New Beta Innovation Limited
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We believe a dedicated, talented, quality-focused work force is a vital asset to the company and fundamental to our success. We are constantly seeking qualified members who are passionate about doing great work to join our team.

We encourage all interested parties to apply for any of the vacancies listed below. We offer a competitive remuneration package, wide-range of training opportunities and career development prospects. If you are eager to create an exciting and rewarding career, please send us your full resume for consideration.

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25 May, 2022
Human Resource Generalist, Human Resources
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Human Resources Assistant Manager, the incumbent will be part of a collaborative HR team and will perform a variety of HR activities to provide quality and timely support to managers and employees. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Provide advice, support and coaching in all human resources areas to employees and managers including recruitment, performance management, training & development, policy and procedure, employee relations, reward and recognition

•    Partner with line managers on workforce planning, recruitment and hiring decisions (including job posting, interviews to employee onboarding)

•    Work closely with and coach managers through all aspects of HR including employee relations, performance management, training and development, conflict management, employment separations

•    Develop, update, and/or roll out HR programs, policies and procedures

•    Work collaboratively with other peers on HR/H&S and other projects/tasks

•    Prepare and conduct orientation and internal training programs as required

•    Draft and maintain documentation, such as job descriptions, org charts, letters, etc

•    Create and maintain employee files ensuring their accuracy and completeness

•    Update employee information on ADP or equivalent HRIS

•    Work closely with Payroll to ensure accurate account of employee information

•    Take an active part in the social committee

•    Perform other duties as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

•    Degree or diploma in Human Resources with minimum 3 years’ experience as an HR generalist

•    Good knowledge and application of HR legislation

•    A willingness and ability to share your knowledge and experience with others

•    Proactive, resourceful and flexible. You can adapt to changing priorities when needed, and still maintain focus on your overall goals and objectives

•    Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate and interact at different levels

•    Strong attention to details

•    Exercise tact, good judgment, and discretion; maintain confidentiality of files, personal information, and other matters, as appropriate

•    Having CPHR designation is an asset

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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3 May, 2022
Co-op Student, Engineering & Maintenance
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

This is an 4- or 8-month co-op opportunity.

Reporting to the Assistant Manager/ Manager, E&M, the incumbent will work within a technical team to assist ongoing equipment and facilities activities. Equipment and systems will be located in a clean-room facility (controlled environment) purpose built for production of a sterile pharmaceutical product. To be successful in this role the incumbent will need to work well in a regulated environment and collaborate closely with others to ensure the success of the team and smooth, continuous operation of the facility.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow the facility/equipment related documents such as SOPs, maintenance records, change requests, deviations, investigation reports, or any other quality documents
  • Assist in facility/equipment related commissioning and qualification protocols
  • Assist in creation and completion of Quality Management System documents, including root cause analysis.
  • Assist in carrying out scheduled calibration tasks on utilities, production, and quality control equipment
  • Support with equipment maintenance, repair work, troubleshooting, and engineering analysis
  • Assist in monitoring and maintaining of overall process control parameters for various environmental monitoring systems
  • Support with ordering equipment and spare parts as required according to stock requirements
  • Ensure strict adherence of company policies, SOPs, and GMP regulations
  • Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Studying towards a degree in biomedical, engineering, or other relevant field with an interest in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with technical writing, drafting reports, and documentation
  • Attention to detail and good time management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated individual with willingness to learn

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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3 May, 2022
Co-op Student, (Procurement) (Supply Chain) (8 Months)
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a position for a post-secondary student pursuing a Diploma or Degree in Operations or Supply Chain Management to gain experience and corporate understanding of the procurement cycle. Reporting to the Manager, Finance (Supply Chain), the student will perform a variety of purchasing related functions from order placement to fulfillment and also be responsible for providing order updates and administrative support to the daily operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review purchase requisitions, check department and account coding, verify accuracy, terminology and non-technical specifications and update corresponding records in SAP
  • Respond to internal and external routine inquiries related to order management such as order placement, order status, changes and cancellations
  • Contact suppliers in order to schedule, expedite or track deliveries to ensure receipt and to inquire about shortages, missed or late deliveries, quality problems and/or price discrepancies
  • Perform corporate searches and maintain approved and potential supplier list
  • Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Currently pursuing Diploma or Degree in Operations, Supply Chain Management or relevant field
  • Familiarity with procurement and accounting processes is an asset
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate positive attitude with a customer service mindset

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

 

