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Process Engineer

Windsor, NS, Canada Req #1344
Friday, September 8, 2023
BIOVECTRA Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

BIOVECTRA Inc. has an immediate opening for a Process Engineer. This is a full-time permanent position located in Windsor, NS.


The candidate will be responsible for:


  • Prioritizing and executing assigned project deliverables, including adherence to budgets and schedules, coordinating project startup, commissioning and qualification activities with internal and external groups.
  • Assembling and reviewing Turn Over Packages (TOP) for systems and equipment. Developing Equipment Qualification protocols and execution of these protocols. Data collection and statistical analysis.
  • Developing and updating AutoCAD drawings. Reviewing and updating "As Built" drawings in coordination with outside contractors.
  • Supporting validation activities with internal and external groups as required.
  • Supporting trades people (electrical, mechanical, automation) by providing advice or guidance.
  • Assessment of spare parts and setting up inventory for maintenance of equipment.
  • Conferring with vendors to determine product specifications, purchase equipment, materials or parts, materials of construction (“MOC”) and evaluate products according to quality standards.
  • Processing, equipment and engineering improvements/modifications to existing manufacturing equipment. This includes mechanical, electrical and instrumentation installation and improvements.
  • Researching technical information for the installation, installation, maintenance, and operation of instruments and equipment. Determining the critical testing requirements for instrumentation and equipment prior to qualification.
  • Participating in project meetings and updating stakeholders on project statuses.
  • Participate in P&ID, HAZOP, PHA and other design reviews.
  • Acting as the Subject Matter Expert for assigned systems/process equipment.
  • Adhering to BIOVECTRA's Health and Safety Policy.
  • Additional duties assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor’s request.


The successful candidate for this position should have:


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical preferred).
  • Six Sigma or Lean Certification would be an asset.
  • PMP is considered an asset.
  • Five years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment, pharmaceutical experience is an asset.
  • Hands on experience with the starting up and commissioning instruments and process equipment.
  • Experience in project oversight with a strong business acumen.
  • Familiarity with current engineering codes and regulations, i.e. NFPA, CRN, CEC, NBC, ASME




BIOVECTRA offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by choosing the “Apply Now” button below.


Closing Date September 22, 2023

Individual accommodations due to a disability are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, citizenship status, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation. BIOVECTRA is committed to creating an inclusive environment and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We value diversity and recognize that experience comes in many forms and skills are transferable. Please view this description as a general overview, but not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute and lead in this role, apply!   We thank all interested parties; however, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

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