Our Latest Science Jobs in the UK – 28th of May 2012

Here is a list of our latest science jobs in the UK. Click on the links below to find out more and be the first to apply!

South of the UK

Regulatory Affairs Assistant – Medical Device

Microbiologist – Water, London

Laboratory Manager – Blood, Diagnostics

QC Laboratory Assistant, Chemical – London

Laboratory Assistant – Cambridge

Senior Chemist – Coatings, Paints, Greater London

Chemist – Leather, Materials, Somerset

Mechanical Design Engineer – Cambridgeshire

Sales Manager – Instrumentation, Cambridge

Field Sales Executive – Hazardous Waste Management

Aseptic Specialist – Sussex

Microbiology Laboratory Manager – Somerset

Laboratory Technician – GMP, Diagnostic, Suffolk

Laboratory Techician – Food, Herts

Ireland

Group Leader (Analytical)

Sales Manager – Chemical, Electronics, UK, Ireland

Midlands:

Customer Communications Coordinator

Temporary Site QA Lead – W, Midlands

Temporary Calibration Engineer – W,Yorkshire

Process Chemist – Manufacturing Cleaning Chemicals

Shift Process Technician – Insulation, East Mids

North West:

Laboratory Technician – Environmental, Manchester

Process Technologist – Metallurgist, North West

Shift Quality Control Technician – Pigments & Dyes

North East:

Process Engineer – Pharmaceutical

Laboratory Analyst – Oil & Gas

Laboratory Analyst – Northumberland

R&D Technician – North East England

QA Validation Engineer

Scotland:

Microbiologist – Irvine

Automation Engineer – North Scotland

Engineering Projects Manager – Pharmaceutical

Wales:

Development Scientist-Cell Therapy/Instrumentation

Development Scientist – Cell Therapy

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Director of Quality Assurance Job in North West, UK

Jim Gleeson at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Director of Quality Assurance to join a successful molecular diagnostics company based in the North West, UK.

The role:

As Director of Quality Assurance, you will oversee all Quality Assurance activities for the manufacture of in-vitro diagnostics. Further responsibilities will include:

  • Management of the company’s Quality System
  • Close interaction with senior management and international regulatory authorities
  • Ensuring the highest levels of compliance with all applicable standards and regulations
  • Mentoring and development of staff across QA, QC and Compliance
  • Selection of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria in order to obtain robust results

 

The ideal candidate:

  • Jim is looking for candidates with the following skills, experience and qualifications:
  • Extensive GMP QA management experience, ideally within the diagnostics / medical device arena
  • Experience of hosting and managing FDA and other regulatory inspections (ISO 13485 would be particularly useful)
  • A background in ISO 13485 management would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills

 

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Director of Quality Assurance position, please contact Jim Gleeson on 01438 870027 or email jgleeson@ckclinical.co.uk. Please quote reference CL22921 in all correspondence.

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Regulatory Affairs Manager Job – North Scotland

Our client, a Scottish diagnostics company require a Regulatory Affairs Manager on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave.

Reporting to the Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs Director you will be responsible for a small team ensuring company activities are in compliance with regulations applicable to the diagnostics industry.

To be considered for this Regulatory Affairs Manager position, you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Have experience of working within or in close interaction with the RA team in relation to regulatory submissions or verification activities.
  • Be knowledgeable about the requirements of at least one of the following areas, IVD Directive, FDA 510k submissions, cGMP requirements as they impact on RA.
  • Have experience in interacting with external partners and regulatory agencies including the FDA.
  • Have the ability to build key relationships within the senior management team to promote and direct RA within the organisation.
  • Have supervisory experience.
  • Educated to degree level in a life science subject or have demonstrable experience in a regulatory affairs position.

 

How to apply

For more information or to apply for this Regulatory Affairs Manager position, please contact Graeme Pallas on 0191 384 8905 or email gpallas@ckscience.co.uk.

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Meet the recent addition to the CK Science team!

Carrie Ann Bell is one of the recent additions to the  ever expanding CK Science team and is based in our Durham office. Carrie Ann specialises in recruitment for the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Devices and Diagnostics industries.

Find out more about Carrie Ann by watching this short video:

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Want to meet the rest of the CK Science Team? Click here to visit the Meet the Team section of our website!

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Product Development Scientist Job – Scotland

Our client is a diagnostics and manufacturing company based in Northern Scotland. They require a product development specialist with protein stabilisation experience to join their team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

A Product Development Scientist, you will provide expertise in the development of diagnostic technologies for cardiac tests, to contribute practically; with a hands-on approach, to the optimisation of assay formats and stabilisation of dried enzymatic based assay architecture to GMP/GLP standards.

