Science jobs of the week: 11/12/14

Here are our latest science jobs in this week, 11/12/14:


Jobs in the North West:

Product Development Manager – Lancashire 

Microbiologist – Liverpool


Jobs in the North East:

Manufacturing Technician – Hartlepool 

Compliance Manager – Teesside

QA Documentation Assistant – Tyne and Wear


Jobs in the South East:

Assay Development Scientist – Wiltshire

Market Research Manager – Buckinghamshire

Section Head – West London

Senior Analyst – Liquid Chromatography – West London


Jobs in the Midlands

Development Chemist (Skincare) – W Mids

Laboratory Supervisor – Nottinghamshire

Laboratory Technician – Nottingham

Maintenance Project Co-ordinator, West Midlands

Microscopist – West Midlands


Jobs in Ireland

Manufacturing Engineer – Ireland


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Almac Group launch a NGS service – Northern Ireland

Pharmatimes have reported that the Northern Ireland based Almac Group is introducing a Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) service to expand its solutions supporting the development of personalised medicine.

Almac has said that the service will support Almac’s biopharmaceutical partners in developing molecular tests for enriching clinical trials and establishing companion diagnostics, with a specific focus on targeted re-sequencing,

Professor Paul Harkin, president and md of Almac’s Diagnostics business unit and Professor of Molecular Oncology at Queen’s University Belfast said “There are only a limited number of platforms that are truly amenable to diagnostic delivery. The NGS field has now moved to a point where it is a viable delivery platform and as such is a logical addition to our suite of services”


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Automation Engineer – County Limerick

Hannah Milward at CK Science is recruiting for an Senior Automation Engineer x10 to join a medical devices manufacturer based in County Limerick, on a full time, 12 month contract basis.


As Senior Automation Engineer, the main purpose of your role will be to develop machine design control systems including servo motion and high speed device integration.

Further responsibilities of this Senior Automation Engineer will include the following:

  • Develop, test and install PLC and control software as part of a highly automated, high volume 24/7 validated production environment 
  • Develop Functional and Detailed Design Specifications from User Requirement Specifications 
  • Develop high quality PLC and HMI code from Functional and Detailed Design Specifications 
  • Work within a cross functional multidisciplinary team environment. 
  • Participates within project teams, provide technical support and make informed decisions on hardware and architecture selection. 
  • Fault-find complex automation equipment 
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of code to Medical Device standards 
  • Prioritize multiple tasks while working to tight schedules 

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop machine control software involving servo pneumatic and data control. 
  • Participate among cross-functional teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and to required quality standards.
  • Develop, debug and validate Control System software programs 
  • Analyse, understand, fault-find and modify automation software

Qualifications and skills:

As Senior Automation Engineer, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, or equivalent
  • Several years experience working with relevant equipment/systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to organize, plan and execute multiple tasks to tight schedules 
  • Highly motivated self-starter 
  • Ability to document own work clearly and precisely 
  • Strong communication skills    

The job:

As Senior Automation Engineer you will be working with a global medical devices manufacturer based in County Limerick with the following terms:

  • 12 month temporary contract role
  • 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week

HoHannah Milward - Recruiter at CK Sciencew to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for this Senior Automation Engineer position please contact Hannah Milward on 0114 283 9956 or email  Please quote reference SH25103 in all correspondence.



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Science Jobs in Ireland

Hannah Milward and Naynesh Mistry at CK Science currently have quite a few exciting vacancies in Ireland.

Hannah and Naynesh have made a short video featured below to give us more information about these jobs:





Here are is a bit more information for  the jobs mentioned in the video, please click on the links:

Materials Development Engineer – Ireland

Materials Engineer (Polymer Chemist)

Metrology Engineer – Ireland

Validation Engineer, Medical Devices


How to apply:

If you would like more information or to apply for one of these jobs please contact Hannah or Naynesh on 0114 283 9956 or email /





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Science jobs in the Republic of Ireland

Here are a few a of our latest science jobs in the Republic of  Ireland:

Senior Manufacturing Engineer, County Limerick

Automation Engineer, Med. Devices, County Limerick

Quality Engineer – County Limerick, Ireland

Senior Quality Engineer – County Limerick, Ireland


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