Chemical Engineer – Durham

Graeme Pallas at CK Science is recruiting for a Senior Chemical Engineer to join a specialty chemical company within the Advanced Materials department at their site located in Durham

Responsibilities:

As a Senior Chemical Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Developing a strategy for manufacture and supply of advanced materials
  • Leadership of the optimisation and commissioning of small scale materials synthesis processes
  • Design and development of new materials synthesis processes as they emerge from research teams

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Scale up of existing manufacturing processes for manufacture
  • Introduction of new manufacturing processes
  • Development and execution of supply chain strategies

Qualifications:

As a Senior Chemical Engineer you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Extensive experience within a chemical or manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of scale up and manufacture of speciality chemicals, powders or nano-materials. 

Benefits:

The successful Senior Chemical Engineer will be joining a well respected speciality chemical company at their site in Durham. You will work within the newly created Advanced Materials department on a permanent basis helping to create new process technologies and solving technical problems.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Chemical Engineer that is seeking a role with progression. As well as a competitive salary, you will receive an excellent benefits package. A relocation package is available for suitable candidates. 

 

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For more information or to apply for this Senior Chemical Engineer position, please contact Graeme Pallas on 0191 384 8905 or email gpallas@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH25469 in all correspondence.

 

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Chemical Project Engineer – North East England

Graeme Pallas is currently for a Chemical Project Engineer to join a manufacturer of speciality chemicals in the North East

Responsibilities:

As a Chemical Project Engineer you will be responsible for assisting in the progression of new projects from research and development on to plant.

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Chemical Project Engineer role will be a degree qualified engineer, or with equivalent level of technical competency, with some practical experience of engineering project execution in a chemical manufacturing environment.

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this Chemical Project Engineer role please contact Graeme Pallas on 0191 384 8905 or email gpallas@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH23882 in all correspondence.

 

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Our Chemical Industry Candidates: August 2011

CK Science are experts in recruitment for the chemical industry.

Please click on the links below to view details of chemical industry candidates based in your area:

South, UK

  • 1st Class Chemist with Placement Year
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Polymer Technologist
  • Technical Sales Manager

Midlands, UK

  • Organic Chemist
  • Technical Service Chemist/Manager
  • Stability Chemist
  • Analytical/R&D Chemist
  • R&D Chemist

North, UK

  • Development Chemist
  • Chemist
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Chemist
  • QC Analyst
  • Analyst

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Process Development Chemist Job – North West, UK

Our client, a chemicals manufacturer based in the North West of England, is currently looking for a Process Development Chemist to work within their polymer additives department.

 

Responsibilities:

The roles and responsibilities of this Process Development Chemist / Chemical Engineer will be to implement chemical processes into manufacturing and to translate those processes from a laboratory environment to full scale production. You will analyse and improve existing manufacturing processes to improve the overall quality and efficiency, and also to reduce waste.

The Process Development Chemist will develop working knowledge of all manufacturing processes through plant visits (likely to be overseas) and will transfer those chemical processes from the laboratory to manufacturing. This will include process optimisation, planning and designing scale up to pilot plant level, partnering with manufacturing and other internal resources to identify the best production site, and working closely with manufacturing on process commissioning and start-up. You will also evaluate trials of new manufacturing technology at external tollers to determine the feasibility of production either at the external or the internal manufacturing source.

 

Person Specification:

To be considered for this Process Development Chemist / Chemical Engineer position you will possess a Masters degree (or equivalent) in chemistry or chemical engineering, ideally with PhD knowledge. Considerable industrial experience is essential in the following areas: scale up of manufacturing process from lab to commercial operations; strong expertise in organic chemistry and ideally with anti-oxidant or UV polymer additives; excellent bench / experimentation expertise; strong project management skills; statistical design of experiments expertise and six sigma green or black belt preferred. You will also have strong written and communication skills as well as being happy travelling overseas with work when required.

 

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For more information or to apply for this Process Development Chemist, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH20973 in all correspondence.

