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Health & Life Sciences

CBSbutler's Life Sciences team employs specialist consultants with a real passion for the industry, working with a broad spectrum of companies ranging from early stage research ventures through to huge global multinationals.

CBSbutler has a proven track record in working with some of the world's most respected R&D and Manufacturing organisations - consistently delivering the best talent either on a permanent or contract basis.

Our Life Sciences team have been successfully recruiting staff for scientific and engineering jobs across across Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Devices and NHS sectors for decades. 

Moreover, we are ideally placed to understand the recruitment needs across all functions and disciplines, including Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Clinical Research, Product Development, Engineering & Automation, Production, Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, R&D, Health Informatics and Clinical Coding.

Importantly we can attest to having a truly international footprint, providing a distinct advantage when harnessing foreign talent pools either for cost savings or to secure scarce skills. 

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Quality Engineer > Favourite this £35000 - £45000 per annum South East England

Quality Inspector / Technician

A market leading technology company operating in highly regulated markets are seeking an experienced Quality Inspector to join their rapidly growing team

The Quality Inspector will be responsible for carrying out goods inward inspection of supplied parts

The role includes the measurement of internally manufactured parts and verification of externally received product to support the creation and verification of First Article Inspection Reports

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Support the Manufacturing team to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the product specification and quality management system.

  • Monitor and report process stability and capability by analysing production data.

  • Analyse non-conformances and implement required corrective and preventative actions using the relevant quality tools

  • Promote a Quality culture via training and visual management tools

  • Develop process audit scheme's site wide to drive adherence to Quality Processes

  • Support KPI reporting for Quality and across the business

  • Support development of metrology equipment and measuring techniques as required to support QC Laboratory efficiency

  • Possess a track record of achievement within the realms of Quality Engineering

  • Ideally degree qualified or HNC level with additional experience in an engineering or manufacturing discipline

  • Fully conversant with engineering and quality principles (including but not limited to SPC, Gauge R&R, DoE, sampling plans)

  • Familiar with a range of measuring and inspection equipment and can interpret engineering drawings and specifications

Highly desirable skills:

  • An understanding of ISO9001 and TS16949

  • Strong statistical knowledge with advanced use of statistical software such as Minitab, Statgraphics and SAS

Please apply now

Quality Inspector / Technician > Favourite this £20000 - £25000 per annum West Sussex

Quality Inspector / Technician

A market leading technology company operating in highly regulated markets are seeking an experienced Quality Inspector / Technician to join their rapidly growing team

The Quality Technician will be responsible for carrying out goods inward inspection of supplied parts

The role includes the measurement of internally manufactured parts and verification of externally received product to support the creation and verification of First Article Inspection Reports

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Ideally HND Mechanical Engineering or similar

  • Experience using CMM's ( PC-DMIS desirable )

  • Experience of working in a Quality / Engineering environment

  • Working experience of reading and understanding detailed mechanical drawings ( ideally including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing - GD&T )

  • Extensive experience of metrology

  • Computer Literate with use of Microsoft Word , Excel and use of MRP or ERP systems would be an advantage

  • Analytical mindset with excellent attention to detail

Highly desirable skills:

  • An understanding of ISO9001

  • Knowledge of root cause analysis techniques , such as 8D , Ishikawa

  • Knowledge of ISO 17025 accredited laboratory

Supplier Quality Assurance Enginee... > Favourite this £36000 - £40000 per annum + Up to 16% pension contribution Crawley, West Sussex

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

A leading engineering company within the medical devices industry are looking for a SQA Engineer that can offer quality engineering support in order to optimize supplier quality within the supply chain.

You will be involved in all stages of the product lifecycle, using customer, factory and supplier feedback to improve supplier quality. This is achieved through supplier selection and supplier performance management. In addition you will continually aim to establish and implement activities which support the movement to a supplier quality regime which reduces the need for upstream inspection and testing activities.

Experience required;

+ A strong electro-mechanical engineering and manufacturing background is essential

+ HNC, HND or degree in an engineering discipline or equivilant industry experience

+ ISO9001 or preferably ISO13485 Lead Auditor qualified or equivalent auditing experience

+ Excellent written communication skills - including report writing, CAPA investigations and quality plans

If joining a leading engineering company is the best place for you to take your career in a truly exciting direction then apply now for more information!

Business Development Manager > Favourite this Up to £45000 per annum + bonus, car, pension, medical England

Business Development Manager - Engineering Contract Sales.

Medical, Laboratory, Decontamination/Sterilisation, Clinical sales.

A new sales role as a Business Development Manager has become available within a leading international manufacturer and supplier of medical equipment, and the subsequent equipment maintenance and repair engineering services.

As part of the Service Engineering Contracts Sales team, your role as a Business Development Manager / Sales Manager will involve tendering for and securing new equipment maintenance contracts (also known as service contracts) with new customers and upgrading or renewing contracts with existing customers. This sales position will therefore involve working closely with the Service Engineering department, reporting directly into the Service Engineering Director.

Target customers will include the NHS, private healthcare companies and private hospitals, laboratories, research sites, pharmaceutical companies etc. and so knowledge of selling into these customers (particularly in dealing with NHS procurement and supply chain) will be beneficial.

What is on offer?

  • Up to £45,000/year

  • Company car

  • Commission

  • Personal Pension Scheme, (6% Employer Min 3% employee)

  • Private Healthcare

  • Life Assurance

  • Childcare Vouchers

What experience is required to be eligible to apply?

  • Sales experience within a medical, laboratory or clinical field (essential)

  • Technical engineering background would be beneficial (beneficial not essential)

  • Experience of working with customers within the Medical, Laboratory or Decontamination/Sterilisation field (beneficial not essential)

  • Ability to travel within the UK and abroad when required (essential)

  • Eligibility to work in the UK (essential)

  • Valid UK drivers licence (essential)

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Territory Sales Manager > Favourite this £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car or car allowance England

A Territory Sales Manager is required by our client who focus on selling highly specialised instruments used within a cleanroom environment in industries such as Pharmaceutical, Aerospace and Hospital environments. They supply a range of particle counters, microbial samplers, real time monitors and ionisation equipment.

They now require a Territory Sales Manager to specialise in instrument sales within the sterile technology and microbiology industry, with the main task and focus to increase sales and market share of their cleanroom products.

Responsibility of Territory Sales manager

+ Territory planning - develop a go-to market strategy that includes target account, forecasts and sales strategy

+ Qualify potential opportunities early in the sales cycle and manage the pipeline

+ Provide realistic sales forecasts to management and communicate any significant changes of developments

+ Execute complete selling process from opportunity creation/identification through to contract closing

+ Communicate with various levels within the company from engineers to directors, feedback sales figures and forecasts and advice sales support staff for customer quotations

Experience of Territory Manager

+ Scientific degree or equivalent in experience within the bio-sciences

+ Substantial experience with a proven track record within sales or related to laboratory instruments, capital equipment, cleanrooms or pharmaceutical

+ Ability to travel throughout the UK and overseas

+ Effective communicator both written and spoken

+ Highly self-motivated with good organisational skills

+ Work with speed, passion and a "can do attitude"

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