Top chemical job in this week: 02/04/2015

This week’s top chemical job of the week is Process Engineer.  This  job has been selected as it is:

 

  • With a leading award winning chemical company
  • This company was voted one of the most desirable companies to in
  • The ability to work on exciting new projects as part of the growth of the organisation
  • Offers a salary of £20-29 per hour

 

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Development Engineer Job in Wrexham, UK

Victoria Walker at CK Science is recruiting for a Development Engineer to join a polymers & plastics manufacturer based in county Wrexham, on a full time, permanent basis.

 

Development Engineer Job Description

As a Development Engineer, the main purpose of your role will be to maintain continued growth by being innovative and forward thinking, preferably within the new product development arena.

Further responsibilities of this Development Engineer will include:

  • Reporting to the Technical Team Leader
  • Responsible for developing new product designs and implementing their scale up through to commercial production.
  • As a good communicator and team player you will have a key role in helping direct cross functional project groups establish specifications with both prospective customers and suppliers.
  • You will take the products from conception in the lab through to commercialisation on the manufacturing plant.
  • Encompassing a mixture of development and process engineering work

This role will be on a day basis however flexibility is a must as trials may run into the night or over weekends.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

As a Development Engineer, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:.

  • A specialism in chemical/process engineering or development chemistry
  • A high calibre graduate with a 2.1 or above degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Polymer/ Material Science or Chemical Engineering.
  • An analytical, problem solving approach with the ability to generate and implement ideas.
  • Computer literate, ideally you will have a working knowledge of the following: coating techniques, drying, fluid processing and web handling, preferably gained in a similar process industry.

 

Benefits:

As Development Engineer you will be working with a plastics & polymers manufacturer based in county Wrexham.

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Pension and life assurance cover
  • Private medical assurance
  • Flexitime

 

How to Apply:

 

Victoria Walker at CK Science is recruiting for a Development Engineer in Wrexham, UK

Please contact Victoria for more details.

Click here to apply online now.

For more information or to apply for this Development Engineer position please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH24719 in all correspondence.

 

 

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Engineering Projects Manager Job in North Scotland

Graeme Pallas at CK Science is currently recruiting for an Engineering Projects Manager to join a blue chip pharmaceutical company based in Northern Scotland.

 

Engineering Projects Manager Job Description:

As Engineering Projects Manager working with this global pharma company, you will be responsible for managing, coordinating and controlling engineering projects to support the manufacturing process of pharmaceutical products whilst adhering to cGMP.

Other duties of this Engineering Projects Manager position will include:

  • Managing day-to-day plan installation work
  • Prepare commissioning strategies
  • Implement strict project and financial controls on projects and undertake feasibility or scheme designs.

As Engineering Projects Manager, you will not be responsible for any direct reports, however, you will coordinate a team of Project Engineers so good communication and leadership skills are essential.

To be considered for this Engineering role, you will be qualified in an engineering/science subject and/or have demonstrable experience managing engineering projects, ideally, in a GMP regulated environment.

Graeme Pallas - Engineering Recruitment at CK Science

Please contact Graeme for more details.

How to apply:

Please click here to apply online now.

For more information regarding this Engineering Projects Manager position, please contact Graeme Pallas at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email gpallas@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24362 in all correspondence.

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Engineering Manager (Pharmaceutical) – Hertfordshire

Reena Dhana at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Engineering Manager to join a Global Pharmaceutical Organisation at their site in Hertfordshire on a full time, permanent basis

Responsibilities:

As an Engineering Manager, the main purpose of your role will be:

  • Guiding projects for Capital Investment.
  • Accountable for end to end delivery of projects from initiation through to Closure.
  • Ensuring the projects are resourced according including looking at manage risks, schedules and approved budgets to ensure successful deliveries
  • Ensuring Good Engineering Practices (GEP) are used in the design, installation and commissioning of assets
  • Undertaking Change Management, Deviation Investigations, Corrective Action and Preventative Action (CAPA) activities and root cause analysis (RCA)

Qualifications and skills:

As an Engineering Manager, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • HND in an engineering discipline (or equivalent)
  • Extensive experience in the Project Management in GMP, ideally in manufacturing and/or packaging
  • Demonstrable experience in managing projects from small scale to multi million pounds
  • Previous experience with contract and budget development, cost control, negotiation and execution
  • Proven understanding and familiarity of FDA and MHRA guidance for solid dosage form facility design and operation, cGMP and H&S regulations

Benefits:

As an Engineering Manager, you will be joining a Global Pharmaceutical Organisation who in return is offering a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package.

