Intermediate Scientist/CAPA Specialist

Our client in Ottawa West is currently looking for a CAPA Specialist, R&D to join their team. As a member of Research and Development team, the candidate will contribute to the team’s success by supporting key product development programs while gaining an understanding of the business.  Main tasks will include, but are not limited to, data analysis, CAPA documentation, performing CAPA investigations, and root cause analysis/failure mode effects analysis of chemical/biochemical systems and mechanical/microfluidic systems.  The ideal candidate for our team will bring the following education, experiences, knowledge, and skills to the position.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering or related discipline preferred. 

  • Proven technical, creative, teamwork and implementation skills to contribute to active investigations for product development. 
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.  Experienced using statistical tools, root cause analysis and knowledge of Failure Mode Effects Analysis.
  • Strong written and oral skills are required. 
  • Comprehends and conveys information accurately and concisely, excellent technical documentation skills.  Ensures documentation and resulting actions comply with all corporate and regulatory requirements.
  • Understands key technical issues and provides creative solutions while balancing relative risks and gains.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization skills and proven ability to multitask.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated judgment and decision-making skills, organization, coordinating and planning skills, ability to work in a multi-task environment, ability to work under pressure and propensity to continuous learning.
  • Ability to work both independently and within small and large teams; strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Ability or aptitude to work on complex problems/issues.
  • Ability or aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software.
  • Familiarity with any of the following areas would be an asset:

  • GMP, ISO 13485 standard, FDA Quality System Requirements and other applicable US Code of Federal Regulations for Devices.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems.
  • Risk management methods.
  • Working knowledge of CAPA procedures.
  • This position requires a solid knowledge of scientific principals and theories and the ability to implement these in a creative and effective manner. The individual must be flexible and be able to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities. This position requires someone who can work Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Compensation to be determined based on level of experience. 

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