You will work in a team to develop a stable reagent formulation to 12 months refrigerated stability, optimise assays to improve clinical performance of products and design in product and process robustness, and demonstrate this through (DoE). You will also develop products to design control while adhering to regulatory bodies. You must be able to ensure ELN records are accurate and present data in meetings to peers and be confident communicating to superior managers. Your role will also involve developing project management and planning skills to belay technicians where necessary.

Requirements:

You must be actively involved in the design and optimisation of immunoassays to improve room temperature stability and reduce (ATE) to an acceptable level. You must also be educated to degree level in an appropriate scientific discipline or possess equivalent commercial experience, and have excellent knowledge and understanding of protein biochemistry and the ability to apply analytical measurements in the IVD industry.Experience in working GMP/GLP standards are essential.

Apply now

For more information or to apply for this Product Development Scientist job, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21618 in all correspondence.

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Senior Assay Scientist (Diagnostics) – in Liverpool

Senior Assay Scientist based in Liverpool, UK

Our client is currently seeking to recruit an Assay Scientist to work with them on a permanent basis at their site in Liverpool.

As Senior Assay Scientist, you will be involved developing and maintaining an extensive portfolio of bioanalytical assays across a range of therapeutic areas for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare sectors.

Reporting to the Laboratory Director, working as Senior Assay Scientist your main responsibilities will include:

  • Providing professional, scientific and technical support to laboratory team.
  • Liaising with the Laboratory Director, lead on identifying and developing new assays, products and services.
  • Preparation of research and scientific documentation in support of assay development, system and service validations and process changes.
  • Providing specialist and scientific knowledge and expertise to the clinical trials team in developing the company’s clinical trial capabilities and performance.
  • Liaising with Laboratory Manager to ensure the effective management and delivery of clinical trials within the laboratory to specified commercial and contractual specifications.
  • Ensuring effective management and operation of laboratory instrumentation, sample processing and reporting and all other general laboratory activities.
  • Liaising with Quality Manager, ensure all laboratory staff and systems operate effectively within the Quality Management System.
  • Liaising with the Data Manager, ensure the effective management, analysis, control and security of all data generated by or received by the laboratory.
  • Contributing to the wider scientific and commercial development of the company through the Group Scientific Committee and specified project work.

The ideal candidate for this Senior Assay Scientist role will be educated to degree level or equivalent, or higher in a Pharmaceutical or Biomedical subject and have postgraduate bioanalytical and scientific laboratory experience. A strong track record in developing new bioanalytical assays (LCMS) from first principles to implementation is also required. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential.

 

How to apply:

For more information, or to apply for this Senior Assay Scientist role, please contact Philippa Robertson on 0114 2839956 or email probertson@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote refernce SH19195 in all correspondence.

 

About CK Science

CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with interview preparation and up-to-date information about the industry. We pride ourselves on providing an honest, straight-forward and trustworthy service to both our clients and candidates.

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Senior Assay Scientist based in Liverpool, UK

Our client is involved in supporting healthcare providers and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries with technically advanced testing services. This innovative and dynamic company are currently looking for an Assay Scientist to work with them on a permanent basis at their site in Liverpool.

Reporting to the Laboratory Director, this Senior Assay Scientist job will involve developing and maintaining an extensive portfolio of bio-analytical assays across a range of therapeutic areas for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare sectors.

Further responsibilities of this Scientist role will include:

  • Providing professional, scientific and technical support to laboratory team.
  • Acting as the primary lead in developing an extensive portfolio of bioanalytical assays, mainly in small molecules, across a range of therapeutic areas for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors for clinical trials and routine service testing to the healthcare sector.
  • Preparation of research and scientific documentation in support of assay development, system and service validations and process changes.
  • Providing specialist and scientific knowledge and expertise to the clinical trials team in developing the company’s clinical trial capabilities and performance.
  • Liaising with Laboratory Manager to ensure the effective management and delivery of clinical trials within the laboratory to specified commercial and contractual specifications.
  • Liaising with Quality Manager, ensure all laboratory staff and systems operate effectively within the Quality Management System.
  • Liaising with the Data Manager, ensure the effective management, analysis, control and security of all data generated by or received by the laboratory.

The ideal candidate for this Senior Assay Scientist role will be educated to MSc, or equivalent, in the pharmaceutical, biomedical or life science sectors. Postgraduate bioanalytical and scientific laboratory experience is also desirable, preferably gained within a pharmaceutical, diagnostics or public sector laboratory environment. In addition, a strong track record of achievement in the development of new bioanalytical assays from first principles to implementation within a clinical trial or routine healthcare testing environment is also desirable.

If you would like to hear more about this Senior Assay Scientist job, please contact Philippa Robertson on 0114 2839956 or email. Please quote reference SH19195 in all correspondence.

Apply for this Senior Assay Scientist job now.

 

About CK Science

CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team ofspecialist recruiters are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with interview preparation and up-to-date information about the industry. We pride ourselves on providing an honest, straight-forward and trustworthy service to both our clients and candidates.

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