Facility Cleaning Technician

Description: The Facility Cleaning Technician role provides specialized cleaning of laboratory facilities and equipment in a manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing chemicals and scheduling equipment for cleaning. Autoclaving and sterilization of waste is also part of this job. The goal is to keep our building in a clean and orderly condition.

About Microbix

Microbix Biosystems is a life science company and leading manufacturer of viral and bacterial antigens and reagents for the global diagnostics industry. Our expertise in cell biology has led to the development of new products: LumiSort, an animal reproductive product for use in livestock industries; Kinlytic, a biopharmaceutical used to treat blood clots. We are a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: “MBX”) focused on delivering value to our shareholders by growing our virology products business, as well as commercializing our new products including LumiSort and Kinlytic.

Core Values

Microbix’ employees are talented and caring professionals who are responsible for developing sophisticated science and technology applications, operating highly technical manufacturing processes and managing complex global business relationships. In all of our activities we adhere to the following guiding principles:

Putting People First. Whether business partners, patients or colleagues we are committed to effectively serving the needs of others in everything we do.

Commitment to Innovation. We must ‘think differently’ to ensure we remain strong and continue to grow and sustain our competitive edge.

Integrity and Ethics. We must ‘do the right thing’ and exercise care and good judgement in all of our activities.

Quality and Continuous Improvement. We must strive for a high standard of performance and be recognized for doing so by all of our stakeholders.




Continually monitor and adhere to the cleanroom cleaning schedule and ensure all cleanings are completed promptly and correctly.

Performing and documenting routine cleaning activities

Routine incubator disassembly, cleaning and reassembly

Equipment cleaning & sanitization

Accurately measure and prepare cleaning & sanitization chemicals

Operation of autoclave for glassware and waste sterilization, including appropriate gowning for entry into biocontainment area.

Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs.

Stock and maintain supply rooms.

Follow all health and safety regulations.


Disposal of waste

Maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner

Must be able to perform physical work for extended periods of time

Perform other duties as may be assigned by management from time to time


Knowledge, skills and Education:

Secondary school diploma or equivalent

Previous relevant laboratory support experience preferred

Good written and communication skills.

Computer literate

Able to bend and kneel down for extended period of time

Capable of lifting up to 25kg

Detail oriented

Ability to work independently and as a team
Ability to identify and resolve areas of conflict or concerns.

Must become familiar with cleaning chemical components and safety requirements.


To Apply:

This is a night shift position, candidate must be available to work extra hours or change schedule as required.

Candidate must have a Canadian citizenship or possess a Permanent Resident card

Candidate must have a reliable transportation to the job.

Must be able to pass medical and background check.


Send your resume at careers@microbix.com or visit the company website. Only candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for an interview.