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Laboratory Technician - Production


Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 5M1

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Laboratory Technician - Production to join our dynamic Supply Chain Operations East team in Brampton.


Job category: Laboratory and phlebotomy
Job posting ID: 4573


​Employment status: Regular part-time
Possible schedule/FTE: 0.5 


Classification: LT OPSEU 200
Salary/Rate of pay: $27.30


Application deadline: 2023-06-01 
This position is open to: Internal and External applicants


Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.   


Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.  


Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.


About this role:

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Regular Full-Time Laboratory Technician to join our dynamic Production Team in Ottawa, Ontario.  In this role you will be responsible for the routine review of daily production related functions, in addition to ensuring Quality Control procedures & requirements are sustained for the department, in accordance with all regulations, standard operating procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).


Are you ready to embark on a meaningful and inspiring journey, where what you do matters? Be part of Canada’s lifeline. Because we can all be the reason, the connection, that keeps Canadians living.


Responsibilities include:


  • Performs duties and routine review of production related activities in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Monitors incoming and prepares outgoing production related shipments in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Performs routine equipment operation and maintenance activities in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Participates in the monitoring and record review of production related equipment and areas in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Maintains adequate stock of supplies, assists supervisory staff with inventory counting and ordering of general supplies, disposables, and receives and inspects supply shipments according to standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains and provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers and promotes continuous learning.
  • Participates in quality improvement and continuous improvement activities.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Education, Training, and Experience:


  • Registered with the Ontario Society of Medical Technologists (OSMT).
  • AND/OR Foreign trained Medical technician or Technologist with experience who does not have registered status in Canada.
  • AND/OR Formal education, or equivalent – post secondary and one-year laboratory work experience or an equivalent education. An example is a BSc or MSc in an appropriate Health Sciences Discipline.
  • Experience – relevant computers skills required.
  • Qualification and skills required – manual dexterity, ability to prepare and maintain accurate records, initiative and ability to work independently, ability to carry out repetitive tasks in a meticulous manner.
  • Must be able to work all shifts and weekends, may include on call.


Demonstrated Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to learn required technical skills.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Must have ability to work independently and as a member of the team.
  • Must have the physical abilities to carry out the duties of the job.
  • Must be able to work all shifts, and weekends.
  • Must have good organizational skills and ability to prioritize are required.
  • Must have the ability to operate automated equipment and computerized workstations.
  • Must show attention to detail and the ability to perform detailed documentation in an accurate and legible manner.
  • Good problem-solving skills are required.




  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • Comprehensive group health, dental and vision benefits
  • Choice of Defined benefits or Defined contribution pension plan
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, and much more

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  


To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds. Persons who have been vaccinated outside of Canada must contact their local Public Health Unit in order to obtain a vaccine equivalency certificate.


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.