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Chemistry Lab Manager

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 19323

Chemistry Lab Manager|Naas|Perm

The Chemistry Lab Manager will have responsibility for efficiently managing and organise the day-to-day running of the chemistry laboratory from sample receipt to final report, ensuring that all samples are analysed to a high standard by suitably trained staff within time limits acceptable to the customer and to the highest standards of customer service.

Chemistry Laboratory Manager's responsibilities

  • To supervise the analysis of samples to enable results to be reported within a time period suitable to the client
  • To inform the Technical Manager if resources, be they staffing or equipment, are inadequate to meet analysis demands.
  • To ensure that all staff are properly trained to perform tasks
  • To ensure that agreed quality and safety systems are continually adhered to by the Section such as check/repeat samples, recoveries, dating of reagents, logging of standards etc. and to review, revise or expand such systems as appropriate.
  • To assist in establishing, and monitoring budgets 
  • To be responsible for staff motivation and discipline and to conduct necessary interviews including appraisals and those for prospective employees.     
  • To undertake external communications with customers regarding matters requiring clarification, and anticipated date of analysis completion.
  • To advise customers, when requested, of relevant tests to perform, to instigate quotations through the marketing department and to issue reports, including interpretations of findings when requested and/or competent to do so.
  • To keep up to date with relevant legislation.
  • To attend relevant meetings, seminars etc.
  • To maintain a list of methods/techniques requiring development. Plan development in association with the Technical Manager.

Chemistry Laboratory Manager responsibilities:

  • Chemistry Degree
  • 4 years of experience in people management
  • Experience in the food testing industry an advantage
  • Eager to progress your career


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Tina Cornally.