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29 April, 2022
Senior Specialist, Quality Assurance (Manufacturing)
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager, Quality Assurance (Manufacturing) the incumbent will be responsible for providing QA oversight on a variety of GMP activities including bulk manufacturing and aseptic filling.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in internal and external audit activities
  • Review QMS documents such as but not limited to SOPs, deviations, discrepancies, change controls, CAPAs, excursions and investigations
  • Continuously improve QMS SOPs such as but not limited Change Control Program, CAPA Program, Deviation Program, Data Integrity, Media Fill Program, PV Program, etc.
  • Provide QA oversight in routine execution of media fill, process validation and cleaning validation activities.
  • Perform routine line clearance checks and QA oversight on shop floor.
  • Support review of Media Fill, process validation and cleaning validation documentation including batch package review.
  • Organize and coordinate trainings by creating training materials and working on the electronic training management system
  • Perform supplier and contractor qualification activities.
  • Collaborate and work closely with all departments to maintain quality culture
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Lifesciences or relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in pharmaceutical or biologics manufacturing industry or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong quality mindset and holistic approach to guarantee product quality and patient safety under company QMS
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements e.g EU GMP, USFDA, Health Canada etc.
  • In-depth understanding of bulk manufacturing, aseptic filling process and biologic product characteristics and familiarity with in-process-control strategy and final product testing methods
  • Experience dealing with inspectors and auditors from various regulatory authorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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29 April, 2022
Specialist, Quality Assurance (Manufacturing)
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager, Quality Assurance (Manufacturing) the incumbent will be responsible for providing QA oversight on a variety of GMP activities including bulk manufacturing and aseptic filling.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review QMS documents such as but not limited to deviations, change controls, CAPAs, investigations, excursions, alarms, etc.
  • Review GMP documentation including but not limited to SOPs, batch records, qualification protocols, studies, reports, etc.
  • Create and revise QMS SOPs as assigned.
  • Perform document control activities such as but not limited to issuance, reconciliation, archival, number assignment and formatting of GMP documents.
  • Support in improving and coordinating company’s GMP Training Program and QMR Program.
  • Perform routine line clearance checks and QA oversight on manufacturing, aseptic filling and packaging functions. Ensure regular GMP compliance on the production floor.
  • Prepare and review media fill, process validation and cleaning validation documentation and provide oversight as required.
  • Participate in internal and external audit activities
  • Collaborate and work closely with all departments to maintain quality culture
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science or relevant field.
  • Minimum 2 years’ work experience in pharmaceutical or biologics manufacturing industry or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements e.g EU GMP, USFDA, Health Canada etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High proficiency in MS Word/Excel, good formatting skills is preferable.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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29 April, 2022
Senior Specialist, Validation
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager, Validation/ Senior Manager, Compliance, the incumbent will perform a variety of Validation related functions to contribute to the creation and implementation of the Validation program for sterile bio-pharmaceutical product manufacturing and aseptic filling.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review commissioning, qualification and validation documents of equipment, utilities, facility and processes with the focus on cGMP compliance in collaboration with other validation personnel and user departments – including but not limited to – URS, DQ, FDS, FAT/SAT, IOQ, PQ, validation plan, risk assessment, validation summary report, SOPs, cleaning validation, computer system validation (CSV), requalification, process validation etc.
  • Lead E&M and Facility equipment validation program and review all validation documents in the validation lifecycle to ensure compliance
  • Responsible for validation execution collaboration and oversite for Engineering & Maintenance (E&M) and Facility area
  • Responsible for various QMS tasks including but not limited to – validation change control, deviation, investigations, CAPA, etc.
  • Lead periodic review and requalification program of E&M and Facility systems
  • Perform audit trail review and computerized system management (CSM) activities for all E&M and Facility systems
  • Review computer systems validation (CSV), SOPs, policies and qualification documents
  • Lead software validation and CSV for E&M and Facility systems
  • Support Engineering & Maintenance to set up a preventive maintenance and calibration program to ensure compliance with GMP requirements, and perform validation oversight on calibration and maintenance activities
  • Support the setup and maintenance of other validation programs and activities including – process, method, cleaning, transportation, computer system validation
  • Support other Production and QC qualification activities as required
  • Perform other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Life Sciences or relevant major
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in pharmaceutical or biologics manufacturing industry
  • Minimum 3 years of direct validation experience in commissioning, equipment and facility qualification is preferred
  • Proven knowledge and experience in applying the risk-based approach throughout the validation lifecycle
  • Good knowledge of GMP and QMS principles
  • In-depth understanding of validation requirements in the regulation and guidelines
  • Knowledge and experience with aseptic processing is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Working efficiently with the ability to be innovative and identify creative solutions
  • High proficiency in MS Word/Excel and good writing skills
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership of, attention to detail and quality of work

