Laboratory Manager – Manchester

Naynesh Mistry is recruiting for a Laboratory Manager to join a molecular diagnostics company in Manchester on a permanent basis.

In this role your main responsibility would be to setup, manage and organise a laboratory used for pre-natal screening of maternal blood samples and for the training of customers in test workflows.

To apply for this role you need to have experience working in a clinical diagnostic or screening lab, preferably in a managerial position.

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Laboratory Manager (Water) – Cambridgeshire

Andrew Bolton at CK Science is currently looking for a Laboratory Manager to join an industry leading Water Testing Laboratory at their site in Cambridgeshire on a full time, permanent basis.

Responsibilities:

As a Laboratory Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team within an Analytical Testing / Chemistry laboratory providing water testing services. Your duties will include:

  • Day-to-day people management of a medium sized (10 – 14 people) team of Technicians and Analysts including recruitment, training & personal development when required.
  • Ensuring sample turnaround including liaising closely with customers throughout the process.
  • Maintaining a hands on involvement in analytical testing using techniques such as ICP, GC, MS, AAS & a scope of wet chemistry, coupled with more specialist testing such as cryptosporidium analysis.
  • Performing method development and validation of equipment used.
  • Ensuring quality systems & documentation are maintained (ISO, DWI).

Qualifications and skills:

As a Laboratory Manager, you will have the following qualifications, skills & experience:

  • A qualification in Chemistry or a relevant discipline (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrated experience in an analytical testing laboratory. Specific experience in the Water industry would be highly advantageous, but it is not essential.
  • Proven people supervisory / team leader experience.

Benefits:

As a Laboratory Manager, you will be joining a specialist Water Testing Laboratory who provide a supportive culture with a keenness on personal development. In return they offer a salary of between £30,000 – £35,000 plus excellent benefits including 26 days holiday, pension, private healthcare and a competitive bonus scheme.

Andrew Bolton  - Recruiter at CK ScienceHow to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply to the role of Laboratory Manager, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference ST24975 in all correspondence.

 

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QA & Development Shift Supervisor – West Midlands

Victoria Walker at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Quality Assurance and Development Shift Supervisor to join a specialty chemical manufacturer based in the West Midlands

The company:

The successful candidate for this QA & Development Shift Supervisor role will join a  company who specialise in the manufacture of chemicals which have applications in a variety of markets, including electronics, automotive, flavours/ fragrances and more.

Responsibilities:

The main roles and responsibilities of this QA & Development Shift Supervisor will be to manage the provision of analysis of works products and day to day running of the laboratory. This is a key role in the site emergency procedure and responsible for ensuring health, safety and environmental compliance. You will also:

  • Supervise and co-ordinate work within the shift section.
  • Provision of certification for site products and the authorisation of certificates will be your responsibility, as well as development of methods and maintaining existing ones.
  • You will also be responsible for department safety standards, carrying out and maintaining department risk assessments and maintaining department instrumentation.
  • You will ensure that the QAD Shift Chemists are organized and will have customer contact regarding queries and complaints, certificates of analysis for site products and will deal with regulatory bodies amongst other external and internal contacts.

Qualifications and skills:

In order to be considered for this QA & Development Shift Supervisor role you will have a minimum qualification of a degree in chemistry (or equivalent) which is an essential requirement for this position.

  • With experience performing Wet Chemistry techniques as well as having earned Team Leader status (managing a small team)
  • You will be capable of making decisions out of office hours when necessary due to limited staff/ managers off site.
  • You will also have the ability to work on your own initiative in the absence of management and will have the confidence to communicate at all levels and to problem solve.
  • Excellent communication and management skills are required.
  • The successful candidate needs to be able to motivate and develop individuals to meet the shift requirements through clear communication and direction.
  • The incumbent needs to be able to react calmly to emergency situations and be capable of making decisions under pressure.
  • A sound technical knowledge is required along with an in-depth knowledge of process operations and practical problem solving skills.
  • Shift work experience along with IOSH or experience with laboratory health and safety is desirable as is knowledge of Site Products, Process Plants and Raw Materials.
  • Previous analytical experience involving phosphorus based chemicals would be a distinct advantage as well as use of wet chemistry (volumetric/ gravimetric) and instrumentation (titroprocessors, UV Visible spectrophotometer, atomic fluorescence, atomic absorbance, NMR, GC).

