Lab Manager

  • Salary: £34000 per annum
  • REF Number: v-104504
  • Consultant: Sajra Hameed
  • Contact: 01246 457720
  • Date Published: 19.06.2024
  • Industry: Chemical
  • Location: Basildon, Essex, England
  • Functional Expertise: Laboratory

CK Group are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Manager to join a chemical manufacturing company in the oil and additives industry at their site based in the Basildon area, on a full time, permanent basis.

The Client:

Our client is a privately owned organisation who specialise in formulating, manufacturing and supplying chemicals used in the oil and gas industry. The company offers a salary of £34,000 as well as a generous benefits package including 25 days' holiday + bank holidays, pension scheme with a company contribution of 9%, life assurance scheme, private healthcare, employee assistance programme and discretionary bonus scheme.


This role will be based at the company's site near Basildon, easily commutable by road from Chelmsford, Romford, Wickford, Southend, Grays and surrounding areas. 

Lab Manager Role:

Your main duties will include:

  •  Supervising the laboratory technicians and providing training and support as required
  •  Holding performance reviews and setting objectives for the laboratory technicians
  •  Provide support to the Technical and Sales teams as required
  •  Responsible for the maintenance of laboratory equipment
  •  You may have to cover the occasional night shift for holiday and/or sickness cover
  •  Responsible for all in house testing of raw materials and finished products
  •  Responsible for upkeep and ordering of all consumables required for the laboratory
  •  Responsible for sample disposal

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  •  A Chemistry Degree
  •  Previous experience managing an Analytical, QC or Testing Laboratory


For more information or to apply for this Lab Manager position, please contact Sajra Hameed on 01246 457720 or email, quoting job ref 104504.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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