The Opportunity

Charlottetown, PE
Full-time - Permanent
$75,000 - $125,000 / year

To support in the Production process of veterinary biologics according to a defined production schedule following cGMP guidelines and specific outlines of production to meet market demands for Aquaculture products.

What you'll do


Comply with company Quality and safety standards, Adhere to safety first and quality always mindset.

Ensures production operations comply with safety requirements, cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation

Ensures the product produced according to their approved Outline of Product/Product Dossiers and to cGMP guidelines in order to meet market demand for the Aqua products.

Drive & model behaviours in alignment with company principles with a particular emphasis on speaking up for safety & quality.

Provides Technical leadership to cross functional technical team.

Demonstrates OE leadership - adheres to standard calendar including Huddles and Gemba's.

Facilitates the daily huddle meeting - ensures cross functional attendance, metrics delivery and action completion / accountability.

Provides routine update to Control tower on key issues, mitigations and schedule adherence.

Facilitates cross functional team meetings - including routine balanced scorecard review, continuous improvement project prioritization and improvement delivery accountability.

Prioritizes all essential activities.

Works with cross functional process team to deliver one schedule - including all production and maintenance activities.

Works with Supply chain to manage raw material issues / BOM improvements.

Holds routine 1:1's with supervisor(s) - completes performance management and also development discussions.

Ensures that performance management / development discussions are completed for production technicians and process technicians.

Encourages recognition with the whole team.

Leads significant Deviation investigations using structured root cause analysis tools - documents investigations in Trackwise.

Clearly communicates to whole process team.

Reviews revisions to batch records, SOPs, qualification documents for the production operations.

Implements small operational changes - writes change controls as required, ensuring compliance to procedure.

Provides input to URS documents for key capital projects.

Acts as production lead for capex projects - ensuring operational readiness plan is defined and completed on time.

Escalates significant issues and potential solutions to the production manager.

Role will be available for contact 12 hrs a day 7 days a week for emergency situations.

What you'll need


Must have a Bachelor's Degree in a life sciences (e.g. Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, biochemical engineering, Biology). 

5-10 years of experience in the GMP bio manufacturing industry

3-5 years previous supervisory experience

Experience performing investigations and writing deviations

Experience in completing production documentation (i.e. deviations, SOPs, CAPAs, etc.).

Intermediate/Expert computer skills using MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), SAP and experience in Unicorn software is required

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

Thorough technical understanding of quality systems and regulatory requirements.

Have a strong resiliency to change in the manufacturing environment.

Lean or Six sigma experience

A little bit about us

Elanco Canada Limited - Aqua Health

Elanco Canada Limited is part of the global company, Elanco, focused on improving worldwide animal health. Here in PEI, we have our R&D Site in Victoria , and our M&Q Site in Charlottetown, where we exclusively manufacture vaccines for the aquaculture market, notably salmonids.

Our company is growing and we are looking for energetic, innovative, and talented people to join our team. If you are someone who is interested in or has experience in the Biotech industry and are looking for new experiences and learning opportunities, then we would encourage you to apply for our open positions!

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