Process Development Associate

Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: General Management, Operations and Administration
Education: Bachelor
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted: November 16, 2023
Closes: December 16, 2023

Job ID: R0006191

Date posted: 11/06/2023

Are you ready to kick start your career in the exciting, fast-paced Canadian biotechnology industry? If you are looking to use your critical thinking skills to solve complex problems at the interface of organic chemistry, material science, and chemical engineering, this might be the job for you!

As a Process Development Associate, you will help develop and scale up processes at the frontier of nanoparticle synthesis and bioconjugation, supporting STEMCELL Technologies’ current and future business. You will join a dynamic, multidisciplinary, and collaborative team working on several exciting projects, providing many opportunities for you to learn and grow professionally and scientifically. Grow your biotechnology career as a Process Development Associate at STEMCELL Technologies, Canada’s largest biotechnology company!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with process development batch work to increase product and process knowledge and define operational ranges
  • Operate laboratory, pilot, and production scale equipment such as reactors, pumps, heat exchangers, and filtration systems and keep accurate batch records
  • Assist in all essential product maintenance and continuity activities, including batch work, supporting investigations, and documentation
  • Assist in preparing project proposals, technical reports, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and product development documents for review
  • Analyze data and perform calculations, identify abnormal or unexpected trends, and present experimental results at data meetings to clearly communicate conclusions and future plans

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a related scientific field
  • Experience with nanoparticle synthesis and characterization techniques is an asset
  • Experience with aseptic processing, operating reactors, and tangential flow filtration systems, is considered an asset
  • Experience working in a regulated production environment (I.E: Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Cannabis) is considered an asset
  • Good problem-solving skills with a systematic, analytical approach

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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately owned, Vancouver-based biotechnology company that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Driven by our love of science and passion for quality, we are a company of Scientists Helping Scientists—standing by our customers to provide the outstanding products, technical support, and training they need to advance their research. 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, accessory products, and services. Through our many regional offices, as well as our distribution centers in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble, and Singapore, we deliver our innovative, specialized products to more than 100 countries. With over 2300 employees globally, most with scientific or engineering degrees, 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 meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

The annual base salary for this job ranges from:

$56,270.00 – $76,100.00

STEMCELL determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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