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New Beta Innovation Canada Limited

Technician, Production

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
4 days ago


New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.


Reporting to the Manager, Production, the incumbent will perform a variety of production activities within a commercial cGMP cleanroom environment. The incumbent will be responsible for preparing and running an efficient production process which ensures compliance to company and cGMP regulations. To be successful in this role, the incumbent must be a quick learner who works well with others, is detail oriented and can follow instructions accurately. 

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule, and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate manual and/or automated equipment including but not limited to Parts Washer, Autoclaves, IV bag filling machine, bioreactors, CIP/SIP 
  • Perform facility and equipment cleaning, room sanitization, and equipment assembly following the SOPs
  • Immediately report to a manager of any conditions or deviations (relating to plant, equipment, personnel or any health condition) that may adversely affect the products, and may participate in the investigation process
  • Participate in the validation process and qualification process
  • Keep production areas clean and organized at all times
  • Execute approved SOPs and record all required information accurately in the Batch Record and log books in a timely manner
  • Strictly follow instructions relating to personal safety and hygiene and use aseptic techniques to minimize contamination while working in controlled and classified rooms 
  • Check and replenish production inventory and supplies in cleanroom as per manufacturing requirements
  • Complete associated documentation according to cGMP standards
  • Report immediately to managers any change to their health conditions and/or conditions relating to plant, equipment or personnel that adversely may affect products 
  • Setup and operate the labeling equipment and seal and label finished goods in a timely manner and ensure that products are free of damage and aligns with quality standards
  • Contribute to the excellence of service, through the commitment of quality principles and concepts
  • Perform other duties as required 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum requirement of a high school diploma or equivalent education. Post-secondary degree in a scientific discipline, or prior pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred
  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical production or manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Experience with aseptic techniques in a controlled and classified environment is an asset
  • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs
  • Work effectively and productively with others
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstance and new challenges
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures strictly
  • Experience with using Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Possess good learning aptitude and is capable of learning all aspects of the production floor area including how to operate computerized equipment
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy and attention to detail

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

Biotechnology Manufacturing and Production