Job Title: Microbiology Manager
Vacancy type: Permanent
Salary: Depending on Experience
Location: North East, Newcastle
We are currently looking for a Microbiology Manager to join a fast-paced contract testing laboratory, which specialises in food testing, across allergen testing, contaminants, integrity, and nutritional analysis. Working closely with the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will oversee the co-ordination of laboratory resources and workflows to ensure accurate and timely analyses, as well as managing a team and working on the ongoing optimisation of the process.
The main duties and responsibilities will include:
- Manage overall laboratory operations and be responsible for the successful management of staff and processes.
- Implement and manage continuous improvements.
- Liaise with other site teams when required, including auditors, team leaders, technical managers, the LEAN team, quality manager, etc.
- Undertake microbial testing on food, water and environmental samples when required, and ensure these operations are high quality and transferred to customers in a timely manner.
The successful Microbiology Manager will be qualified to a degree level in a relevant science subject, preferably microbiology, or hold equivalent experience. They will also have managerial experience in a laboratory/production setting, preferably within food or contract manufacturing.
Interested? Or know someone who will be?
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If you are interested in this role and require more information, please contact Jay Reid on 0161 888 2510 or Jay.Reid@srgtalent.com.
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