Organics Lab Manager


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September 28, 2023
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Matt Macaulay
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Job Title: Organic Chemistry Lab Manager
Location: Cambridge, UK

Are you a Lab Manager looking for a new opportunity. As a Lab Manager, you will play a critical role in overseeing the operations of our organic chemistry laboratory and ensuring the delivery of high-quality testing services. If you have a strong background in organic chemistry and prior experience in a testing environment, we invite you to apply for this challenging and rewarding position.


• Lead and manage the organic chemistry laboratory, including the supervision and development of a team of chemists and technicians.
• Oversee and ensure the smooth operation of all laboratory activities, including sample testing, method development, and validation.
• Develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) and quality control protocols to maintain high standards of accuracy and reliability in testing.
• Ensure compliance with safety protocols, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices within the laboratory (GMP / ISO 17025).
• Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance to the laboratory team as needed.


• Ph.D. or Master's degree in Chemistry or a related field.
• Extensive experience in organic chemistry, with a focus on analytical testing and methodology.
• Proven track record in a laboratory management role, preferably in a testing environment.
• Strong understanding of analytical techniques used in organic chemistry, such as chromatography (HPLC, GC), spectroscopy (UV-Vis, IR, NMR), and mass spectrometry.
• Familiarity with method development, validation, and optimization processes.
• Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.

How to Apply:
If you are a skilled and motivated Organic Chemistry Lab Manager with experience in a testing environment, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and relevant experience to

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