BD/Sales Technical Assistant – North Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is looking for a Technical Assistant to join an organisation that provides services to the Oil & Gas industry at their site in the North of Scotland in their sales and business development team.

Responsibilities:

As a Technical Assistant you will be responsible for providing support to BD, sales and tendering activities within Upstream Oil & Gas.  You will also assist in updating reporting systems including sales pipeline, and weekly and monthly report statistics, produce standard quotations for approval, and be responsible for production of tenders and proposals.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Technical Assistant role must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND level in a sales or chemistry related subject or possess equivalent experience.  You must also be computer literate and be familiar with MS Office packages and be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this Technical Assistant role please contact Barney Smith at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24488 correspondence.

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We are recruiting for Polymer jobs in the South of England!

CK Science are currently helping a number of Polymer Manufacturers and Research Organisations recruit for the following Polymer jobs:

  • Polymer Scientists
  • Polymer Engineers
  • Chemists
  • Material Scientists
  • Material Engineers

These Polymer jobs are based in the following functions:

  • Research and Development (R&D)
  • Quality Control (QC)
  • Analytical and Testing
  • Quality and Regulatory
  • Technical Support and Technical Sales

These Polymer positions are based across the South of the UK in Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and London:

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Technical Support Engineer (Electrical) – Herts

Andrew Bolton is currently recruiting for a Technical Support Engineer to join a specialist Photonic Device Manufacturer who specialises in the development, manufacturing & supply of opto-electronic equipment including cameras, sensors & scientific instrumentation. They would like a Technical Support Engineer join their Camera Technology division based from their site in Hertfordshire.

Responsibilities:

As a Technical Support Engineer, you will be responsible for providing technical support to their customer teams both remotely (phone, email) and in-situ at the customer’s site including diagnosing & fixing minor problems. You will also be responsible for:

  • Management of demonstration cameras including testing prior to delivery & on return from the customers and through performing customer demonstrations when required
  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge of all stock (hardware & software) as well as completion of all relevant documentation.

Qualifications & Skills:

To be considered for this Technical Support Engineer role, you will have a qualification in Electrical and / or Electronic Engineering (or equivalent). You will also have the following:

  • Demonstrated experience working with electronic equipment including the ability to diagnose faults in electronic circuitry and remove & replace components at board level.
  • Experience of scientific imaging technologies and / or opto-electronics would be highly advantageous.
  • Due to the nature of the role a full driving licence is essential.

Opportunity:

This Technical Support Engineer role is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading name in Opto-Electronic Devices, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Technical Support Engineerrole please contact Andrew Bolton on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference ST23165 in all corresponce.

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Pharmaceutical Technical Support Manager Job – Hertfordshire

Jason Johal is currently recruiting for a Technical Support Manager to join a successful Pharmaceutical Company based in Hertfordshire in a newly created role.

Responsibilities:

As a Technical Support Manager this role will involve working on a variety of medicines and healthcare products, the planning and co-ordinating technical issues within Manufacturing and Supply Chain, to eliminate problems affecting continuity of supply. You will be responsible for providing timely technical input to internal and external third parties to resolve supply issues, as well as reviewing and approving technical documentation in support of existing and new products.  This role will also involve co-ordinating the implementation of manufacturing site transfer projects, which may result from process changes, line extensions or new products.

Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the generation and review of technical documentation, including SOPs, batch manufacturing records, specifications, validation protocols and reports etc,
  • To support new and existing products and the coordination and generation of Product Quality Reviews for existing marketed products.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Technical Support Manager role will be degree qualified (or equivalent) and will have extensive technical and/or production experience gained in a pharmaceutical supply or manufacturing environment. It is essential that the ideal candidate has knowledge and experience of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, process development and validation, analytical techniques and analytical method validation.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Technical Support Manager role please contact Jason Johal on 01438 743 047 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST22957 in all correspondence

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Job of the Week: Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager Job

Vicki’s client, a manufacturer of urethane formulated systems, is recruiting for an Area Sales Manager to cover the South of the UK (including South Wales and Essex).

Responsibilities:

The main roles and responsibilities of this Area Sales Manager will be to sell its technically advanced structural adhesives, coatings, and binders systems to UK industrial users and installers. There will be the opportunity for a certain amount of account management and you will be involved in customer trials/ demonstrations, operating effectively at all levels within the customers’ structure. You will also be required to provide technical support to the existing customer base, and report weekly to the company’s head office in theWest Midlands.

