CV advice for science students in the North East

Last week CK Science’s Barney Smith took part in a CV writing training seminar with first year Biopharmaceutical Science students at Sunderland University.

Focussing on ‘how to write a basic CV’, Barney provided the students with a variety of tips and advice including:

  • how to lay out a CV
  • common mistakes they need to avoid
  • how to tailor their CV to the job
  • how to make their CV stand out

With the students due to commence a placement year in the 2nd year of their course, this practical session intended to help them prepare their applications.

Barney has worked for CK Science as a recruitment consultant for over 10 years.  He is the manager of the North East based science recruitment team and recruits in Scotland for all science based positions. As part of his ongoing commitment to developing the area, Barney regularly provides support to students by delivering tailored training to help them prepare for their first science job.

If you would like to find out more, or book a training session, click here to contact Barney

 

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Quality Systems Officer – Grangemouth

Barney Smith is recruiting for a Quality Systems Officer to work for a pharmaceutical intermediates manufacturer in Grangemouth on a 12 month contract.

Working solely on New Process Introduction projects you will be responsible for preparing GMP batch records, generating GMP quality documentation for raw materials and equipment, and performing CAPA investigations.

To apply for this role you must have a proven track record of working in QA within a GMP environment.

For more information, or to apply, click here 

 

 

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Senior Regulatory Affairs Officer – Edinburgh

Barney Smith is recruiting for a Senior Regulatory Affairs Officer to join a Contract Research Organisation based in Edinburgh on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities include managing the product licence registration process with the appropriate regulatory authorities on a worldwide basis.

To be considered for this role you must have a proven track record of working in regulatory affairs within a medical devices, diagnostics, biologics or virology environment. Our client is growing rapidly and will soon be a global leader in their field so this is a great opportunity to join.

For more information or to apply click here >

 

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Conventional Core Analysts – Aberdeen

Barney Smith is recruiting a Conventional Core Analysts to work at a leading oil service company based in Aberdeen on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities for this role include carrying out conventional core analysis using core gamma, dean & stark, soxhlet cleaning, slabbing, plugging, perocity and permeability.

The ideal candidate will have experience in conventional or routine core analysis and be entitled to work in the UK.

Click here for more information or to apply >

 

 

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Analytical Chemist – Aberdeen

Barney Smith is recruiting for an Analytical Chemist to join a company who are global players in the Oil & Gas industry in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities:

The Analytical Chemist role will involve analysis of oil, diesel and drilling fluids using mainly GC although there will be opportunities for working with other instrumentation as and when required.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this Analytical Chemist role must be qualified to minimum degree level in chemistry or related subject and ideally have some experience using GC or related instrumentation.  A UK driving licence would also be useful as the role could involve sample collection from remote sites.

The company are global players in the Oil & Gas industry and offer excellent packages and opportunities to progress.

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Analytical Chemist position please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH24956 in all correspondence.

 

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Shift Chemist – Teesside, UK

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Shift Chemist to join a global inspection company to work in an analytical laboratory in Teesside.

Responsibilities:

The Shift Chemist role involves analytical testing of Oil, Gas and Chemicals using GC, GC-MS, AA, IC, UV, IR and wet chemistry. The role will also involve working on site, at heights and in confined spaces.

Qualifications:

As a Shift Chemist you must be qualified to minimum degree level in chemistry or related subject or possess equivalent industrial experience. A flexible approach to working will be required as you will be working around shipping itineraries.

The company:

The company are a global inspection company with offices worldwide.  The company culture is to promote from within so with flexibility on location there will be opportunities to progress your career.

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for these contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24897 in all correspondence.

 

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Microbiologist Job in Tyne and Wear, County Durham

Barney Smith at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Microbiologist to join a pharmaceutical company based in the Tyne and Wear and County Durham on a permanent basis.

Microbiologist Job Description:

As a Microbiologist you will be responsible for taking environmental swabs, plate culturing, passive and active air sampling, cell culture and microbe monitoring using catylase and oxydase tests.  You will also be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of QA procedures.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

As a microbiologist you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified in microbiology or related subject or possess equivalent industrial experience
  • A proven track record working in an aseptic laboratory as a microbiologist within a GMP environment

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and successful pharmaceutical company with ample scope for career progression and development.

 

How to Apply:

Barney Smith is recruiting for a Microbiologist Job in Tyne and Wear, County Durham, UK

Please contact Barney for more details.

Click here to apply online now.

For more information or to apply for this Microbiologist position please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email your CV to bsmith@ckclinical.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24734 in all correspondence.

 

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Qualified Person QP in Tyne & Wear, Durham

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a QP to work at a pharmaceutical company based in the Tyne and Wear and County Durham area in a permanent role.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and successful pharmaceutical company with excellent benefits and overall package.

Qualified Person Job Description:

As a QP you will be responsible for setting up a new facility in terms of equipment, processes, staffing, manufacturing and all regulatory information regarding product release.

