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Why join Caprion-HistoGeneX?

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If you are passionate about science, strive for new challenges in a fast-pace environment, and ready to work in a highly collaborative organization, join Caprion-HistoGeneX and help shape the future of precision medicine.

We are a leading global CRO laboratory with headquarters in Canada. Our mission is to accelerate precision medicine by providing comprehensive testing solutions and biomarker research to the top global pharmaceuticals and biotech companies.  We are committed to providing superior science through proactive partnerships with our clients.

A scientific team that upholds the highest quality standards

More than your traditional CRO, we have a scientist-to-scientist approach and our culture is one of flexibility, accessibility, and service excellence. We are looking for science enthusiasts driven by innovation and eager to join a diversified team of scientists.

At Caprion-HistoGeneX we are committed to giving our team the very best. Join us as we continue to expand internationally and be part of the future of precision medicine.

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GO FURTHER

  • Exciting and superior scientific environment with a multidisciplinary team of experts
  • Multiple growth opportunities and career development plan

MOVE WITH CONFIDENCE

  • The assurance that comes from working for an established leader
  • The reputation of a scientific team that upholds the highest quality standards

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

  • The opportunity to significantly contribute to the next generation of life-changing drugs in precision medicine
  • Join a global CRO where your expertise matter and contributions can be felt

Our Values:

  • Collaboration
  • Customer Excellence
  • Respect
  • Trust & Accountability

 

Our Job Opportunities

 

Event

Speed Interviewing Event

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2021
10:00AM-3:00PM

What is Speed Interviewing:

Speed Interviewing is a virtual career fair, which is taking place on Saturday, January 23rd, 2021, from 10:00am-3:00pm. Candidates will submit their resume via the Caprion Career Page and the selected applicants will be screened / interviewed through Microsoft Teams by an HR representative. 

Available Positions:

  • Research Assistants
  • Data Analysts
  • Principal Scientists
  • Trainers
  • Sample Reception & Instrumentation Technicians

Step by Step Process:

Step 1: Submit resume via Caprion’s Career Page.

Step 2: Selected candidates will receive an email from an HR representative with a time (20mins) for an initial screening via Microsoft Teams.

Step 3: If the screening with the HR representative is successful, the candidate will then meet directly with the hiring manager for an interview (20mins).

Immunecarta

Quality Control Reviewer

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

The Quality Control Reviewer incumbent will perform quality control activities which are relevant to his/her field of expertise and linked to assigned projects. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Review data (tables, forms, calculations, etc.) and reports, as assigned;
  • Report findings to immediate supervisor to identify improvement opportunities;
  • Help in implanting good quality control practices;
  • Prepare the documentation to be transferred to the archives at the end of a project;
  • Complete tasks in compliance with GLPs, driving documents, and current procedures.

Education

  • B.Sc. in Biosciences (or a related field).

Required Experience and Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and GCP (Good Clinical Practices) regulations
  • At least 1 year of equivalent experience
  • 1 to 2 years of work experience in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Basic scientific knowledge in biochemistry and immunology
  • Bilingualism – Verbal and written in French and English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • High degree of initiative, sense of urgency and flexibility

Réviseur de données de contrôle qualité

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Le technicien de contrôle qualité est chargé d’effectuer une variété de tâches liées au contrôle de la qualité.


Principales Responsabilités

  • Vérifier les données (tableaux, formulaires, calculs, etc.) et les rapports;
  • Transmettre les résultats au superviseur immédiat afin d’identifier les occasions d’amélioration;
  • Participer à la mise en œuvre des bonnes pratiques de contrôle de la qualité;
  • Préparer la documentation à transférer aux archives à la fin des projets;
  • Effectuer les tâches conformément aux BPL, aux normes et aux procédures en vigueur.

Éducation

  • Baccalauréat en biosciences (ou un domaine connexe).

Expérience et compétences requises

  • 1 à 2 ans d’expérience professionnelle dans l’industrie biopharmaceutique
  • Au moins 1 an d’expérience en contrôle de la qualité
  • Connaissance des BPL (bonnes pratiques de laboratoire) et des BPC (bonnes pratiques cliniques)
  • Connaissances scientifiques de base en biochimie et en immunologie
  • Bilinguisme (français et anglais, oral et écrit)
  • Connaissance des programmes de la suite Microsoft Office, notamment Word et Excel
  • Souci du détail
  • Bonnes compétences organisationnelles et capacité à prioriser
  • Forte capacité d’initiative, sens de l’urgence et faire preuve de flexibilité

Scientifique Principal - Immunologie

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Établi au centre-ville de Montréal, avec des sites en Europe et aux États-Unis, Caprion est un chef de file en recherche sous contrat connaissant une forte croissance. Depuis notre fondation en 2000, nous fournissons des services spécialisés d’analyse bioanalytique et de découverte de biomarqueurs, mettant à profit notre expertise de pointe dans les domaines de la protéomique, de la surveillance immunitaire clinique, de l’immunologie et de la bio-informatique. En faisant équipe avec nos scientifiques, nos clients accèdent à une équipe scientifique unique et de calibre international.

Sommaire

Le scientifique principal chez Caprion Biosciences, au sein de l’unité d’affaire ImmuneCarta, est le lead scientifique pour les études en immune monitoring en support aux essais cliniques et aux études pré-cliniques. Le scientifique principal participe au design, au développement et à la validation des essais in vitro. De plus, il est le premier point de contact avec les Sponsors, leurs fournissant un sommaire des données, des présentations et des rapports. Il participe aussi au troubleshooting. Finalement, le scientifique principal est en charge des aspects scientifiques et réglementaires des études en immune monitoring.

Principales Responsabilités

  • Supervise la planification et l'avancement des études et des projets sous sa responsabilité;
  • Réalise et prépare des plans de travail spécifiques aux études et prépare les documents justificatifs pour les essais et les protocoles de suivi de la réponse immunitaire; discute avec la direction et obtient les approbations nécessaire, le cas échéant;
  • Participe à l'élaboration de nouveaux tests in vitro selon les besoins des clients, y compris la phase qualification et validation des essais;
  • Travaille en étroite collaboration avec le personnel du laboratoire (ex. assistants de recherche et techniciens) affectés à ses projets;
  • Veille à ce que les projets soient réalisés selon les délais établis; à ce que les retards soient communiqués de manière proactive aux clients avec un plan d'action pour réduire les retards au minimum;
  • Identifie les contraintes de ressources et travaille avec la direction pour les résoudre et améliorer la productivité;
  • Participe à la préparation des présentations et des publications en collaboration avec les clients lorsque cela est possible;
  • Interagit régulièrement avec les clients, les sites cliniques et la direction de Caprion pour résoudre sans délai tout problème lié au projet à la satisfaction du client. Documente les interactions et les communications liées aux études;
  • Participe activement à la préparation et la conduite des audits pour les clients ou les organismes réglementaires.

Formation Requise

  • Ph.D. ou formation équivalente en sciences de la vie, de préférence en immunologie, virologie, microbiologie ou biologie moléculaire.

Expérience et Connaissances Exigées

  • Un minimum de 5 ans d'expérience dans un poste équivalent en industrie;
  • Connaissance en immunologie moderne et  être à jour concernant la littérature actuelle, les méthodologies de suivi de la réponse immunitaire et de la conception et de la réglementation des essais cliniques;
  • Connaissance et expérience avec les techniques de cytométrie en flux et les applications génériques dans le domaine du suivi de la réponse immunitaire;
  • Connaissance de la conception de tests, ainsi que la manipulation de données complexes d’essais de cytométrie multiparamétriques;
  • Connaissance des analyses en milieu cellulaire pour suivre l’évolution des réponses immunitaires acquises et naturelles;
  • Expérience de travail avec les logiciels d’analyse de données en cytométrie en flux et d’analyse statistiques;
  • Connaissance et compréhension suffisantes des normes GLP et d'autres directives réglementaires pour effectuer des études GLP;
  • Excellentes aptitudes de communication avec des collaborateurs internes et les clients;
  • Expérience en gestion de projets et faire preuve de solides aptitude en planification et organisation;
  • Parle couramment le français et l'anglais (écrit et parlé).
  • Approche de travail méthodique et systématique;
  • Capable d’établir des priorités;
  • Démontre et applique un niveau avancé de compréhension et de compétences analytiques pour interpréter les données et en tirer des conclusions dans les objectifs du projet;
  • Démontre un esprit critique et créatif;
  • Communique clairement et avec confiance et possède d'excellentes compétences interpersonnelles;
  • Capacité à travailler sur plusieurs tâches en même temps dans un environnement dynamique.

Conditions de travail

  • Doit être disposé à exercer des fonctions ou à superviser des activités dans des installations de niveau de sécurité biologique (NSB) 1 ou 2 où les échantillons biologiques peuvent être soit naturellement ou expérimentalement infectés par des virus potentiellement dangereux tels que le VIH, le VHC ou le CMV.

General

Principal Scientist - Immunology

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Summary

The Principal Scientist is responsible for the overall conduct of studies in different immune-therapeutic area, overseeing experimental testing design, as well as formulating conclusions and recommendations for next steps. The incumbent has the ability to present Caprion capabilities to clients in a compelling way demonstrating value and differentiation as support function to Business Development activities as well as presentation of results to Sponsor and scientific meetings. The incumbent is ensuring that the timelines and milestones of a study are met by proactively assessing foreseeing challenges, assessing impact of deviations and overall quality of the study conduct.

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversees the planning and progress of studies and projects under her/his responsibility;
  • Designs and prepares detailed study-specific work plans and support documentation for protocols and assays; discusses with management and obtains approval as appropriate;
  • Participates in the development of new in vitro assays as per client needs, including the assay qualification and validation phase;
  • Instructs laboratory personnel (e.g. research assistants and technicians) assigned to  her/his projects;
  • Ensures that projects are conducted as per established timelines and delays are communicated in a proactive manner to clients with action plan to minimize the delays;
  • Identifies resource constraints and inefficiencies and works with management to resolve;
  • Prepares preliminary and final reports;  
  • Ensures that all study-related data is appropriately maintained and archived;
  • Participates in the preparation of presentations and publications in collaboration with clients when possible;
  • Interacts regularly with clients, clinical sites and Caprion management to address project issues in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the client.  Documents study-related interactions and communications properly;
  • Actively participates in the preparation and conduct of audits for clients or regulatory bodies.

Education

  • Ph.D. or equivalent training in life sciences, preferably in immunology, virology, microbiology or molecular biology.

Experience and Skills Required

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in an equivalent position in the industry or in an academic environment;
  • Knowledge and experience with  multi-parametric flow cytometry techniques and its generic applications in the field of IM including testing design as well as handling complex data set of multi-color panels;
  • Knowledge of modern immunology and kept abreast with current literature, IM methodologies and clinical trial design and regulations;
  • Knowledge of cell-based assays to monitor adaptive and innate immune responses;
  • Experience working with FlowJo, Pestle, Spice, Prism and Excel
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GLP studies;
  • Experience in project management;
  • Experience with client management;
  • Strong communication ability;
  • Approaches work methodically and systematically;
  • Establishes priorities from among a number of demands;
  • Demonstrates and applies advanced level of understanding and analytical skills to interpret data and draw conclusions within the project goals;
  • Critical and creative thinker;
  • Communicates clearly and confidently and has excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Skilled at working in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.