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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29 April, 2022
HR Business Partner, Human Resources
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Human Resources Assistant Manager/Manager, the incumbent will perform a variety of HR activities with a focus on supporting company wide learning and development programs and initiatives. The HR Business Partner will be part of a collaborative HR team who supports our managers and employees by building trust and providing timely advice and support.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide advice, support and coaching in all human resources areas to employees and managers in all HR areas including talent acquisition, performance management, training and development, policy and procedure, employee relations, reward and recognition
  • Work closely with department managers and manage the full talent life cycle including recruiting, onboarding, engagement, retention, performance, and departure
  • Support and execute the training cycle from needs assessment, content creation, training (and orientation) delivery, feedback and program enhancement, and other learning initiatives
  • Develop, implement, and monitor HR initiatives, programs, and policies that support the attraction, retention, and engagement of employees
  • Maintain accurate and up to date documentation, such as employee files, job descriptions, org charts, letters, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on HR/H&S and other projects/tasks
  • Work closely with Payroll to ensure accurate account of employee information
  • Take an active part in the social committee
  • Perform other tasks as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a related HR role
  • Degree in Human Resources or relevant field
  • Strong knowledge and application of BC employment and HR legislation
  • A strong team player, you are willing to support others, and share your knowledge and experience
  • Resourceful, flexible and adaptable. You have the ability to change priorities when needed, but to still maintain focus on your overall goals and objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Exercise tact, good judgment, and discretion; maintain confidentiality of files, personal information, and other matters, as appropriate
  • CPHR Designation or working towards it is an asset

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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22 April, 2022
Process Lead, Production
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager/ Senior Manager, Production, the incumbent will lead the manufacturing process activities and will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of quality as it relates to process and product.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and annual medical examination may be required to fulfil regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop the Process team
  • Plan, organize, and monitor manufacturing activities in accordance with cGMP
  • Facilitate effective technical transfer of manufacturing process from HK Head Office to NBI-CA
  • Ensure alignment with corporate regarding quality systems, policies, procedures and standards
  • Develop instructions and SOPs relating to production and ensure their strict implementation
  • Ensure timely and effective communication of risks, quality, or compliance issues to appropriate personnel
  • Maintain facilities and equipment in accordance with cGMP standards and requirements (including calibration, process, and cleaning validation)
  • Support the inspection, investigation, and taking of samples, in order to monitor factors which may affect product quality
  • Manage and coordinate process optimization and scale-up development work as required
  • Execute department schedules including production and packaging, facility cleaning and disinfection
  • Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve productivity and maximize efficiency
  • Be present on the production floor to support and give directions to team members
  • Perform other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biochemical engineering, process engineer, chemical engineer or equivalent engineering discipline is essential
  • Minimum 5 years downstream processing experience in biological manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge of aseptic processing is a must (liquid dose or injectables)
  • Good working knowledge of GMP and regulatory requirements for products in major markets (such as FDA, EMA, HC, TGA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Work efficiently with the ability to be innovative and identify creative solutions
  • High proficiency in MS Word and good writing skills
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership and quality of work
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage competing tasks and projects
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong attention to detail and time management

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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22 April, 2022
Associate, Logistics
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Logistics/ Manager, Finance (Supply Chain), the incumbent will perform a variety of warehouse duties, including but not limited to: shipping and receiving, unloading and loading trucks, inspecting goods, printing and affixing labels, putting away stock, order picking, cleaning warehouse and goods, preparing material documents, and operating necessary equipment such as forklift, reach truck, pallet jack, etc.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow SOPs and other procedures for logistics and warehouse activities to ensure all work performed follows GMP guidelines and company policies
  • Complete checklists and forms accurately and collect required certificates
  • Put away stock according to storage conditions and assigned racking location
  • Participate in inventory counts on a periodic basis
  • Apply the First-In/First-Out (FIFO) or First Expiry / First Out (FEFO) methodology during stock issuance
  • Prepare shipping documents and schedule freight pick-ups as required
  • Comply with company’s safety requirements and perform all tasks safely
  • Perform data entry responsibilities and update in electronic systems and physical files
  • Maintain metrics, reports, operation documentation as per department goals and milestones
  • Attend department and inter-company trainings and meetings as required
  • Perform other tasks as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Relevant warehouse experience is an asset
  • Prior warehouse experience – bio-pharmaceutical, GMP environment is an asset
  • Forklift operation experience is an asset
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Attention to detail and focus on quality is paramount
  • Able to lift 25 + pounds
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated individual with willingness to learn
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); SAP knowledge is an asset
  • Certification in Transportation of Dangerous Goods is an asset

