FREE Event: An Opportunity to Access EU R&D Funding

CK Science would like to take this opportunity to invite you an event which we think you will find valuable.

By attending this FREE event, you will learn first-hand about the opportunities for European R&D funding  in  Healthcare  projects soon to be announced in the 2012 FP7 call. This call has a significant focus on SMEs, with guaranteed EC funding to leading SME partners in successful consortia and a range of more broadly specified topics targeted at SME interests.

During the event there will also be an opportunity to hear about other sources of European Funding for SMEs through the Research for the Benefit of SMEs and Eureka Eurostars programs.

The event, organised in partnership with CK Science and Beta Technology will also provide details on how to access further support , give attendees a chance  to meet with national support teams, hear from a successful SME participant  and network with potential partners.  A buffet lunch will be provided.

When is the event?

This event will be taking place on Monday 23rd May at Biocity Nottingham’s Boardroom. The event will start at 9.00am and will finish at 13.30pm.

 

Who should attend?
The event is targeted at SMEs in the biotech/healthcare sector but will also be of interest to academics and other interested parties working in the following areas of health research;

•  Detection and Diagnosis of disease
•  Innovative therapeutic approaches and interventions
•  Large scale data gathering and processing
•  Development and ageing
•  Translational research on major infectious diseases, including HIV, TB and malaria
•  Translational research on, diabetes/obesity, rare and chronic diseases
•  Healthcare systems and public health
•  Adverse drug reactions

 

Agenda for the day:

  • 9:00 – 9.30am – Coffee and tea
  • 9.30 – 9.40am – Introduction from CK
  • 9.40 – 10.00am – Basic principles of FP7 and UK performance
  • 10.00 – 10.15am – UK support available (Beta Technology)
  • 10.15 -10.55am – 2012 Health Call and highlights from others – Biotech, ICT, Nano materials
  • 10.55 – 11.10 am – Break
  • 11.10 – 11.30am – Case study – Rebecca Martell from Simcyp
  • 11.30-11.45am – Innovative Medicines Initiative
  • 11.45 – 12.15pm – R4SMEs and Eurostars – Steve Bradley
  • 12.15 – 12.45pm – Q&A
  • 12.45 – 1.00pm – Lunch

 

How to register?

To register your place at the event, or for more information, please contact me on 01438 743 047 or email cgutsell@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, please reply to this message.

Posted in General, Mobile NewsTagged in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Are you really using Linkedin to it's full potential? Complete our short survey now!

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool.

Posted in GeneralTagged in , , , , , , , , ,

CK Science to be a Biocity Friendly Dragon!

On the 6th-8th April 2011, Biocity will be holding their Biocity Bootcamp Event. The event will give you the opportunity to kick start your entrepreneurial career within the bioscience, pharmaceutical, med-tech and healthcare sectors.

The Bootcamp will be an intensive 3 day programme delivered by entrepreneurs and business consultants working within the industry.

On the third day, the 8th April, CK Science, Corporate Partners of Biocity, will be taking part in the ‘Friendly Dragons Den’, taking on the role of a ‘Friendly Dragon’. Delegates will be split into small groups and each delegate will have the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their idea to the panel, with the panel providing constructive feedback. It should be a great event!

The 2011 Bootcamp will be hosted and run by the prestigious Biocity Nottingham, one of Europe’s largest Bioincubators. To find out more about the Biocity Bootcamp Event or to register your interest, please click here.

Posted in GeneralTagged in , , , , ,

Are you going to MEDTEC UK next week?

CK Science are!  We will be exhibiting at  stand number 1722 – so if you are planning on attending, please come along and say hello.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMTmyivktck[/youtube]

If you would like to schedule a meeting with me to discuss your recruitment plans or job opportunities, please email me at abolton@ckscience.co.uk, and we will organise this as soon as possible.

Posted in GeneralTagged in , , , ,

CK Science to feature on The Guardian’s Live Q&A

CK Science are proud to announce that will be featuring on the panel of experts for The Guardian’s Live Q&A discussing the skills physics graduates have gained – and the career options available to them.

Along with the other expert panel members, Director at CK Science, Ashley Kirk, will be offering insight into the types of jobs physics graduates can get into and the skills you will need to get them. With 20 years of experience in dealing with scientific careers, Ashley is well placed to provide some invaluable advice.

