Operations Manager

  • Thailand
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Shiok Meats

  • Experience: 3 yr(s)
  • Posted: 21/06/2022
  • No of Positions: 1

Job Description

    Shiok Meats is seeking to hire an Operations manager for Shiok Meats’ satellite laboratory in Thailand; this employee who will work closely with the COO and Senior Research Scientist to setup the satellite laboratory in Thailand, manage and oversee day-to-day operations of the laboratory. 

    Key Responsibilities

    Responsible for planning and setting up of a cell culture (clean room) research facility. 

    Maintain and provide day to day support for the operation of the R&D labs.

    Review and prepare workflow, manning and space requirements, equipment layout, and action plans while ensuring productivity and quality.

    Working closely with the scientists and identify area of opportunities to improve facilities in order to increase cost saving.

    Maintaining records and compliance with legal requirements and enforcement of safety rules.

    Arrange audit schedule and conduct internal audits to prepare the company for external inspection.

    Advice and assist with all license application/renewal/termination.

    Implementing policies and procedures for all operational activities.

    Coordinating between vendors and to conduct site supervision with contractors upon award of job.

    To supervise site contractors during and after job completion.

    Oversee daily operations, while controlling and managing inventory and logistics

    Facilitating purchase of equipment, materials and supplies for the research laboratory.

    To liaise with external vendors for the preventive maintenance of equipment ensuring that the required schedules are adhered thus maintaining the equipment warranties and compliance.

    Perform goods receipt and provide information to the finance team for payment schedule.


    Strong decision making and problem-solving skills

    Excellent communication skills (both English & Thai).

    Initiative and independent with high energy levels and ability to multi-task

    Able to work independently and a team player.


    The position is full-time and the candidate will be compensated similar to industry standards. 


    To apply, please upload a cover letter, 2-page CV and expected salary(all combined into 1 pdf file).

    Due to a high volume of incoming applications, we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interviews. Also, we will not entertain applications received via LinkedIn or other platforms.

  • Salary: $ 3500 - $ 4500 Per Month
  • Role: Operations Manager
  • Employment Type: Full time

Desired Candidate Profile




    Required background:

    BS in an engineering or scientific discipline with 3-5 years hands-on experience in facilities management, operations and maintenance preferably for Biotech/Healthcare industry.

    Ability to draft, review & implementation of Standard Operating Procedures

    Preferred experience:

    Experience in, operations and management positions.

    2+ years of work experience managing a laboratory (Academic or industry research lab)

    Knowledge on aseptic techniques, cell culture and basic biotechnology knowledge preferred

    Exceptional organizational and record keeping skills.

Company Profile

Shiok Meats is a cultivated meat and seafood company – the first of its kind in Singapore and South-East Asia.
“Shiok” in Singapore and Malay slang means fantastic, delicious, and simply, pleasure.
Shiok Meats also owns SEA’s first cultivated red meat company, Gaia Foods.
Our mission is to bring delicious, sustainable, and healthy seafood to your table, using our technology to grow meat from healthy cells instead of animals. Currently, we produce crustaceans like shrimps, crabs, lobsters and are the first in the world to do so using cellular agriculture technology.
Our meats are real meat, delicious and nutritious. Our meats are animal-, health- and environment-friendly.
Same great taste, better for the planet!
We are currently in the R&D phase and target to commercialise in 2023.

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