Careers

Careers

Dalton is always looking for new people to contribute to the company's growth. We offer a competitive salary and benefits and an excellent opportunity to build your career with a growing company.

Please forward your resume to:

Human Resources Department
Dalton Pharma Services Inc.
Fax: 416-661-2108

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POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:


Solid Dose Manufacturing Lead Hand/Supervisor

We are currently looking for an experienced Solid Dose Manufacturing Lead Hand/Supervisor for our growing drug product manufacturing division.

The candidate must be an excellent collaborator and a proven technical leader with experience in a cGMP pharmaceutical drug product manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will have a solid background in solid oral dosage form manufacturing and its related processes including granulation, fluid bed drying, blending and encapsulation.

You are focused, task driven, and committed on timely completion of client projects. You thrive on complexity and will be responsible for troubleshooting in a fast paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • The position requires a Pharmaceutical Sciences degree or diploma, at least 6 years of operational experience in pharmaceutical drug product manufacturing industry, including and least 3 years at a supervisory level.
  • Operational experience in the use of granulation, fluid bed drying, blending and encapsulation equipment is a necessity.
  • Must be a committed team player and collaborator.
  • Demonstrates competency in the principles and practice of cGMPs and associated regulatory considerations in a pharmaceutical environment, including process, equipment, and facility validation experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that meet requirements for qualifications as an A/QPIC for controlled substances.

The position mainly works on the afternoon shift (2:30-11:00), however, flexibility to work occasional over time hours and weekends is a required. 


Maintenance Technician (6 month Contract)

We are currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Technician for our growing Facilities Group. You will perform general repairs and preventative maintenance activities on cGMP process equipment, utility systems and facilities as directed. The position requires a minimum of 4-6 years hands on experience in Health Canada/ FDA-regulated or controlled manufacturing environment, preferably pharmaceuticals.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Troubleshoot Laboratory equipment as necessary and work with equipment operators.
  • Maintain operation of utility equipment such as compressors and water systems.
  • Vacuum Pump oil changes and repair.
  • Use a computerized schedule system (QCBD) for equipment PM and repair.
  • Repair and maintenance of all small equipment.
  • Minor repairs or service to toilets/faucets.
  • General building maintenance including drywall patching, painting, hanging pictures & moving office furniture.
  • Building Custodian services when required. This includes cleaning & mopping of all rooms, hallways and washrooms.
  • Material Handling duties including dispensing of chemical & consumables as well as Gas cylinder/regulator changes.
  • Maintain cGMP records, both paper based and electronic.
  • Provide “on-call” support on a rotating basis.
  • Respond to alarms and document activities.
  • Good command of English language, organizational, planning & problem-solving skills.

Documentation Reviewer (6 month Contract)

As a Documentation Reviewer in the QA Department, you have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. in chemistry and 5+ years’ experience in conducting testing or reviewing analytical chemistry data in the pharmaceutical industry.

You are logical and have excellent oral and written communication skills.  You have good familiarity with the documentation requirements for GMP production and GLP study support. You have great attention to detail in all work that you perform, and a quick mind for computations and trends. You are an expert at interpretation and evaluation of analytical data.

You will be required to understand and review data carried out using a wide variety of equipment including HPLCs with UV, DAD, ELSD and electrochemical detectors, GCs (including capillary column and headspace) with FID and TCD detectors, Karl-Fischer, UV-vis, FTIR, Osmometer, automatic titrators, pH meters, and wet chemistry analysis. 

You will be required to actively participate in various aspects of development and validation programs, including the writing or review of Method Development Reports, Stability Studies, Validation Protocols and Validation Reports. 


Administrative/Accounting Associate

We are currently looking for an Administrative/Accounting Associate that is dynamic, a self-starter, energetic and honest. As a member of the Administration team, you will be working as part of a dynamic department whose primary purpose is to provide administrative support in the areas of Administration, Accounting and Business Development. This position requires you to have a College or University degree and 4+ years’ work related experience.

The daily activities of an Administrative/Accounting Assistant may include the following tasks:

  • Prepare paperwork / co-ordinate shipments
  • Manage owned Accounts, Contacts, and Opportunities in Salesforce.com
  • Order entry (Dynamics software platform)

Follow up calls and routine calls to existing clients to maintain rapport

  • Experience in basic knowledge of the Fundamentals of Accounting and government regulations like GST, PST, EHT, WSIB
  • Filing, faxing and other accounting functions.
  • Back up for Reception

Other Qualifications

  • Must be well versed in PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with customers, vendors, and personnel inside and outside of the office environment.
  • Must have strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Customer service training, clerical & computer skills.