The ideal candidate:

To be considered for this Area Sales Manager position, you will hold a 2:1 or above in a Science based degree or equivalent, preferably in Chemistry/ Material Science (Polymers). You will be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully sell technically advanced products to industrial users and will have a background in technical service or commercial sales. Experience of selling formulated chemical systems would be a distinct advantage or a candidate with experience in a technical role with some customer support who is now looking to move into technical sales.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Area Sales Manager position, please contact Vicki on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH22931 in all correspondence.

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Technical Manager – Polymer Coatings, North West

Victoria Walker is recruiting a Technical Manager to join the R&D team of a manufacturer of polymeric coatings with application in a range of industries, in the North West of England. 

Responsibilities:

The main roles and responsibilities of this Technical Manager will be to supervise the expanding R&D department as well as managing technical support staff. Expected to travel to other sites as and when required (both in the UK and abroad), you will report to the MD of this company who supply their products to the automotive, oil, industrial and consumer industries.

Qualifications:

To be considered for this Technical Manager position you will ideally be educated to degree level (or similar) in a related subject and will have managed technical teams in previous roles. Having worked within the coatings industry, you will ideally have expertise with liquid or powder coatings and will have be able to prove your knowledge of having worked in an industrial lab.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Technical Manager role, please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 2839956 or vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH22498 in all correspondence.

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Packaging Support Analyst – North East England

Our client, a blue-chip pharmaceutical company located in North East England, seeks an enthusiastic Packaging Support Analyst.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be accountable for customer relationships and workload management for the launch of new packaging designs. The role also includes:

  • Working towards demanding deadlines you will coordinate the processing of new pack creations to meet customer requirements.
  • Keeping your clients informed of pack design progress.

Qualifications and Experience:

Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience gained in a packaging or relationship management environment and be of graduate calibre. A major part of the role will be liaising with colleagues and clients so excellent communication skills are essential as well as good time management.

Apply Now:

For more information or to apply for this Packaging Support Analyst position, please contact Heather Deagle on 0191 384 8905 or hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH 22059 in all correspondence.

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Product Engineer Job – North East of England

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Our client is a market leader in x ray instrumentation. They require a Product Engineer to join their expanding team based in the North East of England.

Responsibilities:

As Product Engineer, you will be responsible for providing technical service and support to new and existing clients. This will involve providing support in installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and providing technical advice and expertise. You will work both on site and remotely responding to customer queries and complaints providing a full and comprehensive service.

Candidate requirements:

The ideal candidate for this Product Engineer role, must be qualified to minimum degree level in a relevant area of physics such as x ray or condensed matter or possess equivalent industrial experience. You must also possess excellent data analysis and programming skills, experience in handling commercial tenders and a proven track record in technical service and troubleshooting.

Apply now!

For more information or to apply for this Project Engineer job, please contact Barney Smith at CK Science 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH21951 in all correspondence.

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Technical Support Specialist Job (Flow Cytometry) – Cambridgeshire, UK

Our client, a world leading Instrumentation Manufacturer specialising in Flow Cytometry equipment, is currently in a state of rapid growth and as a result are currently looking for two Technical Support Specialists to join their state-of-the-art facilities based in Cambridgeshire, UK.

One  Technical Support Specialist will be responsible for a patch covering the UK, Ireland, Germany & Austria, with the other specialist responsible for the Nordic regions.

Working as a  Technical Support Specialist, you will be responsible for providing high quality 1st line technical support to customers over phone and email surrounding the operation & maintenance of the organisation’s range of Flow Cytometry equipment; provide training & seminars to customers during installation and during initial operation for new customers as well as providing follow up & technical support after sale. As well as these duties, you may also be required to work in the lab to troubleshoot  customer problems, propose solutions and if required work closely with development team to implement long term products changes to correct problems.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an industry leading Flow Cytometry equipment manufacturer who supply instruments to clients across the Life Science & Biotechnology industries. Due to the nature of the roles, regular travel of up to 33% of the time will be required within related patches – A full driving licence is essential.

