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We believe a dedicated, talented, quality-focused work force is a vital asset to the company and fundamental to our success. We are constantly seeking qualified members who are passionate about doing great work to join our team.

We encourage all interested parties to apply for any of the vacancies listed below. We offer a competitive remuneration package, wide-range of training opportunities and career development prospects. If you are eager to create an exciting and rewarding career, please send us your full resume for consideration.

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27 May, 2019
Marketing & Communications Specialist
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Marketing & Communications Specialist
ABOUT THE COMPANY
New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Director of Business & Research Development, the incumbent will perform marketing and communication coordination.  The candidate will be responsible for maintaining content for the company’s website, support sales and marketing efforts for the team, and assist with external communications, corporate communication and development.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Support sales & marketing efforts by creating material for clients

·         Create and maintain all content for the company’s websites in collaboration with the global and local teams

·         Assist with coordinating strategic marketing programs and corporate events

·         Manage the company’s social media platforms to increase visibility

·         Assist with creating promotional products and marketing kit

·         Create marketing reports and make recommendations on business development tactics

·         Build relationships with internal and external clients and ensure needs are met as they arise

·         Draft and prepare Corporate Communication

·         Perform other tasks as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
·         Diploma in marketing, communications or relevant field

·         1-2 years of related experience

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills

·         Comfortable with public speaking engagements

·         Knowledge producing media content (i.e. graphics, photography, videography, etc.)

·         Experience with MS Office Suite

·         Ability to prioritize and handle competing tasks, and work independently

·         Ability to work well under pressure while dealing with deadlines

·         Highly motivated and willing to take initiatives.

WHY JOIN NBI?
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!

Apply through Our Careers Portal

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27 May, 2019
Receptionist, Administration
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Receptionist, Administration
ABOUT THE COMPANY
New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The incumbent will be the first point of contact for our company to ensure that visitors are welcomed positively, and are directed and announced to the appropriate person(s). This person will perform a variety of administrative tasks and will be responsible for ensuring that these are completed in an accurate and timely manner. This person will also be responsible for maintaining the security of the reception area.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Greet and manage visitors in a positive and helpful manner

·         Ensure protocols for visitor management and access control are followed in receiving and signing out guests

·         Ensure reception area is presentable and keep general office and common areas tidy and organized

·         Answer, screen and direct calls or inquiries to their appropriate parties or take messages as necessary

·         Receive, sort and distribute mail/deliveries, coordinate incoming/outgoing courier services, and assist in handling interdepartmental correspondence between NBI facilities

·         Assist with arranging travel bookings for hotel and car reservations

·         Book conference rooms for meetings

·         Assist in restocking levels of pantry and office supplies

·         Prepare and submit electronic purchase and payment requisitions, and check vendor billings against purchase order

·         Conduct research, and assist with obtaining quotes for services and miscellaneous supplies as necessary.

·         Help coordinate with vendors for the various services under Admin (laundry, recycling, lab waste services)

·         Help with various event planning and coordination, and organize catering

·         Adhere to company policies, procedures and initiatives

·         Ensure the confidentiality of information as it relates to policies and procedures

·         Perform other tasks as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
·         Minimum one year of work experience as a Receptionist or similar role in an office setting

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite and very good research capabilities

·         Solid written and verbal communication skills and good organizational skills

·         Demonstrates strong attention to details, flexibility and adaptability to change

·         Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks

·         Ability to act with tact, good judgment, and discretion; sensitivity to confidential matters is required

·         Resourceful and proactive with a positive and customer service oriented attitude

 

WHY JOIN NBI?
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!

Apply through Our Careers Portal

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27 May, 2019
Lab Technician, Quality Control (Microbiology)
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Technician, Quality control (Microbiology)
ABOUT THE COMPANY
New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Assistant Manager/ Manager, Quality Control 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 must not be a carrier of a disease in a communicable form and must not have open lesions on any exposed surface of their body.  Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil job-related and/or regulatory requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Perform routine sample collection and associated routine testing for utility and environmental monitoring (water and steam system sample collection, cleanroom sampling, etc.)

