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Technical Scientist

Hampshire   •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for a Technical Scientist to join an international diagnostics company on a permanent basis at their site in Eastleigh, Southampton.

The Company:
Our client is an international specialist in infectious disease, with a diverse product range in oncology, microbiology, haematology and serology testing.


Eastleigh, Southampton

The role: You will be responsible for activities such as investigating product failures (from customer complaints) and QC failures and will also be involved in validation activities for new products coming through development and developing new manufacturing methods, approaches and processes.

Your main duties will be to:
? Use scientific knowledge to provide expert technical support and problem solving for the manufacturing, and associated teams.
? Contribute to establishing appropriate performance evaluation testing methods and criteria to support right first time manufacturing and QC.
? Write, review and improve existing and new QC and manufacturing SOPs and develop alternative or novel methods for pre-existing processes.
? Support the identification of alternative raw materials, advise on the suitability of inclusion of raw materials and complete suitable testing to support implementation.
? Train the manufacturing and QC team to facilitate tech transfer from development to manufacturing.
? Develop, and implement new manufacturing methods to meet changing demands in either scale or new product implementation.
? Maintain a continuous improvement cycle in the manufacturing processes.
? Provide scientific advice to internal and external customers (Second line technical support).

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
? Bachelor?s degree or above in life sciences or a related field with experience within a laboratory production environment.
? Good scientific knowledge and hands on experience with PCR and qPCR.
? Experience with a QMS and quality procedures.
? Excellent communication and problem solving skills.

? 25 Days Holiday - Company Bonus Scheme or Commission Scheme
? Cycle to work scheme
? Buy/Sell Holiday (up to 5 days leave may be bought or sold)
? Private Medical Insurance
? Pension Scheme
? Life Assurance (4 times annual salary)

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 53606
  • Posted: 6th May 2022
  • Expires: 3rd June 2022

CK Group

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