Job Description Summary
Are you a detail oriented person who likes working in a dynamic team environment?
As a Manufacturing Technician on the Sterilization team, you will be critical to complete the manufacturing process to prepare products and materials for our global customers. Working as a Manufacturing Technician at STEMCELL Technologies you will work collaboratively with other groups in Manufacturing and other departments to meet the demands of Canada’s largest biotech company. This entry level opportunity is great for someone looking to grow their career, and gain valuable laboratory experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), guidelines and/or diagrams to ensure products specifications and tolerance levels are met
Provide continuous improvement suggestions, and participate in troubleshooting and improvement projects
Set up and operate production equipment (including autoclaves and industrial dishwashers), identify and monitor equipment operation problems, and notify Facilities department as required
Provide general support and assistance for a variety of activities performed in the manufacturing department as needed
Shift work, weekend work and overtime may be required to meet Manufacturing demand
Knowledge and Qualifications
A high school diploma, with up to 5 years of experience in a team environment or equivalent education and experience
Ability to follow written instructions, standard operating procedures, and pre-defined guidelines to execute and perform the functions of the job, with excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail essential
Experience in Manufacturing environment, pharmaceutical or the food packaging industry would be an asset, as would knowledge on quality systems such as ISO 13485 or cGMP regulations
Must be able to communicate effectively with others, work in a team, and work in a fast paced, production environment
Physical ability to lift 25 – 30 pounds, requiring manual dexterity and versatility
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including with boosters) against COVID-19, as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders.
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