Process Development Associate

Job Description Summary
Do you enjoy continuously learning in a fast-paced, innovative environment and building relationships with collaborators. As a Process Development Associate you will work alongside experienced scientists who collaborate closely on delivering robust and innovative processes for the manufacture of biologics products. This is a fantastic opportunity to support STEMCELL’s next phase of growth and contribute towards our mission of Scientists Helping Scientists and supporting cutting edge research in the life sciences field.
Job Description

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

The Associate will implement scalable recombinant protein production processes from microbial cell culture to meet project timelines.

Execute batch production and other manufacture operations.

Contribute to development of products & processes and technology transfer.

Contribute technically in cross-functional projects and non-conformance investigations.

Author laboratory notebook records, process descriptions and flow charts, process development reports, and other documentation/technical reports as needed for progression of assets.


Typically required BSc (0-2 years) relevant experience.

Good understanding of recombinant protein expression.

Hands-on experience with microbial fermentation using shaker flasks or bioreactors.

Hands-on experience with development and scale-up of microbial cell growth and lysis methods.

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including with boosters) against COVID-19, as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders.

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Application Closing Date: 
1 December 2022