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    • abingdon, oxfordshire
    • temporary
    • full-time
    Randstad are looking for a Technical operations Analyst with lateral flow experience to join a family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.The position of Technical Services Analyst is within our Toxicology Business Unit located at our office in Abingdon, UK. Working across a multinational business, this technical expert will be responsible for developing and delivering operational improvement projects for our lateral flow based products as well as assisting with the day to day manufacture of our product portfolio. The role is a hybrid which will involve product complaint investigation, involvement in/oversight of day to day lateral flow cartridge manufacture including purchase and shipping of some critical materials, product improvements and post marketing surveillance activities. The role will require in depth knowledge of lateral flow and antibody technology with an aim to developing validation plans, protocols and reports as well as providing customer reports following product investigations. In addition, the Technical Services Analyst will troubleshoot production issues as and when they arise, ensuring that products are released in a timely fashion and in line with the client's Quality expectations.Based in the UK, the Technical Services Analyst will have regular interaction with teams in China, US and UK.RESPONSIBILITIES: Reviewing technical data from release for sale testing and agreeing outcome of testing in conjunction with QA and CMOMonitoring, assessing and compiling reports for all ongoing validation and stability studies Developing and delivering analytical and clinical performance updates as required by IVDRProviding technical expertise for tender applicationsProviding technical support to the Product Support Team and other Abbott entities in relation to SoToxa, DDSU, DDSV and Certus product familiesKey contact for CMO relationship, helping to drive SoToxa cartridge related customer complaint investigations and providing reports for customers when requestedManage the change control process between UK and CMO, overseeing introduction of product changes. Manage investigation of non-conforming product and manufacturing failures, providing technical expertise and direction for investigation activities & overseeing implementation of corrective actions when required. Design and initiate process improvement opportunities driving manufacturing robustness and operational excellence Assist the logistics team providing technical review and approving the write-off of tailing stock Provide any necessary SOP/Procedural updates required in ATUK's system and agree and review all CMO updatesAgree, review and approve validation procedures along with Operations ManagerProvide CMO with post-market surveillance summaries as and when availableOversee and agree work related to SoToxa Market Expansion plans with CMO, flagging budgetary implicationsGather agreed KPI information and present to Manager, Scientific Service Delivery and Operations ManagerManage relationships with critical suppliers, agreeing production schedule and shipping arrangements where requiredProvide input into license applications for shipment of raw materials into ChinaAssist R&D New Product Development process providing manufacturing input.Assist in the generation and agreement of supplier specification with the Operations manager.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Experience of dealing with different cultures, in particular working with Chinese based businessesA basic understanding of Microplate production or a desire to learnSix sigma qualification would be an advantagePrevious project management experience/qualifications
    Randstad are looking for a Technical operations Analyst with lateral flow experience to join a family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.The position of Technical Services Analyst is within our Toxicology Business Unit located at our office in Abingdon, UK. Working across a multinational business, this technical expert will be responsible for developing and delivering operational improvement projects for our lateral flow based products as well as assisting with the day to day manufacture of our product portfolio. The role is a hybrid which will involve product complaint investigation, involvement in/oversight of day to day lateral flow cartridge manufacture including purchase and shipping of some critical materials, product improvements and post marketing surveillance activities. The role will require in depth knowledge of lateral flow and antibody technology with an aim to developing validation plans, protocols and reports as well as providing customer reports following product investigations. In addition, the Technical Services Analyst will troubleshoot production issues as and when they arise, ensuring that products are released in a timely fashion and in line with the client's Quality expectations.Based in the UK, the Technical Services Analyst will have regular interaction with teams in China, US and UK.RESPONSIBILITIES: Reviewing technical data from release for sale testing and agreeing outcome of testing in conjunction with QA and CMOMonitoring, assessing and compiling reports for all ongoing validation and stability studies Developing and delivering analytical and clinical performance updates as required by IVDRProviding technical expertise for tender applicationsProviding technical support to the Product Support Team and other Abbott entities in relation to SoToxa, DDSU, DDSV and Certus product familiesKey contact for CMO relationship, helping to drive SoToxa cartridge related customer complaint investigations and providing reports for customers when requestedManage the change control process between UK and CMO, overseeing introduction of product changes. Manage investigation of non-conforming product and manufacturing failures, providing technical expertise and direction for investigation activities & overseeing implementation of corrective actions when required. Design and initiate process improvement opportunities driving manufacturing robustness and operational excellence Assist the logistics team providing technical review and approving the write-off of tailing stock Provide any necessary SOP/Procedural updates required in ATUK's system and agree and review all CMO updatesAgree, review and approve validation procedures along with Operations ManagerProvide CMO with post-market surveillance summaries as and when availableOversee and agree work related to SoToxa Market Expansion plans with CMO, flagging budgetary implicationsGather agreed KPI information and present to Manager, Scientific Service Delivery and Operations ManagerManage relationships with critical suppliers, agreeing production schedule and shipping arrangements where requiredProvide input into license applications for shipment of raw materials into ChinaAssist R&D New Product Development process providing manufacturing input.Assist in the generation and agreement of supplier specification with the Operations manager.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Experience of dealing with different cultures, in particular working with Chinese based businessesA basic understanding of Microplate production or a desire to learnSix sigma qualification would be an advantagePrevious project management experience/qualifications
    • witney, oxfordshire
    • work from home - contract
    • full-time
    Randstad are looking for an enthusiastic and organosed technologist to join a world leading healthcare company to work both in their labaoratory's and their office. Hours: Monday to FRiday (flexible start and finish: 7-3, 8-4, 9-5)Contract: 6 months minimumExperience: An interest or passion for working within a scientific setting and reserahc. Day-to-day, the role will involve planning and performing environmental monitoring (sample collection), data review, report collation and cleanroom support.The role is primarily office based but also involves hands on microbiological sampling within the production environment. Good hands-on practical skills, excellent organisation skills, attention to detail and strong IT skills are a must for this role. A background in cleanrooms or environmental monitoring is not required as all training will be provided.The key responsibilities in this role are:Planning and carrying out Environmental Monitoring i.e. sampling of the cleanroom environment for particulates and microorganisms.Accurate recording of all sampling and equipment used. Review of results, identify result risk levels/actions required, entry and verification of data.Manufacturing support including data generation, product impact assessments and cleanroom validation work.
    Randstad are looking for an enthusiastic and organosed technologist to join a world leading healthcare company to work both in their labaoratory's and their office. Hours: Monday to FRiday (flexible start and finish: 7-3, 8-4, 9-5)Contract: 6 months minimumExperience: An interest or passion for working within a scientific setting and reserahc. Day-to-day, the role will involve planning and performing environmental monitoring (sample collection), data review, report collation and cleanroom support.The role is primarily office based but also involves hands on microbiological sampling within the production environment. Good hands-on practical skills, excellent organisation skills, attention to detail and strong IT skills are a must for this role. A background in cleanrooms or environmental monitoring is not required as all training will be provided.The key responsibilities in this role are:Planning and carrying out Environmental Monitoring i.e. sampling of the cleanroom environment for particulates and microorganisms.Accurate recording of all sampling and equipment used. Review of results, identify result risk levels/actions required, entry and verification of data.Manufacturing support including data generation, product impact assessments and cleanroom validation work.
