Quality Control Program Specialist

Job type: Full-Time
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Quality Control / Assurance
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted: January 14, 2020
Closes: February 13, 2020

Job Description Summary

This Position involves executing basic QC operation tasks concerning the management of samples, ERP and PLDP support functions, and maintenance of quality systems. The position provides the opportunity to exercise independent judgement in evaluating complex problems and applying current methodologies and best practices to resolve identified issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining corporate-wide Quality Management System (QMS) required for the management of samples being tested in the QC department and externally
  • Assist in ensuring samples that are to be tested externally are appropriately documented and the paperwork completed
  • Participate in the development and improvement of Quality Control documents.
  • Assist in the preparation of certificate of analysis, batch records and other related documentation required for product release
  • Apply good documentation practices to all document review
  • Assist in the maintenance of the VISUAL database to ensure data accuracy
  • Edit and revises Standard Operating Procedures as needed
  • Assist in the generation and review of Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Support the Quality Operations team in day-to-day activities


  • BSc or technical degree with 2-4 years related experience; or MSc with 0-2 year post graduate experience.
  • Good report writing and ability to understand and adhere to standard operating procedures, regulations and industry standards
  • Excellent communication skills both one on one and in a group setting
  • Highly organized and detail orientated
  • Willingness to learn and assume the responsibilities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

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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