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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30 September, 2022
Manager, Human Resources
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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 Senior Manager, Human Resources, the successful candidate 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

  • Be the point of contact and go-to person providing services, advice, support and coaching to employees and managers in all human resources areas including talent acquisition, performance management, training & development, policy and procedure, employee relations, total rewards
  • Build a trusting and collaborative relationship with client groups by having strong business acumen and deep insight into the groups’ operation and business
  • Coach managers on people-matters including performance management, conflict resolution, policies and procedures, compensation and employment law
  • Stay abreast with current people trends in order to develop, implement, and monitor HR initiatives, programs, and policies that support the attraction, retention, and engagement of employees
  • Lead, participate and collaborate with peers on HR or Total Rewards projects and activities including policies and procedures, performance review, salary surveys, job analysis, compensation and benefits, HRIS
  • Prepare and/or review HR related documentation, including reports and trends analysis
  • Identify, manage and work with management on complex employee relations issues. Conduct and/or participate in timely investigations
  • Lead and coach other HR team members
  • Own and execute the training cycle from needs assessment, program development and delivery, program feedback and enhancement
  • Coach/support employees with career planning and development
  • Work closely with managers to provide strategic advice on workforce planning, recruitment and hiring decisions
  • Conduct orientation and internal training programs as required
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 8 years experience in an HRBP/HR Generalist role and with 3 years experience in a managerial capacity.
  • Degree in Human Resources or relevant field
  • Strong knowledge and application of HR legislation
  • Willingness and ability to share your knowledge and experience with others
  • Experience with HRIS and applicant tracking systems, preferably ADP
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive, flexible and adaptable to changing priorities, but to still able to maintain focus on overall objectives
  • Demonstrated tact, good judgment, and discretion; maintain confidentiality of files, personal information, and other matters, as appropriate
  • Possession of CPHR Designation or working towards 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!

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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29 September, 2022
Assistant Manager, Human Resources
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, Human Resources, the incumbent will perform a variety of HR activities with a focus on 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

  • Be the point of contact and go-to person providing services, advice, support to employees and manager in all HR areas including talent acquisition, performance management, career planning & development, training & development, policy and procedure, employee relations, total rewards
  • Review and monitor total rewards programs, and recommend enhancements to policies and programs for competitiveness and alignment with the company goals
  • Process and/or oversee payroll and benefits administration in accordance with local regulations
  • Build a trusting and collaborative relationship with client groups by having strong business acumen and deep insight into the groups’ operation and business
  • Coach managers on people-matters including performance management, conflict resolution, policies and procedures, compensation, and employment law
  • Stay abreast with people trends in order to develop, implement, and monitor HR initiatives, programs, and policies that support the attraction, retention, and engagement of employees
  • Lead, participate and collaborate with peers on HR projects and activities including policies and procedures, performance review, salary surveys, job analysis, compensation, and benefits, HRIS
  • Prepare and/or review HR related documentation, including reports and trends analysis
  • Identify, manage, and work with management on complex employee relations issues
  • Work closely with managers to provide strategic advice on workforce planning, recruitment and hiring decisions
  • Conduct and/or present HR related information and internal training programs as required
  • Lead, develop and coach other HR team members
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Minimum 6 years experience in an HRBP/HR Generalist role with minimum 1 years in a supervisory role
  • Degree in Human Resources or relevant field
  • Solid knowledge and application of HR legislation
  • Willingness and ability to share your knowledge and experience with others
  • Experience with HRIS and applicant tracking systems, preferably ADP
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive, flexible, and adaptable to changing priorities, but to still able to maintain focus on overall objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate and interact with employees within all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated tact, good judgment, and discretion; maintain confidentiality of files, personal information, and other matters, as appropriate
  • Possession of CPHR Designation

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 September, 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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27 September, 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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22 September, 2022
Shift Engineer, Engineering and Maintenance
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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/ Senior Manager, E&M, the incumbent will work within a technical team to complete 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.

