Molecular Biologist – Edinburgh

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Molecular Biologist to work on 1 year contracts for a contract research organisation based in Edinburgh.

Responsibilities

 As a Molecular Biologist you will be responsible for a team of scientists working on research projects in antibody based technologies such as diagnostics, therapeutics and medical devices. This will include projects involving molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry and specifically phage display and screening of therapeutic and diagnostic antibodies.

Qualifications

 For the Molecular Biologist role you will be qualified to minimum PhD level in molecular biology or possess equivalent commercial research experience and have a proven track record in leading projects for immunology studies.

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 To apply for the molecular biologist role, please call Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk or click on the link above. Please quote reference DH25958 in all correspondence.

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Operations Manager – Aberdeen

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for an Operations Manager to run a Waste Management facility in Aberdeen. The role is permanent and may involve covering two sites at times.

 Responsibilities

For the Operations Manager role you will be responsible for a team of site chemists, hazpack chemists and Senior Site Chemists. You will also be responsible for:

  • Administration support team and mud and effluent plant staff
  • Ensuring that all site operations run in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner
  • Delivering excellent customer service,
  • Developing effective relationships
  • Providing opportunities to increase revenue
  • Managing all aspects of waste management operations including procedures and quality systems, staff training and management and business strategy.

 Qualifications

For the Operations Manager role, you must have a proven track record in the waste industry in a supervisory or managerial role. You must also hold a minimum HNC in chemistry in order to fulfil IPPC legal requirements and hold a full UK driving licence. A COTC qualification is desirable although not essential.

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To apply for this Operations Manager role, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk  Please quote reference DH25937 in all correspondence.

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Protein Scientist – Grangemouth

Heather Deagle at CK Science is recruiting for a Protein Scientist for a major biotechnology company based in the Central Belt of Scotland, to work on initially a temporary contract that is very likely to go permanent.

Responsibilities:

As a Protein Scientist the key responsibilities will be too:

  • Develop processes for the conjugation, purification and formulation of antibody conjugates
  • Perform process robustness, characterisation and optimisation studies
  • Process scale up and transfer into our GMP facilities
  • Small scale drug linker synthesis

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Protein Scientist role will have following qualifications and experience:

  • a minimum of a BSc degree in Biological/Biochemical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering or related discipline with good practical lab experience.
  • You will also have experience / awareness of protein purification techniques such as: Chromatography, Filtration and Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF)
  • You will also have Good communication skills, interpersonal skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment.

It would be desirable to have the following skills:

  • Previous biotech industry experience in process development or process scale up / manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of protein modification or conjugation chemistry

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this Protein Scientist role please contact Heather Deagle on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference  DH25140 in all correspondence.

 

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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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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. 

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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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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. 

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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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Project Chemist Job in Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Project Chemist to join a global organisation based in Scotland on a permanent basis.

Project Chemist Job Description:

Within this customer facing role, you will be involved in both laboratory work and also ad hoc offshore sampling and chemistry. As Project Chemist you will be required to work under your own initiative without support, and often in challenging circumstances.

This Project Chemist position will create a wealth of opportunities both analytically and professionally at a global organisation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

As Project Chemist you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Qualified to minimum HND/HNC in chemistry or possess equivalent practical analytical chemistry experience in techniques such as corrosion inhibitor testing, foaming, IC, ICP, GC and titrations.
  • You must hold a BOSIET offshore certificate
  • Have a proven track record in working in offshore chemistry to be considered for the role

How to apply:

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For more information regarding this Project Chemist position, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on +44 (0)191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24460 in all correspondence.

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Operations Manager – Scotland and Northern Ireland

Barney Smith at CK Science is looking to recruit an Operations Manager to join a chemical manufacturer with plants in Scotland and Northern Ireland. 

Responsibilities:

As an operations manager the successful candidate will manage and coordinate the activities of the two facilities in Scotland and Northern Ireland to optimise performance in manufacturing and despatch.

The role will be very much hands on and will involve:

  • Overseeing all quality standards
  • Manufacturing procedures and staffing across both sites
  • Develop a buying function
  • Project manage implementation of capital expenditure programmes including equipment and computer systems,
  • Developing business
  • Maintain existing relationships. 

Qualifications and skills:

The ideal candidate for this Operations Manager role must be qualified in a science or process engineering related degree or possess equivalent commercial experience and have a proven track record in operations management within the chemical industry.

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For more information or to apply for this Operations Manager role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH24430 in all correspondence.

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Process Improvement Technician – Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Process Improvement Technician to join a chemical manufacturer based in Scotland.

Responsibilities:

As Process Improvement Technician the successful candidate will report to the Quality Manager. You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all relevant manufacturing process data is gathered, collated and displayed,
  • Undertaking project work to improve quality and manufacturing yield
  • Maintaining specifications and documentation for the production unit
  • Provide technical support to the day-to-day manufacturing operation.

Qualification and skills required:

The ideal candidate for this Process Improvement Technician role must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND in a mechanical engineering related discipline or possess equivalent industrial experience and ideally be a six sigma green belt or equivalent.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Process Improvement Technician role contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH23972 in all correspondence.

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Shift Manager Jobs – Central Belt of Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is currently recruiting for a number of Shift Managers to join a food manufacturer based in the Central Belt of Scotland. Due to a company restructure and increase in workload they have a number of vacancies for shift managers to run production lines.

