Microbiology Lab Manager

  • Location:

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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    Full Time

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  • Contact:

    Pabudu Bandara

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Excellent opportunity for a Microbiology Lab Manger within Food Microbiology testing laboratory!

This is a permanent opportunity based in Midlands area. The salary is negotiable.

Search Scientific consultancy is a recruitment partner to an international food testing company based in midlands. In this role you will be managing the microbiology laboratories on a day to day basis.


Provide technical support to the food Microbiology testing team in terms of testing, microbial identification and sample plating.

Efficient operation of the laboratory, ensuring optimum staff covers.

To manage the team, including recruitment, training and development, mentoring, motivation and disciplinary matters.

Drive the laboratory forward through continuous improvement.

Ensuring samples are processed in accordance with client procedure and that turnaround times are met.

To partake in any developmental training as required in compliance with the company standard.

Responsible for promoting a professional image of the Company and for complying with the company's Equal Opportunities and Harassment Policies at all times, including work related events which take place outside normal working hours


Understanding of ISO, UKAS, audit procedures and methods.

Proven operational experience and team management within Food Microbiology testing environment.

Good laboratory skills and practices as well as Microbiology techniques

Proven project management skills and experience, lean production principles

If your skills match the above and you are interested in this lab manager position, then please apply online or contact Pabudu on 0161 835 8359 or Email to Pabudu.bandara@search.co.uk

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.