The QP role you will have the following skills and experience:

– Full QP qualification

– A proven track record in working in aseptic compounding or oncology based manufacturing environment.

How to Apply:

 

Qualified Person QP in Tyne & Wear, Durham - CK Science

Please contact Barney for more details.

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For more information or to apply for this QP position please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email your CV and covering note to bsmith@ckclinical.co.uk. Please quote reference  DH24773 in all correspondence.

 

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Pharmacist Job in Tyne & Wear, Durham

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Pharmacist to join a pharmaceutical company based in the Tyne and Wear and County Durham area in a permanent role.

 

Pharmacist Job Description:

As a Pharmacist you will be responsible for setting up the quality management system for new manufacturing processes, overseeing QA procedures and managing a team of QA professionals, and product release

 

As a pharmacist you will have the following skills and experience:

– Degree qualified in pharmacy or a pharmaceutical sciences related subject

– A proven track record in senior QA roles within a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

– You must also be recently qualified to QP or alternatively looking to move into a QP role.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and successful pharmaceutical company with ample scope for career progression and development.

 

 

How to Apply:

Barney Smith is recruiting for a Pharmacist - CK Science

Contact Barney to find out more.

Click here to apply online now.

For more information regarding this Pharmacist role, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on +44 (0)191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24775 in all correspondence.

 

 

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Technical Manager – Aberdeen

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Technical Manager to work at a specialist polymer manufacturing company based in Aberdeen for a permanent role.

Responsibilities:

As a Technical Manager you will be responsible for providing technical expertise and guidance to clients globally and offshore.  You will also develop polymer coating using extraction and injection moulding techniques to customer specifications.  The team is small and you will have to be hands on and happy to work any area including QA, QC, or dealing with technical specifications.

Qualification and skills:

As a Technical Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Masters qualified in a polymer processing related subject or equivalent industrial experience
  • A proven track record in extrusion or injection moulding

The job:

This Technical Managers role will in the long term offer worldwide travel and ad hoc offshore trips with opportunities later to be stationed abroad. There may be some flexibility in salary with relevant experience within the Oil & Gas sector. 

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for this Technical Manager position please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email to bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24777 in all correspondence.

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Quality Co-ordinator – Glasgow

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Quality Coordinator to work in a food manufacturing company who are a market leader in their field at their site in Glasgow

Responsibilities:

This quality Coordinator position will involve being responsible for planning and carrying out investigative activities relating to customer returns and complaints. You will be involved in a wide range of physical quality tests, providing detailed analysis, interpretation and reporting of results including on-going trend analysis.

Qualifications:

For this Quality coordinator position you must have a proven track record in a similar role within the food manufacturing or related industry, be a self starter and be comfortable working to tight deadlines. 

Benefits:

As a Quality Coordinator you will join a company who offer excellent salary packages including annual bonus, life assurance and group personal pension, and generous holiday entitlement.  They are a successful company that always look to promote from within and invest training, time and resources to making the best of their employees.

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for this Quality Co-ordinator role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk Please quote reference DH24700 in all correspondence.

 

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Site Chemist – Teesside

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a site chemist to work for a successful and expanding waste management company based in Teesside.

Responsibilities: 

The site chemist role will involve working on site in all weathers and your duties will include sampling and analysis of tanks, checking documentation, co-ordinating loads and waste streams, identifying non-conformances and daily site inspections.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this Site Chemist role must be qualified to minimum HND/HNC in chemistry or related scientific subject or possess equivalent experience, and be happy working outside in all weathers.

The company:

The company is a major player in the environmental sector and has an ever increasing range of services that they provide to their loyal customer base.

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for this site chemist position please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or alternatively, please click on the link below to apply on line now.  Please quote reference DH24656 in all correspondence.

 

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MCerts level 2 Environmental Consultant – Dublin

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a MCerts level 2 qualified Environmental Consultant for an Environmental Testing and Monitoring company in Dublin on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities:

As an Environmental Consultant you will be responsible for air monitoring and stack emissions testing on a number of different sites based around the Dublin area.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this Environmental Consultant role must be qualified to minimum MCerts level 2 and have completed parts 1-4 within the course.

The company:

The company operate across the UK and Ireland, as a dedicated stack emissions testing contractor, providing independent advice and support to manufacturing and process sites in compliance with environmental legislation.

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for this MCerts level 2 Environmental Consultant position please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24652 in all correspondence.

 

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Night Area Hygiene Manager – Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Night Area Hygiene Manager for a successful and growing food manufacturer based in Scotland.

The Job:

As a Night Area Hygiene manager you will become an important member of the management team in an innovative and successful company. Having already invested in new technology to increase efficiency and output, the company is growing from strength to strength and promises an excellent opportunity for a motivated candidate.