Responsibilities:

As a Shift Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the efficient running of the designated areas of production
  • Assisting in implementation of plans
  • Achieving KPI targets,
  • Manage and train staff and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • There are positions available for night shift or for a rotation of earlies and back shift.

Skills required:

The successful candidate for these Shift Manager positions will have a proven track record in production management within the food industry and in managing production teams.

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for one of  these Shift Manager jobs please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH23724 in all correspondence.

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Product Development Chemist – Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Product development Chemist to join a company that manufactures novel products for the Oil & Gas industry

Responsibilities:

As a Product development Chemist you will be responsible for developing rubber based polymers to customer specifications and requirements.  This will include developing polymers from scratch, developing existing products, compounding, sourcing and maintaining test equipment and providing technical support to clients. 

Qualifications and Skills:

The ideal candidate for this Product development Chemist must be qualified to PhD in organic or polymer chemistry standard or possess equivalent commercial laboratory experience within rubber or plastics development.  They must also possess working knowledge of instrumentation and equipment used in rubber development and compounding and your communication skills must be excellent.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Product development Chemist role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH23591 in all correspondence.

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Analytical Chemist – (ICP, HPLC) Scotland

Barney Smith is currently looking for an Analytical Chemist to join an analytical laboratory based in Scotland.

Responsibilities:

As an Analytical Chemist you will be responsible primarily for analysis of oil, gas and chemical samples using ICP, IC and HPLC.  You will also supervise staff, collect samples from sites and calibrate and validate instrumentation. 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this Analytical Chemist role must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND level in chemistry or related subject or possess equivalent industrial experience.  In addition, you will have a proven track record using the above instrumentation ideally in a supervisory role. 

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Analytical Chemist role, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.   Please quote reference DH23071 in all correspondence.

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Food Scientist (NPD) – North East England

Barney Smith is currently recruiting for a NPD Food Scientist to join a long established food manufacturer based in the borders

Responsibilities:

As a NPD Food Scientist you will be actively involved in product development from concept generation to product launch and will be interfacing closely with functions at all stages of the process.  This will include using your product development knowledge to:

  • Develop formulae and processes to regulatory standards and food safety compliance
  • Assist in troubleshooting
  • Liaise with customers and clients and co-ordinate technical teams.

You will also perform benchmarking studies, identify further business opportunities and add value to the business. 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this NPD Food Scientist role must be qualified to degree level in a food science based subject or possess equivalent industrial experience and have a proven track record working in NPD or food technology.

How to apply: 

For more information or to apply for this NPD Food Scientist role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email Bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH23030 in all correspondence.

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Shift Manager Job in Scotland

Barney Smith is currently looking for a Shift Manager to join a world leading manufacturer at their site in Scotland.

The Job:

The successful candidate for this Shift Manager role will report to the Operations manager. The company require a manager to oversee the manufacturing team working continental 6 on, 4 off. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an influential role within one of the world’s leading manufacturing companies.

Responsibilities:

As a Shift Manager you will be responsible for total leadership of the shift operation including using effective staff resourcing, ensuring maximum production output levels, maintenance of high quality product standards and customer expectations, and be instrumental in continuous improvement initiatives.

Qualifications and Skills:

The ideal candidate must have a proven track record working within a food manufacturing environment at supervisory or management level and be entitled to work in the UK.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Shift Manager role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH22907 in all correspondence.

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Manufacturing Manager (Shift) Job – Scotland

Barney Smith is looking for a Manufacturing Manager to join his client which is a world leading manufacturer within the biotechnology sector based at their site in Scotland

Responsibilities:

As a Manufacturing Manager working a continental shift pattern, the role will involve continuous improvement and optimisation of products, processes and procedures.  You will also be responsible for staff management, training and development, handling customer queries and complaints and troubleshooting any bottlenecks in the manufacturing process.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this Manufacturing Manager role must be qualified to degree level in a science or engineering based subject or possess equivalent industrial experience and have a proven track record in a supervisory or management role within a biotech related process or manufacturing site.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Manufacturing Manager role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH22909 in all correspondence.

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Laboratory Manager (Environmental) – Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is looking for a Laboratory Manager to join an Environmental Consultancy who provides a range of services to clients internationally to join them at their site in Scotland. Due to a significant increase in workload they have a requirement for someone to run their sample process laboratory.

Responsibilities:

This Laboratory Manager role is high pressure and will involve:

  • sample prep and analysis
  • work planning and scheduling
  • staff management
  • costing of projects and quotes
  • report writing
  • maintenance of quality procedures

Skills required:

For this Laboratory Manager role a background in science and laboratory management would be useful but project management skills and planning work are essential for the role.  You will also be confident enough to supervise staff, suggest change in procedures as required and negotiation. Your time will involve both analysis and management and you must be a self-starter who would be happy in a hands-on role.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH22579 in all correspondence.

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Environmental Manager Role – North Scotland

Barney Smith is currently recruiting for an Environmental Manager to join a Manufacturer of high quality products based in the North of Scotland.

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for managing all aspects of Environmental compliance and performance onsite including maintenance of ISO 9001 and 14001, PPC permits, COSHH regulations, IPPC, and waste regulations including control of pollution act and water framework directive, freshwater fish directive and European Emission Trading Scheme.

Qualifications:

You must be qualified to minimum HND/HNC in an environmental or science based subject or possess equivalent experience and have a proven track record in environmental management in chemical or manufacturing industries. 

Apply now:

For more information or to apply for this Environmental Manager position, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH22425 in all correspondence.

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