·         Receive and log-in samples, complete documentation and organize / maintain generated data

·         Participate in the laboratory housekeeping tasks and ordering of laboratory supplies

·         Receive and complete disposition for controlled materials used in the lab

·         Perform sampling of various raw materials and other components as required

·         Complete routine maintenance of lab equipment as required

·         Comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) including strict adherence to good documentation practices

·         Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained

·         Perform other related tasks as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
·         Degree in Microbiology, Life Sciences or other relevant field

·         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.

 

WHY JOIN NBI?
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!

Apply through our Careers Portal.

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27 May, 2019
Manager, Quality Assurance (QA)
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ABOUT THE COMPANYNew β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEWReporting to the Canadian site Director and to the GM-Corporate Quality in Hong Kong, the incumbent will be responsible for the overall creation and implementation and maintenance of an effective quality management system (QMS) at the Canadian site. The QMS must be designed to meet the strictest GMP requirements which apply to manufacturing of sterile injectable pharmaceutical products. The incumbent will also provide guidance on validation strategy and assures that validation is executed per global regulatory guidance and standards.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES·         Provide supervision and general direction to the QA team

·         Establish & maintain all aspects of the pharmaceutical quality system, including but not limited to, personnel training, document control, deviation, OOS, CAPA, auditing, change control, quality risk management, supplier management and product quality review

·         Ensure production equipment and QC instruments are qualified for use

·         Ensure manufacturing process, cleaning procedures and QC testing procedures are validated

·         Review and approve all QMS documentations

·         Ensure all necessary documentations (i.e. Quality Policy, Site Master File, Validation Master Plan, Specification and SOPs) for manufacturing, quality control and release of the API and finished products are in place

·         Review batch records of finished products to ensure every batch is compliant to cGMP requirement, marketing authorizations and any other regulations relevant to drug products

·         Conduct inspections or arrange for independent inspections to assure the SOP is implemented as stated

·         Conduct supplier evaluations and on-site audits if necessary, including but not limited to, suppliers of critical biological starting materials, critical packaging material, or outsourced service providers

·         Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements for SOP upgrade and GMP compliance

·         Develop annual operating budget for department and manage expenditures

·         Provide direction, mentoring, coaching and development towards personal growth to QA team members

·         Work closely with other departments in supporting product launch and distribution

·         Perform other tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES·         MSc Degree in life sciences or engineering discipline

·         7+ years of relevant work experience in pharmaceutical, Biotechnology manufacturing industry

·         3+ years of supervisory experience

·         Experience in aseptic processing and sterile product manufacturing

·         Knowledge of other quality systems/quality assurance principles

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and solid leadership skills

·         Ability to be innovative and provide creative solutions

·         Have strong business acumen and take pride and ownership of quality work.

 

WHY JOIN NBI?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!

Apply through Our Careers Centre

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13 May, 2019
Co-op Student - HR (8 months)
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ABOUT THE COMPANY
New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.
POSITION OVERVIEW
This is an entry-level position for a post-secondary student pursuing a diploma or degree in human resources to gain experience within a business setting as an in-house HR support. Reporting to the Generalist/ Assistant Manager, the incumbent will perform the following main tasks:
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Schedule new hire orientations for all departments in Outlook and ensure meeting rooms are booked·         Conduct a facility tour for new hires on their first day and take photographs for the new hires for their ID badges

·         Update Staff Directory for changes such as: addition, removal of employees, job title change, etc.

·         Assist with reviewing Job Descriptions for formatting, spelling, etc. as required

·         Assist in proof reading and posting of various HR and Health & Safety policies

·         Provide support creating and researching training materials for HR and Health & Safety

·         Assist in organizing social events planned by the Social Committee

·         Assist with creating content for the Company Newsletter

·         Perform other tasks as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
·         Currently pursuing a Diploma or Degree in Human Resources or relevant field·         Knowledge of MS Office Suite

·         Good communication skills both written and verbal

·         Self-motivated individual with willingness to learn

·         Able to follow instructions and collaborate in a team environment.

WHY JOIN NBI?
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!

Apply through Our Careers Portal.

