Job Details

Process Development Operations Associate

Process Development Operations Associate
Accepting BioReady
Full Time

STEMCELL Technologies

not disclosed
Vancouver, BC
British Columbia
Date Posted
13/02/2018 - 06:15
Closing Date
13/03/2018 - 06:15
Job Description

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

The Process Development Operations Associate will work within the Process Development Operations team to prioritize, design and execute process changes and workflow improvements in support of product commercialization and process optimization. The candidate will work proactively to identify continuous improvement opportunities, improve operational efficiencies and reduce waste. This position will have an exciting opportunity to contribute to both big and small initiatives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • BSc with minimum 1 to 4 years relevant experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Google and MS Office suite of products
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly professional and adaptable with proven judgement and discretion
  • Demonstrate initiative, creativity, and organizational skills, with keen attention to detail
  • Work experience in biotech/pharma an asset
  • Project or program coordination experience an asset
  • Experience with Technical writing an asset
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Interact with cross-departmental team members to ensure projects or activities are progressing, including identifying and reporting roadblocks to ensure resolution
  • Coordinate a variety of meetings, projects and activities related to Process Development Operations including tracking and following up on timelines and deliverables, progress reports, agendas, meeting minutes, action items and database management
  • Proactively address Process Development operations business needs with creative solutions
  • Work collaboratively  to design and implement workflows in support of business needs and priorities
  • Ensure documentation is maintained to appropriate quality standards
  • Facilitate program and workflow activities in support of Process Development.
  • Design and measure operational efficiency through the implementation of key metrics
Other Information: 

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please apply online at