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Process Engineer, Packaging

Process Engineer, Packaging
Accepting BioReady
Full Time

STEMCELL Technologies

not disclosed
British Columbia
Date Posted
29/01/2019 - 13:45
Closing Date
01/03/2019 - 13:45
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

The Process Engineer, Packaging will be an important resource to STEMCELL Process Development as we evolve into our new ERP system and printing software rollout. This position will ensure product labels are accurate, provide technical packaging expertise, design new packaging solutions and innovations and perform conceptual analysis for new packaging proposals.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field with 0 to 3 years of industrial experience
  • Developed packaging solutions and concepts for a Manufacturing environment
  • Excellent understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Experience with ISO13485 Quality Management System and current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs) is an asset
  • Past SAP experience is a definite asset
  • Must be highly motivated, have excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, be highly independent, and have effective organizational and verbal and written communication skills
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for entering and maintaining the label data fields in SAP
  • Ensure that the correct and relevant information is on all product labels
  • Act as subject matter expert  for NiceLabel (label printing software)
  • Create or modify label templates in NiceLabel  
  • Maintain and provide product label images for the website
  • Provides technical packaging expertise in multiple areas within the manufacturing group
  • Designs novel packaging solutions, as required, to ensure that STEMCELL’s broad range of products fully meet customer quality expectations
  • Performs conceptual analysis of new packaging proposals, feasibility analysis, scope of work, budgetary estimate, impact on available equipment and implementation plans
  • Provides expert technical support to Procurement towards the evaluation of alternative packaging material suppliers
  • Drives the packaging innovation process by enabling the review, assessment and proposing the most appropriate packaging materials for a wide range of existing products including implementation where appropriate
  • Draft technical protocols and reports on findings and recommendations
  • Train manufacturing and Distribution staff on new or updated procedures
  • Perform validation studies on equipment and procedures
  • Draft and perform validation studies on primary packaging, Secondary packaging and shipping conditions
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 apply.