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Laboratory Manager

CK Group
£35000 per annum
Closing date
13 Aug 2022

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Food Science
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Laboratory Manager to join a leading food manufacturing company, at their site in Cumbria on a permanent basis.

This role is located in Kendal, Cumbria.

Laboratory Manager Role:
Your main duties will be to:
• To manage a team of Laboratory Technicians
• Explore and implement methods to reduce testing turnaround times
• Understand business goals and Provide day-to-day direction for the team, including agreeing appropriate goals and deadlines with the team, and ensuring fully competent staffing cover
• Coordinate inductions, and training & development plans for new and existing staff members
• Review, monitor, track, and trend technical and employee performance
• Lead by example, provide coaching & mentoring to team members, and promote a positive and collaborative working environment

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
• 5+ Years’ experience in a food laboratory in a relevant discipline, i.e. QC laboratory
• A BSc in food science or a similar scientific discipline
• A strong understanding of laboratory health and safety compliance preferably with an understanding of environmental regulations
• Experience in managing staff in a lab

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Laboratory Manager position, please contact Georgia Bernard on 01246 457722 or email Please quote reference 54036.


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