Displaying 13 jobs from Ark Talent
Ark Talent Group aims to become the leading niche technical talent provider in the Life Science and Process industries. Our principle is simple; delivering on promises to get the right results. We offer a professional, competitive and discreet recruitment service with a bespoke approach and offer a wide range of options from database searches or search and selection for key appointments to retained campaigns for volume recruitment needs We operate across the UK and Europe working closely with employers and candidates placing talented individuals in the right positions. As experienced specialists we pride ourselves on really understanding and listening to your needs, requirements and aspirations because we know how frustrating it can be to find the perfect job or source the perfect candidate.
Microscopy Section Manager My client is a leading provider of analytical services to the Food & Beverages sectors. Due to an exciting period of growth there is now the opportunity for a Microscopy Section Manager to join their growing Chemistry department. The Role: - Leadership and management of staff including recruitment, development, motivation and efficient utilisation. - Effectively manage the budget for the department. - Business development, including external marketing and sales, and strategic thinking in new products and services. - Technical delivery of outputs to agreed service levels. - Implementation of required systems of business management (including H&S) control. - Maintenance of up to date knowledge of scientific and technical developments in the field Ideal Candidate: - Educated to degree level in a scientific discipline with a significant amount of relevant postgraduate experience. - Strong experience of working within the food industry. - Good understanding of microscopy and related techniques appropriate to the investigation of issues relevant to the food and allied industries. - Proven effectiveness in managing timely and cost-effective delivery of technical services/research outputs. For more information on this role please contact Dan @ Ark Talent on 07880 437145
Microscopy Assistant My client is a leading provider of analytical services to the Food & Beverages sectors. Due to an exciting period of growth there is now the opportunity for a Microscopy Assistant to join their growing Chemistry department. The Role: - Undertake microscopic investigations of glass fragments and other foreign bodies, food packaging and food structure and other materials using light and scanning electron microscopy, X-ray microanalysis and FT-IR analysis. - Interpret analytical data. - Prepare technical reports on foreign body identification and other samples for food industry clients. - When required, to book in samples and send out reports. - To keep neat and orderly records of results and other relevant information. Ideal Candidate: - You will be educated to degree level in Microbiology or a similar discipline. - Specific microscopy experience desirable, but not essential. - Ability to work on own or as part of a small team For more information on this role please contact Cody @ Ark Talent on 07795901526
Quality Assurance Representative My client is a leading global pharmaceutical company and an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Quality Assurance Representative to join their team. Key Responsibilities of the role are as follows: Responsibilities: • Ensure that the Quality systems comply with Corporate/ Regulatory requirements and that the Quality systems (deviations, change controls, complaints, OOS investigations etc.) are being implemented. • Ensure cGMP compliance through execution of the approved Quality Agreement with Contract Manufacturers and provide advice on continuous quality improvement aspects. • Monitor trends and identify problems in quality of purchased materials, packaging, intermediates, finished products, water and environmental data and promote corrective/ preventative actions. • Write/revise/approve and give advice on quality documentation e.g. batch production records, specifications, procedures (internal/ external), stability protocols and reports, change controls, deviations, complaints, annual product reviews, quality agreements, validation protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ) and completed validation packages. • Advise on and support appropriate validation of plant, processes and new projects and liaising with other disciplines appropriately to ensure that facilities, utilities and equipment are designed and commissioned to meet cGMP. • Support the disposition raw materials, including packaging items, intermediates and finished products according to the available data, including evaluation of any deviation reports, environmental monitoring and advise on reprocessing or preventive actions in such cases. • Support Contract Manufacturer audits • Provide training, support, advice and additional QA assistance within the QA team. Essential requirements: • A Degree in a Scientific (BSc/ BSc (Hons) minimum) or Engineering discipline (or equivalent) • Pharmaceutical QA experience • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as an individual or as part of a close working team and delivering on business objectives. • Proven problem solving skills to resolve any technical issues. • Confident in team environment to contribute and take a technical stand when required - can present technical information to senior management in a clear and concise manner. • Technical transfer or project management of production processes at manufacturing scale is desirable. • Flexibility in travel (at short notice) to support business deadlines and customer requirements • Good understanding and knowledge GMP and QA in a pharma environment For more information on this position please contact Cody at Ark Talent group on 07795901526.
