A number of new positions have opened up at Quotient in Edinburgh to join the QC Microbiology team on a fixed term basis till April 2019. These are entry level Technician roles supporting the QC testing (primarily Microbiology) of raw materials and final products.
Salary – £24,000 to £32,000 + pension scheme and bonuses. Job Type – Permanent. The successful applicant will join a team of experienced engineers working on SeeTrack, the leading technology used by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Clearance Divers around the world, to achieve success in managing their off-board assets during dangerous and demanding missions.
SuccessFactors: Job Requisition: Scientist. You will be responsible for providing scientific support in the conduct of routine and complex GLP or GMP studies performed within a contract testing laboratory. Responsibilities of the successful applicant will include acting as Study Director or Responsible Scientist, as appropriate, on studies, assisting in the performance of laboratory procedures, providing scientific support to laboratory staff and external clients. Requisition number 162599.
The post holder will lead and support the wider NRS community to develop and implement significant upcoming changes to NRS processes, planned to come into effect during 2017-18. This will involve developing, managing and delivering a change management programme.
Reporting into R&D this role is for an Engineering manager to co-ordinate and run laser development projects from concept through the full manufacturing release cycle. This opening comes at a time of exciting growth for the company with an opportunity to join a multidisciplinary engineering team and shape the next generation of cutting edge laser products. You will directly manage a team of engineers and liaise with other functional groups within the wider engineering group to define and deliver products that meet our stringent performance and reliability targets and that will delight our customers.
Another fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a small, dynamic and growing materials forensics business based in Roslin, near Edinburgh for an enthusiastic graduate Materials Scientist to work in a varied and exciting role. We are industrial problem solvers. Through the application of materials science, we keep our customers manufacturing lines running. We are looking for an exceptional candidate that can apply material science theory and practical learning to solving our customers’ questions by delivering rapid response analysis and solutions to customers under the guidance of our experienced scientists. Up to £25k + benefits. Ref: Grad4.
The BDM will be a key member of Synaptec’s team, reporting directly to and working closely with the Managing Director. The BDM will be responsible for the development of new and existing relationships with major partners and clients in the power and energy sectors, and will benefit from expertise and prior experience of B2B marketing of technical hardware to large industrial clients. The role will require the ability to quickly grasp the commercial propositions for the core technology and product range and communicate these powerfully as part of a well-structured and delivered marketing strategy.
Plan, conduct, and report assigned quality assurance audits. Support management in promotion and assessment of compliance to regulations, guidelines and corporate policies. Provide quality assurance oversight under the direction of senior QA staff through interaction with customers, project and study teams and associated Quintiles functions.
Review of protocols in conjunction with the Set-Up Manager and acts as a verification resource in the preparation of the Laboratory Specifications Document. This document is a joint collaboration between Quintiles Laboratories and the Sponsor (and/or CRO) and defines the specification of services/materials required to conduct the analyses, and report the results, for a specific clinical trial.
Laboratory Technical Specialists act as a specialist for the local laboratory quality and technical systems including assay quality control, proficiency testing review, assay validations, instrument qualification or the scientific database, collaborating with various internal teams and vendors as necessary in the execution and fulfillment of duties.
An exciting opportunity to direct the regulatory functions associated with the Clinical Operations. You will have global oversight, manage and develop employees performing the tasks associated with the Quality Control and Assay Validations. Proficiency testing within the local laboratory collaborating with Global Harmonistion, Translational Science, Scientific Review, Data Management and QA.
Exciting opportunity to join Q2 Solutions in our growing Flow Cytometry division. You will support set up of flow cytometry methodology and staff training. Coach, mentor and train flow cytometry clinical lab team and contribute to technical oversight and troubleshooting assays in the clinical lab. The successful candidate will have MSc or equivalent experience in Flow Cytometry along with a passion to work within clinical research.
Exciting opportunity for a Manager to join Q2 Solutions, a leading Clinical Research Organisation based in Livingston. You will manage the activities, operations and performance to ensure daily operations of the department are met in a quality manner through planning, coordination and operational leadership. Ensure adherence to appropriate quality control systems and procedures. Maintain SOP's to ensure all procedures are documented and staff are trained in relevant processes. You will have line management experience within a highly regulated industry, ideally working to GLP/GCP and GMP.
Expertise sought in the following: Java, C# and C++ and associated tools and IDEs; software development frameworks; modern software development processes such as Agile, SCRUM and RUP; System Security, Web platforms and database systems. Main purpose of role: The design and development of high quality online teaching content for a range of software development modules. In addition, the role requires contribution to the delivery of high quality teaching and learning for software development modules on new undergraduate apprenticeship programmes in Computing through class contact, as appropriate.
