May 10 2019

Validation Specialist

We’re working with a client developing some of the most innovative future therapies in precision medicine. Fast growing and profitable the company has a hugely inclusive culture and focuses on developing people and providing excellent career opportunities on top of a strong ethos around work / life balance. In short, it’s a great place to be and a great place to grow.

This role takes responsibility for:

  • Providing regular reports to management on the status of facility and equipment maintenance, servicing, calibration and validation tasks. 
  • Provide training to staff on facility and equipment procedures.
  • To coordinate PAT testing on equipment.
  • To be the Principal User (PU) on assigned major items of equipment (including facility HVAC and other systems).
  • Preparation and execution of validation protocols.
  • Maintenance of the validation schedule and facility regulatory compliance.
  • Performance of routine qualification, calibration and maintenance of equipment.
  • Complete and review quality related documentation including but not limited to validation documents, change controls, incidents/deviations and risk assessments in accordance with GMP and standard operating procedures.
  • Preparation, approval and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ensure that confidentiality of all information relating to clients and patients is always maintained.
  • Communicate procedures and results with clients.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers.
  • Plan and undertake the Validation of new equipment and to advise and assist others in this.
  • Compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Providing out of hours cover for critical equipment alarms as required on a rotational basis.
  • Contribute to the set up and execution the validation schedule for the new facility.
  • Ensuring data integrity of software systems.
May 06 2019

Head of Sales

This is a senior and significant opportunity with a business positioned at the forefront of the exciting precision medicine industry. The business is growing fast, attracting interest from customers and investors alike. Working on a global basis but with a focus on the buoyant US market. The role takes responsibility for driving the growth of contracts with new partnering customers and managing relationships from identification through delivery and beyond. The role will also take responsibility for the marketing effort in a very clearly identified potential customer group.

 

There is a leadership responsibility in this role with staff in place however an absolute involvement in the day to day engagement and management of customers is central to this role as is setting plans, KPI’s, standard and terms of engagement.

Working closely with the CEO, the important deliverables will be central to the ongoing and continued success and growth of this business. Consequently, the opportunity for personal growth is substantial and probably counter-intuitively this is a business that values work life balance making this a rare opportunity.

 

Skills and Competencies

 

  • Strongly driven by results and objectives as measured by KPI’s
  • A track record of success in international business development in a closely related, a precision medicine / cell and gene therapy business.
  • Scientifically and technically strong enough to conduct gap analysis with customers  
  • Leadership and standard setting
  • Driving marketing effort 
May 02 2019

Senior Production Planner

I have an exciting opportunity to join a successful, privately held contract manufacturing and service business with production operating on a 24/7, 365 basis.

My client is looking to hire a Senior Production Planner to be the right hand to the Supply Chain Manager.

This is a crucial role within the company and will have overall responsible for generating, expediting and revising the production plans.

 

The Master Scheduler will line manage 3 planners and liaise closely with the production and engineering teams to meet shifting priorities.  

This challenging role is very highly regarded within the business and they are looking for someone who is well- organised and meticulous in their work and who can communicate effectively with other departments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure production plans are kept to schedule by utilising production capability, by optimising the use and allocation of resources and consolidating any planned parts for all levels of Bill of Material (BOM)
  • Liaising alongside the Supply Chain by correlating the raw material requirements and respective purchase orders and documentation to support the production weekly/monthly plans
  • Ensure all procedures and activities are executed in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements and comply with health, safety and environmental policies
  • Costings and requirements definition and analysis

 

Skills:

  • Very strong IT skills, highly capable and comfortable with advanced use of Microsoft Excel
  • Highly organised and methodical approach to managing workload and tasks
  • Supervision/Management/Team lead experience

  

This is an exciting role within a well-established business and provides an opportunity to really contribute to the company’s success.

May 02 2019

Optical Support Engineer

I have an exciting opportunity for an Optical Support 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 last year.