To be considered for this Technical Support Specialist role, you will have a Degree / MSc / PhD in Immunology or a relevant Life Science discipline (or equivalent) and proven practical laboratory experience using Flow Cytometry instruments in the fields of Immunology, Cell Biology or a related field. Fluency in written & spoken English as well as either German or Swedish is essential. Knowledge of other European languages such as Dutch, French, Finnish, Italian or Spanish would be advantageous but are not essential.

 

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For more information, or to apply for this Technical Support Specialist position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST21059 in all correspondence.

 

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Packaging Technologist Job – North East England

Our client, a blue chip pharmaceutical company, located in North East England seek a Packaging Technologist to join their ever expanding team on a long term temporary basis.

The successful candidate for this Packaging Technologist role will assist in the introduction of new packs, support change control and deal with any issues that may arise.

Responsibilities of this Packaging Technologist role will include providing technical support for root cause analysis of packaging operations, ensure PQ validation of equipment, work to technical standards and SOP’s to ensure compliance and provide input into packaging component drawings and specifications.

Ideally you will have knowledge of the performance of packaging component materials and processes, e.g. foils, plastics, glass, board, varnish, glues, inks etc and have a degree in a chemistry related subject although not necessary, applicants with relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry will be considered.

 

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For more information or to apply for this Packaging Technologist position online now, please contact Graeme Pallas at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email gpallas@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH21067 in all correspondence.

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Technical Manager Job (Chemicals, Aerosols) – East Midlands, UK

Our client, a chemicals manufacturer based in the East Midlands, is currently recruiting for a Technical Manager to supervise the Aerosols R&D Team.

This role, commutable from the North West and West Midlands, offers a competitive salary depending on experience and would suit any senior scientist or manager with aerosols experience.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

The roles and responsibilities of this Technical Manager will be to ensure the development, continual improvement, cost engineering, rationalisation and legislative compliance of the Aerosol range.

With applications in the industrial, cleaning, lubricants, paints, adhesives, insecticides and automotive sectors, this is a key role with responsibilty for planning and implementing the aerosol development programme.

You will also be accountable for the provision of a critical interface with both internal and external customers on many aspects of product technical support from applications through to safety.

A significant aim of the Technical Manager is to strive for product excellence through constant product appraisal and utilisation of technical advancements to be able to offer customers new and innovative ways to meet applications.

The Technical Manager will be actively involved in the R&D of new and existing products to meet customer or industry requirements, which will include the engineering of products to ensure that they are competitive.

You will establish priorities and ensure the correct focus of available resources as well as ensuring the company remains abreast of advances in technology and any existing or proposed legislation.

You will manage, motivate, develop and train subordinates under your direct supervision and will analyse and evaluate competitor products to aid product development and sales support.

Providing report to internal departments and customers you will also deliver technical support to the factory in the manufacture and processing of newly developed products as well as for customers and sales personnel. Out of hours support via a technical helpline is also required on a rotational basis.

 

Person Specification:

To be considered for this Technical Manager position you will be educated to degree level or equivalent in chemistry and will have considerable experience within the industrial chemicals aerosols industry. Having worked within R&D, you will currently be in a senior position or will be ready for your next step up having gained supervisory experience.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Technical Manager position, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21012 in all correspondence.

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Technical Service Rep Job – (Coatings), UK

Our client is currently looking to recruit a Technical Service Representative to work in their company based in the North West of England.

This global developer and manufacturer of high-performance coatings for a variety of applications requires a Technical Services Representative to manage their export products across the UK and Europe.

 

Responsibilities:

The roles and responsibilities of this Technical Service Rep will be to provide technical support to the export sales team primarily, while also providing backup support to UK colleagues. You will train other members of staff via hands-on application training.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • You will strive for continuous improvement in response to the demands of the sales and marketing teams and will instil confidence in customers with regard to the quality of the product range and support services.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that all the authorised contractors/ installers (AC/Is) are adequately trained and can demonstrate their competence in applying products.
  • You will also continually monitor and audit the AC/Is. You will provide assistance in the development and re-engineering of coating product ranges to maximise sales as the technical services department also acts as an overflow for the R&D department.
  • You will also ensure that all technical literature relating to a product is consistent and accurate and will assist the marketing department in writing technical literature.

This challenging role requires you to travel for approximately 50% of the time which includes travel both overseas to the Middle East, Far East, Europe and South America as well as within the UK, and occasional weekends away.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list; please contact CK Science for a full job description.

