Job Details

Production Technicians

Production Technicians
Accepting BioReady
Full-time permanent, multiple positions


not disclosed
Prince Edward Island
Date Posted
08/01/2019 - 10:30
Closing Date
08/02/2019 - 10:30
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 bio-reagents.

The candidate will be responsible for: 

  • Hands-on operation of physical and automated equipment to perform Microbial Fermentations and Purifications.
  • Controlling processes from start-up to shutdown, including unit operations of microbial growth, expression, recovery, filtration, and purification.
  • Performing In-process testing including pH, conductivity, spectrophotometry, osmometry, densometry, etc. 
  • Writing manufacturing work instructions, training procedures, departmental procedures and SOPs.
  • Writing and assembling commissioning packages or Turn over Packages and qualifications for utilities and equipment
  • Executing commissioning test functions and qualification documents for manufacturing and lab equipment, utilities and systems.
  • Providing feedback to their manager on recommendations for procedural and process improvements.
  • Complying with safety requirements, GMP/GDP, SOP, hazardous materials and manufacturing documentation.
  • Actively participating in BioVectra's quality management system, focusing on the batch production records, work instructions and adherence to policies and standard operating procedures at all times. 
  • Performing general warehousing, material staging and preparation, cleaning and housekeeping duties. 
  • Preparing production equipment for maintenance/service/changeover.

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • Post-secondary diploma in an applicable area of study, or minimum two years direct work experience in a field related to GMP BioPharma. 
  • Industrial experience in a pharma and cGMP facility an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively in a dynamic team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts, required to use a respirator and able to lift up to 25 kg.

BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by choosing the “Apply Now” button.

Closing Date: January 16th, 2019

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