Director of Finance/Controller

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the Controller/ Director of Finance contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing financial tasks for the organization. The Controller / Director of Finance will support the maintenance of all necessary reporting, policies & procedures, and systems including the safeguarding of assets and  the internal control framework .  Additionally, this role will be directly responsible for all internal and external reporting requirements and will ensure recently implemented ERP system is adequately functioning.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements and monthly reporting package to shareholders
  • Manage the full accounting cycle for all legal entities
  • Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year end closing process and financial statement preparation and corporate policies.
  • Analyze accounts, reports, journal entries, ledgers and other accounting documents for accuracy, adequacy, and reasonableness.
  • Provide VP of Finance and executive team with ongoing understanding of the company’s current financial position relative to budget, as well as any exposures or opportunities with regard to the key variables that impact on the budget.
  • Primary liaison with external auditors.
  • Preparation of year-end working paper files and year-end consolidated/combined financial statements and notes.
  • Assist with the preparation of complex tax returns, multi company legal structure.
  • Prepare periodic and ad hoc reports as required by management, including project costing and margin/profitability reports.
  • Develop, implement, enhance, and maintain internal controls and management tools.
  • Review and assess current accounting practices and recommend / implement improvements to internal controls and business processes
  • Key contributor of financial in due diligence opportunities (M&A, Financings, etc.)
  • Oversee cash management in the company including forecasts, credit, foreign exchange, collection and disbursement policies and procedures.
  • Mentor and grow junior staff to rapidly take on increasing levels of responsibility
  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation of the R&D Tax Credits
  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting through coordination with the FPA group
  • Oversee the accounting function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
  • Review policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate

Qualifications Required

  • University degree and preferably a Chartered Accountant (“CA”) / Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) with audit experience.
  • 10+ years of experience (Healthcare / Life Sciences experience preferred).
  • Possess a broad exposure to general accounting, general ledger, payroll and financial planning.
  • Experience with complex GAAP accounting and required disclosures specifically linked to M&A opportunities and complex organizational structures with multi-currency.
  • Excellent taxation knowledge with significant experience in SR&ED claims.
  • Experienced in areas of business and process improvement (including significant automation) in support of the company’s operations and strategic goals. 
  • Knowledge of the scientific or R&D sector is an asset
  • Strong attention to detail, good judgment, and hands on approach. 
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central an asset.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to handle stress in a highly entrepreneurial and growing environment.  Comfortable in self-governing, “roll up the sleeves” and hands-on environment.  He/she has the ability to work effectively with a team of senior executives demonstrating appropriate toughness and resilience.
  • A team player who is highly motivated and interested in building effective organizations, working closely with the VP of Finance and Finance team.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.  Strong interpersonal skills to and the ability to deal with a wide range of individuals at all levels, both inside and outside the company.
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is required

Directeur des services financiers/Contrôleur

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Objectif de l’emploi

Relevant du vice-président des services financiers, le contrôleur/directeur des services financiers contribue au succès général de l’entreprise grâce à une gestion efficace des tâches financières. Le directeur des services financiers/contrôleur contribue à la mise en place de tous les rapports, politiques et procédures et systèmes nécessaires au bon déroulement des activités, y compris la protection des actifs et le cadre de contrôle interne. En outre, le candidat ou la candidate est directement responsable de toutes les exigences en matière de rapports internes et externes et doit s’assurer que le système ERP récemment mis en place fonctionne de façon appropriée.

Principales tâches et responsabilités

  • Préparer des états financiers mensuels consolidés et des rapports mensuels pour les actionnaires
  • Gérer du cycle comptable complet pour toutes les entités juridiques
  • Gérer le processus de clôture de fin de mois, de trimestre et de fin d’exercice, la préparation des états financiers et des politiques d’entreprise.
  • Analyser les comptes, rapports, écritures au journal, grands livres et autres documents comptables pour s’assurer qu’ils sont exacts, complets et raisonnables.
  • Aider le vice-président des finances et l’équipe de direction à mieux comprendre la situation financière actuelle de l’entreprise par rapport au budget, ainsi que toute exposition ou occasion concernant les variables clés qui ont un impact sur le budget.
  • Assurer la liaison principale avec les vérificateurs externes.
  • Préparer des dossiers, des documents de travail de fin d’exercice et des états financiers consolidés/combinés de fin d’exercice et des notes complémentaires.
  • Assister à la préparation de déclarations fiscales complexes et de structure juridique multisociétés.
  • Préparer des rapports périodiques et ad hoc selon les besoins de la direction, y compris l’évaluation des coûts des projets et les rapports de marge/rentabilité.
  • Développer, mettre en œuvre, améliorer et maintenir les contrôles internes et les outils de gestion.
  • Examiner et évaluer les pratiques comptables actuelles et recommander / mettre en œuvre des améliorations aux contrôles internes et aux processus opérationnels  
  • Agir comme contributeur financier clé dans les occasions de diligence raisonnable (fusions et acquisitions, financements, etc.)
  • Superviser la gestion de la trésorerie de l’entreprise, y compris les prévisions, les politiques et procédures de crédit, de change, de recouvrement et de décaissement.
  • Encadrer et faire évoluer les employés subalternes pour qu’ils puissent rapidement assumer des responsabilités de plus en plus importantes
  • Orienter les décisions financières en établissant, en contrôlant et en appliquant des politiques et des procédures.
  • Aider à la préparation des crédits d’impôt pour la R et D
  • Examiner les résultats mensuels et mettre en place un rapport mensuel sur les écarts grâce à la coordination avec le groupe FPA
  • Superviser la fonction comptable, y compris la tenue du grand livre, des comptes fournisseurs, des comptes clients et de la paie
  • Revoir les politiques et les procédures afin de garantir que les informations relatives au personnel et aux finances sont sécurisées et stockées conformément à la loi en vigueur
  • Gérer l’acquisition des immobilisations et s’assurer que les actifs sont correctement enregistrés, amortis et cédés comme selon les besoins

Compétences requises

  • Diplôme universitaire et de préférence un comptable agréé (« CA ») / expert-comptable (« CPA ») possédant de l’expérience en vérification.
  • Plus de 10 ans d’expérience (expérience dans le domaine des soins de santé/sciences de la vie de préférence).
  • Solide expérience en comptabilité générale, gestion du grand livre, de la paie et de la planification financière.
  • Expérience en comptabilité PCGR complexe et en divulgations requises spécifiquement liées aux occasions de fusions et acquisitions et aux structures organisationnelles complexes avec multidevise.
  • Excellente connaissance de la fiscalité avec une expérience significative des demandes de RS&DE.
  • Expérience dans les domaines de l’amélioration des activités et des processus (y compris une automatisation importante) à l’appui des activités et des objectifs stratégiques de l’entreprise. 
  • Connaissance du secteur scientifique ou de la R et D un atout
  • Grande attention aux détails, bon jugement et approche pratique. 
  • Excellente maîtrise de Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint et Word ainsi que des logiciels de comptabilité (par exemple Great Plains).
  • Solide éthique du travail et capacité à gérer le stress dans un environnement à fort caractère entrepreneurial et en pleine croissance. À l’aise dans un environnement autonome, rigoureux et pratique. Capacité de travailler efficacement avec une équipe de cadres supérieurs faisant preuve de ténacité et de résilience appropriées.
  • Esprit d’équipe, très motivé et intéressé par la création d’organisations efficaces, travaillant en étroite collaboration avec le vice-président des finances et l’équipe des finances.
  • Excellentes compétences en matière de communication, tant écrite qu’orale.  Solides compétences interpersonnelles et capacité à traiter avec un large éventail de personnes à tous les niveaux, tant à l’intérieur qu’à l’extérieur de l’entreprise.
  • Bilinguisme (anglais et français) requis

Trainer

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

POSITION SUMMARY

The trainer is responsible for: a) training new staff on work practices, documentation and Caprion procedures b) monitor the laboratory work and documentation of the personnel, c) ensure that personnel have completed their documentation appropriately, d) bring support to team members as needed, e) provide input on improvement opportunities, f) review and update general SOPs as needed, and g) develop and maintain the training program at Caprion.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Train new staff on work practices, documentation, and procedures
  • Monitor the laboratory work and documentation of the assigned personnel
  • Ensure that assigned personnel have completed their documentation appropriately
  • Bring support to team members; availability to answer questions and guide staff
  • Train staff on proper work practices
  • Provide input on improvement opportunities to enhance efficiency and productivity
  • Review and update general SOPs in collaboration with management
  • Perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION

  • B.Sc. in Bioscience (Immunology)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous laboratory and training experience in a Contract Research Organization (CRO) operating to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge and experience working in a GLP, GCLP environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organization skills
  • Good leadership skills

Technicien(ne) de la logistique d'échantillons

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Sommaire du poste

Caprion recrute un(e) technicien(ne) expérimenté(e) et qualifié(e) en logistique d’échantillons pour travailler en étroite collaboration avec les équipes opérationnelles sur la logistique et le suivi des envois internationaux liés à des essais cliniques.

Principales responsabilités

  • Aider à la coordination entre sites d’essais cliniques, transporteurs et clients afin d’organiser, contrôler et garantir la livraison d’échantillons d’étude ou de réactifs d’étude en temps opportun;
  • S’assurer que les sites d’essais cliniques et/ou laboratoires centraux envoient des échantillons conformes aux besoins d’expédition et à l’échéancier et aider à la prise de mesures correctives appropriées lorsque ce n’est pas le cas;
  • Contacter les sites d’essai cliniques pour confirmer la date de collecte des échantillons et s’assurer que la collecte est planifiée selon les besoins;
  • Communiquer avec les transporteurs pour planifier les collectes d’échantillons avec le matériel d’emballage nécessaire et faire le suivi des expéditions;
  • Aider le courtier en douanes, lorsque nécessaire, pour des problèmes éventuels liés aux expéditions;
  • Aviser le laboratoire et l’équipe scientifique des échantillons entrants, de leur statut de livraison et de leur arrivée;
  • Valider les conditions d’expédition adaptées et la livraison ou informer de tout écart ou non-conformité de la livraison aux personnes concernées (y compris les sites d’essai clinique et les clients/collaborateurs);
  • Rassembler et évaluer les rapports de données de température des échantillons et les envoyer aux clients;
  • Si nécessaire, analyser les formulaires de réception;
  • Aider à garantir que l’information relative à la collecte des échantillons est appropriée pour permettre le suivi et le rapprochement efficaces des échantillons;
  • Aider à la préparation des expéditions d’échantillons et des réactifs d’étude partant vers les sites d’essai clinique et/ou clients/collaborateurs;
  • Préserver la documentation pertinente sur les tâches en cours, conformément aux procédures d’utilisation normalisées, aux règlements sur les BPL et aux directives de bonnes pratiques cliniques en laboratoire en vigueur.

Formation

  • Baccalauréat avec minimum 3 ans d’expérience dans le domaine de la logistique internationale d’essais cliniques

 

Principales exigences du poste

  • Grand souci du détail et volonté de fournir un travail de qualité
  • Excellente gestion du temps et compétences organisationnelles afin de respecter les échéances dans un environnement dynamique qui évolue rapidement
  • Compétence en communication et en relations interpersonnelles
  • Capacité à travailler de façon autonome ou en équipe
  • Attitude professionnelle et positive
  • Habileté à la résolution des problèmes et sens de l’initiative
  • Bilingue en anglais et en français (à l’écrit comme à l’oral)
  • Maîtrise de la suite Microsoft Office, notamment Excel
  • Maîtrise d’un SGIL
  • Connaissance du règlement de l’IATA
  • Connaissance des exigences en matière d’expéditions internationales telles que les permis d’importation/exportation, les déclarations en douane, les formulaires des agences de règlementation (p. ex. pour l’USDA, les CDC)
  • Une expérience antérieure dans un environnement de BPL/bonnes pratiques cliniques en laboratoire est un atout;
  • Les horaires de travail peuvent impliquer de s’occuper de situations spéciales pendant les soirées ou fins de semaine

Sample Logistics Technician

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

Caprion is seeking a Sample Logistics Technician to work closely with the Operations teams for the logistics and tracking of international clinical trial shipments.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assists in coordinating clinical sites, couriers and clients to organize, monitor and ensure the delivery of study samples or study reagents in a timely manner;
  • Checks that clinical sites and/or central laboratories send samples according to agreed shipping needs and schedule, and assists in taking corrective actions when not the case;
  • Contacts clinical sites to confirm sample collection dates and verifies pick-up is scheduled as needed;
  • Contacts couriers to schedule sample pick-ups with needed packaging material and to follow-up on the shipments tracking;
  • Assists the customs brokers when needed for situations related to shipments;
  • Notifies the laboratory and scientific team of the incoming samples, their delivery status and their arrival;
  • Confirms proper shipment conditions and delivery or communicates any discrepancies or shipment non-conformities to related individuals (including clinical sites and/or clients/collaborators);
  • Compiles and evaluates temperature data reports and sends them to clients;
  • Reviews reception forms when needed;
  • Assists in ensuring that sample collection information is adequate for effective sample tracking and reconciliation;
  • Assists on preparing the outgoing shipments of samples and study reagents to clinical sites and/or clients/collaborators;
  • Maintains documentation relevant to the tasks at hand as per appropriate SOP and applicable GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree – with 1+ year of experience in related clinical trial international logistic field

 

Main Requirements

  • Strong attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team;
  • Positive and professional attitude;
  • Problem solving skills and good sense of initiatives;
  • Bilingual - English and French (spoken and written);
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, specifically Excel;
  • Experienced with a LIMS is an asset;
  • Knowledge of IATA regulations is an asset;
  • Knowledge of international shipment requirements such as import/export permits, customs declaration, regulation agencies forms (ex. USDA, CDC) is an asset;
  • Experience in working in a GLP/GCLP environment is an asset;
  • Work schedule may imply solving situations during evenings and weekends.

