Process Scientist

BioVectra Inc.

BIOVECTRA Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.
BIOVECTRA Inc. has an opening for a* Process Scientist, Technical Operations Process Transfer Team. This is a permanent, full-time position located in Charlottetown, PEI.*

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Performing rotating shift work carrying out chemical process steps in the production of pilot scale pharmaceutical products.
  • Performing the work according to required SOPs for engineering batches and initial GMP batches documentation, developing sample plans, labeling, equipment use and cleaning).
  • Taking ownership over the process transfer, facility fit experiments, and scale up parameters.
  • Establishing a thorough understanding of lab and available process information to enable the writing and or review of pilot scale Batch Production Records.
  • Taking ownership for the pilot scale BPRs by ensuring the data collected supports process transfer plan.
  • Supporting the development of BPRs for new processes and changes to existing processes.
  • Creating the initial statistical process control file.
  • Writing technology transfer risk assessments, tech transfer protocols and summary reports for internal and external use.
  • Analyzing and reviewing process data, reports for scale-up, process control, annual reviews, and investigations.
  • Performing field tests in the pilot or production environment as required to minimize process scale up risk.
  • Interacting with process readiness teams for new processes as well as process modifications.
  • Working within the quality system, assisting in the resolution of CSIR or non-conformance issues with respect to production.
  • Maintaining proficiency in the operation of all relevant pieces of process equipment.
  • Create and collaborate on process specific training.

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry or Biochemistry preferred.
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry or similar an asset.
  • Chemical Engineering considered an asset.
  • Three years of industrial experience.
  • Knowledge of analytical methodology.
  • Computer word processing and spreadsheet software.

*Entry: $23.00 per hour

BIOVECTRA offers a competitive salary and benefit package.
Closing Date: December 09, 2022

Individual accommodations due to a disability are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, citizenship status, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation. BIOVECTRA is committed to creating an inclusive environment and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We value diversity and recognize that experience comes in many forms and skills are transferable. Please view this description as a general overview, but not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute and lead in this role, apply! We thank all interested parties; however, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00 per hour

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