Laboratory Manager

Job Ref: J33133
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Food & FMCG, Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 15 August 2019
  • Brentwood, Essex, England, UK brentwood Brentwood Essex UK CM13 3HD
  • £40,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Bec Johnston2
  • 01223 235203

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Laboratory Manager

Analytical Chemistry



Up to £45k per annum

This is a newly created position, working for a chemical testing and analysis organisation based in Essex. You will head-up a team of 4 Analysts and provide them with coaching and guidance on a range of analytical testing duties, outlined below;

  • Providing analytical support throughout all areas of the business, through analytical method development, validation and trouble-shooting
  • Supervising the team, and participating in hands-on analytical activity focusing on testing products using GC-MS, HPLC and ICP-MS
  • Producing analytical reports, verifying and interrogating data
  • Developing and validating laboratory methods in accordance with ICH guidance
  • Acting as go-to person and SME for the small team of analysts on site. Dealing with training analysis, development of core skills in the team, succession planning, structuring the staffing rota.

Person specification:

  • You will have a BSc in a Chemistry related discipline (or equivalent)
  • Your background will be from within an industrial analytical laboratory
  • Your key skills will include proficiency with chromatography and mass spectrometry and you will demonstrate sound method development and validation exposure
  • It's imperative you are a strong team-player, and able to work in a hands-on manner - able to lead the team through inclusive guidance and coaching
  • You will have an excellent standard of written and verbal English

Additional information:

The organisation is not based on a public transport route so access to a vehicle and driving licence is essential.

The company offers benefits such as Perkbox, Employee of the Month scheme, 28 days holiday per annum (inc Bank Holidays) and a company contributory pension.

If this role describes your next move, then please apply now by attaching your CV in Word. For further information please contact Bec Johnston on 01223 607858 /

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