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. 

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

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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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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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Apply online now:

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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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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Plant Manager Role – Telford, West Midlands

Hannah Milward is currently looking for a Plant Manager to join a agrochemical company in Telford in the West Midlands.

Responsibilities:

The role of Plant Manager is the most senior position on the Telford site and holds managerial status and responsibilities. As such the job holder is responsible for all of the activities carried out on the site even though the actual tasks are carried out by sub-ordinate staff. The job holder reports to the Managing Director who is based at head office. Responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Leading and Managing a staff of 30
  • Ensuring pesticide manufacture is carried out safely and efficiently
  • Ensuring that a management process is in place to produce quality products
  • Ensure that the operations are carried out efficiently with attention to maximising output and reducing costs
  • Planning the work schedule for the staff
  • Keeping senior management informed of project/order progress
  • Providing information for head office staff e.g. Export Manager for packing lists
  • Ensuring that stock is kept in a well organised fashion and stock control records are kept up to date
  • Ensuring manufacturing assets are maintained and delivering optimum performance.
  • Responsible for allocating overtime on an as needed basis up to a maximum of £2000 pcm unless otherwise advised by the Marketing Director.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Plant Manager role will have:

  • Degree or equivalent in chemistry or a relevant discipline
  • Excellence in management and motivation
  • Previous track record of success in improving operations efficiency 
  • Experience in pesticide manufacture/formulation is desirable
  • Natural leader
  • Project and logistics management expertise 

Benefits:

The benefits of this Plant Manager role are:

  • Salary of circa £30K depending on experience plus a productivity bonus up to £5K pa
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Pension contribution by company after 1 years service

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Plant Manager role please contact Hannah Milward on 0114 2839956 or email hmilward@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH22416 in all correspondence.

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Asbestos Manager Job – Scotland

Our client is a large environmental organisation based in Scotland. They require an Asbestos Manager to manage their site in the Central Belt.

As Asbestos Manager, you will be responsible for running teams in surveying housing stock and large commercial buildings in all areas of Scotland. This will include overseeing collection of samples, surveys, assessments of buildings and reoccupation certification. You must be qualified to P402, P403, P404 and holding CCP and S301 would be very useful in carrying out the role.

 

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For more information or to apply for this Asbestos Manager job, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH21233 in all correspondence.

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Senior Process Technologist – North East of England

Our client, a major biotechnology company is currently looking for a Senior Process Technologist to join their Manufacturing department based in the North East of England.

As Senior Process Technologist your role will involve:

  • The introduction of new products
  • Prioritising plant preparation and start up activities
  • The allocation of tasks to members of the production team
  • Accountability for the introduction of new and existing products
  • Acting as a focal point for process performance issues

This Senior Process Technologist role also involves managing a small team of document technicians and manufacturing scientists ensuring all documents are compliant with company standards and laboratory scale process development and scale up activities during early stages of technical transfer.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exceptional company which offers innovative solutions at the cutting edge of research.

To be considered for this Senior Process Technologist role you must have a proven background in a similar role and be of graduate calibre.

 

How to Apply

For more information or to apply for this Senior Process Technologist role, please contact Heather Deagle at hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk. Please use reference number DH19448 in all correspondence.

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