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Project Coordinator, Custom Products

LocationVancouver, British Columbia
Job ID R0001946 Date posted 07/23/2019

Job Description Summary

The Project Coordinator will work within the Process Development Operations team to support the commercialization of products as they move to market with a focus on custom requested products. The candidate will also work proactively to identify continuous improvement opportunities, improve operational efficiencies and reduce waste. This position will have an exciting opportunity to contribute to both big and small initiatives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interact with cross-departmental team members to ensure projects or activities are progressing, including identifying and reporting roadblocks to ensure speedy resolution

  • Interpret new custom orders, providing cost estimates and identifying any formulation or format issues

  • Coordinate a variety of meetings, projects and activities related to design/technology transfer and product commercialization, including tracking and following up on timelines and deliverables, progress reports, agendas, meeting minutes, action items and database management

  • Accurate and efficient transfer of knowledge and data from a product innovation system to an ERP transactional system

  • Proactively address operations business needs with creative solutions

  • Measure operational efficiency through the implementation of key metrics

  • Ensure documentation is maintained to appropriate quality standards


  • BSc with 0 to 4 years relevant experience

  • Working knowledge within an ERP structure an asset (SAP experience an asset but not required)

  • Knowledge of Google and MS Office suite of products

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Highly professional and adaptable with proven judgement and discretion

  • Demonstrate initiative, creative, and organizational skills, with keen attention to detail

  • Product development work experience in biotech/pharma an asset

  • Business/finance experience an asset

  • Project or program coordination experience an asset

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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