So if you have recently graduated in a Physics related degree or are looking for a new position in the area, why not join the discussion. It’s taking place tomorrow at 1-4pm. Please click here to find out more and to join the discussion tomorrow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Posted in General, Industry News, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , , ,

Meet Our Environmental Industry Candidates

CK Science are specialists in recruitment for the Environmental Industry. We have a database full of high calibre candidates looking for a new position in the industry, here are a just a few that are currently based in the South of England.

 

Blend Technician                                                                                                                          

  • Reference: 91327
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £15,000+

A BSc level graduate in Chemistry who has gained experience in industry.

He has excellent knowledge and experience with TLC, NMR, IR, UV as well as other techniques.

He has had experience blending lubricant components up to a scale of 30kg.

Currently looking to further his skills, he is local to the area and flexible on salary.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. 

 

 

 

Organic Chemist                                                                                                                          

  • Reference: Sussex
  • Location: Local to the area
  • Salary: £20,000+

A BSc level candidate who has gained extensive experience in the Environmental industry.

He has excellent knowledge and experience with GLP, GMP, GCP, UKAS (including ISO17025 BS EN ISO9001:2008, BS EN ISO14001:2004 as well as others.)

His skill set include GCMS, HS-GC-MS, wet and analytical Chemistry amongst others.

He is local to the area and available immediately.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

 

 

Graduate Environmental Analyst                                                                                              

  • Reference: 104963
  • Location: Southampton                                                                                                 
  • Salary: £Negotiable

A MSc level graduate who has gained industry experience within the Environmental Industry.

She has excellent knowledge of environmental consultancy policies as well as survey skills.

A driven individual with strong communication and organisational skills, she could utilise her skill set across various functions on site.

She lives within the local area, available immediately and flexible on salary.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. 

 

 

 

 

Laboratory Manager

  • Reference: 49859
  • Location: Nationwide                                                                    
  • Salary: Circ.£30,000

A MSc level graduate who has gained strong industry experience within the Environmental and Waste Industry.

He has excellent knowledge of all processes and site systems/standards including GLP, GMP, UKAS (ISO) etc.

His skill sets include a wide range of wet and analytical chemistry techniques including HPLC, UV/Visible Spectrophometer, FTIR and many more.

He also offers experience of managing small to medium size teams.

Currently looking to further his skills, he is very flexible on location and looking for a salary of c. £30k.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Engineer

  • Reference: 37108
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: £20,000+

A BSc level candidate who has gained  experience in the Water Treatment Industry.

She has excellent knowledge of maintaining Quality Systems (i.e ISO 9001, ISO 14001), running engineering projects across the site as well as liasing with suppliers and customers.

A driven individual with strong communication and organisational skills, she could utilise her skill set across various functions on site.

She is happy to relocate UK wide, available immediately and flexible on salary.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. 

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , , , ,

Master Scheduler Job (Pharmaceuticals) – North West

Our client is a global manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and is currently looking for a Master Scheduler to be based in the North West, UK.

The overall job purpose includes:

  • To ensure a high level Master Production Schedule (MPS) is developed for assigned product(s) to meet customer requirements.
  • To ensure inventory is effectively managed.
  • To support key supply chain projects which will have an impact on strategy.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The main responsibilities of this Master Scheduler position will include:

• Design and maintain a 24 month Master Production schedule for assigned products to ensure fulfilment of customer demands. (Monthly activity)

• Liaise with a wide variety of internal and external work centres e.g. Production, labs, QA, warehouse to obtain buy in to schedule. Communicate the plan to all levels of the organisation.

• Drive performance improvements and be responsible for OSSCE Class A performance for assigned products

• Manage changes in demand and drive resolution of capacity constraints within the work centres.

• Manage inventory levels

• Provide technical coaching and support to scheduler buyers

• Influence and participate in Site and Global Supply Chain initiatives

• Facilitate market related changes encompassing all aspects of materials, packaging and production changes.

 

Required Experience:

The ideal candidate for this Master Scheduler position will have several years experience in a Pharmaceutical FDA regulated environment. An understanding of Supply Chain and Quality systems is also required.

To be considered for this Master Scheduler role you will have the following skills:

  • Excellent influencing and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage a variety of conflicting demands to meet clearly defined goals
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organisation both internally and externally e.g. Contract Manufacturers
  • Discipline to meet deadlines

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in Scheduling/Planning or related function
  • Knowledge of OSSCE processes e.g. MRP
  • Previous experience in project management/ leading change
  • Supplier management experience

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Master Scheduler position, please contact Russell Oakley at CK Science on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential.  Pleas quote ref: SH21292 on application.

