Laboratory Manager (Microbiology)

b3 jobs
West Wales
£30,000 - £38,000
17 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Laboratory Manager (Microbiology)

Job ref: 62221 | £30,000 - £38,000 | West Wales

The company

For many years, the business has combined a love of making products with a passion for quality and customer satisfaction. Established for over 50 years, products are supplied to the major UK retailers nationwide.

The job

This is an interim Laboratory Manager role, where the purpose of your role will be to manage the set up a brand-new microbiological laboratory, from designing the layout through to operation.

You will ensure laboratory quality standards meet safety and legal requirements, carry out staff training and induction, define working procedures and processes, ensure all required testing equipment is present, working and calibrated, ensure the laboratory is capable to carry out all required functions including testing of raw materials and finished products, carry out laboratory system audits, liaise with all external contractors/suppliers as required and regularly document and report on progress, non-conformances and issues to the senior management team.

Your experience

You will preferably be a degree holder in a microbiology, food or similar scientific discipline plus have a strong track record of working in a food microbiology/laboratory environment, most ideally within chilled, high-risk products. You will have a high level of accuracy and numeracy, be self-motivated and well organised plus have the ability to interpret and evaluate results. Previous supervisory or team leading experience would be preferred.

More details

The Laboratory Manager job is based in the West Wales region and is paying a £30,000 - £38,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

This is an interim contract with a duration of 6-12 months.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Laboratory Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Tom Shaw, quoting job reference 62221.

What happens next

After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

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