The Role:

Please note that this QA & Development Shift Supervisor role involves working 12 hour day and night shifts on a 5 shift rota which covers the site 24 hours per day, 365 days per annum. This also includes providing cover in the event of absence of other members of the team.

The selected candidate will be able to get to work in all weather as the site cannot operate without a QADSS. A reasonable degree of physical fitness is required in order to climb gantries etc.

How to apply:

Apply online now:

For more information or to apply for this QA & Development Shift Supervisor role please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH24034 in all correspondence.

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Compounding Laboratory Manager – East Midlands

Naynesh Mistry at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Compounding Laboratory Manager to join a pharmaceutical manufacturing company at their facility in the East Midlands

The facility:

As a Compounding Laboratory Manager the successful candidate will lead the unlicensed medicines manufacturing department. The department is at a well established business unit with an excellent track record of quality and value for money, currently manufactures ‘special’ medicines for the NHS, private hospitals and community pharmacies throughout the UK. The department consists of approximately twenty people including two registered pharmacists, and is supported by a small team of releasing pharmacists.

Responsibilities:

This Compounding Laboratory Manager role is a key position in the company and the person appointed will have the opportunity of growing the department to match the expectations of the customer base and placing this company in a position where they can effectively compete in a dynamic marketplace. In the first instance the Manager will report in to the Head of Non sterile production.

The role of Compounding Manager will include;

  • Planning and managing production schedules
  • Overseeing the formulation activity
  • Supervising the costing process
  • Managing the customer services function
  • Meeting with key customers in NHS hospitals
  • Analysing and reporting on profitability
  • Improving current manufacturing systems
  • Improving productivity
  • Implementing a programme of continuous improvement
  • Implementing appropriate staff training programmes
  • Appraising all staff in the department
  • Motivating the production team

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Compounding Laboratory Manager role will have a degree in Pharmacy or equivalent, have line management experience and worked within a aseptic, sterile manufacturing environment.

How to apply:

Apply online now

For more information or to apply for this Compounding Laboratory Manager role please contact Naynesh Mistry on 0114 283 9956 or email nmistry@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference SH23945 in all correspondence.

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QA & Development Shift Manager – West Midlands

Victoria Walker at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Quality Assurance and Development Shift Manager to join a specialty chemical manufacturer based in the West Midlands. The company specialise in chemicals which have applications in a variety of markets, including electronics, automotive, flavours/ fragrances and more.

Responsibilities:

The main roles and responsibilities of this QA & Development Shift Manager will be to manage the provision of analysis of works products and day to day running of the laboratory. This is a key role in the site emergency procedure and responsible for ensuring health, safety and environmental compliance, you will supervise and co-ordinate work within the shift section. Other responsibilities are as follows:

  • Provision of certification for site products and the authorisation of certificates will be your responsibility, as well as development of methods and maintaining existing ones.
  • You will also be responsible for department safety standards, carrying out and maintaining department risk assessments and maintaining department instrumentation.
  • You will ensure that the QAD Shift Chemists are organized and will have customer contact regarding queries and complaints, certificates of analysis for site products
  • Deal with regulatory bodies amongst other external and internal contacts.

Qualifications and skills:

 In order to be considered for this QA & Development Shift Manager role you will have a minimum qualification of a degree in chemistry (or equivalent) which is an essential requirement for this position. Skills which are requi5red for this position are as follows:

  • Excellent communication and management skills are required.
  • The successful candidate needs to be able to motivate and develop individuals to meet the shift requirements through clear communication and direction.
  • The incumbent needs to be able to react calmly to emergency situations and be capable of making decisions under pressure.
  • A sound technical knowledge is required along with an in-depth knowledge of process operations and practical problem solving skills.
  • Shift work experience along with IOSH or experience with laboratory health and safety is desirable
  • Knowledge of Site Products, Process Plants and Raw Materials. Previous analytical experience involving phosphorus based chemicals would be a distinct advantage as well as use of wet chemistry (volumetric/ gravimetric) and instrumentation (titroprocessors, UV Visible spectrophotometer, atomic fluorescence, atomic absorbance, NMR, GC).

