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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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10 March, 2020
Warehouse Associate, Logistics
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Warehouse Associate, Logistics

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 Assistant Manager/ Manager, Logistics, 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, data entry and update in system and files, goods and warehouse cleaning, 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 and ensure all work performed is in compliance with GMP guidelines and company policy
  • Compare shipping documents and match purchase orders with receiving shipments
  • Inspect inbound shipment for intactness and cleanliness
  • Print and affix labels on received items and move the received items to designated area
  • Complete checklists and forms accurately and collect required certificates
  • Clean and remove dust and debris from received materials
  • Put away stock according to storage condition and assigned racking location
  • Count inventory level periodically
  • Issue stock in a First-In/First-Out manner
  • Prepare shipping document and schedule freight pick-ups as required
  • Comply with company safety requirements and perform all tasks in a safe way
  • Performa data entry functions and update in system and files
  • Maintain metrics, reports, operation documentation as per requirements
  • Attend department and inter-company training and meetings as required
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 2 years of relevant warehouse experience
  • Able to lift 50+ pounds
  • Prior warehouse experience – bio-pharmaceutical, GMP environment would be an asset
  • Prior certification for Transportation of Dangerous Goods would be an asset
  • Forklift operation experience is an advantage
  • Good computer skills with MS office software; SAP knowledge is an asset
  • Ability to work independently, while maintaining good teamwork attitude
  • Attention to detail and focus on quality is paramount

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!

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

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6 March, 2020
Associate, Finance (Procurement)
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ASSOCIATE, FINANCE (PROCUREMENT)

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, Finance (Procurement), the incumbent will perform a variety of purchasing related functions from order placement to fulfillment and be responsible for providing communication and administrative support to the daily operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond to internal and external routine inquiries related to order management including: order status, PO issuance, changes and cancellation and other invoice and payment problems
  • Contact suppliers in order to schedule, expedite or track deliveries to ensure receipt and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, quality problems and/or price discrepancies for credits and refunds
  • Match invoices with corresponding PO
  • Monitor departmental budgets and balances and regularly update the relevant internal stakeholders
  • Perform corporate search and maintain approved and potential supplier list
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify requirements and specification and set up material master where necessary
  • Perform routine SAP Build of Material (BoM) maintenance including creation, removal and SKU changes
  • Ensure regional and corporate procurement procedures and policies are followed
  • Review purchase requisitions, check department and account coding, verify accuracy, terminology and non-technical specifications and update corresponding records in SAP
  • Compare prices, specifications and lead time in order to determine the best bid among potential sources
  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 1-3 years of administrative support experience in an office setting
  • Post-secondary education in supply chain management or related field
  • Familiarity with procurement and accounting processes is an asset
  • Basic knowledge of SAP is an asset
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Effective organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional demeanor, a positive attitude and customer focused approach.

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!

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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4 March, 2020
Assistant Manager/Manager, Quality Control (Microbiology)
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ASSISTANT MANAGER/MANAGER, QUALITY CONTROL (MICROBIOLOGY)

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, Quality Control the incumbent will perform a variety of microbiological related functions and will provide leadership to the team responsible for ensuring the integrity of the microbiology laboratory in support of a sterile pharmaceutical manufacturer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be part of the QC management team to set department objectives and priorities
  • Establish and oversee all environmental monitoring and microbiology lab related activities
  • Plan, schedule and oversee microbiological testing, activities and reports
  • Compile, trend and interpret data for release and environmental monitoring testing
  • Lead method verification and validation activities by authoring and/or reviewing protocols, coordinating testing, and reviewing reports according to appropriate guidelines
  • Draft, review and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in the microbiology laboratory
  • Oversee QC equipment to ensure qualification and calibration
  • Participate and/or lead investigations with strong understanding of compliance and GMP, strong scientific judgment and leadership in decision making
  • Provide expertise and technical leadership managing deviations, investigations, OOS, CAPAs, change requests, and improvement initiatives for the microbiological team
  • Lead continuous improvement activities related to Quality Control and compliance
  • Support regulatory activities including, but not limited to, regulatory inspections and filings as applicable
  • Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Degree in Microbiology or recognised qualification in microbiology required
  • Minimum 6 years 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 strong working knowledge of GMP, ICH, PIC/S, etc.
  • 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
  • Experience in method verification, validation and transfer
  • Must be able to gown as required for access into cleanroom areas
  • Sound judgement to identify and address issues
  • Excellent interpersonal (verbal and written) skills, detail oriented, organized and able to plan, schedule and oversee the execution of tasks by direct reports
  • 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.

