Laboratory Team Leader

Posted 01 October 2021
£24211 - £27369 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLife Sciences

Job description

Job Title: Laboratory Team Leader
Location: Hillington, Glasgow
Salary: £24,211 - £27,369
Permanent, Full-Time (Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday)

About the company

The company and its staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality recording, testing, health and fertility services & products for cows, supporting farmers and the farming industry to make profitable production possible.

About the job role
The Laboratory Team Leader will provide guidance, instruction, direction and leadership to a team of laboratory technicians

  • Manage the workflow through the various Laboratory departments during the day to ensure resources are used as efficiently as possible
  • Line Manage Laboratory Staff
  • Ensure samples are registered, tested and results entered in accordance with SOP's and working practices.
  • To train all laboratory staff in new laboratory methods and amendments to existing ones.
  • Assist the Quality Unit in maintain training records for all Laboratory Technicians
  • Assist the laboratory's aim for UKAS accreditation according to the timescale set by Laboratory Management.
  • Provide assistance with both internal and external customer testing issues associated with the laboratory
  • Ensure that available equipment operates to maximum efficiency.
  • Deal appropriately with internal and external customer queries.

Skills/experience required

  • To have experience and a background within the science or related industry
  • To have strong and demonstrable leadership skills
  • To be able to motivate a team to achieve an end goal
  • To have excellent organisational skills
  • To be a strong communicator to be able to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders within the laboratory function
  • To have excellent project management skills
  • To control and develop employee training experiences

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