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Formulation and Analytical Technologist (Full Time)

Location: BioMedica Diagnostics head office in Windsor, NS.

BioMedica Diagnostics is a proudly Canadian company with a focus on providing custom affordable diagnostic solutions in the global human and animal health arenas.

Reporting to the Production Technology Manager, this is a great opportunity for a hands-on and multi-skilled individual capable of working as part of dynamic team. BioMedica has experienced significant change and growth in recent years as it consolidated its US and Canadian operations at one facility in Windsor, Nova Scotia. We are seeking someone who is interested in actively contributing to the operations team and looking for variety, challenge, and opportunities for professional growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture/formulate coagulation reagents and plasma control products
  • Troubleshoot emerging issues
  • Fastidious in compliance with regulatory requirements, and workplace safety
  • Dependable and flexible in adhering to production schedules
  • Assist with data interpretation as needed on product performance parameters
  • Liaise with other company departments when required, to seek clarification and/or provide support to others needing technical input.
  • Maintain chemical and biological inventories
  • Follows current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and standard operating procedures.
  • Using ERP system to enter materials used towards Bills of Material (BOM’s)
  • In-process and final product testing

Required Education and Competencies:

  • BSc in Biology, Chemistry, or related disciplines or MLT designation or (e.g., biochemistry, microbiology, etc.) with laboratory component.
  • 3-5 years of experience in biomedical laboratory setting (or equivalent experience, such as industrial food processing, hospital, or reference lab instrument testing) Note: 1 -3 years experience will be considered.
  • Experience in handling reagent and units/calculations (weighing, buffer preparations, molarity, concentrations, volume, mean, standard deviation, %CV)
  • Familiarity with protein chemistry techniques (purification, conjugation)
  • Competent in instrumentation (coagulometers is an asset) and equipment use
  • Ability to work under pressure, and adapt to fluctuating production schedules
  • Outstanding attention to organization, documentation, and detail
  • Meticulous laboratory practices (GMP)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Solid team-member

Skills considered an asset:

  • Knowledge of Sage software and/or experience in an ERP environment
  • Office365
  • Managing data, multiple sources and flows of information
  • ISO 13485 certification and QMS systems experience

Benefits of Working at BioMedica Diagnostics:

  • Company culture focused on honesty, commitment, quality, and integrity
  • Excellent opportunity for career development and growth
  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Comprehensive benefits plan
  • Full time position

BioMedica Diagnostics’ solid foundation starts with our diverse and talented teams. We continue to look for fresh perspectives to foster innovation and further entrench quality in our solutions. If you are excited by our values, our approach and how we connect with our partners, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to people@biomedicadiagnostics.com by September 20th, 2021

Job Type: Full-time

Production Assistant (Full Time)

Location: BioMedica Diagnostics head office in Windsor, NS.

BioMedica Diagnostics is a proudly Canadian company with a focus on providing custom affordable diagnostic solutions in the global human and animal health arenas.

Reporting to the Production Technology Manager, this is a great opportunity for a hands-on and multi-skilled individual capable of working as part of dynamic team. BioMedica has experienced significant change and growth in recent years as it consolidated its US and Canadian operations at one facility in Windsor, Nova Scotia. We are seeking someone who is interested in actively contributing to the operations team and looking for variety, challenge, and opportunities for professional growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work safely with hazardous chemicals and follow all safety policies fostering a safe work environment
  • Formulates buffer and bulk solutions to support multiple groups according to the production schedule.
  • Follows current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and standard operating procedures.
  • Manual dispensing, stopper and capping of production lots.
  • Maintaining inventory levels, inventory counts, incoming inspections
  • Using ERP system to enter materials used towards Bills of Material (BOM’s)
  • Maintenance and cleaning of equipment (mechanically inclined)
  • Recording and monitoring of temperatures, cleaning logs, equipment logs, etc.
  • Recognize issues and defects and escalate accordingly
  • Maintain laboratory housekeeping
  • Operation, calibration, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting of basic lab equipment such as magnetic stirrers, overhead stirrers, pH meter, and pipettes.

Required Education and Competencies:

  • High School (grade12) or equivalent
  • Strong math and writing skills.
  • Attention to details, attentiveness.
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • Good computer skills, Excel, and Word program
  • Self-motivated to drive completion of tasks as quickly and accurately as possible
  • Excellent decision-making ability and problem-solving skills (trouble shooting)
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability weigh small/large qty of materials, as well handle large carboy/containers.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Solid team-member   

Skills considered an asset:

  • Knowledge of Sage software and/or experience in an ERP environment

Benefits of Working at BioMedica Diagnostics:

  • Company culture focused on honesty, commitment, quality, and integrity
  • Excellent opportunity for career development and growth
  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Comprehensive benefits plan
  • Full time position

BioMedica Diagnostics’ solid foundation starts with our diverse and talented teams. We continue to look for fresh perspectives to foster innovation and further entrench quality in our solutions. If you are excited by our values, our approach and how we connect with our partners, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to people@biomedicadiagnostics.com by September 20th, 2021

Job Type: Full-time