Laboratory Group Leader

Location:  Gosselies

Position Summary:

The Laboratory Group Leader at Caprion is accountable for daily management of laboratory Research Assistants. In this role, he/she is responsible for scheduling laboratory work for all ongoing studies.  The Laboratory Group Leader ensures that staff is appropriately trained and proficient with all techniques used and follows up on staff performance.  The Laboratory Group Leader also monitors the quality of laboratory work and documentation to ensure compliance with applicable requirements.

Responsabilities:

  • Performs the day to day staff management for assigned team;
  • Schedules and coordinates laboratory work for all ongoing and upcoming projects, establishing priorities and resolving scheduling conflicts along with other group/team leaders;
  • Works with other team leaders to ensure staff is properly allocated;
  • Provides technical skills for the conduct of methods (flow cytometry, ELISpot),
  • Ensure technical/scientific integrity of assays conducted;
  • Ensures by regular inspections that the staff executes the work according to GLP and Caprion SOP and CSP;
  • Plans and oversees training of the laboratory staff to ensure proficiency in the methods used;
  • Ensures that the staff performs the work in an efficient manner;
  • Coaches staff on how to perform work appropriately and efficiently;
  • Implements appropriate and effective corrective actions in the laboratory to minimize GLP deficiencies;
  • Identifies staff training requirement and areas for career development;
  • Follows-up with assigned staff on performance;
  • Participates in audits performed by government agencies or clients;
  • Performs biobanking-related activities (sample reception, tracking and inventory) in compliance with applicable procedures;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Conditions of the Current Position:

  • Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in Bio Safety Level (BSL) 1 or 2 facilities where biological samples may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous virus such as HIV, HCV, or CMV;
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.
  • This position can involve evening and/or week-end work.

Profile:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Life Sciences or equivalent, preferably in Immunology
  • At least 3 years as team manager.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a team leader.
  • Practical knowledge of general laboratory operations, with focus on biological analysis techniques;
  • Good knowledge of the following techniques: blood sample processing, cell counting, and cell cryopreservation techniques, cell culture techniques, immunostaining procedures, immune monitoring techniques including flow cytometry and ELISpot;
  • Excellent knowledge of Quality Systems, such as GCP, GCLP, ISO/IEC 17025, 15189 and CAP;
  • Knowledge of procedures and protocols for containment of biohazardous material, safety procedures and guidelines.

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent leadership skills;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Flexible to guide team within and outside business hours:
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions, especially under short timelines and when dealing with complex situations;
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Able to prioritize his/her work as well as the work of others;
  • Excellent communication (French and English).
  • Strong quality mindsed.

Chef de groupe de laboratoire

Location:  Gosselies

Résumé de la position:

Le chef de groupe de laboratoire de Caprion est responsable de la gestion quotidienne des assistants de recherche de laboratoire. Dans ce rôle, il / elle est responsable de la planification des travaux de laboratoire pour toutes les études en cours. Le chef du groupe de laboratoire s'assure que le personnel est correctement formé et compétent avec toutes les techniques utilisées et assure le suivi des performances du personnel. Le chef de groupe de laboratoire surveille également la qualité du travail et de la documentation du laboratoire pour garantir la conformité aux exigences applicables.

Responsabilités:

  • Effectuer la gestion quotidienne du personnel pour l'équipe assignée;
  • Planifie et coordonne les travaux de laboratoire pour tous les projets en cours et à venir, établissant les priorités et résolvant les conflits d'horaire avec d'autres chefs de groupe / équipe;
  • Travaille avec d'autres chefs d'équipe pour s'assurer que le personnel est correctement affecté;
  • Fournit des compétences techniques pour la conduite des méthodes (cytométrie en flux, ELISpot),
  • Assurer l'intégrité technique / scientifique des tests effectués;
  • S'assure par des inspections régulières que le personnel exécute le travail conformément aux BPL et Caprion SOP et CSP;
  • Planifie et supervise la formation du personnel du laboratoire pour assurer la maîtrise des méthodes utilisées;
  • S'assure que le personnel exécute le travail de manière efficace;
  • Encadre le personnel sur la façon d'effectuer le travail de manière appropriée et efficace;
  • Met en œuvre des actions correctives appropriées et efficaces dans le laboratoire pour minimiser les lacunes en BPL;
  • Identifie les besoins en formation du personnel et les domaines de développement de carrière;
  • Faire un suivi auprès du personnel affecté sur le rendement;
  • Participe à des audits réalisés par des agences gouvernementales ou des clients;
  • Effectue des activités liées à la biobanque (réception d'échantillons, suivi et inventaire) conformément aux procédures applicables;
  • Effectue d'autres tâches assignées.

Conditions spéciales de la position:

  • Doit accepter d'exécuter des tâches ou de superviser des activités dans des installations de niveau de sécurité biologique (BSL) 1 ou 2 où les échantillons biologiques peuvent être infectés naturellement ou expérimentalement par des virus potentiellement dangereux tels que le VIH, le VHC ou le CMV;
  • L'employé est personnellement responsable du respect des directives / instructions en matière de santé et de sécurité.

Profil:

  • B.Sc. ou M.Sc. en sciences de la vie ou équivalent, de préférence en immunologie.
  • Au moins 3 ans en tant que chef d'équipe.

Connaissances requises:

  • Expérience de travail avérée en tant que chef d'équipe.
  • Connaissance pratique des opérations générales de laboratoire, en mettant l'accent sur les techniques d'analyse biologique;
  • Bonne connaissance des techniques suivantes: traitement des échantillons sanguins, comptage cellulaire et techniques de cryoconservation des cellules, techniques de culture cellulaire, procédures d'immunocoloration, techniques de surveillance immunitaire, y compris la cytométrie en flux et ELISpot;
  • Excellente connaissance des systèmes qualité, tels que GCP, GCLP, ISO / CEI 17025, 15189 et CAP;
  • Connaissance des procédures et des protocoles de confinement des matières biologiques dangereuses, des procédures de sécurité et des directives.

Compétences requises:

  • Excellentes compétences en leadership;
  • Excellentes compétences en organisation et en gestion du temps pour respecter les délais dans un environnement en évolution rapide;
  • Flexible pour guider l'équipe pendant et en dehors des heures d'ouverture:
  • Capacité à prendre des décisions appropriées, en particulier dans des délais courts et dans des situations complexes;
  • Capacité à effectuer plusieurs tâches à la fois.
  • Capable de prioriser son travail ainsi que celui des autres;
  • Excellente communication (français et anglais).
  • Esprit de qualité solide.

Le masculin est utilisé par facilité.

Entrevue Éclair

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

SAMEDI 23 JANVIER 2021
10h à 15h

Qu’est-ce que l’entrevue éclair:

L’évènement entrevue éclair est un salon de l’emploi virtuel, qui se déroule le samedi 23 janvier 2021, de 10h à 15h. Les candidats devront soumettent leur curriculum vitæ sur la page Carrière de Caprion et les candidats sélectionnés seront présélectionnés/interviewés par un représentant des RH sur Microsoft Teams.

Emplois disponibles:

  • Assistants de recherche
  • Analystes de données
  • Scientifique Principaux
  • Formateurs
  • Techniciens en réception et instrumentation d’échantillons

Déroulement:

Étape 1: Soumettez votre curriculum vitæ via la page Carrière de Caprion.

Étape 2: Les candidats sélectionnés recevront un courriel d’un représentant des RH pour céduler l’entrevue avec les RH. Celle-ci durera 20 minutes.

Étape 3: Si la présélection auprès du représentant des RH est réussie, le candidat rencontrera alors directement le gestionnaire en entrevue sur MS Teams toujours.

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Scientifique - Spectrométrie de Masse

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Sommaire

Caprion Biosciences Inc. est à la recherche d'un candidat hautement motivé à se joindre à l’équipe de spectrométrie de masse. Le titulaire du poste jouera un rôle clé en prenant part aux études touchant le profilage de peptides par LC-MS, le séquençage de peptides par MS, le développement de méthodes SRM et cibler les peptides par l’analyse et l’interprétation des données SRM. En plus, le titulaire du poste sera aussi impliqué dans la préparation des échantillons de fluides biologiques et de tissus utilisant une variété de techniques tel que l’immuno-déplétion, la digestion et l’analyse par Chromatographie SCX-HPRP, en suivant les Bonnes Pratiques de Laboratoires (GLP), les Procédures Standards d’Opérations (SOP) et les Bonnes Pratiques de Documentation (GDP).

Responsabilités

  • Travaille sur différentes études impliquant le profilage de peptides par spectrométrie de masse;
  • Effectue la maintenance des équipements de spectrométrie de masse et le troubleshooting;
  • Effectue l'analyse approfondie et l'interprétation des données pour chaque expérience;
  • Travaille en étroite collaboration avec les différentes équipes;
  • Participe au troubleshooting, à l’investigation et CAPA;
  • Tiens à jour la documentation en lien avec les études conformément aux règles GLP;
  • Vérifie la performance des équipements et enregistre les activités dans les logbooks;
  • Vérifie les analyses en spectrométrie de masse en soirée et la fin de semaine lorsque nécessaire;
  • Exécute les tâches générales de laboratoires;
  • Effectue les procédures d’immuno-déplétion incluant le clean-up d’échantillon (ex : déplétion, digestion, le fractionnement, le dessalage) sur un grand nombre d’échantillons biologiques.

Compétences Requises

  • Baccalauréat ou Maîtrise en sciences de la vie, chimie ou biochimie (ou champ connexe).
  • Un minimum de 3 années d'expérience dans l’opération et le maintien des équipements de spectrométrie de masse
  • Connaissance en spectrométrie de masse en en préparation d’échantillons
  • Bonnes aptitudes en analyses de données et en interprétation des résultats
  • Connaissance et bonne compréhension des règles GLP
  • Faire preuve de minutie, d’attention aux détails et s’assure de bien documenter
  • Démontre un souci du travail bien fait
  • Bonne gestion de temps et organisation afin de rencontrer les échéanciers dans un environnement dynamique en constante évolution.
  • Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles et capacité à travailler dans un esprit de collaboration au sein d'une équipe de recherche dynamique.

Condition de travail

  • Travailler dans un environnement BSL2;
  • Doit suivre les directives de santé et sécurité.

Scientist - Mass Spectrometry

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Summary

Caprion is seeking a highly-motivated and enthusiastic Scientist for its Mass Spectrometry Proteomics team. This individual will play a key role in performing studies involving peptide profiling by LC-MS, peptide sequencing using tandem MS, SRM method development, and targeted peptide SRM data analysis and interpretation. In addition, the Scientist may also be involved in sample preparation of biological fluids and tissue study samples involving a variety of techniques such as immuno-depletion, digestion and analysis by SCX/HPRP Chromatography following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Documentation Practices.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform studies involving biomarker discovery and quantitation using mass spectrometry;
  • Data analysis, interpretation and reporting of scientific results;
  • General MS maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Work in a close collaboration with a cross-functional team;
  • Participate in troubleshooting, investigations and CAPA;
  • Maintain study-related documentation according to GLP and regulatory guidance;
  • Monitor performance of equipment and record activities in equipment logbooks;
  • Monitor MS analysis on evenings and weekends, as needed;
  • Perform general laboratory duties;

Main requirements and skills

  • Minimum of B.Sc. Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in operation and maintenance of mass spectrometers;
  • Sample preparation and mass spectrometry knowledge;
  • Data analysis and interpretation skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations;
  • Good record keeping, attention to detail and commitment to achieve good quality work;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Capacity to prioritize and organize workload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Ability to work in a team;

Work Conditions

  • Must accept to perform duties and supervise activities in BSL2 environment;
  • Responsible for following Health and Safety Guidelines;
  • Work Schedule: Day and occasionally evening or weekend in function of the project, flexible work hours, full time, 5 days/week

Principal Scientist - Immunology

Location:  Pyrmont , Sydney

Caprion Biosciences Inc. is a leading clinical research organization (CRO) laboratory in immune monitoring, protein characterization and tissue pathology solutions for immunotherapy and drug development. We are located in Montreal, California, Chicago, Belgium, UK, Australia and in China. Employees at Caprion are true scientific partners working together to enhance people’s health and quality of life.

