Contract Validation Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00049361
  • Consultant: Graeme Pallas
  • Contact: 0191 384 8906
  • Date Published: 26.11.2020
  • Sector: Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Pharmaceutical, Testing Laboratory
  • Location: Nottinghamshire, East Midlands
  • Discipline: Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Qa / Validation, Research And Development

CK Group are recruiting for a Contract Validation Engineer with a background in GMP manufacturing and equipment validation, to join a leading UK based pharmaceutical contract manufacturing business on a contract basis in Nottingham.

The Company:Our client is contract manufacturing and formulation business providing services mainly to the pharmaceutical sector.

Location: The role is based at their location in Nottingham, easily commutable from main transport links.

Validation Engineer Role: To ensure that the systems, equipment and processes remain fit for purpose and qualified/validated to current regulatory requirements & guidance. Additionally there is significant contribution to the troubleshooting of operational issues relating to the manufacture of pharmaceutical products. This comes with one direct report into this role.


  • Ensure that all manufacturing systems, equipment and processes are fit for purpose.
  • Ensure that procedures for all manufacturing systems, equipment and processes are clearly documented.
  • Manage, support and mentor the validation technician.
  • Provide support and technical advice to help manage and problem-solve issues arising in the business.

Your Background:- Degree qualified in Science degree or equivalent.

  • In-depth GMP knowledge, particularly relating to the manufacture of sterile products. A strong preference for experience in steam sterilisation would be advantageous.
  • Understanding of regulatory standards for pharmaceutical products (MHRA/EMA/ISO etc.).
  • Significant experience (5+ years) of performing validation activities in a pharmaceutical or clinical trial manufacturing environment.
  • Some level of supervisory experience.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this Validation Engineer position, please contact Graeme Pallas at CK Group on 0191 384 8906 or email, quoting job ref 49361.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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