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Several Chemistry Research Positions in Edmonton, Canada

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. Our mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, CA, Gilead has operations in the United States, Europe and Australia. We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to join our team.
Specific Responsibilities:
Providing analytical method development support and quality control to process development of investigational and/or commercial drug APIs. Extensive knowledge in HPLC, GC and NMR is required. Hands on experiences in LC-MS and GC-MS is desirable. Ability to work under cGMP for daily work is essential. Some weekend and night shifts may be required depend on project.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
Independently plans and executes assigned experiments that support non-routine research activities and project goals. Applies advanced…

Sr Research Scientist

Sr Research Scientist II, Process R&D (Req# 538)Edmonton, CanadaGilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. Our mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, CA, Gilead has operations in the United States, Europe and Australia. We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to join our team.Specific Responsibilities:Lead and coordinate chemistry project teams, identify process improvements, devise novel solutions and strategies to complex synthetic problems and implement in the lab and Pilot/Production Plant; deliver high quality API requirements on time, prepare timely documentation (batch records, reports, development reports, etc), and provide technical, problem solving, and scientific leadership.Proven track record of significant accomplishment in Process Development (AP…

Chemist

Company
Siegwerk USA Co.
NAFTA Headquarters
www.siegwerk.com
Job Title
Chemist II
Location
Des Moines, Iowa
Job Summary
Under general supervision, formulates and tests new ink systems; resolves problems with existing systems; modify existing systems to efficiently meet customer needs; knows and regularly applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization, utilizing some originality and ingenuity. Meets customer needs to the best of the incumbents ability, in line with SIEGWERK’s philosophy that the customer is the #1 priority. Adheres to all departmental/company policies and standards to include (but not limited to): (1) maintains a neat, clean and safe work area; (2) maintains regular and consistent attendance; and (3) maintains positive working relationships.
Job Responsibilities
Formulates new ink systems for new and/or existing accounts.
Ensures that customer requirements or specifications are met.
Responds to and/or resolves customers' specifi…

Technical Lab Manager

Company
Siegwerk USA Co.
NAFTA Headquarters
www.siegwerk.com
Job Title
Technical Lab Manager
Location
Des Moines, Iowa
Job Summary
Responsible for formulation and testing of ink systems; modifies existing & develops new ink systems. Assists with raw material supply and related cost control. Solves problems by ensuring proper MFG and QC procedures. Ensures/maintains consistent formulations, nomenclature, formulation guidelines and performance optimization. Writes and maintains Product Data Sheets. Responsible for rework material. Possesses and applies extensive knowledge of particular field of specialization. Has excellent interpersonal and communication aptitude at different organizational levels. Directs work to meet customer needs in an efficient manner. Meets customer needs to the best of his/her ability, in line with SIEGWERK philosophy that the customer is the #1 priority. Adheres to all labor/company policies and standards to include (but not limited to): (1) maintains a neat, cl…

Asst VP Procurement

Assistant Vice President "Strategic Procurement Partner"
The University at Buffalo, a comprehensive, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence, seeks a dynamic individual responsible for building and maintaining strategic relationships with senior leaders to develop procurement solutions to meet their business objectives while providing leadership to the Procurement Services staff. This individual should be an exceptional communicator, have great interpersonal skills and the initiative to engage with a number of different university initiatives. Will identify and coordinate long range planning to include initiating and managing various committees whose purpose is to define and implement more efficient methodologies and provide direction for the increase in strategic sourcing and other related projects.
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. A minimum of five to ten years of experience in a purchasing services operation, preferably in…

Director of Communications

Mennonite Central Committee, the relief, development and peace-building organization for the Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches is seeking a Director of Communications. This position is responsible for the vision and creative direction of MCC's internal and external communications, particularly for MCC international and US domestic programs. The director leads a 14 member department that carries out much of the communication function in MCC; including writing, audiovisual production, internet media, photography, graphic design, and publicity. A bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or a related field is required along with demonstrated management and supervisory experience. An advanced degree and cross cultural or international experience is preferred. For more information visit our website at www.mcc.org , deadline to apply is December 3, 2007.

Financial Accounting Manager

Financial Accounting ManagerPosition Description• Plan, direct, and provide necessary management of the Company's financial accounting process to the preparation of financial reporting packages for internal and external users.• Ensures the Company's financial reporting is consistent with both U.S. GAAP and IFRS.• This position reports to the Director of Corporate Accounting, Taxation, and Risk Services.• Provides research, judgment, and counsel on application of standards to existing and potential Company transactions.• Liaison with Company's public accountants and parent company personnel on reporting issues as well as internal inquiries on contemplated transactions. • Perform and maintain controls adequately to comply with Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 and other sections relating to financial reporting and disclosure controls. • Responsible for compliance with control procedures and updates of control documentation. • Provide as-needed support to Company teams involved in d…

Metallurgical Engineering

Engineering Opportunities Available at DENSO Manufacturing Michigan Inc.
DENSO was established in 1949 after separating from Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. Today DENSO Manufacturing Michigan employs approximately 2,300 Associates and is a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for all the world's major automakers.
When DENSO came to Battle Creek, MI in 1984, they brought with it a unique culture, blending the best of American and Japanese practices: Lean manufacturing, Kaizen (continuous improvement) & Teamwork.
Join us...and experience the DENSO Spirit for yourself.
DENSO has a Metallurgical Engineering Opportunity available in Battle Creek, MI

We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package including an on-site Pharmacy and Recreation Center. Relocation assistance available. EOE. Preview jobs at www.densocorp-na.com. Email resumes to dmmi_recruiter.

