Operations Associate in Toronto at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Operations Associate – Biotechnology

Apex Life Sciences is searching for an Operations Associate for a 1 year contract (with the potential for permanent hire) based in Downtown Toronto. Our client is a small biotechnology company that is growing rapidly. We are searching for candidate with GMP experience, a biology/ biotechnology background and a confident, can-do attitude. This role would be implementing GMP projects in the cell and gene therapy field. This position is an immediate need so please apply today!


  • Operates inside the Commercial Cell and Vector Production (CCVP) GMP Facility
  • Develops Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in a GMP environment
  • Performs routine operation and/or cleaning of Cell and Gene Therapy related equipment
  • Provide training to end-users on equipment/system applicable SOPs.
  • Performs validations, process optimizations and process development activities
  • Develops and executes batch records to produce safe and high product
  • Adheres to applicable Environmental and Health Safety (EHS) SOPs to promote and sustain a safe environment for all employees
  • Be flexible and adaptable to work related changes as the company continues to evolve

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Life Sciences or a related field
  • Experience working in a GMP environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Technical writing skills
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Confident attitude
  • Quality systems experience
  • Experience with aseptic cell culture in a class II or above laboratory
  • Strong Computer and MS Office skills