Our client currently has a fantastic opportunity and is currently looking for a Laboratory Supervisor. This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking organisation.



  • General bench duties and assisting with organisation of staff.
  • Assisting with training, supervision and mentoring of a team of laboratory analysts in the documented laboratory methodology.
  • Handling of reference cultures and preparation of working cultures for Quality Control purposes.
  • Assisting with preparation and Quality Control processes of microbiological growth medium.
  • Deputising for in the absence of Microbiology Laboratory Manager.
  • Plate reading, result interpretation and entry on lab worksheets, as well as providing training in this area for staff.
  • Carrying out and training of staff for confirmation tests on suspect pathogen isolates
  • Recording and reporting of results
  • Assisting with ordering and stock control of all laboratory media and supplies.
  • Assisting with the calibration of laboratory thermometers and thermocouples and ensuring that calibration is carried out within required timescales.
  • Liaison with sub-contractors, visitors to site for maintenance/calibration of equipment etc.
  • Recording of any non-conforming issues in Anomalies Book and reporting to Laboratory Manager
  • Ensure completion of all relevant checks in accordance with daily duties, e.g. media records, pipettor weight checks etc.
  • Ensuring the requirements of laboratory accreditation are met at all times and assisting in maintenance of the Quality System
  • Participation in Laboratory Continuous Improvement Team meetings and regular quality meetings in order to highlight any areas of concern within the laboratory.
  • Assisting with laboratory audits conducted by external agencies e.g. UKAS, customers or retailers.
  • Participation in laboratory external proficiency and internal quality control schemes
  • Assisting with implementation of continual improvement of laboratory operation.
  • Any other duties as required in the role.



HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY 2-10PM SAT/SUN 9 AM TO 5 PM.                                                                                  

Salary: Competitive Dependant on Experience

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To apply for this job email your details to info@hemscottassociates.com