Team Leader - Chemistry

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    Reading, Berkshire

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    Pabudu Bandara

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    about 1 year ago

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Are you working within water testing industry and looking to further your career? I am currently recruiting for a team leader with chemistry testing experience to join a global water testing laboratory!

This is a permanent opportunity paying up to £34,000 per annum with added benefits.

Search Scientific consultancy is a recruitment partner to an international water testing company based in Reading. In this role you will be managing a team who are responsible for analysing water samples using analytical techniques, and play a part in selecting future processes to meet changing customer demands.


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 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
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

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.