R&D Operator II, Pharmaceutical Sector for our client in the west end.

Job CategoryManufacturing Assembly
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline July 31, 2020
Experience Required1 year
Job DurationTemporary
Education RequiredCollege Diploma

MaxSys is currently looking for a R&D Operator II, Pharmaceutical Sector for our client in the west end.
We are currently hiring a full-time R&D Operator II for a 1 year contract at our Ottawa, ON client’s medical cartridge manufacturing facility. The shift is a 4×4 (4 days on, 4 days off).
As a member of the Lab Services Team, you will be part of a group working to execute cartridge builds and maintain laboratory equipment. You will work within an established quality system to execute task requests on time, in full, and in a cost-effective manner in order to support R&D project deliverables.
General Accountability
?  Assist with various aspects of manual cartridge assembly involving various cartridge builds, ranging from simple to more complex configurations.
? Work under regular supervision, assisting with the completion of routine and non-routine tasks in accordance with the direction provided, applicable SOPs, and established work routine.
? Solves problems using preestablished concepts, practices and procedures.
? Monitor supplies required for R&D lab operations and update inventory to assure an uninterrupted supply for experimental work.
? Assist with EHS lab-related initiatives such as chemical inventory control and participation in inspections or any other tasks required.
? Assist with performing experiments, involving activities including cartridge testing, as required, to support R&D project and other deliverables.
? Communicate as well as interface with and serve the needs of various stakeholders related to laboratory management. This requires a good deal of flexibility and the capacity to manage a fluctuating workload.
? Understands and complies with EHS and Quality related policies, procedures and guidelines.
? Be flexible to assist with any other miscellaneous tasks or duties as required. 
Key Competencies
• Ability to plan, organize and prioritize own daily work independently and with minimal supervision
• Handling a large amount of work efficiently and effectively.
• Ensuring that work accomplished is accurate in all relevant aspects.
• Acquiring and demonstrating knowledge of safety and health procedures.
• Effectively adapting to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and sudden or frequent changes in priority in order to accomplish objectives.
• Staying motivated even when faced with inevitable delays, setbacks and priority shifts..
• Emphasizing technical resources, applying them effectively, and keeping abreast of the latest developments in new technologies to assess their possible application (and/or ensure their successful implementation) within the work place.
• Physical effort requiring manual dexterity and ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to clearly and concisely convey information, orally and written.
Desired Laboratory skills
• Ability to work effectively, respectfully and with tact and diplomacy within a small group- required.
• Experience working within a laboratory, manufacturing or clean room setting (>1 year) – required
• Ability to learn quickly, adapt to change and work independently with minimal supervision – required
• Ability to handle a large amount of work efficiently and effectively – required
• Ability to work accurately and precisely and have excellent manual dexterity – required
• Adheres and advocates to highest safety standards – required
• Ability to train peers on new procedures or processes – required
• Experience working with analytical and/or assembly equipment (>1 year) – an asset
• Experience working within a regulated laboratory environment – an asset
• Experience writing/preparing operational procedures, forms and templates – an asset
• Demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills – an asset
• Obtained and applied previous safety training – an asset
Desired Information Technology skills
• Proficient with Office Suite applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) – required
• Experience working with MS Excel (intermediate or better) to record data, maintain inventories and metrics and log sheets – required
• Experience with inventory management – an asset
Language: English
If you meet all the above requirements, please send your resume today to Katherine Spallin at: 
*Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted and the position could be filled prior to closing date. Thank you*