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Colorifix Careers

Careers

In order to create real change in the industry, we recognise that we need to keep finding and adding new talent to our already exceptional team. Below is a list of our currently available jobs.

In addition, we are always looking for talented computational biologists, Python developers and data analysts to join us. Drop us a line to rebase@colorifix.com.

If there is not a match for your skills, we encourage you to check back later.

Coloration Technician

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Opportunity
We are looking for a Coloration Technician for our pilot dye house in Cambridge. The Technician will gain practical experience of operating a dye house and expertise in our unique biology-based dye technology— this includes both textile coloration and industrial fermentation. The successful candidate may also be offered training which could lead to professional qualifications in this field.

We are looking for someone who is driven to learn new things and explore a real career opportunity in sustainable textile coloration. The role holder will join a diverse, interdisciplinary team and work in a fast-paced environment that brings together biotechnology, fashion, sustainability, and more.

Responsibilities

  • Following and learning the operation (control of equipment and systems)
  • Material preparation for processing 
  • Cross train on all machines for maximum flexibility 
  • Follow all health and safety rules and regulations 
  • Monitor inventory of dyehouse materials 
  • Carry out machine operations following the production plan in a timely manner.
  • Maintain cleanliness and operation of all the machines in the production area 

Skills & Experience

  • Educated to A-Level
  • An interest in and awareness of environmental sustainability 
  • Good colour acuity/recognition
  • Interest in textiles would be an advantage but not a requirement

Who are you? 

  • You have an an open and friendly personality that works well in a team
  • You have strong communication and organisational skills 
  • You are self-motivated and have pride in your work 
  • You are able to jump into new situations and ways of working
  • You are curious and driven to learn new processes and skills
  • You are a strong problem solver and take initiative to improve processes 
  • You have good attention to detail

Apply

Please submit a CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@colorifix.com with the job title in the subject line. In your cover letter, please tell us why you’re interested in working with Colorifix and why you’d be a good fit for the role.

Apply by midnight on Thursday 23 September.  

Colorifix is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Quality Manager

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Role description:
We are currently looking for a Quality Manager to join our fast-growing team. The role will be based at our Cambridge Dye House & Offices site but will require frequent travel to our R&D laboratories in Norwich. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience with working in QM, with any experience in set up and its implementation being preferable.
The purpose of the role is to provide leadership for the development of an environment focused on quality, develop and oversee control systems, evaluate the efficiency of controls and strive to continuously improve them.
As the Quality Manager you will be familiar with using business process management methods to discover, model, analyse, measure, improve, optimise, and automate business processes as well as ensuring that the Company’s Quality Management System conforms to customer, supplier, internal, ISO, and regulatory/legal requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
● Provide clear leadership for the ongoing development of an environment focused on quality.
● Develop and implement a best practice quality management system across all areas of our organisation including R&D and manufacturing.
● Work proactively with all directors, managers and staff to maintain a programme of continual improvement within their areas of responsibility.
● Lead the teams to achieve quality targets for customers and business goals.
● Develop and implement a roadmap to achieve ISO 9001 certification.
● Use KPIs to improve efficiency, cost and customer experience using process improvement processes.
● Produce written reports and presentations.
● Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation.

Role Requirements
Our ideal candidate will have good knowledge of quality management systems within an R&D or biotech manufacturing environment. You will have a clear track record of change management and process improvement in previous roles.
To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Quality Manager we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:
● Relevant degree in a science subject will be advantageous to your application
● Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
● A strong team player who is adept at problem solving.
● Excellent change management and influencing skills.
● Effective time management and follow up skills.
● Deep understanding of ISO 9001.

Title: Quality Manager
Reports to: CTO
Location: Cambridge, UK
Remuneration: £40-50,000, depending on level of experience.

Apply: Please submit your CV and cover letter to recruitment@colorifix.com.

Colorifix is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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System Administrator

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We seek to hire a highly motivated SysAdmin to join our rapidly growing team. We had 5 employees at the start of last year, are now 35, and have a plan to double within the next two years. We have a lab in Norwich and are currently setting up a new site in Cambridge. We are looking for a person to bring IT expertise and establish/lead the IT Support for the growing team. An ideal candidate should be confident in implementing and managing IT infrastructure following the best practices; a jack of all trades, good at tasks from helping Joe to connect a printer to laying out a company guideline on IT security. Advantage will be given to candidates familiar with our stack or those who will convince us to change it. The successful hire will be given an option to work from home or from either of our Cambridge or Norwich sites. However, they will be asked to visit either site when required with one-day’s notice.
 
Responsibilities
  • Network administration
  • Security monitoring
  • Backup management
  • Hardware setup
  • Mobile device management
  • Help-desk
  • User training
  • Hardware purchase
Our stack is
  • MacOS/iOS for user devices + SimpleMDM for device management
  • Google services for mail, domains, OAuth
  • A Linux server hosting OwnCloud for file sharing + in-house software for data collection/analysis
  • Cisco Meraki for our networks
  • AWS for backups
  • Python as a preferred language
  • GitLab for source control and DevOps
Title: SysAdmin
Reports to: Head of Informatics
Location: Visits to Norwich Research Park and Cambridge North, with possibility of remote working
Apply: Submit your CV and cover letter to rebase@colorifix.com 
 
Colorifix is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  
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