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    • abingdon, south east
    • temporary
    • randstad inhouse services
    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
    • oxford, south east
    • permanent
    • randstad cpe
    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.
    • oxford, south east
    • permanent
    • randstad cpe
    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, south east
    • permanent
    • randstad cpe
    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, south east
    • permanent
    • randstad cpe
    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, south east
    • permanent
    • randstad cpe
    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, south east
    • permanent
    • randstad cpe
    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, south east
    • permanent
    • randstad cpe
    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, south east
    • permanent
    • randstad cpe
    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.

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