Summary

The Principal Scientist is responsible for the overall conduct of studies in different immune-therapeutic area, overseeing experimental testing design, as well as formulating conclusions and recommendations for next steps. The incumbent has the ability to present Caprion capabilities to clients in a compelling way demonstrating value and differentiation as support function to Business Development activities as well as presentation of results to Sponsor and scientific meetings. The incumbent is ensuring that the timelines and milestones of a study are met by proactively assessing foreseeing challenges, assessing impact of deviations and overall quality of the study conduct. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversees the planning and progress of studies and projects under her/his responsibility;
  • Designs and prepares detailed study-specific work plans and support documentation for protocols and assays; discusses with management and obtains approval as appropriate;
  • Participates in the development of new in vitro assays as per client needs, including the assay qualification and validation phase;
  • Instructs laboratory personnel (e.g. research assistants and technicians) assigned to  her/his projects;
  • Ensures that projects are conducted as per established timelines and delays are communicated in a proactive manner to clients with action plan to minimize the delays;
  • Identifies resource constraints and inefficiencies and works with management to resolve;
  • Prepares preliminary and final reports;  
  • Ensures that all study-related data is appropriately maintained and archived;
  • Participates in the preparation of presentations and publications in collaboration with clients when possible;
  • Interacts regularly with clients, clinical sites and Caprion management to address project issues in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the client.  Documents study-related interactions and communications properly;
  • Actively participates in the preparation and conduct of audits for clients or regulatory bodies.

Education

  • Ph.D. or equivalent training in life sciences, preferably in immunology, virology, microbiology or molecular biology.

Experience and Skills Required

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in an equivalent position in the industry or in an academic environment;
  • Knowledge and experience with multi-parametric flow cytometry techniques and its generic applications in the field of IM including testing design as well as handling complex data set of multi-color panels;
  • Knowledge of modern immunology and kept abreast with current literature, IM methodologies and clinical trial design and regulations;
  • Knowledge of cell-based assays to monitor adaptive and innate immune responses;
  • Experience working with FlowJo, Pestle, Spice, Prism and Excel
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GLP studies;
  • Experience in project management;
  • Experience with client management;
  • Strong communication ability;
  • Approaches work methodically and systematically;
  • Establishes priorities from among a number of demands;
  • Demonstrates and applies advanced level of understanding and analytical skills to interpret data and draw conclusions within the project goals;
  • Critical and creative thinker;
  • Communicates clearly and confidently and has excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Skilled at working in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.

Project Lead

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead Method Validation and Sample Analysis studies based on approved driving documents;
  • Works in collaboration with the Principal Scientists, Lead Scientists, Research Assistants in the lead of studies to deliver quality data on time;
  • Plan required experiments based on the timelines, priorities and requirements, working in collaboration with Schedulers/Group Leaders/Managers;
  • Writes and reviews SOP/CSP;
  • Ensure staff have read driving documents and are trained on method prior to performing the work;
  • Prepares and/or reviews experimental documentation for assigned studies;
  • Prepares and/or complete associated documentation relevant to the studies as per applicable procedures;
  • Attend study initiation meetings for their assigned studies;
  • Ensure Lead Scientists have sufficient (and qualified) reagents to perform the work;
  • Follow up on deviations and note to file (ensure they are observed, initiated, impact evaluated and closed in a timely manner);
  • Initiate and maintain the study binder throughout the study;
  • Ensure expected study samples have been received, logged, analyzed, destroyed (if applicable) or returned (if applicable);
  • Follow-up on sample manifest and ensure sample discrepancies are resolved;
  • Understands all activities required for proper execution of lab work ;
  • Ensures required study documents are completed, reviewed, approved;
  • Prepare binders for QA submission, submit studies to QA and answer QA reports;
  • Assists group leaders and/or managers in their responsibilities;
  • Ensure SOPs and CSPs are compliant and technically sound;
  • Ensure any assigned staff are qualified for their studies and execute the work properly;
  • Responsible for coaching, mentoring, training and day to day interaction with the Lead Scientists and Research Assistants;
  • Provides recommendations for quality improvements as well at a technical level for excellent laboratory execution;
  • Provide strong leadership to foster communication and promote team building.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biosciences or related field

Required Experience and Skills

  • Knowledge of the GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and GCP (Good Clinical Practices) regulations.
  • 1 to 2 years of work experience in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of equivalent experience
  • Scientific knowledge in biochemistry and immunology
  • Capacity to multitask and work on multiple projects in parallel under strict time constraints and perform under pressure
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • High degree of initiative, sense of urgency and flexibility
  • Experience coaching and training employees
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong track record delivering projects on schedule and scope
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous with great attention to detail
  • Bilingual – Verbal and written in French and English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel

Technicien de laboratoire

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Sommaire

Le technicien de laboratoire fournit un soutien dans la préparation d’expériences (solutions, consommables, étiquettes) et dans la préparation d’échantillons et de solutions. Il/elle effectuera des expériences en laboratoire conformément aux méthodes PON. Les tâches supplémentaires comprendront également (mais sans s’y limiter) l’entretien, la maintenance des équipements, la réception des réactifs et du matériel, ainsi que l’inventaire. Le technologiste médical travaillera dans un environnement BPL et CAP/CLIA.

Principales Responsabilités

  • Prépare les échantillons selon différentes techniques : isolation cellulaire à partir d’échantillons sanguin, comptage, décongélation, cryopréservation;
  • Apporte un support général dans la préparation des expériences tel que l’identification des plastiques et la préparation des étiquettes ;
  • Prépare les solutions et les aliquotes de réactifs;
  • Fait la maintenance, la calibration et le nettoyage des équipements;
  • S’assure de remplir les stocks lorsque vide et fait l’inventaire;
  • S’occupe de l’archivage.

Formation

  • Technique en technologie d’analyses biomédicales ou formation équivalente.

Expérience et compétences

  • 1 an d’expérience en laboratoire;
  • Expérience de travail avec une armoire de sécurité biologique dans des conditions stériles;
  • Expérience de travail avec les PBMC (isolement par Ficoll ou CPT, cryoconservation, décongélation, comptage avec hémocytomètre);
  • Expérience dans un environnement BPL/GCLP, un atout;
  • Être organisé et rigoureux dans son travail;
  • Capacité à bien documenter son travail et souci du détail;
  • Dynamique, et motivé.

Environnement de travail

  • Être à l’aise à travailler dans un BSL 2 avec des échantillons biologiques de la COVID-19.

Technicien(ne) - Gestion des échantillons

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Sommaire du poste


Caprion est actuellement à la recherche d’un technicien(ne) chevronné(e) de la gestion des échantillons pour travailler en étroite collaboration avec les équipes des Opérations à, recevoir et gérer les échantillons ainsi que les réactifs et le matériel.
 

Principales Responsabilités
 

  • Reçoit et gère l’inventaire et le stockage des échantillons
  • Confirme les conditions d’expédition et de livraison Communiquer toute anomalie ou non-conformité aux personnes concernées (y compris les sites cliniques /les clients / collaborateurs).
  • Fait le suivi des échantillons entre le stockage et le laboratoire
  • Prépare les envois d’échantillons et de réactifs qui doivent être envoyés aux sites cliniques / clients / collaborateurs.Gère  la réception des réactifs,du matériel et de l’inventaires
  • Tenir à jour les bases de données des réactifs et deséchantillons
  • S’assure dela température des différents espaces de stockage (de la température ambiante à la température cryogénique)
  • Maintenir la documentation relative aux tâches à accomplir conformément aux Bonne Pratiques Cliniques et aux Bonnes Pratiques de Laboratoires

 

Formation
 

  • Baccalauréat en sciences

Exigences principales
 

  • 1 an d’expérience pertinente
  • Souci du détail et soucis du travail bien fait
  • Excellentes capacités à bien organiser son temps et ses tâches;
  • Capacité à travailler dans un environnement qui évolue rapidement
  • Solides habilités à communiquer et à collaborer avec ses pairs et avec les collaborateurs externes
  • Être à l’aise à documenter
  • Faire preuve d’autonomie
  • Attitude positive et professionnelle et capacité à prendre des initiatives
  • Bilingue – français et anglais
  • Maîtrise de la suite MS Office, notamment Excel

Laboratory Technician

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Summary

The laboratory technician provides support in experiment preparation (solutions, consumables, labels) and in samples and solution preparation. He/she would perform lab experiments in compliance to method SOP.  Additional tasks would also entail (but not limited to), would be maintenance and upkeep of equipment, reception of reagents and materials as well as inventory. The laboratory technician will work in a GLP as well as CAP/CLIA environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs sample preparation such as cell isolation from blood sample, cryopreservation, thawing, counting.
  • Performs lab experiment in compliance to method SOP
  • Provides general support in experiment preparation such as plastic identification and labels preparation.
  • Prepares solutions and reagent aliquots;
  • Performs equipment maintenance, calibration, and cleaning.
  • Replenishes stocks materials and perform inventories.
  • Performs files archiving.

Education

  • DEC in Laboratory Technology, preferably with a biotechnology specialization.

Required Experience and Skills

  • 1-year experience in laboratory;
  • Experience in working with a biological safety cabinet using sterile conditions.
  • Experience in working with PBMC (isolation by Ficoll or CPT, cryopreservation, thawing, counting with hemocytometer).
  • Experience in a GLP/GCLP environment an asset.
  • Organized and rigorous in the conduct of their work.
  • Good record keeping skills and attention to detail.
  • Dynamic, and motivated.

Additional information

  • Candidates will be working with COVID-19 samples.

Research Assistant

Location:  Fremont , CA

Summary

Performs complex immune monitoring assays for clinical samples. Participates in writing of procedures (SOP/CSP). Trains other laboratory personnel on technical procedures/methods. Records associated documentation relevant to the tasks at hand as per appropriate SOP and applicable GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct complex experiments (blood processing, cell cryopreservation, ELISA, multi-parametric flow cytometry assays);
  • Prepares and reviews documents for laboratory assay work including assay forms and/or worksheets
  • Assits in the planning of experiments and helps in various activites (scheduling, preparation of reagents, documentation, etc) pertaining to the optimal operation of a clinical laboratory
  • Trains other laboratory members on complex immunoassay methods for flow cytometry
  • Write Equipment and Method SOP/CSP as required;
  • Maintains all records and documents relevant to the tasks performed in the laboratory in compliance with GLP/GCP regulations and GCLP guidelines.

Education

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Life Sciences, preferably in immunology, or Cell/Molecular Biology.

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 1-3 years' experience in a similar position is preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge in human blood sample processing and cell cryopreservation techniques, cell culture methods, cellular staining procedures using flow cytometry;
  • Knowledge and understanding of working in a GLP/GCP compliant regulatory laboratory to conduct experimental procedures per defined technical SOPs, with experience of handling biohazardous materials, and understand safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Ability to handle a relatively high volume of clinical sample procesing and analysis, using immunoassay techniques.
  • Good organizational and documentation skills.

Directeur - Ressources humaines

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Caprion – HistoGeneX est une société en pleine croissance et un laboratoire de recherche clinique de premier plan qui fournit des plateformes intégrées de pointe pour effectuer la surveillance immunitaire, la génomique, l’histopathologie et la protéomique à l’industrie pharmaceutique et biotechnologique. Nos laboratoires spécialisés favorisent le développement et l’évolution de la médecine de précision en prenant en charge l’ensemble du cycle de développement des médicaments, depuis les essais précliniques jusqu’aux essais cliniques de phase finale en passant par les diagnostics complémentaires, conformément aux accréditations de qualité et réglementaires rigoureuses.

Nos laboratoires situés au Canada (Montréal, Québec), en Europe (Anvers & Gosselies, Belgique), aux États-Unis (Californie & Chicago), en Australie et en Chine (Jining) nous permettent d’offrir nos services à l’échelle mondiale. 

