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R&D Scientist (Enzyme Discovery & Development)

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Salary: Competitive salary (dependent on experience) plus bonus and substantial benefits
Location: Nantgarw, Cardiff
Hours: 09:00 to 17:00 Mon-Fri

We are seeking a highly motivated and driven R&D Scientist to join our talented Technical Team. This challenging role offers a unique opportunity to be an expert in developing our technical capabilities to include bioinformatics, molecular cloning, metagenomics, enzyme discovery and fermentation process optimisation.

Biocatalysts is a customised enzyme discovery, development and manufacturing company based in the UK, with a subsidiary in Illinois, USA. We work with our customers, many of which are the top blue-chip food companies, to provide unique enzyme solutions that will help them solve process problems, valorise waste, facilitate a biochemical reaction and deliver competitive advantage through innovation.

You will have either a Masters or PhD in microbiology, biochemistry, biochemical engineering or a similar discipline together with extensive practical (laboratory) experience in the following subjects: DNA/protein sequence analysis and manipulation using bioinformatics, molecular cloning, microbiology, and microbial strain development. You will also have a keen interest and experience writing program code for practical applications. Experience in design and completion of microbial fermentations would be advantageous.

You will have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills; alongside the capacity to analyse situations, diagnose problems and produce logical, practical and cost-effective solutions. You will have a questioning approach to your work, the ability to work flexibly, independently and collaboratively within a small team. The ability to lead a small team would be a distinct advantage in this role.

 

To apply, download our recruitment pack and either submit your Curriculum Vitae using the below button or email it to us. Please send to:
Biocatalysts Ltd, Cefn Coed, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QQ
Email: recruitment@biocats.com
Contact: Pauline Denner

Closing date: 09:00 hrs Wednesday, 12 December 2018

 

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Process Technician

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Salary: £18,500 – £20,000 plus shift allowance, bonus and substantial benefits
Location: Nantgarw, Cardiff
Hours: Working 4 x 11 hr shifts
Start time: 6:00 am Finish time: 5:00 pm

Biocatalysts is a customised enzyme discovery, development and manufacturing company based in the UK, with a subsidiary in Illinois, USA. We work with our customers, many of which are the top blue chip food companies, to provide unique enzyme solutions that will help them solve process problems, valorise waste, facilitate a biochemical reaction or deliver competitive advantage through using a unique product.

Due to our on-going commitment to expanding our product portfolio which is central to accelerating our growth, we have created a new opportunity for a Process Technician to become part of our highly motivated Operations Team.

5 GCSEs A-C grade including English and Maths or equivalent or NVQ (L3) in Process Operations or Cert. in Process Technology (L3) is essential along with experience in operating and maintenance of manufacturing. Ideally, you will have basic engineering/scientific or chemical process skills.

If you are someone who is customer focused and has a willingness to learn and develop into this role, is flexible, analytical, proactive, ‘hands-on’, motivated by working as part of a team and delivering challenging targets on time and to the highest quality, please send your CV through today.

To apply, download our recruitment pack and either submit your Curriculum Vitae using the below button or email it to us. Please send to:
Biocatalysts Ltd, Cefn Coed, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QQ
Email: recruitment@biocats.com
Contact: Pauline Denner

Closing date: 09:00 hrs Monday, 19 November 2018

 

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Maintenance Engineer

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Salary: Competitive salary (dependent on experience) plus bonus and substantial benefits
Location: Nantgarw, Cardiff
Hours: 09:00 to 17:00 Mon-Fri

Biocatalysts is a customised enzyme discovery, development and manufacturing company based in the UK, with a subsidiary in Illinois, USA. We work with our customers, many of which are the top blue chip food companies, to provide unique enzyme solutions that will help them solve process problems, valorise waste, facilitate a biochemical reaction or deliver competitive advantage through using a unique product.

Due to our on-going commitment to expanding our product portfolio which is central to accelerating our growth, we have an opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer who will have an integral role within our highly motivated Operations team.

As part of our factory extension project to increase our manufacturing capabilities, you will play a key role in supporting the fit-out of plant equipment. You will have strong experience of working in a manufacturing/technical facility including pressure vessels, compressed air, cooling and waste water management.

In your role, you will be responsible for supporting planned preventative maintenance of the plant to include all operating systems and have experience with manufacturing and ideally, automation equipment and overall equipment efficiency.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be flexible, practical, ‘hands-on’ focused on quality, safety, reliability and performance of the business.

HNC level or above in mechanical/electrical/chemical engineering or equivalent is essential.

If you are someone who is looking for an opportunity to work on this challenging and exciting project to help create a world class manufacturing facility, we would love to hear from you.

 

To apply, download our recruitment pack and either submit your Curriculum Vitae using the below button or email it to us. Please send to:
Biocatalysts Ltd, Cefn Coed, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QQ
Email: recruitment@biocats.com
Contact: Pauline Denner

Closing Date: 09:00 hrs Wednesday, 12 December 2018

 

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Sales Order Processor/Export Administrator

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Starting salary: £22,500 plus bonus and substantial benefits
Location: Cardiff, UK
Hours: 9:00 – 17:00 Mon – Fri

Biocatalysts is a customised enzyme discovery, development and manufacturing company based in the UK, with a subsidiary in Illinois, USA. We work with our customers, many of which are the top blue chip food companies, to provide unique enzyme solutions that will help them solve process problems, valorise waste, facilitate a biochemical reaction or deliver competitive advantage through using a unique product.

We have an opportunity for a Sales Order Processor/Export Administrator who will have an integral role within our Customer Service team.

You will be processing our customers’ sales orders accurately using our Sage 200 system so being meticulous with attentive to detail is essential to becoming successful in this role. You will prepare export documentation (Defra, EUR1, Certificate of Origin) from point of order, manage stock for our USA subsidiary and liaise with our freight forwarders to ensure customer orders arrive on time all around the world.

You must possess excellent administrative skills along with the ability to multi-task without getting flustered, plan and organise your work in a systematically and methodically. You will not be afraid to pick up the phone and talk to our customers and demonstrate a natural ability to communicate and develop strong relationships with our global customers in a helpful and enthusiastic way.

Using your initiative and can-do attitude, you will respond to incoming customer enquiries, be responsible for telephoning our existing customers for their sales forecast, handling customer complaints and driving these through to successful resolution that will exceed our customers’ expectations.

GCSEs including English and Maths above Grade C or equivalent along with experience in logistics is essential and having either a Customer Service or Business Administration qualification would be advantageous.

If you are someone who is looking for an opportunity to become a specialist within our Customer Service team, loves talking to customers and is motivated to succeed in this challenging role, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, download our recruitment pack and either submit your Curriculum Vitae using the below button or email it to us. Please send to:
Biocatalysts Ltd, Cefn Coed, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QQ
Email: recruitment@biocats.com
Contact: Pauline Denner

Closing date: 09:00 am Monday, 10 December 2018

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