Abcam: Scientific Products Administrator (6 months)


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Closing date: 2018-01-19

Abcam, a global and innovative biotechnology company, is currently looking for a Scientific Products Administrator who will be responsible for quality checks of new product datasheets and protocol booklets (WB, IHC, ICC, Flow Cytometry images) as well as validating data for our existing product portfolio.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Science Graduate with either data validation, solid administration or lab experience, to join our growing business. Full training on our processes will be provided.

This is a 6-months contract position and can be office or home-based. You will need to be able to attend meetings and training in our Cambridge office as and when required.

About Product Data Integration (PDI) Department at Abcam

The team is made of a dozen of driven and passionate individuals, working closely together to ensure our product data is the most scientifically correct and up to date, while continuously striving to expand our product portfolio to allow our customers, to discover more, faster.

It is an exciting time to join the PDI team as Abcam’s continuous growth means increasing opportunities for the team to integrate new and innovative products into our product portfolio, which are then used across the globe by leading scientists conducting research into cancer, cardiovascular diseases, neuroscience and epigenetics amongst others.

Roles & responsibilities:

  • Check and validate datasheets providing our customers with the most up to date data.
  • Compile/check datasheets and protocol booklets to ensure they contain all information required by customers and adhere to our guidelines.
  • Review images received from our partners to ensure our strict quality standards are upheld.
  • Searching and adding Abcam specific references and images used in academic papers.
  • Work proactively towards weekly KPIs.
  • Participate in team meetings and contribute toward our needs to continually improve our processes and product information.

About you

You are an enthusiastic and motivated individual having acquired scientific knowledge through achieving a Science Degree. In addition, you need to have had a first experience in an office environment dealing with product validation / data related / administration experience or in a lab environment dealing with one of the relevant antibody-based applications (Western Blot (WB), IHC, ICC, FC).

You must have strong communication skills, open to constructive feedback, and are a real team player as the team work closely together and liaise with a variety of stakeholders. You are confident with using MS-Office daily and have a meticulous attention to detail.

Strong time management and organisational skills are key as team priorities do change regularly according to business needs and you will need to adapt your workload to suit these.

We will fully support you when joining by providing you with extensive training on our processes.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!

About Us

Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs.

It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.

Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focussed on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development.