ProMetic Sciences de la Vie inc. Supervisor, Microbiology Full Time in Laval, QC

ProMetic Sciences de la Vie inc.

Branch Laval QC CA

Supervisor, Microbiology
Laval, QC

These quality control tasks are under performed Good Manufacturing Practices («GMP») and Good Laboratory Practices («PBL»)….

Job Opportunity

Supervisor, Microbiology

ProMetic BioProduction Inc. («

PBP ») undertake the development and manufacture of high-value plasma-derived therapeutic biosimilars for ProMetic’s current and future clients in a state of the art facility. ProMetic BioProduction Inc is experimenting a substantial growth. In order to support operations expansion, the Quality Control department of PBP is looking for a Supervisor, Microbiology, to work at its plant in Laval, Quebec. Under the supervision of the Manager, Quality Control, the Supervisor, Microbiology will be responsible for planning and supervising the daily activities related to the Microbiology group as well as to daily drafting and reviewing documents. This individual will also perform raw materials, in-process and final products testing as well as environmental control testing. These quality control tasks are under performed Good Manufacturing Practices («GMP») and Good Laboratory Practices («PBL»).

The mandate of the Supervisor, Microbiology will be mainly to:

Plan and supervise the daily activities of the Microbiology staff;

Ensure appropriate internal training on standards and regulations of the industry;

Collect, analyze, interpret data and write reports;

Report out-of-specification results (OOS) and participate in failure investigations;

Write and review protocols, reports and SOPs related to microbiology group according to cGMPs and GLP requirements;

Write analytical methods related to microbiological testing and based on compendial tests;

Identify and resolves gaps and technical issues that are identified during day to day;

Ensure that laboratory notebooks and related documents are properly maintained and up to date;

Manage testings performed by external laboratories/partners;

Track and coordinate cGMP samples for testing;

Participate in the execution of the analytical combined testing (bioburden, LAL turbidimetric/chromogenic, pathogens, etc.) of water, raw material and final products, environment, as well as media qualification and microbial identification testing;

Ensure the procurement of material required by the microbiology department (reagents, buffers, etc…);

Participate in internal audits as required;

Other related tasks as assigned by the Manager.

The selected candidate will hold a Bachelor degree in Microbiology with at least five (5) years of relevant experience including staff supervision and routine testing planning execution within pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.

The following criteria are also required:

Capacity to work independently with minimum guidance;

Strong teamwork, organization skills and problem solving skills;

Good computer skills (MS Office);

Good written and verbal English and French communication skills.

ProMetic offers a competitive compensation, a flexible work schedule and a casual working environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter and copy of your resume to [email protected] with the following reference: PBP-SUPMICRO. ProMetic is an equal opportunity employer. Only chosen candidates will be contacted for an interview . For more information about ProMetic, visit our website www.prometic.com .

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Laval, QC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-17
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