Biotech Analyst L 1

  • Mississauga, ON, CANADA
  • Casual
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Biotech Analyst 1 is responsible for performing routine analytical testing/developing new tests of pharmaceutical products in accordance with client work order instructions and laboratory quality guidelines and procedures in SGS Life Science Services Biotech Department. The incumbent is expected to work independently or together with a supervisor and other analysts on a regular basis and must meet the required sample turnaround time.

Specific Responsibilities:
* Execute and perform testing as per methods independently, following the company's Standard Operating Procedures, Deviations and Change Control programs and cGMP guidelines.
* Keep all records and notebooks in good order. Prepare reports and record data in timely manner.
* In case of a testing failure, immediately report to the Supervisor/Department Head before proceeding further with the test. Assist in the failure investigations.
* Assist to prepare method SOP, validation protocol and validation report, and perform validation experiments.
* Assist to trouble-shoot test methods/instruments.
* Inform the Department Head if the assigned work order can not be satisfactorily completed within established scheduled time and quality-of-work expectations.
* Ensure that work order documentation is complete in every respect and all results are entered into Electronic Laboratory Information System or client's Certificate of Analysis before submission to the QA reviewer.
* Ensure that equipment is maintained in good order, perform calibrations and qualifications as required.
* Keep the work area clean and organized; immediately clean up spills, dispose of waste according to laboratory procedures and place used glassware in designated locations for cleaning.

Education, Skills and Experience * BSc. or Diploma in Biology-related fields or equivalent experience or training.
* Minimum of 1 year of relevant laboratory work experience required.
* Specific technical skills:
* Knowledge of techniques in a biotechnology discipline, e.g. ELISA, DNA isolation, restriction enzyme digestions, PCR, protein expression/purification, SDS-PAGE/western blot, cell culture, bacteria culture.
* Ability to perform routine bench and instrumental analysis
* Ability to understand assay methods
* A willingness to learn new analytical tests, instrumentation and procedures
* Experience in computer programs e.g. Excel and Word
* Must be highly organized and able to work effectively and efficiently in a demanding environment with frequently changing priorities
* Ability to work well with others in a team environment & independently
* Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail
* Ensures full compliance with the company's Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.
Additional Information
SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.

SGS has a clear vision to remain the undisputed leader in the inspection, verification, testing and certification market. And our success depends on the ongoing development of our employees.

Our people bring passion and commitment to our work. We encourage new ideas and welcome people who challenge the way we do things. Work for us, and we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.

With our truly global presence you can develop a career with an international dimension as well as access to a global portfolio of customers and opportunities in different business areas.

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At SGS, we believe that our strength lies in our people. In a competitive business environment our global reach and the breadth of activities offer almost infinite possibilities for your career.

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Our high-performance culture strives to transform our people into high achievers. We do this by investing heavily in training where everyone is given the learning tools to perform in their roles. Our development programs are realistic and tailored to our employee’s individual needs.

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With our lean structure, everyone enjoys visibility and recognition.

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Our employees are rewarded with competitive remuneration, wherever they are based. Our benefits reflect both the talents and skills that our employees bring to their activities, including:

  • Internships and education to employment programs
  • Retirement plans and medical and health care coverage
  • Flexible working arrangements
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Biotech Analyst L 1, SGS CANADA, Mississauga, ON, CANADA