We have immediate opening for a Laser Systems Engineer based at our state of the art facility in Glasgow. The role is fixed term for an initial period of 12 months. Relocation packages are available and successful candidates will receive comprehensive training, either on site at Glasgow, or at our sister facility in Germany. Based within production, you will be responsible for the assembly and production of our complex laser systems including optic/laser alignment, fault diagnosis, result monitoring, analysis and the final optical assembly.
Reporting into Engineering, this role is for a Manufacturing or Development Engineer supporting sustainment of existing fibre products and contributing to the development of new ones. You will be responsible for the technical support of existing fibre product lines and to contribute to the smooth running of the manufacturing line(s). You will be expected to become a ‘fibre product expert’ who can take the lead on solving any issues with established products. You will play a key role in the development of new products.
Reporting into Engineering, this role is for a New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer to work as part of the development team on our cutting edge laser products. As NPI Engineer you will provide inputs to the laser design to ensure design for manufacturing is implemented. Through Prototype and Pilot production you will provide documentation, tooling and training to allow the product to be built in a clean manufacturing environment. You will ensure compliance of the product to specification and test products through HALT/HASS to identify weaknesses and drive changes.
The Electronics Function in Edinburgh require a Principal Firmware (FPGA) Engineer to create and develop firmware for leading edge airborne applications. Candidates are expected to have a degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, ideally specialising in FPGA / Digital techniques.
Leonardo are looking for a Senior Laser Engineer to conduct and direct specialist laser engineering activities in support of development and production projects to ensure timely delivery of high quality military laser products with significant fibre laser/amplifier content. You will have experience in the design, characterisation and manufacture of fibre lasers using appropriate commercial tools (e.g. GLAD, ZEMAX or equivalent). An advanced understanding of laser physics and a broad understanding and familiarity with solid state lasers as well as fibre laser types is also required. Experience relating to scaling fibre lasers to high power will be highly appropriate.
Leonardo is looking for a Senior Optical Engineer to join the Edinburgh team. The successful candidate will be required to conduct specialist optical engineering activities in support of development and production projects to ensure timely delivery of high quality military electro-optic products. These activities include optical analysis and design using commercial tools as well as optical testing and measurement in laboratory and production environments.
Working as part of the site leadership team, you will be responsible for managing large, multi-faceted projects. Initially this will be focused on facility expansion and refurbishment, although other business enhancement projects may follow this. Proven experience in delivering such projects, including a professional qualification, is a necessity for this role and excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are essential. Requisition number 161129.
We are looking for people to fill roles that cover a range of experience levels from graduate, where you can inject new ideas and exercise your creativity, to candidates with relevant experience and the ability to guide the implementation of customer demonstration projects. The job will appeal to outstanding engineers who relish the idea of becoming members of an innovative team and advancing their designs from idea to tested hardware. Candidates should have a practical approach, as the job will involve hardware prototyping and testing of machines operating in our laboratory. You will be doing hands on engineering.
Required skills and experience: Degree in Electrical Engineering/similar. Passion for engineering and understanding of mechanical and electrical systems. Ability to work closely with different disciplines (mechanical, simulation, software and hardware). Desirable skills and experience: Thorough understanding of electronic and electrical principle. Knowledge of sensors and instrumentation. Good organisational skills. Practical skills ie wiring & soldering. Attitude, energy and commitment are as important as academic qualifications. Show us what you can do. Candidates should have a practical approach, as the job will involve hardware prototyping and testing of machines operating in our laboratory. You will be doing hands on engineering.
Artemis technology combines Mechanical, Electronics and Embedded Systems Engineering. This position would be of interest to an engineer of any background that is keen to apply analytical skills to understanding how complex Mechatronic systems behave and are controlled. The insights gained through this analytical understanding can then be applied to practical design and technology development, and verified by experimental testing. Desirable Skills and Experience: Experience of mathematical analysis of mechanical and fluid systems, interest in practical problem-solving, experience with Matlab / Simulink would be useful but not essential, experience in mechatronic system design and practical system control.
Required skills and experience: Degree in Electronic Engineering, Embedded Software or similar, strong development ability C and C++, low-level embedded system hardware programming, good organisational skills, knowledge of software documentation and testing processes, ability to work closely with different disciplines (mechanical, simulation, software and hardware) to produce practical systems. Desirable skills and experience: ARM 32-bit microcontroller programming, real-time operating system software development and debugging, formal software testing methods, use of version control systems, good analogue and digital circuit design knowledge, experience of PCB design, experience of FPGA design.
