Laboratory Manager

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    Contract Testing, Analytical Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    over 2 years ago

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We are currently recruiting a Senior Laboratory Manager for a large and growing contract testing company in Cambridgeshire.


The role:

As the Lab Manager you will have overall responsibility for both the Organics and Inorganics Laboratories. You will oversee the quality, H&S and all technical aspects in the laboratory and manage continuous improvement to further advance laboratory efficiencies.



  • Deliver on laboratory targets including performance, quality & compliance.
  • Have overall responsibility for all technical and operational processes in the laboratories.
  • Coordinate analytical method development and validation activities.
  • Manage recruitment, staff (including performance, training, appraisals and development) and the quality management system (QMS).
  • Resolve problems arising from the laboratory including performance, processes, quality and technical.



To be successful in this role:

  • Candidates will be degree qualified in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry (or similar subject) and have experience in managing an Analytical laboratory, ideally in an Organics and/ or Inorganics lab.
  • You will have experience in a range of analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC, GC-MS, ICP and ICP-MS and be an ‘expert’ user of at least 2 of these analytical techniques including method development and validation.
  • Ideally candidates will have previous experience in an environmental testing laboratory working to ISO17025.




The company is rapidly growing and offers a great opportunity for a Lab Manager or experienced Team Leader to take the next step in their career.


For further details or to apply please send your CV to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.








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