Microbiologist

  • Salary: £12-15 per hour
  • REF Number: 00046308
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 0191 3848905
  • Date Published: 16.08.2019
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Northern Scotland
  • Discipline: Production/Manufacturing

CK Group are recruiting for a Shift QA Microbiologist to join a multi-national pharmaceutical company at their site based in Montrose until 31st December 2019. Depending on level of experience the hourly rate will be between £12-15 per hour.

Our client is a global healthcare company who take on some of the world's biggest healthcare challenges. By delivering a sustainable business, they provide health benefits to patients and consumers. They have three world-leading businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. They are committed to widening access to their products, so more people can benefit, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay.

The Location:

The site is a 45-acre primary manufacturing site by the sea with over 300 permanent staff on-site. At this site Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients are converted into tablets, creams, and inhalers used for the treatment of Asthma, Eczema, AIDS/HIV, Influenza, high blood pressure plus more. The site is situated 38 miles north of Dundee between the mouths of the North and South Esk rivers.

The Role:

The main purpose of your role as a Microbiologist will be to:- Carry out microbiological monitoring/product testing including water testing and environmental monitoring.

  • Complete documentation associated with these activities.
  • Calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Be involved in relevant laboratory investigations.
  • Conduct sterility testing.

In addition to the above duties the manager would like support with implementing a new project. Candidates with additional project management skills will be favoured.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Qualification in Microbiology or similar life sciences subject.
  • Experience working in a cGMP environment.
  • Be familiar with microbiological identification work, media fertility testing, environmental monitoring, endotoxin testing or water filtration.
  • Project management skills would be an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading pharmaceutical company that operates globally and is investing heavily into its UK operations.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Julie on 01438 723500 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 46308 in all correspondence.

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