How to apply:

Apply online now

For more information or to apply for the role of Engineering Manager please contact Reena Dhana on 01438 723 500 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference ST24022 in all correspondence.

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Our Latest Science Jobs in the UK – 02/04/12

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!

The North East and Scotland:

Microbiologist – North East

QC Manager – Pharmaceutical, NE England

Engineering Technician (Mechanical) – North East

Chemical Engineer – North East

Quality Control Technician-Pigments Dyes & Polymer

The South of the UK

Bioanalyst – Hertfordshire

Process Engineer, Pharmaceutical – Herts

Test Technician – Medical Devices, Cambridgeshire

Development Chemist – Cosmetics, Suffolk

Engineering Manager, Phamaceutical – Herts

Regulatory Affairs Officer – Pharma, Hampshire

The Midlands and the North West:

Medical Device Consultant

Raw Materials QC Analyst – North West

Operations Manager

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Meet Our Current Chemical Industry Candidates…

For more information regarding any of the roles detailed below, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

 

Mechanical Engineer Graduate                                              

  • Ref: 102955
  • Flexible on relocation                                                            
  • £18,000 – £22,000

This candidate is a graduate Mechanical Engineer who is looking to break into the Chemical industries.

His offers a diverse skill set including strong general mechanical engineering skills; demonstrated experience of mechanical design including use of programmes such as CAD (SolidWorks), FEA, MATLAB and ABAQUS; previous experience of developing prototypes and product simulations as well as knowledge of mechanical testing.

He is currently looking for work so is available to start immediately, looking for £20k – £22k and flexible on location.

 

Analyst – Chemistry                                                                 

  • Ref: 87580
  • Happy to relocate within the UK                                             
  • £22,000 – £24,000

This candidate is a strong chemistry analyst who has gained a plethora of experience within a Chemical testing laboratory.

She offers a multifarious skill set including experience using a range of physical property (ASTM, IP) and analytical instrumentation (GC, GCMS, HPLC, ICP and more). She also offers strong knowledge of relevant legislation and quality standards (ISO, COSHH, MSDS) as well as a variety of computer/software systems used in a laboratory environment including LIMS.

She is happy to relocate within the UK and looking for a salary of circa £22k – £24k.

 

Process Engineer                                                                    

  • Ref: 97180
  • Will consider all locations in the UK                                       
  • £25,000 – £32,000

 This candidate is an experienced Process Engineer who has gained strong experience across various Chemical sectors.

He offers a wide scope of skills including a demonstrated background of running process projects from concept to implementation; knowledge of various chemical processes; strong skills in utilising PFDs and MSDs as well as a strong hands on skills in process design and simulation software include CAD (Pro II).

He is available immediately, happy to relocate and very flexible on salary. 

 

Multi-Skilled Engineer                                                            

  • Ref: 106055
  • Will consider locations across England                                  
  • £28,000 – £32,000

This candidate is an experienced Multi-Skilled Engineer who has gained strong experience across various industries including the Chemical sectors.

His skills include strong experience of electrical & electro-mechanical equipment within both manufacturing & laboratory environments; experience of implementing preventative measures to ensure no downtime; maintenance and repair of instruments; liaising with external contractors and suppliers regarding parts and calibration services as well as implementing process improvements.

He is currently looking for a new opportunity and is looking for a salary of £28k – £32k. 

 

Technical Sales Executive                                                     

  • Ref: 106047
  • Flexible on location                                                               
  • £25,000 – £30,000

This candidate is an experienced Technical Sales Professional who has gained strong industry experience within the Chemical and Materials industries.

His background has provided him with a demonstrated sales track record combined with skills such as key account relationship management; developing technical marketing strategies and material; experience of researching into competitors, industries and potential markets as well as working closely with the technical teams internally.

Following unfortunate redundancy, he is available immediately and flexible on location in the UK.

 

Senior Scientist / Consultant                                                  

  • Ref: 104372
  • Flexible on location                                                               
  • £30,000+

This candidate is an experienced scientist who has gained a wide scope of experience in the Chemical industries.

He offers a combination of hands on analytical skills as well as a demonstrated industry consultant / customer facing track record.

His skills include using a range of physical property and instrumental analysis techniques (GC, IC, IR); working closely with clients in a number of industries; problem solving and troubleshooting clients problems; offering technical expertise in the fields of analytical testing and industry knowledge as well as project management of the whole process.

He has recently been made redundant and is keen to find a new and challenging role. He is flexible on locations and salary.

 

 

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Process Engineer Job (Adhesives) – Hertfordshire, UK

Our client, a leading Chemical Manufacturer specialising in Adhesives, are currently looking for a Process Engineer to join their state-of-the-art Manufacturing facilities based in Hertfordshire, UK.

