Quality Control Analyst

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

IT, Quality Assurance
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Job Description Summary

Do you have a quality mindset, strong critical thinking skills, and a passion for life sciences? Apply now to join our Quality team as a Quality Control Analyst at STEMCELL Technologies, Canada’s largest biotechnology company!

In this role, you will be part of a dynamic team performing environmental monitoring of cleanrooms, bioburden and endotoxin testing of waters, and data analysis and documentation. You will work collaboratively with several STEMCELL departments, playing a vital role in ensuring the quality, safety, and compliance of our products and processes while working with the latest technology and products!

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct environmental monitoring of controlled cleanrooms and laboratory areas, including performing routine sampling of purified water system for bioburden and endotoxin, data analysis, and assisting with report preparation

  • Purchase and maintain inventory for laboratory supplies and other materials, including working with external contract laboratories and vendors to schedule testing requirements

  • Maintain accurate records of work performed, and document results according to good documentation practices and established procedures

  • Assist in investigations, non-conformances, and deviations as required, including writing and updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and test reports

  • Variable shifts are required to support manufacturing operations, including early starts, evening work, and infrequent weekend work

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, or a related discipline in life sciences, with 0-2 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with non-conformance investigations and reporting, and working with a Quality Management System (QMS) is an asset

  • Experience writing SOPs and quality-related reports and documents an asset

  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams are highly desirable

  • Experience working in a cleanroom environment, familiarity with aseptic techniques, and familiarity with ISO and GMP regulations an asset

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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately owned, Vancouver-based biotechnology company that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Driven by our love of science and passion for quality, we are a company of Scientists Helping Scientists—standing by our customers to provide the outstanding products, technical support, and training they need to advance their research. 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, accessory products, and services. Through our many regional offices, as well as our distribution centers in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble, and Singapore, we deliver our innovative, specialized products to more than 100 countries. With over 2300 employees globally, most with scientific or engineering degrees, 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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