Job Details

Manufacturing Technologist, Aseptic Filling

Title
Manufacturing Technologist, Aseptic Filling
Length
Full Time
Employer

STEMCELL Technologies

Salary
not disclosed
Location
Vancouver
British Columbia
Date Posted
30/11/2017 - 15:00
Closing Date
30/12/2017 - 15:00
Accepting BioReady
Yes
Job Description
Summary: 

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 Manufacturing Technologist is an integral member of the Cleanroom team who will primarily be responsible for performing aseptic filling of media and cell separation culture in their respective final finished presentation. This individual will work collaboratively with STEMCELL’s Quality Control, Supply Chain and Quality Assurance departments to effectively produce and deliver high quality products to our customers. The Manufacturing department requires someone who has meticulous care and attention to detail and wishes to grow and thrive within a dynamic and diverse team environment.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Technical diploma or BSc in life sciences is required.
  • 1-3 years experience in a clean room manufacturing environment, pharmaceutical or the Lab setting, would be an asset
  • Strong multi-tasking skills. Completes several concurrent tasks in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Experience working in fast paced, 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.
  • Shift work and over-time may be required
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Identify, set up and operate Cleanroom manufacturing equipment required in the aseptic processing line.
  • Follow written (batch records) procedures to manufacture assigned products maintaining the required quality standard policy.
  • Will perform a variety of aseptic processing duties according to the Batch record, but not limited to the aseptic filtration, aseptic fill, preparation of work spaces, inspection of final product and completion of documentation.
  • Prioritize workload throughout the day with other team members. Complete work in a timely manner
  • Conduct daily monitoring, calibration and routine maintenance of aseptic and manufacturing equipment used
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of all processes performed
  • Follow all quality assurance (QA) policies and procedures outlined in the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Participate ‘5S’  and Continuous Improvement Projects within Manufacturing 
  • Occasional weekend work (Saturday and/or Sunday) or shift work may be required
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 https://jobs.stemcell.com to apply.