Assistant, Process Development – Emergent Biosolutions – Winnipeg, MB

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

ASSISTANT PROCESS DEVELOPMENT

Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking an Assistant, Process Development for our Winnipeg location. The successful candidate will have post-secondary education in Administration or in a scientific related field, accompanied by 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience. A combination of education and experience will be considered. The ideal candidate will have experience or knowledge of scientific terminology, the ability to prioritize work from multiple sources and have keen attention to detail with a can-do disposition. In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.

THE COMPANY

Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple mission—to protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.

We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Assistant – Process Development is responsible for supporting the Process Development Department in achieving its organizational goals, performing a variety of administrative and laboratory activities.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Aid in coordinating service requests, purchase requisitions, memberships/subscriptions

Coordinate travel and prepare expense reports

Support preparation of professional communications, reports and presentations

Maintain department calendar and liaise cross-functionally for coordination of activities

Monitor, order and receive laboratory supplies

Perform laboratory maintenance including general lab cleaning, equipment cleaning/maintenance and disposal of waste

Perform verifications for lab equipment

Assist with receipt/installation of new equipment

Prepare solutions as per defined instructions

Follow appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs), safety and biosafety procedures

Contribute to continuous improvement and regulatory compliance within the department

Perform other tasks as assigned including general facility support

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
The completion of post-secondary education in Administration or scientific related field, accompanied by 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience; or a combination of relevant education and experience.

Experience or knowledge of scientific terminology or experience in a laboratory or pharmaceutical environment would be an asset.

Ability to prioritize work from multiple sources.

Keen attention to detail with a can-do disposition.

Strong English language abilities, both oral and written.

Ability to work collaboratively and with a team in reaching tight deadlines.

Technical Skills : Computer skills in Windows Platform, electronic file management, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, experience with SAP an asset.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.

Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.

Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions .com under the career section to apply today!

As part of our team, you’ll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

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