Team Leader - Chemistry

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    Pabudu Bandara

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    4 months ago

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Chemistry Lab Team leader

Are you a chemist with experience in GC-MS and looking for career progression ? or a team leader with experience in using GC-MS techniques ?

If so I have excellent opportunity for a chemistry lab team leader position base in Manchester!

This is a permanent opportunity paying up to £24,000 per annum

Search Scientific consultancy is a recruitment partner to an international contract testing laboratory based in Manchester. In this role you will be managing a team who are responsible for analysing samples using wet chemistry techniques and GC-MS


Efficiently organise and manage the team to ensure that all samples are analysed to a high standard by suitably trained staff within a time limit appropriate to the client expectations.

Developing and contributing towards operational efficiency.

Optimising service delivery, in line with service line agreements and key performance indicators.

Carrying out analysis using techniques such as GC-MA as required and maintains a high level of technical competence.

Maintaining the quality system in line with ISO 17025.

Leading, coordinating, training and developing a team of analysts to undertake the preparation and analysis of samples, for the determination of organic chemistry components.

Ensure that all staff is properly trained to perform the tasks given to them and keep the Contaminants Manager informed of the progress/performance of all staff.


Degree in Science discipline

Previous experience in using GC-MS techniques in a commercial lab environment is essential

Understanding of ISO, UKAS, audit procedures and methods.

Excellent understanding wet chemistry techniques and experience in working within a UKAS accredited laboratory

Previous experience in team management is desired but not essential

If your skills match the above and you are interested in this position, then please apply online or contact Pabudu on 0161 835 8359 or Email to

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.