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Production Specialist - DSP - Canada  

Lilly (company)

Posted on : 22 October 2017

Project Description

Production Specialist - DSP
Prince Edward Island

Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly Canada Inc, is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative animal health products.

Elanco is a world leader in developing products and services that enhance animal health, wellness and performance. Elanco products contribute to the production of an affordable and abundant supply of food. Our half-century of innovative products, services and global partnerships help to fulfill our vision of food and companionship enriching life.

To produce veterinary biologics according to a defined production schedule following cGMP guidelines and specific outlines of production to meet market demands for Aquaculture products.

  • Adhere to the principles of “Safety first, Quality always”
  • Perform biologics recovery and purifications using process scale TFF unit, columns and chromatography system.
  • Operate and maintain production instruments and equipment, such as pH Meters, Conductivity meters, spectrophotometer, TFF equipment, Peristaltic pumps , rotary pumps , chromatography systems/
  • Perform column packing using packing skids, integrity testing on various types of filters and process analysis using spectrophotometer
  • Write and review batch records, SOPs, qualification documents for the downstream operations.
  • Purchase raw material/ production items and make required updates in SAP.
  • Comply with safety requirements, cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation.
  • Collaborate with other departments involved in GMP manufacturing for planning production, testing and product release in a timely manner resulting in successful completion of projects.
  • Work cross functional with the upstream manufacturing group to provide resources as needed.
  • Perform tasks under minimal supervision, and within tight time lines to meet production schedules.
  • Assist in the maintenance of production equipment in good condition as per manufacturer’s specifications
  • Responsibilities include cleaning and sterilizing items used in down streaming applications
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the production areas and assist in disinfection procedures as needed

· Bachelor’s Degree in a life sciences preferred. Diploma/Certificate in Bioscience Technology would also considered.

· 1 years of pharmaceutical/biological manufacturing experience in GMP environment preferred.

· Experience in purification of biologics using large scale TFF and chromatography would be considered an asset.

· Intermediate/Expert computer software skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), SAP and control systems.

· Excellent interpersonal skills, both communications and written. The candidate in this position must be able to communicate effectively with Management and staff.

  • Must be able to work shift work (12 hour daytime shifts, 3-4 days/week including some weekends) and overtime as required
  • Required to assist in disinfection procedures involving hazardous chemicals requiring the use of a respirator.
  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver small-medium sized equipment – up to 25lbs.
  • Requires ability to stand for long periods of time
    Requires frequent ladder or stair climbing
  • Must be able to read, write, understand, and comply with appropriate standard operating procedures.

Elanco will conduct, at its own expense, background search (including verification of educational credentials, contacting three of your personal references) of the successful candidate.
Elanco is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.

Please do not contact us via phone. We appreciate all who apply; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Elanco Canada does not sponsor work permits or other employment visas.