The job:

Please note that this QA & Development Shift Manager role involves working 12 hour day and night shifts on a 5 shift rota which covers the site 24 hours per day, 365 days per annum. This also includes providing cover in the event of absence of other members of the team. The selected candidate will be able to get to work in all weathers the site cannot operate without a QADSM.  A reasonable degree of physical fitness is required in order to climb gantries etc.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this QA & Development Shift Manager role please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 2839956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference SH23694 in all correspondence.

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Meet Andrew Bolton – Chemical, Technology, Environmental and Waste Recruitment

Introducing Andrew Bolton, Senior Consultant at CK Science. Andrew joined CK Science in 2009 and is based in the our Stevenage office. To find out more about Andrew, please watch his short video below.

Andrew specialises in recruiting for the Chemical, Technology (Medical Device, Instrumentation & Diagnostics, Environmental and Waste industries.

The types of positions that Andrew typically deals with include:

  • Chemist – Analytical / Development / Process
  • Engineer – Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic / Process
  • Production Technician / Operative
  • Polymer Scientist / Material Scientist
  • Laboratory Manager / Site Manager / Operations Manager
  • Business Development / Technical Sales
  • Product Manager
  • Biologist – Assay Scientist / Integration Scientist / Molecular Scientist
  • Offshore Chemist / Field Chemist / Site Chemist
  • Quality Engineer / QA Officer / QA Manager / Regulatory Affairs Officer / Regulatory Affairs Manager / Auditor
  • Environmental Consultant

If you are looking for a new position in these areas, or are looking to expand your team, please do contact Andrew and he will be happy to help you. You can contact Andrew on 01438 842 960 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

To find out more about Andrew’s background, please take a look at his LinkedIn profile.

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Our current Life Sciences vacancies…

CK Science are specialists in Life Science recruitment. Please see below for details of the current Life Science jobs which we are recruiting for:

Temporary Process Technologist

  •     Reference: 23043
  •     Location: East Midlands
  •     Salary: £18-20K pa

Our client, a major pharmaceutical organisation, is currently seeking to recruit a Process Technologist for a twelve month contract.

The role will involve supporting the delivery of all technical aspects of New Product Introduction and the maintenance of projects in line with company strategies, customer expectations and regulatory compliance. You will also be responsible for experimental factory batches, ensuring projects meet budgets, quality standards and timescales as well as to be the technical interface with customers.

The ideal candidate for the role will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in Chemistry or a related subject and have experience working within a development or process role within a similar environment.

For more information, please contact Hannah Milward at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email your CV to hmilward@ckscience.co.uk.

 

QC Analyst

  •     Reference: SH23060
  •     Location: East Midlands
  •     Salary: Salary depending on experience

Our client, a paints and coatings manufacturing company, is currently looking to recruit an QC Analyst to take responsibility for all Standard QC functions. You will also be required to operate certain analytical test equipment to ensure products meet specification, with the aim to achieve Company growth and high profitability through total awareness, involvement, teamwork, constant improvement and training. You will have QC experience ideally in a coatings capacity and will ideally have supporting qualifications.

This is a permanent position with an immediate start.

For more information, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Laboratory Manager

  •     Reference: SH22987
  •     Location: Yorkshire
  •     Salary: Competitive

Our client, a business operating in Environmental Inspection, Testing and Consultancy markets, is looking to recruit a Laboratory Manager to supervise their team based in Yorkshire. The main role of this Laboratory Manager role will be to work in the Materials Testing Division, providing independent, high quality testing inspection services.

In order to be considered you will have strong analytical skills, be degree qualified or equivalent or have extensive experience within the Materials Testing industry, and possess a high level of personal drive and commitment.

This is a permanent position with an immediate start.

For more information, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Device Technologist

  •     Reference: 23109
  •     Salary: £11 – £13 per hour
  •     Location: Hertfordshire

CK Science are currently looking for a Medical Device Technologist to work for this pharmaceutical company in the Hertfordshire region.

The role is predominantly laboratory based, focused on generating physical characterisation data to input into the design and development processes involved in providing pharmaceutical device delivery systems. As such, the ability to produce and interpret/analyse experimental data, for feedback into the design process is of paramount importance for this role, as well as providing written documentation to support all experimental work carried out.

