Business Manager – North East

Barney Smith at CK Science is looking for a Business Manager to join a manufacturer of chemicals for use in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical industries at their site in the North East of the UK.

Responsibilities:

As a Business Manager you will manage the healthcare section of the company.  You will be responsible for:

  • Developing market strategy
  • Setting sales targets and goals
  • Sourcing and managing distributors and suppliers
  • Providing high levels of customer service
  • Responsible for growing the business and increasing turnover and profitability. 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this Business Manager role must be qualified to degree level in a scientific based subject or possess equivalent experience and a proven track record in sales and manufacturing, ideally within pharmaceuticals, medical devices or cleanroom supplies. 

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Business Manager role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24239 in all correspondence.

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Technical Specialist (Analytical Chemist) – North East England

Barney Smith at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Technical Specialist in analytical chemistry to join a company that provides analytical services for the oil, gas, environmental and petrochemical industries to be based in the North East of England.

Responsibilities:

As a Technical Specialist with extensive knowledge and experience in analytical instrumentation such as GC, GC-MS, ICP, AA, UV, IR and KF, you will provide technical support and troubleshooting in instrumentation installation, validation, method development and maintenance to laboratories UK wide.  You will work with company Laboratory, Technical and QA Managers on instrumentation projects and provide technical support to other departments.

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Technical Specialist role must be qualified to minimum HNC/HND in chemistry or related subject or possess equivalent commercial experience.  It is essential that you have an in-depth knowledge and proven track record in method development, validation and instrumentation maintenance within analytical chemistry.

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this Technical Specialist role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH23780 in all correspondence.

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Process Improvement Manager – East Midland

Hannah Milward is currently seeking to recruit a Process Improvement Manager to join a major healthcare organisation.

The job: 

As a Process Improvement Manager you will provide focus on the development of new and existing processes. By building quality in to the process design, the products will be produced in the most efficient way and meet the customer and regulatory needs.

Responsibilities:

As a Process Improvement Manager you will be responsible for leading the Process Improvement Team to provide an efficient service to optimise manufacturing and cleaning processes using a quality by design approach whilst ensuring the validation activities meet Regulatory and Customer requirements.

The job holder will need to provide an effective New Product Introduction service for Clinical Trial clients to ensure new products are introduced successfully and that the processes are developed and validated to ensure the required levels of product quality and regulatory compliance are met. You will also need to deliver a comprehensive process, equipment and cleaning validation programme in accordance with cGMP and Customer requirements.

Qualifications and skills:

To be considered for this Process Improvement Manager position you will have:

  • Previous experience in the development or manufacture of healthcare products with a proven track record of new product introduction which is critical to this role.
  • In depth knowledge of cGMP, multiple dosage forms with an emphasis on sterile products and an awareness of Unlicensed and Licensed Legislation are key to your success in this role.
  • Previous leadership and management skills would be an advantage.

You will also enjoy working cross functionally in a fast paced environment with teams of diverse people, have a can do attitude with the capability to plan and see the bigger picture, excellent Leadership and Customer Service skills and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels across the business.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this role please contact Hannah Milward on 0114 283 9956 or email hmilward@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH23326 in all correspondence.

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Process Improvement Manager – East Midlands

Hannah Milward is currently seeking to recruit a Process Improvement Manager to join a major healthcare organisation in the East Midlands.

Responsibilities:

As Process Improvement Manager you will provide focus on the development of new and existing processes. By building quality in to the process design, the products will be produced in the most efficient way and meet the customer and regulatory needs.

You will be responsible for leading the Process Improvement Team to provide an efficient service to optimise manufacturing and cleaning processes using a Quality by Design approach whilst ensuring the validation activities meet Regulatory and Customer requirements.

The job holder will need to provide an effective New Product Introduction service for Clinical Trial clients to ensure new products are introduced successfully and that the processes are developed and validated to ensure the required levels of product quality and regulatory compliance are met. You will also need to deliver a comprehensive process, equipment and cleaning validation programme in accordance with cGMP and Customer requirements.

Qualifications & skills required:

To be considered for this Process Improvement Manager position you will have previous experience in the development or manufacture of healthcare products with a proven track record of new product introduction is critical to this role. In depth knowledge of cGMP, multiple dosage forms with an emphasis on sterile products and an awareness of Unlicensed and Licensed Legislation are key to your success in this role and previous leadership and management skills would be an advantage.

You will enjoy working cross functionally in a fast paced environment with teams of diverse people, have a can do attitude with the capability to plan and see the bigger picture, excellent Leadership and Customer Service skills and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels across the business.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Process Improvement Manager role please contact Hannah Milward on 0114 2839956 or email hmilward@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH23326 in all correspondence.

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CK Establish Corporate Partnership with Biocity

CK Science, the UK’s largest independent specialist scientific and technical recruitment consultancy, is proud to announce our corporate partnership with Biocity.

Based in Nottingham, Biocity is one of Europe’s largest bioscience incubators. The award winning site currently hosts nearly 70 companies and over 525 employees and aims to provide a home for developing biotechnology and healthcare companies.

By entering into partnership with Biocity, CK Science are able to support new start-up companies and facilitate the provision of high quality scientific recruitment advice and services to existing bioscience companies in the East Midlands.

