Type of employment : Regular Business Line : Life Science Services Reporting to : Scientific Leader
Make an impact with SGS! Withmore than 97,000 employees and 2,600 offices and laboratories across theworld, SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliverquality and integrity to businesses across nine industries.
As the world’sleader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certificationservices, Forbes ranked the SGS Group as one of the world’s top multinationalsand one of the world’s most innovative companies.
The Dow Jones SustainabilityIndex has also recognized the SGS Group for its sustainability processes. InCanada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.
A Day in the Life of a Biotech Analyst at SGS Canada :
Execute and perform testing as per methods independently, following the company’s Standard Operating Procedures, Deviations and Change Control programs and cGMP guidelines.
Keep all records and notebooks in good order. Prepare reports and record data in timely manner.
In case of a testing failure, immediately report to the Supervisor / Department Head before proceeding further with the test.
Assist in the failure investigations.
Assist to prepare method SOP, validation protocol and validation report, and perform validation experiments.
Assist to trouble-shoot test methods / instruments.
Ensure that work order documentation is complete in every respect and all results are entered into Electronic Laboratory Information System or client’s Certificate of Analysis before submission to the QA reviewer.
Ideal Candidate :
BSc. or Masters in Biology-related fields or equivalent experience or training.
Minimum of 3 years of relevant laboratory work experience required.
Specific technical skills :
Knowledge of techniques in a biotechnology discipline, e.g. ELISA, DNA isolation, restriction enzyme digestions, PCR, protein expression / purification, SDS-PAGE / western blot, cell culture, bacteria culture.
Ability to perform routine bench and instrumental analysis
Ability to understand assay methods
A willingness to learn new analytical tests, instrumentation and procedures
Experience in computer programs e.g. Excel and Word
Must be highly organized and able to work effectively and efficiently in a demanding environment with frequently changing priorities
Ability to work well with others in a team environment & independently
Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail
Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.
SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process.
Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.
Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.