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Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Technician

Job type: Permanent Full Time
Region: Laval/Montreal

Paraza Pharma Inc.

Paraza Pharma, Inc. is a fast-growing pharmaceutical research company offering a dynamic and collaborative work environment where scientific excellence, innovation and creativity are at the forefront. Here, diversity, new points of view and the creative spirit are valued and considered as real assets. We provide our employees with ongoing support, training and development opportunities to expand their horizons while contributing to our shared passion for Drug Discovery.

Job Description

The Logistics Group at Paraza is seeking an energetic and results-oriented individual to join its dynamic team. The successful candidate is expected to have experience in maintenance and reparation of electrical equipment, as well as, strong interpersonal communication skills. The selected candidate will be expected to work independently within a team structure, to maintain small electrical and mechanical laboratory equipment at Paraza’s three sites. A key asset for the ideal candidate will be natural aptitude in understanding and troubleshooting electrical and mechanical equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain the performance of laboratory purification systems
  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain small electrical laboratory equipment (stirring plates, rotary evaporators, vacuum pumps, etc.)
  • Respond to scientist’s requests in an efficient manner
  • Assist with occasional equipment moves
  • Assist with general building related work
  • Periodic maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Maintain inventory of laboratory equipment
  • Other related duties as assigned

Key Qualifications

College or professional degree in mechanics, electrical, instrumentation or related field, or 5+ years of experience in a similar position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory equipment
  • Good sense of priority and urgency to manage multiple requests in parallel
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, and constantly seeking creative solutions to challenging problems
  • Comfortable to communicate in French and English

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