Laboratory Manager (nutritional testing)

Laboratory Manager (nutritional testing)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, Scientific

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2020-02-06 00:00:00

Currently seeking an experienced Lab Manager to manage all aspects of a nutritional testing function for a rapidly expanding analytical testing company.

The successful Lab Manager will have experience of chemical nutritional testing either in a food manufacturing environment or contract testing environment and have experience of working to UKAS standards.

You will ideally be degree educated in a relevant subject or have extensive management experience in a food testing laboratory environment. You will have in-depth experience and knowledge of managing a food chemical analysis operation and be fully competent in food quality control procedures.

Key responsibilities of the Lab Manager include:
  • Management and organisation of lab staff and their training
  • Reviewing Lab’s capability and resources to plan workload effectively
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, internal and external auditors
  • Work with the Quality Manager do deal with any appeal or complaint from customers
  • Prepare for and participate in nutritional UKAS Audits
  • Manage consumables, chemicals and reagents
  • Attend company management meetings
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the requirements of UKAS accreditation
  • Provide technical advice to customers
Application via CV

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