BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. employs over 150 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.
We are recruiting for a Senior Production Technician for a 6 month term contract for our facility in Ottawa, Ontario.
Job Description / Duties:
Working under general direction, operating according to standard procedures, and capable of performing duties related to major product1 operations and processes.
Assists in the efficient operation of the radiopharmaceutical production functions which Includes scheduling of work, training junior staff, and ensuring that equipment is in good working order. Performs specific administrative duties. Maintains accurate and up-to-date records and prepares documentation related to radiopharmaceutical production.
Under general direction of production management, performs the following:
Capable of performing all duties related to the processing of all radiopharmaceutical products.
Schedules and allocates work to technical staff in all radiopharmaceutical production process areas. Ensures that work is completed according to procedure and to schedule, and that anomalies are reported to production management.
Is responsible for the maintenance of production records, housekeeping and maintenance of operations and process equipment.
Ensures that all necessary materials, supplies and back-up equipment are available to meet production demands, and advises supervision promptly of potential problems.
Performs other related duties as required (normally not exceeding 5% of total work week), excepting emergency situations.
1Major Radiopharmaceutical Products:
Contract Manufacturing Contracts (e.g. TheraSphere)
Other New Products
Job Qualifications / Requirements:
Education and Experience:
Normally, Post Secondary Graduate (3 years) or related experience in an appropriate discipline and 7 years experience in radioisotope production, radiopharmaceutical preparation, and aseptic techniques.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of an appropriate discipline. Must have learned, understood, and implemented Company policies pertaining to radiation and industrial safety. Must demonstrate the ability to perform a complete production process cycle 2 for all radiopharmaceutical products.
A major product process cycle consists of materials, equipment and facility preparation, product processing, order dispensing, product packaging, process run documentation, and emergency shut-down procedures.
Have good manual dexterity and grip strength
Use hands/arms on a constant basis
Work at and above shoulder height
Push and pull carts with a force of up to 25kgs on an occasional basis
Lift up to 10kgs on an occasional basis
Perform manual material handling
Use a manual pallet truck
Keep the warehouse clean and organized
Keep neat and orderly records of all incoming and outgoing orders
This position requires the successful completion of a vision screening and hearing test as a pre-employment condition
BWXT ITG Canada Inc. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.