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.
Job Description Summary
The Associate Director, Engineering will lead and manage the new Product Development Engineering Group in STEMCELL’s Instrumentation Business Unit. The position has full responsibility for managing multiple new product development projects, managing resources, quality, cost and timelines, reporting on progress and planning future group development with senior management. The Associate Director is also responsible for leading and developing the functional teams within the new Product Development Engineering Group and driving the introduction of new technology, competencies, processes and tools to deliver the product development program and maintain product quality. The role requires close interaction with other groups within Research and Development and other STEMCELL departments while bringing engineering skill, knowledge and creativity to the team along with the discipline to deliver results.
This is an exciting opportunity to deliver advanced laboratory automation instruments to STEMCELL's new and existing customers worldwide. You will lead a dynamic product development group designing and expanding our range of innovative instruments that drive our customers' research at the forefront of science. As Canada’s largest biotechnology company, STEMCELL Technologies Inc. we continue to grow our range of leading edge instrument and reagent solutions. This role supports this growth and provides an opportunity to lead an innovative design group delivering products that enable groundbreaking work by our customers and which maintains our leadership presence in the life sciences industry.