The company are seeking a Optical Support Engineer to join their commercial team and report directly to the Sales and Marketing Director. This role is focused on being the key technical interface between the customer and the product development team within the business. The role encompasses extensive technical work along with the requirement to work collaboratively with the engineering teams and the customer to assist in developing new business and support current production projects.

 

Working either in tandem with the sales and distribution team, or directly with engineers at key customers, the role will:

  • Work with business development and sales team to support and develop relationships with target customers
  • Assist sales staff in assessing potential applications/customers for products to meet customer needs
  • Assess market penetration and product positioning to drive competitive advantage, revenues and market share
  • Join sales team on customer visits at key accounts and/or at key opportunities
  • Co-ordinate and generate the technical data (compliance matrices, drawing reviews etc.) required to pursue customer opportunities.
  • Lead & coordinate efforts to provide technical product collateral materials, apps notes, technical articles , etc.

 

Experience:

  • Good degree in Optic or related subject.
  • Knowledge of optical design
  • A solid level of professionalism, interpersonal skills, and overall communication skills

 

Ultimately, this is an opportunity for a driven engineer who is ready for a different challenge and to be part of a company at the cutting edge of what’s possible.

April 24 2019

Qualification Test Engineer

The world of energy is changing fast and no more so in its use in vehicles. In the future our reliance on traditional carbon energy sources will continue to diminish in favour of cleaner solutions and as we explore the opportunities to power personal transport, we can also explore the opportunity to power industrial vehicles, particularly as they become increasingly autonomous.

We’re working with an amazing company at the forefront of this revolution. Scoping, designing, developing and manufacturing power solutions for integration into the new wave of industrial robots and AV’s as well as more traditional driver-controlled vehicles. It’s an exciting time to be in this space with investment and interest across the sector at record highs opportunities abound for individuals to develop amazing, challenging and rewarding careers at its forefront.

The role of Qualification Test Engineer is unusual in that the task is to ensure that the system software elements allow efficient operation of the Power Supply. So, the skills we’re after on this one are:

  • Embedded application level qualification and communication protocol qualification.
  • Great communication skills including ability to document or specify work, track progress/issues against the plan, and explain capabilities/limitations for the product of different releases of software.
  • Understanding of how to design tests to exercise SW functions on hardware.
  • Experience in Software and Hardware in the loop
  • Experience of C, code generators, Static Analysers/MISRA standard, Scripting Python/Ruby/Perl/Bash/Batch and Windows development of Test tools using C++/C#/etc
  • Application level testing of SW derived functions
  • Relevant degree or appropriate educational attainment

Being part of this couldn’t be easier, just send a copy of your CV to us and we’ll work with you on the next steps.

April 24 2019

National Account Manager

My client is a well-established company that has been manufacturing high quality FMCG lines for over three decades and is currently going through an impressive growth phase.

They have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join their business as a National Account Manager. This role will be a key contributor in the company achieving their goal of being the number one ‘go to’ brand in food service and UK retail markets by continuing to expand market reach and increase consumer awareness.

The National Account Manager will sit within the commercial team and will have experience within FMCG managing regional and national accounts and brands.

We are looking for a candidate with experience working within foodservice, particularly with at least one of either Bidfoods, Brakes or Bookers in order to manage the larger accounts within the business. The role will also look after smaller, regional wholesalers and be responsible driving new business across the UK foodservice channels.

This role provides an excellent opportunity to work with a well-known and loved portfolio of products.

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.

If this sounds like you then get in touch to find out more

April 24 2019

Master Scheduler

I have an exciting opportunity to join a successful, privately held contract manufacturing and service business with production operating on a 24/7, 365 basis.

My client is looking to hire a Master Scheduler to be the right hand to the Supply Chain Manager.

This is a crucial role within the company and will have overall responsible for generating, expediting and revising the production plans.

The Master Scheduler will line manage 3 planners and liaise closely with the production and engineering teams to meet shifting priorities.

