Bioprocess Specialist

The role of Bioprocess Specialist is an exciting and diverse opportunity to help drive our successful company’s rapid growth and be a contributing and instrumental member of an experienced operations team. Vanrx Pharmasystems is at the forefront of introducing groundbreaking robotics and automation into the pharmaceutical sector.

Our award winning company seeks a Bioprocess Specialist to further expand our design capabilities in customized tubing and single use assemblies used with our advanced sterile filling machines. A successful candidate will be a subject matter expert capable of delivering on assigned projects while offering technical support to R&D, service, supply chain and quality teams as required. They will utilize their expertise in bioprocessing / biomedical materials and attention to detail to capture requirements, then develop and document a library of standard components that can be configured into assemblies to meet our customers unique needs. In addition to design responsibilities, this role will work directly with both users and suppliers in the global biopharma industry to ensure that Vanrx products are in compliance with industry and regulatory requirements.

Vanrx Pharmasystems is a pioneering company making the most technologically advanced sterile filling solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Vanrx aseptic filling machines use robotics, gloveless isolator and machine vision technologies to automate the packaging of injectable drugs into vials, syringes or cartridges.

Vanrx was #1 on the 2018 Deloitte Fast 50 list of the fastest growing technology companies in Canada. The company’s continued growth makes this an exciting time to join our remarkable team.

Responsibilities

  • Define, design and document pharmaceutical flow path assemblies for aseptic filling of drug products.
  • Develop standard specifications and components for making custom configured assemblies.
  • Coordinate with internal resources, suppliers and customers to ensure end products meet required specifications.
  • Partner with quality assurance to meet regulatory and internal quality requirements.
  • Lead improvement initiatives to further the development of the supply chain.
  • Collaborate with Engineering and R&D to improve overall system performance and ensure system reliability.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert developing a knowledge base to be used across the organization.
  • Adhere to and provide active support to company policies and procedures.
  • Support other key company initiatives as required.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors or Masters in Chemical, Bioprocess or Biomedical Engineering.
  • Experience with pharmaceutical single-use systems, including disposable bioreactors and purification products.
  • Experience working with 2D and 3D CAD.
  • Knowledge and experience with a variety of materials used in medical devices and their manufacturing processes.
  • Expertise in medical elastomeric tubing (biocompatibility and mechanical properties).
  • Experience working within a collaborative and deadline-driven team.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of process engineering and automated industrial systems an asset.
  • Experience with Pharma regulations an asset.
  • Experience with product family development an asset.

What do we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive health, dental and life insurance benefits including MSP coverage
  • Three weeks paid vacation from your start date
  • Flexible work space with every employee having an Apple laptop, you are able to schedule video meetings and attend conferences via video link from remote locations
  • We focus on professional development and personal growth; we have a range of internal and external training opportunities available
  • Innovative and collaborative work environment with a thriving culture

We are always looking for extraordinary and talented individuals to bring new vision, inventive methods and the confidence to progress at Vanrx Pharmasystems. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our growing team, we are constantly thriving by giving our employees the freedom to contribute to making the world a better place.

How to apply

Please submit a tailored and personal cover letter along with your CV to careers@vanrx.com