Microbiology Team Leader

Monday 16th March 2020

About the Position

Basis: Full time, Permanent

Shift: Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 19:00

The position will be responsible for:

  • Actively organising and managing the workload within the team to achieve the targets and goals of the business.
  • Monitoring systems to ensure that all tests are completed in a timely manner and within customer defined requirements.
  • Organising routine QM tasks and monitoring that these tasks are performed as appropriate.
  • Supporting the laboratory management team where needed for results approval and sending out of specification reports. Monitoring timekeeping, absence and behaviour, highlighting any concerns to the laboratory management team.
  • Monitoring training levels and records within the team to ensure sufficient resource and flexibility, providing training for staff as appropriate.
  • Ensuring all work undertaken within the team complies with all relevant HSE, Quality, Regulatory and Accreditation standards and requirements including compliance to internal ALS policies and procedures.
  • Client contact via email and phone

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 5 GCSE level or equivalent qualifications in Science, English & Mathematics
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of microbiology analysis across a wide range of methodology and procedures.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office programmes and LIMS
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload
  • Have a commitment to continual learning and development of self and team.

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.