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8 April, 2019
Specialist, IT
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, the incumbent will take on a range of responsibilities related to Networking and Infrastructure. The incumbent will ensure that the company networks operate efficiently and without issues, monitor network performance and assist the Assistant Manager in maintaining the IT Infrastructure.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Troubleshoot desktop and printer hardware and software issues; resolve issues to the end user’s satisfaction
• Install, configure, and test all new workstations, thin client PC, peripheral equipment, and software
• Undertake scheduled maintenance and troubleshoot LAN/WAN and connectivity issues and escalate issues when necessary
• Adhere to Computer System Validation (CSV) process requirements, including incident management and change management procedures
• Write and Revise required Standard Operating Procedures, diagrams for system infrastructure
• Evaluate and prepare action plan for various system maintenance and implementations of system change
• Keep up-to-date with new technology changes in IT industry
• Follow project timelines based on project deliverables and ongoing assignments
• Perform other tasks as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Diploma or a Degree in IT related field or formal training on Network Administration or a combination of education and experience
• Experience with Active Directory, LAN, WAN, PC, Microsoft Exchange Server and system operational support
• Experience with installing, configuring and troubleshooting hardware and software with various Windows platforms
• Knowledge and experience in firewall, layer 2 / 3 network switch administration and management, server load balancing, data communications, TCP/IP, network support services (such as Network Time Protocol services, DNS, user authentication systems, logging systems, IDS systems, anti-virus systems, etc.), applications monitoring and diagnostics using tools such as Cacti, Nagios, or Splunk
• Knowledge and experience in VoIP telephone system, virtualization technology in VMware is an asset
• Professional certification in related field is considered an asset (such as VCP6, CCNA, MTA, MCSA, MCSE, etc.)
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Good analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Strong work ethic, time management, and organization skills

WHY JOIN NBI?

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!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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8 April, 2019
Senior Business Partner/ Assistant Manager, Human Resources
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Senior Business Partner/ Assistant Manager, Human Resources
ABOUT THE COMPANY
New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Human Resources, the incumbent will perform a variety of activities with a focus on developing and administering learning programs to business groups. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative HR team who supports our managers and employees by building trust and providing timely advice and support.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Act as a Senior HR business partner to provide services, advice, support and coaching to employees and managers in all human resources areas including talent acquisition, performance management, training & development, policy and procedure, employee relations, total rewards

·         Develop and implement HR initiatives, programs and policies that support the attraction, retention, and engagement of our employees

·         Own and execute the training cycle from needs assessment, program development, program delivery, feedback and program enhancement

·         Research and identify suitable external training as required

·         Support employees with career planning and development

·         Work closely with managers to provide strategic advice on workforce planning, recruitment and hiring decisions

·         Act as a resource and guide for all HR policy and procedural related questions from managers and staff

·         Conduct orientation and internal training programs as required

·         Maintain documentation, such as job descriptions, org charts, letters, etc.

·         Provide leadership, training and coaching to junior team members

·         Perform other tasks as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
·         5+ years’ experience in a related HR role

·         Degree in Human Resources or relevant field

·         At least 2 years’ experience managing a team

·         Strong knowledge and application of HR legislation

·         Willingness and ability to share your knowledge and experience with others

·         Resourceful, flexible and adaptable. You have the ability to change priorities when needed, but to still maintain focus on your overall goals and objectives

·         Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

·         Exercise tact, good judgment, and discretion; maintain confidentiality of files, personal information, and other matters, as appropriate

·         Possession of CPHR Designation is essential.

 

WHY JOIN NBI?
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!

HOW TO APPLY
Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

 

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27 March, 2019
Technician, Production
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager/ Assistant 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.

