Production Support Upstream Specialist


medical device pharmaceutical food industry

About this job

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Area of expertise: Study & Science
  • Location: Toronto

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 27 November 2021

About this role: Production Support Upstream Specialist

About this role: Production Support Upstream Specialist

We’re hiring a Production Support Upstream Specialist with our client, a global pharmaceutical company in the GTA. This contract ends in June 2022. This is a great opportunity to have exposure to a large GMP production.

This professional will support GMP production of clinical drug substance in CMP facilities. This includes use of fermentation and recovery processing equipment, including disposable closed systems for upstream processing


  • Support GMP production of Clinical Drug Substance in CMP facilities. This includes use of fermentation and recovery processing equipment, including disposable closed systems for upstream processing.
  • Understanding and performance of environmental monitoring within g Class C areas, as well as maintaining records for inventory of materials. Cross train and support other production areas as needed
  • Preparation of documents & GMP compliance activities
  • Assist with preparation of SOPs, master BPRs, & validation protocols.
  • Assist with preparation of Manufacturing Record Files (MRFs).
  • Document development experiments in laboratory notebooks and assist with preparation of summary reports. Help to maintain inventories through tracking, cycle counting, forecasting and ordering
  • Make sure the lab is clean.




  • Bachelor or college degree.
  • Experience with GMP production lab and vaccines
  • Working experience with lab equipment, using large scale equipment, autoclave, and fermenters.
  • Flexibility to work overtime and some weekends.
  • Great communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team



Why work through Brunel? We start with competitive rates, a comprehensive benefits package and a safe on-boarding process. With our industry insights and recruiter expertise, we are supporting projects and clients worldwide. With Brunel you gain experience and expertise, building on your skills and developing your career further.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Monnatha Grego via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Monnatha Grego
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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