Edinburgh Genomics (EG) is seeking an exceptional individual to drive business development activities for one of Europe’s premier academic based genomics service providers. The successful candidate will lead the commercial agenda, formulating and implementing a sales and marketing strategy in support of EG’s goals and objectives. The Commercial Manager will lead the business development team to help transform Edinburgh Genomics by directing new commercial opportunities and growing the business across industry, the public sector and academia. Vacancy ref 039875
Reporting to the Software Team Lead, the candidate will be part of a highly skilled team delivering products to the wireline communications market. Open to early career software developers or enthusiastic and driven graduates, the role will suit a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision. The candidate will be responsible for the design and verification of software sub-systems within Lumacron’s flagship network monitoring products. The role is multi-disciplinary - including development of low-level embedded drivers, application programming interface (API) software and graphical user interface (GUI) software.
Reporting to the Software Team Lead, the candidate will be part of a highly skilled team delivering products to the wireline communications market. Open to experienced and motivated individuals with a proven track record, the demanding role will provide opportunities for interesting and stimulating challenges. The candidate will be responsible for the architecture, design and verification of software sub-systems within Lumacron’s flagship network monitoring products. The role is multi-disciplinary - including development of low-level embedded drivers, application programming interface (API) software and graphical user interface (GUI) software.
Leonardo is looking for software engineers to come and join the software team in Edinburgh. Excellent software opportunities at various levels are available to enhance your career working on the forefront of technology. These exciting opportunities are a result of recent successful business growth and are available throughout the project areas. We are looking for candidates who enjoy problem solving and thrive on technical challenges.
At our world class facility in Elphinstone, Tranent (close to Edinburgh), our Bioanalysis and Immunology Department currently has an exciting career opportunity for an ambitious Research Scientist. Due to our continued growth and success, we can offer rewarding opportunities in a research environment. Working as a Senior Development Scientist, you’ll join a team whose primary focus is to design and develop assays in order to support regulated sample analyses. These samples arise from both preclinical and clinical studies aimed at providing data for the development and registration of pharmaceuticals.
G&H is a well-established and fast growing photonics technology business headquartered in the UK, with multiple sites across Europe and the USA. A world leader in its field, the company researches, designs, engineers and manufactures advanced photonic systems, components and instrumentation for applications in the Aerospace & Defense, Industrial, Life Sciences and Research sectors. The General Manager (Glenrothes site) will be responsible for managing the commercial operations and driving the growth at site level. This is an autonomous P&L role with a focus on business growth, profitability, productivity, efficiency and manufacturing excellence.
You will work collaboratively with the toxicology Study Directors to set up, schedule and assist in the running of a variety of toxicology studies and you will provide and circulate a number of key study documents. Applicants should have strong experience in Excel and Word, proven organisational skills with the ability to work within tight timeframes, good communication and people skills which enable you to communicate with internal/external employees of all levels, a proactive working style with the ability to plan ahead.
We are seeking to hire Associate Medical Writers to be based in our Glasgow office. Successful candidates will receive comprehensive training and develop the ability to produce a range of high-quality written communications by objectively evaluating scientific literature, working to the client’s brief, writing for the target audience and publication medium, and incorporating design and digital functionality as appropriate. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals with a life science degree (preferably a PhD) excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to demonstrate confidence in liaising with others.
The successful applicant will work as part of a team in the diagnosis of animal diseases and laboratory research studies related to the development of veterinary vaccines. The individual selected for this position will be expected to participate in routine diagnostic testing including ELISA, immunofluorescence assays and neutralisation tests along with general laboratory support duties. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a degree in one of the Biological Sciences to gain experience of working in a busy commercial laboratory.
This vacancy is within Automotive Microcontrollers & Processors - ADAS Engineering group. Automotive is one of the core businesses of NXP. NXP technologies for Automotive applications create new ways to make cars more autonomous, cleaner, safer & more secure while adding convenience and fun. NXP is the number 1 supplier of automotive semiconductors. ADAS Automotive Applications Engineers Provide technical support to customers to facilitate the smooth integration of NXP automotive microcontrollers and processors into automotive applications and promote NXP field engineering and sales teams’ design-win activity.
The VDS product line is traditionally braking, chassis control and electric motor control, all areas that will grow and develop as we move towards hybridisation, more electric propulsion and eventual self driving cars. These functions need clever application specific microcontrollers and microprocessors. And that is where the systems engineering team comes in. The role of the systems engineering team is to define new microcontroller and microprocessor solutions for this market space, and then work with our customers to demonstrate the solution.