For more information, please contact Julie Marshall at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jmarshall@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

 

Scientist

  •     Reference: SH23057
  •     Location: Hull
  •     Salary: £30-35k

The Scientist will be responsible for supporting existing and new product development in line with project milestones by working within wither the analytical, formulation or chemistry functions as part of the R&D team. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (or other scientific subject relevant to the business), and previous laboratory experience in an analytical environment.

For more information, please contact Naynesh Mistry at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email nmistry@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Microbiology Analyst

  •     Reference: SH23118
  •     Location: Merseyside

Our client is looking for a Microbiology Analyst to join their QC laboratories. The candidate will have a clear understanding of and the ability to work within strict cGMP guidelines and will be experienced in the following: Analysis of bioburden and endotoxin present in the water, steam and products; Identification of microorganisms using standard techniques eg.  Vitek and API; Growth and maintenance of microbial media; possess excellent communication and written skills. Candidates should hold a degree in Microbiology or equivalent and have proven industrial experience in a GMP manufacturing environment.

For more information, please contact Naynesh Mistry at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email nmistry@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Development Analyst

  •     Reference: SH23063
  •     Location: Yorkshire
  •     Salary: £23-28k

To develop suitable rugged physical and chemical analytical methods that will determine all necessary product parameters including physical characteristics, determination of active, degradation products using the most suitable analytical techniques. The ideal candidate will have a degree in a chemistry based science (biochemistry, analytical chemistry, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry) or equivalent and a proven track record in the use of HPLC, GC analytical techniques and experience in analytical method development and validation.

For more information, please contact Naynesh Mistry at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email nmistry@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Technician

  •     Location: Newcastle area
  •     Reference: DH23139
  •     Salary: Est £17-19k

Our client is seeking a Technician to work on, initially, a temporary to permanent contract. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting in the manufacture/testing of materials and being involved in the development of test systems. Maintenance of the laboratory, including COSHH. Collection and analysis of test data.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a Technical/Scientific environment and will possess a relevant degree or an HNC/D.

You will be a good team player, with good communication and PC skills and hands on approach is essential.

For more information, please contact Heather Deagle at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Technical Support Scientist

  •     Reference: DH23139
  •     Location: Newcastle area
  •     Salary: £20-23k

Our client is a biotechnology company based in the North East of England.  They require a scientist to join their product support team on initially a 6 month contract.  Reporting to the technical services manager you will be responsible for providing clients in both the UK and overseas in providing technical support and troubleshooting.  This will involve travelling to customer sites, providing advice and troubleshooting support and lab testing.

You must be qualified to minimum HNC level in a microbiology, biotechnology or relevant engineering subject or possess equivalent industrial experience.  You must also be happy to travel worldwide, sometimes at short notice and be comfortable in customer facing roles.

For more information, please contact Heather Deagle at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk.

 

Analytical Chemist – Stability

  •     Reference: DH22998
  •     Salary: £18-21k
  •     Location: Teesside area

Our client based in the North East of England is a major biotechnology company and they are seeking a QC Analyst to join their team on a temporary contract with a strong possibility of becoming permanent.

Duties will include performing sample receipt and analysis (chemical, biochemical and microbiological) against agreed plans on all Stability work plans. The roles are mainly chemistry based and will involve using techniques such as HPLC, SDS-Page, ELISA and UV but some knowledge of microbiology would be beneficial as the role also involves carrying out endotoxin and bioburden testing. Complete documentation to GMP standards.

The successful candidates ideally will be qualified to Degree level in a Chemistry / Microbiology / Biochemistry based subject and have a strong analytical background working to GMP.

For more information, please contact Heather Deagle at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Laboratory Analyst

  •     Reference: DH23100
  •     Location: County Durham
  •     Salary: c£18,000

CK Science is currently recruiting for a number of Laboratory Analysts to join a blue chip pharmaceutical company in County Durham.

As a Laboratory Analyst with our client, you will be responsible for the analytical testing of raw materials.  You will use established methods of analysis including HPLC, GC-FID and UV.  All analysis will be performed to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

The successful applicant will be educated in a chemistry related subject and/or have demonstrable experience working in the laboratory.

For more information, please contact Heather Deagle at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Microbiologist – Pharmaceuticals

  •     Reference: DH23047
  •     Location: Country Durham
  •     Salary: £17-24k

Our client is a major pharmaceutical company in County Durham and they are seeking a microbiologist with proven laboratory skills to work on initially a temporary contract.