The  incumbent must not be a carrier of a disease in a communicable form and must not have open lesions on any exposed surface of their body.  Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil job-related and/or 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 equipment cleaning, room sanitization, equipment assembly, and component replenishment
• Immediately report to manager any conditions or deviations (relating to plant, equipment, personnel or any health condition) that may adversely affect the products, and participates in investigation process as required
• Participate in the validation of production process and equipment
• Keep production areas clean and organized at all times
• Execute approved SOP’s and record all required information and data in Batch Record and log books timely, accurately and completely
• Strictly follow all instructions relating to personal safety and hygiene to minimize contamination
• Check and replenish production inventory and supplies in cleanroom as per manufacturing requirements
• Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• 0 – 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment and/ or a combination of education and experience
• Post-secondary degree in a scientific discipline, or prior pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred
• Experience of aseptic techniques in a controlled and classified environment is an asset
• Prior GLP experience and/or prior mixing/filling experience is an asset
• Must be able 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
• Experience accurately following policies and procedures

WHY JOIN NBI?

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!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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27 March, 2019
Technician, Engineering & Maintenance
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager/ Assistant Manager, E&M, the incumbent will work within a technical team to provide support to ongoing equipment and facilities activities. Equipment and systems will be located in a clean-room facility (controlled environment) purpose built for production of a sterile pharmaceutical product. To be successful in this role the incumbent will need to work well in a regulated environment, and collaborate closely with others to ensure the success of the team and smooth, continuous operation of the facility.

This position may be required to work on a 24/7 shift rotation, including day and night shifts. Flexibility is required for shift schedules based on business requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Carry out scheduled maintenance tasks on facility, utilities, production and quality control equipment
• Schedule external maintenance activities for facility and utilities
• Perform equipment maintenance or repair work, trouble-shooting and engineering analysis
• Work with procurement to order equipment and spare parts as required according to stock requirements
• Write facility/equipment related documents such as SOPs, maintenance records, work orders and reports
• Support facility/equipment related commissioning and qualification protocols
• Support in-house calibration and organize external calibration services
• Strictly implement company policies, SOPs and GMP regulations
• Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• 4th class power engineer accreditation is an asset; or willingness to work towards one
• Previous experience in a controlled environment
• Previous experience in a pharmaceutical or cGMP manufacturing is an asset
• Hands on experience in commissioning, qualifying and maintaining facility and clean room supporting utility equipment
• Possession of a valid level 1 First Aid Certificate is an asset
• Experience completing compliance paperwork and daily log books
• Work effectively and productively with others
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to follow policies and procedures accurately
• Ability to respond to issues in a timely manner
• Must be a team player

WHY JOIN NBI?

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!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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27 March, 2019
Senior Technician, Production
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager/ Assistant 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.

The  incumbent must not be a carrier of a disease in a communicable form and must not have open lesions on any exposed surface of their body.  Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil job-related and/or regulatory requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Independently perform operation of manual and/or automated equipment including but not limited to Parts Washer, Autoclaves, IV bag filling machine, bioreactors, CIP/SIP
• Execute the validation of production process and equipment
• Employ acceptable aseptic techniques while working in controlled and classified environments, some of which require complete aseptic gowning
• Train new and junior employees on hands-on procedures, set-up and operation of equipment, and troubleshooting techniques
• Support the development, review, revision and validation of documents on production process and equipment
• Act as trouble-shooter to resolve and communicate issues related to equipment, process, and compliance to the Lead Technician
• Execute approved SOP’s and record all required information and data in Batch Record and log books timely, accurately and completely
• Participate and implement continuous improvement on processes
• Keep production areas clean and organized at all times
• Immediately report to manager any conditions or deviations (relating to plant, equipment, personnel or any health condition) that may adversely affect the products, and participate in investigation process as required
• Strictly follow all instructions relating to personal safety and hygiene to minimize contamination
• Support Technician to check and replenish production inventory and supplies in cleanroom as per manufacturing requirements
• Act as Manufacturing Subject Matter Expert to provide information and collaborate with other departments
• Monitor activities to ensure the production area, environment and equipment are properly maintained and operated
• Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• 3 – 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment and/ or combination of education and experience
• Post-secondary degree in a scientific discipline, or prior pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred
• Experience of aseptic techniques in a controlled and classified environment is an asset
• Prior experience with pH and conductivity testing, mixing with protocols, formulas/ recipes and experience in aseptic filling
• Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team
• Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstance and new challenges
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels in the organization
• Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks
• Resourceful and able to problem solve
• Attention to detail and good time management

WHY JOIN NBI?

