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Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Trainer

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Manufacturing & Production
Charlottetown, P. E. I.

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Trainer

Title: Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Trainer
Location: Charlottetown, PEI (relocation provided)
Industry: Biomanufacturing

Who is our client?

Our client provides world-class technical skills development and training in life sciences specializing in biopharmaceutical manufacturing for Canada. It is a first-of-its-kind partnership in Canada between academia, industry, and government to address the future skills needs of the fast-growing bioscience sector.

With a specialization in biopharmaceutical manufacturing skills and training, our client delivers on the economic demand for individuals who are work-ready to enter, thrive and meet the needs of the Canadian bioscience industry. They offer multiple applied learning streams and pathways for individuals to acquire the hands-on technical training, theoretical knowledge, and professional skills to have a successful career in life sciences. 

What is the Unique Opportunity that Awaits You?
The purpose of this role is to develop and deliver training content to a wide variety of clients in the bioprocessing sector. The successful candidate will participate as a member of the Training Team and will support the Director of Technical Training across all relevant areas.

What Will You be Doing?
• Delivery of training material including lectures and practical content in biopharmaceutical processing operations.
• Day to day operation of pilot plant facilities and laboratory equipment in our client’s pilot production training facility.
• Delivery of customised training materials for clients onsite, online or offsite.
• Measurement of training effectiveness using a variety of assessment tools.
• Self-directed learning to ensure current knowledge of bioprocessing and an awareness of industry trends and advances.
• Implementation and maintenance of documentation for the facility and business activities (SOPs, production batch records, project proposals and technical reports).
• Ensuring safe operation and maintenance of laboratory and plant equipment and liaising with facilities team to resolve problems.
• Supporting our client in the delivery of new and expanded methods of training (e.g. eLearning, blended learning etc.)
• Hosting tours of the pilot production plant and attend business development meetings with prospective clients.
Any other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time by your manager.
Who are they Looking For?
You will hold a PhD in related scientific field (Life Science/Biopharmaceutical Processing/Engineering) OR a BSc/MSc in a related scientific field combined with relevant (bio) pharmaceutical industry experience. You will also have:
• Detailed practical knowledge of bioprocessing manufacturing operations is essential.
• Documented interest, knowledge, or experience in one or more of the following is desired:
o Vaccine manufacture
o QC Microbiology
o Sterile Fill Finish & aseptic processing of final drug product
o Automation for Biopharma (, LIMS etc.)
o QC Bioanalytics
o Drug Substance Manufacture
o Cell and gene therapies
• Motivated self-starter, capable of working under their own initiative as part of a busy and dynamic training team.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written communication and presentation-style communications skills are essential for this role.
• Demonstrated strength in oral, written, and presentation-style communications
• Be personable and operate with a high degree of integrity, transparency and professional values

- Relevant education in life sciences, preferably in biotechnology
- Minimum level of education attained is a master’s degree in a relevant field
- Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in bioprocessing manufacturing operations is required
- Knowledge of adult learning theory would be considered an asset
- Experience delivering biopharmaceutical and/or bioprocessing related training would be considered an asset
- Experience with biopharmaceutical facility design and construction would be considered an asset
- Knowledge of or experience with digital training development would be considered an asset
- Experience with the sourcing, purchasing and installation of biopharmaceutical processing equipment would be considered an asset
- Bilingual would be considered an asset.

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