Laboratory Manager – Plastic Experience Essential

  • Location:
    Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary:
    c£40,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    July 18, 2023

Express Recruitment is excited to be working alongside an industry leading, well-established manufacturing company based in Derbyshire. Due to fast growing client growth and continued global investment, our client is actively seeking a ‘hands on’ and highly communicative Laboratory Manager to take charge of company products and ensure they adhere to international standards prior to release.

In return the successful candidate will receive a competitive starting salary of c£40,000, alongside additional employee benefits such as pension scheme, holiday allowance, training program and internal progression.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Identify and implement new and innovative methods of working within the Lab
  • Manage and use a wide range of calibration tools including Micrometres, Verniers, Torque Wrenches & Load Cells
  • Oversee day to day staff working plans, including appraisals, shift cover and holidays
  • Ensure that all tested products adhere to company standards
  • Implement 5’s to improve the productivity of the lab
  • Attend and occasionally lead daily QA leadership meetings

Skills & Experience 

  • Previous experience managing a lab – ideally within the plastics sector
  • Hold sound computer skills including MS Office & ERP knowledge
  • Proven experience managing & mentoring a team through KPI’s, appraisals
  • Solid understanding of testing products in large batches ready for release
  • Have fantastic interpersonal and management skills

About Express Recruitment

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm

Salary: c£40,000 per annum D.O.E

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

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This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.