    • witney, oxfordshire
    • contract
    • £11.79 per hour
    • full-time
    Do you have education in manufacturing? Whether it's college or university, we may have the role for you.Randstad are recruiting for an R&D Sensor Laboratory Technician to join a well known healthcare company.You will be responsible for support of processes within the R&D Sensor Research Line ensuring that all equipment and materials are available. You will provide support to the scheduling and building of experimental sensor lots and to assist Scientists in prototype fabrication and product development activities. You will ensure that all equipment is maintained, calibrated and that the area remains in a compliant audit ready state. The role will be involved with the planning and logistics of all R&D sensor-based studies including the production and support of tests, protocols and procedures. The successful candidate will:A secondary education in Science, English and Maths (or equivalent)Good written and oral skills are required to help with the completion of experimental test protocols, batch records and discussion of test resultsPrevious Laboratory or Manufacturing experience would be a benefit Main Responsibilities:Support of R&D Sensor Area and Process schedulingSensor Prototype fabrication incl. Preparation and testingEquipment and material maintenanceMaintain area procedureAssistance of projects and scientistsProvide detailed information and feedback Requirements:Flexibility on start and finish times is a must with this roleHigher education in Manufacturing or higherConfident working with other members of staff throughout the companyLaboratory experience would be beneficial but not essential Benefits:Free onsite parkingOnsite canteenOutside seating areasGain cleanroom experienceGain manufacturing experienceExcellent long term prospectsWeekly onsite Covid testing available for staffLocation: WitneyPay Rate: £11.79p/hHours: 37.5 hours per week. 8 - 4 with varying start and finish times This is a 12 month contract with the potential for extension Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.If you are interested in being an R&D Sensor Laboratory Technician and want to work for a renowned healthcare company, don't hesitate, apply today! Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
    Do you have education in manufacturing? Whether it's college or university, we may have the role for you.Randstad are recruiting for an R&D Sensor Laboratory Technician to join a well known healthcare company.You will be responsible for support of processes within the R&D Sensor Research Line ensuring that all equipment and materials are available. You will provide support to the scheduling and building of experimental sensor lots and to assist Scientists in prototype fabrication and product development activities. You will ensure that all equipment is maintained, calibrated and that the area remains in a compliant audit ready state. The role will be involved with the planning and logistics of all R&D sensor-based studies including the production and support of tests, protocols and procedures. The successful candidate will:A secondary education in Science, English and Maths (or equivalent)Good written and oral skills are required to help with the completion of experimental test protocols, batch records and discussion of test resultsPrevious Laboratory or Manufacturing experience would be a benefit Main Responsibilities:Support of R&D Sensor Area and Process schedulingSensor Prototype fabrication incl. Preparation and testingEquipment and material maintenanceMaintain area procedureAssistance of projects and scientistsProvide detailed information and feedback Requirements:Flexibility on start and finish times is a must with this roleHigher education in Manufacturing or higherConfident working with other members of staff throughout the companyLaboratory experience would be beneficial but not essential Benefits:Free onsite parkingOnsite canteenOutside seating areasGain cleanroom experienceGain manufacturing experienceExcellent long term prospectsWeekly onsite Covid testing available for staffLocation: WitneyPay Rate: £11.79p/hHours: 37.5 hours per week. 8 - 4 with varying start and finish times This is a 12 month contract with the potential for extension Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.If you are interested in being an R&D Sensor Laboratory Technician and want to work for a renowned healthcare company, don't hesitate, apply today! Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Scientist? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you! As a scientist you will join our client's Cell Biology Team! The purpose of this role is to conduct scientific work, to support the development and production of animal myoblasts or adipocytes from stem cells to replace muscle or fat grown in animals. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities: Develop, optimise and characterise stem cell cultures and differentiation protocols to maximise conversion into muscle or fat cellsOptimise protocols for isolation and maintenance of primary stem cells in vitroDesign, plan, and execute complex R&D experiments ensuring that deliverables are successfully met within timelinesDocument research findings clearly in a lab bookCommunicate regularly in group meetings and prepare and deliver presentations to project team and internal stakeholdersAlong with team members, provide routine laboratory maintenance, including participating in equipment upkeep, cleaning rotas and laboratory consumables stock managementShared responsibility for out-of-hours cell culture maintenanceEnsure that laboratory health, safety and quality procedures are followedSelect, follow, and adapt experimental protocols and generate laboratory SOPsSupport the preparation of laboratory risk assessments and maintenance of health and safety protocolsMaintain the confidentiality of the project and protocolsKeep abreast of current technologies and relevant scientific literature to help identify opportunity for improvements and reduction of costs Qualifications: Master or PhD in Life Sciences, Biotechnology or related fieldTwo or more years of postdoctoral experience or industry experience in myogenesis or adipogenesis Essential Experience: Extensive experience in muscle or fat biology, with deep knowledge in stem cell biology, cell metabolism and developmentProven experience in cell culture, including maintenance and differentiation of stem cellsSubstantial experience in molecular biology techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, Western Blot, Flow cytometry and ImagingAbility to work independently and as part of growing teamSkilled in troubleshooting and conducting multi-factorial experimentsGood numeracy, computer and communication skills Desirable Experience: Experience with cell isolation protocols from biological samplesFamiliarity with co-cultures and 3D culture systemsApplication of Design of Experiments (DoE) to rationalize experiment designExperience of writing SOPs and risk assessmentsRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Scientist? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you! As a scientist you will join our client's Cell Biology Team! The purpose of this role is to conduct scientific work, to support the development and production of animal myoblasts or adipocytes from stem cells to replace muscle or fat grown in animals. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities: Develop, optimise and characterise stem cell cultures and differentiation protocols to maximise conversion into muscle or fat cellsOptimise protocols for isolation and maintenance of primary stem cells in vitroDesign, plan, and execute complex R&D experiments ensuring that deliverables are successfully met within timelinesDocument research findings clearly in a lab bookCommunicate regularly in group meetings and prepare and deliver presentations to project team and internal stakeholdersAlong with team members, provide routine laboratory maintenance, including participating in equipment upkeep, cleaning rotas and laboratory consumables stock managementShared responsibility for out-of-hours cell culture maintenanceEnsure that laboratory health, safety and quality procedures are followedSelect, follow, and adapt experimental protocols and generate laboratory SOPsSupport the preparation of laboratory risk assessments and maintenance of health and safety protocolsMaintain the confidentiality of the project and protocolsKeep abreast of current technologies and relevant scientific literature to help identify opportunity for improvements and reduction of costs Qualifications: Master or PhD in Life Sciences, Biotechnology or related fieldTwo or more years of postdoctoral experience or industry experience in myogenesis or adipogenesis Essential Experience: Extensive experience in muscle or fat biology, with deep knowledge in stem cell biology, cell metabolism and developmentProven experience in cell culture, including maintenance and differentiation of stem cellsSubstantial experience in molecular biology techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, Western Blot, Flow cytometry and ImagingAbility to work independently and as part of growing teamSkilled in troubleshooting and conducting multi-factorial experimentsGood numeracy, computer and communication skills Desirable Experience: Experience with cell isolation protocols from biological samplesFamiliarity with co-cultures and 3D culture systemsApplication of Design of Experiments (DoE) to rationalize experiment designExperience of writing SOPs and risk assessmentsRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • abingdon, oxfordshire
    • temporary
    • full-time
    Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.The position of Sales Order and Dispatch Specialist is within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics customer operations department located in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. This role will be working within a team of multi-talented staff providing an excellent service to our customers. The Sales Order Processing team is a fast paced team and the ideal candidate should beable to make quick decisions and have good problem solving skills.This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management. Responsibilitie:- Setting up and processing all customer orders and standing orders- Informing customers. Distributors and subsidiary companies of expected deliverydates for orders placed amd prioritizing orders and coordinating shipment- Coordinating the daily despatch of customers' orders amd liasing with the warehouse to arrange succesful delivery- Dealing with ans ressolving complaints and queries from customers, distributors and subsidiary companies regarding order processing. Logging of queries and complaints on our company data base.- Liason with other departments to ensure customer satisfaction- Additional duties include: answering general incoming calls and assisting with Front of House (reception) cover during periods of absence.Qualifications:- Excellent written and oral communication skills- Excellent telephone manner- Good problem solving skills- Good Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook- Ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlinesCompetencies:- Able to use own initiative- Willing to help other areas of the team when required- Ability to build strong working relationships- Customer focused
    Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.The position of Sales Order and Dispatch Specialist is within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics customer operations department located in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. This role will be working within a team of multi-talented staff providing an excellent service to our customers. The Sales Order Processing team is a fast paced team and the ideal candidate should beable to make quick decisions and have good problem solving skills.This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management. Responsibilitie:- Setting up and processing all customer orders and standing orders- Informing customers. Distributors and subsidiary companies of expected deliverydates for orders placed amd prioritizing orders and coordinating shipment- Coordinating the daily despatch of customers' orders amd liasing with the warehouse to arrange succesful delivery- Dealing with ans ressolving complaints and queries from customers, distributors and subsidiary companies regarding order processing. Logging of queries and complaints on our company data base.- Liason with other departments to ensure customer satisfaction- Additional duties include: answering general incoming calls and assisting with Front of House (reception) cover during periods of absence.Qualifications:- Excellent written and oral communication skills- Excellent telephone manner- Good problem solving skills- Good Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook- Ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlinesCompetencies:- Able to use own initiative- Willing to help other areas of the team when required- Ability to build strong working relationships- Customer focused
    • witney, oxfordshire
    • contract
    • £30.00 - £50.00, per hour, Depending on experience
    • full-time