 

Person Specification:

To be considered for this Technical Services Rep position you will be of graduate calibre and will be able to prove your knowledge of the chemical, civil construction design and industrial spray industries by having worked as a chemist or polymer scientist, ideally with technical service/ support/ sales knowledge. Committed to customer service and quality, you will be able to communicate effectively at all levels. A professional approach coupled with a friendly but persuasive personality is important as you will be liasing with a variety of people at a variety of sites.

 

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For more information or to apply for this Technical Services Rep position, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH20913 in all correspondence.

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Sales Engineer Job (Chemicals) – Home Based, South of England

Our client, a manufacturer of speciality chemicals, is currently looking for a Sales Engineer to join their team. The Sales Engineer position will be home based centrally in the South of England.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The Sales Engineer will be reporting to the Sales Director based in the North West of England and so will be happy to travel when required.

The key responsibilities of this Sales Engineer will include:

  • You will be responsible for product sales and services into the water, food, chemical, pharmaceutical and environmental protection industries.
  • Responsibility for managing specific customers
  • Maintain and develop new sales and business.
  • Providing technical and commercial offers and solutions to resolve problems will be expected.

Qualifications & Experience

To be considered for this Sales Engineer position, you will ideally be educated to Masters level (or equivalent) in chemistry / chemical engineering / biochemistry. As well as possessing sales experience within the Chemical, Water or Environmental Industries you will ideally have worked previously as a chemist or engineer. Negotiation skills with a positive attitude are essential, as is personal drive. You will be well-organised and an excellent relationship builder with strong communication and networking skills. Computer literacy and a full clean driving licence are a must.

Apply Now:

For more information, or to apply for this Sales Engineer position, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH20762 in all correspondence.

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Technical Specialist Job (Textiles) – East Midlands

Our client, a UKAS accredited quality assurance company for consumer products based in the East Midlands, is currently recruiting for a Technical Specialist to provide technical support to their Textiles team based in the East Midlands, UK.

 

Main Responsibilities:

The main role of this Technical Specialist will be to advise, guide and support clients in all chemical-based aspects of product development and compliance with standards & international legislation. You will also provide technical support and advice to staff in the chemical and analytical areas of the business, being the principal expert for chemical-related activities on site.

Your responsibilities will also include the following:

  • Providing advice on current and future legislation and standards relating to textile products;
  • Acting as the principal client contact;
  • Undertaking project management;
  • Undertaking / supervising investigative projects;
  • Providing guidance on testing requirements;
  • Recommending on product quality and safety test regimes;
  • Conducting training for clients and staff.
  • You will also be required to present to clients where necessary and will be expected to maintain an awareness of the market demand, as well as conducting internal audits.

 

Qualifications & Experience:

To be considered for this Technical Specialist position you must be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Chemistry and you will have previously worked in a textile-related capacity, with sound knowledge of legislation and standard compliance, clearly demonstrating the skills mentioned above. You will also be familiar with information retrieval and web-based searches, and will be confident in your presentational and interpersonal skills. Your ability to clearly communicate scientific or technical information will be proven.

 

Apply Now

For more information, or to apply for this Technical Specialist position, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH20743 in all correspondence.

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HPLC Technical Support Specialist based in Glasgow

Our client, a specialist Biotechnology company, has created a new position for a Technical Support Specialist with a strong technical background and/or industrial HPLC experience.

Working as a Technical Support Specialist for this global company, your key tasks will include:

– Responsibility for the installation of Instruments.

– Developing the company’s technology and applications according to customer needs.

– Providing ongoing customer training and support, both on-site and remotely.

– Promoting and encouraging sales of Consumables Products.

To be considered, it is imperative that you are willing to travel to fulfil the requirements of the job, including some over night stays. In return, an excellent salary package is available together with a company car.

For more information about this role, please contact Heather Deagle on 0191 3848905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk quoting Job Reference No. DH18567. Alternatively, you can apply here.

CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment agency for science jobs. CK Science provide an all round recruitment service to the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, waste and environmental and other related industries right across the UK.

We have built a strong client base who appreciate our professionalism, integrity and commitment to finding the right person for the job. Equally important to our success are our candidates, who recognise our dedication to operating in a fair and ethical manner to meet their needs in the current job market.

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