Posted in General, Jobs, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , , ,

Our Latest Medical Devices Job Opportunities…

CK Science are specialists in recruiting for the Medical Devices Industry. Here is a sample of a our current Medical Devices positions:

 

Lead Auditor

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: £35,000 – £45,000

Working as a Lead Auditor, you will be responsible for conducting audits of client’s products, quality management systems (QMS) and facilities in line with industry standards (AIMDD, MDD, IVDMD, ISO); producing, reviewing and approving of technical files and dossiers as well as liaising with clients throughout the process to ensure an efficient and effective turnaround of projects.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Consultancy which provides auditing services to a multifarious range of Medical Device organisations. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package. Due to the nature of the role, willingness to travel within the UK, Europe, USA and Asia is essential.

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree (or equivalent)in a relevant Scientific or Engineering discipline and demonstrated experience of either internal or external auditing gained in the Medical Device industry including knowledge of CE Markings, ISO 13485 and ISO 9001:2008. Proven practical experience in a Lead Auditor function would be highly advantageous but it is not essential.

Interested? Please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

 

Test Engineer

  • Salary: £24,000 – £27,000

Working as a Test Engineer, you will be involved in providing product testing, inspection and certification services to clients in the Consumer, Medical Device, Lighting, Telecom and many other industries.

Your duties will include carrying out product assessments; checking clients specification drawings against test requirements; carrying out testing work in line with relevant quality or certification standards as well as recording assessment and test results.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an industry leader in Electrical & Electronic testing which provides services such as safety testing, EMC testing and certification management. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will be educated in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated experience of carrying out electrical and/or electronic testing (e.g. safety testing, EMC testing, performance testing). Knowledge of electrical standards EN60335 or EN60730 would be advantageous but it is not essential.

Project Engineer

  • Salary: £30,000 – £35,000

Working as a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for management of the two workshop teams made up of electrical & electronic test engineers involved in providing product testing, inspection and certification services to clients in the Consumer, Medical Device, Lighting, Telecom and many other industries. The role can be primarily based at either site, with 2 – 3 days per week spent at the other site depending on workload.

Your duties will include day-to-day management of test engineers; scheduling of work and management of test turnaround; ensure all documentation including previous test notes ad component certification is available to test engineers; maintain workshop in line with quality standards (ISO 17025) as well as where needed, carry out witness testing and testing at manufacturers premises.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an industry leader in Electrical & Electronic testing which provides services such as safety testing, EMC testing and certification management. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will be educated in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline (or equivalent); demonstrated experience in a project management or management function and proven practical experience of performing testing of Electrical or Electronic equipment / technology.

Interested? Please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

Mechanical Engineer Consultant

  • Salary: £30,000 – £37,000

Working as a Mechanical Engineer Consultant, you will be working as part of multi-disciplinary project teams involved in the design and development of medical device technology for various industries.

Your duties will include leading a small team of mechanical engineers; design and development of complex electro-mechanical devices and systems; testing and analysis of devices / systems (e.g. FEA, MATLAB, MATHCAD, Moldflow, COMSOL) as well as working closely with the client technical teams throughout the project.

The is an oustanding opportunity to join an innovative Medical Device Consultancy, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering and proven practical experience in the design and development of medical devices or complex instruments / systems including use of analytical skills such as FEA, MATLAB, MATHCAD, Moldflow, COMSOL. Knowledge in areas such as transfer to manufacture, medical device regulations or using CAD design (SolidWorks and/or Pro-E) would be advantageous but it is not essential.

Mechanical Workshop Technician

  • Salary: £18,000 – £24,000

Working as a Mechanical Workshop Technician, you will be working as part of multi-disciplinary project teams involved in the design and development of medical device technology. Your duties will include the development of prototypes; design and building of test rigs; carrying out verification testing as well as preparing demonstration models for presentations.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Medical Device organisation that develops innovative medical device technology. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will have a HNC / HND (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering and demonstrated experience in a workshop environment involved in instrument manufacture including an understanding of technical drawings and the operation of machine tools. Experience of Mechanical Design including CAD would be advantageous but it is not essential.

Interested? Please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , ,

Pfizer to Cut 2,400 Pharmaceutical Jobs

As reported by Sky News, the US Pharmaceutical company, Pfizer has this afternoon announced their plans to close their site in Sandwich, Kent, cutting up to 2,400 pharmaceutical jobs.

