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Laboratory Manager Microbiology

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 19473

My client is a global organisation and is industry leaders in food microbiology testing. They have just made a presence in Ireland and are now looking for a Microbiology Laboratory Manager for the Newbridge facility.

Laboratory Manager Microbiology

The role of the Microbiology Laboratory Manager will be to provide leadership, establish policies, procedures and goals related to technical/scientific leadership, operational excellence, quality systems improvement, innovation, and method development within the Microbiology Department. 

Microbiology Laboratory Manager responsibilities;

• Leadership of the entire Microbiology Department 

• Building and creating a high performance team

• Identifying and implementing efficiency and productivity improvements

• Talent development

• Ensures adherence to defined protocols and SOPs

• Ensure safety policies are followed

• Support Sales and Customer Care as a technical expert

• Working with other functions such as Product Management and Research to add new methods in fast and error free fashion

• Continually optimize testing operations to meet customer expectations on speed and quality

• Collaborate with LD on selection, optimization and justification of equipment and all other analytical resources

Microbiology Laboratory Manager requirements;

• Degree in Microbiology, Biology or other related 

• 5 years experience as a Lab Manager or Assistant/Deputy Lab manager 

• Strong knowledge of Microbiology testing and methods

• Experience in managing 20 + staff 

• Experience in processing high volume of samples

• Positive/"can do" attitude 

• Knowledge of ISO 17025 and experience in INAB audits - desirable but not essential


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