Section Manager / Team Leader - Organic / Inorganic Chemistry

Location
Manchester
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
31 Jul 2018
Closes
28 Aug 2018
Ref
J56352
Contact
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Section Manager / Team Leader - Organic / Inorganic Chemistry to join a growing environmental and life sciences company based in the Manchester area. As the Section Manager / Team Leader - Organic / Inorganic Chemistry you will be responsible for managing a programme of work and/or department, to ensure timely delivery of projects or results at a profit. You will line manage a team of Analysts and Technicians effectively to ensure they are deployed appropriately. You will be actively involved in motivating and developing staff to maximise performance.

Key words: Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental, Water, Waste, Soil, ISO17025, MCERTS, UKAS, Management, Team Leader

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Section Manager / Team Leader - Organic / Inorganic Chemistry will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Day-to-day scheduling of the workload within the laboratory in person and via effective delegation, KPI management and agreeing and meeting targets as specified by the Laboratory Manager.

2. Ensuring the ISO17025:2005 standard is maintained and that all relevant actions related to it are performed in a timely manner and ensuring all equipment is maintained and any upkeep is managed by the appropriate staff.

3. Identifying bottlenecks or potential issues in the laboratory, moving staff to maintain smooth operations of the laboratory. You will also have responsibility for monitoring spend and performance of the laboratory.

4. Ensure a high level of customer awareness in all staff, as well as leading by example.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Section Manager / Team Leader - Organic / Inorganic Chemistry we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Chemistry related discipline (eg. Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry). In addition, you will be expected to demonstrate a background in organic chemistry.

2. Proven industry experience in GC-MS and GC-FID as well as working knowledge of ISO17025 and MCERTS regulations.

3. Ideally, you will have prior experience working in an environmental testing facility, eg. water, soil, waste, air, etc, however we will also look at candidates with a relevant scientific background who have worked in a related industry.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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