Production Scientist / Lab Technician

Production Scientist

Fredericton, NB

Reference # AM-13876

At LuminUltra our purpose is to change the world's understanding of how microbes impact our water. The world's water is at risk, are you ready to make a difference?

We are a leading manufacturer and thought-leader in the biotech industry, developing technology-based products and services to help companies and organizations all over the world with their water quality monitoring needs. Headquartered in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, we are a global company with satellite operations in Baltimore, Paris, London and Melbourne, AU. We need a driven person to support the Operations Team as our company grows. If you are up for the challenge, apply to join our winning team.

Our best-in-class solutions are used around the world in a wide range of industries, including the municipal, manufacturing and energy sectors. Armed with dedicated ownership, a talented team, best-in-class partners and a solid foundation, LuminUltra is looking to add new, talented 'A players' that can help to write the next chapter in our rapid growth trajectory.

Job Description

As a key member of LuminUltra's Operations Team, the Production Scientist / Lab Technician (1 Year Term) will have the following responsibilities:

  • Operating production equipment (automated reagent dispensing/capping/labelling machine).
  • Perform aspects of reagent production and laboratory maintenance, including but not limited to:
    • Equipment cleaning.
    • Reagent batch preparation, routine testing and sampling using specified methodologies.
    • Quality assurance testing and monitoring.
    • Reagent dispensing, packaging, labelling, and record keeping.
    • Physical inspections, in-process testing, equipment calibrations.
    • Purified water system operation and maintenance, general housekeeping, and preventative maintenance.
    • Maintain lab supplies and raw material inventory.
    • Assist with internal procedures.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Troubleshooting, logging NCR reports, performing root cause analysis, implementing corrective actions.
  • Compliance to ISO 9001 and LuminUltra Technologies' QMS.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or Biology is required.
  • 1-2 years' laboratory experience is required. 3-5 years' work experience in a manufacturing or production setting is an asset. 
  • Knowledge of chemistry principles, calculations, and lab hygiene best practices would be an asset.
  • Technically inclined and willingness to complete planned and unplanned maintenance on lab and production equipment is a must.
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to perform root cause analysis.
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative.
  • Strong organizational & time management skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually.
  • Mechanical, hands-on experience in process optimization.
  • Internal auditing experience would be considered an asset.

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For more information about this exciting opportunity, please contact Austin McLennan, Senior Consultant, at 902-424-1103 and or Keenan McGrath, Recruitment Specialist at 902-424-1148 and, or please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Austin or Keenan know.

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