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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30 March, 2022
Research Associate, Clinical Projects and Development
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the CP&D Assistant Manager, the Research Associate will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of research projects and experiments under the CP&D department.  We are looking for motivated aspiring scientists to join our team of researchers currently working on the development of therapeutic drugs for diseases. This position requires a strong in vitro research background in neuroscience (e.g. in vitro models of excitotoxicity) and chemistry (e.g. peptide analysis, nanomedicine and bio conjugation). Applicants must have a keen interest in drug development, have strong problem-solving skills, and be able to work in a team environment with cross-discipline scientists.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct experiments following established methods
  • Apply knowledge of scientific methodologies, techniques, processes and procedures in conducting experiments
  • Document all data and interpret results independently
  • Present experimental results to the team and explain reasons for variances
  • Troubleshoot methods and suggest novel and impactful improvements
  • Maintain lab and perform routine duties in order to keep laboratory clean, neat and in efficient operational order
  • Conduct all activities in accordance with scientific standards, and established policies and practices
  • Collaborate with team members on other CP&D team projects
  • Demonstrate effective and collaborative working relationships with fellow employees and management
  • Contribute to project discussions and brainstorming sessions
  • Perform other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  •  M.Sc. in scientific discipline (e.g. Molecular Biology, Immunology, Cancer Biology, Neurology)
  • A minimum of 2 years of lab experience in related field
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; be able to work effectively and productively with others
  • High quality standards and ownership of work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think critically and trouble shoot issues that arise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with animal handling and procedures, tumour model establishment, and end of study sample collection are an asset
  • Proficiency in performing lab techniques and methods which may include: cell culture, ELISA, HPLC, flow cytometry, cell sorting, Western Blotting, protein purification, antibody and/or protein conjugation assays, Immunofluorescence and Immunohistochemically staining, microscopy, qPCR, microplate assays and others

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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30 March, 2022
Specialist, Quality Control (Microbiology)
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Assistant Manager/ Manager, Quality Control the incumbent will perform a variety of microbiological related functions and will be part of a team responsible for ensuring the integrity of microbiology laboratory in support of a sterile pharmaceutical manufacturer.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform sampling and routine microbiology testing, sterility testing and endotoxin testing in strict accordance with the appropriate testing methods for raw materials, packaging materials, in-process and finished products
  • Perform sample collection and associated routine testing for environmental monitoring program (e.g. water for injection, pure steam, personnel, cleanroom sampling (viable and non-viable air, surface sampling)
  • Perform all microbiology related testing in support of process validation and cleaning validation
  • Perform microbial identification as required for routine testing and media fill procedures
  • Perform stability testing to support shelf life studies for the finished product
  • Develop/write and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in the microbiology laboratory
  • Perform validation of all microbiological test methods including writing protocols and reports
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and maintain strict and accurate quality control documentation of all test procedures and results
  • Perform equipment calibration as required for GMP compliance
  • Perform data compilation, trending and report writing on regular basis as required
  • Identify and troubleshoot equipment problems
  • Ensure lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained
  • Perform other related tasks as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Microbiology or recognised qualification in microbiology required
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in pharmaceutical or biological manufacturing industry with good knowledge of aseptic techniques and good documentation practices
  • Have working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and have experience with execution of USP and EP test methodology (Microbial, Sterility, Endotoxin, Growth Promotion) for the manufacture of sterile products
  • Must be able to gown as required in manufacturing areas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment, detail oriented, organized and methodical in execution of tasks
  • Ability to problem solve with sound analytical thinking
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership and quality of work
  • Experience working in a start-up environment would be an asset

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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26 January, 2022
Senior Specialist / Assistant Manager, Regulatory Affairs
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs, the incumbent will perform a variety of Regulatory Affairs related functions to contribute to the registration of NBI-CA products in the global market and to the establishment and maintenance of overall site GMP readiness.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviewing, writing, and compiling technical information for global regulatory submissions
  • Providing critical review and analysis of data from externally conducted studies
  • Developing and maintaining an understanding of all electronic technical specifications and content requirements for regulatory filings in Canadian and US jurisdictions
  • Performing external site audits, such as visiting clinical trial sites and reviewing procedures and the facility as required
  • Assisting in meeting annual reporting requirements for existing regulatory filings and site licenses
  • Reviewing and editing department and facility SOPs, especially regarding regulatory compliance
  • Participating in facility operations and status update meetings (RA representative)
  • Working closely with other technical departments to achieve deliverables relating to regulatory submissions and to overall site GMP readiness
  • Assisting in estimating annual departmental budget
  • Perform other tasks as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • B.Sc. in Biology, Chemistry, or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry
  • RAC (Regulatory Affairs Certification) is preferred
  • Good understanding of GMP, GCP, and quality systems
  • Experience in writing and reviewing regulatory submissions in eCTD format
  • Understanding of .PDF bookmarking/hyperlinking, document modifiers, metadata, and study tagging files
  • Experience with electronic data management systems and publishing software preferred
  • Understanding of ICH Quality (Q), Safety (S), and select Multidisciplinary (M4) guidelines
  • Familiarity with cleanroom or vivarium procedures is preferred
  • Experience with nonclinical study execution/design and bioassay techniques is preferred
  • Understanding of oncology and or hematology related nonclinical studies is preferred
  • Proficiency in developing innovative and creative solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently but also in a team environment
  • Proficient in MS Word/Excel/Project with good writing and English grammatical skills