This challenging role is very highly regarded within the business and they are looking for someone who is well- organised and meticulous in their work and who can communicate effectively with other departments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure production plans are kept to schedule by utilising production capability, by optimising the use and allocation of resources and consolidating any planned parts for all levels of Bill of Material (BOM)
  • Liaising alongside the Supply Chain by correlating the raw material requirements and respective purchase orders and documentation to support the production weekly/monthly plans
  • Liaising with Supply Chain to create a raw materials demand plan and order them from approved suppliers in a timely manner
  • Ensure all procedures and activities are executed in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements and comply with health, safety and environmental policies
  • Costings and requirements definition and analysis
  • Maintain finished goods & raw materials stock at target stock levels or in accordance with specific customer and company requirements

Skills:

  • Very strong IT skills, highly capable and comfortable with advanced use of Microsoft Excel
  • Highly organised and methodical approach to managing workload and tasks
  • Supervision/Management/Team lead experience

This is an exciting role within a well-established business and provides an opportunity to really contribute to the company’s success.

April 24 2019

Applications Engineer

I have an exciting opportunity for an Applications 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 last year.

The company are seeking a Application Engineer to join their commercial team and report directly to the Sales and Marketing Director. This role is focused on being the key technical interface between the customer and the product development team within the business. The role encompasses extensive technical work along with the requirement to work collaboratively with the engineering teams and the customer to assist in developing new business and support current production projects.

Working either in tandem with the sales and distribution team, or directly with engineers at key customers, the role will:

  • Work with business development and sales team to support and develop relationships with target customers
  • Assist sales staff in assessing potential applications/customers for products to meet customer needs
  • Assess market penetration and product positioning to drive competitive advantage, revenues and market share
  • Join sales team on customer visits at key accounts and/or at key opportunities
  • Co-ordinate and generate the technical data (compliance matrices, drawing reviews etc.) required to pursue customer opportunities.
  • Lead & coordinate efforts to provide technical product collateral materials, apps notes, technical articles , etc.

Experience:

  • Good degree in Optic or related subject.
  • Knowledge of optical design
  • A solid level of professionalism, interpersonal skills, and overall communication skills

Ultimately, this is an opportunity for a driven engineer who is ready for a different challenge and to be part of a company at the cutting edge of what’s possible.

April 24 2019

Senior Process Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity with a well-established and privately owned Semiconductor manufacturing company based near Dunfermline.

Our client has an impressive track record of process development, process induction and volume foundry in semiconductor device technologies and due to a period of sustained growth are looking for an experienced Senior Process Engineer to join the team in Etch.

This is a challenging role, involving mentoring and supervising colleagues and working with cross functional teams to ensure best process engineering practices are maintained (reporting, documentation systems, etc.).

The role will provide production support and will have a focus on Improving Yields, 8D investigations, FMEA, SPC Cp/Cpk improvements, 5S, Cost reductions and Lean manufacturing.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing new products and processes to meet project objectives.
  • Modifying existing processes and procedures to provide practical solutions and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Investigating and resolving process issues.

This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral member of a growing company with lots of opportunity for development. The successful candidate must have previous experience in the semiconductor industry and expertise in Etch – Wet Etch, Dry/Plasma Etch, ideally LAM etchers, DRIE Etch would be ideal.

April 10 2019

Senior HSEQ Manager

As a top tier COMAH site my clients' commitment to Site Safety, Health, Environment and Quality is paramount to ensuring the success of the business. The company has significant contracts with global customers and as part of their supply chains is audited and commercially exposed to delivering a Compliant service. 

Building on previous successes, this role takes responsibility for a team of SHE Engineers and Technicians, a Quality Manager and department including QA and QC operations. 

This is a senior appointment working with the site leadership team with the brief to make HSEQ central to all that is done in the business through leadership excellence.

The following skills are essential to delivering success: 

  • Leadership / Management / Influence / Authority 
  • An evangelising ability to communicate and "on side" peers
  • Motivational / passionate / astute and focused
  • HSEQ leadership experience in manufacturing (COMAH site experience would be helpful)
  • An energy and desire to change mind sets and entrenched views for the betterment of all

Apply now

April 09 2019

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.

April 09 2019

Automated Test Engineer

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.

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