Victoria Walker promoted to Team Lead

Victoria Walker has been promoted to Team lead within CK Science based in the Chesterfield office.

Victoria will become a team coordinator, organising regular office activities such as liaising with marketing, regularly ensuring business development is on track and feeding back directly to the Office Manager. Vicki has been successfully building up to this role, overseeing the Chesterfield based science recruitment team.

With the expansion of the CK Science team based in Chesterfield, it is vital that there is someone directly overseeing them, a position which Vicki is more than capable of.

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Senior R&D Scientist – North West

Naynesh Mistry at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Senior R&D Scientist to join a leading manufacturer and supplier of clinical microbiology instrumentation in their product development team on a permanent basis in the North West

 

Job Summary:

This Senior R&D Scientist role will be to conduct research into and develop a wide range of new products for diagnostic microbiology with an emphasis on establishing novel molecular diagnostics.

 

Purpose/Objective:

As a Senior R&D Scientist you will carry out investigations related to both the improvement of existing products, and the improvement of manufacturing procedures and resolution of manufacturing problems, as well as working towards the achievement of recognition of significant new products through publication and presentation of external evaluations.

The primary focus of research will be the development of novel targets and probes for pathogenic micro-organisms with an emphasis on pathogens in human clinical disease.

The successful applicant will be expected to play a leading role in the development of a portfolio of molecular assays integrating a novel platform with forefront diagnostic assay. 

 

Qualifications and skills required:

The ideal candidate for this Senior R&D Scientist role will have a knowledge of nucleic amplification and extraction techniques is essential, combined with experience in conventional microbiological diagnostic methods.  Experience of primer design and bioinformatics software and databases would be advantageous

Ideally, candidates should have MSc or PhD in appropriate discipline or equivalent, as well as experience in commercial and/or academic research facilities, and be committed to continuous learning and professional development.

 

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Senior R&D Scientist role please contact Naynesh Mistry on 0114 2839956 or email nmistry@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH23878 in all correspondence.

 

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Technical Specialist (Analytical Chemist) – North East England

Barney Smith at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Technical Specialist in analytical chemistry to join a company that provides analytical services for the oil, gas, environmental and petrochemical industries to be based in the North East of England.

Responsibilities:

As a Technical Specialist with extensive knowledge and experience in analytical instrumentation such as GC, GC-MS, ICP, AA, UV, IR and KF, you will provide technical support and troubleshooting in instrumentation installation, validation, method development and maintenance to laboratories UK wide.  You will work with company Laboratory, Technical and QA Managers on instrumentation projects and provide technical support to other departments.

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Technical Specialist role must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND in chemistry or related subject or possess equivalent commercial experience.  It is essential that you have an in-depth knowledge and proven track record in method development, validation and instrumentation maintenance within analytical chemistry.

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this Technical Specialist role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH23780 in all correspondence.

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Senior Laboratory Technical Specialist – UK

Barney Smith is looking for a Senior Laboratory Technical Specialist to join his client who provides analytical services to the oil & gas industry.  They are looking for a technical specialist to provide analytical support to their labs UK wide.

Responsibilities:

For this Senior Laboratory Technical Specialist role you will be required to provide technical leadership to labs including installing equipment, method validation and development, staff training, compliance with in house and national standards, act as company representative at external audits and support all Quality and Technical Managers.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Laboratory Technical Specialist role must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND in chemistry or related subject or possess equivalent industrial experience.  You must also have thorough knowledge and experience of LIMS, analytical instrumentation, quality systems and customer support.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Senior Laboratory Technical Specialist role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk

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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.

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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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Design Engineer Job (Electronics, Optical) – London

Our client, a leading Instrumentation manufacturer specialising in Industrial Monitoring equipment, are currently looking for a Design Engineer to join their Production & Development facilities based at their site in London, UK.

Responsibilities:

Working as a Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the design of industry leading optical sensor technology for use in Industrial industries. Your duties will include design and layout of analogue control circuits; producing prototypes of circuit components and final designs; testing of electronic components as well as working closely with internal teams (Development, Production) and external customers throughout the design process.

