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 Buffer Technicians. These are permanent, full-time positions located in Windsor, Nova Scotia.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Hands-on operation of physical and automated equipment to prepare buffers for Microbial Fermentation and Purification.
  • Handling, dispensing, and weighing out of raw materials in accordance with procedures.
  • Mixing solids and liquids in accordance with recipe documents in a clean and controlled environment.
  • Performing general warehousing, material staging and preparation, cleaning and housekeeping duties.
  • Preparing production equipment for maintenance/service/changeover.
  • Performing In-process testing including pH, conductivity, spectrophotometry etc.
  • Providing feedback and 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.

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Degree or diploma in Biotechnology, Chemistry, or Biology considered an asset.
  • 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 and click on career opportunities.