Maintenance Technician (6 month Contract) We are currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Technician for our growing Facilities Group. You will perform general repairs and preventative maintenance activities on cGMP process equipment, utility systems and facilities as directed. The position requires a minimum of 4-6 years hands on experience in Health Canada/ FDA-regulated or controlled manufacturing environment, preferably pharmaceuticals. Skills/Qualifications

  • Troubleshoot Laboratory equipment as necessary and work with equipment operators.
  • Maintain operation of utility equipment such as compressors and water systems.
  • Vacuum Pump oil changes and repair.
  • Use a computerized schedule system (QCBD) for equipment PM and repair.
  • Repair and maintenance of all small equipment.
  • Minor repairs or service to toilets/faucets.
  • General building maintenance including drywall patching, painting, hanging pictures & moving office furniture.
  • Building Custodian services when required. This includes cleaning & mopping of all rooms, hallways and washrooms.
  • Material Handling duties including dispensing of chemical & consumables as well as Gas cylinder/regulator changes.
  • Maintain cGMP records, both paper based and electronic.
  • Provide “on-call” support on a rotating basis.
  • Respond to alarms and document activities.
  • Good command of English language, organizational, planning & problem-solving skills.

API Chemist

We are seeking a skilled chemist to join our Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Team. Qualified candidates will have a B.SC. or College Diploma in chemistry, with 1-3 years of pilot scale experience in synthetic organic chemistry or manufacturing process chemistry and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

You will be involved in the cleaning and set-up of our manufacturing suites and equipment. With your knowledge of organic chemistry, multi-step reactions/purifications/drying, and use of various equipment, you will synthesize products according to cGMP guidelines and the highest standards of quality and safety.

Willingness to work under a 24/7 schedule, when required, is a must.


(Acting) QC Group Leader

We are currently looking for an experienced QC Group Leader to lead a small group of analysts in specific functions in order to: 

  • Coordinate sampling and release of GMP Materials and components in line with the production schedule.
  • Coordinate stability sample testing.
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing samples in line with the production schedule.
  • To liaise with other departments to ensure communications of charges in priorities and scheduling.
  • To order materials for the laboratory.
  • To act, in backup capacity only, as data reviewer.
  • To assist calibration department with filing and coordination of activities (~25%).
  • Future duties may be added to the group pending future changes to the department which may include analytical testing

Qualifications

  • Background in science (chemistry)
  • Familiarity in GMP Regulations
  • Must have thorough understanding and experience in running USP and EP tests
  • Ability to give directions and technical training to junior analysts
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Quality Control department in the pharmaceutical industry

Education

  • GMP Fundamentals
  • College diploma or B.Sc. in related science.

Senior Quality Assurance Specialist (6 Month Contract Position)

We have an opportunity for a 6 month paid contract position for skilled Quality Assurance Specialist with high energy level and initiative, You should have a B.Sc. or higher degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Microbiology, 5+ years Quality Assurance  or Compliance experience in the pharmaceutical industry, excellent knowledge of the Canadian GMPs , US cGMP’s , FDA  and ICH guidelines and strong verbal and written communication skills.

You will be responsible for improving and maintaining the GMP training program, participate in the self-inspection program, creating, reviewing and approving Standard Operating Procedures, reviewing and approving documents related to analytical testing, production, such as batch records and associated testing data, validation protocols, calibration records, stability programs, deviations, OOS documentation, trending, and document control.


Calibration Specialist

We are currently looking for an experienced Calibration Specialist for our growing Calibration/Validation Group.

The position requires a B.Sc., M.Sc. or an engineering degree. You must have a minimum of 4-6 years hands on experience in the pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. You must be experienced and industry focused in a wide array of equipment and systems (USP/WFI Water Systems, HVAC, HEPA, Autoclaves, Pharmaceutical Filling Equipment, Temperature/Humidity Chambers and Mapping, etc.). Qualification and Documentation of noted equipment is required. A self-starter able to take the initiative to troubleshoot problems effectively and efficiently is also necessary.


Lab Steward

We have an opportunity for a 6 month paid contract position for a Lab Steward. As a responsible individual, you are hardworking, detail oriented, and has the ability to follow instructions carefully and have good communication skills. You will be responsible for the cleanliness and safety of the laboratories, the washing of laboratory glassware and must be able to do equipment maintenance. You will assist as the company continuously improves the quality of its operations by implementing and documenting systems and procedures, which ensure clean and safe conditions in the laboratory. This position also may require heavy lifting.


Analytical Chemist

As an Analytical Chemist with a minimum of B.Sc. or M.Sc. in analytical chemistry or related principle and 5+ years analytical chemistry experience in the pharmaceutical industry, you are logical and have excellent oral and written communication skills. You have great accuracy and precision in all testing that you conduct and interpretation of analytical data and technical report writing are your forté.

You will be required to conduct method development, validation as well as routine testing using a wide variety of equipment including HPLC, GC (including capillary column and headspace), UV-vis, FTIR, as well as carry out wet chemistry analysis. Thorough understanding of GMP regulations, USP testing requirements and ICH guidelines is an asset.