Scientific Data Administrator


Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, Abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

Could you work for a business with 22% growth last year? Does being part of one of the top 5 companies to work for in the UK, according to Glassdoor, sound appealing? If so, read on!

This role will support new product development and deployment, analyze existing manufacturing processes and related data, to plan and design future manufacturing system and processes. Working with the R&D Protein Development Platform, it will optimize processes and systems by developing, improving and implementing integrated systems of people, information and equipment.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day responsibilities include data input and management into Oracle to support protein manufacturing processes

  • Support data management needs for new product development and release to customers

  • Create work Structures and routings for the new ERP system

  • Create Bill of Materials structures. Query and update existing data

  • Generate manufacturing SOPs for protein/reagent production

  • Will suggest ways to ensure the effective flow of the systems, processes and operations

  • Role will be supporting other functions like inventory control, quality management, quality control, material flow, cost analysis, procurement and supply chain management

  • Support cut over activities, including data reconciliation, business continuity documentation and business process maps to capture the various stages of cut over.


You will be educated to at least degree level (or equivalent) in a biological science with strong knowledge of MS office applications. You will have experience working with large datasets and have an understanding of common antibody-based applications to screen product data quality, knowledge of databases such as Uniprot, NCBI and PubMed would be useful but not essential as full training will be given. You possess knowledge and understanding of Bill of Materials within an ERP system and how they affect the manufacturing process along with experience of analyzing manufacturing processes and writing standard operating procedure in high-mix-low-volume environment.

You will have excellent attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills to resolve internal & external product data queries in a timely manner. You will have the ability to prioritize and process large amounts of data in a logical and efficient manner, ensuring our customers receive accurate, up-to-date product information quickly coupled with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders and team members to reach common goals and develop strong working relationships throughout the business.

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!

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing. This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Abcam.

Effective January 1, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated including the booster shots, (once eligible) against COVID as a condition of employment at Abcam. Employees with a sincerely held religious belief and/or disability impacting their ability to obtain the COVID vaccine can request a reasonable accommodation.


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