This position may be required to work on a 24/7 shift rotation, including weekend and statutory holidays as needed. Flexibility is required for shift schedules based on business requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out scheduled calibration tasks on utilities, production, and quality control equipment
  • Schedule and oversee external maintenance and calibration activities for equipment
  • Perform equipment maintenance or repair work, troubleshooting and engineering analysis
  • Work with procurement to order equipment and spare parts as required according to stock requirements
  • Develop and review facility/equipment related documents such as SOPs, maintenance records, change requests, deviations, and investigation reports
  • Ensure strict implementation of company policies, SOPs and GMP regulations
  • Maintaining overall process control parameters for various environmental monitoring systems
  • Able to individually start up, shutdown, and troubleshoot various NBI utilities.
  • Perform other tasks as required


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Must have at a minimum 5th Class Power Engineering certificate which is active for use in BC or completed both Boiler Safety and Refrigeration Safety awareness certificates with minimum 1 year of experience in a 5th class facility
  • 4th Class Power Engineering certificate or working towards it is considered an asset
  • Previous experience working in a pharmaceutical or cGMP manufacturing is considered asset
  • Demonstrated understanding of safe work practices and safety systems
  • Solid technical understanding of steam and power production, compressed air systems and water for injection systems
  • Strong mechanical skills and comfortable using hand tools
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces and at heights
  • Lockout/tag out experience is an asset
  • Possession of a valid level 1 First Aid Certificate is an asset
  • Experience with technical writing and good documentation practices (GDP)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels in the organization
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage competing tasks
  • Resourceful and able to problem solve
  • Attention to detail and good time management

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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29 August, 2022
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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24 August, 2022
Senior Specialist, 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 Assistant Manager, Quality Control (Microbiology) the incumbent will perform a variety of microbiological related functions and will be part of a team responsible for ensuring the integrity of the microbiology laboratory in support of our company’s operations.

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

  • Act as a lead to support the Micro team activities inside the lab and/or clean rooms on technical and operational advice on microbiological topics
  • Proficiently 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 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in the microbiology laboratory to a high level with minimal editing required
  • Review and perform validation of all microbiological test methods including writing protocols and reports to the required compliance level with minimal input from the manager
  • 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 testing and equipment problems
  • Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained
  • Perform other tasks as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Microbiology or recognised qualification in microbiology
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in pharmaceutical or biological manufacturing industry with good knowledge of aseptic techniques and Good Documentation Practices (GDP)
  • Strong working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and have experience with execution of USP and EP test methodology (Microbial, Sterility, Endotoxin and Growth Promotion) for the manufacture of sterile products
  • Must be able to gown as required in manufacturing areas
  • Ability to competently apply professional concepts and specialised knowledge while receiving little instruction on day-to-day activities or new assignments
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks at once by prioritizing based on departmental goals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment, detail oriented and 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


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!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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24 August, 2022
Specialist, 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 Assistant Manager, Quality Control (Microbiology) 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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3 August, 2022
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 Assistant Manager, Quality Control (Microbiology) 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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21 July, 2022
Project Lead, Quality Assurance (Compliance)
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 Assurance (Compliance), the incumbent will be working alongside and supporting QA team to implement the electronic Quality Management Systems (eQMS) and site document management program.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead eQMS projects by coordinating with different stakeholders and provide regular updates to the senior management
  • Responsible for effective implementation of eQMS system
  • Provide and/or coordinate trainings related to eQMS systems for cross functional teams to achieve the relevant goals timely
  • Act as system administrator for eQMS systems and provide routine support as required
  • Troubleshoot eQMS issues in timely manner by coordinating with different stakeholders as required
  • Provide support in management of the documentation system of the company including management of document archive room
  • Provide project management support to Compliance team
  • Provide support to continuously improve eQMS SOPs including but not limited to Deviation, Change Control, CAPA, quality risk management, GDP, Audit, Supplier/Outsourced Activity Qualification, Specification and Data Integrity
  • Perform other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, or relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical with minimum 3 years of experience in electronic document management systems
  • Strong project coordination/ management skills. Certification on project management is an asset
  • Good understanding on pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical QMS including but not limited to document management, change control, training management, deviation, CAPA, audit etc.
  • Strong Knowledge of pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical cGMP
  • 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/Excel and good writing skills
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership of, and quality of work
  • 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!

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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21 July, 2022
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:

Our Careers Centre

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29 August, 2022
Process Lead, 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/ 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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