Research Associate, Batch Production

Last updated 15 days ago
Location:Eugene, Oregon

About the role

We are seeking a full-time permanent Research Associate who will report to the Production Supervisor. Most of the work is in a laboratory setting requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including a lab coat, eye protection and gloves. In accordance with Oregon laws, our site currently requires the use of a mask on site. The successful candidate will be responsible for the formulation and packaging of our products according to our detailed documentation. They will work collaboratively to produce replenishment batches of our large and growing catalog of products. Products include ELISA Kits, Monoclonal Antibodies, Cell and Tissue Lysates, Proteins, and other Reagents for life sciences research. The environment in batch production is fast-paced and full of opportunities to master a diverse set of biotech manufacturing skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform documented manufacturing processes according to SOPs
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records
  • Mix and aliquot bulk reagents
  • Maintain physical and digital raw material, intermediate, bulk, and finished good inventory
  • Maintain a safe and healthy workplace.
  • Comply with global health and quality standards.
  • May be required to perform other duties as required/assigned

About you

You are a hardworking and proven high performer in your previous roles. You are a detail-oriented individual who possesses excellent communication and organizational skills. You thrive in a fast-paced and sociable team environment. If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences, please apply now!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience
  • Position requires prolonged stints of standing/sitting
  • Display manual dexterity required to operate office and heavy lab equipment
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in laboratory environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, bioengineering, or biology.
  • 1+ year working in manufacturing environment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Display manual dexterity required to operate office and heavy lab equipment
  • Excellent computer skills including instrumentation specific software, and proficiency in Microsoft office suite.

Work Environment:

  • Lab setting 80%
  • Office setting 20%
  • Lab contains hazardous chemicals and biohazards (BSL2 lab)

Pay and Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (including our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks full paid maternity leave and 6 weeks full paid paternity leave), a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development, and a highly flexible working environment.

What’s more, as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer, we are recognized globally as an organization that’s diverse, inclusive and supports women in the workplace.

About Us

An idea conceived in a University of Cambridge laboratory in 1998, Abcam plc ( began life as an innovative and entrepreneurial start-up, spearheaded by like-minded individuals who shared a common purpose of providing the scientific community with quality antibody reagents, as well as trustworthy and up-to-date information about their uses and limitations. Abcam has now grown to become a leading supplier of protein research tools to life scientists, whilst always maintaining the core collaborative values assumed at its inception.  

Abcam now supports life science researchers in their quest to understand the cause of disease and ultimately offer improvements to diagnoses and treatments. To achieve this outcome, the company both develops and manufactures its own products in specialist facilities across the globe, and sources from over 400 partners, offering scientists the newest, most innovative and highest quality research tools available globally, regardless of source. With a customer base of research scientists who require high performance products with detailed technical specifications, 64% of global researchers use Abcam products. 

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.