    As CRA, you will:Conduct site visits and study monitoring to ensure all clinical studies meet procedural and GCP requirements.Prepare monitoring reports, study documentation/ files.Support conduct of site initiation visits.Support all aspects of study delivery at a site-levelMaintain good relationships with all investigators and study teams. Identify study/site issues and propose solutions.To Be considered for the role of CRA, you will:Educated to degree level in a relevant scientific fieldSite Monitoring experienceUnderstand diabetes and its treatment, understand technical aspects of the products Deliver studies according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)Ideal experience : of working with medical devices and European and US regulations/standards affecting clinical investigations, in vitro diagnostic devices, medical devices and biologics (e.g. GCP, ISO15197, ISO14155) is desirableThis is a 12 Month contract based Witney, Oxfordshire. PAYE. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    As CRA, you will:Conduct site visits and study monitoring to ensure all clinical studies meet procedural and GCP requirements.Prepare monitoring reports, study documentation/ files.Support conduct of site initiation visits.Support all aspects of study delivery at a site-levelMaintain good relationships with all investigators and study teams. Identify study/site issues and propose solutions.To Be considered for the role of CRA, you will:Educated to degree level in a relevant scientific fieldSite Monitoring experienceUnderstand diabetes and its treatment, understand technical aspects of the products Deliver studies according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)Ideal experience : of working with medical devices and European and US regulations/standards affecting clinical investigations, in vitro diagnostic devices, medical devices and biologics (e.g. GCP, ISO15197, ISO14155) is desirableThis is a 12 Month contract based Witney, Oxfordshire. PAYE. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • witney, oxfordshire
    • temp to perm
    • full-time
    Product Returns InvestigatorDo you have excellent written communication skills? Are you computer literate? Are you comfortable working as an individual? We are looking for Product Return Investigators to join a global medical device and healthcare leader based in Witney.This role involves investigating why a product has been returned using in-house computer systems. You will be investigating the quality of returned products by finding the cause of their faults. Pay Rate: £10.26 per hourHours:Monday to FridayDays: 8 am - 4 pm (part time available)Benefits:Full training providedFree on-site parkingOnsite canteen and outside seating areasExcellent long term prospectsFriendly and welcoming teamModern on site facilitiesNewly expanded laboratory settingWeekly onsite Covid testing available for staff Responsibilities:Conduct investigations on customer returned products in accordance with site and divisional proceduresProactively support the implementation of new and / or improved processesCommunicate in a professional manner with colleagues worldwideMeet division goals for timeliness of complaint investigations and identify opportunities for improvement and/or better efficiencies in investigation processes.Conform to all relevant legislation and company Health and Safety policies.Pro-active in recommending improvements in terms of recommending cost savings through complaint process improvements and data quality, in line with Business Excellence initiatives.Keep up to date with the development of new products and through collaboration with peers within the complaints team and across the business, support activities required for complaint readiness prior to product launch. Identifying any trends in product complaints that are found during investigations and highlighting these to managementHandling multiple tasks effectively and efficiently in a team environment with minimal supervisionRequirements:Experience of using computer packages including Word and Excel.5 years of referencing (employment or alternative activity) history will need to be obtained if you are successful in your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.If this is a role you are interested in and you want to work for a renowned healthcare company, don't hesitate, apply today! Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
    Product Returns InvestigatorDo you have excellent written communication skills? Are you computer literate? Are you comfortable working as an individual? We are looking for Product Return Investigators to join a global medical device and healthcare leader based in Witney.This role involves investigating why a product has been returned using in-house computer systems. You will be investigating the quality of returned products by finding the cause of their faults. Pay Rate: £10.26 per hourHours:Monday to FridayDays: 8 am - 4 pm (part time available)Benefits:Full training providedFree on-site parkingOnsite canteen and outside seating areasExcellent long term prospectsFriendly and welcoming teamModern on site facilitiesNewly expanded laboratory settingWeekly onsite Covid testing available for staff Responsibilities:Conduct investigations on customer returned products in accordance with site and divisional proceduresProactively support the implementation of new and / or improved processesCommunicate in a professional manner with colleagues worldwideMeet division goals for timeliness of complaint investigations and identify opportunities for improvement and/or better efficiencies in investigation processes.Conform to all relevant legislation and company Health and Safety policies.Pro-active in recommending improvements in terms of recommending cost savings through complaint process improvements and data quality, in line with Business Excellence initiatives.Keep up to date with the development of new products and through collaboration with peers within the complaints team and across the business, support activities required for complaint readiness prior to product launch. Identifying any trends in product complaints that are found during investigations and highlighting these to managementHandling multiple tasks effectively and efficiently in a team environment with minimal supervisionRequirements:Experience of using computer packages including Word and Excel.5 years of referencing (employment or alternative activity) history will need to be obtained if you are successful in your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.If this is a role you are interested in and you want to work for a renowned healthcare company, don't hesitate, apply today! Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
    • witney, oxfordshire
    • temp to perm
    • full-time
    Quality Inspector (Returned Products)Do you have excellent written communication skills? Are you computer literate? Are you comfortable working as an individual? We are looking for Product Return Investigators to join a global medical device and healthcare leader based in Witney.This role involves investigating why a product has been returned using in-house computer systems. You will be investigating the quality of returned products by finding the cause of their faults. Pay Rate: £10.26 per hourHours:Monday to FridayDays: 8 am - 4 pm (part time available)Benefits:Full training providedFree on-site parkingOnsite canteen and outside seating areasExcellent long term prospectsFriendly and welcoming teamModern on site facilitiesNewly expanded laboratory settingWeekly onsite Covid testing available for staff Responsibilities:Conduct investigations on customer returned products in accordance with site and divisional proceduresProactively support the implementation of new and / or improved processesCommunicate in a professional manner with colleagues worldwideMeet division goals for timeliness of complaint investigations and identify opportunities for improvement and/or better efficiencies in investigation processes.Conform to all relevant legislation and company Health and Safety policies.Pro-active in recommending improvements in terms of recommending cost savings through complaint process improvements and data quality, in line with Business Excellence initiatives.Keep up to date with the development of new products and through collaboration with peers within the complaints team and across the business, support activities required for complaint readiness prior to product launch. Identifying any trends in product complaints that are found during investigations and highlighting these to managementHandling multiple tasks effectively and efficiently in a team environment with minimal supervisionRequirements:Experience of using computer packages including Word and Excel.5 years of referencing (employment or alternative activity) history will need to be obtained if you are successful in your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.If this is a role you are interested in and you want to work for a renowned healthcare company, don't hesitate, apply today!Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
    Quality Inspector (Returned Products)Do you have excellent written communication skills? Are you computer literate? Are you comfortable working as an individual? We are looking for Product Return Investigators to join a global medical device and healthcare leader based in Witney.This role involves investigating why a product has been returned using in-house computer systems. You will be investigating the quality of returned products by finding the cause of their faults. Pay Rate: £10.26 per hourHours:Monday to FridayDays: 8 am - 4 pm (part time available)Benefits:Full training providedFree on-site parkingOnsite canteen and outside seating areasExcellent long term prospectsFriendly and welcoming teamModern on site facilitiesNewly expanded laboratory settingWeekly onsite Covid testing available for staff Responsibilities:Conduct investigations on customer returned products in accordance with site and divisional proceduresProactively support the implementation of new and / or improved processesCommunicate in a professional manner with colleagues worldwideMeet division goals for timeliness of complaint investigations and identify opportunities for improvement and/or better efficiencies in investigation processes.Conform to all relevant legislation and company Health and Safety policies.Pro-active in recommending improvements in terms of recommending cost savings through complaint process improvements and data quality, in line with Business Excellence initiatives.Keep up to date with the development of new products and through collaboration with peers within the complaints team and across the business, support activities required for complaint readiness prior to product launch. Identifying any trends in product complaints that are found during investigations and highlighting these to managementHandling multiple tasks effectively and efficiently in a team environment with minimal supervisionRequirements:Experience of using computer packages including Word and Excel.5 years of referencing (employment or alternative activity) history will need to be obtained if you are successful in your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.If this is a role you are interested in and you want to work for a renowned healthcare company, don't hesitate, apply today!Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
    • abingdon, oxfordshire
    • temporary
    • full-time
    Laboratory Assistant This role requires the individual to facilitate the timely, accurate processing and management of biological samples submitted from customers for toxicological analysis. Such samples may comprise of oral fluid and hair and it is the responsibility of the Laboratory Assistant to route the samples for the appropriate analytical tests based on the specific requirements of our customers. Samples must be opened, their details entered into a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and prepared for testing whilst adhering to Chain of Custody procedures at all times to preserve the integrity of the sample. RESPONSIBILITIES:Main duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:* Preparation of hair and oral fluid samples for analysis, within agreed timeframes* Ensuring all equipment used is within current specifications including calibration and maintenance requirements* Accurate data entry, including relevant scanning and archiving* Logging 'discrepancy' samples and liaising with Customer Services to resolves any issues efficiently and promptly* Sample logging, storage and disposalJOB DESCRIPTION* Adherence to quality systems, including review and amendment of relevant SOPS as necessary* Carrying out tasks as directed by the Accessioning Manager and to feedback any problems, working to assist in their resolution* Continued participation in training programmes across Laboratory Operations to develop themselves and to increase their breadth of understanding of the function of Operations as a wholeIn addition to the above, the role of the laboratory assistant may also extend to includeresponsibilities such as: * Laboratory maintenance, including preparation of solutions and stock count* Laboratory cleanliness and maintenance of a safe and pleasant work environment* Basic systems maintenance* Assistance in the preparation of Risk Assessments COMPETENCIES:* Excellent attention to detail* Keen interest in understanding principal of processes* Is dynamic and tenacious* Shows accountability and demonstrates ownership of their world* Able to function well as an individual or as part of a team* Able to take ownership of own work, awareness of when to solve a problem themselves or to ask their manager for help* Conform with appropriate safety standards under The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999* Work in accordance with the current documented Standard Operating Procedures.Concateno UK is an ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 certified laboratory.