Speaking of the partnership, Liam O’Connell, Director at CK Science stated, “CK Science are proud to announce our partnership with Biocity. We are passionate about supporting biotechnology and healthcare companies in their early stages of development. As a company we are very much looking forward to granting businesses at Biocity access to our expertise in recruiting high calibre staff to the scientific industry.”

As corporate partners, CK Science will be regular visitors to the Biocity site and is very much looking forward to attending regular advisory clinics and business networking events.

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Technical Officer (Polymer) – Hertfordshire, UK

 

Our client, a premium acrylic polymer chemical manufacturer, are currently looking for a Technical Officer to join their Development and Manufacturing facilities based in Hertfordshire, UK.

 

Working as a Technical Officer, you will be responsible for research, formulation and development of monomers and polymers for various applications, quality control/assurance within both the laboratory and manufacturing facilities in line with ISO quality standards as well as taking products through scale up and manufacturing within a suspension polymerisation process environment.

 

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing specialist within the field of Polymer Chemicals, which in return offer an attractive salary and benefits package. This role also offers strong career progression, with desired direction of building towards the position of Technical Manager.

 

 

To be considered for this Technical Officer role, you will have a degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Polymer Science or a relevant discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated knowledge of monomer and polymer development. Experience gained within a joint development and quality role in the Polymer Chemical industry would be highly advantageous.

 

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For more information, or to apply for this Technical Officer role, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20295 in all correspondence.

 

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Technical Consultant based in West Midlands, UK

Our client is currently looking for a Technical Consultant to work at their site in the West Midlands. They are a leading independent plastics and rubber specialist organisation that provide research, technology and information services for polymer-related industries.

Working as a Technical Consultant, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Being responsible for timely and high quality delivery of project work.
  • Meeting personal key performance indicators on revenue, profit, cost, efficiency, quality and productivity.
  • Assisting with compliance of quality driven operational excellence.
  • Undertaking technical and financial project management of active project work and ensuring smooth transition from proposal to delivery to the client.
  • Responsible for the production of high quality and timely CTRs and assisting with the preparation of monthly reports on team activity.
  • Complying with schedules and assignment as defined by the Team Leader, assisting in identifying and marketing new business opportunities.
  • Providing support, general advice and assistance to other business units.
  • Participating in the delivery of in-housetraining courses and mentoring junior consultants.
  • Disseminates technical knowledge and expertise.
  • Raising and maintaining the profile of the company and of the consultancy group by making presentations and preparing articles for external publication.
  • Maintaining high standards of housekeeping and complying with H&S.
  • Ensuring that the site UKAS quality accreditation is maintained through full procedural compliance. Liaising with the Quality Unit, where applicable, to ensure efficient implementation of internal and external audits.

The successful candidate for this Technical Consultant position will possess the following:

  • A degree (or equivalent) in a scientific subject or engineering
  • At least 15 years’ experience in a technical/commercial role
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a consultancy role, experience of delivering training and presentations
  • Experience of technical report writing
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role
  • Will be a team player

The chosen candidate for this Technical Consultant job will also hold significant knowledge of polymeric and/or composite materials, properties, testing and manufacture processes.  Support will be provided in areas such as materials selection, failure diagnosis and process trouble-shooting /optimisation.

 

How to apply:

For more information, or to apply for this Technical Consultant job, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0115 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH19549 in all correspondence.

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If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign.

 

About CK Science

CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with interview preparation and up-to-date information about the industry. We pride ourselves on providing an honest, straight-forward and trustworthy service to both our clients and candidates.

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Technical Manager based in the North-Mid Wales/ North West of England Area

Our client, a key player within the Chemical Sector, are currently looking for a Technical Manager to join their team based in the North-Mid Wales/North West of England area.Technical Manager will lead the technical department ensuring it effectively and efficiently meets the current and future needs of the business.

The roles and responsibilities of this Technical Manager position will include:

  • Leading and managing the Technical and Laboratory Functions.
  • Ensuring efficient management systems, working practices and reporting systems are in place.
  • To reorganise the department into a flexible, efficient resource that meets the varying technical needs of the business – today and tomorrow.
  • Clarify the roles and responsibilities within the Technical Department and introduce management by objectives, appraisals and similar techniques to monitor and manage performance and outputs.
  •  Keep abreast of legislative and technology changes and manage the threats and / or opportunities they bring.
  • Establish first class housekeeping, health and safety, MSDS management and similar laboratory procedures.

The ideal candidate for this Technical Manager position will possess an HNC qualification in chemistry or degree in chemistry (or equivalent). Previous experience of working with formulations/ coatings/ paints in a laboratory environment is essential and the candidate will be expected to possess excellent communication, problem solving, leadership, planning and organisation skills and be a good team player. A knowledge of industrial and marine coatings is also desirable but is not essential. Candidates must be eligible to work in the EEA.

 

How to Apply

To hear more or to apply for this Technical Manager role, please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 283 9956 vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH19409 in all correspondence.

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If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign.

 

About CK Science

CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with interview preparation and up-to-date information about the industry. We pride ourselves on providing an honest, straight-forward and trustworthy service to both our clients and candidates.

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