Posted on: June 18, 2022
From global research discoveries to clinical breakthroughs - our
vision is to become the most influential life sciences company for
researchers. If you are motivated by making a real impact to
people's life and have a desire to work in a passionate and diverse
community, Abcam is the place for you.
Our culture is driven by our dedicated, agile and audacious
community of professionals who are driven by a combined purpose and
sense of belonging. We're incredibly proud to be recognised as one
of the top 5 best places to work in the UK for two years running,
as per Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Award .
*this is a 6 month contract role
About the role
The person will be responsible for dealing with different
manufacturing practices and processes in a high-mix-low-volume
production, and for development of systems, processes, machines,
tools and equipment that turn raw material into a product.
The role will analyze existing manufacturing processes and related
data, to plan and design future manufacturing system and processes.
Working with the team, it will optimize complexprocesses
andsystemsby developing, improving and implementing integrated
systems of people, information and equipment.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Day-to-day responsibilities typically include designing systems and
processes, installing and maintaining equipment used to manufacture
and test them, and generally ensuring that everything runs in a
safe, effective and cost-effective manner.
Create work Structures and routings for the new ERP system
Create Bill of Materials structures. Query and update existing
Create Standard operating procedures including parameters like
equipment settings, CTQs and how to measure output, sample size and
Support system implementation for optimum coordination of labor,
materials and machines
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.
Manufacturing engineers will hold a relevant engineering degree
such as chemical, manufacturing/production or mechanical
engineering. Have around 5 years' of relevant experience in
manufacturing ideally in life science sector.
Have experience of analyzing manufacturing processes and writing
standard operating procedure in high-mix-low-volume
You must possess knowledge and understanding of Bill of Materials
within an ERP system and how they affect the manufacturing process.
This includes the technical structures for designing BOMs within a
system to meet Manufacturing requirements.
You must possess knowledge and understanding of Work Structures /
Routings within an ERP system and how they affect the manufacturing
process. This includes the technical structures for designing work
structures / routings within a system to meet Manufacturing
You must be proficient in operational excellence knowledge &
experience utilizing the methodologies of Six Sigma and the
Principles of Lean in manufacturing.
You will be able to influence and engage stakeholders and team
members to reach common goals and develop strong working
relationships throughout the business.
Multi-tasking must be a strong point as must prioritization, as you
will be working on multiple tasks simultaneously. As you'll be
joining a fast-paced environment you must be comfortable with
hitting the ground running.
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
We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all.
Flexibility and choice matter which is why we offer all kinds of
ways to enable you and your loved ones to be well and live well.
You can expect;
A culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and
development. We provide a wide range of training opportunities, for
both professional and personal development.
The freedom to work in a way that works for you, with a focus on
maximising productivity and innovation at work whilst reducing
A performance-based share plan, inspiring and rewarding our people
as we deliver Abcam's strategy.
Attractive and flexible package including 158 days full paid
maternity leave which will increase for subsequent children.
We offer a truly inclusive environment where you can bring your
whole self to work. This is underpinned by our Employee Resource
Groups (ERGs) and our partnerships with WORK180 (endorsed employer
for women) and MyGwork (LGBT+ professional community). All our
positions are open as a Job Share, where two talented professionals
can share the responsibility of a full time position. You can
declare your interest in a job share role within the application
Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment
decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity,
religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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