    Laboratory Assistant This role requires the individual to facilitate the timely, accurate processing and management of biological samples submitted from customers for toxicological analysis. Such samples may comprise of oral fluid and hair and it is the responsibility of the Laboratory Assistant to route the samples for the appropriate analytical tests based on the specific requirements of our customers. Samples must be opened, their details entered into a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and prepared for testing whilst adhering to Chain of Custody procedures at all times to preserve the integrity of the sample. RESPONSIBILITIES:Main duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:* Preparation of hair and oral fluid samples for analysis, within agreed timeframes* Ensuring all equipment used is within current specifications including calibration and maintenance requirements* Accurate data entry, including relevant scanning and archiving* Logging 'discrepancy' samples and liaising with Customer Services to resolves any issues efficiently and promptly* Sample logging, storage and disposalJOB DESCRIPTION* Adherence to quality systems, including review and amendment of relevant SOPS as necessary* Carrying out tasks as directed by the Accessioning Manager and to feedback any problems, working to assist in their resolution* Continued participation in training programmes across Laboratory Operations to develop themselves and to increase their breadth of understanding of the function of Operations as a wholeIn addition to the above, the role of the laboratory assistant may also extend to includeresponsibilities such as: * Laboratory maintenance, including preparation of solutions and stock count* Laboratory cleanliness and maintenance of a safe and pleasant work environment* Basic systems maintenance* Assistance in the preparation of Risk Assessments COMPETENCIES:* Excellent attention to detail* Keen interest in understanding principal of processes* Is dynamic and tenacious* Shows accountability and demonstrates ownership of their world* Able to function well as an individual or as part of a team* Able to take ownership of own work, awareness of when to solve a problem themselves or to ask their manager for help* Conform with appropriate safety standards under The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999* Work in accordance with the current documented Standard Operating Procedures.Concateno UK is an ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 certified laboratory.
    • witney, oxfordshire
    • temp to perm
    • full-time
    Our CLient, a World Leader in Glucose Monitoring, designs, develops and manufactures glucose monitoring systems for use in both home and hospital settings. They have a Centre of Excellence in Witney for the development and manufacture of electrodes and biosensors used by patients and healthcare professionals for the day-to-day management of diabetes. The site has been instrumental in the research, development and manufacture of the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System as well as exciting developments in the Libre family including FreeStyle Libre 2, FreeStyle Libre 3 and the Libre Sense system. We are passionate about doing work that improves the quality of people's lives. Our Operations group is the largest team in the Witney facility, producing high volumes of test strips and biosensors each year to the stringent quality standards demanded by European and US authorities and our internal quality systems. The Technical Group is looking to recruit a Temporary Statistician to join our team at our manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Witney, Oxfordshire. The successful candidate will work as part of the Statistics team over a period of up to 6 months providing statistical support in the manufacture, continuous improvement, and monitoring of our glucose monitoring products. Typical work includes:Working with engineers, scientists and technologists to introduce new machines, materials and processes, including the design and analysis of experiments to optimise settings and acceptance samplingWorking with technologists in monitoring product performance and stability data to ensure control and drive continuous improvementsSupporting technical investigations performed within the manufacturing unitAssisting with the introduction of analytical test methods (analysis of variance, setting acceptance criteria & capability analysis) and supporting efforts in reducing measurement variabilityAs a minimum, you should hold a HND or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics or a numerical science subject. Ideally you will have previous experience working in a regulated or manufacturing environment and will have experience with SAS programming although neither of these are a pre-requisite for the role. You will have good oral and written communication skills to be able to prepare reports, interpret results, and provide effective summaries for specialist and non-specialist audiences. You must be organised and flexible in your approach to work, with good attention to detail to ensure that data and analyses are accurate and meet the requirements of the project.
    Our CLient, a World Leader in Glucose Monitoring, designs, develops and manufactures glucose monitoring systems for use in both home and hospital settings. They have a Centre of Excellence in Witney for the development and manufacture of electrodes and biosensors used by patients and healthcare professionals for the day-to-day management of diabetes. The site has been instrumental in the research, development and manufacture of the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System as well as exciting developments in the Libre family including FreeStyle Libre 2, FreeStyle Libre 3 and the Libre Sense system. We are passionate about doing work that improves the quality of people's lives. Our Operations group is the largest team in the Witney facility, producing high volumes of test strips and biosensors each year to the stringent quality standards demanded by European and US authorities and our internal quality systems. The Technical Group is looking to recruit a Temporary Statistician to join our team at our manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Witney, Oxfordshire. The successful candidate will work as part of the Statistics team over a period of up to 6 months providing statistical support in the manufacture, continuous improvement, and monitoring of our glucose monitoring products. Typical work includes:Working with engineers, scientists and technologists to introduce new machines, materials and processes, including the design and analysis of experiments to optimise settings and acceptance samplingWorking with technologists in monitoring product performance and stability data to ensure control and drive continuous improvementsSupporting technical investigations performed within the manufacturing unitAssisting with the introduction of analytical test methods (analysis of variance, setting acceptance criteria & capability analysis) and supporting efforts in reducing measurement variabilityAs a minimum, you should hold a HND or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics or a numerical science subject. Ideally you will have previous experience working in a regulated or manufacturing environment and will have experience with SAS programming although neither of these are a pre-requisite for the role. You will have good oral and written communication skills to be able to prepare reports, interpret results, and provide effective summaries for specialist and non-specialist audiences. You must be organised and flexible in your approach to work, with good attention to detail to ensure that data and analyses are accurate and meet the requirements of the project.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Culture Media Technician? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!The purpose of this role is to support laboratory work as part of a developing core facility for Culture Media activities. The core facility will enable R&D across the different teams by producing culture media at scale, analysing spent culture media, performing quality control checks, and initially supporting day-to-day laboratory activities such as maintaining cell culture. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Provide laboratory support as part of a new core facility for culture media activitiesPreparation of reagents for cell culture and characterisation processesProduce culture media stocks for R&D teamsPerform quality tests on cells and reagentsCharacterise spent media for secreted metabolites and nutrient consumption Maintenance of mammalian cell cultures Characterise cellular samples for cell vitality Maintain an accurate record of laboratory work using an ELNAccurately keep records of reagents, cells and samplesCreate protocol and risk assessment documentationManage inventory and order stocks of laboratory consumable/reagentDay-to-day housekeeping of dedicated laboratoriesPerform routine laboratory maintenanceReport and record incidents if they occur Maintain the confidentiality of the project and protocolsQualifications: Bachelor's degree in either Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related fieldOr, 2 years experience as technician in industryEssential Experience:Good understanding of cell biology and biochemistryAseptic mammalian cell culture experience for adherent and/or suspension cell linesExperienced and skilled at executing SOPs independently and to a high standardExperienced and skilled at logging laboratory work and maintaining recordsExperienced at producing sterile and/or buffered solutions, such as culture mediaFamiliarity with QC testingDesirable Experience:Knowledge and skills to operate and maintain laboratory equipment (e.g., cell counters, pipettes, centrifuges, pH meters, UV-vis plate readers & microscopes)Experienced with writing standard protocols, basic reports and risk assessmentsMolecular biology skills e.g., enzyme-based metabolism assays, protein quantification & PCRCulture media analysis experience i.e., nutrients and osmolarityExperience with purchase orders and inventory management (especially LIMS would be a bonus)Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Culture Media Technician? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!The purpose of this role is to support laboratory work as part of a developing core facility for Culture Media activities. The core facility will enable R&D across the different teams by producing culture media at scale, analysing spent culture media, performing quality control checks, and initially supporting day-to-day laboratory activities such as maintaining cell culture. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Provide laboratory support as part of a new core facility for culture media activitiesPreparation of reagents for cell culture and characterisation processesProduce culture media stocks for R&D teamsPerform quality tests on cells and reagentsCharacterise spent media for secreted metabolites and nutrient consumption Maintenance of mammalian cell cultures Characterise cellular samples for cell vitality Maintain an accurate record of laboratory work using an ELNAccurately keep records of reagents, cells and samplesCreate protocol and risk assessment documentationManage inventory and order stocks of laboratory consumable/reagentDay-to-day housekeeping of dedicated laboratoriesPerform routine laboratory maintenanceReport and record incidents if they occur Maintain the confidentiality of the project and protocolsQualifications: Bachelor's degree in either Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related fieldOr, 2 years experience as technician in industryEssential Experience:Good understanding of cell biology and biochemistryAseptic mammalian cell culture experience for adherent and/or suspension cell linesExperienced and skilled at executing SOPs independently and to a high standardExperienced and skilled at logging laboratory work and maintaining recordsExperienced at producing sterile and/or buffered solutions, such as culture mediaFamiliarity with QC testingDesirable Experience:Knowledge and skills to operate and maintain laboratory equipment (e.g., cell counters, pipettes, centrifuges, pH meters, UV-vis plate readers & microscopes)Experienced with writing standard protocols, basic reports and risk assessmentsMolecular biology skills e.g., enzyme-based metabolism assays, protein quantification & PCRCulture media analysis experience i.e., nutrients and osmolarityExperience with purchase orders and inventory management (especially LIMS would be a bonus)Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Research Associate? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!The Research Associate will be working to to support the development of exciting new technologies to tackle a range of challenges associated with making our client's vision a reality. This is a lab-based role where you will be supporting the delivery of our research goals, the purpose of this role is to conduct scientific work to support the development of innovative technologies & processes. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Generate hypothesis and execute experiments related to R&D activities Analyse empirical data to identify significant results Feedback and present results to team Prepare reagents and perform analytical testing Generate SOPs, COSHH and other risk assessment documents  Participate in group R&D meetings  Maintain and organise laboratory consumables, reagents and equipment inventory  Ensure accurate recording of all experiments using electronic laboratory notebook  Laboratory maintenance (rota system)  Maintain the confidentiality of the project and protocols Qualifications: Degree in Life sciences, Genetics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioprocessing, Bioengineering, Material Science, Polymer Chemistry or related fieldExperience: Good understanding in the principles of your discipline Laboratory experience - at least one individual or shared project (including design and implementation of experiments) Good numeracy and problem-solving abilities Ability to communicate with a multi-disciplinary team Computer literate and ability to learn new software platforms Experience of experimental record-keeping Critical assessment of research articles  Data processing and statistical analysis And experience in one or more areas: Aseptic mammalian cell culture experience for adherent and/or suspension cell lines.  Molecular biology skillset in either DNA, protein or lipid characterisation Analysis of nutrient or metabolite content in culture media Experience in tissue engineering and/or working with biomaterials Set-up, running and harvesting of bioreactor Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Research Associate? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!The Research Associate will be working to to support the development of exciting new technologies to tackle a range of challenges associated with making our client's vision a reality. This is a lab-based role where you will be supporting the delivery of our research goals, the purpose of this role is to conduct scientific work to support the development of innovative technologies & processes. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Generate hypothesis and execute experiments related to R&D activities Analyse empirical data to identify significant results Feedback and present results to team Prepare reagents and perform analytical testing Generate SOPs, COSHH and other risk assessment documents  Participate in group R&D meetings  Maintain and organise laboratory consumables, reagents and equipment inventory  Ensure accurate recording of all experiments using electronic laboratory notebook  Laboratory maintenance (rota system)  Maintain the confidentiality of the project and protocols Qualifications: Degree in Life sciences, Genetics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioprocessing, Bioengineering, Material Science, Polymer Chemistry or related fieldExperience: Good understanding in the principles of your discipline Laboratory experience - at least one individual or shared project (including design and implementation of experiments) Good numeracy and problem-solving abilities Ability to communicate with a multi-disciplinary team Computer literate and ability to learn new software platforms Experience of experimental record-keeping Critical assessment of research articles  Data processing and statistical analysis And experience in one or more areas: Aseptic mammalian cell culture experience for adherent and/or suspension cell lines.  Molecular biology skillset in either DNA, protein or lipid characterisation Analysis of nutrient or metabolite content in culture media Experience in tissue engineering and/or working with biomaterials Set-up, running and harvesting of bioreactor Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Mechanical Design Engineer? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!As the Extrusion and Food Process Engineer, you will be the first member of the Bioprocess Engineering group that will be responsible for the design and implementation of our clients first-of-its-kind manufacturing processes and facilities. This position will design, build, test, and scale-up mechanical process equipment for cold extrusion and other specialty process applications. The role will require a strong background in machine design with the ultimate goal of deploying this equipment in our future commercial-scale manufacturing facilities and bringing strategic differentiation to our production platform.This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Identify and define process and system requirements by understanding and challenging product formulation and processing assumptions with the aim of implementing robust unit operations and increasing overall operational efficiency and effectivenessPartner with internal and external teams to solve technical challenges and identify opportunities for process improvement and cost savingsManaging relationships with strategic partners, engineering firms, equipment vendors and technology partnersSpecify project scope, timelines, resourcing and budget needsDevelop project capital requirements and objectives through creation of proposals and plans with breakdown structures (WBS)Track and complete projects by managing schedules, costs and specificationsSome travel may be required to collaborator and manufacturing sitesAdditional ad hoc duties as required by the companyExperience: Ability to apply mechanical engineering principles and computer-aided methods to machine design and fabricationMechanical aptitude and comfortable with working directly on mechanical equipmentEfficient Design of Experiments and statistical analysis of experimental and characterization/validation dataUnderstanding of aseptic techniques and control of microbial contaminationAbility to partner cross-functionally on proprietary process technologies, while also developing and leveraging successful external contacts and relationshipsProject engineering and managementStrong scientific and technical writing and presentations.Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skillsInnovative and creative thinking and willing to challenge established methods and beliefsSelf-starter with a strong bias for action and ability for problem-solving and trouble-shootingRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Mechanical Design Engineer? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!As the Extrusion and Food Process Engineer, you will be the first member of the Bioprocess Engineering group that will be responsible for the design and implementation of our clients first-of-its-kind manufacturing processes and facilities. This position will design, build, test, and scale-up mechanical process equipment for cold extrusion and other specialty process applications. The role will require a strong background in machine design with the ultimate goal of deploying this equipment in our future commercial-scale manufacturing facilities and bringing strategic differentiation to our production platform.This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Identify and define process and system requirements by understanding and challenging product formulation and processing assumptions with the aim of implementing robust unit operations and increasing overall operational efficiency and effectivenessPartner with internal and external teams to solve technical challenges and identify opportunities for process improvement and cost savingsManaging relationships with strategic partners, engineering firms, equipment vendors and technology partnersSpecify project scope, timelines, resourcing and budget needsDevelop project capital requirements and objectives through creation of proposals and plans with breakdown structures (WBS)Track and complete projects by managing schedules, costs and specificationsSome travel may be required to collaborator and manufacturing sitesAdditional ad hoc duties as required by the companyExperience: Ability to apply mechanical engineering principles and computer-aided methods to machine design and fabricationMechanical aptitude and comfortable with working directly on mechanical equipmentEfficient Design of Experiments and statistical analysis of experimental and characterization/validation dataUnderstanding of aseptic techniques and control of microbial contaminationAbility to partner cross-functionally on proprietary process technologies, while also developing and leveraging successful external contacts and relationshipsProject engineering and managementStrong scientific and technical writing and presentations.Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skillsInnovative and creative thinking and willing to challenge established methods and beliefsSelf-starter with a strong bias for action and ability for problem-solving and trouble-shootingRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Bioprocess Design Engineer? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This position will focus on the design, building, testing, and scale-up of the upstream unit operations centered around animal cell culture and recovery operations. The role will require a strong background in bioreactor design, theory and operation as well as bioprocess equipment and facility design in general. Initially, this Engineer will assist the design and fabrication of prototypes for testing but with the ultimate goal of scaling up this equipment for our future cost-effective commercial-scale manufacturing facilities. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Work with bioprocess development colleagues to identify and define process and system requirements and translate into detailed equipment specificationsDesign and manage fabrication of the upstream process equipment towards robust and highly-dependable aseptic processing by using the appropriate design standards, level of control and automationDesign the upstream portion of manufacturing to ensure reliable and safe operation while also producing a high-quality product free of contaminants while also achieving overall operational efficiencyGenerate process and cost models to identify key drivers of cost and efficiencyManaging relationships while working with strategic partners, engineering firms, equipment vendors and technology partners towards the design, construct and commission Ivy Farm's manufacturing facilitiesSpecify project scope, timelines, resourcing and budget needsDevelop project capital requirements and objectives through creation of proposals and plans with breakdown structures (WBS)Track and complete projects by managing schedules, costs and specificationsPartner with internal and external teams to solve technical challenges and identify opportunities for process improvement and cost savingsSome travel may be required to collaborator and manufacturing sitesQualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Food Science or related fieldMaster's degree preferred3+ years of related experience in bioprocess equipment design, modeling, facility design, construction, start up and/or operationExperience: Demonstrated strong technical background and ability to lead technically driven projectsAbility to apply biochemical engineering principles and computer-aided methods to equipment design, fabrication, and operationUnderstanding of aseptic techniques and control of microbial contaminationKnowledge of process and facility design and economicsProject engineering and management, including direct management of architectural and engineering design firms, equipment vendors and construction contractorsAbility to partner cross-functionally on proprietary process technologies, while also developing and leveraging successful external contacts and relationshipsMechanical aptitude and comfortable with working directly on process equipment and control systemsStrong scientific and technical writing and presentationsDetail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skillsInnovative and creative thinking and willing to challenge established methods and beliefsSelf-starter with a strong bias for action and ability for problem-solving and trouble-shooting Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Bioprocess Design Engineer? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This position will focus on the design, building, testing, and scale-up of the upstream unit operations centered around animal cell culture and recovery operations. The role will require a strong background in bioreactor design, theory and operation as well as bioprocess equipment and facility design in general. Initially, this Engineer will assist the design and fabrication of prototypes for testing but with the ultimate goal of scaling up this equipment for our future cost-effective commercial-scale manufacturing facilities. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Work with bioprocess development colleagues to identify and define process and system requirements and translate into detailed equipment specificationsDesign and manage fabrication of the upstream process equipment towards robust and highly-dependable aseptic processing by using the appropriate design standards, level of control and automationDesign the upstream portion of manufacturing to ensure reliable and safe operation while also producing a high-quality product free of contaminants while also achieving overall operational efficiencyGenerate process and cost models to identify key drivers of cost and efficiencyManaging relationships while working with strategic partners, engineering firms, equipment vendors and technology partners towards the design, construct and commission Ivy Farm's manufacturing facilitiesSpecify project scope, timelines, resourcing and budget needsDevelop project capital requirements and objectives through creation of proposals and plans with breakdown structures (WBS)Track and complete projects by managing schedules, costs and specificationsPartner with internal and external teams to solve technical challenges and identify opportunities for process improvement and cost savingsSome travel may be required to collaborator and manufacturing sitesQualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Food Science or related fieldMaster's degree preferred3+ years of related experience in bioprocess equipment design, modeling, facility design, construction, start up and/or operationExperience: Demonstrated strong technical background and ability to lead technically driven projectsAbility to apply biochemical engineering principles and computer-aided methods to equipment design, fabrication, and operationUnderstanding of aseptic techniques and control of microbial contaminationKnowledge of process and facility design and economicsProject engineering and management, including direct management of architectural and engineering design firms, equipment vendors and construction contractorsAbility to partner cross-functionally on proprietary process technologies, while also developing and leveraging successful external contacts and relationshipsMechanical aptitude and comfortable with working directly on process equipment and control systemsStrong scientific and technical writing and presentationsDetail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skillsInnovative and creative thinking and willing to challenge established methods and beliefsSelf-starter with a strong bias for action and ability for problem-solving and trouble-shooting Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Laboratory Associate? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This is a new role in the technical wing of our clients Core Facilities Department. The laboratory associate will be responsible for overseeing the operations and safety of the research laboratories, maintaining facilities to an industry standard. This is a crucial support role, which will enable the development of the company's R&D pipeline. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Manage laboratory operations to ensure functional, and safe laboratory facilities are maintained to a high industry standardReview, select and implement an effective laboratory inventory and information systems (i.e. LIMS, e-notebooks and ordering systems)Along with laboratory operatives and a purchasing support team, maintain, organise and log inventories for laboratory consumable & reagentsUtilising relevant purchasing and inventory logging software-based systems as requiredNegotiate with suppliers, setting up discounted bulk orders and standard recurring ordersArrange the installation and servicing of lab utilities, instruments and tools (as appropriate)In the case of faults, arrange engineers for repairsOrganise and chair lab operation meetingsOrganise and deliver a smooth transition as labs are relocated to our new siteCreation and maintenance of accurate risk assessments (general lab conduct, COSHH & BioCOSHH).Design and implement a lab code of conduct Monitoring the practice of rules and reviewing as applicableLiaise with external Health and Safety experts to conduct audits/inspections and implement their recommendations as appropriateComplete laboratory inductions for all technical and scientific staff as appropriateEnsure training is provided for use of laboratory equipment, software, and suppliesDevise training matrix for safety and technical trainingQualifications: Bachelors degree in Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related field and > 4 years experience in technical position at biopharmaceutical or similar industryEssential Experience:Stock management control and maintenance of inventory levelsExperience with laboratory inventory management systemsOperational laboratory experience, including management of utilities (water, electricity, gas, internet) and management of laboratory instruments (installation, servicing and repair)Experienced in authoring and following SOPsPurchasing and negotiation directly with suppliersExperience re-locating labs and setting up new operationsPerforming and arranging training for safety or technical processesGood problem-solving abilitiesGood numeracy and communication skills (both written and verbal)Computer literate and ability to familiarise with different IT systemsDesirable Experience:Experience with health and safety in workspace, including risk assessment and managementImplementation of quality management systemsRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Laboratory Associate? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This is a new role in the technical wing of our clients Core Facilities Department. The laboratory associate will be responsible for overseeing the operations and safety of the research laboratories, maintaining facilities to an industry standard. This is a crucial support role, which will enable the development of the company's R&D pipeline. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Manage laboratory operations to ensure functional, and safe laboratory facilities are maintained to a high industry standardReview, select and implement an effective laboratory inventory and information systems (i.e. LIMS, e-notebooks and ordering systems)Along with laboratory operatives and a purchasing support team, maintain, organise and log inventories for laboratory consumable & reagentsUtilising relevant purchasing and inventory logging software-based systems as requiredNegotiate with suppliers, setting up discounted bulk orders and standard recurring ordersArrange the installation and servicing of lab utilities, instruments and tools (as appropriate)In the case of faults, arrange engineers for repairsOrganise and chair lab operation meetingsOrganise and deliver a smooth transition as labs are relocated to our new siteCreation and maintenance of accurate risk assessments (general lab conduct, COSHH & BioCOSHH).Design and implement a lab code of conduct Monitoring the practice of rules and reviewing as applicableLiaise with external Health and Safety experts to conduct audits/inspections and implement their recommendations as appropriateComplete laboratory inductions for all technical and scientific staff as appropriateEnsure training is provided for use of laboratory equipment, software, and suppliesDevise training matrix for safety and technical trainingQualifications: Bachelors degree in Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related field and > 4 years experience in technical position at biopharmaceutical or similar industryEssential Experience:Stock management control and maintenance of inventory levelsExperience with laboratory inventory management systemsOperational laboratory experience, including management of utilities (water, electricity, gas, internet) and management of laboratory instruments (installation, servicing and repair)Experienced in authoring and following SOPsPurchasing and negotiation directly with suppliersExperience re-locating labs and setting up new operationsPerforming and arranging training for safety or technical processesGood problem-solving abilitiesGood numeracy and communication skills (both written and verbal)Computer literate and ability to familiarise with different IT systemsDesirable Experience:Experience with health and safety in workspace, including risk assessment and managementImplementation of quality management systemsRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Senior Scientist? Are you looking for a Protein based Team Leader role? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This role is for a Senior Scientist to work as our client's Protein Sciences Leader. The successful candidate will be utilising their expertise to design and execute protein engineering strategies, source new technologies and implement new assays towards low cost and reproducible manufacture of proteins such as growth factors for cultivated meat. You will work closely with the other R&D teams to optimise protocols and deliver our company-wide milestones.This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Advance protein expression, purification, characterisation and analysis capabilitiesDevelop assays for high-throughput screeningSource, evaluate and test growth factors using high-throughput methodologiesEvaluate available technologies for the supplementation and cost reduction of proteins in the mediaDesign, plan, and perform complex experiments to ensure deliverables are successfully met within project timelinesDetermine the most appropriate methodologies to test hypotheses, and identify suitable alternatives if technical problems ariseDocument research findings clearly in an electronic lab bookWrite and further develop experimental protocols and generate laboratory SOPsSupport the preparation of laboratory risk assessments and maintenance of health and safety protocolsLead and develop the Protein Sciences team by providing guidance and supportParticipate as a key member of the R&D management team with responsibility for day-to-day decision making within your teamProvide written and verbal progress reports to the Senior Leadership Team and to external collaboratorsKeep up to date with field developments and apply these to improve experimental design and assay performanceQualifications: A PhD in a relevant area of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related field≥ 6 years of post-doctoral or industry experience in relevant areaEssential Experience:Extensive experience in producing, purifying proteins and analysing their quality and bioactivityExpertise with analytical techniques and computational approaches to protein engineeringIndustrial experience with assay development, high-throughput screening and protein characterizationStrong background in cellular and molecular biology technical processes such as cell-based activity assays, enzyme-based metabolism assays, immunosorbent assays, protein quantification and protein refoldingProven history of refining protocols and methodologies to reduce cost baseSkilled at the design, set-up and running of complex experimentsProficient in the detailed statistical analysis and presentation of intricate data setsExperience of writing SOPs and risk assessments under quality management systemHighly organised, self-motivated, and capable of working both independently and collaboratively, in a fast-paced team environment with shifting prioritiesSkilled in root cause analysis and problem solvingManagement experience with a proven track record of success delivering R&D projectsStrategic thinker and a history of independent investigations and innovative thinkingRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Senior Scientist? Are you looking for a Protein based Team Leader role? