Microbiology Team Leader
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.
Salary: Up to £22,000 depending on experience
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