You provide the high energy and commercial Skills, we’ll provide an amazing opportunity to make your mark and drive your career in a successful, high growth company! If you’ve been in a commercial or scientific operational role, you are ambitious, fun and keen to demonstrate your ability then this opportunity could be exactly what you are looking for!
BBI Solutions is a leading expert in immunoassay development and manufacturing services, and provides an extensive portfolio of products and technologies to the global diagnostic market. Our portfolio includes the Novarum reader; a powerful software tool that lets you read and share the results of diagnostic assays using nothing more than a smartphone. As part of our exciting growth plans, we currently have the opportunity to recruit a DevOps System Admin / Engineer into our growing specialist team.
NXP Laboratories is the leader in innovative high-performance mixed signal solutions which, combined with deep application insight, enable the secure connections needed for a smarter world. The BL STI Software delivery function is part of the Business Unit Security & Connectivity and located in 4 locations: Livingston (UK), Gratkorn (Austria), Hamburg (Germany) and Bangalore (India). This is a fast moving dynamic Business Unit that will offer challenges, rewards and real opportunities to rapidly develop career and skills.
This role is in Automotive Microcontrollers & Processors, Connectivity & Security. Automotive is one of the core businesses of NXP. Our technologies for Automotive applications create new ways to make cars cleaner, safer & more secure while adding convenience and fun. NXP is the number 1 supplier of automotive semiconductors. The vacancy within the systems engineering team is for someone to work with customers (Tier1 and OEM), and our internal software teams to help define the software strategy & requirements for our next generation products.
To support continued company growth, we are seeking an experienced Electronics/FPGA engineer to drive and implement innovative products for our customers, in markets ranging from Smart Metering, Oil & Gas, and Defence, to Life Sciences and Medical. This is a high-profile, prestigious opportunity for you to show off your talent in a fast-paced technical environment. Essential Technical skills; 5+ years’ experience developing electronic systems. VHDL FPGA design. Schematic capture. PCB design. Simulation. Microcontroller system design. Analogue systems and sensors design. Ability to interpret datasheets, protocol documents, design specifications. Verification of prototypes and transfer to manufacture.
MiAlgae, a high growth potential microalgae production startup in the feed supplement industry, is looking for a driven, proactive Scientific Officer to work in its close knit Edinburgh team. You will use your strong scientific background to solve complex R&D problems with a focus on optimization and cost reduction. This position will not be not be limited to a strict job description and will see the successful candidate working on a diverse set of problems. This role has the potential to lead to a rapidly increasing salary and equity in a fast growing company.
Quotient are recruiting for a Junior/Regulatory Affairs (RA) Officer to join the RA team based in Penicuik, Edinburgh. We are open to receiving applications for either Junior Officer level or RA Officer level. This is a 18 month fixed term position.
The successful candidate will be tasked with writing firmware for Shot Scope’s second generation product. Working as part of the electronics team, the embedded developer will write C/C++ to create a compelling golf product. The role will involve: Creation of a real time embedded application using the FreeRTOS operating system. Development of drivers for various peripheral Ics. Writing unit tests as part of a test-driven development strategy. Improvements and additions to golf tracking algorithms. Working with mobile app and desktop app developers to communicate with the wearable.
We are recruiting a talented experienced mechanical design engineer to join our team. The ideal person will have worked in Industry for five years designing products. Based at our head office in Glasgow our Mechanical Design engineers design our award winning product portfolio of Lasers systems. Responsibilities; Designing Laser assemblies and sub-assembly systems which often consist of small intricate components made from a wide variety of materials: metals, ceramics and plastics. Very advantageous if you are a user of Solidworks however, ability to do “hands-on” engineering, i.e. building what you have designed.
We are looking for contract App Developer to work with us to build upon and enhance our 3D mapping platform using a mix of established and emerging technologies.
TES Electronic Solutions Ltd are looking for an ambitious young Test Engineer to expand our Test Function within the organisation. With our focus on Pro-Audio wireless developments there is the opportunity to get involved in high performance products, operating in challenging environments. This means the approach to the development of rigourous, repeatable and where possible automated tests is essential to deliver the quality levels demanded by our customers. We need someone with a creative mind towards the testing of these products so the product is robust regardless whatever is thrown at it.
An exciting opportunity to be involved in the evolution of our operations capabilities, you will be involved throughout the project lifecycle. You will be fundamental in designing and implementing solutions which will aim to improve the delivery of our growing platform, to streamline our development lifecycle and support the business. You will develop and maintain mission critical backup and security systems whilst developing further our continuous delivery, versioning and information systems using the latest technology stack and methodologies.