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

 

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13 January, 2022
Senior Specialist/ Assistant Manager, Regulatory Affairs
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs, the incumbent will perform a variety of Regulatory Affairs related functions to contribute to the registration of NBI-CA products in the global market and to the establishment and maintenance of overall site GMP readiness.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviewing, writing, and compiling technical information for global regulatory submissions
  • Providing critical review and analysis of data from externally conducted studies
  • Developing and maintaining an understanding of all electronic technical specifications and content requirements for regulatory filings in Canadian and US jurisdictions
  • Performing external site audits, such as visiting clinical trial sites and reviewing procedures and the facility as required
  • Assisting in meeting annual reporting requirements for existing regulatory filings and site licenses
  • Reviewing and editing department and facility SOPs, especially regarding regulatory compliance
  • Participating in facility operations and status update meetings (RA representative)
  • Working closely with other technical departments to achieve deliverables relating to regulatory submissions and to overall site GMP readiness
  • Assisting in estimating annual departmental budget
  • Perform other tasks as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • B.Sc. in Biology, Chemistry, or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry
  • RAC (Regulatory Affairs Certification) is preferred
  • Good understanding of GMP, GCP, and quality systems
  • Experience in writing and reviewing regulatory submissions in eCTD format
  • Understanding of .PDF bookmarking/hyperlinking, document modifiers, metadata, and study tagging files
  • Experience with electronic data management systems and publishing software preferred
  • Understanding of ICH Quality (Q), Safety (S), and select Multidisciplinary (M4) guidelines
  • Familiarity with cleanroom or vivarium procedures is preferred
  • Experience with nonclinical study execution/design and bioassay techniques is preferred
  • Understanding of oncology and or hematology related nonclinical studies is preferred
  • Proficiency in developing innovative and creative solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently but also in a team environment
  • Proficient in MS Word/Excel/Project with good writing and English grammatical skills

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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17 September, 2021
Technician, Quality Control (Microbiology)
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager/ Senior Manager, Quality Control the incumbent will perform a variety of laboratory support and testing functions to ensure uninterrupted operations and timely completion of activities within the Quality Control group.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform routine preparation of various reagents, solutions, and culture media to be used within the Quality Control Laboratories.
  • Perform routine operation of various equipment which include but not limited to pH meter, conductivity meter, autoclaves and drying oven.
  • Perform routine sample collection and associated routine testing for environmental monitoring (water and steam sample collection, cleanroom air samples and particle counts, personnel monitoring, etc.)
  • Participate in the laboratory housekeeping tasks and ordering of laboratory supplies.
  • Perform sampling of various raw materials and other components as required.
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and maintain strict and accurate quality control documentation of all test procedures and results.
  • Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained.
  • Perform other related tasks as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in life sciences. Degree in Microbiology or recognised qualification in microbiology preferred.
  • 0-3 years relevant work experience in pharmaceutical or biological manufacturing industry with good knowledge of aseptic techniques and understanding of good documentation practices.
  • Have working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and be familiar with USP and EP test methodologies (Bioburden, Sterility, Endotoxin)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to act with tact, good judgment, and discretion as appropriate.
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with a strong attention to detail and sense of pride.

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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16 September, 2021
Assistant Manager, Quality Control (Microbiology)
DETAILS

