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QA Specialist (18 month term)

Date: Sep 24, 2022

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Medical Ltd. 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 Medical Ltd. employs over 300 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Medical Ltd. 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) with experience in Validation and/or New Product Implementation for our Kanata, ON location.




  • 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 quality oversight of a project to implement a new drug product.
  • The QA Specialist will perform review of critical project documentation including validation protocols, standard operating procedures, user requirements, design reviews and providing GMP guidance to research and development. 
  • This position is classified as a Nuclear Energy Worker.




  • Normally BSc degree in Life Sciences or Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years work experience in quality assurance, preferably from a pharmaceutical or medical device industry.
  • Experience in validation and/or new product implementation.
  • Excellent judgment and maintains 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).


We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.


BWXT Medical Ltd. 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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