Person Specification:

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree in Electronics Engineering or a relevant discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated experience in an Electronic Design Engineer function including both analogue and digital design skills gained within an Instrumentation or related Technology industry. Experience of Opitcal technology would be advantageous, but it is not essential.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an industry leading niche Instrumentation organisation, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

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For more information or to apply for this Design Engineer position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21379 in all correspondence.

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Operations Manager Job (Instrumentation, Industrial) – London, UK

Our client, an industry leading Industrial Monitoring Instrument manufacturer, are currently looking for an Operations Manager to join their site based in London, UK.

Responsibilities:

Working as the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the general management across the site including Production, Office and Engineering; management of all processes on site including maximising production throughput, supply chain and service delivery as well as developing strong business relations with vendors and customers.

Person Specification:

To be considered for this Operations Manager role, you will have a demonstrated background in an Engineering and/or Manufacturing environment including proven practical people management experience and a strong understanding of manufacturing processes including production, supply chain and working closely with vendors/customers.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global industry leading Instrument manufacturer who supplies industrial monitoring equipment to customers in the Power, Industrial, Chemical, Oil &Gas and related industries. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

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For more information or to apply for this Operations Manager position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21328 in all correspondence.

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Development Engineer Job (Optical, Instrument) – UK

Our client, a leading Instrumentation manufacturer specialising in Industrial Monitoring equipment, are currently looking for a Development Engineer to join their Production & Development facilities based at their site in London, UK.

Working as a Development Engineer, you will be responsible for the development of their optical / sensing technology; definition of design, testing and validation specifications; assembly and testing of prototypes;new product introduction into manufacturing as well as providing product testing and technical support for customers.

This role will require a small amount of travel (UK & International) to provide field installations and customer staff training on site.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an industry leading Industrial Instrumentation manfucturer, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree in an Engineering discipline (or equivalent) and proven practical experience in an Optical Research or Development function.

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For more information please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21330 in all correspondence.

 

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Operations Manager Job-Instrumentation, Industrial

Our client, an industry leading Industrial Monitoring Instrument manufacturer, are currently looking for an Operations Manager to join their site based in London, UK.

Working as the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the general management across the site including Production, Office and Engineering; management of all processes on site including maximising production throughput, supply chain and service delivery as well as developing strong business relations with vendors and customers.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global industry leading Instrument manufacturer who supplies industrial monitoring equipment to customers in the Power, Industrial, Chemical, Oil &Gas and related industries. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this Operations Manager role, you will have a demonstrated background in an Engineering and/or Manufacturing environment including proven practical people management experience and a strong understanding of manufacturing processes including production, supply chain and working closely with vendors/customers.

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For more information or to apply for this Operations Manager role, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21328 in all correspondence.

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Design Engineer Job (Instrumentation) – Bedfordshire

Our client, an innovative industry leader in the field of Instrumentation design and manufacturing, are currently looking for a Design Engineer to join their Electronics Team of the company’s New Product Development Division based at their site in Bedfordshire, UK.

Working as a Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing key electronic design
  • Product development and testing skills surrounding the creation and support of their range of instrumentation
  • Analogue and digital circuits design for their range of systems
  • Maintain specifications throughout development projects; electronics testing and troubleshooting in support of design and product maintenance tasks as well as identification and use of the latest technology & components to ensure instruments are at the forefront of technology advancements.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an organisation that continues to further advancements of instrumentation design and manufacturing. In return they offer first class career progression opportunities as well as an excellent salary and benefits package.

 

To be considered for this Design Engineer role, you will have a HNC / HND / Degree in an Electrical or Electronics Engineering discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated experience of analogue and digital circuit design, ideally in an Instrumentation or Equipment environment. Specific experience in an electronics design role would be highly advantageous, but it is not essential.

 

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For more information or to apply for this Design Engineer position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST21117 in all correspondence.

 

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Quality Manager Job (Instrumentation, Medical Device) – Hampshire, UK

Our client, an innovative and industry leading Instrumentation and Medical Technology manufacturer, are currently looking for a Quality Manager to join their growing QA & RA Team based from their site in Hampshire, UK.

