Food

  • Senior Research Scientist - IPSC 1/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Leiden

    My client is a leading start-up company who are at the forefront of cell line technology, whereby their approach for creating ‘cell-based’ meat allows them to turn induced pluripotent stem cells (IPSCs) into muscle and fat cells, creating 100% real, delicious, guilt free meat. They are a young and fast-growing company and are entering their next wave of growth. They are currently hiring for a number of exceptional and passionate experts with expertise in cell culture and in particular stem cell work to help with their current expansion and to be a part of something special. Their culture encourages everybody on the team to actively shape their position and they provide ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. Specific Skills/Experience Required: + Master or PhD, Cell Biology, Biotechnology, Bioengineering or related field. + Substantial experience developing, growing, maintaining and differentiating iPS cells is an absolute must. + Molecular and cellular techniques such as cloning, PCR, RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry and western blot. + 3D tissue engineering, culture media development and/or scaffold development are a plus. My Client offers: - A competitive salary - Participation in our employee stock option plan - A dynamic work environment in a new exciting field using cutting edge technologies, working with the leaders in the field - A caring culture with strong emphasis on team performance and personal development For more information on this role please contact Robert Frame on 0161 923 8189 or via email on robert.frame@wearenorthpoint.co.uk

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  • Senior Stem Cell Scientist 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £1 Location: Bristol

    My clients goal is to create real meat without harming our health, planet and animals. Their solution consists of using state-of-the-art cell culture techniques to produce delicious meat. As they drive forward to achieve their current mission of addressing some of the biggest global challenges, they are actively looking for passionate people to join as part of their founding team! My client is looking for a senior stem cell scientist, who is excited by the challenges of creating cell-based meat! As a senior scientist you will lead the cell culture development team to create robust, scalable and low-cost protocols. You will manage the lab including writing standard operating procedures and protocols. You will work to create novel formulations of cell culture media to significantly reduce its cost. You have: A PhD in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related fields Experience with pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs preferable) The ability to work independently in experiment design, execution and optimization A track record in working on complex and multidisciplinary projects Have the ability to have fun and inspire team members to enjoy work, be action-oriented and stretch their imagination. For more information on this position please contact Robert Frame on 0161 923 8189 or robert.frame@wearenorthpoint.co.uk

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  • Food Scientist 6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £60000 Location: Spalding

    Based in Lincolnshire, my client is a leading global supplier and manufacturer of private label and prepared foods. Due to expansion they are currently looking for an experienced and driven Food Scientist. This role will be to support the company’s manufacturing sites in their evaluation and subsequent management of, food safety legal risk as a result of microbiological / analytical testing. You will be responsible for supporting the company microbiologist in leading the application of food testing across the business, delivering cost benefit, Championing raw material risk assessment processes to prevent introduction of food safety risks; whilst, supporting new product development. Candidates should have the following skills; + A BSc or equivalent in food sciences, microbiology, chemistry or another relevant subject. + Experience in food manufacturing + People management experience Salaries for the role are expected to be in the 55-60k range dependent on experience.

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  • Chief Executive 6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £85000 Location: Wythenshawe

    My client is an established Food Science company, based in the North West, that specialise in the development, manufacturing and commercialisation of standardised oral food challenges, to help diagnose food allergies. An exciting opportunity for an experienced CEO has become available. This position will be responsible for the management of all company activities including R&D, production, sales and marketing. You will be working very closely with company board of directors and stakeholders and will be expected to oversee the day to day running of the company and GMP facility. Candidates ideally should have the following skills; + BSc or higher in bio-chemistry, bio-medical, food or pharmaceutical sciences + Solid experience of general management within the private sector, and with a proven track record in successfully growing early stage technology-based businesses. + Be able to grasp complex and highly technical information in order to support key business decisions within a regulatory arena that spans pharmaceuticals and foods Salaries are up to around £85k for the right candidate.

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  • Team Leader – Ingredients Research 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £35000 Location: GLOUCESTERSHIRE

    The Client My client provides scientific, technical, and legislative support to the food, drinks and allied industries worldwide. The practical application of technical excellence lies at the heart of all that they do and is supported by their industry-leading facilities, expertise and knowledge. From analysis and testing and operational support to knowledge management, all their activities are built on an extensive programme of research and innovation steered by industry to ensure maximum commercial relevance. My client now seeks someone to take on the mantle of Ingredients Research Team Leader within the Production and Processing Research (PPR) Department. The Role Acting as the Ingredients Research Team Leader, you will be required to oversee, plan, resource and execute a range of applied trials relating to ingredients research. This will involve securing and management of work through internal facilities and personnel line management as well as coordinating workflow with external contractors and collaborators. Duties will include (with a rough % of time spent on each duty): • Working with clients and colleagues to identify new project opportunities (5%) • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with clients and current and potential collaborators (5%) • Preparing project proposals, identifying funding opportunities and securing funding (15%) • Managing quality and pace of execution of projects (40%) • Promoting the services of the department externally (5%) • Identifying opportunities for business growth (15%) • Developing own technical expertise appropriate to role (15%) The Candidate • Degree or equivalent in relevant subject • Time management and financial awareness • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Project and resource management • Technical knowledge of relevant food industries • Broad knowledge of ingredients functionalities • Expertise in chocolate technology desirable • Comfortable in a client facing consultancy role • Self-starter keen to make an impact and shape the role in consultation with the Head of Department. Salary is negotiable on experience ---- This is an opportunity to join a Global Leader in the world of Food Safety and Quality, and work with a dynamic and growing team of food industry experts. For more information and a confidential discussion, please contact Kieran Whittaker on the below: - Tel: 0161 923 8174 Email: Kieran.Whittaker@wearenorthpoint.com

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