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This role is for a Senior Scientist to work as our client's Protein Sciences Leader. The successful candidate will be utilising their expertise to design and execute protein engineering strategies, source new technologies and implement new assays towards low cost and reproducible manufacture of proteins such as growth factors for cultivated meat. You will work closely with the other R&D teams to optimise protocols and deliver our company-wide milestones.This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Advance protein expression, purification, characterisation and analysis capabilitiesDevelop assays for high-throughput screeningSource, evaluate and test growth factors using high-throughput methodologiesEvaluate available technologies for the supplementation and cost reduction of proteins in the mediaDesign, plan, and perform complex experiments to ensure deliverables are successfully met within project timelinesDetermine the most appropriate methodologies to test hypotheses, and identify suitable alternatives if technical problems ariseDocument research findings clearly in an electronic lab bookWrite and further develop experimental protocols and generate laboratory SOPsSupport the preparation of laboratory risk assessments and maintenance of health and safety protocolsLead and develop the Protein Sciences team by providing guidance and supportParticipate as a key member of the R&D management team with responsibility for day-to-day decision making within your teamProvide written and verbal progress reports to the Senior Leadership Team and to external collaboratorsKeep up to date with field developments and apply these to improve experimental design and assay performanceQualifications: A PhD in a relevant area of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related field≥ 6 years of post-doctoral or industry experience in relevant areaEssential Experience:Extensive experience in producing, purifying proteins and analysing their quality and bioactivityExpertise with analytical techniques and computational approaches to protein engineeringIndustrial experience with assay development, high-throughput screening and protein characterizationStrong background in cellular and molecular biology technical processes such as cell-based activity assays, enzyme-based metabolism assays, immunosorbent assays, protein quantification and protein refoldingProven history of refining protocols and methodologies to reduce cost baseSkilled at the design, set-up and running of complex experimentsProficient in the detailed statistical analysis and presentation of intricate data setsExperience of writing SOPs and risk assessments under quality management systemHighly organised, self-motivated, and capable of working both independently and collaboratively, in a fast-paced team environment with shifting prioritiesSkilled in root cause analysis and problem solvingManagement experience with a proven track record of success delivering R&D projectsStrategic thinker and a history of independent investigations and innovative thinkingRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Research and Development Project Manager? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This role is for a Project Manager to work in our clients R&D team, you will proactively contribute to the consistent on-time delivery of R&D projects from Cell Biology to Bioprocessing. Your responsibilities include monitoring and communicating the status of R&D projects to the leadership Team and ensure these are completed within the expected timeframe.This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Plan project timelines, project tasks and follow projects their entire lifecycleExecute strategy for ensuring success of new and on-going projects within agreed timelines, budget, scope and internal customer expectationsEnsure all necessary resources are identified and availableLead regular project meetings with internal and external collaboratorsCommunicate timely project updates and progress to the leadership teamUse a mix of creative and established tools to manage and communicate effectivelyIdentify, manage and mitigate project risks and obstaclesManage changes in project scope, timelines, and prioritiesGenerate and circulate of project status, cycle time and on-time delivery performance reportsUndertakes improvement projects and ad hoc tasksHelps establish standard operating procedures that drive repeatability and consistencyLead CAPA investigations to identify root cause of errors/failure and formulate recommendations to learn, adapt and prevent recurrenceQualifications: Degree in Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related fieldEssential ExperienceIn depth understanding of project management principles and project lifecycle methodologiesAgile, Prince 2, PMP - or equivalent knowledge in Project Management methodologiesExtensive experience in working in a scientific environment planning, scheduling and completing successful projects with cross-functional teamsExcellent track record for managing internal and external projects within budgetAbility to manage complex projects under pressure and to tight deadlinesAbility prioritise tasks and time efficientlyExcellent risk management and mitigation to ensure timely project deliveryHighly organized, self-motivated, and capable of working both independently and collaboratively; in a fast-paced team environment with shifting prioritiesStrong excel and data interpretation skills and suitable attention to detailExcellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to present complex ideas to a variety of audiencesDesirable ExperienceExperienced in applying process improvement methodologies such as Lean, 6 Sigma, Kanban, PDSA, Root causeExperience in working with stem cells and tissue engineeringRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Research and Development Project Manager? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This role is for a Project Manager to work in our clients R&D team, you will proactively contribute to the consistent on-time delivery of R&D projects from Cell Biology to Bioprocessing. Your responsibilities include monitoring and communicating the status of R&D projects to the leadership Team and ensure these are completed within the expected timeframe.This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Plan project timelines, project tasks and follow projects their entire lifecycleExecute strategy for ensuring success of new and on-going projects within agreed timelines, budget, scope and internal customer expectationsEnsure all necessary resources are identified and availableLead regular project meetings with internal and external collaboratorsCommunicate timely project updates and progress to the leadership teamUse a mix of creative and established tools to manage and communicate effectivelyIdentify, manage and mitigate project risks and obstaclesManage changes in project scope, timelines, and prioritiesGenerate and circulate of project status, cycle time and on-time delivery performance reportsUndertakes improvement projects and ad hoc tasksHelps establish standard operating procedures that drive repeatability and consistencyLead CAPA investigations to identify root cause of errors/failure and formulate recommendations to learn, adapt and prevent recurrenceQualifications: Degree in Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related fieldEssential ExperienceIn depth understanding of project management principles and project lifecycle methodologiesAgile, Prince 2, PMP - or equivalent knowledge in Project Management methodologiesExtensive experience in working in a scientific environment planning, scheduling and completing successful projects with cross-functional teamsExcellent track record for managing internal and external projects within budgetAbility to manage complex projects under pressure and to tight deadlinesAbility prioritise tasks and time efficientlyExcellent risk management and mitigation to ensure timely project deliveryHighly organized, self-motivated, and capable of working both independently and collaboratively; in a fast-paced team environment with shifting prioritiesStrong excel and data interpretation skills and suitable attention to detailExcellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to present complex ideas to a variety of audiencesDesirable ExperienceExperienced in applying process improvement methodologies such as Lean, 6 Sigma, Kanban, PDSA, Root causeExperience in working with stem cells and tissue engineeringRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Senior Scientist? Are you looking for a Team Leader role? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This role is for a Senior Scientist to work as our clients Culture Medium Team Leader. Your primary focus is to develop culture medium formulations using high-throughput technology towards animal component free, low cost, large-scale and reproducible manufacture of cultivated meat. You will work closely with the other R&D teams to optimise protocols and deliver our company-wide milestones.This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Design, plan, and perform R&D Culture Medium activities, ensuring that deliverables are successfully met within project timelinesLead and develop the Culture Medium team to deliver on R&D milestonesProvide guidance and coaching to support the growth of the Culture medium teamDetermine the most appropriate methodologies to test hypotheses, and identify suitable alternatives if technical problems ariseGather, analyse, and present scientific data from a variety of sourcesDocument research findings clearly in an electronic lab bookSelect, follow, and further develop experimental protocols and generate laboratory SOPsProvide general laboratory management and administrationSupport the preparation of laboratory risk assessments and maintenance of health and safety protocolsParticipate as a key member of the R&D management team with responsibility for day-to-day decision making within your teamProvide written and verbal progress reports to the Senior Leadership Team and to external collaboratorsContribute to discussions and share research findings with colleagues in partner institutions, and research groups (as required)Keep up to date with field developments and apply these to improve experimental design and assay performanceQualifications: A PhD in a relevant area of Biological Sciences or related field≥ 6 years of post-doctoral or industry experience in relevant areaEssential experience required: In-depth experience in cell culture: isolation, maintenance and differentiation of stem or primary cell typesExpertise in cellular and molecular biology assays such as enzyme-based metabolism assays, protein quantification, ICH & PCRProven experience in the development of cell-based processes, including in-depth expertise in cultured cell biochemistry, metabolism and culture medium developmentSkilled at the design, set up and running of complex experimentsProficient in the detailed analysis and presentation of complex data setsMathematically literateFamiliarity with the development and implementation of automation to support high-throughput media developmentExperience of writing SOPs and risk assessments under quality management systemHighly organised, self-motivated, and capable of working both independently and collaboratively, in a fast-paced team environment with shifting prioritiesRoot cause analysis and problem solvingManagement experience with a proven track record of success delivering R&D projectsA proven history of independent investigations and innovative thinkingRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Senior Scientist? Are you looking for a Team Leader role? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This role is for a Senior Scientist to work as our clients Culture Medium Team Leader. Your primary focus is to develop culture medium formulations using high-throughput technology towards animal component free, low cost, large-scale and reproducible manufacture of cultivated meat. You will work closely with the other R&D teams to optimise protocols and deliver our company-wide milestones.This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Design, plan, and perform R&D Culture Medium activities, ensuring that deliverables are successfully met within project timelinesLead and develop the Culture Medium team to deliver on R&D milestonesProvide guidance and coaching to support the growth of the Culture medium teamDetermine the most appropriate methodologies to test hypotheses, and identify suitable alternatives if technical problems ariseGather, analyse, and present scientific data from a variety of sourcesDocument research findings clearly in an electronic lab bookSelect, follow, and further develop experimental protocols and generate laboratory SOPsProvide general laboratory management and administrationSupport the preparation of laboratory risk assessments and maintenance of health and safety protocolsParticipate as a key member of the R&D management team with responsibility for day-to-day decision making within your teamProvide written and verbal progress reports to the Senior Leadership Team and to external collaboratorsContribute to discussions and share research findings with colleagues in partner institutions, and research groups (as required)Keep up to date with field developments and apply these to improve experimental design and assay performanceQualifications: A PhD in a relevant area of Biological Sciences or related field≥ 6 years of post-doctoral or industry experience in relevant areaEssential experience required: In-depth experience in cell culture: isolation, maintenance and differentiation of stem or primary cell typesExpertise in cellular and molecular biology assays such as enzyme-based metabolism assays, protein quantification, ICH & PCRProven experience in the development of cell-based processes, including in-depth expertise in cultured cell biochemistry, metabolism and culture medium developmentSkilled at the design, set up and running of complex experimentsProficient in the detailed analysis and presentation of complex data setsMathematically literateFamiliarity with the development and implementation of automation to support high-throughput media developmentExperience of writing SOPs and risk assessments under quality management systemHighly organised, self-motivated, and capable of working both independently and collaboratively, in a fast-paced team environment with shifting prioritiesRoot cause analysis and problem solvingManagement experience with a proven track record of success delivering R&D projectsA proven history of independent investigations and innovative thinkingRandstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Product Development Chef? