Job Details

Production Technician

Production Technician
Accepting BioReady
Full Time


not disclosed
Prince Edward Island
Date Posted
01/02/2019 - 11:45
Closing Date
13/02/2019 - 11:45
Job Description

BioVectra Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

The candidate will be responsible for: 
• Operating manual and automated equipment to perform Microbial Fermentations, Down Stream Purifications, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) or fine chemical manufacture.
• Controlling processes from start-up to shutdown, including unit operations of microbial growth, expression, recovery, filtration, chemical synthesis, and purification. 
• Handling of hazardous materials, including: acids, bases, solvents, potent compounds, and APIs safely and properly.
• Performing process sampling and testing including: pH, conductivity, spectrophotometry, osmometry, densometry, aseptic sampling and streak plating, etc. 
• Preparing shift summaries and updating excel spreadsheets with key performance and quality indicators.
• Providing feedback to influence continuous improvements during the review and revision of Standard Operating Procedures and other process documentation.
• Participating in BioVectra's quality management system, focusing on the batch production records, work instructions, adherence to policies and standard operating procedures at all times. 
• Assisting with housekeeping, equipment cleaning, general warehousing, material staging and tanker operations as required. 
• Additional duties as assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor’s request.

The successful candidate for this position should have:
• High school diploma. 
• Post-Secondary diploma in an applicable area of study considered an asset. 

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Two years work experience in a related field.
• Industrial experience in pharma an asset.
• GMP experience an asset.

Work Conditions:
• Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts. 
• Required to use a respirator.
• Able to lift up to 25 kg.

Closing Date: February 13th, 2019

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We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.