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Sr Manager Analytical Sciences & Technology

Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
Winnipeg, MB R3B

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.




Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a Sr Manager, Analytical Sciences & Technology. The successful candidate will possess a bachelors degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry or in another closely related scientific discipline with at least 10 years of relevant experience. Must have at least 5 years of supervisory experience and possess skills and knowledge of general immunological, bioanalytical, and chemical test methods. In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.




Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple missionto protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.


We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.




Reporting to the Director, Manufacturing Sciences & Technology, the Senior Manager, Analytical Sciences & Technology (AS&T) will play a critical role in the long-term success of the Winnipeg site. The incumbent will build a strong, results-driven team dedicating their focus to the Quality Control department, including the tech. transfer and validation of new assays into the site, troubleshooting non-conformances, and optimizing existing assays in the pursuit of operational excellence.




            Communicate & translate Winnipeg site strategy into action plans, goals, and deliverables, and hold department accountable for completion.

            Oversee and manage the activities involved with transfer of test methods for new product candidates to the Quality Control teams at the Winnipeg site.

            Support drafting of project proposals and analytical tech. transfer plans for existing and/or potential clients.

            Build strong relationships with the Business Units to ensure alignment on project priorities and deliverables.

            Oversee the design, development, execution, and analysis of validation protocols for analytical, bioanalytical, microbial and compendial methods used for product analysis.

            Oversee assay verification, qualification and validation. This includes analyzing/interpreting data, investigating analytical/microbial problems and rectifying those problems.

            Lead assay optimization initiatives for existing test methods to reduce variability and improve robustness.

            Support QC and Manufacturing investigations from an analytical and microbial perspective in the event of product/process non-conformances.

            Coordinate assay monitoring and trending for test methods performed on product manufactured at commercial scale.

            Demonstrate strong organizational and technical writing skills.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned. 




  • Bachelors Degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, or closely related scientific discipline with at least 10 years of relevant experience, Masters Degree with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or PhD with at least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • At least 5 years of prior supervisory experience required.
  • Must possess skills and knowledge of general immunological, bioanalytical, and chemical test methods such as ELISA, qPCR, IEF, Viral and Cell-based assays, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, DNA, MLT, Bioburden testing, Endotoxin testing, HPLC with multiple modes of detection, CE, and IV and IR spectroscopy.
  • Advanced knowledge of cGMPs, safety, and data integrity.
  • Experience in executing phase appropriate method qualifications and validations.
  • Experience in assay method validation, equipment validation, and analytical investigation for biopharmaceutical products.  



            Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.

            Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.


Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions.com<> under the career section to apply today!


As part of our team, you'll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<>.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-10

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