Senior Manager, Analytical Development and Services
Job Description SummaryUse your analytical sciences knowledge and management experience to drive innovation as a Senior Manager of the Analytical Development and Services (ADS) team at STEMCELL Technologies! As a Senior Manager, ADS, you will lead an interdisciplinary team, and collaborate with stakeholders across the business to develop strategies to build knowledge and drive the characterization of critical quality attributes of STEMCELL’s diverse product portfolio. You’ll manage a team of Associates, Scientists, and Managers, and oversee the coordination and management of cross functional analytical development projects related to product quality. STEMCELL is committed to continuous improvement and innovative scientific research, and in this role you will contribute to the conceptualization and development of analytical techniques at the frontier of recombinant protein and nanoparticle characterization to support the entire lifecycle of STEMCELL’s products.
Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee the operations of the ADS team, including managing project timelines and analytical deliverables, assigning priorities, resource planning, and identifying training needs
Contribute proactively to the conceptualization of new strategic directions in the analytical field to support the entire lifecycle of STEMCELL products
Lead the development and implementation of innovative techniques and strategies for testing and characterizing STEMCELL products
Collaborate with subject matter experts across the business (i.e. Research and Development, Technical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, and Quality, and other departments as needed) to ensure that rigorous scientific, technical, and product quality expectations are achieved
Provide recommendations on development strategies including formulation design, product storage conditions, material compatibility, and qualification criteria using the results of multidisciplinary product development studies
Knowledge and Qualifications
Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or another relevant field
Minimum of 10 years of analytical development experience for liquid formulations and raw materials
At least 3 years of people management experience
Experience with analytical development for Quality Systems within a regulated manufacturing environment (e.g. pharmaceuticals, biotechnology) is strongly desired
Experience with analytical characterization of complex biological solutions, biological raw materials, and magnetic particles is an asset
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.
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.
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