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

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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20 February, 2020
System Administrator, Information Technology
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SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

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 IT Assistant Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the in-house IT network and Server Infrastructure, and ensuring that the company IT infrastructure operates efficiently on a daily basis. They will work with department users directly to provide technical support and solve IT challenges.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support for hardware and software installation, configuration, testing, and maintenance
  • Respond to and resolve IT requests
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve hardware, software, and network complications
  • Plan and undertake scheduled infrastructure maintenance upgrades
  • Monitor the performance of the computer systems, networks and main IT facilities
  • Create and verify the integrity of systems and backup of data
  • Provide technical assistance to in-house application programmer
  • Maintain up-to-date record of hardware and software asset management
  • Maintain IT SOPs and the relevant documentation of IT infrastructure, network diagrams, etc.
  • Liaise with vendor on purchase requirements and monitor progress of installation
  • Assist in evaluating current and emerging technologies and introduce technical solutions that address business and technical needs
  • Provide technical support via phone, remote access, and onsite visit as needed
  • Perform other tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Diploma or Degree in Computer Science or related discipline or formal training on Network Administration
  • 1-2 years’ experience in related position
  • Experience with Active Directory, LAN, WAN, and system operational support
  • Knowledge in Linux server setup and configuration, Apache Web Server, Microsoft IIS Server, Microsoft Exchange server, and the server virtualization
  • Experience with installing, configuring and troubleshooting hardware and software with Windows platforms
  • Solid analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Solid interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, good team work ethic, and the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all individuals
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy 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.

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

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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20 February, 2020
Specialist, Validation
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SPECIALIST, VALIDATION

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 Assistant Manager/ Manager, Validation, the incumbent will be responsible to support validation and quality assurance oversight on validation and qualification activities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and review commissioning, qualification and validation documentations of equipment, utilities, facility and processes with the focus on cGMP compliance. Examples are but not limited to – URS, DQ, FDS, FAT/SAT documents, commissioning documents, IOQ, PQ, validation plan, risk assessment, validation summary report, SOPs
  • Support in maintaining the equipment validation program and review all validation documents in the validation lifecycle to ensure compliance
  • Review deviation, non-conformance, change control, CAPA (events) reports and records from validation and qualification perspective
  • Support in implementation of the validation periodic review program, including setting up the periodic review plan, performing periodic reviews and supporting re validation works
  • Review computer systems validation (CSV) and Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, SOPs, policies and qualification documents
  • Review software validation documents for production process equipment, Quality Control analytical instruments, spread sheets, and other NBICA’s electronic systems
  • Support Engineering & Maintenance to set up a preventive maintenance and calibration program to ensure compliance with GMP requirements, and perform quality assurance 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
  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Degree in Life Sciences or relevant major
  • 2 – 5 years validation relevant work experience in pharmaceutical or biologics manufacturing industry
  • 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 guidance
  • 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, and quality of work
  • 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.

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

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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20 February, 2020
Specialist, Quality Assurance (Manufacturing)
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SPECIALIST, QUALITY ASSURANCE (MANUFACTURING)

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 Assistant Manager/ 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

  • Perform routine line clearance checks and QA oversight on bulk manufacturing, aseptic filling activities, aseptic gowning training and qualification and other supporting functions.
  • Ensure regular GMP compliance on the production floor.
  • Prepare and review process validation and cleaning validation documents
  • Provide QA oversight in routine process validation and cleaning validation activities
  • Participate in internal and external audit activities
  • Create and revise QMS SOPs as assigned.
  • Review GMP documentation including but not limited to SOPs, batch records, qualification protocols, studies, reports, etc.
  • Review deviations, discrepancies, change controls, CAPAs, investigations from technical perspective
  • Support in improving and coordinating company’s GMP training program, maintaining training database, drafting training schedule, organizing trainings and managing training records as required
  • Collaborate and work closely with all departments to maintain quality culture
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical 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
  • 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.

