Laboratory Team Leader - Environmental Testing - Manchester

Scientific and Drug Discovery - Other
Ref: 1112 Date Posted: Tuesday 12 Feb 2019
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Laboratory Team Leader – Environmental Testing

Entrust are currently supporting an impressive, growing science led business who are focused on delivering a comprehensive platform of services to clients requiring innovative science-based solutions.

The role is offered on a full-time permanent basis and is based on their site in Manchester.

The role will involve managing a programme of work and department, to ensure timely delivery of projects and results. Managing a team of analysts and technicians effectively to ensure maximised performance.

General Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day scheduling of the workload within the laboratory in person and via effective delegation
  • Ensuring the ISO17025:2005 standard is maintained and that all relevant actions related to it are performed in a timely manner
  • Ensuring all equipment is maintained and any upkeep is managed by the appropriate staff
  • Overseeing training of new members of staff
  • Identifying bottlenecks or potential issues in the laboratory, moving staff to maintain smooth operations of the laboratory
  • Monitoring the spend and performance of the laboratory
  • Complying with Health and Safety requirements of the site as Stated within Company policy, procedure and practice
  • Ensure health and safety standards are met and maintained within the laboratory
  • Ensure a high level of customer awareness in all staff
  • Technical checking of results
  • Input into the quality of the laboratory
  • Agreeing and meeting targets as specified by the Laboratory Manage

Ideally you will have a strong background in the following:

  • Relevant Degree (Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry etc.,)
  • Team Leadership experience
  • Project Management Capability
  • Relevant Degree

My client offers:

  • A great working environment
  • Great Career Progression
  • Market Leading Staff Salary
  • Outstanding Company Benefits  

If you are interested in discussing further then please contact me on 01224 608988 or email

Entrust People are a specialist European life sciences resourcing partner who is dedicated to finding the best talent in the niche disciplines which our business supports.