Research & Development Scientist - Merseyside

  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,000
  • REF Number: 00046061
  • Consultant: James Horne
  • Contact: 0191 384 8905
  • Date Published: 12.07.2019
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Location: North West
  • Discipline: Biotechnology

James Horne at CK Group is recruiting for a Research and Development Scientist to join a dynamic company who are at the forefront of medical technology. If successful you will be joining one of the leading clinical microbiology instrumentation suppliers and manufacturers in the UK. The role comes with excellent benefits (Pension, Healthcare and Life Assurance).

Job Purpose: Your main purpose and responsibility will be to work on the development and evaluation of products for diagnostic microbiology, and to carry out investigations related to improvement of existing products.

Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out product and new product development activities.
  • Support senior staff in provision of a high standard of technical service and support including the investigation of customer complaints, production problems and assistance with validation studies.
  • Participate in laboratory project meetings to discuss technical matters relating to current projects.
  • Provide cover for Quality Control staff during holidays or other busy periods.

Your Background:

  • Degree in Science, Clinical Microbiology, Biology, or equivalent with documented route to state registration approved by the Institute of Biomedical Science.
  • Essential - previous laboratory or technical work experience.
  • Good understanding of QA, GMP, IVD Directive and ISO9001:2000 guidelines.

Desirable:

  • Experience from an NHS laboratory environment.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact James Horne on 0191 384 8905 or email jhorne@ckscience.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 Science is an Equal Opportunities employer who 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 46061 in all correspondence.

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