Microbiologist – Blackpool

Hannah Oakley is recruiting for a Microbiologist to be based in Blackpool at a leading medical device organisation.

In this role, your main function will be to carry out microbiological and environmental tests to ensure that the ongoing production is up to standard. You will also need to ensure that the cGMP principles and that all procedures comply with the appropriate industry directives.

This role requires you to have a BSc within a scientific discipline as a minimum, alongside experience within the microbiological field.

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CK’s biotech campaign – a career in Medical Devices

As part of our biotechnology campaign we are reviewing a selection of careers that are available to you if you are considering a career in the biotech industry. Today we are looking at Medical Devices.

Medical Devices covers a wide range of product groups, including disposable items such as face masks and syringes, through to surgical implements and instrument monitoring. Covering all the life science industries, medical devices is a diverse industry to work within and demand for qualified, motivated people is on the increase.

For more information on a career in Medical Devices click here to watch our video

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NPD Project Research Scientist – Warwickshire

Victoria Walker is recruiting for a New Product Development Project Research Scientist to join a textiles manufacturer for the medical devices industry based in Warwickshire, on a full time, permanent basis.

As a NPD Project Research Scientist, the main purposes of your role will be to:

  • Support the company’s development strategy by developing new products and making improvements to existing products and manufacturing processes.
  • Develop knowledge of existing products, markets and regulatory environment
  • Play an important role in the planning, evaluation and delivery of projects from initial concepts through laboratory development, pilot scale production to commercialisation

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Latest Science Jobs 23.7.2012

Here’s a list of the latest science jobs which CK Science is recruiting for in the UK. Please click on the links below to find out more and apply.

 

Biotechnology Jobs

Pharmaceutical Jobs

Laboratory Jobs

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Biochemistry Jobs

Fast Moving Consumer Goods Jobs

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Production Jobs

Latest Science Jobs from CK Science

Chemical Jobs

Latest Science Jobs from CK ScienceEngineering Jobs

Analytical Chemistry Jobs

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Medical Devices Jobs

 

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Tissue Regenix ask for a new dedicated science park in Leeds

The Yorkshire Post has reported that the medical devices company Tissue Regenix has asked for a new dedicated science park in Leeds

Mr Antony Odell the managing director of Tissue Regenix said it and other science firms need a dedicated science park, where they can grow and develop as a cluster, to retain skills and wealth in Yorkshire.

The company recently raised £25m to commercialise its innovative technology.  Currently they are outgrowing its space at York Science Park. Mr Odell also said “We are looking at premises in York and Leeds. There’s not a dedicated bio park in Leeds”

Leeds City Council said it has narrowed down five possible sites to develop a healthcare science park. The sites include Leeds Valley Park, Logic Leeds, Thorpe Park, Hawks Park and Thorp Arch Estate near Wetherby.

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Temporary Process Evaluation Engineer – South Wales

Hannah Milward is looking for an experienced medical devices Product Evaluation Engineer to join a international medical devices organisation with a reputation for developing innovative and cutting edge products within this dynamic industry.

Responsibilities:

The primary objective of this Process Evaluation Engineer role is to improve the success of New Product Developments (NPD).  The PE Engineer has responsibility for the generation of documentation and conduct of testing to support PE activities within NPD projects.  The PE Engineer shall ensure that valid and robust data is obtained and documented during execution of validation and verification activities.

Key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Produce design verification protocols, reports and perform the product testing where necessary.
  • Design, develop and validate appropriate test methods
  • Participate in NPD phase reviews, presenting the results and progress summaries of activities for which they are responsible.
  • Ensure clinical model definition – translation of the intended clinical usage of a device into a definition in quantifiable engineering terms of the operational and environmental conditions that the device must with stand
  • Participate in risk management and FMEA exercises.
  • Review and contribute to the necessary design input documents
  • Interface with design, marketing, clinical, manufacturing and quality teams to ensure the PE function is fully integrated within the NPD team
  • Conduct programmes for extended life / reliability testing of new products
  • Analyse and report on Customer Enquiries
  • All other essential related duties as required

Qualifications & skills required:

To be considered for this Product Evaluation Engineer role you will possess the following:

  • Degree or equivalent calibre in science, engineering or technology discipline with demonstrable relevant experience, preferably within the medical device industry
  • Experience of quality or product test fields
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Customer focus

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Process Evaluation Engineer role please contact Hannah Milward at CK Science on 0114 2839956 or hmilward@ckcience.co.uk.  Please quote reference SH22946 in all correspondence.

                                                       Click here to apply online!

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Mechanical Design Engineer – Hertfordshire

Our client a global pharmaceutical company are currently looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer who can lead the design and development of pharmaceutical devices to join their team in Hertfordshire.

Responsibilities and Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be a senior Mechanical Design Engineer, with experience of medical device design, mechanisms and the detail design of plastic injection moulded components for high-speed assembly.
  • The candidate will be able to create innovative design solutions and develop these into robust products using CAD, FEA and tolerance analysis software.
  • The level of CAD competency will be to an advanced surfacing level with a good understanding of top down design.
  • It will be necessary to have good communication skills in order to both present and review designs with suppliers, customers and team members.

Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate for the Mechanical Design Engineer role will possess a HNC in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) with experience of Pro/Engineer Wildfire (essential, preferably version 4 or higher), Ansys Workbench v12 (desirablel) and CETOL 6d v8.1 (preferable but not essential).  This is a contract position for 12 months.