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager/Senior Manager, Quality Control (QC), the incumbent will perform a variety of microbiological lab related functions and will lead the Microbiology team. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the laboratory in support of a sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish and oversee all environmental and microbiology related programs
  • Plan and prioritize microbiological testing activities and provide leadership to the Microbiology team.
  • Compile, trend and interpret data for release and environmental monitoring testing
  • Support method verification and validation activities by authoring and/or reviewing – protocols, coordinating testing, and reviewing reports according to appropriate guidelines
  • Ensure Quality Control equipment is qualified and calibration status is maintained
  • Participate and/or lead investigations with strong understanding of compliance and cGMPs, strong scientific judgment and leadership in decision making
  • Provide expertise and technical leadership managing deviations, investigations, OOS, CAPAs, change requests, and improvement initiatives within the microbiological team’s remit
  • Support continuous improvement activities related to Quality Control and compliance
  • Support regulatory activities including, but not limited to, regulatory inspections and filings related to general analytical methodologies
  • Work collaboratively with the QC management team to discuss department objectives and planning strategies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Degree/Masters’ Degree in Microbiology or recognised qualification in microbiology required
  • Minimum 6 years or more of relevant work experience in pharmaceutical or biological manufacturing industry with more than 2 years managing a team
  • Good working knowledge of aseptic techniques and good documentation practices
  • Have working knowledge of US and EU Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and other international GMP standards such as ICH, PIC/S
  • Have experience with execution of USP and EP test methodology (Microbial, Sterility, Endotoxin, Growth Promotion) for the manufacture of sterile products and design and implementation of environmental monitoring programs
  • Understanding of 5S methodology and able to transform an area using 5S methodology
  • Experience in analytical method verification, validation and transfer
  • Must be able to gown as required in manufacturing areas
  • Sound judgement to identify when an issue needs to be escalated to management
  • Excellent interpersonal (verbal and written) skills, detail oriented and organized and methodical in planning, scheduling and execution of tasks
  • Ability to problem solve with sound analytical thinking
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership and quality of work
  • Experience working in a start-up environment would be an asset

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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9 August, 2021
Manager, Production (Process)
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Production, the incumbent will lead the manufacturing process activities and will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of quality as it relates to process and product.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and annual medical examination may be required to fulfil regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop Process team members
  • Plan, organize, and monitor manufacturing activities in accordance with cGMP
  • Ensure that products are produced and stored in accordance to required standards and regulatory requirements
  • Facilitate effective technical transfer of manufacturing process from corporate to site
  • Ensure alignment with corporate regarding quality systems, policies, procedures and standards
  • Ensure site manufacturing comply with regulatory commitments in NBI dossiers per CMC section of marketing applications
  • Develop and approve the instructions and SOPs relating to production operations according to corporate and regulatory requirements and ensure their strict implementation
  • Ensure that the production records are evaluated and signed by a designated person
  • Ensure company’s QMS is effectively implemented and followed
  • Ensure timely and effective communication of risks, quality or compliance issues to appropriate personnel
  • Maintain facilities and equipment in accordance with cGMP standards and requirements (including calibration, process and cleaning validation)
  • Support the inspection, investigation, and taking of samples, in order to monitor factors which may affect product quality
  • Provide support and participate in material supplier qualification and contract manufacturers qualification activities as deemed necessary by QA section
  • Manage the procurement of starting material, packaging material and consumables
  • Manage and coordinate process development and scale-up development work as required
  • Plan and execute department schedules including production and packaging, facility cleaning and disinfection
  • Approve purchasing activities in relation to production and packaging processes
  • Be accountable for daily recaps of all production variances and establishing KPIs for the shift supervisors to ensure continuous improvement of financial objectives
  • Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve productivity and maximize efficiency
  • Be present on the production floor as required
  • Prepare and manage targets for Safety, First Time Quality, raw material yield, labor, and packaging materials usage, and maintain budgetary expenses, commensurate with ongoing business volumes
  • Perform other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biochemical engineering or equivalent life sciences discipline is a must
  • Minimum 8 years downstream processing experience in biological manufacturing industry with 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge with aseptic processing is a must
  • Good working knowledge of GMP and regulatory requirements for products in major markets (such as FDA, EMA, HC, TGA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Work efficiently with the ability to be innovative and identify creative solutions
  • High proficiency in MS Word and good writing skills
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership and quality of work
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage competing tasks and projects
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong attention to detail and time management

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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9 August, 2021
Technician, Production
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager/ Assistant Manager, Production, the incumbent will perform a variety of production activities within a commercial cGMP cleanroom environment. The incumbent will be responsible for preparing and running an efficient production process which ensures compliance to company and cGMP regulations. To be successful in this role, the incumbent must be a quick learner who works well with others, is detail oriented and can follow instructions accurately.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate manual and/or automated equipment including but not limited to Parts Washer, Autoclaves, IV bag filling machine, bioreactors, CIP/SIP
  • Perform equipment cleaning, room sanitization, equipment assembly, and component replenishment
  • Immediately report to manager any conditions or deviations (relating to plant, equipment, personnel or any health condition) that may adversely affect the products, and participates in investigation process as required
  • Participate in the validation of production process and equipment
  • Keep production areas clean and organized at all times
  • Execute approved SOP’s and record all required information and data in Batch Record and log books timely, accurately and completely
  • Strictly follow all instructions relating to personal safety and hygiene to minimize contamination
  • Check and replenish production inventory and supplies in cleanroom as per manufacturing requirements
  • Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 0 – 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment and/ or a combination of education and experience
  • Post-secondary degree in a scientific discipline, or prior pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred
  • Experience of aseptic techniques in a controlled and classified environment is an asset
  • Prior GLP experience and/or prior mixing/filling experience is an asset
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs
  • Work effectively and productively with others
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstance and new challenges
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience accurately following policies and procedures

