Senior Laboratory Technician

Senior Laboratory Technician - Hillington

As part of the NMR Group of Companies, we require a Full Time Senior Laboratory Technician located at the Hillington Laboratory, Glasgow.

The Role:

The Senior Laboratory Technician will provide guidance, instruction, training to the Laboratory Technicians and support to the Laboratory Team Leader.  They will have the purpose of managing the testing processes involved in registering and analysing samples and authorising results in accordance to customers agreed service levels.  They will assist with the validation of new tests and equipment whilst collaborating with the Quality Department and following SOPs. This role is a Wednesday to Sunday shift pattern.

Essential Key Skills:

·         To have experience within a Laboratory either in science or a related industry

·         To have strong and demonstrable time management skills

·         To be able to direct a team to achieve a goal

·         To have excellent organisational skills

·         To be a strong communicator - to be able to build relationships with all stakeholders within the laboratory function

·         To support employee training and development experiences

Key Responsibilities:

•         To manage the workflow through the various Laboratory departments to ensure resources are used as efficiently as possible

•         To 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

•         To assist the Quality Unit and maintain training records for all Laboratory Technicians

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

•         To provide assistance with all customer communications associated with the laboratory

•         To ensure that available equipment operates to maximum efficiency

•         To identify areas for process improvements and communicate effectively with Management

•         To oversee proficiency testing in the laboratory

•         To undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested by Management

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 circa £22,000

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 forward your CV and Covering Letter to:Craig Brown via

Please ensure you quote the Vacancy Number 310720 in the subject of your email application. Closing date 14th August 2020

Vacancy No. 310720


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