The research and development centre will be closing down over the next two years. Speaking of the closure, Dr Ruth McKernan, the company’s head stated, “It is with a deep sense of sadness that we announce our proposal to exit our site in Sandwich, Kent.

“It has played an important role in the discovery and development of medicines and has brought many life-saving treatments to patients.”

The closure is part of a plan by the pharma company to partake in a global restructuring programme in order to, “to create a more focused and sustainable R&D engine for innovation”.

Are you looking for a new position in the pharmaceutical industry? Click here to search our current pharmaceutical jobs online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , ,

Currently Available Chemical Industry Positions…

CK Science are specialists in recruitment for the Chemical Industry. Here are a selection of our current Chemical Industry positions which are currently available.

Aerosol Development Chemist / R&D Manager – East Midlands

  • Reference: SH21139

Our client, a chemicals manufacturer based in the East Midlands, is currently recruiting for an Aerosol Development Chemist or R&D Manager to work within their Aerosols R&D Team.
This role, also commutable from the North West and West Midlands, offers a competitive salary depending on experience and would suit any chemist with experience developing aerosols within the industrial, automotive, personal care or similar sectors.

For more details, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk

Asbestos Manager/ Surveyor, West Midlands

  • Reference: SH21227

Our client, a company specialising in environmental safety, currently requires an Asbestos Manager or Asbestos Surveyor to manage/ join their team based in the West Midlands.
Ideally P402/3/4, S301 and CCP qualified, you will have previous experience carrying out asbestos surveys and will possess a full driving licence.
 

For more details, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk

Project Leader/R&D Chemist (Polymers) – North West, UK

  • Reference: SH20729

Our client, a manufacturer of colours and additives for the polymers industry, is currently looking for a Project Leader/ R&D Chemist to work at their site in the North West of England.
You will have gained your PhD in polymer chemistry/ organic chemistry/ organometallic chemistry and will ideally have industrial experience of developing a range of polymers as well as project management experience.
For more details, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk

Supply Chain Manager, Chemicals, North West, UK

  • Reference: SH21249

Our client, a global manufacturer, supplier, and developer of chemical products which have applications in innovative treatment systems and value-added technologies, is currently looking to appoint a Supply Chain Manager to join their team based in the North West of England.
Managing the purchasing activities of the company, you will be able to prove your knowledge in a Supply Chain/ Purchasing environment and will have excellent negotiation skills as well as a good knowledge of SAP.
 

For more details, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk
 
 

Analytical Chemist – London

Our client, an industry leading Specialty Chemical organisation, are currently looking for an Analytical Chemist for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract to join their state of the art laboratories.
Working alongside a team of inorganic chemists you will be involved in analysis of precious metals and advanced materials. You will use analytical techniques including ICP/OES, AAS, GFASS, XRF, Fire Assay and more.
To be considered for this role, you will have a BSc in Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry or a related discipline (or equivalent). Previous experience in the area of In-organic analytical research or a chemical manufacturing  environment is essential. Previous experience with techniques such as ICP/OES, AAS, GFASS, XRF and Fire Assay would be advantageous.
For more details, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , , , ,

Process Development Engineer Job – North England

Our client provides consultancy services to the electronics manufacturing industry. They require an Process Development Engineer to lead and motivate their team of consulting engineers and scientists in successfully undertaking projects from a wide variety of clients, in the areas of process development and device fabrication, both on site and at client premises.

To be considered for this Process Development Engineer, you must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND level in a materials science or electronic engineering related subject or possess equivalent industrial experience. You must also hold a proven track record in working in electronics or printed circuit boards, ideally within a supervisory role.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Process Development Engineer position, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH21234 in all correspondence.

Alternatively, click here to apply for this Process Development Engineer position online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , ,

Asbestos Manager Job – Scotland

Our client is a large environmental organisation based in Scotland. They require an Asbestos Manager to manage their site in the Central Belt.

As Asbestos Manager, you will be responsible for running teams in surveying housing stock and large commercial buildings in all areas of Scotland. This will include overseeing collection of samples, surveys, assessments of buildings and reoccupation certification. You must be qualified to P402, P403, P404 and holding CCP and S301 would be very useful in carrying out the role.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Asbestos Manager job, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH21233 in all correspondence.

