Lab Manager

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: v-99229
  • Consultant: Sajra Hameed
  • Contact: 01246 457720
  • Date Published: 02.04.2024
  • Industry: Other, Chemical
  • Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
  • Functional Expertise: Laboratory

CK Group are recruiting for a Lab Manager to join a chemicals company based in Leamington Spa on a full time permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is a leading recycling specialist company offering their service to polymer industries.


The site is based in Leamington Spa and is commutable from Birmingham, and Coventry.

Your duties and responsibilities will involve:

  • Production of certification of analysis for all sales.
  • Stock control of lab consumables.
  • Keeping calibration records for the instruments up to date and coordinating service contracts. 
  • Following and establishing SSOW procedures & help to maintain KPI’s.
  • Attending management meetings.
  • Communicating and co-ordinating with production and other departments.
  • Taking reports from QC supervisors and Feedstock Team Leader.
  • Training of new staff.
  • Managing HR procedures such as disciplinaries, PIPs, return to work interviews.

Your Background:

The successful candidate will have:

  • Background in ISO 17025 analytical lab standard.
  • Managerial experience - essential.
  • Chemical tests using instruments such as X-ray Fluoresce (XRF) and Gas chromatography – mass spectrometry (GC-MS).
  • Physical testing of samples using several different pieces of equipment.
  • Some wet chemistry techniques e.g. liquid/liquid extraction, simple wet chemistry tests (pH, EC). 


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference T56729 in all correspondence. 

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