You will work as part of a team responsible for microbial analysis of the process and materials associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing. Industrial experience in endotoxin or bioburden testing will be advantageous. You will be available to start work at short notice and have a biology based qualification. This is an excellent company to gain further industrial experience in, as the company is highly respected in industry.

For more information, please contact Heather Deagle at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Customer Support Technician – Packaging

  •     Reference: DH23029
  •     Location: County Durham
  •     Salary: £18-22k

Our client, a blue chip pharmaceutical company located in Durham require a Customer Support Technician to work in their packaging department on a one year contract.

The successful candidate will be accountable for customer relationships and workload management for the launch of new packaging designs. Working towards demanding deadlines you will coordinate the processing of new pack creations to meet customer requirements. Keeping your clients informed of pack design progress.

Ideally, you will have experience gained in a packaging or relationship management environment and be of graduate calibre. A major part of the role will be liaising with colleagues and clients so excellent communication skills are essential as well as good time management.  English, Polish and Russian language skills are preferable.

For more information, please contact Heather Deagle at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Development Chemist

  •     Reference: DH23129
  •     Location: Teesside
  •     Salary: £25-30k

Our client provides research and development for external customers.  They are looking for a chemist to join their team.  You will be responsible for running projects in process and catalyst development and driving new processes for a range of high profile clients.

You must be qualified to minimum PhD in a research based chemistry discipline or possess equivalent industrial experience and have a proven track record in working in catalyst development preferably under pressure.

For more information, please contact Heather Deagle at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

Laboratory Assistant

  •     Reference: SH 23136
  •     Location: North Yorkshire
  •     Salary: £5-6phr

Our client is an established manufacturer of various over the counter pharmaceutical products. They are currently looking to employ a Laboratory Assistant to join their team for the initial duration of 3 months. Daily duties will include maintaining good housekeeping, calibrations and labelling. To be considered for this role you should ideally have a scientific background.

For more information, please contact Hannah Milward at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email hmilward@ckscience.co.uk.

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Laboratory/Field Manager – Central Belt of Scotland

Carrie-Ann is looking for a Laboratory/Field Manager to join an environmental land regeneration organisation based in the central belt of Scotland.

Responsibilities:

As a Laboratory/Field Manager you will be responsible for working alongside and leading a small team both in the field and laboratory.  You will be responsible for inorganic analysis on environmental samples.  You must have good laboratory experience and knowledge of molecular and microbiological techniques.

Experience required:

For this Laboratory/Field Manager role experience in field testing and collecting water and soil samples would be ideal but is not essential as training can be provided.

Requirements:

The successful candidate for this Laboratory/Field Manager role must have a full valid UK drivers licence and be happy to travel on a regular basis for field testing.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Laboratory/Field Manager role please contact Carrie-Ann Bell on 0191 384 8905 or email cbell@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH22891 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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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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Chemical Industry candidates – South of England

Andrew Bolton, our specialist Chemical Industry Recruiter based in our Stevenage office, is currently helping a number of excellent Chemical Industry candidates based in the South of England, to find new positions. Please find out more below:

Production & Logistics Operative

  • Reference: 108402
  • Location: Will consider all locations in the UK
  • Salary: £20,000+ (Incl. Shift Allowance)

This candidate is a strong Production Operative who has gained industry experience in the Chemical and Materials sectors.

His time in industry has seen him involved in operating production machinery and equipment; undertaking quality control checks (in-process); carrying out preventative maintenance; transport of materials and finished products using a forklift truck as well as training of other production operatives.

Following redundancy, he is available immediately to interview and start.

For more information, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

Production Operative / Team Leader

  • Reference: 109656
  • Location: Will consider relocation for right role
  • Salary: £Flexible

This candidate is a strong Production Operative who has gained an expanse of industry experience in a heavy manufacturing environment.

His background has seen him involved in the operation of a scope of production equipment and machinery; ensuring quality & industry standards (Incl. COSHH); management of stock levels and completion of relevant production documentation as well as operation of a counter balance forklift truck.

On top of his hands on skills, he also offers strong team leader skills having been responsible for day-to-day supervision of a team of production operatives.

Due to redundancy, he is keen to find a new role utilising his skills and experiences.

