Chemicals

  • Maintenance Engineer 6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £34000 Location: Manchester

    Based in Greater Manchester my client is a leading sustainable materials company. They are real innovators in their industry and have experienced significant growth for several years. Owing to this expansion, they are currently seeking a Maintenance Engineer. Working as part of a team, the role of Mechanical Engineer will form an integral part of the business helping to support the businesses 24/7 operation. The ideal candidate will have experience working as a multi-skilled maintenance engineer within a technical manufacturing market performing PPM, reactive maintenance and troubleshooting (ideally chemical, FMCG, pharmaceuticals, or recycling background). The job is split quite evenly between electrical and mechanical engineering requirements. Candidates should have the following skills; + Appropriate qualifications in electrical/ mechanical engineering + Previous industry experience as a Multiskilled engineer The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary, generous holidays, training paid for by the company and a friendly and supportive atmosphere. In addition, there are regular opportunities for career progression for those interested in advancement.

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  • Lead Materials and Coatings Engineer 6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £60000 Location: Oxford

    My client is a privately-held technology company with a global headquarters and state-of-the art ophthalmological research and manufacturing facility in Oxfordshire. Due to expansion they are looking to take on an experienced Materials and Coatings Engineer with a knowledge of elastomeric compounds. You will work closely with the FEA modelling team to deliver materials data that can simulate adjustable lens systems and the manufacturing and prototyping team to specify and debug assembly and coating processes in the lab. This role will not suite an office-based applicant and the company are keen to see people who have a hands-on approach and lead by example. You will have; + MSc or PhD in Chemistry or equivalent or Materials Science. + At least 3 years’ experience in the field (including time spent in a research degree) + Experience adept with Matlab, LabView and Office Suite. Salaries are expected to be up to £60,000 dependant on experience.

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  • E&I Engineer 5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £47000 Location: HOLYWELL

    Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer – Permanent Shift Position – North Wales – Chemical Co. Main Purpose of the Role: Maintenance of Electrical and Instrument Plant systems and equipment including: electrical systems/ equipment; safety trip/ interlocks electronic; electrical and pneumatic instrumentation systems and safety trip/ interlocks. Role Responsibilities: + To carry out activities associated with the Functional Safety lifecycle of Safety Instrumented Systems as defined by BS EN 61511. + To carry out installation work, inspection, detailed and close/visual of Hazardous Area equipment in both Gas and Dust Zones, as defined in BS EN 60079, to have COMPEX Modules 1 to 4 and 5 and 6. + To carry out testing and remedial work on Combustion Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) to BS EN 14181 and measurement of particulates to BS EN 13284 as defined by QAL 3 for MCerts. + To carry out testing and remedial work on Waste Water instrumentation to MCerts for discharge to Water. + To carry out safety checks on electrical systems and calibration work on instrumentation systems for legislative regulations in accordance with procedures laid down to ensure compliance with WIL’s COMAH, PPC, ISO 9002/14001 accreditation. + To carry out work including fault diagnosis, on-line and off-line, of hardware, software and editing of DCS systems including HMI’s. + To work on HV systems and protection/control methods i.e. OCB’s, ACB’s and Power factor correction units. + To issue Permits to Work for areas under Central Engineering Department control e.g. boiler houses and compressor houses. + To isolate electrical equipment and issue safety documentation. + Carry out all work with due regard to Health, Safety and the Environment, especially with respect to Risk Assessments and Work Authorisation Procedures. + To form and fabricate components and parts, using machine and hand tools, working from graphical, written or verbal directions. + Use best practices, basic data, tables, handbooks and technical references as required. + Maintain a working understanding of all process equipment, systems and utilities, undertaking training where necessary in order to perform maintenance effectively. + Analyse malfunctioning systems and/or equipment and recommend/carry out corrective action under supervisor of Workshop Supervisor, Electrical and Instrumentation. + Work in co-operation with other Engineering and Production personnel, on or off site as directed. + Maintain high level of cleanliness and tidiness in all places of work. Required Qualifications and Experience: + Indentured apprenticeship together with City & Guilds/ONC/HNC in electrical or instrument engineering and certified experience in the maintenance and calibration of instrumented systems. Or… + Indentured apprenticeship together with City & Guilds/ONC/HNC in instrument and control engineering and current qualifications in the IEE Requirements for electrical installations 16th edition. &… + At least 5 years post-apprenticeship experience in the chemical, petrochemical or process industries. The salary for this role is £40,000 per annum (+ £7,000 shift allowance). The shift pattern is two days on – two nights on – four days and nights off – cycle repeats seven times – followed by eighteen days holiday.

