Material Characterisation Scientist

CK Group
£18.00 - £22.48 per hour
Closing date
2 Sep 2022

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Materials Science
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Material Characterisation Scientist to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Sandwich, Kent on a contract basis for 23 months.

Hourly PAYE: £18.00 - £22.48 per hour

Our client is one of the largest bio-pharmaceutical companies operating in the UK. They are committed to helping the UK develop the talent it needs to achieve the aspiration of being a global leader in life sciences, from the school classroom to PhDs. They are committed to working with the NHS, academia and other healthcare organisations to improve the delivery of healthcare and achieve the best health outcomes for people in the UK.

Located in the Sandwich, on the beautiful south eastern coast.

As a PAYE employee you will be entitled to:
• Pension
• Timesheet system
• Bike schemes

Material Characterisation Scientist Role:
• Carry out hands-on testing of Drug Delivery Devices to generate data on the selected parameters.
• Use analytical tools to analyse the data in order to quantify the functional performance characteristics of the device.
• Ensure familiarity with all appropriate documentation (SOPs, instruction manuals, risk assessments, etc.).
• Ensure accurate, timely entries are made in laboratory notebooks according to accepted good practice.
• Work in teams in the development or trouble shooting of devices, analytical methodology or manufacturing processes.

Your Background:
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• Good theoretical knowledge and understanding of academic subjects
• PhD in Chemistry, Material Science or related subject.
• Logical and intuitive thinker
• Experienced in the use of scientific measuring and testing equipment.
• Able quickly to become adept in the use of new types of such equipment.

For more information, or to apply for this Material Characterisation Scientist position please contact the Key Accounts Team on 01438 870011 or email Please quote reference 54199.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.


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