Our Latest Science Jobs in the UK – 16/07/12

Here is a list of our latest science jobs in the UK. Click on the links below to find out more and be the first to apply!

South East:

Technical Support Scientist – Sussex

Laboratory Analyst – Sussex

Maintenance Supervisor – Electrical bias, Kent

South West:

Chemist – Cosmetics, Wiltshire

London and surrounding counties:

Senior QA Officer – Suffolk

Food Specification Technologist – London

R&D Manager – Fuel Additives, Oils, Berkshire

R&D Technician – Adhesive, Materials, Suffolk

EU Regulatory Intelligence Leader-Buckinghamshire

Production Manager – Berkshire

Analytical Chemist – Hertfordshire

Shift QC Analyst – Hertfordshire

North East

Pharmacist – Tyne & Wear, Durham

Qualified Person QP in Tyne & Wear, Durham

Microbiologist in Tyne and Wear County Durham


Technical Manager in Aberdeen

The Midlands:

Site Acquisition Manager, Renewables, Wolvs/Leeds

Microbiology Laboratory Manager – Lincolnshire

Shift QC Analyst – West Midlands


Metallography Specialist Technician, Metals, Sheff


Senior Quality Engineer – County Limerick, Ireland

Automation Engineer, Med. Devices, County Limerick


Process Development Engineer X2 – S,Wales

The North West:

Quality Assurance Representative – N.West


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Analytical Chemist Job (XRD, Chemical) – Berkshire

Jason Johal at CK Science is currently looking for an Analytical Chemist to join an industry leading Chemical and Metals Manufacturer, at their Testing Laboratory based at their state-of-the-art facilities in Berkshire.


As an Analytical Chemist, you will be responsible for supporting the R&D Teams through carrying out testing & characterisation of the organisation’s catalyst products & materials, using a routine powder X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) system and a specialist XRD system coupled with an advanced variable temperature in-situ reaction cell.


To be considered for this role Analytical Chemist role, you will have a qualification in Analytical Chemistry, Material Science, Physics or a related discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated experience using powder X-Ray Diffraction (XRD).


This Analytical Chemist role is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading Chemical Manufacturer, which in return offers an attractive salary & benefits package.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Analytical Chemist role please contact Jason Johal on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST23434 in all correspondence.

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Process Compliance Officer Job (Chemicals) – East Midlands, UK

Our client is a leading supplier of closed-die forgings to the automotive, aerospace and power generation industries. Production includes aero-engine rotating parts in titanium and nickel-base super alloys, and steel and alloy parts for power transmission and bearing applications.

The company are currently looking for a Process Compliance Officer to join the Certification team responsible for stamping and certifying all production that leaves the facility.


This Process Compliance Officer role will involve:

Reviewing documentation in line with company and departmental procedures to ensure full compliance to drawing, specification and customer specific requirements. The role will involve creating certificates of conformities to enable final releaseof product for shipment.

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will come for a production environment and have experience in dealing with documents and specifications to a high degree of accuracy. Ideally you will have worked in a compliance or quality role where attention to detail is paramount. You will have a strong eye for detail and precision, have good IT skills (Excel, Word) and be able wok on their own initiative. The role will involve working to strict deadlines and will result in busy ends to the week/month resulting in initial work at the weekends.

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Process Compliance Officer position, please contact Russell Oakley at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21336 in all correspondence.

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Electrochemist Job (Chemical, Polymer) – Hertfordshire, UK


Our client, an industry leading Polymer Chemical organisation, are currently looking for an Electrochemist to join their Research & Development Team based at their facilities in Hertfordshire, UK

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Polymer Chemical organisation, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package. This post is initially on a 2 year fixed term contract with the possibility of extension.



Working as an Electrochemist, you will be involved in conducting exciting and industry changing research surrounding the development of Polymer Coating applications for use on various materials including metals.

The role of Electrochemist will see you involved in exploring the electrochemical properties of the coatings as well as developing various plating technologies and applications for use in metal finishing such as electroplating.


Person Specification:

To be considered for this role, you will have a Degree / PhD in Electrochemistry or a releated disicipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated research experience gained in Academia or an industry environment. Specific experience of developing plating technologies for metal finishing would be advantageous.


Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Electrochemist position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21160 in all correspondence.


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Process Chemist – Manchester, North West, UK

A Process Chemist is needed to work on scale up projects for a company which specialises in the development, manufacture and supply of metals and inorganics based in Manchester, North West, UK.

Working as a Process Chemist, your mail roles and responsibilities will include focusing on the development of new processes and furthering products along the new product development system. Projects may include topics such as identifying new or modified equipment and setting up and overseeing trials. These could be located either onsite or at suppliers’ locations.

As a Process Chemist, you will also be involved in the evaluation of technology and installation and commissioning of the equipment recommended. Projects could also include the development of new continuous processes for current batch processes, or identifying improvements and/or cost savings to existing processes. New products involving raw materials which are not currently used may require special equipment for safe handling and all stages of operation.

This Process Chemist role will involve working closely with technical and other staff as well as external contacts, and there may be a requirement to write risk assessments and SOPs for new equipment.

The ideal candidate for this Process Chemist job will be educated to a minimum degree level or equivalent in a Chemistry related discipline and will hold a postgraduate qualification inn Chemical Engineering.

The following skills, experience and competencies are also required for this Process Chemist job:

  • 2-3 years minimum experience post qualification;
  • A background in one or more of the following inorganic chemistry, catalysis, ceramics, sorption;
  • Direct experience in process scale up is essential;
  • Good communication skills;
  • H&S awareness;
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills are essential to the role. Experience of particle size analysis, flow and surface area experiments would be beneficial as well as of kilns and milling.
  • Experience in Chemical/Process Engineering would be a distinct advantage.

This Process Chemist job is primarily a day role but candidates must be willing to work shifts if required – these will be 6am-2pm and 2pm – 10pm. An occasional night shift may also be required should the project require it though this would be very rare.

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply for this Process Chemist job, please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH19617 in all correspondence.

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