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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9 August, 2021
Senior Technician, Production
DETAILS
ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager/ Assistant Manager, Production, the incumbent will perform a variety of production activities within a commercial cGMP cleanroom environment. The incumbent will be responsible for preparing and running an efficient production process which ensures compliance to company and cGMP regulations. To be successful in this role, the incumbent must be a quick learner who works well with others, is detail oriented and can follow instructions accurately.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

The  incumbent must not be a carrier of a disease in a communicable form and must not have open lesions on any exposed surface of their body.  Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil job-related and/or regulatory requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently perform operation of manual and/or automated equipment including but not limited to Parts Washer, Autoclaves, IV bag filling machine, bioreactors, CIP/SIP
  • Execute the validation of production process and equipment
    Employ acceptable aseptic techniques while working in controlled and classified environments, some of which require complete aseptic gowning
  • Train new and junior employees on hands-on procedures, set-up and operation of equipment, and troubleshooting techniques
    Support the development, review, revision and validation of documents on production process and equipment
  • Act as trouble-shooter to resolve and communicate issues related to equipment, process, and compliance to the Lead Technician
  • Execute approved SOP’s and record all required information and data in Batch Record and log books timely, accurately and completely
  • Participate and implement continuous improvement on processes
  • Keep production areas clean and organized at all times
  • Immediately report to manager any conditions or deviations (relating to plant, equipment, personnel or any health condition) that may adversely affect the products, and participate in investigation process as required
  • Strictly follow all instructions relating to personal safety and hygiene to minimize contamination
  • Support Technician to check and replenish production inventory and supplies in cleanroom as per manufacturing requirements
  • Act as Manufacturing Subject Matter Expert to provide information and collaborate with other departments
  • Monitor activities to ensure the production area, environment and equipment are properly maintained and operated
  • Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 3 – 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment and/ or combination of education and experience
  • Post-secondary degree in a scientific discipline, or prior pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred
  • Experience of aseptic techniques in a controlled and classified environment is an asset
  • Prior experience with pH and conductivity testing, mixing with protocols, formulas/ recipes and experience in aseptic filling
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstance and new challenges
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels in the organization
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Resourceful and able to problem solve
  • Attention to detail and good time management

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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6 July, 2021
Senior Manager, Quality Control
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Canadian site Director, and liaison with Head Office, the incumbent will lead the Canadian site Quality Control (QC) team and will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of quality as it relates to process and product.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, organize, and monitor QC activities in accordance with cGMP
  • Approve or reject starting materials, packaging materials, intermediates, bulk and finished product in relation with their specifications
  • Ensure tests for materials, intermediate, bulk and finished product are done according to validated or qualified compendial methods and the associated records evaluated
  • Approve and implement sampling instructions, specifications, test methods and other quality control procedures
  • Ensure company’s QMS is effectively implemented and followed within QC section
  • Ensure timely and effective communication of potential risks, quality or compliance issues to the appropriate personnel (eg. Qualified Person (QP), site senior management, or Head Office)
  • Facilitate effective transfer of testing methods from corporate to site and adopt their use for intermediates, bulk and finished product at site
  • Ensure alignment of QC systems, policies and practices with those from Head Office
  • Ensure quality control practices comply with regulatory commitments in NBI dossiers per CMC section of marketing applications
  • Approve and monitor any Contract Laboratory analysis
  • Ensure QC facilities and equipment in accordance with cGMP standards and requirements
  • Ensure that appropriate calibration, qualification of QC equipment and validations (including test method validations) are done in accordance to cGMP standards
  • Oversee the control of the reference and/or retention samples of materials and products, and ensure the correct labelling of containers of materials and products
  • Ensure that all required initial and continued training of the QC Section personnel is carried out
  • Establish and maintain QC programs including Environmental Monitoring, in-progress control, stability testing for finished product
  • Provide expertise and technical leadership managing deviation, out-of-specifications (OOS)/out-of-trend (OOT) investigations, CAPA
  • Participate in regulatory inspections and provide responses to QC related matters in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Degree or above in pharmaceutical or equivalent life sciences discipline is a must
  • Minimum 10 years relevant work experience with 3+ years of supervisory experience in pharmaceutical or biological manufacturing industry. Knowledge with aseptic processing is preferred
  • Good working knowledge of GMP and regulatory requirements for products in major markets (such as FDA, EMA, HC, TGA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Work efficiently with the ability to innovate and identify creative solutions
  • High proficiency in MS Word and good writing skills
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership and quality of work