 

Responsibilities:

Working as a Process Engineer, you will be responsible for providing process engineering support throughout the Commercialisation, New Product Introduction (NPI) and Scale-up of materials. Your duties will include evaluating design of experiments to understand relationship between raw material, process and final product parameters; completion of hazard study, FMEA’s and Risk Assessments of raw materials, products and packaging as well as performing transfer production from Product Development to Manufacturing and Scaling up for high volume manufacturing.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in Chemical Manufacturing, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

 

Person Specification:

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree in Chemical Engineering or a relevant Engineering discipline (or equivalent) and proven practical experience in a Process Engineering function within the Adhesives or a related Chemical / Materials industry.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Process Engineer job, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20956 in all correspondence.

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Process Engineer Job (Development, Semiconductors) – North East, UK

Our client is a manufacturer of specialty electronics and semiconductors. They require a Process Engineer to head a team of technicians in a variety of projects based around semiconductor manufacture.

 

Key Responsibilities:

This Process Engineer position will involve heading process and manufacturing development on plant and within cleanrooms and laboratories to customer directives and specifications. You will also head continuous improvement initiatives and act as a consultant during transfer of processes to vendor sites.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidate for this Process Engineer position must be qualified to degree level in a science or engineering discipline or possess equivalent industrial experience and possess a proven track record in process development ideally within electronics or the semiconductor industry.

 

Apply Now:

For more information, or to apply for this Process Engineer role, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH20708 in all correspondence.

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Product Development Technologist – Wiltshire, UK

CK Science is currently recruiting for a Product Development Technologist to join a Pharmaceutical Finished Product manufacturer based in Wiltshire, UK.

As a Product Development Technologist your main roles and responsibilities will include:

  • To provide technical expertise and project management skills to ensure that process scale up,
  • Demonstration and validation activities are completed in accordance with agreed timelines and in compliance with operations,
  • Customer and regulatory requirements for a robust manufacturing process.
  • Provide resource support to the group
  • Support bench scale and pilot scale activities and ensure critical milestones are achieved.

To be successful in this Product Development Technologist role you will have a depth of process understanding and awareness that demonstrates your expertise in the use of Pharmaceutical equipment, process optimisation and scale-up.

Day-to-day you will assist in the creation of process design specifications and conduct appropriate scale up studies to demonstrate that the process meets its pre determined processing specification. You will also provide technical support during the validation of products to achieve right first time product introduction as well as providing technical expertise in resolving process problems and continuous improvement of processes.

As Product Development Technologist, you will also be expected to represent New Product Development at internal and client meetings ensuring effective communications through structured meetings and presentations where appropriate.

Apply Now

For more information, or to apply for this Product Development Technologist position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on  01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20250 in all correspondence.

 

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Product Development Scientist – Wiltshire, UK

CK Science is currently recruiting for a Product Development Scientist to assist in the development of suitably robust products and process up to and including registration stability.

As Product Development Scientist you will ensure smooth transition to scale up (50KG -> 400KG) whilst overseeing validation activities and contributing to initiatives to increase product capability and intellectual property. 

Our client is a Pharmaceutical Finished Product manufacturer based in Wiltshire and within this role you will be looking at formulation, scale up, how the product performs, how to ensure correct mixing when increasing the size, the uniformity of the product, plant and process efficiency and commercial viability.

The ideal candidate for this Product Development Scientist position will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering or similar and will have a good understanding of the principles involved in formulation and process development. They will also be experienced in the manufacture of GMP batches for clinical and stability studies and will have the ability to perform experimental studies. Any industrial experience of tablet scale up or freeze drying would be highly advantageous but not essential and any experience of Lean Sigma/Six Sigma would be a benefit.

 

Apply now

For more information, or to apply for this Product Development Scientist position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20249 in all correspondence.

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Process Engineer (Oil & Gas Industry) based in London, UK

Process Engineer based in London, UK

Our client, an independent project development consultancy serving the Upstream, Midstream and Downstream sectors, are currently looking for a Process Engineer with experience from the refinery, oil & gas or petrochemicals industry, to join their team on a contract basis.

The ideal candidate for this Process Engineer job will have industrial experience in the oil & gas sector and will have worked as a Process or Project Engineer dealing with large scale design projects or have worked in a process engineering support role. It is essential you are immediately available for appointment or available at short notice to start in this role.Entitlement to work in the EEA is also essential.

To hear more about this Process Engineer job, please contact Russell at CK Science on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH19189 in all correspondence.

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