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Research and Development Chemist

CK Group
£27000 - £34000 per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are seeking a Research and Development Chemist to join a biologics company in the regenerative medicine space on a permanent basis.

Southampton. Hours are 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Our clients technology platform is at the forefront of innovation for medical applications to address the unmet need for long-term tissue regeneration, offering safer, more economic clinical solutions for health systems, and better outcomes for patients. They are increasing their range of R&D projects, and are looking to start to operate to ISO 13485:2016 medical device quality standards for their technology.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Formulation and development of new products
  • Independently plan and execute technical projects and work programmes
  • Lead and deliver work with range of collaborators and partners
  • Perform quality testing on samples, investigate potential problems and quality concerns
  • Laboratory management, maintaining equipment, maintaining calibration, ordering reagents, and carrying out stock checks
  • Carry out proof of concept scale-up manufacturing work, and work with third party suppliers for bespoke manufacturing equipment

Your Background:
  • Degree in chemistry or chemical engineering with demonstrable experience in independent project work
  • An interest in biological applications, including orthopaedics
  • Experience in the chemical industry and/or inorganic synthesis preferred
  • Significant experience spent within an analytical environment and competent with a broad range of techniques including rheology, TEM, SAXS, elemental analysis and zeta potential
  • Experience in exploring and setting up new analysis protocols
  • An understanding of method development & validation

Please quote job reference 56545 in all correspondence.


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+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG

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