Alternatively, click here to apply for this Asbestos Manager position online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , , , , ,

Senior Sales & Marketing Manager Job – UK

Our client is a global manufacturer of nutrition food supplements and supplies for the healthcare and sports markets. The company are currently looking for a Senior Sales & Marketing Manager for a permanent role at their site in the Derbyshire/Staffordshire region.

The position will manage all aspects of the company’s wholesale business including Sales, Marketing, Category Management, Promotional Planning, Business Development, Warehouse, Logistics, etc. This Manager will be responsible for delivering top line sales and bottom line operating profit to the Corporate parent.

 

Experience:

  • Experience in CPG Sales and Marketing experience within the United Kingdom, preferably in VMS/Food Supplements or Personal Care.
  • Strong contacts with all major Multiples (like Boots, Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys).
  • A track record of success as a supplier to Pharmacies, Wholesalers/Distributors, Independents, and Health Food stores.
  • Demonstrated capability to successfully launch brands/products with Multiples in the UK is a must
  • Must be results oriented with strong character and impeccable business ethics.
  • Must be able to correspond and communicate freely with Employees at all levels, while displaying top-notch documentation skills
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Internet, Email, etc. These elements of computer literacy must be further augmented by generally excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be sensitive to the importance of timely customer service and 100% availability of product on the shelf at all times.
  • Must have some reasonable understanding of Manufacturing and Packaging procedures but need not have detailed technical knowledge about those areas.
  • We will expect the person chosen for this role to possess a sound understanding of end-use customer reactions.
  • Most importantly, should be able to show that his or her relevant experience has produced successful results, and that he or she will promptly trigger a favourable impact on various aspects of the business within the first six months on this job.

In addition to these core Sales and Marketing credentials, we will also look for evidence of a broader commercial background (Finance, Distribution, Regulatory Affairs, Government Relations) that reflects the sort of business savvy needed to drive market share and more importantly, profitability for a Consumer product line sold through a wide variety of channels.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Senior Sales and Marketing position, please contact Russell Oakley at CK Science on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21132 in all correspondence.

 

Not quite what you’re looking for? Click here to search our current science jobs online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , ,

Sales Administration Leader Job – Yorkshire, UK

Our client is a metallurgical testing facility based in the South Yorkshire region and are currently looking for a Sales Administration Leader to come in for a 12 month contract with a view to being made permanent.

The role will involve improving the total gross margin on ‘external analytical services – EAS’ sales as well as managing the sales administration requirements of the EAS business

 

Duties:

  • Contribute to achieving the financial goals of the company
  • Maintain the excellent reputation of the company’s analytical services for current and future customers
  • Assist in identifying and gaining new external business
  • Liaise with external customers to develop and maintain effective customer services
  • As required; represent the company in support of the laboratory business team
  • To directly manage sales administration staff to move the business forward proactively

 

Standards of Performance:

  • To achieve the business plan
  • Provide quotations for analytical testing and technical support to external customers
  • Identify need for business action arising from sales issues
  • Produce informative/statistical visit reports that incorporate customer satisfaction
  • Assess and review pricing and turnaround policies
  • Efficient, timely and accurate processing of departmental administration
  • Create an effective sales administration team

 

Knowledge and Expertise:

  • Experience in a sales environment
  • Degree in  Science and/or Engineering
  • Ability to respond and co-ordinate activities arising from circa 1000 tests per week
  • Ability to maintain customer satisfaction to a high level
  • Experience in people management
  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Organisational, Planning, teamworking and IT skills
  • Outgoing personality
  • Willing to travel, predominantly in UK

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Sales Administration Leader position, please contact Russell Oakley at CK Science on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21205 in all correspondence.

 

Alternatively, to apply for this Sales Administration Leader position online now click here.

 

Not quite what you’re looking for? Click here to search our current science jobs online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , , ,

Technical and Development Manager Job (Food Industry) – Staffordshire, UK

Our client is currently seeking to recruit a Technical and Development Manager to work with them at their site in Staffordshire on a permanent basis.

Candidates for this Technical and Development Manager position must have a New Product Development background within a flavour house, fragrances or soft drink flavours.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Technical and Development Manager position, please contact Philippa Robertson at CK Science on 0114 2839956 or email probertson@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21219 in all correspondence.

 

Alternatively, click here to apply for this Technical and Development Manager position online now.

 

Not quite what you’re looking for? Click here to search our current Food Industry jobs online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , ,

Asbestos Manager Job – West Midlands, UK

Our client, a company specialising in environmental safety, currently requires an Asbestos Manager to join their team based in the West Midlands.

