Job Details

Manufacturing Technician, Finished Goods

Manufacturing Technician, Finished Goods
Accepting BioReady
Full Time

STEMCELL Technologies

not disclosed
British Columbia
Date Posted
06/07/2018 - 08:00
Closing Date
06/08/2018 - 08:00
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.

Job Description Summary

Job Purpose
The Manufacturing Technician, Finished Goods will work as part of a large team to complete the manufacturing process to prepare products for warehousing and/or distribution to customers.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • A high school diploma, with up to 3 years of experience operating Equipment in fast paced environment
  • Experience in a clean room manufacturing environment, pharmaceutical or the food packaging industry would be an asset
  • Strong multi-tasking skills. Completes several concurrent tasks in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Experience working in fast pace, dynamic environment, with limited supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent prioritization and follow up skills
  • Ability to be part of team and communicate effectively with all levels within the organization.
  • Physical ability to lift 25 - 30 pounds, requiring manual dexterity and versatility
  • Knowledgeable on quality systems such as ISO 13485. cGMP experience a definite asset
  • Ability to follow written instructions, standard operating procedures, and pre-defined guidelines to execute and perform the functions of the job
  •  Ability to work in a cold room for a period of time
  • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Equipment setup for manufacturing to ensure product specifications is met
  • Troubleshoot equipment; manage calibration and preventative maintenance processes; which include
  • Identify and monitor equipment operation problems and notify equipment maintenance technician as required
  • Assists in creating, modifying and revising manufacturing work instructions and process flow documentation
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), guidelines and/or diagrams to ensure products specifications and tolerance levels are met
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects within Manufacturing
  • Participate ‘5S’  activities within Manufacturing
  • Flexible in changing from assigned tasks without diminishing the quality of the products working on
  • Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions
  • Shift work and over-time may be required
  • Other duties as assigned
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 visit our website at to apply.