Temporary Manufacturing Associate ANGLE Biosciences Inc., Toronto

Toronto, Canada

ANGLE is a world-leading liquid biopsy company with offices in Guildford (UK), Toronto (Canada) and Greater Philadelphia area (USA). ANGLE’s patented liquid biopsy platform and associated assays have the potential to be used throughout the cancer care pathway to provide clinicians with individualised, up-to-date, and clinically actionable insight into every patient’s cancer. This could enable patients to receive timely, personalised treatment and improve clinical outcomes.

Liquid biopsies involve sampling and analysis of peripheral blood to identify signs of cancer. Liquid biopsy is minimally invasive and can be undertaken safely in community clinics to provide patients with a rapid diagnosis and timely treatment with targeted therapies. Liquid biopsy may also help to safely monitor cancer patients in remission to provide early warning of recurrence.

In 2021 ANGLE opened GCLP compliant clinical laboratories in Guildford (UK) and in the Greater Philadelphia area (USA) to provide “pharma services” for cancer drug trials and, once the labs are accredited, laboratory developed tests (LDTs) for patient management. We are also pursuing an FDA product clearance for the Parsortix® system and have submitted a full De Novo submission, which is currently in substantive review with the FDA.

Join our Team:

This is an exciting time at ANGLE and our research and development facility in Toronto is looking for a Temporary Manufacturing Associate to join our Manufacturing team.

The Manufacturing Associate works in a clean room and laboratory environment and performs various tasks including receipt of incoming materials, processing materials, assembly and production of harvest slides and microarray devices, in-process test inspections and data entry.

Our need for support in the Manufacturing team will last throughout the summer however, there is a possibility that the role could evolve into a permanent placement. 

At ANGLE, we foster a dynamic, entrepreneurial approach to translating leading edge translational research into clinical diagnostics. We offer the potential for significant corporate growth and career development. We promote a culture of collaboration and shared excellence while encouraging an open and honest exchange of ideas.

We are always in search of potential employees who share our vision and want to make a difference today. In your submission, please describe your background and what you can bring to our team along with attaching your resume

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assemble, prepare, and package manufactured consumables in a timely manner according to established SOPs
  • Assemble microarrays, Harvest Slides and other consumables
  • Participate as required in in-process quality control testing of consumables produced by the company
  • Keep production records, per established procedures in accordance with QMS
  • Maintain standard laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, pipettes, balances, and pH meters
  • Support inventory count activities
  • Follow, in detail all written SOPs and produce error free records
  • Record all manufacturing data and results with accuracy and responsibility
  • Contribute, as required to laboratory management tasks (e.g. H&S, receiving, inventory and purchasing)
  • Maintain clean conditions in the working area and in the Clean Room in particular
  • Perform such other duties and responsibilities that are consistent with the role of a Manufacturing Associate or as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Attributes:

  • Previous experience with small component assembly, ideally in a medical device manufacturing setting
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Proficient routine laboratory skills (e.g. pipetting, operation of laboratory equipment) an asset
  • Experience with quality control testing of reagents and consumables an asset
  • Flexibility in working hours to accommodate production requirements
  • Working knowledge of appropriate regulatory requirements (e.g. cGMP, ISO, WHMIS, Occupational Safety)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good visual inspection skills combined with tolerance for repetitive work
  • Commitment to quality of process and product
  • Willingness and flexibility in undertaking new tasks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment
  • An eye for detail and commitment to high quality data
  • Possess a flexible, can-do approach to the requirements of the job
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and work ethic

As a member of our highly skilled and fast-growing team you will receive opportunities for development and a competitive benefits package.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter to jobsABI@angleplc.com or apply directly to our website at https://angleplc.com/careers/

Please reference the position: “Temporary Manufacturing Associate, ANGLE Biosciences Inc.”.

All applications will be kept confidential.  We thank all candidates for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please no recruiters.

At ANGLE Biosciences Inc. we are committed to maintaining and developing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves, and we welcome applications from all qualified individuals. We value diversity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.  We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.

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