Apply now:

For more information or to apply now for this Mechanical Design Engineer position. Please contact Julie Marshall on 01438 723 500 or jmarshall@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST22113 in all correspondence.

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Our Latest Medical Devices Job Opportunities…

CK Science are specialists in recruiting for the Medical Devices Industry. Here is a sample of a our current Medical Devices positions:

 

Lead Auditor

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: £35,000 – £45,000

Working as a Lead Auditor, you will be responsible for conducting audits of client’s products, quality management systems (QMS) and facilities in line with industry standards (AIMDD, MDD, IVDMD, ISO); producing, reviewing and approving of technical files and dossiers as well as liaising with clients throughout the process to ensure an efficient and effective turnaround of projects.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Consultancy which provides auditing services to a multifarious range of Medical Device organisations. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package. Due to the nature of the role, willingness to travel within the UK, Europe, USA and Asia is essential.

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree (or equivalent)in a relevant Scientific or Engineering discipline and demonstrated experience of either internal or external auditing gained in the Medical Device industry including knowledge of CE Markings, ISO 13485 and ISO 9001:2008. Proven practical experience in a Lead Auditor function would be highly advantageous but it is not essential.

Interested? Please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

 

Test Engineer

  • Salary: £24,000 – £27,000

Working as a Test Engineer, you will be involved in providing product testing, inspection and certification services to clients in the Consumer, Medical Device, Lighting, Telecom and many other industries.

Your duties will include carrying out product assessments; checking clients specification drawings against test requirements; carrying out testing work in line with relevant quality or certification standards as well as recording assessment and test results.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an industry leader in Electrical & Electronic testing which provides services such as safety testing, EMC testing and certification management. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will be educated in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated experience of carrying out electrical and/or electronic testing (e.g. safety testing, EMC testing, performance testing). Knowledge of electrical standards EN60335 or EN60730 would be advantageous but it is not essential.

Project Engineer

  • Salary: £30,000 – £35,000

Working as a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for management of the two workshop teams made up of electrical & electronic test engineers involved in providing product testing, inspection and certification services to clients in the Consumer, Medical Device, Lighting, Telecom and many other industries. The role can be primarily based at either site, with 2 – 3 days per week spent at the other site depending on workload.

Your duties will include day-to-day management of test engineers; scheduling of work and management of test turnaround; ensure all documentation including previous test notes ad component certification is available to test engineers; maintain workshop in line with quality standards (ISO 17025) as well as where needed, carry out witness testing and testing at manufacturers premises.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an industry leader in Electrical & Electronic testing which provides services such as safety testing, EMC testing and certification management. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will be educated in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline (or equivalent); demonstrated experience in a project management or management function and proven practical experience of performing testing of Electrical or Electronic equipment / technology.

Interested? Please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

Mechanical Engineer Consultant

  • Salary: £30,000 – £37,000

Working as a Mechanical Engineer Consultant, you will be working as part of multi-disciplinary project teams involved in the design and development of medical device technology for various industries.

Your duties will include leading a small team of mechanical engineers; design and development of complex electro-mechanical devices and systems; testing and analysis of devices / systems (e.g. FEA, MATLAB, MATHCAD, Moldflow, COMSOL) as well as working closely with the client technical teams throughout the project.

The is an oustanding opportunity to join an innovative Medical Device Consultancy, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering and proven practical experience in the design and development of medical devices or complex instruments / systems including use of analytical skills such as FEA, MATLAB, MATHCAD, Moldflow, COMSOL. Knowledge in areas such as transfer to manufacture, medical device regulations or using CAD design (SolidWorks and/or Pro-E) would be advantageous but it is not essential.

Mechanical Workshop Technician

  • Salary: £18,000 – £24,000

Working as a Mechanical Workshop Technician, you will be working as part of multi-disciplinary project teams involved in the design and development of medical device technology. Your duties will include the development of prototypes; design and building of test rigs; carrying out verification testing as well as preparing demonstration models for presentations.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Medical Device organisation that develops innovative medical device technology. In return they offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will have a HNC / HND (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering and demonstrated experience in a workshop environment involved in instrument manufacture including an understanding of technical drawings and the operation of machine tools. Experience of Mechanical Design including CAD would be advantageous but it is not essential.

Interested? Please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

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Process Development Technologist Job – Oxfordshire

CK Science are currently searching for a Process Development Technologist to join a global Medical Device company based in Oxfordshire, UK.

 

Responsibilities:

As a Process Development Technologist, your key responsibilities will include providing technical support to the NPI (New Product Introduction) for the diabetes strip-manufacturing unit and supporting the unit to maintain production output and yields. Ensuring the analysis and interpretation of measurements in process and release test data, identify potential areas of inefficiency to drive continuous process, product, cost and quality improvements in the manufacturing unit. You will also ensure all work carried out in compliance with the correct processes and procedures and take ownership of assigned ER’s CAPA’s and VMP activities.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

For this Process Development Technologist role you will a degree in a scientific discipline (or equivalent) with previous experience in a similar discipline. Previous knowledge of relevant processes, test methods, analytical techniques, experimental design, data analysis and statistical process control would be advantageous. You will have a good understanding of cGMP in Design Control and Validation. Understanding the principals behind Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement methodologies is essential and have excellent communication and IT skills.

 

Apply Now

For more information, or to apply for this Process Development Technologist position, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20816 in all correspondence.

 Alternatively, click here to apply for this Process Development Technologist position online now.

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