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Project Manager Job (Process Development, Chemicals) – Northamptonshire, UK

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Project Manager to join a specialist Chemical and Materials manufacturer based in Northamptonshire, UK.

To be considered for this Project Manager role, you will have a degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Metallurgy or Physics (or equivalent) and proven practical Project Management experience gained within a Chemical or Materials industry.

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For more information, or to apply for this Project Manager position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 743 047 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20529 in all correspondence.

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Product Development Technologist – Wiltshire, UK

CK Science is currently recruiting for a Product Development Technologist to join a Pharmaceutical Finished Product manufacturer based in Wiltshire, UK.

As a Product Development Technologist your main roles and responsibilities will include:

  • To provide technical expertise and project management skills to ensure that process scale up,
  • Demonstration and validation activities are completed in accordance with agreed timelines and in compliance with operations,
  • Customer and regulatory requirements for a robust manufacturing process.
  • Provide resource support to the group
  • Support bench scale and pilot scale activities and ensure critical milestones are achieved.

To be successful in this Product Development Technologist role you will have a depth of process understanding and awareness that demonstrates your expertise in the use of Pharmaceutical equipment, process optimisation and scale-up.

Day-to-day you will assist in the creation of process design specifications and conduct appropriate scale up studies to demonstrate that the process meets its pre determined processing specification. You will also provide technical support during the validation of products to achieve right first time product introduction as well as providing technical expertise in resolving process problems and continuous improvement of processes.

As Product Development Technologist, you will also be expected to represent New Product Development at internal and client meetings ensuring effective communications through structured meetings and presentations where appropriate.

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For more information, or to apply for this Product Development Technologist position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on  01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20250 in all correspondence.

 

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Product Development Scientist – Wiltshire, UK

CK Science is currently recruiting for a Product Development Scientist to assist in the development of suitably robust products and process up to and including registration stability.

As Product Development Scientist you will ensure smooth transition to scale up (50KG -> 400KG) whilst overseeing validation activities and contributing to initiatives to increase product capability and intellectual property. 

Our client is a Pharmaceutical Finished Product manufacturer based in Wiltshire and within this role you will be looking at formulation, scale up, how the product performs, how to ensure correct mixing when increasing the size, the uniformity of the product, plant and process efficiency and commercial viability.

The ideal candidate for this Product Development Scientist position will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering or similar and will have a good understanding of the principles involved in formulation and process development. They will also be experienced in the manufacture of GMP batches for clinical and stability studies and will have the ability to perform experimental studies. Any industrial experience of tablet scale up or freeze drying would be highly advantageous but not essential and any experience of Lean Sigma/Six Sigma would be a benefit.

 

Apply now

For more information, or to apply for this Product Development Scientist position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20249 in all correspondence.

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Chemical/Process Engineer based in East Midlands, UK

Our client, an independent waste management company, is currently seeking to recruit a Chemical/Process Engineer to work at their East Midlands site on a permanent basis.Working as an experienced and hands-on Chemical Engineer/Process Manager, you will be responsible for leading, managing and developing teams across 3 processes.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in Chemical Engineering and will have experience of managing industrial plants and processes. Waste management experience is an advantage but not essential. Candidates must be eligible to work in the EEA.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Philippa Robertson on 0114 2839956 or email probertson@ckscience.co.uk quoting reference SH18812 in all correspondence. Alternatively, to apply, please click here.

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Chemical/Process Engineer based in East Midlands, UK

Our client, an independent waste management company, is currently seeking to recruit a Chemical/Process Engineer to work at their East Midlands site on a permanent basis.Working as an experienced and hands-on Chemical Engineer/Process Manager, you will be responsible for leading, managing and developing teams across 3 processes.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in Chemical Engineering and will have experience of managing industrial plants and processes. Waste management experience is an advantage but not essential. Candidates must be eligible to work in the EEA.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Philippa Robertson on 0114 2839956 or email probertson@ckscience.co.uk quoting reference SH18812 in all correspondence. Alternatively, to apply, please click here.

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