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  • EC&I Planner 5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £40000 Location: HOLYWELL

    Electrical Control & Instrument Planner – Chemical co. – Mostyn, Wales – up to £40,000 per annum MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To provide support to the existing planning and supervisory functions, with an emphasis and background from an EC&I Perspective, including COMAH, DSEAR (ATEX), Functional Safety and asset management. Supporting the maintenance functions by providing discipline expertise, suitable resource planning and statutory compliance inspection scheduling. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: + Ensuring the company is compliant with legislation, standards and best practice. This includes but is not limited to Explosive Atmospheres, Functional Safety Systems, and Power Systems. + Support the overall ECI strategy for the department to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and customer requirements. + Ensure adherence to company standards and policies for EC&I function, including auditing to ensure compliance. + Management of asset databases (both CMMS and web based) to reflect the true state of the Mostyn Site. + Management of hazardous area inspections to meet company standards and current legislation. Leading to: Development of efficient asset inspection routes for: + Hazardous Area Inspections, to include assessment of reports and submission of remedial works orders with risk based completion period. + Functional Safety proof testing routes. Inspection and maintenance of Power Systems assets including emergency lighting, UPS, fixed installation, earthing and lightning protection, PA Testing and supply side conditioning. + Independent High-Level protection systems. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: + Minimum of ONC qualification and vocational training in planning. + A Minimum of 3 years’ planning experience and ideally formal qualifications in Explosive Atmospheres related to EC&I Systems under IEC 61511 and DSEAR. + Experience and knowledge of the management of asset management systems and CMMS. + A minimum of 3 years EC&I Engineering experience in an Upper Tier COMAH Environment. + Capital Project experience preferable, but not essential. Experience in integrating complex projects from capital phase into maintenance phase including asset management, setting up routines and spares. + Ability to describe technical procedures to customers and other stakeholders of all levels of technical aptitude. The salary range for this role is £34,000 – £40,000 per annum, dependant on experience and qualifications.

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  • Technical Manager 5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £40000 Location: DAVENTRY

    Technical Manager -Horticulture- Home Based- Circa £40k My client of one of the leading developers and suppliers of fertilizers, plant protection products and growing media in the UK and Europe. With their main offices based in Dumfriesshire, they are looking to take on an experienced Technical Manager, who will be home based. Reporting to the operational manager you will be technically responsible for managing and developing all aspects of the businesses growing media range, including the set-up of new products, technical specification and approval of raw materials. You will also be managing the quality complaints procedure and liaising with production to aid quality standards. This role is both Office and field based, with the expectation you will spend at least two days a week at the Dumfriesshire branch, one day a month at the Ipswich branch. The remaining time will be dedicated to building/ maintaining relationships with growers, distributors and manufacturing, purchasing and quality personnel. You will be- MSc/ PhD Qualified in Relevant Sciences, (Chemistry, Biology, Horticultural , Plant sciences, Agronomy, Agriculture etc.). A Knowledge and understanding of Horticultural Ornamental and Specialty Agriculture market is essential Must be capable of working autonomously as well as part of a team BASIS and FACTS registered, would be an advantage but can be trained Must hold a Driving License (car provided) Great Salary Circa £40,000 (there is limited flexibility on this depending on experience) Great benefits – Company car package included

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  • QA GLP Advisor 5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £35000 Location: RUSHDEN