For more information, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

Analytical Chemist

 

  • Reference: 98319
  • Location: Happy to relocate within the UK
  • Salary: £18,000 – £22,000

This candidate is a practiced Analyst who has gained experience within an Analytical Testing Laboratory.

He offers a depth of experience analysing soils, waters and hydrocarbon based samples.

He offers a range of analytical techniques such as AAS & GC, physical property analysis (ASTM, IP) as well as use of CFR Test Engines.

Having recently finished in his previous role, he is available immediately and flexible on location.

For more information, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

Laboratory Manager

 

  • Reference: 109446
  • Location: Flexible on location
  • Salary: circa £30,000

This candidate has developed a strong career as an Analytical Chemist and now Laboratory Manager within the Chemical & Environmental industries.

His hands on skills include an array of instrumental analysis (GC, GC-FID, UV, ICP-MS and GCMS) as well as more routine wet chemistry.

He also offers management function responsible for day-to-day management of analytical teams; ensuring sample turnaround; management of quality standards (ISO, UKAS, MCERTS) as well as customer facing throughout.

Currently looking for a new challenge, he is looking for a salary of circa £30k and happy to relocate for the right role.

For more information, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

Polymer Chemist

 

  • Reference: 65968
  • Location: Flexible on relocation
  • Salary: £20,000 – £25,000

This candidate is a strong Polymer Chemist who has gained industrial experience in the Polymer Materials / Chemicals industry.

She offers a wide range of skills including formulation, polymerisation and development of various polymer materials; experience running testing of the materials / chemicals; strong experience running application testing for various solutions as well as strong knowledge of quality standards (ISO, COSHH) including completion of relevant documentation (MSDS).

Due to redundancy, she is currently looking for a new career opportunity.

For more information, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

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Meet our Food Industry Candidates…

 

 

CK Science are experts in recruitment for the Food Industry.

Please click on the links below to view details of Food Industry candidates looking for work in your area:

 

South, UK

  • Microbiology Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Technical Officer
  • Quality Manager
  • QA Auditor

 

Midlands, UK

  • Development & Technical Manager
  • Food Analyst
  • Laboratory Supervisor/Manager

 

North, UK

  • Chemistry Technician
  • Food Technologist
  • QA Manager
  • Food Microbiologist
  • QA Officer
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Meet our Environmental Industry Candidates…

CK Science are specialists in recruiting for the Environmental Industry.

Please click on the links below to find out about our great Environmental Industry candidates based in your area:

 

South, UK

  • Blend Technician
  • Organic Chemist
  • Graduate Environmental Analyst
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Environmental Engineer

 

Midlands, UK

  • Analytical Chemist
  • Technical/Business/Operations Manager
  • Inorganic Chemist

 

North, UK

  • Environmental Quality System Specialist
  • Technical Support Analyst
  • Analyst
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Meet Our Environmental Industry Candidates

CK Science are specialists in recruitment for the Environmental Industry. We have a database full of high calibre candidates looking for a new position in the industry, here are a just a few that are currently based in the South of England.

 

Blend Technician                                                                                                                          

  • Reference: 91327
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £15,000+

A BSc level graduate in Chemistry who has gained experience in industry.

He has excellent knowledge and experience with TLC, NMR, IR, UV as well as other techniques.

He has had experience blending lubricant components up to a scale of 30kg.

Currently looking to further his skills, he is local to the area and flexible on salary.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. 

 

 

 

Organic Chemist                                                                                                                          

  • Reference: Sussex
  • Location: Local to the area
  • Salary: £20,000+

A BSc level candidate who has gained extensive experience in the Environmental industry.

He has excellent knowledge and experience with GLP, GMP, GCP, UKAS (including ISO17025 BS EN ISO9001:2008, BS EN ISO14001:2004 as well as others.)

His skill set include GCMS, HS-GC-MS, wet and analytical Chemistry amongst others.

He is local to the area and available immediately.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk.

 

 

 

 

Graduate Environmental Analyst                                                                                              

  • Reference: 104963
  • Location: Southampton                                                                                                 
  • Salary: £Negotiable

A MSc level graduate who has gained industry experience within the Environmental Industry.

She has excellent knowledge of environmental consultancy policies as well as survey skills.

A driven individual with strong communication and organisational skills, she could utilise her skill set across various functions on site.

She lives within the local area, available immediately and flexible on salary.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. 

