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New Beta Innovation Canada Limited

Shift Engineer, Engineering and Maintenance

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
7 days ago

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 Assistant Manager/ Senior Manager, E&M, the incumbent will work within a technical team to complete ongoing equipment and facilities activities. Equipment and systems will be located in a clean-room facility (controlled environment) purpose built for production of a sterile pharmaceutical product. To be successful in this role the incumbent will need to work well in a regulated environment and collaborate closely with others to ensure the success of the team and smooth, continuous operation of the facility.

This position may be required to work on a 24/7 shift rotation, including weekend and statutory holidays as needed. Flexibility is required for shift schedules based on business requirements. Pre-employment medical and medical re-examination may be required annually to fulfil regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out scheduled calibration tasks on utilities, production, and quality control equipment
  • Schedule and oversee external maintenance and calibration activities for equipment
  • Perform equipment maintenance or repair work, troubleshooting and engineering analysis
  • Work with procurement to order equipment and spare parts as required according to stock requirements
  • Develop and review facility/equipment related documents such as SOPs, maintenance records, change requests, deviations, and investigation reports
  • Ensure strict implementation of company policies, SOPs and GMP regulations
  • Maintaining overall process control parameters for various environmental monitoring systems
  • Able to individually start up, shutdown, and troubleshoot various NBI utilities.
  • Perform other tasks as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Must have at a minimum 5th Class Power Engineering certificate which is active for use in BC or completed both Boiler Safety and Refrigeration Safety awareness certificates with minimum 1 year of experience in a 5th class facility
  • 4th Class Power Engineering certificate or working towards it is considered an asset
  • Previous experience working in a pharmaceutical or cGMP manufacturing is considered asset
  • Demonstrated understanding of safe work practices and safety systems
  • Solid technical understanding of steam and power production, compressed air systems and water for injection systems
  • Strong mechanical skills and comfortable using hand tools
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces and at heights
  • Lockout/tag out experience is an asset
  • Possession of a valid level 1 First Aid Certificate is an asset
  • Experience with technical writing and good documentation practices (GDP)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels in the organization
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage competing tasks
  • Resourceful and able to problem solve
  • Attention to detail and good 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 Engineering