Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Laboratory Manager


  • North West
  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Life Science

About this job

Fantastic opportunity for a Team Leader/ Lab Supervisor / Lab Manager to oversee the operational activities of an established, industry leading analytical testing laboratory in the North West.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage analytical workflow including suitable delegation/ supervision of work and technical skills training
  • Guarantee customers projects are planned and prioritised accordingly, meeting strict and often short timelines
  • Ensure laboratory work is carried out to relevant regulations (ISO17025) and SOPs are followed
  • Ensure the smooth running of the laboratory – stock levels are adequate, equipment is maintained, and performance checks complete

­Role Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience within a laboratory environment – ideally a high throughput/ fast-paced laboratory e.g. food, forensics, environmental, FMCG etc.…
  • Proven line management experience (minimum of 1 year)
  • Strong understanding of QMS & health and safety protocols
  • Excellent communication & leadership skills – a people person

CAT3 laboratory experience would be advantageous

Apply to VRS today to be considered for this career enhancing opportunity!

Please note: this role is initially offered on a 6-month contract with a realistic potential to be extended.

Key words: laboratory, scientific, analytical, management, manager, team leader, LEAN management, commercial, development, environment, forensics, toxicology, food, FMCG, production, high- throughput, ELISA, Bovine, Cheshire, Merseyside, Manchester, Liverpool, Warrington VRS6686CR

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