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New Beta Innovation Canada Limited

Process Lead, Production

Burnaby, BC
Full Time


New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.


Reporting to the Manager/ Senior Manager, Production, the incumbent will lead the manufacturing process activities and will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of quality as it relates to process and product.

The incumbent will need to be flexible with their work hours and schedule and may be required to perform shiftwork to fulfil manufacturing requirements. Pre-employment medical and annual medical examination may be required to fulfil regulatory requirements.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop the Process team
  • Plan, organize, and monitor manufacturing activities in accordance with cGMP
  • Facilitate effective technical transfer of manufacturing process from HK Head Office to NBI-CA
  • Ensure alignment with corporate regarding quality systems, policies, procedures and standards
  • Develop instructions and SOPs relating to production and ensure their strict implementation
  • Ensure timely and effective communication of risks, quality, or compliance issues to appropriate personnel
  • Maintain facilities and equipment in accordance with cGMP standards and requirements (including calibration, process, and cleaning validation)
  • Support the inspection, investigation, and taking of samples, in order to monitor factors which may affect product quality
  • Manage and coordinate process optimization and scale-up development work as required
  • Execute department schedules including production and packaging, facility cleaning and disinfection
  • Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve productivity and maximize efficiency
  • Be present on the production floor to support and give directions to team members
  • Perform other duties as required 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biochemical engineering, process engineer, chemical engineer or equivalent engineering discipline is essential
  • Minimum 5 years downstream processing experience in biological manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge of aseptic processing is a must (liquid dose or injectables)
  • Good working knowledge of GMP and regulatory requirements for products in major markets (such as FDA, EMA, HC, TGA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Work efficiently with the ability to be innovative and identify creative solutions
  • High proficiency in MS Word and good writing skills
  • Strong sense of pride in ownership and quality of work
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage competing tasks and projects
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong attention to detail and time management


The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

Biotechnology Manufacturing and Production