Quality Manager

Quality Manager Opportunity Available at DENSO Manufacturing Arkansas Inc.
DENSO was established in 1949 after separating from Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. Today DENSO Manufacturing Michigan employs approximately 500 Associates and is a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for all the world's major automakers.
We have a unique culture, blending the best of American and Japanese practices: Lean manufacturing, Kaizen (continuous improvement) & Teamwork. Join us...and experience the DENSO Spirit for yourself.
DENSO has a Quality Manager Opportunity available in Osceola, AR Candidate must have
5+ years Quality Control/Assurance experience in an automotive manufacturing environment. 5+ yrs. experience directly supervising salaried associates. Possesses and can demonstrate the creativity needed to improve product quality on a continuous basis. For complete details, please preview this job at www.densocorp-na.com.
We offer a competitive compensation & b…

Purchasing Opportunities

Purchasing Opportunities Available at DENSO Manufacturing Michigan Inc.
DENSO was established in 1949 after separating from Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. Today DENSO Manufacturing Michigan employs approximately 2,300 Associates and is a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for all the world's major automakers.
When DENSO came to Battle Creek, MI in 1984, they brought with it a unique culture, blending the best of American and Japanese practices: Lean manufacturing, Kaizen (continuous improvement) & Teamwork.
Join us...and experience the DENSO Spirit for yourself.
DENSO has Purchasing Opportunities available in:
Battle Creek, MI
Purchasing Buyer – Raw Materials/MRO
Purchasing Buyer – Production Parts
Purchasing Buyer – Capital Equipment/MRO
We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package including an on-site Pharmacy and Recreation Center. Relocation assistance available. EOE. Preview jobs at www.densocorp-na.com. Email resumes to dmmi_recruiter

Electrical Maintenance Area Manager

Electrical Maintenance Area Manager
Company Description
Severstal North America, Inc. ("Severstal") ranks as the fourth largest integrated steel company in the United States. The company is located in Dearborn, Michigan. Severstal produces high quality flat-rolled carbon steel products--hot rolled, cold rolled, electrogalvanized and hot-dip galvanized--for customers in the automotive industry as well as for customers in the converter, service center and other related markets. To increase its line of value-added products, Severstal has formed a number of joint ventures with other steel companies.
Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for the efficient operation, planning, directing and supervising of the activities in the Electrical Maintenance Department of the Cold Mills Maintenance.
Reports directly to the Cold Mills Maintenance Manager.
Supervises Electrical Maintenance Supervisors and UAW represented skilled trades personnel in planned and preventive maintenance activities.
Revi…

Buyer - Hardware, Tools, Paint

Company: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Job Title: Buyer -Hardware,Tools, & Paint
Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Sears Holdings Corporation is the nation's third largest broadline retailer, with approximately $55 billion in annual revenues, and with approximately 3,800 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. Formed in March 2005 from the merger of Sears and Kmart, Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer as well as a leader in tools, lawn and garden, home electronics and automotive repair and maintenance. Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands' End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as the Apostrophe and Covington brands. It also has Martha Stewart Everyday products, which are offered exclusively in the U.S. by Kmart and in Canada by Sears Canada. The company is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more t…

Senior Metallurgist

Senior Metallurgist
Our energy flows through you! At Pacific Gas and Electric Company, we recognize that our employees are the backbone of our success. It's the mix of talent, skill, enthusiasm, drive and team spirit that empowers our employees to deliver your energy, today and tomorrow. This is your opportunity to join our team and make your contributions in an industry that is rapidly changing. At Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) we are seeking a Senior Consultative Metallurgist to work in our leading edge gas and electric testing facility in San Ramon. This position will require up to 30% travel and will give an opportunity to be highly visible with our clientele at our Hydro, Nuclear, Gas, Fleet and Electric Power Generation facilities.
SENIOR CONSULTATIVE METALLURGIST
Responsibilities:
1. Client Management: Consulting experience is a plus, excellent communication skills (oral and written) are essential. Successful candidates should work well with others and have a client foc…

Materials Manager

At MasterBrand Cabinets, we value our employees as one of our most important assets. Our success has been achieved through the commitment and dedication of our 13,000 team members. But, don’t just take our word for it -- the Fortune Brands family, including Moen, Titleist, MasterLock, Foot-Joy, and Jim Beam, has been honored as one of "America’s Most Admired Companies" for eleven years in a row. A great opportunity with MasterBrand Cabinets could exist for you as the Materials Manager at our Talladega, AL facility.
Position Summary:
This position exists to ensure that the Materials Department provides sound management of raw materials, WIP and finished goods inventory and thorough optimization of materials flow through the manufacturing process. In addition, this position assures the key operating and customer service performance objectives are achieved or exceeded. Will also manage the Materials, Production Scheduling and Inventory/Order Management aspects of the operation’s …