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 bio-reagents.

BioVectra Inc. has multiple positions available for Production Technicians. These are permanent, full-time position located in Windsor, Nova Scotia.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Hands-on operation of physical and automated equipment to perform Microbial Fermentations and Purifications.
  • Controlling processes from start-up to shutdown, including unit operations of microbial growth, expression, recovery, filtration, and purification.
  • Performing In-process testing including pH, conductivity, spectrophotometry, osmometry, densometry, etc.
  • Writing manufacturing work instructions, training procedures, departmental procedures and SOPs.
  • Writing and assembling commissioning packages or Turn over Packages and qualifications for utilities and equipment.
  • Executing commissioning test functions and qualification documents for manufacturing and lab equipment, utilities and systems.
  • Providing feedback to their manager on recommendations for procedural and process improvements.
  • Complying with safety requirements, GMP/GDP, SOP, hazardous materials and manufacturing documentation.
  • Actively participating in BioVectra's quality management system, focusing on the batch production records, work instructions and adherence to policies and standard operating procedures at all times.
  • Performing general warehousing, material staging and preparation, cleaning and housekeeping duties.
  • Preparing production equipment for maintenance/service/changeover.

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • Post-secondary diploma in an applicable area of study, or minimum two years direct work experience in a field related to GMP BioPharma.
  • Industrial experience in a pharma and cGMP facility an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively in a dynamic team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts, required to use a respirator and able to lift up to 25 kg.


BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by:

http://www.biovectra.com/careers/ and click on career opportunities.