The Validation Engineer will work under the direction of the Manager, Validation and Equipment Support and in conjunction with the Validation team to ensure that the BioReliance site validation compliance objectives are met, and ensure that all engineering/ system validation activities are executed in accordance with applicable BioReliance validation policies and procedures. Requisition 161255
The Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for day to day supervision of a GLP / GMP operations. Responsibilities include direct supervision of a team working in the laboratory. The post holder will ensure the smooth running of the laboratory to support the conduct of contract GLP / GMP regulatory studies including scheduling of work, organising staff training & development and ensuring equipment and facilities are maintained to the highest standards. The ability to maintain effective working relationships with study management and facilities personnel is critical for success in the role. Requisition number 161155
Working within our Microbiology team, you will have the technical expertise to advice and support GLP / GMP operations. Responsibilities include reviewing proposals, acting as Study Director/Responsible Scientist on complex projects, responding to routine assay sales enquiries, reviewing and monitoring assay performance and leading scientific trouble shooting discussions during investigations. You will maintain an in-depth understanding of BioReliance services and technical principles as well as advances in the field. The ability to maintain effective working relationships with development services, sales and laboratory personnel will be critical for success in this role. Requisition Number 147722
Our Next Generation Sequencing Lead Scientist in our Glasgow facility, will function as the primary scientific and technical resource for the implementation of NGS-based biosafety testing assays. Your role is essential for advancing the global commercial NGS offerings. You will be primarily responsible for managing the transfer and implementation of commercial NGS assays and overseeing the day to day operation of the facility. Responsibilities include participating and driving assay development/assay transfer and/or assay validation activities at the site. You will liaise closely with US and UK laboratory management and support staff to ensure expectations are met. Job ref number 148376
Working within the TEM section of our Cell Biology team, you will be responsible for providing scientific support in the conduct of routine and complex GLP and GMP studies performed within a busy contract testing laboratory. Responsibilities will include acting as Responsible Scientist or Study Director, as appropriate, on studies; assisting in the performance of laboratory procedures, providing scientific support to laboratory staff performing routine and complex procedures and external clients for whom the studies are being performed. The post holder will be required to maintain study documentation, including all Quality records, to meet regulatory standards. Requisition number 153784
We are a leading expert in immunoassay development and manufacturing services, providing an extensive portfolio of products and technologies to the global diagnostic market. Our portfolio includes the Novarum reader; a powerful software tool that lets you read and share the results of diagnostic assays (including lateral flow tests) using nothing more than a smartphone. As a business, we are currently embarking on a period of substantial growth and investment, which has led to the requirement to recruit additional talent to the business, including the opportunity for a Junior Mobile Developer (iOS / Android) to join our Novarum team.
Working within our Microbiology team, you will have the technical expertise to advise and support GLP / GMP operations. Responsibilities include reviewing proposals, acting as Study Director/Responsible Scientist on complex projects, responding to routine assay sales enquiries, reviewing and monitoring assay performance and leading scientific trouble shooting discussions during investigations. You will maintain an in-depth understanding of BioReliance services and technical principles as well as advances in the field. The ability to maintain effective working relationships with development services, sales and laboratory personnel will be critical for success in this role. Requisition number 147722
Working in our Project Management team, you will be responsible for managing projects for our Elite clients. Proven experience in Project Management is a necessity for this role and excellent communication skills are essential. Requisition number – 158498
We are a manufacturing company based in Central Scotland. Due to continued company growth, we have a new position for a Quality Assurance Assistant. The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of quality assurance, including product release, product inspections, generation of procedures, internal auditing and relevant administration duties. The successful candidate should be self-motivated and extremely well organised & IT skills. Communication with staff at all levels along with a high level of attention to detail which is essential. The right candidate will gain experience of Quality Assurance within a rapidly growing, heavily regulated, manufacturing organisation.
Working within the Operational Development Services team the role requires an experienced Scientist to lead the development of new cell based assays as part of a planned expansion. Critical to the success of the role is the ability to maintain effective working relationship with the wiser organisation. The role will involve training of colleagues and routine analysis of Client samples to support the service. The appointee will need the ability to work independently but will be part of a small team of assay development scientists. Requisition number – 155465
We have a genuinely friendly and experienced team who will support you when you struggle and champion you when you nail it. Our directors don’t sit in glass offices making unrealistic demands, they sit at the desk next to us as our co-workers. Our company has and will continue to grow via the input and decisions of the entire team, based both on formal team meetings as well as impromptu chats at the kettle.