Careers at Biodextris

Laboratory Technician – Bioprocessing, LAVAL QC

Laboratory Technician

The Laboratory Technician is part of our Bioprocessing team and provides support functions to enable process design and optimization for development, preclinical and early-clinical phase programs.

Position Summary

Specific tasks include:

  • Provision of technical supporting functions for a variety of activities, including:
    • Buffer, Media and Material Preparation
    • Equipment Cleaning, Sanitization and Depyrogenation
    • Upstream Microbial fermentation and/or Mammalian cell culture
    • Downstream fractionation and purification methods; Chromatography, Tangential Flow Filtration, solvent extractions.
    • Product formulation for various delivery route(s); liquid, lyophilisation, spray-drying.
    • In-process analytical testing.
  • Support and execution of in-process analytical characterisation, including:
    • Physicochemical methods: Spectroscopy, Electrophoresis (Gel/Microfluidic), HPLC, MS.
    • Biophysical methods: Co-oximetry, DLS/SLS, Endotoxin by LAL, Phospholipid Analysis
    • Immunological methods: SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, ELISA
  • Support of lab-scale and pilot-scale production lots.
  • Generate, analyze, and tabulate data and results;
  • Communication with internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Documentation and electronic data recording in adherence with Biodextris’ Quality Management System (QMS) and relevant regulatory guidelines (e.g. GLP, GMP).
  • Maintenance of accurate documentation of all work in appropriate formats.
  • Practice safe work habits and adheres to company safety procedures and guidelines

Education and Experience:

Theoretical and practical scientific knowledge and expertise/experience typical of:

  • Diplôme d’Études Collégiales (DEC) or equivalent in a Bioprocessing related filed; Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or Microbiology or equivalent with 2+ years relevant experience
  • B.Sc/M.Sc or equivalent in Bioprocessing related field; Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or Microbiology or equivalent with 0+ years relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with large-molecule purification technologies; chromatography, filtration, etc
  • Experience in large-molecule analytical methods.
  • Ability to adapt to working under cGMP requirements, ICH guidelines, USP requirements, FDA and EC guidance.
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly and to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of standard office software, i.e., MS Office.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills as well as presentation skills
  • Proven analytical problem solving and troubleshooting abilities

WE WILL BE PREFERENTIALLY SELECTING QUALIFIED CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN CANADA AND THOSE AVAILABLE TO START SOONER.

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