Lab Technician

Job type: Contract
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Clinical Research
Education: Bachelor
Employer: BioVectra Inc.
Location: Charlottetown, PE
Posted: August 13, 2019
Ends: August 26, 2019

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 bioreagents.

BioVectra Inc. has an opening for a Lab Technician. This is a 16 month Term position located in Prince Edward Island, Canada

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Executing lab productions with minimal supervision.
  • Operating manual, electronic, or computerized laboratory process equipment and cleaning equipment and work areas.
  • Maintaining the laboratory, ordering raw materials and laboratory supplies.
  • Calibrating and maintaining laboratory equipment.
  • Assisting scientists in development and optimization of chemical processes for pharmaceutical products.
  • Assisting scientists in executing small or large lab scale experiments and purification of small molecules and polymers using a variety of techniques.
  • Performing in-process tests: reaction sampling and submission, TLC analysis, NMR analysis.
  • Assisting scientists during process transfer from laboratory scale to production scale.
  • Assisting in writing Batch Production Records, cGMP protocols, work instructions and experimental work progress reports.
  • Following the company’s quality standard (quality management system procedures and cGMP regulations).
  • Providing equipment training to new employees and, or summer students if needed.
  • Complying with approved safety practices for the laboratory facility.

The successful candidate for this position should have:


  • College diploma in Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Chemistry an asset.


  • Experience at standard organic synthesis and purification techniques. Knowledgeable in the interpretation of analytical data: NMR, IR, MS, TLC, HPLC.
  • Industry experience in synthetic organic chemistry an asset.

Closing Date: August 26th, 2019

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