Analytical Laboratory Supervisor - Chemicals - Essex - GBP55k

50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP55000/annum Excellent Company Benefits
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Analytical R&D Laboratory Supervisor - Chemicals - Essex - Permanent -
GBP50-55k + Excellent Company Benefits

Due to continued expansion, a global leader in the Polymer Chemical Market currently requires a Global Analytical R&D Laboratory Supervisor to work at their state of the art facility based in Essex.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to take a lead in Coordinating technical work programs associated with multiple projects whilst having full responsibility for project management and delivery of technical objectives.

You will also lead complex technical R&D projects whilst applying your knowledge effectively to bring new thinking to the organisation in these areas. Working closely with a team of technical staff you will be expected to work closely with the Senior chemist to ensure the smooth running of the Global analytical lab.

Key Responsibilities:

-Act as joint lead responsible for Analytical Lab. Be the go to in the lab for work requests liaising with customers as necessary, provide technical insight to staff and customer, supervise staff.
-Pro-actively identify, report on and improve safety related issues in the local laboratory area using available tools and systems.
-Work with customers to solve technical problems related to chemistry, processing and applications of Companies' products.
-Plan and execute analytical project work to develop application and knowledge.
-Liaise with internal and external contacts as necessary to track and communicate service activity status.
-Develop and maintain awareness in relevant technical fields.
-Provide expert technical support to operations, R&D, sales, quality and regulatory as required.
-Ensure that maintenance and calibration for all equipment is of a high standard.
-To be responsible for the development of new analytical methods
-Develop and grow junior staff by transferring knowledge and skills as appropriate.
-Helps facilitate the harmonisation and improvement plan of Head of Analytical.

-Quality: Ensure that all requirements of the company's Quality Policies are met.
-SHE: Carry out work in accordance with the Company's Safety and QM System.
-SHE Management System
-Environmental policies
-Finance and Credit Policies
-Personnel Policies
-Code of Conduct
-Company Confidentiality

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to be able to demonstrate strong laboratory supervisory / management skills along with relevant degree in Chemistry (or related subject). Strong analytical skills in a number of the following techniques will also be necessary (GC, GC-MS, FT-IR, HPLC and GPC).

Salary Package:

C GBP50k Basic + 10-12% Bonus + Excellent Company Benefits