 

 

 

 

Laboratory Manager

  • Reference: 49859
  • Location: Nationwide                                                                    
  • Salary: Circ.£30,000

A MSc level graduate who has gained strong industry experience within the Environmental and Waste Industry.

He has excellent knowledge of all processes and site systems/standards including GLP, GMP, UKAS (ISO) etc.

His skill sets include a wide range of wet and analytical chemistry techniques including HPLC, UV/Visible Spectrophometer, FTIR and many more.

He also offers experience of managing small to medium size teams.

Currently looking to further his skills, he is very flexible on location and looking for a salary of c. £30k.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Engineer

  • Reference: 37108
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: £20,000+

A BSc level candidate who has gained  experience in the Water Treatment Industry.

She has excellent knowledge of maintaining Quality Systems (i.e ISO 9001, ISO 14001), running engineering projects across the site as well as liasing with suppliers and customers.

A driven individual with strong communication and organisational skills, she could utilise her skill set across various functions on site.

She is happy to relocate UK wide, available immediately and flexible on salary.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 870 026 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. 

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Laboratory Manager Job (Biotechnology) – North East

Our client is a biotechnology company based in the North East of England.  They require a manager to run their QC function.

 

Aswell as being technically competent, you must be able to work well under pressure, be able to deal with customers, colleagues and heads of other departments, and train and develop staff.  You must be qualified to minimum HNC level in Microbiology or a related subject or possess equivalent industrial experience, and have a proven track record within a lab based supervisory role.

 

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For more information, or to apply for this Laboratory Manager position, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH20844 in all correspondence.

 

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Laboratory Manager Job (Microbiology) – London, UK

A growing UKAS accredited Analytical Testing Laboratory, are currently looking for a Laboratory Manager to be responsible for running their Microbiology Laboratory based at their site in London.

 

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an Analytical Testing Laboratory which has continuing success providing chemical and microbiological analysis to a wide range of industries. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

 

Responsibilities:

Working as a Laboratory Manager, you will be responsible for management of a team of Microbiologists and Technicians involved in the analysis of various water samples including day-to-day people management; ensuring sample turnaround; maintaining quality standards in the laboratory (UKAS, ISO) as well as liasing with customers throughout the process.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

To be considered for this Laboratory Manager role, you will have a HND / Degree in Microbiology or a relevant discipline (or equivalent) and proven practical Laboratory Management / Supervisory experience within an Environmental and/or Water Microbiology environment.

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For more information, or to apply for this Laboratory Manager position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20785 in all correspondence.

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Analytical Laboratory Manager – East Midlands, UK

Our client, a leading provider of pharmaceutical dosage form development, is currently seeking to recruit an Analytical Laboratory Manager to work at their site in Nottingham on a permanent basis.

The Analytical Laboratory Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the quality, compliance, efficiency and safety of the food and pharmaceutical laboratory operations are maintained, approve analytical technical reports and other documents, manage and develop teams to ensure quality standards, host client and regulatory audits, develop and improve existing systems and act as a technical advisor.

The ideal candidate for this Analytical Laboratory Manager role will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in a scientific subject and have experience within a senior position for the pharmaceutical industry, preferably R&D and/or CRO. An awareness of analytical method development up to Phase 2 CT is also required.

 

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For more information, or to apply for this Analytical Laboratory Manager position, please contact Philippa Robertson on 0114 283 9956 or email probertson@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH20155 in all correspondence.

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Laboratory Manager based in East Midlands

An exciting Laboratory Manager role has arisen at an innovative company within the Food and Pharmaceutical industries, based in the East Midlands. As a Laboratory Manager, on a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the laboratory
  • Ensuring compliance
  • Performing lab analysis
  • Writing reports
  • Scheduling work
  • Training staff members

Working as a Laboratory Manager in the Pharmaceutical and Food industries, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant and scientific subject and have in-depth knowledge of QC and lab techniques within a GMP environment, supporting the manufacture of pharmaceutical products.

The successful candidate will also have managerial or supervisory experience. You may wish to meet our consultants and to hear more about our current vacancies. If so, please visit our Youtube Channel. If you believe you are the right person for the job, please contact Philippa Robertson 01246 580044 or email probertson@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, to apply click here. CK Science is the second largest scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters and career consultants are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry.

We can actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with your interview preparation and can provide you with up to date information about the industry

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