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Scientist, AS&T

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.

 

SCIENTIST, ANALYTICAL SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY (AS&T)

 

Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a Scientist, Analytical Sciences & Technology (AS&T) for our Winnipeg location. A Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, Chemistry or related field is preferred; an equivalent level of education, skills, and 5 years of experience will be considered. Must have a strong understanding of industry standards and best practices have the demonstrated ability to conduct problem solving and analysis of data to derive conclusions and deliver guidance. 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

 

The Scientist, Analytical Sciences & Technology (AS&T) role is a member of the Manufacturing Sciences & Technology (MS&T) department that provides technical expertise and support to Quality Control. As such, this role is responsible for supporting and conducting tech transfer and validation of new assays into the site, troubleshooting non-conformances, and optimizing existing assays in the pursuit of operational excellence.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports the tech transfer and validation of new assays.
  • Prepare analytical method validation/verification protocols and reports.
  • Support execution of method validation protocols as required.
  • Leads the resolution of Quality Control testing concerns including troubleshooting non-conformances, investigations, and data review.
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements improvements to equipment, techniques, materials, and processes.
  • Authors documentation and standard operating procedure creation and revisions.
  • Conducts statistical process control by completing routine data trending and root cause analysis.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) for quality investigations of Quality Control testing related deviations.
  • Participates in Gemba walks by identifying, recommending, and implementing improvements to equipment, techniques, materials, and processes as required.
  • Facilitates cross-functional brainstorming sessions to direct the flow of information and ensure all avenues are explored.
  • Evaluate and transfer of process development recommendations into operations.

 

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: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, Chemistry or related field is preferred; an equivalent level of education, skills, and experience will be considered.
  • 5+ years of related experience required.
  • Strong understanding of industry standards and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct problem solving and analysis of data to derive conclusions and deliver guidance.
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement methodologies and tools such as lean manufacturing, 6S, 8 wastes, Gemba walks, tiered meetings, etc.
  • Ability to apply knowledge, innovation, and a continuous improvement focus to activities.
  • Ability to work independently, while maintaining positive, collaborative relationships cross-functionally.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office including Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, and PowerPoint.

 

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.