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BioProcess Specialist

Location: 

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3T 5Y3

 

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

 

BIOPROCESS ASSOCIATE

2 Full Time Permanent Positions Available

 

Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a BioProcess Associate for our Manufacturing Operations Department for our Winnipeg site. The successful candidate will have a university degree from a recognized university or an equivalent level of education, experience and skills.  The ideal candidate will have 5 years of related work experience, demonstrated ability to collaborate and negotiate solutions in a fast-paced matrix environment and have the ability to work on complex problems where analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.

 

THE COMPANY

 

Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple mission—to protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.

 

We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

  • Provides support to the Production organization (including manufacturing, filling and packaging) to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met.
  • Monitors process performance and interfaces with Quality and Research and Development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.
  • Main objectives are:
  • Ensure harmonized process performance and product quality
  • Ensure robust and streamlined process transfers
  • Harmonize technical support for production sites and manufacturing processes within the network
  • Champion, promote and coordinate manufacturing innovation and sharing of experience among sites

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Leading or participating in various cross-functional and/or cross-site technical projects and teams related to drug product manufacturing, filling and packaging.
  • May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects.
  • Providing technical support for all the activities related to drug product manufacturing, filling and packaging.
  • Working collaboratively develops harmonized data analysis processes and tools related to drug product manufacturing support, tech transfer and manufacturing innovation management.
  • Developing and driving innovation, best practices and solutions for manufacturing
  • Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company.
  • Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.
  • Leads investigations and report writing for both non-product impact and product impact deviations.
  • Develops sound Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA) plans and leads them to completion by leveraging resources and SME’s from various departments. Is responsible for change management that is required to close out the CAPA’s.
  • Analyzes and solves problems from basic scientific principles, theories and concepts 
  • Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion. Understands the business needs of the company and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business. Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.
  • Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks.
  • Serves as a resource in the selection, orientation and training of new employees.
  • Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.
  • Interacts cross functionally with internal and external customers.
  • Collaborative involvement in the generation of risk assessments focused on process improvements, regulatory compliance and lean initiatives.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned. 

  
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS: 

 

  • Attainment of a university degree from a recognized university or an equivalent level of education, experience, and skills.
  • 5 years of related work experience with a complete understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and negotiate solutions in a fast-paced matrix
    environment, interacting with various levels of the organization
  • Strong quality orientation with extensive knowledge of cGMP’s, regulatory guidelines and validation practices
  • Comprehensive knowledge of a particular technological field.
  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Has broad knowledge of various technical alternatives and their potential impact on the business.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.
  • Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.

 

Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions.com under the career section to apply today!

 

 

As part of our team, you'll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

ABOUT EMERGENT

Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

WE BELIEVE IN OUR VALUES

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.