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New Beta Innovation Canada Limited

Technician, Quality Control (Microbiology)

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
7 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 Assistant Manager, Quality Control (Microbiology) the incumbent will perform a variety of laboratory support and testing functions to ensure uninterrupted operations and timely completion of activities within the Quality Control group.

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

  • Perform routine preparation of various reagents, solutions, and culture media to be used within the Quality Control Laboratories.
  • Perform routine operation of various equipment which include but not limited to pH meter, conductivity meter, autoclaves and drying oven.
  • Perform routine sample collection and associated routine testing for environmental monitoring (water and steam sample collection, cleanroom air samples and particle counts, personnel monitoring, etc.)
  • Participate in the laboratory housekeeping tasks and ordering of laboratory supplies.
  • Perform sampling of various raw materials and other components as required.
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and maintain strict and accurate quality control documentation of all test procedures and results.
  • Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained.
  • Perform other related tasks as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in life sciences. Degree in Microbiology or recognised qualification in microbiology preferred.
  • 0-3 years relevant work experience in pharmaceutical or biological manufacturing industry with good knowledge of aseptic techniques and understanding of good documentation practices.
  • Have working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and be familiar with USP and EP test methodologies (Bioburden, Sterility, Endotoxin)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to act with tact, good judgment, and discretion as appropriate.
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with a strong attention to detail and sense of pride.


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!