Responsibilities:

As a Night Area Hygiene manager you will be responsible for charge hands, operators, engineers and site security and you will co-ordinate, and provide direction for all nightshift activities with particular attention on all night hygiene activities ensuring that all cleaning procedures and practices are managed effectively.

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Night Area Hygiene Manager’s role must have previous management experience and a proven track record in managing hygiene practices. You must also be able to demonstrate a good practicable knowledge of food safety, hygiene and H&S practices and legislation.

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Apply online:

For more information or to apply for this on this Night Area Hygiene Manager’s role please call Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH24588 in all correspondence.

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I&E Manager – North East

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for an I&E Manager to join a company that engineering services to the Oil, Gas and chemical industries at their site in the North East of England.

Responsibilities:

As a I&E Manager you will head a small team of engineers where you will be responsible for driving instrumentation maintenance, calibrations, gas detection, and metering services to both established and new clients.  This will include working with clients face to face, scheduling and planning work, staff training and development and hands on metering, maintenance and calibrations.

Qualifications and skills:

The ideal candidate for this I&E Manager role must have a proven track record in I&E engineering and in particular plant maintenance within chemical manufacturing or Oil and Gas.  You must also be happy working in customer facing roles and have the ability to win work and develop business.

 Barney Smith - Manager at CK Science
How to apply:

Apply online:

For information or to apply for this I&E Manager please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24461 in all correspondence.

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BD/Sales Technical Assistant – North Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is looking for a Technical Assistant to join an organisation that provides services to the Oil & Gas industry at their site in the North of Scotland in their sales and business development team.

Responsibilities:

As a Technical Assistant you will be responsible for providing support to BD, sales and tendering activities within Upstream Oil & Gas.  You will also assist in updating reporting systems including sales pipeline, and weekly and monthly report statistics, produce standard quotations for approval, and be responsible for production of tenders and proposals.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Technical Assistant role must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND level in a sales or chemistry related subject or possess equivalent experience.  You must also be computer literate and be familiar with MS Office packages and be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

Apply online now:

For more information or to apply for this Technical Assistant role please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24488 correspondence.

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QA Technician – Southern Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a QA technician to join one of the most successful and innovative food companies in Scotland

Responsibilities:

As a QA technician  you will be working a continental shift pattern and will be responsible for:

  • Data collection
  • Process auditing
  • Completing on line checks with detailed analysis and interpretation of results. 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this QA technician  must be qualified to minimum HNC or equivalent in a Quality Management of Food Science related discipline or equivalent industrial experience and have a proven track record in QA within the food or biotechnology industry. 

How to apply:Barney Smith - Manager at CK Science

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for this QA technician role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24485 in all correspondence.

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Senior Analytical Chemist – North East England

Barney Smith at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Senior Analytical Chemist to join a pharmaceutical company  in North East England. This role will initially be a 6 month temporary contract with the potential to be extended or even made permanent. 

 

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate for this Senior Analytical Chemist will work to cGMP and will be responsible for developing new analytical methods where required for the analysis of raw materials, intermediates and final products. Alongside this you will perform routine testing of products using a range of analytical methods. In addition, you will carry out method validation activities.

 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Analytical Chemist role will be qualified in a science related subject and/or have demonstrable working experience in an analytical laboratory.

 

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this Senior Analytical Chemist role, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24285 in all correspondence.

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Chemists (Shift and Day Positions) – North East

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a number of Chemists to join a company that provides analytical services to the Oil & Gas and Chemicals sector at their site in the North East

The job:

The company have openings for a number of chemists at different levels to work either on days or on shifts in analysing bitumen, oil and petrochemicals.

As a Chemist you will be required to collect samples from external sources which will involve climbing ladders and working in confined spaces.  It is a high throughput environment with quick turnaround times and the analysis will involve GC, AA,IR, UV and Karl Fischer.

Qualifications and skills:

The successful applicant for these Chemist roles will receive full training but must have at the very minimum a basic level of understanding of chemistry and ideally commercial lab experience.  The ideal candidates will be able to drive, be happy working unsociable hours and be able to work at heights and in confined spaces. They must be flexible in their approach to work and be happy to take on responsibility. 

How to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for these Chemist roles please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH23940 in all correspondence.

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Are you going to Bio-North next week? We are!

CK Science are pleased to announce that we will be attending Bio-North 2011, which takes place in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on the 5th October.

This event will bring together industry professionals and service providers working in the Biotech and Life Sciences sectors in the North of England.

The aim of the event is to provide a platform for delegates to discuss ideas and build collaborations and business connections for the future.

A number of interesting speakers will be at the event to discuss various topics ranging for funding for the biotechnology industry to healthcare and pharmaceutical regulations among others.

CK Science will be represented at the event by both Liam O Connell, Operations Director, and Barney Smith, Northern Manager. They look forward to meeting you on the day.

To schedule a meeting at Bio-North with either Liam or Barney, please contact them on the details below:

Liam O’Connell

Barney Smith

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