Job Details

Data Management Specialist

Data Management Specialist
Accepting BioReady
Full Time

STEMCELL Technologies

not disclosed
Vancouver, BC
British Columbia
Date Posted
07/03/2018 - 13:30
Closing Date
07/04/2018 - 13:30
Job Description

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

The Data Management Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the set up of parts in STEMCELL’s ERP and PLM systems meets system and business requirements. This is to facilitate the efficient introduction of new and changed products and ensure that the ever expanding number of transactional operations may proceed uninterrupted. In this role you will work with business stakeholders to facilitate part setup, determine the impact of new business requirements on part setup, ensure parts meet applicable data quality standards, and be responsible for setting part transactional permissions. You will support operational groups to resolve part data quality issues and business interruptions in a timely manner, and seek to improve operational efficiencies.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline such as computer science, transportation and logistics, or inventory control management.
  • 1-3 years related work experience in Planning Information Systems, ERP, or other related fields, preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint) and Google productivity tools.
  • Possess mid-level database experience and skills including the SQL language.
  • Knowledge of Quality standards such as ISO13485 and cGMP is desired.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Takes ownership, initiative, and prioritizes effectively to achieve business goals; is self-directed.
  • Must have exceptional attention to detail.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the integrity of part data in the ERP / PLM. Coordinates corrections to part data affecting transactional processes.
  • Responsible for evaluating part data accuracy and setting flags that control part transactions in a timely manner for part lifecycle management (e.g., part setup, ongoing part maintenance, part changes, and discontinuing parts).
  • Acts as a go-to person for any part-related data issues in the ERP / PLM.
  • Tracks exceptions on data integrity and maintains exceptions within control limits.
  • Works closely with other members of the Product Data Management group to support new product introductions and part lifecycle management.
  • Tracks and enforces conformance to data policies, standards and procedures.
  • Represents the Part Setup process at Product Change Request meetings and PSM (Product Specification Master) meetings as required.
  • Takes initiative to identify and propose additional data-related improvements.
  • Additional data enhancement tasks as required.
Other Information: 

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please apply online at