Production Supervisor, Windsor
BioVectra Inc.
Windsor, NS
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 available positions for Production Supervisors. These are permanent, full-time position located in Windsor, Nova Scotia.

The candidate will be responsible for:
  • Hands-on operation of physical and automated equipment to perform Microbial Fermentations and Purifications.
  • Day to day leadership of a team of Manufacturing Production Technicians including time management in the Human Resources Information System software.
  • Training of new employees and grooming of SMEs for specific processes
  • Controlling and troubleshooting processes from start-up to shutdown, including unit operations of microbial growth, expression, recovery, filtration, and purification.
  • Performing In-process testing including pH, conductivity, spectrophotometry, osmometry, densitometry, etc.
  • Coordinating with Quality Control to deliver and test in-process samples.
  • Writing manufacturing work instructions, training procedures, departmental procedures and SOPs.
  • Executing commissioning test functions and qualification documents for manufacturing and lab equipment, utilities and systems.
  • Providing feedback to their manager on 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.
  • Performing general warehousing, material staging and preparation, cleaning and housekeeping duties.
  • Preparing production equipment for maintenance/service/changeover.
  • Ensuring safety audits and programs are followed by actively participating in the safety program, and safety audits.
The successful candidate for this position should have:
  • Post-secondary diploma in an applicable area of study
  • Minimum one year of supervisorial work experience or minimum four years direct work experience in a field related to GMP BioPharma.
  • Industrial experience in a pharma and cGMP facility an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to coordinate a small team of technicians in day to day work activities, 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 choosing the “Apply Now” button.

Closing Date: March 21st 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.