Excellent opportunity for a head of chemistry laboratory manager
This is a permanent opportunity . The salary is negotiable.
Kenton Black Scientific is a recruitment partner to one of the leading British food manufacturing company. In this role you will be leading the food chemistry testing laboratories on a day to day basis.
Responsible to running day to day activities within the food chemistry laboratories.
Responsible for designing and managing processes to improve food safety quality management systems
Makes effective decisions about creative ideas and how to implement them
Uses knowledge of product and process to define and evaluate new procedures and services that lead to significant increase in business performance.
Integrates the latest techniques and ensure technology is appropriately embedded and resourced.
Ensure that adequate amount of staff is present at all times in the laboratory
Ensure all team members are performing duties/tests according ISO17025 guidelines
Provide training for all department staff
Degree in science or equivalent
Understanding of ISO, UKAS, audit procedures and methods.
Proven operational experience and team management within food/water/environmental chemistry testing laboratory
Excellent understanding of food safety
Good laboratory skills and practices as well as chemistry techniques
Proven project management skills and experience, lean production principles