Dayshift Laboratory Team Leader – Four Ashes, Wolverhampton

Location Wolverhampton
Discipline: Agriculture, Food & Fresh Produce, Pet, Vet & Animal Health
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Starting salary £24,211.00 per annum plus benefits
Contact name: Louise Palmer

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Job ref: 15043LP
Published: 27 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Dayshift Laboratory Team Leader – Four Ashes, Wolverhampton

As part of the NMR Group of Companies, we require a Full Time Laboratory Team Leader located at the Four Ashes Laboratory based in Wolverhampton.

The Role:

The Laboratory Team Leader will provide guidance, instruction, direction and leadership to a team of laboratory technicians. They will have the purpose of managing the processes involved in registering and analysing samples and authorising results in accordance with customers agreed service levels. Carrying out your duties you will be required to work a shift consisting of four days on with two days off and one day on weekends. From time-to-time training and cover may be required during the laboratory’s operational times on the night shift.

Essential Key Skills: 

·         To have experience and a background within the science or related industry

·         To have strong and demonstrable leadership skills

·         To be able to motivate a team to achieve an end goal

·         To have excellent organisational skills

·         To be a strong communicator so to be able to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders within the laboratory function

·         To have excellent project management skills

·         To control and develop employee training experiences 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the workflow through the various Laboratory departments during the day to ensure resources are used as efficiently as possible

  • Line Manage Laboratory Staff

  • Ensure samples are registered, tested and results entered in accordance with SOP’s and working practices.

  • To train all laboratory staff in new laboratory methods and amendments to existing ones.

  • Assist the Quality Unit in maintain training records for all Laboratory Technicians

  • Assist the laboratory’s aim for UKAS accreditation according to the timescale set by Laboratory Management.

  • Provide assistance with both internal and external customer testing issues associated with the laboratory

  • Ensure that available equipment operates to maximum efficiency.

  • Deal appropriately with internal and external customer queries.

Working for NMR: 

Working at NMR is so much more than just a job! The company and its staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality recording, testing, health and fertility services & products for cows, supporting farmers and the farming industry to make profitable production possible. 
We offer a wide range of career opportunities, particularly to those who are attracted to the ever-changing and modernising farming industry. Our teams are dedicated in providing high levels of value and customer service to the industry. We do this by both retaining our existing experienced staff and by attracting and developing the next generation of farm services staff. As an employer, we are committed to providing opportunities to:

  • Maximise your potential contribution to the business

  • Be involved at every level within the business

  • Undertake personal and professional development

  • Consistently receive a good employee experience

·         And without doubt, you’ll be part of a caring, welcoming and friendly team, who have the ability to make a real difference. 

What we can offer you: 

  • Starting salary £24,211.00 per annum

  • Contributory company pension scheme

  • Share Incentive Plan

  • Ongoing training and development offered throughout your career with the company 

If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the 'Apply Now' button.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 13th October 2021.