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JOB TITLE: Laboratory Manager   SALARY: £38k - 45k per year + .    ADDED: 15-11-2021

JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Yeovil, Somerset, England

Laboratory Manager  - Nr Yeovil - £38-45K DOE
Due to expansion, my client, a leading manufacturer in their field is looking to recruit a Laboratory Manager for a newly created role in their business.  The successful Technical Lab manager / Chemist will work alongside the senior management team and head up the sites Quality and Technical function. 
The company is based on the outskirts of Yeovil and is looking for a person that has Lab / Chemist experience.  Your remit will be to support the companies excellent reputation for technical excellence, integrity and honesty. 
The successful Laboratory Manager will:
·Manage and run the newly created Innovation laboratory centre including looking at setting up customer training and educational courses
·Support the sales team liaising with customers
·Be involved in the development formulations of new products
·Review and improve Quality Control processes in the factory
·Add additional technical support the Senior management team
Key skills required:
The successful candidate MUST have
·Laboratory / Quality experience gained in the food, drink, pharmaceutical or agricultural sector
·Knowledge of environmental standards/legislation, such as ISO, FIAS and REACH
·Customer experience /manufacturing experience helpful
·Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
·Have excellent communication, people and presentation sklills
·Have a drive and enthusiasm to 'own' Technical & Quality onsite
This is a challenging but very reward role working for a market leader.  Ideally the successful person may have previously worked as a Chemist, manufacturing Chemist, Product and material Scientist, Lab Manager, Laboratory Manager, Quality Control Manager.  The salary is £38-45k DOE and the role is commutable from Shepton Mallet, Yeovil, Bridgwater, Dorchester, Salisbury, Wells, Taunton