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

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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14 January, 2020
Senior Compensation & Benefits Specialist, Human Resources
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SENIOR COMPENSATION & BENEFITS SPECIALIST, HUMAN RESOURCES

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, Human Resources, you will be an integral part of the HR team to deliver the Total Rewards program.  You will support our overall corporate culture through proposed initiatives that provide competitive compensation, benefits and other rewards to our employees.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and monitor total rewards programs, and recommend enhancements to ensure policies and programs are competitive and aligned with the company strategic goals
  • Participate and take the lead in market/salary surveys; develop and propose pay ranges in accordance to the company’s pay philosophy
  • Process and/or oversee payroll and benefits administration in accordance with local regulations
  • Maintain accurate employee information and payroll files
  • Conduct job analysis and work with HR team and management to determine appropriate job leveling
  • Work with HR team members on HR related tasks and projects such as development and revision of policies and procedures, management of the annual review process, training delivery, etc.
  • Collaborate with other departments such as Finance in relation to payroll, tax and audit matters
  • Be the first point of contact for third parties, vendors, and government agencies regarding audits, benefit review, claims processing, coverage confirmation and other related enquiries
  • Manage HRIS operational capability, including vendor management, issue resolution, system customization and reporting
  • Prepare timely and accurate reports, quality data analytics and models that support management in making informed decisions
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with management, HR team members and staff member
  • Manage, coach and develop junior team member(s)
  • Strictly adhere to confidentiality and sensitivity requirements in handling all aspects of private and personal data
  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience with supervisory experience
  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or related field. Certification on total rewards considered an asset
  • Experience with HRIS systems (preferably ADP)
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Logical approach to problem solving demonstrating analytical and critical thinking
  • Well organised with great attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Goal oriented and able to manage projects through to completion

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!

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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26 November, 2019
Manager, Quality Assurance
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Manager, Quality Assurance

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 to the GM-Corporate Quality in Hong Kong, the incumbent will be responsible for the overall creation and implementation and maintenance of an effective quality management system (QMS) at the Canadian site. The QMS must be designed to meet the strictest GMP requirements which apply to manufacturing of sterile injectable pharmaceutical products. The incumbent will also provide guidance on validation strategy and assures that validation is executed per global regulatory guidance and standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide supervision and general direction to the QA team
  • Establish & maintain all aspects of the pharmaceutical quality system, including but not limited to, personnel training, document control, deviation, OOS, CAPA, auditing, change control, quality risk management, supplier management and product quality review
  • Ensure production equipment and QC instruments are qualified for use
  • Ensure manufacturing process, cleaning procedures and QC testing procedures are validated
  • Review and approve all QMS documentations
  • Ensure all necessary documentations (i.e. Quality Policy, Site Master File, Validation Master Plan, Specification and SOPs) for manufacturing, quality control and release of the API and finished products are in place
  • Review batch records of finished products to ensure every batch is compliant to cGMP requirement, marketing authorizations and any other regulations relevant to drug products
  • Conduct inspections or arrange for independent inspections to assure the SOP is implemented as stated
  • Conduct supplier evaluations and on-site audits if necessary, including but not limited to, suppliers of critical biological starting materials, critical packaging material, or outsourced service providers
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements for SOP upgrade and GMP compliance
  • Develop annual operating budget for department and manage expenditures
  • Provide direction, mentoring, coaching and development towards personal growth to QA team members
  • Work closely with other departments in supporting product launch and distribution
  • Perform other tasks as required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • MSc Degree in life sciences or engineering discipline
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in pharmaceutical, Biotechnology manufacturing industry
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in aseptic processing and sterile product manufacturing
  • Knowledge of other quality systems/quality assurance principles
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and solid leadership skills
  • Ability to be innovative and provide creative solutions
  • Have strong business acumen and take pride and ownership of quality work.

WHY JOIN NBI-CA?

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!

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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27 March, 2019
Technician, Production
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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 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

• 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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27 March, 2019
Senior Technician, Production
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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 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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