Laboratory Manager

20 January 20212021-01-20
£40,000 Per Annum
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Laboratory Manager


£40,000 Per Annum

Laboratory Manager Job Summary:

  • The Laboratory Manager will be required to help expand the company’s services into onshore soil/rock testing and to ensure this testing is completed to the highest industry standards whilst ensuring the required accreditations
  • Keeping the clients duly informed of testing progress and updating management on all KPIs related to the department

Laboratory Manager Functions and Duties:

  • Day-to-day organisation and supervision of laboratory
  • Evaluate resources, processes and procedures to identify opportunities for improvement both technical and financially and identify growth opportunities
  • Set up a fully licensed Geotechnical materials testing laboratory and keep licenses valid over time
  • Managing and supervising all activities related to laboratory testing
  • Performing laboratory tests as required
  • Checking and validation of test results
  • Interpreting test data and preparing lab testing reports and summaries
  • Calibrating and maintaining lab equipment
  • Managing and training laboratory technicians
  • Keeping the laboratory organized and in compliance with internal and external accreditation
  • Keeping up to date with advances in geotechnical testing and continual improvement in the facility
  • Line management for laboratory team – completion of appraisals and further developing a department training matrix
  • Ensuring the highest QA standards for deliverables
  • Monthly reporting of financial performance, staffing and forward planning
  • Responsible for cost control

Laboratory Manager Qualifications and Experience:

  • Strong Geotechnical background
  • Experience &/or recognised degree with a minimum of 5 years experience
  • Management or supervision experience in a similar role is desirable


Jackie Kerr Recruitment is an independent agency that has been established for 23 years.
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