Fermentation Scientist My client is a leading Biotechnology company based in the Oxfordshire area. Due to an exciting time of growth within the company they are now looking to hire a new Fermentation Scientist. Responsibilities: - You will be responsible for running a set of 1L microbial fermenters for the expression of proteins. - Troubleshooting and up scaling. Ideal Candidate: - You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject. Ideally to PhD or MSc level. - You will have a significant amount of experience with microbial fermentations, preferably within an industrial setting. - Knowledge of GLP. For more information on this position please contact Dan at Ark Talent group on 07880 437145
Technical Services/Manufacturing Scientist My client is a leading global pharmaceutical company and an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Scientist to join their team. The Role: - To develop a deep technical understanding of the manufacturing process, including an awareness of GMP. - To establish strong business relationships with key contacts at contract manufacturing (CM) sites to enable remote technical stewardship of processes. - Be in control of the process flow document (PFD) and the process validation master plan (VMP) and Participate in annual product review (APR) process. - Identify continuous improvement opportunities. - Write technical reports. - Provide technical support for technical transfers, including sourcing, transfer planning, transfer execution. Ideal candidate: - Educated to BSc level in a science discipline or equivalent experience. - Ideally you will have knowledge in manufacturing pharmaceutical products. - Experience working in manufacturing (production/quality/engineering/technical) within the pharma industry. - Ability to understand and analyse process data. - Experience of the technical transfer or project management of production processes at manufacturing scale is desirable. - Ability to author technical documents to a high standard and is current with cGMP requirements in aspects of process validation, process change design and process monitoring compliance.
NGS Scientist – 1 year FTC My client is an innovator in genomic analysis technologies. Due to an exciting phase of growth within the company the opportunity has arisen for an NGS Scientist to join their active R&D team. This role would be ideal for a graduate with experience in molecular biology and will involve developing NGS based assays for pathogen detection. The Role: • Design experiements to test SureSelect enrichment baits against pathogens & sequence using the MiSeq. • Identify & test other potential sequencing platforms. • Devise new products & services. Ideal Candidate: • Ideally you will be educated to MSc level in Molecular Biology or a similar discipline. • Significant molecular biology lab experience. • Experience of NGS. • Experienced in novel assay development & validation. For more info on this role please contact Dan @ Ark talent on 07880 437145
Scientist (x2); Senior Scientist (x2) My client is an innovator in genomic analysis technologies. Due to an exciting phase of growth within the company the opportunity has arisen for 2 Scientists & 2 Senior Scientists to join their active R&D team. We are looking to recruit candidates with molecular biology/genetics experience to develop next generation sequencing (NGS) based products. In particular experience of running next generation sequencers, and the development of methods/products for NGS would be highly advantageous. The Role: Complete and oversee a variety of molecular biology and next generation sequencing projects: Contribute to the research, development and improvement of new and existing assays. Experimental design and implementation of laboratory work Responsible for setting and delivery against technical milestones Present data at national and international scientific meetings Devise new products and services Research, development and improvement of new and existing products Propose, evaluate and manage or contribute to new projects Perform technical components of: market, competitor and intellectual property (IP) analyses Write and review R&D grant applications Write and review patent applications Manage and co-ordinate technical aspects of internal research projects and multi-centre research grant(s): Presentation of results in both written and oral format and delivery of completed reports Provision of technical expertise/training to other research staff that are part of the project(s) Due-diligence on alternative sequencing applications Assistance in the day to day running of the laboratory: Supervision of other scientists where necessary Assistance with the development and execution of research protocols involving molecular biology Generate and update, where necessary, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Where necessary full fill safety roles such as area health and safety supervisor Ideal Candidate: • Detailed experience of Next Generation Sequencing, including but not limited to targeted DNA-seq, RNA-seq, Meth-Seq, and whole genome sequencing • Research background, ideally in cancer biology • Commercially focused – ability to interact with high profile research scientists and corporate customers • Experience of running microarray experiments • Analysis of complex NGS data • Additional requirements for Senior Scientist: PhD in a Molecular Biology/Biochemistry/Genetics based subject Experience of managing technical staff Experience of running or co-ordinating multi-centre research grant(s) For more info on this role please contact Dan @ Ark talent on 07880 437145