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This role is for a Product Development Chef, the successful candidate will be the culinary leader for our client, maintaining close links with R&D, product development and marketing. You will provide knowledge on trends and competitor activity to the rest of the business and be a stellar technical project manager. You will be required to be our public face and understand our products and be able to confidently explain their quality and nutrition both internally and externally. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Be the culinary leader for our client - maintain close links with R&D, product development and marketingProvide knowledge on trends and competitor activity to the rest of the business Be a public face of our client - understand our products and be able to confidently explain their quality and nutrition both internally and externally Use deep understanding of consumers to develop perceived high-quality products within any cost, sustainability or nutritional constraintsBe able to co-create new ideas with product development colleagues Provide relevant digital content such as recipe suggestions and cooking hacks Ensure the kitchen is maintained in good condition, is well stocked and all health & safety aspects are adhered to Carry out relevant sensory studies to ensure our products perform well Understand key ingredient functionality and the impact of manufacturing processes for scaling Understand competitor products and options to achieve competitive advantage (including claims) Good nutritional understanding and ability to provide evidence to back up any claims Accurate data management, including specifications and recipe systems Ensure all products in range are safe, legal and meet all brand requirements Technical project management to ensure milestones are met and projects are kept within budgetEssential experience required: High level culinary qualificationHigh-end restaurant experienceMinimum 3 years product development experience within food FMCGEstablished network within food industry - ingredients suppliers, manufacturers and retail / foodservice partnersGood nutritional understanding and able to translate consumer insights into winning productsSensory knowledgeProject management skillsIngredient functionality expertiseSpecifications and recipe systems expertiseA resourceful self-starter Desirable:Experience working with meat alternatives category Membership of professional culinary body Media experience Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Product Development Chef? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you!This role is for a Product Development Chef, the successful candidate will be the culinary leader for our client, maintaining close links with R&D, product development and marketing. You will provide knowledge on trends and competitor activity to the rest of the business and be a stellar technical project manager. You will be required to be our public face and understand our products and be able to confidently explain their quality and nutrition both internally and externally. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities:Be the culinary leader for our client - maintain close links with R&D, product development and marketingProvide knowledge on trends and competitor activity to the rest of the business Be a public face of our client - understand our products and be able to confidently explain their quality and nutrition both internally and externally Use deep understanding of consumers to develop perceived high-quality products within any cost, sustainability or nutritional constraintsBe able to co-create new ideas with product development colleagues Provide relevant digital content such as recipe suggestions and cooking hacks Ensure the kitchen is maintained in good condition, is well stocked and all health & safety aspects are adhered to Carry out relevant sensory studies to ensure our products perform well Understand key ingredient functionality and the impact of manufacturing processes for scaling Understand competitor products and options to achieve competitive advantage (including claims) Good nutritional understanding and ability to provide evidence to back up any claims Accurate data management, including specifications and recipe systems Ensure all products in range are safe, legal and meet all brand requirements Technical project management to ensure milestones are met and projects are kept within budgetEssential experience required: High level culinary qualificationHigh-end restaurant experienceMinimum 3 years product development experience within food FMCGEstablished network within food industry - ingredients suppliers, manufacturers and retail / foodservice partnersGood nutritional understanding and able to translate consumer insights into winning productsSensory knowledgeProject management skillsIngredient functionality expertiseSpecifications and recipe systems expertiseA resourceful self-starter Desirable:Experience working with meat alternatives category Membership of professional culinary body Media experience Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • oxford, oxfordshire
    • permanent
    • full-time
    Are you looking for a new role as a Biomaterial Scientist? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you! As a Biomaterial Scientist in our clients Bioengineering Team, you will be tasked with optimising the performance of in-house developed materials. Working independently and as part of a team, your primary focus will be lab-based. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities: Contribute towards the development of wider R&D objectives Independent work planning and carry out appropriate experimentation Liaise directly with team leader and update group on project progress Aid in development of SOP's, COSHH & RA documentation with support from the team Generate succinct reports for the team and present at wider company R&D meetings Along with team members, provide routine laboratory maintenance, including participating in equipment upkeep, cleaning rotas and laboratory consumables stock managementEnsure that laboratory health, safety and quality procedures are followedEnsure accurate record keeping for experiments using electronic laboratory notebookGeneral ad-hoc duties as required to support the departmental and organisation requirements Qualifications: Recent PhD in Bioengineering, Biomaterials or Tissue EngineeringBSc/MSc in Chemistry / Bioengineering / Biomedical science / Biochemistry / Biotechnology Essential Experience:Multi-disciplinary background in biology, chemistry and materials science Fabrication and characterisation biomaterials for mammalian cell culture Optimisation of biomaterials performance for in-vitro cell culture A track-record of delivering results in a short-time frame Desirable experience: Interfacing with a multidisciplinary team of biologists & engineers Experience with culture substrates for bioreactor systems Microfluidic device knowledge Synthesis, development and characterisation of biomaterials Experience with aseptic mammalian cell culture Critical assessment of research articles Data processing and statistical analysis Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    Are you looking for a new role as a Biomaterial Scientist? Do you want to work for a business that is growing at a rapid pace with lots of opportunity for the future? If so, this could be the role for you! As a Biomaterial Scientist in our clients Bioengineering Team, you will be tasked with optimising the performance of in-house developed materials. Working independently and as part of a team, your primary focus will be lab-based. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis, with a business that also offers lots of other benefits that will make you feel truly at home whilst at work. Responsibilities: Contribute towards the development of wider R&D objectives Independent work planning and carry out appropriate experimentation Liaise directly with team leader and update group on project progress Aid in development of SOP's, COSHH & RA documentation with support from the team Generate succinct reports for the team and present at wider company R&D meetings Along with team members, provide routine laboratory maintenance, including participating in equipment upkeep, cleaning rotas and laboratory consumables stock managementEnsure that laboratory health, safety and quality procedures are followedEnsure accurate record keeping for experiments using electronic laboratory notebookGeneral ad-hoc duties as required to support the departmental and organisation requirements Qualifications: Recent PhD in Bioengineering, Biomaterials or Tissue EngineeringBSc/MSc in Chemistry / Bioengineering / Biomedical science / Biochemistry / Biotechnology Essential Experience:Multi-disciplinary background in biology, chemistry and materials science Fabrication and characterisation biomaterials for mammalian cell culture Optimisation of biomaterials performance for in-vitro cell culture A track-record of delivering results in a short-time frame Desirable experience: Interfacing with a multidisciplinary team of biologists & engineers Experience with culture substrates for bioreactor systems Microfluidic device knowledge Synthesis, development and characterisation of biomaterials Experience with aseptic mammalian cell culture Critical assessment of research articles Data processing and statistical analysis Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
    • witney, oxfordshire
    • temporary
    • £12.50 per hour
    • part-time
    Are you looking for a part time role a few days per week? Are you looking to support essential workers? If yes, we have a fantastic opportunity for you. On behalf of our client we are recruiting for a number of COVID-19 Rapid Test Operatives to support the implementation and delivery of the Rapid Covid-19 testing programme based on our client's site. Benefits You'll Love:Training and full personal protective equipment providedFree on-site parking Subsidised onsite canteen Outside seating areasPay Rate & Hours:Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 17:30pm - 02:00am22.5 hours£12.50 per hourResponsibilities: Administer rapid throat and nasal swab tests on a daily basis Delivery of testing servicesReport on test results Following on site health and safety Requirements:Not be classified or live with anyone in the COVID-19 high risk groups Good interpersonal skills Data entry experience IT proficient Eligible to live and work in the UKOver 18 1 year of referencing (employment or alternative activity) Desirable:Experience in a medical, clinical or health setting If you tick all the boxes, then why not click apply today!
    Are you looking for a part time role a few days per week? Are you looking to support essential workers? If yes, we have a fantastic opportunity for you. On behalf of our client we are recruiting for a number of COVID-19 Rapid Test Operatives to support the implementation and delivery of the Rapid Covid-19 testing programme based on our client's site. Benefits You'll Love:Training and full personal protective equipment providedFree on-site parking Subsidised onsite canteen Outside seating areasPay Rate & Hours:Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 17:30pm - 02:00am22.5 hours£12.50 per hourResponsibilities: Administer rapid throat and nasal swab tests on a daily basis Delivery of testing servicesReport on test results Following on site health and safety Requirements:Not be classified or live with anyone in the COVID-19 high risk groups Good interpersonal skills Data entry experience IT proficient Eligible to live and work in the UKOver 18 1 year of referencing (employment or alternative activity) Desirable:Experience in a medical, clinical or health setting If you tick all the boxes, then why not click apply today!

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