Associate Quality Control Engineer
Job Description SummaryAre you ready to start your career in the exciting, cutting edge Canadian biotech environment? If you are looking to apply your engineering training and analytical mindset in a collaborative environment, and provide high quality instruments for customers around the world, this may be the job for you!
In this position, you will support Quality Control activities to maintain the quality and compliance of all STEMCELL Instruments. You will be responsible for testing in-process and critical materials and components, as well as finished instrumentation products, while documenting all of your findings. You will also perform investigations related to non-conforming products, customer complaints, and other product-related issues. This position is ideal for recent Engineering graduates looking to hone their skills and build a career, while contributing to the development of devices used to perform cutting-edge research!
Duties and Responsibilities
Inspect raw materials and finished goods, including magnets and instruments, according to approve procedures
Record results on appropriate forms and upload to the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
Perform root-cause investigations and prepare supporting documents, such as Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs), as necessary to comply with Quality Management System (QMS) requirements
Participate in and collaborate with manufacturing and engineering departments to coordinate repairs and process improvements
Safely operate any specialized equipment used for the inspection and quality of instrumentation parts or instruments
BSc in a Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or related field with 0-2 years of experience
CSWA SOLIDWORKS certification in Mechanical Design and experience using an ERP system preferred
Excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills with a systematic, analytical approach are highly desired
Highly motivated and team-oriented mindset, with strong organization and attention to detail
STEMCELL Technologies is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
The annual base salary for this job ranges from:$56,270.00 - $76,100.00
STEMCELL determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.
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