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Maintenance Manager, Laboratory Assets, 12 Months Maternity Cover

Date: 18-Mar-2023

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

Do you pride yourself on your integrity? We do what’s right for our employees, patients and partners so can you?


Oxford Biomedica’s Engineering team are responsible for all aspects of Plant, Mechanical, Electrical and Incoming utilities at our facilities. 


We are currently recruiting for a Senior Maintenance Coordinator to join the team as maternity cover to ensure continuity in the management and delivery of maintenance / calibration activities across our laboratory sites through the robust coordination and motivation of approved contractors, internal engineering resources and internal process / asset owners.

In addition, they shall ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements, whilst supporting a culture of continuous improvement.


Your responsibilities in this role would be:

  • Plan and organise maintenance activities to ensure maximum equipment uptime.
  • Communicate & confirm all scheduled activities with internal & external stakeholders.
  • Induction & supervision of maintenance contractors throughout the laboratory sites.
  • Review and improve maintenance / calibration processes and methods
  • Review & approve service and calibration reports ensuring accuracy and compliance
  • In conjunction with laboratory department managers monitor and increase asset availability/uptime.
  • Provision of metrics on engineering KPI’s
  • Ensure accuracy of CMMS system.


To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:


  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role – managing and scheduling maintenance activities.
  • Experienced in managing & supervising contractors, issuing and managing Permit to works.
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels.
  • Highly Organised and proactive approach to prioritising activities to ensure delivery against plan.
  • Excellent problem solving, report writing and analytical skills.
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office software suite
  • Experience with CMMS / ERP system



  • Track record of suggesting and delivering continuous improvements
  • Related Engineering qualification
  • Experience in a similar role within a regulatory environment
  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment


Do you want to feel inspired every day?  We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and teamwork, and so can you.


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives


About Us:


We are an innovative leading viral vector specialist focused on delivering life changing therapies to patients.

Our innovative solutions and proven expertise allow us and our customers, the biotech and biopharma industry, to deliver life-saving therapies to reach even more patients.

The success of cell and gene therapy products transforms outcomes for millions of people suffering from some of the world’s worst diseases and medical conditions.


We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.



What’s in it for you:


  • Highly competitive reward packages
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Development opportunities
  • A 35-hour working week
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment
  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity
  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities


We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and teamwork, and so can you.


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives