February 18 2019

GMP Stores Person

This role of GMP Stores Person will report directly to the Supply Chain Supervisor and will provide support to the Supply Chain, Production and Quality Control teams with regard to the management of raw materials procured in support of GMP manufacture and suppliers, planning, logistics and distribution.

Specific Responsibilities

• Maintain appropriate stock levels of all general consumables and carry out stock checks of consumables and reagents with support from the Supply Chain Supervisor.

• Upkeep on manual inventory system using stock cards and Excel spreadsheets

• Work with QC department to ensure products are released in a timely manner. • Liaise with Suppliers to ensure all required documentation for delivered products is available when required.

• Perform activities in accordance to GMP and standard operating procedures.

• Participate in the timely completion of GMP quality documentation.

• Assist in shipping temperature sensitive products to clinical trial sites in accordance with Good Distribution Practice.

• Communicate with vendors, suppliers, clients and contractors that facilitate the smooth flow of our CMO services.

• Assist as required with customs clearance of imported supplies, materials and equipment. Ensure all materials and equipment is stored safely, correctly and securely depending on item classifications. Issuing of raw material from picking lists to holding area using FIFO/FEFO practices.

• Good housekeeping of storage areas to maintain audit ready facility. Inventory control of required products, including checking orders against incoming deliveries to ensure quick payment of supplier invoices. Ensure materials are passed through to graded areas in the appropriate manner and all related logs are complete.

• Assist in ensuring the production team have all required materials available in the clean rooms prior to the start of any process. Assist in passing through additional materials or paperwork as required to the production team during processing.

Qualifications Required: The successful candidate will hold an HNC or equivalent qualification/experience.

Skills/Experience Required: The ideal candidate will also have:

Experience in inventory control and warehousing preferably within a GMP environment. Competent in computer packages including Microsoft Office. 

February 18 2019

Interim Quality Manager

My client is a highly successful manufacturing organisation with worldwide customers, class leading products and a committed workforce.

 

Taking responsibility for a team of Engineers and managing the day to day Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental function this role is crucial to the ongoing success of the business. With a central focus on Quality and customer service there are also several projects across various departments that the Quality Manager will drive to conclusion whilst ensuring manufacturing quality standards are met and exceeded to ensure customer delight.

 

You should have a background steeped in manufacturing quality and have significant functional leadership skills. Technically astute yet comfortable with the ambiguity that comes with running a department containing a variety of skill levels.

 

The business operates to ISO9001 & 14001 standards

 

This is a contract for 6 months initially with the probability of a 3-month extension and the possibility of a further 3-month extension beyond that.  

February 11 2019

Business Development Manager- Scotland

My client is a long established, award- winning provider of strategic technology and business solutions to the private and public sector.

This is a privately owned IT Managed Service business offering value-added IT hardware, software, service and support, employing around 160 staff over three sites based throughout the UK.

The company are looking for a Business Development Manager to work with clients to understand their business and come up with fully-integrated solutions to solve their problems. The position will primarily focus on generating New Business Development and promoting the company’s range of Managed IT infrastructure.

This newly created role will involve proactively networking, generating new business, opening new markets and assessing the feasibility of focusing on new clients and sectors whilst continuing to work with our existing clientele to assist in identifying and progressing new opportunities. Given the work involved with customers, this role is primarily home-based with regular contact with the Sales and Marketing Director.

Further responsibilities involve:

  • Generate appropriate differentiated sales strategies and targets for identified clients and sectors
  • Work with clients to generate value propositions
  • Work with service leads to produce effective and innovative solutions for existing customers;
  • Work with service leads to produce effective and innovative solutions for new customers;
  • Generate profitable renewals and new business in agreed market sectors for existing customers;

We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic Business Development Manager with experience in dealing with IT solution-based sales who is ready to grow their career and be a key contributor in a rapidly expanding company.

January 29 2019

Process Engineer

I have an exciting opportunity for a Process Engineer to join a global leader in the design and manufacture of electronic instruments within medical devices, telecommunications, optical communications, defence and scientific sectors.

Currently, the company is a combination of low volume development orders combined with an increasing number of new products entering into running manufacture following qualification in customer’s products. This Scottish business is growing rapidly and is ramping up production following a move to a larger facility at the end of last year.

The company are seeking an experienced Process Engineer to support the industrialisation of the process and have a positive effect on throughput and efficiency. The position reports directly to the Head of Operations and will have responsibilities involving (but not limited to) the following:

  • Develop extensive and detailed knowledge of products, processes, production and evaluation methods to assist in solving problems throughout the technical and production areas
  • Ongoing monitoring of internal manufacturing process including product monitors, calibrations and providing trend monitoring.
  • Maintain relevant Process Control documentation for manufacturing equipment including rig maintenance logs, preventive maintenance plans etc
  • Takes ownership of relevant continuous improvement initiatives with the Head of Operations and ensures actions are followed up closed out/completed.
  • Build production flexibility through innovative and creative development of jigs and fixtures.

Experience:

  • Min B.Sc. Degree – Science/Engineering
  • Consolidated and demonstrable experience in precision optics or semiconductor industry
  • 6σ Green Belt, ideally Black
  • Sound understanding and application of statistical methodologies and analytical tools and techniques
  • Lean and 5S
  • KPI collation and presentation
  • Root cause and continuous improvement
January 29 2019

Supply Chain Manager

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Supply Chain Manager within a leading Contract Development and GMP Manufacturing Organisation in the field of Biologics and Regenerative Medicine.

This Edinburgh-based company operates at the leading edge of therapeutic discovery providing services for companies involved in European and US clinical trials.

The company are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to take responsibility for the end-to-end Supply Chain operations within the company. The role will initially report directly to the CEO and will involve bringing the procurement for the business in-house, the management of raw materials procured in support of GMP manufacture and suppliers, planning, logistics and distribution.

Key Responsibilities:

Implement a cost effective and user friendly procurement and resource management system within the business that meets the needs of the current business and allows opportunity for growth as the business expands.

Implementing a process for distribution of products to clinical trial sites in accordance with Good Distribution Practice.

Manage relationships with vendors, suppliers, clients and contractors that facilitates the smooth flow of our CMO services.

Work with the manufacturing department to maintain the day to day procurement activities including, planning delivery timetables, stock control and planning schedules.

Work closely with the Quality Assurance department to approve GMP suppliers and ensure processes integrate with the established quality management system.

Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and ensure they are effectively used and processes are regularly reviewed for continuous improvement.

Manage all transactional procurement including tendering processes, evaluation, contracting, contract management, legal considerations and payment conditions, contractors, performance evaluation and risk assessment

Organise and deliver trainings on procurement, supply chain, logistics and assets management.

 

Skills/Experience:

  • Chartered institute of Procurement or Supply qualification or similar qualification
  • Supply chain management experience gained in a GMP environment
  • Demonstrable competency in Supply Chain, Purchasing and Resource Planning
  • Materials/Inventory Management experience in a manufacturing environment
January 29 2019

QC Technician

Are you looking for something different and a fresh start? Are you ready to find a company that you can embark on a career with?

We have an exciting opportunity for a QC Technician to join a growing Edinburgh-based manufacturer at the cutting edge of medicine. The role of QC Technician will join a tight-knit team to support raw material release to ensure production timelines are met as well as supporting work planning and document flow. This exciting role will involve working in accordance to Good Manufacturing Practise (GMP) and assisting the QC Analysts in laboratory based tasks.

This is a company full of passion for what they do and ambition to grow bigger- the key for them is to find like-minded individuals to join them on the journey.

This position will involve the following:

  • Perform QC raw material release to ensure Production timelines are met
  • Writing SOPs and updating SOPs for QC raw material release activities as required.
  • Complete quality related documentation including QC records, change controls, incidents/deviations and risk assessments in accordance with GMP and standard operating procedures.
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • General laboratory housekeeping including cleaning, waste disposal and coordinating equipment servicing and maintenance.

The perfect person will have:

  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy
  • Previous experience in laboratory support and administration
  • Ability to follow written instructions and record activities
  • Attention to detail
  • Be flexible and adaptable

The company will offer:

  • Specific and tailored training
  • Salary and pension
  • Company benefits

This company offers a place to grow and flourish, whilst being involved in a novel and lifechanging industry. If this sounds like what you have been looking for, then we want to speak to you!

January 29 2019

H&S Co-ordinator

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Health and Safety Co-ordinator within a leading Contract Development and GMP Manufacturing Organisation in the field of Biologics and Regenerative Medicine.

This Edinburgh-based company operates at the leading edge of therapeutic discovery providing services for companies involved in European and US clinical trials.

The company are going through an expansion and as a result looking for a Health and Safety Coordinator to join their growing team. The position will report to the Head of Quality Assurance and be responsible for developing, maintaining and protecting health and safety standards within the company in accordance with current and changing health and safety legislation.

The role will provide efficient day-to-day coordination, support and advice regarding all aspects of Health and Safety management across two sites. The Health and Safety Co-ordinator will also be responsible for highlighting Health and Safety issues and concerns within the business with an opportunity for the position to evolve and encompass additional quality assurance and validation activities.

Example of role responsibilities:

  • Maintaining internal health and safety policies/strategies with support from management.
  • Drawing up safe operational practices and making necessary changes
  • Co-ordinating the completion of health & safety risk assessment and COSHH assessments
  • Performing site health & safety inspections across clean rooms, laboratories and offices
  • Providing safety training for new staff and refresher training for existing staff on all relevant health and safety related matters

Experience in a scientific environment is desirable but all in all, the company are looking for someone to bring passion, drive and determination to this position and be an integral part in their growing success.

January 29 2019

Mechanical Engineer

My client, based in East Kilbride is an electronics business with a global presence. As an organisation, they are fully committed to their green credentials and have a focus on providing innovative energy- saving products.

The East Kilbride site has a relatively small, but growing team who have a real focus on the technology and a great working atmosphere with room for new possibilities and ideas. As part of the expansion of this team, they are now seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer.

Your Challenge

  • Generate mechanical design concepts for power conversion products
  • Conversion of concept into detailed, producible parts such as sheet metal enclosures and cabinets
  • Sub-system assemblies
  • Heat-sinks
  • Detailed 3D Modeling of injection-moulded plastic parts
  • Interface with internal functions, customers and suppliers
  • Understand design and system requirements of SMPS products

Your Profile

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least seven years’ experience
  • Good 3D CAD knowledge (knowledge of Pro-E will be an advantage)
  • Strong ability in product conceptualisation, modelling and design
  • Good knowledge of machining, sheet metal, casting, extrusion and plastic moulding manufacturing processes and materials
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing tolerances and optimal design considerations
  • Knowledge and experience of product design and qualification cycle
  • Experience of at least 2 complete life cycles of new products
January 09 2019

Project Manager (Power Electronics)

My client, based in East Kilbride, are a part of a multinational electronics group working on a wide range of innovative products from industrial automation to renewable energy solutions. The business has a real emphasis on environmental issues and concerns and continues to push towards increasingly efficient products and solutions.

 

The East Kilbride site is involved in some of the most pioneering technologies in the sector and is a hub of development. Culturally, the business is strongly focused on the technology and is an excellent place to grow your skill set and develop your career. The company invest heavily in its staff and encourage staff to grow and as a result they have a very high retention rate and this is a great place to be.

 

As Project Manager, you will take on the management of a number of global projects. This will involve New Product Introduction and will be heavily involved in working with both internal departments (R&D, qualification, quality, sales, production, purchasing) and customers.

Your challenge

  • Manage global projects for the business
  • Plan and control of costs, schedules and specifications
  • Prepare of quotation process
  • Define and track product deliverables
  • Be responsible of risk management
  • Transfer products to mass production
  • Report project status to the management

 

 

Your Profile

  • Degree in Electronics
  • At least five years’ experience in a power electronics company
  • Experience of design lifecycle on a product

 

Apply now

November 30 2018

Data Privacy & Compliance Associate

My retained client is a unique healthcare analytics and strategy consultancy organisation based in the Scottish borders. They are a commercialisation catalyst, fostering the drug innovation process and providing drug commercialisation assessment and strategic planning services to healthcare organisations around the world. A core element of the organisations work includes providing advice and validation relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA).

November 28 2018

Data Scientist

My retained client is a unique healthcare analytics and strategy consultancy organisation based in the Scottish borders. They are a commercialisation catalyst, fostering the drug innovation process and providing drug commercialisation assessment and strategic planning services to healthcare organisations around the world. A core element of the organisations work includes providing advice and validation relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA).

November 23 2018

Optical Design And Development Engineer

My client, based in Livingston, is an exciting SME working at the cutting edge of technology, they manufacture a proprietary technology which is both at the forefront of the field and highly desirable. The organisation is thriving, having recently won several new contracts, they have been expanding and have been experiencing a period of growth which is set to continue. This is a fantastic place to grow your career in an innovate environment where the technology is central.

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