Scientific -

Overview

At Kinetica we understand the search for a scientific job can be a long and difficult journey. We aim to simplify the process by offering you a first rate professional service to ensure your next career move is exactly right for you.

Science Jobs & Scientific Sales

Whether you are looking for a scientific job with a small, independent UK supplier or an international blue-chip organisation, we are ideally placed to match you to your perfect job role. 

We have developed exceptional relationships with Scientific companies of all sizes.

We handle recruitment across a broad range of disciplines, including scientific sales jobs (e.g. biotechnology), marketing, technical support, service and laboratory-based jobs. 

Our dedicated Recruitment Consultants have a wealth of experience throughout the scientific industry. They operate with absolute discretion and our service is completely free of charge to candidates.

Below are our 5 latest Scientific roles

Analytical Development Team Leader - Excellent Negotiable Salary

We have an exciting opportunity to join a leading Pharmaceutical Company as an Analytical Development Team Leader. The main function of...

Job Reference: 8594-AR
Location: West Yorkshire, Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Wakefield, Shipley, Pontefract, Halifax

Contract type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent

Global Active Ingredient Manager - Circa £60k pa + Car Allowance

We have an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding Chemical Company in the West Midlands, as a Global Active...

Job Reference: 8589-CC
Location: West Midlands, Birmingham, Staffordshire, Coventry, Solihull, Dudley, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Wolverhampton, West Bromwich

Contract type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent

Global Quality Manager - Circa £60k pa + Car Allowance

We have an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding Chemical Company as Global Quality Manager. The purpose of the role...

Job Reference: 8588-CC
Location: West Midlands, Birmingham, Staffordshire, Coventry, Solihull, Dudley, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Wolverhampton, West Bromwich

Contract type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent

Product Safety Manager - Excellent Salary + Benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for a Product Safety Manager to join the Product Safety team of a leading Global...

Job Reference: 8536-CC
Location: Yorkshire, Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Hull, York, Doncaster, Harrogate, Huddersfield, Selby, Humberside

Contract type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent

Continuous Improvement Engineer - £38k pa

We are looking for a CI Engineer to work with the onsite development team at one of the most efficient...

Job Reference: 8524-CC
Location: East Anglia, Cambridge, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk

Contract type: Full Time
Duration: Contract

With over a decade of experience in placing candidates in roles across the Scientific market, Kinetica are perfectly placed to help you find your new science job. Whether you are a recent graduate or an executive candidate with years of work experience under your belt, we are confident that we are the company to help you find your perfect role.

Should you be unsure of the career path you wish to take, simply pick up the phone and call 01132 61 71 81 to speak with one of our expert Consultants, who can help you take your first steps towards the perfect career.

If you’re a company looking to recruit new staff, then let Kinetica do the hard work for you. Take a look at our testimonials page to see comments from satisfied clients and candidates.

Why use Kinetica to help me find science jobs

If you have graduated with a degree in the sciences and are looking to develop a career in a field you are passionate about, it can be hard to get started without the right support. Perhaps you’re already working in a scientific job but want to go further? Getting in touch with a specialist recruitment agency with the industry connections needed to help you succeed may be the most important decision you will ever make.

Kinetica are here to help. With over ten year’s experience, we have helped numerous candidates get the jobs they want in the scientific and medical/healthcare markets. Our consultants come from a scientific or medical background, enabling them to understand the needs of their clients and candidates. We recruit not just for roles in the UK, but also for Europe and further afield. If you’re looking to work abroad, our connections might enable you to do just that.

There are a wide range of vacancies in locations across the UK and Europe on their website, ranging from scientist roles to clinical research positions. There are also support roles in the scientific and medical industries available, including sales and marketing positions. Kinetica’s consultants work on your behalf, helping to get you the best possible salary package and any other benefits required.

What is a science job?

The sciences are an exciting area for candidates, offering great career prospects and the chance to make an impact on our daily lives. New technologies, manufacturing methods and research make a scientific career a great path to choose.

Science jobs are scientific roles within organisations in the commercial and public sectors such as pharmaceutical companies, consumer product manufacturers and government departments. Jobs can range from entry-level positions such as a Laboratory Assistant to board level positions such as Chief Scientist. Salaries vary from position to position and will depend on the experience and qualifications of the candidate.

Responsibilities for science jobs vary according to the role. While many are hands-on positions, requiring a certain amount of involvement in the laboratory or in the field, non science skills such as admin duties are often part of the job. Scientists and technicians may find themselves inputting results onto a database or creating reports for a senior staff member. There may also be meetings and presentations with clients and department representatives. Senior positions may involve business and management skills. They might be responsible for managing a team of technicians or a product development team. Science jobs differ from other types of jobs, however, since there is an emphasis on applying scientific knowledge and skills to the role.

What degree do I need to find a scientific job?

Scientific careers can be incredibly rewarding, with a wide variety of roles on offer for suitable candidates. A range of companies, some of them household names such as Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Kraft Foods, employ tens of thousands (if not more) in roles across their organisations, including research and development, manufacturing and commercial functions such as product information and marketing. The public and charitable sectors have a range of roles for graduates.

The degree needed for scientific jobs varies from position to position. Some roles require a specific scientific degree e.g. biochemistry for immunologist jobs, while others might accept a wide variety of science degrees from different disciplines. Graduate and NHS schemes will also have their own specific requirements; candidates should check them carefully. Bear in mind that some careers are directly related to the degree e.g. pharmacologist and soil scientist for biology degrees, analytical chemist and forensic scientist for chemistry degrees and medical physicist for a physics degree.

The skills and knowledge gained from the degree are what the employer is looking for. Some scientific careers can also be started with a nursing degree, too. Work experience is also invaluable for graduates looking for a scientific job – especially if it from a specific field they wish to enter.

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