Le poste de directeur des ressources humaines (Canada) de Caprion - HistoGeneX est une occasion passionnante pour un responsable des RH chevronné d’aider une entreprise à passer au niveau supérieur. Vous serez, notamment responsable de l’élaboration et de la mise en œuvre des initiatives en matière de ressources humaines, en accord avec les objectifs stratégiques de l’entreprise.
 

Ce poste est orienté sur la pratique visant à équilibrer Les volets stratégiques et tactiques tout en gérant l’ensemble des programmes de RH, y compris l’acquisition et la gestion des talents, la rémunération et les avantages sociaux, le développement et l’engagement des employés, les politiques et la conformité.

 

Vous aurez à mettre à profit votre expérience, votre passion et votre connaissance des ressources humaines pour améliorer les processus et les politiques en matière de ressources humaines et vous servirez de partenaire à l’équipe de direction de Montréal en faisant preuve de créativité, d’empathie et d’intégrité.

 

Vous relèverez du vice-président mondial, ressources humaines, basé à Montréal.

 

 

Vos responsabilités principales seront les suivantes :

  • Diriger et gérer l’équipe montréalaise de spécialistes des ressources humaines et de la paie afin d’assurer le bon déroulement des activités liées aux ressources humaines et à la paie
  • Améliorer continuellement la fonction d’acquisition de talents pour qu’elle soit de plus en plus prédictive dans le cadre des efforts visant à anticiper les besoins de recrutement et l’évolution de la dynamique de la main-d’œuvre de Caprion
  • Gérer l’ensemble du processus de recrutement et de sélection ainsi que la mise en place des programmes d’intégration
  • Encourager les relations avec les employés et répondre de manière proactive aux problèmes de relations avec les employés en identifiant les problèmes et en proposant des solutions
  • Gérer le système d’évaluation des performances de Montréal avec l’objectif de stimuler l’amélioration du rendement des chefs d’entreprise
  • Surveiller et communiquer les mesures de RH à la direction et fournir une aide décisionnelle aux dirigeants d’entreprise
  • Appuyer les programmes de changement dans l’entreprise et agir en tant qu’agent de changement
  • Soutenir l’organisation des finances, compris les budgets et les salaires
  • Collaborer avec l’équipe de direction en ce qui a trait à la planification de la relève et les stratégies de rétention du personnel
  • Concevoir et mettre en œuvre des procédures de RH conformes à la réglementation du travail
  • Élaborer et contrôler les stratégies, les systèmes, les tactiques et les procédures globales en matière de RH dans l’ensemble de l’entreprise
  • Élaborer des plans de rémunération et d’avantages sociaux pour le Canada; évaluer et réviser les programmes en fonction des changements d’orientation politique et de l’analyse des tendances
  • Évaluer les besoins de formation et suivre les plans de formation et de développement
  • Planifier et harmoniser la culture et le message de la marque relativement talents internes et externes
  • Exécuter divers projets liés aux RH
  • Agir comme acteur clé dans le domaine des ESG (initiatives environnementales, sociales et de gouvernance liées à la confidentialité des données, à l’engagement des employés et à l’engagement social)
  • Favoriser un environnement de travail positif et encourager les initiatives d’engagement des employés.

 

Exigences du profil:

  • Certificat ou diplôme supérieur en gestion des ressources humaines ou dans un domaine connexe
  • Sept ans ou plus d’expérience pertinente en gestion des ressources humaines avec une expertise dans les fonctions générales des ressources humaines. Une expérience dans le secteur des sciences de la vie est un atout
  • Capacité démontrée à atteindre les objectifs stratégiques pour les RH et l’entreprise
  • Capacité avérée à gérer les processus fondamentaux des RH tels que la gestion des talents, la planification de la relève et les relations avec les employés.
  • Expérience avérée dans le développement et la gestion de programmes de ressources humaines tels que le recrutement ou l’intégration
  • Solides compétences en matière de communication, notamment la maîtrise de l’anglais et du français, la capacité à travailler avec des homologues étrangers et l’aisance à négocier
  • Capacité à prendre des décisions commerciales judicieuses et de faire des recommandations fondées sur des preuves à la direction générale.
  • Esprit pragmatique
  • Capacité à présenter des informations devant un auditoire important et animer des ateliers
  • Capacité à organiser les ressources (personnes, financement, matériel et soutien) pour faire avancer les choses ainsi qu’à effectuer plusieurs tâches en même temps et établir des priorités
  • Connaissance et expérience des concepts, des pratiques et des procédures de recrutement, de préférence dans un environnement à volume élevé et dynamique
  • Connaissance de la mise en place de programmes de rémunération concurrentiels pour les niveaux d’ancienneté.
  • Capacité à acquérir une connaissance du secteur et à fournir des solutions proactives et adaptées aux besoins des entreprises
  • Expérience de travail en étroite collaboration avec les parties prenantes concernant une variété de questions sensibles et capacité à faire preuve de discrétion et à traiter les informations confidentielles et privées de manière appropriée
  • Entregent et capacité à établir des relations solides et constructives avec des personnes à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur de l’entreprise
  • Autonomie et niveau élevé de motivation
  • Capacité à faire face aux changements et au rythme de travail

 

Nous offrons un poste passionnant et stimulant dans un environnement multinational, axé sur le client et où l’innovation est valeur commerciale essentielle.

Sample Management Technician

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

Caprion is seeking a Sample Management Technician to work closely with the Operations teams, receiving and managing samples as well as reagents and materials.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform the reception, inventory and storage of study samples
  • Confirm proper shipment conditions and delivery or communicate any discrepancy or shipment non-conformity to related individuals (including clinical sites and/or clients/collaborators)
  • Manage the sample tracking between the storage area and the laboratory
  • Prepare the shipments of samples and study reagents to send to clinical sites and/or clients/collaborators
  • Perform reception of reagents and material as well as inventories
  • Keep reagents and samples database updated
  • Manage storage space for the various storage temperatures (from ambient to cryogenic)
  • Maintain documentation relevant to the tasks at hand as per appropriate SOP and applicable GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines

 

Education

  • Collegial degree – with 1+ years of experience in industry setting

 

Main Requirements

  • Strong attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent record keeping
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Positive, professional attitude and ability to take initiative
  • Knowledge and understanding of French and English, oral and written, sufficient to carry out procedures and protocols
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, specifically Excel
  • Work schedule: Tuesday to Friday 10h30 to 18h30, Saturday 9h00 to 17h00

Human Resources Director

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Caprion - HistoGeneX is a fast growing company and is a leading clinical research laboratory providing state-of-the-art integrated platforms to perform immune monitoring, genomic, histopathology and proteomics to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Our specialized laboratories accelerate precision medicine supporting the entire drug development cycle, from preclinical through late stage clinical trials and companion diagnostics under stringent quality and regulatory accreditations.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in Canada (Montreal, Quebec), Europe (Antwerp & Gosselies, Belgium), the USA (California & Chicago), Australia and China (Jining).  

The Director, Human Resources (Canada) at Caprion – HistoGeneX is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR manager to help take a company to the next level. You will be responsible for developing and implementing the HR initiatives in alignment with the strategic objectives of the organization

This role is expected to be hands-on and balance the strategic with the tactical while managing the full range of HR programs, including talent acquisition and management, compensation and benefits, employee development, employee engagement, policies and compliance.

 

You will use your experience, passion for, and knowledge of human resources to further improve HR processes and policies and will serve as a partner to the Montreal Management Team with creativity, empathy and integrity
 

You report to the Global VP, Human Resources, based in Montreal.

 

 

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Lead and manage the Montreal team of HR & payroll specialist in order to deliver the HR & payroll activities
  • Continually enhance the talent acquisition function to one that is increasingly predictive in efforts to anticipate hiring needs and changing dynamics in Caprion’ s workforce
  • Manage the entire recruitment and selection process and set-up of onboarding programs
  • Foster employee relations and proactively respond to employee relations issues by identifying problems and suggesting solutions
  • Manage the Montreal performance appraisal system that drives high performance with business leaders
  • Monitor and report HR metrics to management and provide decision support to the business leaders
  • Support change programs in the organization and act as a change agent
  • Support the Finance organization with payroll budgets
  • Work with the leadership team on succession planning and people retention strategies
  • Design and implement HR procedures that comply with labor regulations
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
  • Develop compensation and benefit plans for Canada; evaluate and revise programs based on changes in policy direction and trend analysis
  • Assess training needs and monitor training and development plans
  • Plan and align the culture and brand message to both internal and external talent
  • Execute various HR projects
  • Is a key player in the ESG (environmental, social & Governance initiatives related to data privacy, employee and social engagement)
  • Nurture a positive working environment and drive employee engagement initiatives.

 

Profile requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Human Resources Management or related field
  • Seven or more years of relevant human resources management experience with an expertise in general human resources functions. Experience in life sciences industry is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to meet strategic objectives for HR and the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage HR core processes such as talent management, succession planning, and employee relations.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing HR programs such as recruiting or onboarding
  • Strong communication skills including proficiency in English & French, working with foreign counterparts and at ease negotiating
  • Able to make sound business decisions and evidence-based recommendations to senior management.
  • Strong Hands-on mentality
  • Comfortable presenting information in large groups and facilitating workshops
  • Can organize resources (people, funding, material, and support) to get things done and can multitask and prioritize
  • Knowledge and experience in recruiting concepts, practices and procedures, preferably in a high-volume and fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of building compensation competitive programs for seniority levels.
  • Ability to gain industry knowledge and provide pro-active and responsive solutions to business needs
  • Experience working closely with stakeholders on sensitive issues and demonstrates discretion and ability to handle confidential and private information appropriately
  • Interpersonally savvy and can relate well to people inside and outside of the organization. Builds appropriate rapport and builds constructive and effective relationships
  • Is autonomous and highly motivated
  • Can effectively cope with change and shift gears comfortably and quickly.

We offer an exciting and challenging position in a multinational environment where customer focus and innovation are key business values.

Data Analyst - Immunology

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

The Data Analyst performs a variety of analytic functions within the Caprion Biosciences Flow Cytometry Department. These functions include analysis and reporting of flow cytometry data and data from other platforms as needed.  The analyst works under the supervision of the Associate Director of the Data Analysis Unit to ensure accurate and timely completion of data analysis. Maintains study-related documentation as per GLP/GCLP and regulatory guidance.

The position requires to be available two weekends per month, from Wednesday to Sunday on the day shift

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyzes data as per Caprion SOPs;
  • Reviews data analyzed by other analysts and reports data as needed or instructed;
  • Assists as required in the organization of study data and associated information required for interim and final study reports;
  • Involved in implementation of new analytical/statistical tools to increase the data analysis throughput.

Education

M.Sc. or PhD in immunology.

Required Expertise and Skills

  • 2 years of experience data analysis in immunology
  • Multiparametric flow cytometry statistical analysis (FlowJo and BD FACSDiva software);
  • Good communication skills in English and knowledge of French an asset;
  • Strong computer skills and significant experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;
  • Detail-oriented person;
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment,
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a structured environment

Analyste de données - Immunologie

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Établi au centre-ville de Montréal, avec des sites en Europe, aux États-Unis et en Chine, Caprion est un chef de file en recherche sous contrat connaissant une forte croissance. Depuis notre fondation en 2000, nous fournissons des services spécialisés d’analyse bioanalytique et de découverte de biomarqueurs, mettant à profit notre expertise de pointe dans les domaines de la protéomique, de la surveillance immunitaire clinique, de l’immunologie et de la bio-informatique. En faisant équipe avec nos scientifiques, nos clients accèdent à une équipe scientifique unique et de calibre international.

Sommaire

L’analyste de données en immunologie occupe différentes fonctions au sein du département d'analyse de données. C’est fonctions incluent l’analyse et la production de rapports concernant les données en cytométrie en flux et de données provenant de d’autres plateformes. Le titulaire du poste se doit de maintenir la documentation en lien avec les différentes études à jour, selon les normes réglementaires tel que GLP/GCLP. Finalement, l’analyste de données relèvera de la directrice adjointe de l’unité d’analyse.

Principales Responsabilités

  • Analyse les données selon les SOP;
  • Révise les données analysées par ses pairs et produit des rapports selon les exigences du département;
  • Assiste lorsque requis dans l’organisation des données sur les études et de l’information requise pour les rapports d’études intérimaires et les rapports d’études finaux;
  • S’implique dans l’implantation de nouveaux outils analytiques et statistiques, afin d’améliorer l’efficacité du département d’analyse.

