Laboratory Manager

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Working for this pioneering specialist within the geotechnical site investigations for offshore renewables, offshore oil & gas, nearshore civil infrastructure, scientific research and offshore mineral exploration. Due to continued growth, we are now seeking to recruit a Laboratory Manager for their expanding Bristol SW Operation. They are an excellent employer who is committed to providing employees with a stable work environment with equal opportunities for learning as well as personal growth and we encourage creativity and innovation

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The Laboratory Manager job itself where you will play a key role in expanding the company’s services into onshore soil/rock testing and to ensure this testing is completed to the highest industry standards whilst ensuring the required accreditations. Keeping the clients duly informed of testing progress and updating management on all KPIs related to the department. More spcifically:

  • Day-to-day organisation and supervision of laboratory
  • Evaluate resources, processes and procedures to identify opportunities for improvement both technical and financially and identify growth opportunities
  • Set up a fully licensed Geotechnical materials testing laboratory and keep licenses valid over time
  • Managing and supervising all activities related to laboratory testing
  • Performing laboratory tests as required
  • Checking and validation of test results
  • Interpreting test data and preparing lab testing reports and summaries
  • Calibrating and maintaining lab equipment
  • Managing and training laboratory technicians
  • Keeping the laboratory organized and in compliance with internal and external accreditation
  • Keeping up to date with advances in geotechnical testing and continual improvement in the facility
  • Line management for laboratory team – completion of appraisals and further developing a department training matrix
  • Ensuring the highest QA standards for deliverables
  • Monthly reporting of financial performance, staffing and forward planning
  • Responsible for cost control

You will have

To be successful as Laboratory Manager, you will have 

  • A recognised qualification in Engineering/Management
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Supervisory Management experience or potential.

You will get

As Laboratory Manager, you will enjoy a competitive salary of ~£40K + Package.

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To Laboratory Manager, by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to 


13 September 2021
Project Manager
England, Bristol
£40K + Package

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