Process Development Lab Technician

BioVectra Inc. - Windsor, NS (30+ days ago)

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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 multiple openings for Process Development Lab Technicians. These are permanent, full-time positions located in Windsor, Nova Scotia.

The candidate will be responsible for:
Operating manual, electronic, pneumatic or computerized laboratory process equipment and cleaning equipment and work area.
Supporting with literature searches as appropriate, designing experiments and preparing research plans.
Assisting scientists in the development and optimization of fermentation processes for pharmaceutical products and in the preparation, testing and maintenance of cell banks.
Assisting scientists in developing downstream isolation and purification processes for both small molecule and protein products and supporting with the process transfer from laboratory scale to production scale.
Performing in-process tests: culture purity testing, culture quantification, Gram-staining, protein quantification and SDS PAGE analysis, etc.
Providing support with writing Batch Production Records, cGMP protocols, work instructions and experimental work progress reports.

The successful candidate for this position should have:
College diploma in Biotechnology
B.Sc. Degree in Microbiology, biochemistry, or Biochemical Engineering an asset.
Knowledge of aspectic handligin techniques, sampling and the analysis of materials obtained during fermentation processes.
Excellent attention to detail
Good written and oral communication skills.

BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

Closing Date July 16th 2020

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