 

Responsibilities:

The main roles and responsibilities of this Asbestos Manager position will be to manage, maintain and develop the Quality Management Systems and UKAS accreditation.

You will liaise directly with client contacts and carry out site audits as part of the in-house quality control system. As well as producing and altering CAD drawings you will oversee and develop an asbestos team, and project manage contracts and portfolios. This will involve developing client relationships and providing technical reviews, reports and quotations. You will assist with the provision of a variety of training and will work within the UKAS accreditation for sampling and analysis as appropriate.

The post will involve travelling and working at weekends and other unsocial hours as required fromtime to time. Approved overtime and travel and subsistence costs are payable.

 

Person Specification:

To be considered for this Asbestos Manager role you must hold all or some of the following qualifications: P402, P403, P404, S301, CCP (Asbestos).

A full driving license is essential.

You will be experienced in a UKAS accredited company in undertaking surveys of asbestos in buildings, carrying out asbestos monitoring and clearance surveys, assisting with the management of health and safety at sites where asbestos removal and remedial work is being undertaken, undertaking fibre counting by optical microscopy and preparing accurate reports of their work in standard formats.

You should possess extensive knowledge and experience required in the asbestos industry, be self motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and work under pressure. Strong management, commercial and organisational skills are desired.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Asbestos Manager position, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21227 in all correspondence.

 

Not quite what you’re looking for? Click here to search our current science jobs online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Analytical Chemists Wanted!

CK Science is currently handling a number of Analytical Chemist positions across the UK. Please view the videos below to find out more or search our current positions by clicking here.

 

Sound interesting? Contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk to find out more.

 

 

 

Sound interesting? Contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk to find out more.

 

Click here to search our current Analytical Chemist positions online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , ,

Analytical Chemist Job (Oil & Gas) – Hampshire, UK

Our client, an industry leading Analytical Testing Laboratory specialising in testing of samples from the Oil & Gas and Petrochemical industries, are currently looking for two Analytical Chemists to join their Laboratory facilities based in Hampshire, UK.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing Analytical Testing Laboratory, which in return offers an attractive salary depending on experience, excellent benefits as well as strong career progression opportunities both onshore and offshore.

 

Responsibilities:

Working as an Analytical Chemist, you will be responsible for the analysis of Chemical or Gas based samples, using a wide range of physical property analysis (ASTM, IP) and analytical techniques such as ICP, AA and GC. Working in a busy, customer facing laboratory, you will also be required to monitor quality standards in the laboratory (UKAS, ISO); liaise with customers regarding results of analysis as well as the possible opportunity of analysis in-situ at customer sites.

 

Person Specification:

To be considered for this Analytical Chemist role, you will have a degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or a related discipline (or equivalent) and a demonstrated background in an Analytical function within the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical or Environmental industries.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Analytical Chemist position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21214 in all correspondence.

 

Not quite what you’re looking for? Click here to search our current science jobs online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , ,

Analytical Chemist Job – East London/Kent

 

Our Client is a Global Pharmaceutical Company currently recruiting for an Analytical Chemist for a Contract role within their QA Analytical Laboratory based in East London/Kent, UK.

 

Responsibilities:

Your main responsibilities will be to ensure accurate, timely and efficient analysis of materials being tested within the laboratory. Testing carried out will include wet chemical and instrumental analytical techniques, GC, HPLC, GLP and AA. Work will need to be carried out in line with the company’s policies on cGMP, Health and Safety, Quality Assurance and other specified policies.

Your main duties will include following a test schedule to carry out analysis on materials, ensuring instrumentation and test methods are correctly maintained, preparing accurate reports of analytical results, maintaining stock levels for laboratory reagents and consumables. You will also be involved in preparing and modifying SOPs and general housekeeping and maintenance of the laboratory.

 

Person Specification:

To be considered for this role you will need to have a BSc in Chemistry or a related discipline (or equivalent). Previous experience in a QC or other analytical laboratory is essential. Knowledge and experience of major wet chemical and instrumental analytical techniques, GC and HPLC are also essential. Knowledge of pharmacopoeial testing, AA and GLP is desirable.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Analytical Chemist position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21187 in all correspondence.

 

Not quite what you’re looking for? Click here to search our current science jobs online now.

Posted in General, NewsTagged in , , , , , , , ,