Éducation

  • Maîtrise en immunologie

Expérience

  • 0-6 mois d’expérience en analyse de données en immunologie;
  • Solides connaissances de la cytométrie en flux multi-paramètres (panels de plus de six couleurs);
  • Aptitudes en analyses statistiques;
  • Connaissance avancée de l’anglais écrit;
  • Connaissance des systèmes FlowJo, FACSDiva, R, et Prism;
  • Solides compétences avec la suite Office;
  • Être orienté vers les détails;
  • Habileté à travailler dans un environnement changeant;
  • Habileté à travailler de façon autonome et dans un cadre défini.

Principal Scientist - Immunology

Location:  Fremont , CA

Caprion Biosciences Inc. is a leading clinical research organization (CRO) laboratory in immune monitoring, protein characterization and tissue pathology solutions for immunotherapy and drug development. We are located in Montreal, California, Chicago, Belgium, UK, Australia and in China. Employees at Caprion are true scientific partners working together to enhance people’s health and quality of life.

Summary

The Principal Scientist is responsible for the overall conduct of studies in different immune-therapeutic area, overseeing experimental testing design, as well as formulating conclusions and recommendations for next steps. The incumbent has the ability to present Caprion capabilities to clients in a compelling way demonstrating value and differentiation as support function to Business Development activities as well as presentation of results to Sponsor and scientific meetings. The incumbent is ensuring that the timelines and milestones of a study are met by proactively assessing foreseeing challenges, assessing impact of deviations and overall quality of the study conduct. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversees the planning and progress of studies and projects under her/his responsibility;
  • Designs and prepares detailed study-specific work plans and support documentation for protocols and assays; discusses with management and obtains approval as appropriate;
  • Participates in the development of new in vitro assays as per client needs, including the assay qualification and validation phase;
  • Instructs laboratory personnel (e.g. research assistants and technicians) assigned to  her/his projects;
  • Ensures that projects are conducted as per established timelines and delays are communicated in a proactive manner to clients with action plan to minimize the delays;
  • Identifies resource constraints and inefficiencies and works with management to resolve;
  • Prepares preliminary and final reports;  
  • Ensures that all study-related data is appropriately maintained and archived;
  • Participates in the preparation of presentations and publications in collaboration with clients when possible;
  • Interacts regularly with clients, clinical sites and Caprion management to address project issues in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the client.  Documents study-related interactions and communications properly;
  • Actively participates in the preparation and conduct of audits for clients or regulatory bodies.

Education

  • Ph.D. or equivalent training in life sciences, preferably in immunology, virology, microbiology or molecular biology.

Experience and Skills Required

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in an equivalent position in the industry or in an academic environment;
  • Knowledge and experience with  multi-parametric flow cytometry techniques and its generic applications in the field of IM including testing design as well as handling complex data set of multi-color panels;
  • Knowledge of modern immunology and kept abreast with current literature, IM methodologies and clinical trial design and regulations;
  • Knowledge of cell-based assays to monitor adaptive and innate immune responses;
  • Experience working with FlowJo, Pestle, Spice, Prism and Excel
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GLP studies;
  • Experience in project management;
  • Experience with client management;
  • Strong communication ability;
  • Approaches work methodically and systematically;
  • Establishes priorities from among a number of demands;
  • Demonstrates and applies advanced level of understanding and analytical skills to interpret data and draw conclusions within the project goals;
  • Critical and creative thinker;
  • Communicates clearly and confidently and has excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Skilled at working in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.

Project Lead

Location:  Gosselies

Position Summary

Leads method validation, assay transfer and sample analysis studies based on approved driving documents. Prepares and/or reviews experimental documentation for assigned studies. Prepares and/or fills associated documentation relevant to the studies as per appropriate SOP/CSP and applicable regulatory requirements. Writes and reviews method procedures (SOP/CSP). Responsible for binder submission to QA and answering of QA audit reports.

Responsabilities:

  • Management of method validation, assay transfer and sample analysis studies;
  • Prepares and/or reviews worksheets related to studies;
  • Ensures personnel are trained and training appropriately documented;
  • Ensures high level documents are signed and acknowledged by personnel involved in the study;
  • Ensures study binders are up to date;
  • Follows up on assigned study inventory and sample manifest;
  • Follows up on deviations;
  • Follows up on QC review and ensures it is performed in a timely fashion;
  • Prepares and/or reviews of data tabulation and study related documents;
  • Works in collaboration with the Principal Scientists, the Research Assistants and the Research Associates ; coordinates with the relevant transversal units (e.g. Data Analysis, QC, Sample Management, QA) to deliver quality data on time;
  • Submits studies to QA and answers to QA reports;
  • Schedules experiments based on the timelines, priorities and requirements;
  • Writes and reviews method SOP/CSP;
  • Responsible for coaching, mentoring, training and day to day interaction with the Research Assistants and the Research Associates for assigned studies;
  • Performs biobanking-related activities (sample reception, tracking and inventory) in compliance with applicable procedures.

The applicant must : 

  • Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in Bio Safety Level (BSL) 1 or 2 facilities where biological samples may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous virus such as HIV, HCV, or CMV;
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.
  • This position can involve evening and/or week-end work.

Profile:

  • Master in Life Sciences or equivalent, preferably in Immunology.
  • Experience level can vary, however, a minimum of 2 years of experience in similar position is required.
  • Strong scientific knowledge;
  • Good knowledge of clinical study conduct;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of bioanalytical method validation guidelines and requirements;
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP, GCLP regulations to carry out GLP studies;
  • Knowledge of procedures and protocols for containment of biohazardous material, safety procedures and guidelines.

Biosample Management Specialist

Location:  Gosselies

Position Summary

Responsible for planning, organizing and overseeing the collection and shipping of biosamples to and from Caprion Biosciences S.A, to ensure timely delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicates with clinical sites, couriers and clients to track the delivery of study samples or study reagents on a daily basis;
  • Verifies that sample collection information is adequate for effective sample tracking and reconciliation;
  • Investigates and addresses discrepancies;
  • Ensures issues are resolved or escalated in a timely manner;
  • Tracks, reviews and updates the sample databases in a timely manner;
  • Organizes international shipments as per IATA regulations to and from Caprion laboratory using the appropriate documentation;
  • Participates in the writing and reviewing of Laboratory Manuals for clinical sites;
  • Assists the operational staff for the procurement of biological samples from different suppliers;
  • Assists the operational staff for the reception of biological samples;
  • Ensures all work is compliant with appropriate SOPs and all applicable regulatory requirements;
  • Defines and monitors Key Performance Indicators (KPI); 
  • Participates in the writing and reviewing of SOPs and associated worksheets/forms;
  • Applies Good Documentation Practices (GDP);
  • Ensures all work is compliant with appropriate SOPs and all applicable regulatory requirements;
  • Supervises and performs all biobanking-related activities (sample ordering, reception, documentation, tracking and inventory) in compliance with applicable procedures and according to the regulatory requirements.

The applicant must : 

  • Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in Bio Safety Level (BSL) 1 or 2 facilities where biological samples may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous virus such as HIV, HCV, or CMV;
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.
  • This position can involve evening and/or week-end work.

Profile:

  • Bachelor degree in Logistics or related field
  • Experience level can vary, however, a minimum of 2 years of experience in similar position is required.
  • Basic knowledge of key aspects related to transportation of biosamples, such as import/export regulation, customs, sample handling, logistical planning;
  • Knowledge of GCP, GCLP, and GLP regulations;
  • Good communication skills and is fluent in French and English (written and spoken).

Quality Control Reviewer

Location:  Gosselies

Position Summary:

Performs quality control activities relevant to her field of expertise. Reviews study experimental documentation and data based on appropriate driving documents, SOP/CSP following GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines. Review procedures (SOP/CSP).

Responsabilities:

  • Perform QC review on experimental paperwork in timely fashion.
  • Review data (tables, forms, calculations, etc.) and reports, as assigned;
  • Review data tabulation and study related documents;
  • Report findings to immediate supervisor to identify root cause and improvement opportunities;
  • Help in implanting good quality control practices;
  • Prepare the documentation to be transferred to the archives at study finalization; 
  • Review SOP/CSP;
  • Complete tasks in compliance with GLPs, driving documents and current procedures;
  • Work in collaboration with the Principal Scientists and Research Assistants to deliver quality data on time
  • Applies and train personnel on Good Documentation Practices (GDP);
  • Train personnel on QC review, as needed.
  • Performs biobanking-related activities (sample reception, tracking and inventory) in compliance with applicable procedures.

The applicant must : 

  • Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in Bio Safety Level (BSL) 1 or 2 facilities where biological samples may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous virus such as HIV, HCV, or CMV;
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.
  • This position can involve evening and/or week-end work.

Profile:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Life Sciences
  • Experience level can vary, however, a minimum of 2 years of industry experience in a similar position is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of GLP and GCLP regulations;
  • Basic knowledge in biochemistry and immunology;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel;
  • Knowledge of GCP, GCLP, ISO/IEC 17025 and GMP regulations;
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and French.

Program Management Assistant

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

Caprion is seeking a Program Management Assistant to work closely with Program Management and Operations teams, providing support to ensure tracking and invoicing of ongoing programs.

Main Responsibilities

  • Proactively completes project sheets and dashboard, and other tracking tools to assess project progression;
  • Assigns study codes and updates the Master Schedule;
  • Tracks milestones and deliverables for invoicing and performs invoicing;
  • Monitors FTE usage and pass-through charges and compiles reports as needed;
  • Monitors budgets and assesses percent completion, escalating as projects approach contract scope.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree – with 1+ years of experience in industry setting

Main Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to achieve good quality work;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent record keeping;
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team;
  • Positive, professional attitude and ability to take initiative;
  • Bilingual - English and French;
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, specifically Excel;
  • Knowledge of CRO or pharmaceutical setting is an asset.

Quality Assurance Manager

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Quality Assurance, the QA Manager has the overall responsibility for maintaining as well at enhancing the Quality Systems and providing support for standardization of procedures within the company for the assigned site/s in collaboration with QA Management. The position will oversee and manage Quality Assurance activities, ensuring GLP, GCP, Quality Processes, Training and Qualification.  She/he is also responsible for conducting and or scheduling internal (Facility, Study-Specific) and hosting external audits to assess compliance with regulations, and company procedures. In addition, she/he will serve as the Quality/GxP resource for supporting project teams at the assigned site/s in collaboration with QA Management.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop, implements, maintains and enhances Quality Systems and associated procedures; Involved in obtaining appropriate certification or accreditation (e.g. CAP, CLIA, GLP) as needed;
  • Updates and maintain Quality Assurance logs, databases, and generate metrics as needed;
  • Ensures Vendor audits are scheduled and conducted as required,
  • Provides GxP compliance, general QA support and guidance to personnel;
  • Schedules and conducts internal (Facility, Study-Specific) and external audits;
  • Reviews SOPs to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory and corporate standards;
  • Develops and writes QA SOPs;
  • Participates in the development and delivery of internal quality and regulatory training programs;
  • Assists management in the preparation for regulatory agency inspections and sponsor specific inspections;
  • Reviews and evaluates investigations, findings and resolutions, change control, CAPAs, non-conformances, and audit observations;
  • Reviews CAPAs to determine effectiveness, performs trend analysis and compile summary reports;
  • Recruitment and management of any QA auditors as required;
  • Ensures harmonization of QA audits and findings within site/s and company requirements.
  • Keeps up to date with current regulatory guidelines and regulations;
  • Communicates compliance risks to senior management;
  • Performs/coordinate audits for equipment and software validations;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Expertise and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • 5+ years of quality and/or compliance related experience in CRO industry, working in a regulated environment with direct QA responsibility and staff management;
  • Knowledge, understanding, and application of ISO/IEC 15189, GCP, EMA, OECD in relation to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and/or GCLP quality requirements;
  • Knowledge in Drug Development, Validation of Analytical Methods, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance, applied to various bioanalysis techniques (e.g. Immunoassays, Quantitation, etc.);
  • Demonstrate documentation management skills, ability to design and implement quality processes;
  • Strong commitment to the accomplishment of tasks, self-motivated, excellent organizational skills;
  • Proven flexibility to adjust to constantly changing priorities, handle multiple tasks, while maintaining quality;
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy, excellent investigative techniques;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment;
  • Strong leadership, team management and communication skills;
  • Ability to identify and/or resolve quality issues, discrepancies with others in a proactive, diplomatic, flexible and constructive manner;
  • Be able to independently convey information with authority, handle highly sensitive matters and interact with high-level contact with other organizations.

