Investigations Specialist

February 8 2019
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Scientific and Regulatory affairs, Quality assurance and control - Validation, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D
Saint-Laurent, QC


Reporting to the Manager–Investigations, you conduct investigations and support the departments in conducting of quality investigations. 
Specifically, you:

Ensure that appropriate investigation plans are in place;
As needed, train the investigation team members on the investigation tools and methodology;
Are responsible for ensuring that the required tests and measurements are done;
Provide a structured, thorough write-up of investigations (chronology of events, measurement results, stakeholders, report, appendices, etc.);
Follow up with stakeholders and coordinate the investigation activities;
Collaborate with the various departments in the preliminary identification of corrective actions;
Make appropriate recommendations.


  • A relevant university degree or a college diploma in science;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in quality assurance, project management and/or investigation, in the blood, medication or food industry;
  • Excellent fluency in French, both oral and written;
  • Proficient with the primary computer tools and software (Microsoft Office suite);
  • Familiar with Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (an asset);
  • Available for occasional local travel (15% of the time);
  • For staffing purposes, any combination of education and experience deemed relevant will be considered.


  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and planning skills and exhibits autonomy, tact and diplomacy;
  • Effectively manages multiple mandates simultaneously;
  • Has a client-centred and results-based approach;
  • Excellent listening, influencing and communication skills;
  • Able to work in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Recognized for your thoroughness and work ethic;
  • Possess a questioning mind and a great ability to adapt;
  • Able to influence the parties, build their interest, and move them towards a common vision or goal.

Additional information

Position approximately 14 months long.

In addition to the competitive working conditions offered by Héma-Québec, this position includes the following benefits:

  • Depending on the needs of the investigations, you may be called upon to work a non-standard schedule, i.e. evenings and nights;
  • Daily work schedule 35 hours per week;
  • Four weeks of vacation per year (anticipated);
  • Flexible schedule;
  • Group insurance after three months of continuous service;
  • Defined benefit pension plan
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