Environmental Consultant – Barnsley

Alex Tosney is recruiting for an Environmental Consultant to join a leading environmental consultancy based in Barnsley. Initially, a 12 month contract this role requires you to work weekend night shifts on a regular basis.

Our client is looking for someone who can manage multiple projects, including the scheduling of staff and resources, as well as budget management.

So if you have a good understanding of chemistry and proven project management experience, this could be the role for you.

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Programme Manager – London/Essex

Andrew Bolton is recruiting for a Programme Manager to join a leading materials manufacturer on a permanent basis. The role is split across their sites in London and Essex (easily commutable from each other).

You will be responsible for a portfolio of projects, including estimating, securing and controlling project budgets, as well as managing one direct report.

So if you are experienced in managing large scale programmes throughout the full lifecycle in either a manufacturing, scientific, engineering or related field this could be the job for you.

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Senior Catalyst Scientist – Teesside

  • Reference number: 0027406
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract type: Permanent

Sarah Johnson at CK Science is recruiting for a permanent Senior Catalyst Scientist to join a leading speciality chemicals company at their Teesside offices.

This exciting position requires the right candidate to be qualified to PhD or BSc level as you will be running your own project, developing and characterising base metal fluorination catalysts.

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Quality Assurance Representative – North West

Hannah Milward is currently recruiting for a Quality Assurance Representative to join a global manufacturer of pharmaceutical and veterinary medicine products based in the Merseyside region. They require a Contract Quality Assurance Representative to join their team for an initial period of 12 months.

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate for this Quality Assurance Representative will provide the Quality Assurance Team the assurance that manufacturing is carried out in accordance with cGMP and Regulatory commitments and that production records provide full and accurate documentation of batch manufacture in accordance with SOP. The QAR is authorised, as appropriate, by the QA Team Leader to disposition materials with consideration being given to the Regulatory requirement for QP release of veterinary and medicinal products. The job holder also exercises control on the general cGMP activities for those teams he/she has QA responsibility for.


The responsibilities of this Quality Assurance Representative role will include:

• Disposition raw materials, including packaging items, water, intermediates and products according to the available data, including evaluation of any deviation reports, environmental monitoring (where appropriate), and advise on reprocessing or preventive actions in such cases.

• Monitor trends and identify problems in quality of purchased materials, packaging, intermediates, products, water and environmental data and promote action having regard to changes in processes, facilities, equipment and procedures.

• Write/revise/approve and give advise on quality documentation e.g. batch production records, specifications, procedures (Team and Site), PMISsheets, Stability protocols.

• Review and approve SOPs (Team and Site), change control documentation, validation protocols, completed validation packages, IQ/OQ/PQ protocols.

• Manage the Site stability programme to meet Corporate and Regulatory requirements.

• To advise on the investigation of customer complaints, approve customer complaint reports and promote corrective/preventive actions

• Participate in self-inspections and other audits of the manufacturing and relevant Support areas with particular reference to cGMP as defined by the various regulatory authorities.

• Provide training, support, advice and proactive assistance in the Site Quality systems to the product and support teams.

• Advise on and support appropriate validation of plant, processes and new projects, liaising with other disciplines appropriately to ensure that facilities are designed and commissioned to meet cGMP.

• Provide cover for other QARs in their absence.

• Prepare Quality Agreements as appropriate.

• Liaise with Contract Manufacturers, as appropriate, to ensure that the Quality systems at the Contract Manufacturers comply with Corporate/Regulatory requirements and that the Quality systems are being implemented appropriately.

Qualifications and skills:

To be considered for this Quality Assurance Representative position you will have experience working in a similar role reviewing and supplying batch record documentation to the QP for release. You will also have experience working in the Pharmaceutical industry.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Quality Assurance Representative role please contact Hannah Milward on 0114 2839956 or email hmilward@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH23570 in all correspondence.