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!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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27 March, 2019
Senior Specialist/ Assistant Manager, Quality Assurance
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the QA Manager, the incumbent will perform high standard quality oversight on the QMS system at NBICA to meet strict regulatory requirements for GMP activities for sterile bio-pharmaceutical product manufacturing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Create, implement and maintain a growing and integrated QMS that is compliant with GMP requirements from major regulatory bodies such as Health Canada, FDA, EMA and TGA. Examples of QMS systems include but are not limited to deviation reporting, change control system, material and supplier qualification programme, batch record review and approval system, CAPA, training programme, internal and external audit program, material management, product quality review and product recall.
• Provide leadership/supervision and oversight to staff that perform duties in support of the creation, implementation, and maintenance of the QMS
• Act as the site lead auditor for all internal and external audits, and use expertise and experience to develop internal auditors within the team
• Lead inspection-readiness activities for the site, clarify the scope/standard/purpose/schedule of the inspections internally, lead the preparation of documents/SMEs/escorts for inspection, keep tracking and coordinate the preparation readiness status, host and escort the authority inspections
• Lead the 3rd Party Quality Management (3PQM) function, review and approve material and supplier qualification documents and Quality Agreements. Oversee the performance of the contract lab, review and approve 3rd party event management reports.
• Act as a GMP document reviewer and approver as required for a variety of documents including, but not limited to: SOPs, policies, change controls, material assessments and qualification, supplier qualification, deviations and CAPA
• Research, develop, and deliver personnel training in specific GMP topics
• Work closely with Quality Control, Engineering & Maintenance, Production, Regulatory Affairs, and Finance/Logistics departments to achieve deliverables
• Develop and recommend measures and activities which improve productivity, effectiveness or efficiency of the department
• Provide training, coaching and mentoring to more junior members of the team
• Participate in planning of department objectives and oversees team work efforts to meet goals, project timelines and deliverables
• Develop and sustain a collaborative, respectful team environment
• Perform other related tasks as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Degree in life sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience
• 5+ years relevant work experience in pharmaceutical/bio-pharmaceutical industry
• Certified Quality Auditor certificate (CQA) or equivalent certificate is essential
• Knowledge and experience with aseptic processing is desirable
• In depth knowledge of GMP and QMS principles
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently as well as provide technical guidance and oversight on QA activities
• Works efficiently and meets deadlines and deliverables. Able to be innovative and identify creative solutions
• High proficiency in MS Word/Excel and good writing skills
• Strong sense of pride in ownership of, and quality of work
• A high level of attention to detail and accuracy is essential

WHY JOIN NBI?

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!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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27 March, 2019
Associate, Quality Assurance
DETAILS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

New β Innovation Ltd. (NBI) 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager, Quality Assurance, the Document Control and GMP Training Coordinator will oversee and maintain the Doc Control and GMP Training system under NBICA’s QMS and will be responsible to maintain the day-to-day GMP records and documents.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responsible for the Document Control function and ensures that the various document control standards and procedures are followed
• Records and tracks distribution of documents
• Control issuing and retrieving GMP documents
• Maintain documents in the doc archive room
• Responsible for data entry and maintenance of various databases
• Provide Basic GMP training, Good Documentation Practice training and other trainings on defined frequency and during the new employee orientation
• Scans and files documents, and performs other clerical tasks
• Participate the yearly internal audit program, identify document management weakness/gaps and continuously improve the system
• Participate in the eDMS project (doc control and training modules), review project documentations
• Responsible for the electronic document migration from the legacy system
• Performs other duties or assumes additional responsibilities as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Prefer at least 1 year administrative support experience in pharmaceutical or biologics manufacturing industry
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field
• Knowledge and hands on experience of GMP document management process and GMP training
• Experience with electronic document management system is a plus
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Working efficiently with the ability to be innovative and identify creative solutions
• High proficiency in MS Word/Excel and good writing skills
• Strong sense of pride in ownership of, and quality of work

WHY JOIN NBI?

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!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply through our online application system, found at:

Our Careers Centre

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