Product Development Scientist (immunoassay)


About this role


We’re hiring a Product Development Scientist for one of our clients. This is a permanent full-time position. Reporting to the Manager of Product Development, the successful candidate will play a key role for new product development, new product transfer to manufacturing and trouble-shooting existing products.
We’re looking for a professional with extensive experience in chromatographic immunoassay (e.g. lateral flow immunoassay) development and manufacturing.


  • Plan design and development of novel IVD including searching literature, preparing design development proposal and monitoring project progress.
  • Participate in new project execution with related experimental techniques
  • Play a key role in the continuous improvement of the existing products
  • Lead the transfer of products and processes from Product Development to Manufacturing
  • Plan and perform equipment, process and product validation and stability studies
  • Prepare and review manufacturing instructions and SOPs while complying with organizational quality system requirements.
  • Participate in bench studies and clinical studies for regulatory submission of novel IVD devices
  • Work in a Bio-Containment Level 2 (CL2) laboratory and ensure all work in a safe manner by following CL2 requirements
  • Perform other job-related duties as required
  • Assist in the organization and conduct of investigator meetings.
  • Close-out of study sites.
  • Assist with audits and audit reports.



  • BSc or MSc or PhD in immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, or other appropriate discipline is required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in R&D and/or Production in IVD industry.
  • Sound knowledge in immunoassay, molecular biology and cell biology especially recombinant protein expression and purification, antibody development and characterization
  • Good communication skills, computer skills and problem-solving skills
  • Working experience in an ISO and GMP compliant environment, and knowledge in ISO13485.

Special Requirements:

  • Experience in development of chromatographic immunoassay devices, including device design, device optimization, and trouble shooting.
  • Experience in manufacturing of chromatographic immunoassay devices, including raw material identification, product transfer, process validation, equipment validation and quality criteria establishment.
  • Ideally, a chromatographic immunoassay device of which a candidate is involved in development and manufacturing has been cleared or approved by FDA or Health Canada.


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Brunel Canada - Calgary

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