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Building Services Assistant, Lab

LocationVancouver, British Columbia
Job ID R0004309 Date posted 07/04/2022

Job Description Summary

If you are looking to start your career or grow within the biotech industry, this could be a great opportunity to start! The Building Services Assistant, Labs is responsible for supporting and contributing to the organization and operational efficiency of core lab and building systems. Responsibilities include lab waste and material management, lab and equipment support and administration. This person is the face of the Facilities team that will interact directly with the lab teams. If this sound as an exciting opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you!

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily lab waste management, including recycling, disposal and decontamination of waste.
  • Monitoring of incubators.
  • Operate autoclaves to prepare sterile materials, reagents, and equipment.
  • Ensure that operations and maintenance are conducted in accordance with STEMCELL's Quality Management Systems (QMS), including ISO13485 documentation deficiencies and non-conformances and complete reports as required.
  • Monitor and maintain daily inventory of supplies.
  • Adhere to and contribute to promoting a high level of safety within the lab and building environments.


  • Post-secondary certificate or diploma in Trade or technology.
  • 0 to 3 years of relevant experience in facilities operations and/or lab support services.
  • Experience in a Biotech or regulated industry preferred.
  • Customer focused mindset with excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel) with the ability to learn new programs as required.
  • First Aid / Safety knowledge is an asset.

Physical Requirement(s):

  • This position requires standing for extended periods of time, repetitive tasks and/or lifting heavy objects on a regular basis (up to 40 lbs).

This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL’s vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.

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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 significant career development opportunities.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply. 

Create an account by selecting the create account button.  You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number.Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!


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