Scientifique R&D Immunologie

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Sommaire

Le rôle du scientifique en développement consiste à développer et à mettre en œuvre de nouvelles approches pour les essais cellulaires, notamment en cytométrie en flux avec ELISpot. Il incombe également au titulaire du poste d’agir comme ressource technique et scientifique pour l’équipe de développement d’essais. Le scientifique en développement travaillera à la mise en place de procédures standardisées d’opérations conformes aux bonnes pratiques de laboratoire (BPL). Il doit se tenir à jour des avancées dans le secteur, notamment en matière de standardisation, de validation, de réactifs et dans le domaine de l’immunologie, et superviser la conception d’essais expérimentaux.

Principales responsabilités

  • Développer de nouveaux essais pour le déploiement clinique.
  • Effectuer le travail dans les délais prescrits et communiquer de manière proactive tout manquement au respect des délais.
  • Concevoir, exécuter et documenter les activités de troubleshooting, au besoin.
  • Présenter un sommaire des résultats d’analyses et de leurs interprétations de manière professionnelle, claire et concise.
  • Effectuer une analyse et une interprétation en profondeur des données pour chaque essai réalisé.
  • Présenter le travail à l’interne, si nécessaire.
  • Concevoir et réaliser des études comparatives pour l’implantation de méthodes novatrices ou de nouvelles technologies.
  • Communiquer efficacement avec le scientifique principal affecté à chaque projet.
  • Soutenir le scientifique principal affecté à chaque projet.

Principales exigences

  • Maîtrise en sciences avec expérience en pharmaceutique/biotechnologie/CRO ou doctorat avec compétences démontrées en développement.
  • Solides connaissances en immunologie (humaine, un atout) et concernant les méthodologies de surveillance immunitaire.
  • Expérience des techniques et des applications de cytométrie en flux, y compris la conception d’analyses, ainsi que la manipulation d’ensembles complexes de données de panels multi-couleur. Expérience dans le domaine de la surveillance immunitaire (un atout).
  • Connaissance des essais cellulaires pour la surveillance de la réponse immunitaire innée et adaptative.
  • Expérience professionnelle avec des logiciels d’analyse de données en cytométrie en flux et les produits Microsoft Office.
  • Connaissance et compréhension de la réglementation BPL et d’autres cadres réglementaires suffisantes pour mener des études BPL.
  • Maîtrise de l’anglais et du français (oral et parlé) requise.

Compétences Requises

  • Capacité à travailler de façon méthodique et systématique.
  • Pensée critique et créative.
  • Bon esprit d’équipe.
  • Niveau de compréhension et esprit analytique supérieurs pour interpréter les données et tirer des conclusions.
  • Peut communiquer clairement et en toute confiance, possède de l’entregent et transmet facilement ses connaissances.
  • Excellentes compétences en gestion du temps et en organisation pour respecter les délais prescrits au sein d’un milieu en constante évolution.
  • Excellente documentation, souci du détail et engagement à réaliser un travail de qualité.
  • Bonnes aptitudes en rédaction scientifique.
  • Excellentes compétences en communication orale et écrite.
  • Capacité à préparer des rapports et à faire des présentations internes et externe.
  • Solides compétences en troubleshooting.

Conditions de travail

  • Doit être disposé à exécuter des tâches ou à superviser des activités dans des installations de niveau de sécurité biologique 1 ou 2 où les échantillons biologiques peuvent être infectés de manière naturelle ou expérimentale par des virus potentiellement dangereux tels que le VIH, le VHC ou le CMV.
  • Les tâches sont principalement exécutées en laboratoire.
  • L’employé est personnellement responsable du respect des directives/consignes en matière de santé et de sécurité.

Scientist R&D Immunology

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Summary

The role of a Development Scientist is to develop and implement novel approaches for cell-based assays including, but not limited to, flow cytometry and ELISpot.  Equally important, the incumbent has the responsibility to serve as a technical and scientific resource for the assay development team.  The Development Scientist in ImmuneCarta will work to establish Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) under Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).  She/He  is expected to remain current regarding the advances in the field regarding standardization, validation, reagents and in the field of immunology. overseeing experimental testing design.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop new assays for clinical deployment
  • Perform work within specified timelines, proactively communicate any failure to meet timelines
  • When needed, design, execute and document troubleshooting activities
  • Present summaries of analysis results and interpretation in a professional, clear and concise manner
  • Perform in-depth data analysis and interpretation for each experiment performed
  • Present work internally as required
  • Design, execute method comparison studies for the implementation of novel methods or new technologies
  • Communicate effectively with Principal Scientist assigned to each specific project.
  • Support the Principal Scientist assigned to each specific project.

Main Requirements

  • M.Sc. with pharma/biotech/CRO experience or Ph.D. with demonstrated development skills
  • Immunology (human an asset) , immune monitoring methodologies
  • Experience with flow cytometry techniques and applications including assay design as well as handling complex data set of multi-color panels. Experienced in in the field of immune monitoring (an asset)
  • Knowledge of non-flow cell-based assays to monitor adaptive and innate immune responses
  • Experience working with third party flow cytometry data analysis packages and Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GLP studies
  • English and French proficiency (written and spoken) is required.

Skills

  • Works methodically and systematically
  • Critical and creative thinker
  • Good team spirit
  • Advanced level of understanding and analytical skills to interpret data and draw conclusions
  • Communicates clearly and confidently and has excellent interpersonal and teaching skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Excellent record keeping, attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work
  • Ability to prepare high-quality reports
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to prepare project reports and make internal and client presentations
  • Strong troubleshooting skills

Working Conditions

  • Must be willing to perform duties or supervise activities in Bio Safety Level (BSL) 1 or 2 facilities where biological samples may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous viruses such as HIV, HCV, or CMV
  • The role is predominantly conducted in a laboratory setting
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions

Human Resources Manager

Location:  Fremont , CA

Caprion HistoGeneX is currently recruiting a motivated HR Manager. You will be responsible for developing and implementing the HR initiatives in alignment with the strategic objectives of the organization.

You will be responsible for all aspects of HR (recruitment and talent management, people engagement payroll & benefits, remuneration packages and  training and development,) and you provide HR support to our business leaders across two US sites (Fremont, California & Naperville, Illinois).

You report to the global VP, Human Resources, based in Montreal.

 

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Full responsibility for Talent Acquisition and manage the entire recruitment and selection process and set-up of onboarding programs including:
  • Meet with business leaders to discuss and establish staffing objectives
  • Provide support to hiring managers for recruitment and during the decision-making process
  • Manage and evaluate all HR sourcing channels to ensure effectiveness and conformity to recruitment policies and best practices
  • Partner with the leadership team to develop KPI(s) to monitor employee engagement and retention and identify areas for improvement
  • Design and implement HR procedures that comply with labor regulations
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
  • Foster employee relations and proactively respond to employee relations issues by identifying problems and suggesting solutions
  • Develop compensation and benefit plans for US
  • Assess training needs and monitor training and development plans
  • Execute various HR projects
  • Manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance with business leaders
  • Monitor and report HR metrics to management and provide decision support to the business leaders
  • Key player in the ESG (environmental, social & governance) initiatives related to data privacy, employee and social engagement
  • Support change programs in the organization and act as a change agent
  • Support the Finance organization with payroll budgets
  • Work with the leadership team on succession planning and people retention strategies.
  • Nurture a positive working environment and drive employee engagement initiatives.

 

Profile requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Human Resources Management or related field
  • Five or more years of relevant human resources experience with an expertise in general human resources functions
  • Strong communication skills including proficiency in English, working with foreign counterparts and at ease negotiating
  • Strong Hands-on mentality
  • Comfortable presenting information in large groups and facilitating workshops
  • Can organize resources (people, funding, material, and support) to get things done and can multitask and prioritize
  • Knowledge and experience in recruiting concepts, practices and procedures, preferably in a high-volume and fast-paced environment
  • Good knowledge of employment law regulations in the United States
  • Ability to gain industry knowledge and provide pro-active and responsive solutions to business needs
  • Experience working closely with stakeholders on sensitive issues and demonstrates discretion and ability to handle confidential and private information appropriately
  • Interpersonally savvy and can relate well to people inside and outside of the organization. Builds appropriate rapport and builds constructive and effective relationships
  • Can effectively cope with change and shift gears comfortably

 

We offer an exciting and challenging position in a multinational environment where customer focus and innovation are key business values.

Location of this role can be based in Fremont, California or Naperville, Illinois

Supervisor (Evenings & Weekends)

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Evening and Weekend Shift Coordinator

Position Summary:

The role of the Evening and weekend shift coordinator is to: (a) coordinate and monitor the work of the personnel; (b) ensure that staff has all required information and materials to perform their work; (c) work with the project leads, group leaders and Management to establish priorities and address scheduling conflicts; (d) ensure that the experimental work and documentation is performed as per procedures and Caprion work practices; (e) provide feedback to group leaders on staff performance. 

Education

B. Sc. in biological sciences

Experience

At least 1 year in a coordinator position

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates/Monitors the work of laboratory team;
  • Ensures that staff has all relevant information and materials to perform their tasks;
  • Establishes/resolves of priorities/scheduling conflicts and escalates as required;
  • Follows up with staff members to ensure that they are executing the assigned work according to the assigned priorities;
  • Maintains clear/effective communication with the laboratory team as well as teams leaders, PL, PS, in respect to scheduling changes.

Required Expertise and Skills

  • Excellent communication skills (English and French, an asset);
  • Resourceful;
  • Comfortable working in a fast-changing/fast-pace environment;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Good leadership skills;
  • Good knowledge and experience working in a GLP, GCLP environment;

Group Leader

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary:

The Group Leader, Clinical Sample Analysis Team reports to the Senior Director of Operations.

His/her responsibilities are:

  • Perform the day to day staff management for assigned team,
  • Resolve scheduling conflicts along with other group/team leaders,
  • Works with other team leaders to ensure staff is properly allocated,
  • Provide technical skills for the conduct of methods (flow cytometry, ELISpot),
  • Ensure technical/scientific integrity of assays conducted,
  • Ensures that the staff executes the work according to GLP and Caprion SOP and CSP
  • Ensures that the staff performs the work in an efficient manner
  • Coaches staff on how to perform work appropriately and efficiently
  • Implements appropriate and effective corrective actions in the laboratory to minimize GLP deficiencies
  • Identifies staff training requirement and areas for career development.
  • Follows-up with assigned staff on performance.

Education

B. Sc. or M.Sc. in biological sciences

Experience

At least 3 years as team manager

Required Expertise and Skills

  • Proven work experience as a team leader;
  • Good knowledge of ELISpot and flow cytometry techniques;
  • Excellent communication (English and French) and leadership skills;
  • Organized with excellent time-management skills;
  • Flexible to guide team within and outside business hours;
  • Able to prioritize his/her work as well as the work of others;
  • Ability to multitask.

Research Assistant I - Evening & Weekend Shift

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

Reporting to the Group Leader, the incumbent will work within a team dedicated to the characterization of cellular ( various flow cytometry assays such as PBMC phenotyping, and the detection of intracellular cytokines, etc.) and humoral (ELISA tests, Luminex, viral neutralization tests, etc.) response.

Main responsibilities:

  • Perform tests according to current procedures
  • Manage reagent orders and inventory required to perform assays
  • Participate in the joint technical management of the laboratory
  • Respect laboratory’s current standards, apply quality system procedures and participate in the implementation and improvement of quality documents

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, medical biology or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years of laboratory experience
  • Solid theoretical and practical knowledge of immunology related techniques is required
  • Experience with the execution of flow cytometry assays assays a must
  • Experience with the execution of ELISpot and ELISA assays a must
  • Experience in cell culture and manipulation of infectious material in BL2 + environment is an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be motivated to actively participate in the implementation and continuous improvement of the laboratory process
  • Ability to work within a normative framework (GLP) and apply sound document management practices (SOP)
  • Knowledge of written English is a must and French communication skills an asset

Work conditions

Rotating schedules between evening and weekend shifts:

EVENING: Monday to Friday, from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm

WEEKEND: Wednesday to Friday, from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm AND Saturday to Sunday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Assistant de recherche I - Quart de soir et de fin de semaine

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Sommaire du poste

Se rapportant au gestionnaire de laboratoire, le titulaire du poste travaillera au sein d’une équipe dédiée à la caractérisation de la réponse immunitaire cellulaire (ELISPOT et essais de cytométrie en flux variés tels que phenotypage de PBMC, et la détection de cytokines intracellulaires, etc) et humorale (tests ELISA, Luminex, tests de neutralisation virale, etc.).