We are currently working alongside a global Pharmaceutical Manufacturer to recruit a Project Engineer to their North West site. Role Function: • The primary purpose of the Project Engineer role is to lead multi-discipline capital projects normally ranging in value from £50K to £2M through all project delivery stages from initial development to final completion and handover. • The individual will lead Process Equipment related projects in a manufacturing environment although they should be able to manage projects outside their core discipline with appropriate discipline support. Candidates must be degree qualified or equivalent within Chemical or Electrical engineering. Ideal candidates will have a strong Project Engineering background within the Chemical or Pharmaceutical manufacturing industries If you are interested in the position and would like some further information apply online or call Shaun Edwards on 0161 300 6416
PROJECT MANAGER My client is a leading international manufacturer of high performance polymers and an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join their team. The role: • You will be responsible for the delivery of business critical projects requiring the need for professional project management through all stages from concept to handover. • You will work across various area of the company including; Medical Devices, Aero, Auto & Energy. • You will be accountable for the overall delivery of the project from cost, quality and timescales, through to completion and successful handover. You will define and implement project strategy including any governance required as well as identifying and managing risks, issues and any changes to plan ensuring effective decision making on the project. Ideal candidate: • You will have a proven track record of managing projects a regulated industry. • Educated to degree level. • You will possess a relevant Project Management Qualification eg. PRINCE2 For more info on this role please contact Dan @ Ark Talent on 07880 437145
Bioconjugation Scientist • Perform and document antibody-small molecule conjugation studies using a range of linker chemistries. • Understand and use excipients to facilitate conjugation and formulation studies. • Perform post-conjugation purification using a range of chromatographic tools and analyses using HPLC, SDS-PAGE/Blotting, Immunoassays, UV-Vis spectroscopy. • Develop, validate and use analytical methods to study ADCs. • Understand and interpret Mass spectrometric and other bio-analytical data. Ideal Candidate: • Educated to PhD level in Biochemistry or a similar discipline or the equivalent experience. • You must have hands on experience working in either an academic or an industrial setting. • The ability to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary, collaborative, high-pressure environment is essential. • Require robust and accurate experimental report writing, electronic data management, preparation of SOPs, batch reports and internal/external study reports. • A track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals is desirable. For more information on this role please contact Dan @ Ark Talent on 07880 437145.
Bioinformatician - Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire - Biotechnology - Bioinformatics - NGS - Statistics - UK - Clinical Genomics My client is a small biotech company based in Cambridgeshire and a unique opportunity has arisen for a Senior / Bioinformatician to join their growing team. The team possess wide expertise in bioinformatics, ranging from functional genomics data analysis, algorithm design and data visualization to NGS data processing and quality control. This role will encompass both R&D and Bioinformatics support. Ideal Candidate: • Educated to MSc or PhD level in Bioinformatics or a similar discipline. • Experienced in a wide range of clinical genomics data analysis. • Experience in statistical analysis and writing a number of pipelines in Perl or Python. For more info on this role please contact Dan on 07880 437145
Technical Services Specialist My client is an international leader in the production and distribution of recombinant proteins, antibodies, ELISA kits and reagents. Due to an exciting phase of growth within the company they are now looking for a Technical Services Specialist to join their growing team in Central London. Responsibilities: 1. Delivering and maintaining the provision of high quality technical and customer support for all products, in line with company expectations. 2. Dealing effectively and quickly with customer complaints, product replacements and/or refunds, ensuring they are recorded on Salesforce. 3. Ensuring all datasheets are current and consistent on Dropbox, Sharepoint and the G drive. Ensuring the datasheet template and FAQs are kept up to date. 4. Uploading and maintaining comparison graphs and immunohistochemistry images on Sharepoint. 5. Providing sample material for assessment in new applications to new/existing clients and undertaking prompt, regular follow-up of results in close liaison with the UK & European Sales Manager and sales team. 6. Conference attendance as deemed appropriate. 7. Any other task appropriate for the success of the business. Ideal Candidate: - Ideally you will be educated to degree level in Cell Biology or a similar Life Sciences subject. - Experience working in a lab. - Experience in a customer facing role. For more info on this role please contact Dan @ Ark Talent on 07880 437145
Technical Manager - Cosmetics My client is a leading contract manufacturer in the Cosmetics sector and due to an exciting phase of growth in the company the opportunity has arisen for an experienced Technical Manager to join the team. The role: As a Technical Manager you will be responsible for the management of the formulation team and will be in control of the overall development and performance of the laboratory. Ideal Candidate: - You will have experience working in a managerial/technical development role within the cosmetics industry - Be able to demonstrate expert knowledge of cosmetics formulation on a variety of applications - Sound knowledge of EU cosmetic regulations including ISO9001 and experience in GMP - Ideally you will have worked on a range of products including colour cosmetics, skin care, hair care, household products, fragrances and pet care. - Minimum of BSc qualification in Cosmetics Science or related discipline For more info on this role please contact Dan @ Ark Talent on 07880 437145
Displaying 13 jobs from Ark Talent