Laboratory Manager - UKAS - Analytical - Perm -Hants -£30k-£40k

Hampshire, England
GBP30000.00 - GBP40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Sep 22, 2016
Sep 30, 2016
Matthew Batstone
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Laboratory Manager - UKAS - Analytical - Environmental - Perm - Hampshire - £30k-£40k

An independent, contract testing organisation based in Hampshire are looking to expand their technical team for a Laboratory Manager to assist with the development of their new testing facility.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to develop a career with an organisation with huge potential and will be directly involved from the beginning stages to expand and develop a brand new analytical laboratory for on-site testing. You will also be responsible for:

*Setting up the brand new laboratory to UKAS accreditation.
*Method development and defining the chemistry procedures/principles.
*Taking responsibility for sourcing equipment that will be required within the laboratory and full set-up.
*Involvement in building a team of technicians and analysts set to acquired budgets.
*Growing the portfolio of the laboratories capabilities over time.
*Ability to undertake analysis on customer samples when required using a range of analytical instruments and wet chemistry techniques.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must possess to following qualities:

*Degree qualified to a scientific discipline (preferably Chemistry or closely related field of study).
*Possess an extensive amount of experience within the environmental testing industry, carrying out analysis on samples using ICP, MS instruments and a range of wet chemistry techniques.
*Must hold previous supervisory experience to a team of technicians/analysts.
*Experience of working within and creating/maintaining a UKAS accredited laboratory.
*Possess a self-motivated character accompanied with a 'can do attitude'.
*Excellent communication skills and full UK driving license.

In return, this organisation will provide a salary in the range of £30k-£40k dependent upon skill and experience level.