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QA Specialist (18 month term)

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. employs over 150 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.


We are currently looking for a Quality Assurance Specialist (18 month term) for our Kanata location.


Job Description/Details:

  • The Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all performance targets and regulatory obligations to support compliance and reliability of operations and manufactured products are met.
  • Applying a full working level of knowledge in Quality Assurance and Quality Management System procedures, this position is responsible for maintenance of various elements of the Quality Management system and procedures.  The QA Specialist will administer systems such as complaints, change control, deviation, and corrective action and recommend actions that meet compliance standards as well as maximizing efficiencies for the Medical Isotopes products.

  • The QA Specialist will perform batch release of products, and ensure high product quality.  Other duties will include performing internal audits, hosting outside auditors, and providing GMP guidance to research and development. 

  • This position is classified as a Nuclear Energy Worker

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Normally BSc degree in Life Sciences or Engineering
  • Minimum of 5-7 years work experience in quality assurance preferably from a pharmaceutical or medical device industry.
  • Excellent judgment and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Other key skills include: organizational, analytical and leadership skills (ability to lead with influence).


BWXT ITG Canada Inc. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

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