Laboratory Technical Assistant

June 4 2019
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Laboratory, Operations (manufacturing, packaging), Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D
Saint-Laurent, QC


Reporting to the Manager–Production, you perform all the duties related to the processing and management of biological products.

More specifically, you:

  • Participate in the receipt, registration and processing operations for such products as platelets, red blood cells and frozen products; 
  • Perform tasks related to the shipping of products to hospitals;
  • Handle biological products;
  • Maintain biomedical instruments and devices; 
  • Perform partial or complete inventories of blood products and their derivatives;
  • Fill out and check various controlled documents;
  • Ensure the optimal quality of biological products at every stage of your work, in accordance with current procedures and régulations.


  • Hold a secondary V diploma or the equivalent;
  • Previous work in the pharmaceutical sector or in a production environment in which manufacturing best practices are strictly applied is an asset;
  • Be familiar with various computer tools and software;
  • Have a good command of French;
  • Be able to handle loads;
  • Be able to work standing up for long periods;
  • Pass a medical examination;
  • Meet Canadian criminal check requirements;
  • Have good manual dexterity and timely performance.


  • Excel as a team player;
  • Be thorough, self-motivated and responsible.

Additional information

Guaranteed 42 hours per 2-week period, with the remaining hours being on call (up to a maximum of 70 hours per 2-week period.

Work schedule until fall 2019

Be available for the following shifts: 
• Night shift from Monday to Friday or from Tuesday to Saturday; or
• Evening shift from Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday; and
• Be available one weekend out of three for day, evening and night shifts.

Work schedule in Fall 2019

• Be available from Monday to Friday over two shifts; and
• Be available one weekend out of two over two shifts.

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

• Hourly rate starting at $18,55;
• Previous employment experience recognized (if acquired in a comparable employment sector);
• Bonuses for evening, night and weekend shifts;
• Paid full basic training.

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