Working as a Quality Manager, you will be responsible for fostering, driving forward and embedding the organisation’s Quality Management Systems (QMS) in line with industry quality (ISO) and regulatory standards in terms of productdesign control, production, training of staff and customer support. Within these areas, you will also be required to initiate, facilitate and support process improvement; ensuring CE marked products meet EEA standards and directives as well as overseeing all product UL listings.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing organisation that provides specialist Instruments and Technology to industries such as the Life Sciences, Biotechnology and Cell Science industries.

To be considered for this Quality Manager role, you will have a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant Scientific discipline and proven practical experience in a Quality Assurance (QA) or Regulatory Affairs (RA) function within the Instrumentation, Medical Device or a related industry. It is also essential to have knowledge of ISO quality standards (Incl. ISO 9001) and demonstrated supervisory or management experience.

 

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For more information or to apply for this Quality Manager position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST21022 in all correspondence.

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Instrumentation Technician Job (Temporary) – Cambridgeshire, UK

Our Client is a leading Biotechnology company looking for a temporary Instrumentation Technician to join their team based in Cambridgeshire.

 

Responsibilities:

Your main responsibility will be evaluating the cause of instrumentation equipment breakdowns within the laboratories. As part of the role you will either perform any necessary repairs on the equipment and/or coordinate with external service providers.

 

Person Specification:

You will have a HND (or equivalent) in a relevant Scientific, Mechanical or Electrical discipline. Previous experience with fault finding, calibrating or repairing laboratory equipment such as HPLC, GC, PCR, SDS-Page, ELISA is essential. Prior experience of fault finding of electro-mechanical systems to a component level would be advantageous howevernot essential. This is a temporary position for 6 months and is a great opportunity to join this research company based in the Cambridge with excellent commuting links to the North and London.

 

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For more information, or to apply for this Instrumentation Technician job, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20921 in all correspondence.

 

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Maintenance Engineer Job (Instrumentation , Semiconductor) – North East, UK

Our client provides consultancy services to the semiconductor industry. They require a Maintenance Engineer to join their team based in the North East of England.

 

Responsibilities:

As Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for a team of technicians providing installation, maintenance, repair and calibration services to the laboratory, cleanroom and on vendor sites. This will involve planning and scheduling work, staff training, client liaison and handling complaints and queries and heading continuous improvement initiatives.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

To be considered for this Maintenance Engineer position, you must be qualified to minimum HNC in an engineering discipline or possess equivalent industrial experience and have a proven track record in managing teams within R&D, pilot plant preferably within semiconductors or electronics. You must also hold a full UK driving license.

 

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For more information, or to apply for this Maintenance Engineer position, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH20707 in all correspondence.

 

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Production & Service Manager Job – South England

Our client, a leading Instrumentation Manufacturer, are currently looking for a Production & Service Manager to take lead of the Production and Service department at their site in South East England.


Working as a Production & Service Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a team involved in the assembly and testing of a wide range of scientific instrumentation. You will also be required to liaise with customers including providing ad hoc on site service visits.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing Instrumentation Manufacturer, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this Production & Service Manager role, you will have a degree in Electronics, Electro-Mechanical or a relevant Engineering / Technical discipline (or equivalent) and proven practical production or engineering experience of scientific instrumentation. Experience within a field service engineer based position would be advantageous but it is not essential.

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For more information, or to apply for this Production & Service Manager position please contact Andrew at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20383 in all correspondence.

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Production Manager – Instrumentation, Hampshire, UK

Our client, a world class Instrument and Consumables organisation, are currently looking for a Production Manager to join their UK Manufacturing facilities based in Hampshire, UK.


Working as a Production Manager, you will be responsible for managing both the Instrument and Consumable production streams (low volume, high value) across all functions including purchasing, goods in, manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, manufacturing control and dispatch.

As Production Manager, your duties will include reviewing and evaluating systems and processes, meeting production targets and being a key player involved in the Lean Conversion using Kaizen methodology.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in providing specialist instruments and consumables to the Bio-Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this Production Manager role, you will have a degree in an Engineering discipline (or equivalent), proven practical production management experience including knowledge of managing complete value streams and knowledge of product life-cycles as well as demonstrated knowledge of continuous improvement (Lean Manufacturing).

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For more information, or to apply for this Production Manager position, please contact Andrew Bolton on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20319 in all correspondence.

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