Technical Support Chemist - Blackpool
Hannah Milward at CK Science is recruiting a Technical Support Chemist on a temporary basis for the initial duration of 4 months. The Technical Support Chemist will be based in Blackpool working for a global medical device organisation. Responsibilities of this Technical Support Chemist role will be to: - Contribute to cross functional projects encompassing product design changes, compliance and vigilance investigations, stability studies or other relevant subjects. - Perform a variety of laboratory testing including analytical, formulation, and mechanical-based methodologies. - Generate high quality written work including maintaining an up to date lab book, writing protocols and reports, and managing raw data (recording, referencing and storing). - Report the outcomes of all testing using appropriate formats and proactively present these to project leaders and managers along with scientific interpretations and recommendations for follow up work. - Maintain the highest technical standards in laboratory areas, treating equipment with respect and ensuring maintenance, calibration, validation, HS&E and general housekeeping are maintained at all times. - Proactively identify, develop and validate new methods and equipment as required for project delivery and core business improvement. - Possess intimate hands-on knowledge of core business products including orthopaedic bone cements, drug-device combination products and bone substitutes testing and training. To maintain a high degree of laboratory presence to apply strong technical guidance and expertise. - Develop a basic understanding of orthopaedic surgery/surgical techniques relating to the company`s products and marketing materials. - Create project plans for assigned technical work programs and proactively to communicate these milestones and lead-times to the project leaders and managers. - Manage personal workload and assist the wider group managing conflicts and bottlenecks. - Co-ordinate external suppliers and partners and to develop commercial and technical - Demonstrate a working knowledge of the orthopaedic landscape and keep up to date with industry news and trends. - Be responsible for compliance of lab books, raw data and reports in accordance with all relevant procedures. - Follow the Project Control and Design Control processes (applicable to both current and legacy products) - Implement and adhere to all local, corporate and industry procedures relating to product development. For example risk management, FMEA, HS&E, COSHH/Chemical handling, regulatory, quality. - Follow and promote company HS&E and quality standards to enable the site to achieve and maintain excellent results. - Carry out such further tasks that may be delegated to me by my immediate manager. As Technical Support Chemist, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience: - Degree or equivalent in Chemistry and or Formulation - Knowledge of medical devices - Method development and validation experience - Laboratory experience CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria. 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. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference SH25010 in all correspondence. Keywords - science jobs, temporary jobs, technical support chemist, Hannah Milward, north west, blackpool, medical devices
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