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Shipping and Receiving Associate

Windsor, NS, Canada Req #1558
Monday, June 24, 2024

BIOVECTRA Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

BIOVECTRA Inc. has an opening for a Shipping and Receiving Associate. This is a permanent, full-time position located in Windsor, NS.

The candidate will be responsible for:


  • Preparing items for shipping and performing final verification in accordance with BioVectra quality system.
  • Completing all required shipping documentation consistently, accurately and in a timely manner for each shipment 
  • Maintaining and improving shipping performance metrics.
  • Receiving deliveries to site and completing required entry into the ERP system. Notifying and/or delivering items to appropriate areas/departments.
  • Material segregation, quarantine and storage.
  • Staging materials for process work and shipping.
  • Material dispensing for production as needed.
  • Coordinating receipt and storage of WIP, intermediate or finished goods from production.
  • Controlling access to inventory that has not been staged for use or sale/distribution.
  • Ensuring First Expired First Out (FEFO) is followed, and documenting under planned deviation when required by SOP.
  • Processing material status updates in a timely manner and ensuring materials remain properly labeled during storage.
  • Ensuring warehouse material handling equipment is properly used and maintained
  • Material sampling, as required, to support initial testing and retesting and when necessary day-to-day operations.
  • Entering and maintaining required data in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Performing and maintaining assigned housekeeping duties.
  • Ensuring Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) training status remains current at all times.
  • Adhering to BIOVECTRA's Health and Safety Policy as outlined in CP0010 Occupational Health and Safety Policy, Statements of Principle, and Responsibilities.


The successful candidate for this position should have:


  • High school diploma; post-secondary education in Chemical Technology an asset.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a warehouse setting
  • One (1) year experience working in an ERP environment
  • Experience with cGMP standards considered an asset
  • WHMIS/HMIS Forklift and TDG training are considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.



BIOVECTRA offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by choosing the “Apply Now” button 

Closing Date: July 8, 2024

Individual accommodations due to a disability are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, citizenship status, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation. BIOVECTRA is committed to creating an inclusive environment and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We value diversity and recognize that experience comes in many forms and skills are transferable. Please view this description as a general overview, but not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute and lead in this role, apply!   We thank all interested parties; however, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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