Closed CLOSING DATE: 29/02/2016

Collagen Solutions

Quality Management Student

0 Application(s) to date

Undergraduate Degree

Closing Date:
Science and environment
£8.25 per hour
12 weeks
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Placement summary

Collagen Solutions is a global provider of medical grade collagen formulations and components for use in regenerative medicine, medical devices and in-vitro diagnostics. This 12 week project will contribute to the evolution of the company’s Quality Management System. Working with the Quality Manager, the successful candidate will contribute to the continuous improvement of a critical component of the business, thereby ensuring that the materials we manufacture are of the highest quality. The role will also assist in preparing our systems and processes for new opportunities in the collagen medical device market.

Job description

Project Description

The successful candidate will be engaging with colleagues in operations, Research & Development, and commercial functions, to ensure that the quality system can service the needs of the wider and future business. Responsibilities will include identifying opportunities for improvement within existing processes, drafting and reviewing quality system documentation, and establishing these within an electronic document management system.


This placement is part of The Scottish Life Sciences Internship Programme. The programme is only open to students in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year, who are studying an undergraduate Life Science Degree in Scotland. Candidates will be reviewed by their CV only, and can apply for a maximum of three placements. For more information please visit: Programme Overview

Skills / Experience

Essential Skills

  • Experience in Life Sciences BioChemistry / Chemistry / General Bioscience knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Good level of IT literacy
  • Experience with Scientific writing


Company benefits

Experience within an amazing team, with exposure to internal R&D, Commercial, and Operations organisations.

Placement benefits

For future career development within a business organisation, the student will glimpse into the undertakings of commercial business and provide quality functional support. To understand the role of Quality Systems within a Life Science Company, the student may also gain experience in pipeline management of production, and how operations and Quality work together. This placement is intended to provide a Life Science student with experience in a commercial GMP setting.

Additional information

Nova Business Park, Glasgow

TBC - April 2016


Company information

Collagen Solutions' unique offering extends beyond material supply and contract services as our highly skilled staff support customers through various stages of development and regulatory approval, establishing long-term commercial relationships. We have Global Reach with 3 sites worldwide (US, UK, NZ). The combined role is technical, business development and operational Exposure to Internal R&D, Commercial and Operations organisations Collagen Solutions is Global Provider of Medical Grade Collagen for use in medical devices, regenerative medicine/ cell therapy and diagnostics/R&D. Find out more: http://www.collagensolutions.com/

Life Sciences

Company website: www.collagensolutions.com