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This position is initially for 6 months for an experienced QC manager to ensure the smooth running of a busy laboratory. The successful candidate will hold a degree in a scientific discipline, e.g. Life Sciences or related subject and have extensive analytical and testing experience with a minimum of 10 years laboratory QC experience at senior level. Candidates must have held significant management / supervisory responsibility prior to this appointment and have experience in strategic planning and operating to budgets with strong interpersonal and staff management skills. The ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of staff is an essential requirement.
Other duties include:
Ensure that all laboratory practices comply with relevant Health & Safety, and
Environmental legislation in concert with the Health & Safety and Environment
Liaise with other Management on any new procedures and method
modifications. Ensure information is shared keeping all management fully
briefed on any new developments.
Ensure that laboratory tests are carried out in accordance with documented
Develop and maintain Customer / Company relationships. Give presentations,
entertain Customers / prospective Customers, and others as required.
Be accountable for ensuring laboratory equipment is maintained to schedule
and arranging for authorised equipment engineers to repair equipment in a
Maintain a very high standard of housekeeping within the laboratory.
In line with Company policy
Liaise and meet with Laboratory Supervisors and Management to ensure flow
of communications throughout the Company.
Carry out staff appraisals, as appropriate, in a timely manner.
Carry out special projects as assigned.
Excellent communication skills are essential.
The successful candidate will be a good team player with a flexible attitude who is
capable of working under pressure
Only candidates who are living in the UK and have EU work authorisation will be considered