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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6 July, 2021
Senior Manager, Production
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the NBI-CA Director, and liaison with Head Office Production Management, the incumbent shall be accountable for the overall management of the Production department and responsible for ensuring compliance of all regulatory requirements and the integrity of quality as it relates to process and product.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all production related plan programs and team activities to meet tight targets and schedule
  • Develop and/or monitor Key Performance Indicators and determine overall manufacturing support including team resource and equipment planning to meet production schedules
  • Responsible for the performance management, professional growth and development of the team
  • Lead, manage and coach Production team with high level of engagement and achievement
  • Ensure budgets, schedules and performance requirements are met and delivered on time/in full and at the right cost
  • Responsible for leading improvements from end-to-end of production line
  • Responsible for all aspects of GMP production ensuring products meet production schedule, quality standards and regulatory compliance
  • Ensure that products are produced and stored according to the appropriate documentation or procedure in order to obtain the required quality
  • Ensure quality systems are aligned with corporate to enable a common approach of quality initiatives/knowledge sharing and strengthen NBI global regulatory compliance
  • Ensure site manufacturing comply with regulatory commitments in NBI dossiers per CMC section of marketing applications
  • Implement consistent and accurate reporting of potential risks and quality or compliance issues to corporate management
  • Develop and approve the instructions and SOPs relating to production operations according to corporate and regulatory requirements and ensure their strict implementation
  • Ensure company’s Quality Management System (QMS) is effectively implemented and followed
  • Ensure timely and effective communication of quality issues to the site Qualified Person (QP), Quality Assurance management (QA) and escalation to corporate management
  • Participate in management reviews of process performance, product quality and advocating continual improvement
  • Participate in the inspection, investigation, and taking of samples, in order to monitor factors which may affect product quality
  • Provide support and participate in material supplier qualification and contract manufacturers qualification activities as deemed necessary by Quality Assurance
  • Perform other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biochemical engineering or equivalent life sciences discipline. The degree should be issued by a Canadian university or recognized by a Canadian university or Canadian accreditation body
  • 10+ years relevant hands on downstream processing experience in biological manufacturing industry with a minimum of 5+ years of managerial experience
  • Knowledge with aseptic processing is a must
  • Good working knowledge of GMP and regulatory requirements for products in major markets (such as FDA, EMA, HC, TGA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Work efficiently with the ability to be innovative and identify creative solutions
  • High proficiency in MS Word and good writing skills
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership and quality of work
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstance and challenges
  • Ability to strategize, and implement department plans
  • Ability to effectively problem solve, manage resources and work under pressure to maintain continuous operations

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

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6 July, 2021
Manager, Quality Control (Microbiology)
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Quality Control (QC), the incumbent will perform a variety of microbiological lab related functions and will lead the Microbiology team. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the laboratory in support of a sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership, management and coaching to Microbiology team members
  • Develop training requirements, ensure team members are adequately trained and qualified to perform the assigned job functions
  • Plan, organize, and monitor the group’s activities ensuring they are in compliant with cGMP and that good documentation practices are followed
  • Ensure QC microbiology equipment is qualified
  • Lead the equipment maintenance program and ensure calibration status is maintained
  • Draft, review, approve, and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Lead disinfectant efficacy test, method verification and validation according to appropriate guidelines, including drafting protocol and reports
  • Establish and oversee all environmental monitoring and gowning qualification in support of aseptic manufacturing operations
  • Compile, trend and interpret data from environmental monitoring
  • Oversee water testing, materials, personnel and environment to detect microorganisms and to obtain information on types and levels of microbial contamination
  • Develop procedure for and maintain library of environmental isolates from environmental monitoring program
  • Review microbiology test results and the required contract microbiological testing of samples and manage the receipt of test results
  • Provide expertise and technical leadership managing deviation, out-of-specifications (OOS)/out-of-trend (OOT) investigations, CAPA
  • Report accurately and timely any risk, quality and compliance issues
  • Support regulatory inspections
  • Incorporate Corporate Polices and Compliance Standards into related microbiological procedures
  • Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Degree in Microbiology or recognized qualification in microbiology
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience with 3+ years of supervisory experience in pharmaceutical or biological manufacturing industry
  • Good working knowledge of GMP and regulatory requirements for products in major markets (such as FDA, EMA, HC, TGA)
  • Have experience with execution of USP and Ph. Eur. test methodologies (e.g. bioburden, endotoxins, sterility, growth promotion) used for the testing of sterile products
  • Excellent interpersonal (verbal and written) skills, detail oriented, organized and able to plan, schedule and oversee the execution of tasks by direct reports
  • Work efficiently with the ability to innovate and identify creative solutions
  • High proficiency in MS Word
  • Strong scientific and technical writing skills
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership and quality of work

WHY JOIN NBI?

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

 

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