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Job of the week: Adhesives Development Chemist

This week we are looking for an Adhesives Development Chemist to join a manufacturer of adhesives and sealants based in Worcestershire, on a full time, permanent basis.

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CK announces the expansion of the Key Accounts Team

The CK Group are delighted to announce the expansion of their Key Account Team. Find out more here.

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100 years! Inspiring Women in Industry

This month is 100 years since women in the UK won the right to vote. To tie in with this we have launched our new series exploring the lives and successes of Inspiring Women in Industry.

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Job of the week: API Product Support Chemist

James Horne is recruiting for an API Product Support Chemist on behalf of a speciality chemical manufacturing company at their site in Cramlington on a permanent basis. Find out more here.

The winner of the Scotland Industry Survey is..

We would like to thank everyone who took part in our Central Belt of Scotland Industry Survey that we ran from July to December 2017. The response has been fantastic and we would like to announce the winner. Find out more here.

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Join one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

We are recruiting exclusively for 1 QA and 4 QC professionals to join a biotechnology manufacturer who is globally one of the leading suppliers of biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical medicines.

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Join the CK recruitment team

We are looking for two outgoing, confident and ambitious Recruitment Consultants to be based at our head office in Chesterfield. Take a look at the roles here:

Job of the week: R&D Assay Scientist

We are currently recruiting for several experienced R&D Assay Scientists to join a dynamic, fast-growing company with big plans for the future. Take a look here.

Tackling a shortage of international talent in life sciences

British based drug companies have been struggling to attract talent from overseas since the Brexit vote according to an article in the Telegraph. But what are we doing to tackle this situation?

Job of the week: Electrochemical Engineer

An exclusive opportunity for an Electrochemical Engineer to join a household name who are investing in a brand new division at their site in Billingham. Find out more here.

Job of the week: Technical Manager

We have a fantastic job of the week to start the new year, a Technical Manager role based in Greater Manchester. Find out more here.


5 reasons why December is a good time to start looking for a new job

Rumour has it that December is a bad month to look for a new job. It may be true that December can be slow. Companies take a while to get back to you regarding interviews and offers, HR managers can be putting off tasks until the following year and many people are on holiday, making […]

Would you like to work in Switzerland?

We have a CK branch based in Zug, Switzerland and we are keen to speak to people who are looking for opportunities in this area. Find out more here.

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Job of the week: Technical Specialist

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced polymers, coatings or adhesives chemist to move into a technical support position. Find out more here.

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Employer of the Year Award

We are delighted to share the news that we won the Employer of the Year Award at the Hertfordshire Business Awards on the 23rd of November. 

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CK win AgileOne award

We are proud to announce that on the 9th of November 2017, the company received AgileOne’s Platinum Award for supplier excellence at AgileOne’s annual European Supplier Excellence Summit held at the Radisson Blu in Dublin, Ireland.

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Job of the week: R&D Project Manager role

We have an excellent R&D Project Manager role, this has been chosen as the job of the week as it is a rare opportunity to join a global company with a focus on medical devices and In-Vitro diagnostics.

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Job of the week: Shift Production Manager

This week we have a fantastic opportunity for a Shift Production Manager to join a company with great expectations at their site in Leicester. Find out more here.

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Job of the week: Analytical Chemist

This week we have an exciting opportunity for 7 Senior Analytical Chemists to join a global analytical testing company. Find out more here.

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CK attend AgileOne 2017 Supplier Excellence Summit

The CK Group will be attending the AgileOne 2017 Supplier Excellence Summit this week on the 9th of November in Dublin.