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Technical Manager Job – North East England

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Our client is an innovative device manufacturer based in the North East of England. They require an experienced Technical Manager with experience of running multifaceted projects in X-ray instrumentation for medical imaging and airport security.


As Technical Manager, you will use your technical expertise to work closely with customers in delivering development projects on existing products and from scratch.  This will involve managing teams, co-ordinating departments and resources, costing raw materials and overall project delivery and technical support.

Candidate requirements:

You must be qualified to minimum BSc in physics or engineering or possess equivalent industrial experience. You must also possess a strong track record in managing projects within X ray or similar technology.

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For more information or to apply for this Technical Manager position, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 191 394 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH21947 in all correspondence.

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Senior Technologist Job – Oxfordshire, UK

CK Science are currently recruiting for a Senior Technologist to join a Pharmaceutical/Medical Device company based in Oxfordshire.

Based within the New Products division, you will provide technical support to New Product introduction (NPI), in particular supporting the characterisation, validation and verification of new products, procedures, materials and tests.

You will take ownership of projects associated with NPI and will oversee all project management, Quality, Validation and organisational aspects required.

The process area and the processes themselves are complicated and as such we require someone who is a quick learner, that is organised and that is self driven. You will work well as part of a team as well as autonomously and it is essential that you have the ability to drive long term projects. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills both written and verbal as you will need to complete technical documentation and present data to all levels within the organisation.


The ideal candidate will hold a scientific or engineering degree (or equivalent) and will have gained experience within the Pharmaceutical or Medical Device industries. They will have knowledge of manufacturing or production and will be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. They will also have an understanding of the principles behind Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement together with a good understanding of cGMP and quality systems, particularly in areas of the Design Control and Validation.

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For more information or to apply for this Senior Technologist job, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference ST21849 in all correspondence.

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Asbestos Manager Job – West Midlands, UK

Our client, a company specialising in environmental safety, currently requires an Asbestos Manager to join their team based in the West Midlands.



The main roles and responsibilities of this Asbestos Manager position will be to manage, maintain and develop the Quality Management Systems and UKAS accreditation.

You will liaise directly with client contacts and carry out site audits as part of the in-house quality control system. As well as producing and altering CAD drawings you will oversee and develop an asbestos team, and project manage contracts and portfolios. This will involve developing client relationships and providing technical reviews, reports and quotations. You will assist with the provision of a variety of training and will work within the UKAS accreditation for sampling and analysis as appropriate.

The post will involve travelling and working at weekends and other unsocial hours as required fromtime to time. Approved overtime and travel and subsistence costs are payable.


Person Specification:

To be considered for this Asbestos Manager role you must hold all or some of the following qualifications: P402, P403, P404, S301, CCP (Asbestos).

A full driving license is essential.

You will be experienced in a UKAS accredited company in undertaking surveys of asbestos in buildings, carrying out asbestos monitoring and clearance surveys, assisting with the management of health and safety at sites where asbestos removal and remedial work is being undertaken, undertaking fibre counting by optical microscopy and preparing accurate reports of their work in standard formats.

You should possess extensive knowledge and experience required in the asbestos industry, be self motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and work under pressure. Strong management, commercial and organisational skills are desired.


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For more information or to apply for this Asbestos Manager position, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21227 in all correspondence.


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CMC Project Manager Job – Cambridge, UK

As CMC Project Manager you will be responsible and accountable for the planning co-ordination and management of CMC projects within “NDA”. You will be based in Cambridge, UK.



Further responsibilities of this CMC Project Manager job will include:

  • Organising, and co-ordinating CMC projects at NDA and to act as the main interface between the client /sponsor and the technical/laboratory staff supporting the study.
  • Continually seeking to identify opportunities for and to lead by example, improvements in quality, productivity, new techniques and automation, where applicable and to participate in business reviews, identifying areas of service development, particularly with respect to project and programme management.

In addition as CMC Project Manager you will be the key interface between NDA and the client/third party suppliers/manufacturers delivering a comprehensive service to customers on scientific and GMP matters.


Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will have detailed knowledge of CMC requirements with either a Quality Control or Manufacturing background. They will have extensive knowledge of CMC stability studies/ drug development process and demonstrated knowledge of GMP. Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential as is Experience in CMC development for biologics gained in either a CRO, manufacturer or scientific project planning role. Demonstrated experience in working with colleagues in a matrix environment is also required.


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For more information, or to apply for this CMC Project Manager position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk.

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Project Leader Job (Process & Materials Research) – Yorkshire, UK

Our client, a manufacturer of materials and textiles for the flooring industry, is currently looking for a Project Leader to investigate their process and materials research at their site based in Yorkshire, UK.


Commutable from the North West of England as well as Yorkshire and possibly the East Midlands, this Project Leader role is available now and offers a competitive salary.


Roles and Responsibilities:

The main purpose of this Project Leader will be to introduce, develop and improve products and processes from a cost, performance, energy efficiency and environmental sustainability standpoint. This will be in order to benefit internal and external customers and to support the company’s mission to reduce their environmental impact.

The Project Leader will be responsible for the following:

  • Sourcing, evaluating and specifying raw materials (for precoating, backing and bonding processes) to meet cost, performance and sustainability targets;
  • Specifying optimal process settings to ensure highest product quality and performance;
  • Providing general production support and documentation for new products and processes;
  • Contributing to the development of processes and products to ensure the appropriate technical performance; providing specifications for the above;
  • Innovating in relation to materials, processes and products.

This role will be mainly based at the location indicated however you will be occasionally responsible for travelling to and overseeing Process and Materials Research at two other sites located overseas.

Person Specification:

To be considered for this Project Leader role you will have a degree or equivalent in chemistry, materials science or chemical engineering.

Able to show your competency in a practical, hands on environment gained from industrial research & development (chemical manufacturing or materials science industry) you will ideally have experience of textiles and composite manufacturing as well as an interest in the environment.

Multidisciplinary project management experience would be advantageous. You will be committed to the achievement and maintenance of quality and will set high standards of performance. You will drive projects to get results, ensuring that key objectives are met.

Breaking away from tradition, you will come up with new and imaginative ideas as well as identifying fresh approaches.

An influential person, the Project Leader will demonstrate a detailed knowledge and expertise in relation to the job and will keep up to date in specialist areas.

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For more information, or to apply for this Project Leader position, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH20876 in all correspondence.

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Pharmaceutical Project Manager – Swindon, Wiltshire

We are looking for a Pharmaceutical Project Manager to act as a liaison between clients and internal Pharmaceutical Development to ensure that all needs are met concerning both project budgets and timelines.

As a Pharmaceutical Project Manager, you will be expected to be to the internal organisation, as well as to the client, to monitor and maintain the project budget and timelines. You will manage typically up to 5 medium projects with regular monitoring from Senior Project Managers, ensuring all assigned projects are delivered on time and to budget.

Further responsibilities of this Pharmaceutical Project Manager job will include:

  • Generating, updating and facilitating agreement to project plans, including the accuracy of revenue forecasting, data transfer to the Sales Order Register (SOR).
  • The timely invoicing to clients on completion of project milestones.
  • Resolving project issues and resource constraints within the team and facilitate positive team member interactions and manage conflict with minimal assistance.

Client Management is a key aspect of this Pharmaceutical Project Manager role and managing client satisfaction and expectations efficiently with minimal coaching from Senior Project Manager is expected as is maintaining good working relationship with clients.

The ideal candidate for this Pharmaceutical Project Managaer job will be educated in Chemistry/ Pharmacy/ Biological Sciences or equivalent and it is essential that you have industrial experience gained in Pharmaceutical Development, Clinical trials Manufacture, Commercial Manufacture, Project Management, Financial awareness and Client contact.


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For more information, or to apply for this Pharmaceutical Project Manager job, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk.

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