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BioVectra Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

BioVectra Inc. has an opening for a Purification and Downstream Processing Manager.  This is a permanent, full-time position located in Windsor, NS.

The candidate will be responsible for:

·           Leading process development, scale up and technology transfer from Process Development to GMP manufacturing

·           Establishing product specifications, selects materials and executes risk assessment

·           Development of and approval of associated process SOP’s, training documents, and associated reports

·           Facilitating alignment of development and operations technical decisions necessary through completion of process performance demonstration, engineering and validation runs to ensure commercial viability of the manufacturing process

·           Managing manufacturing investigations

·           Managing process characterization and advances bioprocess technology

·           Overseeing and coordinating, in conjunction with other manufacturing teams, engineering, quality control and other stakeholders the development, scale-up and manufacturing of projects; including development of budgets, time lines, and quality guidelines.

·           Coordinating, prioritizing and managing multiple projects.

·           Developing, utilizing and reporting metrics for the performance of the downstream processing group

·           Leading, identifying and setting goals for the downstream processing group.

·           Administering HR policy with respect to subordinates.

·           Supporting regulatory filings and inspections

The successful candidate for this position should have:

·           Minimum B.Sc. degree preferably with a discipline in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemical Engineering; M.Sc. an asset

·           10 years of relevant industrial experience with API and/or drug product manufacturing, with technology transfer and manufacturing experience.

·           Thorough knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

·           Thorough knowledge of ICH, FDA and relevant agency guidelines and requirements.

·           Demonstrated leadership, project management experience with cross-functional team direction skills.

·           Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills

·           Experience in technology transfer accomplishments in a biotechnology company.

·           Willingness to travel when necessary.

Closing Date: December 13, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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