Horaire: Mercredi au Vendredi de 13h à 21h et le samedi et dimanche de 9 à 17h

Principales responsabilités

  • Réaliser les essais selon les procédures en vigueur ;
  • Gérer l’inventaire et les commandes des réactifs nécessaires à l’accomplissement des essais ;
  • Participer à la gestion technique commune du laboratoire ;
  • Respecter les normes en vigueur dans le laboratoire, appliquer les procédures du système qualité et participer à la mise en place et à l’amélioration de documents qualité ;

Compétences et expérience requises

  • Baccalauréat en biologie, biologie médicale ou biochimie (option biotechnologie) ou équivalent ;
  • 1 à 3 ans d’expérience en laboratoire ;
  • Minimum un an d'expérience en cytométrie en flux;
  • Une bonne connaissance théorique et pratique des techniques liées à l’immunologie est requise.
  • L’expérience en culture cellulaire et en manipulation de matériel infectieux en environnement BL2+ est souhaitée ;
  • Démontrer de très bonnes aptitudes organisationnelles ;
  • Être motivé à participer activement à l’établissement, la mise en place et l’amélioration continue de processus au laboratoire ;
  • Être apte à travailler dans un cadre normatif (GLP) et à appliquer les bonnes pratiques de gestion documentaire (SOP) ;
  • Avoir une connaissance fonctionnelle de l’anglais écrit.  La connaissance de l’anglais parlé est un atout.

Scientist, Immunoassay

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Caprion Biosciences Inc. is a leading clinical research organization (CRO) laboratory in immune monitoring, protein characterization and tissue pathology solutions for immunotherapy and drug development. Located in Montreal, California, Chicago, Belgium, UK, Australia and soon in China. Employees at Caprion are true scientific partners working together to enhance people’s health and quality of life.

 

SUMMARY

Caprion is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Scientist with strong background and hands-on experience n immunoassays (MSD and ELISA). This individual will play a key role in analyzing samples on a variety of biological fluids and tissue study samples following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP). He will also be required to perform method optimization/qualification and validation.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process biological samples for analysis by Immunoassay (ELISA and MSD)
  • Develop, and validate Immunoassay (ELISA and MSD)
  • Autonomously design and perform experiments for troubleshooting
  • Apply technical expertise to modify and improve sample preparation workflow
  • Execute work as per established procedures
  • Maintain study-related documentation according to GLP and regulatory guidance
  • Monitor the performance of equipment and recording activities in logbooks
  • Perform general laboratory duties
  • Prepare and review documentation for experiments
  • Perform work in a GLP environment and occasionally in a containment level 2 (CL2) environment

EDUCATION

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in life sciences, chemistry or biochemistry (or equivalent)

 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Knowledge and experience with ELISA and MSD assays is a must
  • Knowledge of sample processing for proteomics analysis, such as immuno-depletion and digestion techniques is an asset
  • Hands on method Qualification/Validation experience in compliance with regulatory requirements is highly desired.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Ability to work independently, autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Skill to accurately test large numbers of samples with reliable repeatability;
  • Good record keeping, attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work;
  • Critical thinking, troubleshooting is highly desired
  • Experience working in industry.

Quality Assurance Manager

Location:  Fremont , CA

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Quality Assurance, the QA Manager has the overall responsibility for maintaining as well at enhancing the Quality Systems and providing support for standardization of procedures within the company for the assigned site/s in collaboration with QA Management. The position will oversee and manage Quality Assurance activities, ensuring GLP, GCP, Quality Processes, Training and Qualification.  She/he is also responsible for conducting and or scheduling internal (Facility, Study-Specific) and hosting external audits to assess compliance with regulations, and company procedures. In addition, she/he will serve as the Quality/GxP resource for supporting project teams at the assigned site/s in collaboration with QA Management.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop, implements, maintains and enhances Quality Systems and associated procedures; Involved in obtaining appropriate certification or accreditation (e.g. CAP, CLIA, GLP) as needed;
  • Updates and maintain Quality Assurance logs, databases, and generate metrics as needed;
  • Ensures Vendor audits are scheduled and conducted as required,
  • Provides GxP compliance, general QA support and guidance to personnel;
  • Schedules and conducts internal (Facility, Study-Specific) and external audits;
  • Reviews SOPs to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory and corporate standards;
  • Develops and writes QA SOPs;
  • Participates in the development and delivery of internal quality and regulatory training programs;
  • Assists management in the preparation for regulatory agency inspections and sponsor specific inspections;
  • Reviews and evaluates investigations, findings and resolutions, change control, CAPAs, non-conformances, and audit observations;
  • Reviews CAPAs to determine effectiveness, performs trend analysis and compile summary reports;
  • Recruitment and management of any QA auditors as required;
  • Ensures harmonization of QA audits and findings within site/s and company requirements.
  • Keeps up to date with current regulatory guidelines and regulations;
  • Communicates compliance risks to senior management;
  • Performs/coordinate audits for equipment and software validations;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Expertise and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • 5+ years of quality and/or compliance related experience in CRO industry, working in a regulated environment with direct QA responsibility and staff management;
  • Knowledge, understanding, and application of ISO/IEC 15189, GCP, EMA, OECD in relation to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and/or GCLP quality requirements;
  • Knowledge in Drug Development, Validation of Analytical Methods, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance, applied to various bioanalysis techniques (e.g. Immunoassays, Quantitation, etc.);
  • Demonstrate documentation management skills, ability to design and implement quality processes;
  • Strong commitment to the accomplishment of tasks, self-motivated, excellent organizational skills;
  • Proven flexibility to adjust to constantly changing priorities, handle multiple tasks, while maintaining quality;
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy, excellent investigative techniques;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment;
  • Strong leadership, team management and communication skills;
  • Ability to identify and/or resolve quality issues, discrepancies with others in a proactive, diplomatic, flexible and constructive manner;
  • Be able to independently convey information with authority, handle highly sensitive matters and interact with high-level contact with other organizations.

Principal Scientist

Location:  Gosselies

Function :

Reporting to the Associate Director, Scientific Operations, and working closely with the laboratory personnel, the Principal Scientist will work within a team focusing on the characterization of the cellular and humoral immune response, using various types of assays such as flow cytometry (phenotyping, receptor occupancy, phosflow, ICS, etc) ELISPOT, ELISA, and viral neutralization tests.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing experimental design of flow cytometry, ELISPOT and antibody-based assays through generation of study-specific workplans and supporting documentation;
  • Overall conduct of studies in different immune-therapeutic areas, acting as primary contact to the client for communication of study progress;
  • Ensures that timelines and milestones are met and are in line with company objectives;
  • Data interpretation, report generation and presentation of results to clients.

Profile of the applicant:

The applicant must hold a doctorate degree in life science, with strong knowledge of immunology, and preferably with post-doctoral experience (or equivalent).  Experience in the industry is a strong asset.

The applicant must :

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills;
  • Be abreast of latest immune monitoring methodologies;
  • Have an excellent knowledge and understanding of GCLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GCLP regulated studies and apply good documentation practices (GDP);
  • Experience in assay validation is an asset;
  • Be proficient with analysis software;
  • Be fluent in English (written & spoken) and able to functionally communicate in French;
  • Be willing to travel mainly within Europe and occasionally to other continents.

Offer :

  • Full time permanent contract.
  • Diversified tasks and responsibilities and interesting projects.
  • A professional, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Development opportunities.
  • A competitive salary package including benefits, adapted to your experience and the context.

Research Assistant – Immunology / Serology (Laboratory work)

Location:  Gosselies

Function :

Reporting to the Laboratory Team Leader and working closely with Principal Scientists, the Research Assistant will work within a team focusing on the characterization of the cellular and of the humoral immune response. The main responsibilities will include the development and execution of flow cytometry assays, viral neutralization assays, foci forming unit assays, Luminex and ELISA assays.

Tasks include :

  • Perform cellular assays, viral neutralization assays and other serological assays according to current standard operating procedures;
  • Establishment and maintenance of cell cultures;
  • Manage reagents inventories and orders;
  • Participate to the writing and/or to the review of method SOP and worksheets;
  • Participate to the technical management of the laboratory;
  • Perform work according to internal quality standards, apply relevant Quality System procedures and participate to the continuous improvement of Quality documents;
  • Attend relevant internal training activities.

Profile of the applicant :

The applicant must hold a bachelor degree (or the equivalent) in a life science discipline such as biology, medical biology or biochemistry/biotechnology. One or two years of demonstrated experience in techniques related to cellular and humoral immunology is preferred. 

The applicant must :

  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills.
  • Demonstrate schedule adaptability and flexibility.
  • Be willing to actively participate to the generation, the implementation and the continuous improvement of laboratory processes.
  • Be willing to work in a Quality environment (ISO17025, GCLP, GMP) and apply good documentation procedures (GDP).
  • Be functional in French (spoken and written) and have a functional knowledge of written English.  Knowledge spoken English is an asset.

Offer :

  • Full time permanent contract, with possibility of rapid start.
  • Diversified tasks and responsibilities.
  • A professional, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • A competitive salary package including benefits, adapted to your experience and the context.

Interested?

Please, send your CV along with a short introduction letter. Additional information may be obtained by calling 071/96.23.36.

Your application and any information will be treated confidentially.

Assistant(e) de Recherche – Immunologie / Sérologie (Travail de Laboratoire)

Location:  Gosselies

Fonction :

Se rapportant au Chef d’Equipe du Laboratoire et travaillant en étroite collaboration avec les Scientifiques Principaux, l’Assistant(e) de Recherche travaillera avec une équipe se concentrant sur la caractérisation de la réponse immunitaire cellulaire et humorale. Les principales responsabilités incluront le développement et l’exécution de tests de cytométrie en flux, de neutralisation virale, des tests du type « Luminex » et des ELISA.

Les tâches incluent :

  • Effectuer des essais cellulaires, des tests de neutralisation virale et d’autres tests sérologiques en accord avec les procédures opérationnelles standardisées ;
  • Établir et maintenir des cultures cellulaires ;
  • Gérer les inventaires de réactifs et les commandes ;
  • Participer à l’écriture et/ou à la révision de SOP et de feuilles de travail ;
  • Participer à la gestion technique du laboratoire ;
  • Effectuer le travail en accord avec les standards de qualité internes, appliquer les procédures pertinentes du Système Qualité et participer à l’amélioration continue des documents Qualité ;
  • Participer aux activités de formation internes pertinentes.

Profil du/de la candidat(e):

Le/la candidat(e) doit posséder un bachelier (ou équivalent) en sciences de la vie tel que biologie, biologie médicale ou biochimie/biotechnologie. Une expérience d’un an ou deux en techniques relatives à l’immunologie cellulaire et humorale est souhaitée.

Le/la candidat(e) doit :

  • Démontrer d’excellentes capacités organisationnelles ;
  • Démontrer une adaptabilité et flexibilité au niveau de l’horaire ; 
  • Vouloir participer activement à la génération, à l’implémentation et à l’amélioration continue des processus du laboratoire ;
  • Vouloir travailler dans un environnement Qualité (ISO17025, GCLP, GMP) et appliquer les bonnes procédures de documentation (GDP) ;
  • Avoir une connaissance fonctionnelle du français parlé et écrit et de l’anglais écrit. La connaissance de l’anglais parlé est un atout.

Offre :

  • Un contrat temps plein à durée indéterminée, avec possibilité de démarrage rapide.
  • Diverses tâches et responsabilités.
  • Un environnement de travail professionnel, dynamique et stimulant.
  • Des opportunités de formation et de développement.
  • Un package salarial attractif incluant des avantages extra-légaux adapté à votre expérience et au contexte. 

Intéressé(e) ?

Faites parvenir votre CV ainsi qu’une courte lettre de motivation adaptée. Tout renseignement complémentaire peut également être obtenu au 071/96.23.36.

Votre candidature et informations associées seront traitées de manière confidentielle.

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