Microbiology Section Supervisor

Dependent on experience
08 Aug 2018
05 Sep 2018
Debra Fong
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Microbiology Supervisor looking for an exciting new challenge?

We are currently looking for a Microbiology Section Supervisor to join a leading company based in the Cambridgeshire area.

As the Microbiology Section Supervisor you will be responsible for supervising and leading the microbiology laboratory to ensure timely delivery of food sample testing as well as leading a team of analysts and technicians effectively to ensure they are deployed appropriately.


Your duties as the Microbiology Section Supervisor will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for the day to day scheduling of workload within the laboratory in person and via delegation. You will also oversee the training of new members of staff, ensure all equipment is maintained as well as ensuring any upkeep is managing by the appropriate staff.

2. Additionally, you will be responsible for identifying bottlenecks or potential issues in the laboratory, moving staff to maintain smooth operations. You will have to input into the quality of the laboratory, ensuring tidy work areas and ensure a high level of customer awareness in all staff.

3. As the Microbiology Section Supervisor, you will agree and meet targets as specified by the laboratory manager and undertake tasks as delegated or allocated. You will also be responsible for your own training record as well as ensuring technicians and analyst's training records are correctly filled in on time.

4. You will need to ensure health and safety standards are met and maintained within the laboratory. Ultimately, you are responsible for motivating and developing staff to maximise their performance.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Microbiology Section Supervisor we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant scientific degree or extensive knowledge and experience within the relevant industry.

2. You will require team leadership capability and have a high level of interpersonal skills.

3. You will be need to experienced at coaching and mentoring team members and guiding career development.

Key Words: Microbiology Section Supervisor | Food Sample Testing | CRO | Microbiologist | Team Leader | Management

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.