Drinks Giant Diageo Creates Hundreds of Jobs

As reported by Sky News, the world’s leading premium drinks company, Diageo has announce that it will be investing £1bn into whisky production which could create hundreds of jobs in Scotland.

Drinks Giant Diageo Creates Hundreds of Jobs in ScotlandDiageo’s £1bn investment will be over a 5 year period and will instantly create 100 new jobs in Scotland. A new distillery in Speyside will then be built which could potentially create even more jobs. The investment will also be used to extend 28 of their existing distilleries and build more new warehouses in which to store the whisky. As a result, Diageo plan to increase their whisky production by 30 to 40 per cent.

In addition to the full time jobs created at the distillery, the investment is expected to create 250 construction jobs. Diageo already currently employees approximately 4,000 people.

Diageo is the largest manufacturer of Scotch whisky and holds one third of the market. Over the past 5 years the

company has experienced great success with sales soaring by 50 per cent. Whisky accounted for a third of their gross profit in 2011.

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Project Chemist Job in Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Project Chemist to join a global organisation based in Scotland on a permanent basis.

Project Chemist Job Description:

Within this customer facing role, you will be involved in both laboratory work and also ad hoc offshore sampling and chemistry. As Project Chemist you will be required to work under your own initiative without support, and often in challenging circumstances.

This Project Chemist position will create a wealth of opportunities both analytically and professionally at a global organisation.

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As Project Chemist you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Qualified to minimum HND/HNC in chemistry or possess equivalent practical analytical chemistry experience in techniques such as corrosion inhibitor testing, foaming, IC, ICP, GC and titrations.
  • You must hold a BOSIET offshore certificate
  • Have a proven track record in working in offshore chemistry to be considered for the role

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For more information regarding this Project Chemist position, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on +44 (0)191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24460 in all correspondence.

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Quality Compliance Officer Job – Scotland

Our client is a pharmaceutical company based in Scotland.  They require a Quality Compliance Officer to join their team. 

Reporting to the Quality compliance leader, you will participate in all aspects of compliance activities including promotion of compliance to staff, hosting visits by FDA or MHRA, maintaining the site quality management and audit systems and support regulatory related activities as and when required. 

The ideal candidate for this Quality Compliance Officer must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND level in a pharmaceutical based scientific subject or possess equivalent industrial experience and have some experience working within a compliance environment, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry.

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For more information or to apply for this Quality Compliance Officer position, please contact Carrie Ann Bell on 0191 384 8905 or email cbell@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH21301 in all correspondence.


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QC Analyst Job (Biotechnology) – Scotland

Our client a biotechnology company located in the Central Belt of Scotland require a QC Analyst on a temporary basis.

As a QC Analyst you will carry out chemical testing in accordance with approved methods (including HPLC, FTIR, GC) and in compliance with GMP. You should have a suitable qualification in chemistry and be competent in using techniques such as HPLC, GC and FTIR ideally gained within an industrial environment. The role is initially temporary but there is a likelihood it will be extended or made permanent.

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For more information or to apply for this QC Analyst position, please contact Graeme Pallas at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email gpallas@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH21599 in all correspondence.

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