compliance with training, best practices, safety, and cleaning requirements
  • Operate under and maintain GMP/GLP conditions
  • Support Capcium strategies, initiatives, expectations, processes and portfolio commitments
  • Must be able to work extended hours, weekends as needed, especially when problems occur or when deadlines must be met
  • Perform other duties as required

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Indirectly supervises area activities during tech transfer or process validation
  • Ensures that employee-related tasks are completed timely including time/attendance, performance reviews, corrective action, and training.

Education and/or Experience

  • Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences (Chemistry, Biochemistry) or related field.
  • Three (3) years of related experience with pharmaceutical, manufacturing and/or GMP facilities.
  • Ability to thrive in a high-performance culture
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Access, Word), MS Project.
  • Advanced research and writing skills
Formulation Operator

Overview

The Formulation Operator is responsible for preparing batches of fill material, gel mass, and other mixes in accordance to work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment. The work schedule is an 8 hours shift, 5 days per week, either a day shift (7 am to 3 pm), an afternoon shift (3 pm to 11 pm) or a night shift (11 pm to 7 am).

Organizational Structure

The Formulation Operator reports to the shift Production supervisor.

Main Responsibilities

  • Weigh and subdivide bulk materials in accordance with manufacturing procedures for gel masses, fill materials, other mixes;
  • Load material into designated equipment according to Batch Record instructions and ensure proper mixing of raw materials,
  • Operate a range of equipment including and not limited to: melter, Ystral mixer, lab mixer, tabletop balances, floor scales, pallet jack, walk-behind power lift, net grinder, drum heater, drum lifter
  • Ensure equipment and working area meets all required sanitary standards and procedures;
  • Use small hand tools to disassemble pumps, receivers, mixers, and other equipment,
  • Clean and sanitize equipment according to set procedures and reassemble prior to mixing a new batch product;
  • Accurate and legible documentation of usage and cleaning logs and production parameters per the Batch Record;
  • Document the inventory of raw materials and departmental supplies;
  • Performs all duties in compliance with safety rules, work instructions, and SOP’s;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Manufacturing experience in a GMP environment (an asset)
  • Basic computer skills (including Excel, outlook and data entry) and math skills;
  • Functional bilingualism (French and English);
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours;
  • Ability to handle 200kg drums on pallets
  • Ability to handle 30kg packages such as gelatin bags, boxes of wax, etc.
  • Strong work ethic.