Manufacturing Operations Associate

Job type: Full-Time
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Manufacturing
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted: July 9, 2019
Ends: August 8, 2019

Job Description Summary

The Manufacturing Operations Associate is responsible for working with the Manufacturing Operations Inventory and Material Management team to ensure component and consumable materials are available, properly identified and stored, and inventory data is accurate. The Manufacturing Operations Associate proactively identifies continuous improvement opportunities to improve operational flow and reduce waste.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Tasks associated with completion of production orders including, but not limited to, releasing, printing, performing transactions and reviewing

  • Review component material availability and request material transfers

  • Organize, store, control and maintain accuracy of component and consumable material inventory. Tasks include, but are not limited to, receipt and inspection of materials, performing periodic counts and preparing purchase requisitions

  • Prepare, label, pick and pull daily component material inventory according the manufacturing schedule

  • Complete accurate and timely ERP transactions

  • Measure and dispense materials for use in production or for internal customers

  • Identify and propose continuous improvement opportunities to improve operational flow and reduce waste


  • Bachelors of Science (Chemistry, Biology or Life sciences related)

  • Knowledge of Operational systems is desirable (e.g. DDMRP, SAP)

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience working in the Biotech/Biopharma industry

  • In-depth knowledge in word-processing and spreadsheets

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management and team skills

  • Physical ability to lift 25-30lbs


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.

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.

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