    Permanent QA Advisor, Pharmaceuticals, Northamptonshire, £35k My client is one of the market leaders in early drug development for the Pharma, Bio-Pharm, agrochemical and animal sciences sector. They are looking for an energetic, driven, GLP Advisor to join their QA team at their state of the art facility. You will be responsible for monitoring cutting edge R&D studies, auditing reports, plans and ensuring compliance with in GLP standards. You will need - Experience of working as a QA with in a GLP company Strong organisational skills and the ability to work independently £22-£35k (depending on experience) Company offer long term training and development with in a state of the art facility If you feel you have the right level of skill and attitude contact Nathan Steels today on 0161 923 8172

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  • Site Chemist 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £25000 Location: LIVERPOOL

    Site Chemist- Waste Industry - Merseyside– Permanent- £25k Based in Merseyside, my client is one of the UKs largest environmental companies. Following a recent facility up grade, they are looking to take on an experienced Site Chemist to join their hazardous waste section You will be responsible for managing the incoming flammable, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, on site and preparing this for further treatment or transfer. You will also be required to provide technical assistance, whilst working to the regs of a COMAH site. You must have experience of working with the waste industry Great salary £23,000 to £25,000 (dependant on experience) Excellent benefits 40hrs per week working on a 3 week shift rotation (6-3, 8-5 & 11-8) If you have the right attitude and mix of skills contact Nathan Steels today

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  • Quality Manager 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £45000 Location: NEWCASTLE

    Quality Manager- Alloys- Staffordshire- up to £45k- permanent Based in Staffordshire my client is a growing multi-national, company with offices in the US, UK and Singapore and providing Alloys for the Aerospace and automotive sector. Due to continued growth, they are looking for a driven and enthusiastic Quality Manager to join their UK based site with the vision to help drive the business forward. Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for working within the business to ensure the company complies with quality management standards, developing and maintaining current systems (ISO 9001:2015 & AS9100) and leading by example in driving the business towards achieving API Q1, specifically in the areas of change and risk management. You will have- A minimum of a BSc in a Quality management, Sciences or Engineering background Experience of working as a Quality Manager Must be experienced in change and Risk Management Fantastic salary £40-£45k (dependant on experience) Great Benefits and a bonus based on company and personal targets.

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  • HSEQ Co-ordinator 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £35000 Location: NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

    SHEQ Co-ordinator, North East, permanent, £35k My client is a global technology group operating in more than 120 countries with over 2,800 employees. Due to recent growth in their North-East offices, they are looking for a SHEQ Co-ordinator experienced in delivering Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental standards in order to help grow and support services to the oil, gas and other engineering industries. The ideal candidate will have- • 2-5 years of relevant SHEQ experience • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline • Valid NEBOSH Certificate • experience of auditing to 9001, 14001 and 18001 We Offer • Competitive salary and benefits package up to £35k (dependant on experience) • Excellent Training & Development opportunities •Great Benefits If you have the right level of skill and experience then forward your CV to Nathan.steels@northpointrecruitment.com , ring 0161 236 8200 and ask for Nathan

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  • Chemist 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £27000 Location: RUSHDEN

    Chemist-pharmaceutical/agrochemical - Northamptonshire- Competitive salary Based in Northamptonshire my client is one of the market leaders of specialist drug development services. Due to sustained growth, they are to take on an enthusiastic and driven Chemists with experience on small scale organic synthesis. As part of the team you will responsible for the synthesis, purification and isolation of a wide range of labelled pharmaceutical development products including the isolation and analysis of chiral compounds. You will be using (but not limited too) preparative HPLC, flash chromatography and crystallisation. You will have- BSc in Chemistry with relevant experience in small scale organic synthesis. Competitive salary (dependant on experience) Great Benefits Modern Facilities Training and personal development If you have the right level of skill, drive and experience then forward your CV to Nathan.steels@northpointrecruitment.com and call 0161 923 8172 and ask for Nathan

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