Microbiology Team Leader

Job Category:
Environmental Service / Waste Management / Recycling, Food/Drink, Personal Care / Cosmetics / Toiletries / Household Products, Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology / Forensics / Medical Devices
Job Type:
South West
£18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £22,000 depending on experience
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Microbiology Team Leader

Reference: 19726

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the management team at a fast growing international scientific company. They are looking for a highly skilled microbiology team leader to join the team at their Wiltshire based Laboratory.

Duties for the post holder will include:

-Day to day management of the microbiology team to ensure food samples are analysed to a high standard within agreed time limits

-Hands on leadership to ensure all safety and quality checks are performed and paperwork completed in full

-Where necessary, communication with customer to inform of any delays in turnaround or queries regarding individual samples

-Monitoring the quality of work performed against HSE, Quality, Regulatory and accreditation standards

-Perfoming final approval checks and acting as a certificate signatory

-Assist with staff motivation and discipline, recruitment and performance reviews

The successful candidate will:

-Be qualified to degree level in a relevant scientific subject or have equivalent experience

-Have a high level of competence in food and water analysis

-Theoretical and practical knowledge of microbiology analysis across a wide range of methodology and procedures with specific experience in either food or water microbiology or media preparation and associated QC procedures.

-Ideally have previous supervisory experience within a contract analysis laboratory environment

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and skilled person looking to develop their career in an international company.  Attractive remuneration and benefits are available dependant on performance.

This is a permanent role, working on a 4 on, 4 off shift pattern 9am until 9pm.

Role: Permanent

Location: Wiltshire

Salary: Up to £22,000 depending on experience

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Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Tom Lester

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