Lab Manager

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Job Title: Laboratory Manager

Location: Stevenage

Salary: c£40k

The Job:

The Laboratory Manager is in charge of the different domains within a large laboratory, excluding all indirect functions within the laboratory. The Laboratory Manager ensures that workflow is efficient and cost effective.


  • Ensure timely completion in the Laboratory of all work within the scope of the team by:
    • Supervising and coordinating to ensure full utilisation of technician capabilities
    • Prioritizing to accommodate turn-around times (target is 5 days)
    • Managing overtime & subcontracting reduction to meet both P&L targets and customer expectations
    • Coordinating efforts in the development of automated procedures into the Lab
  • Automate production process & Improve productivity of the labs
  • Implement the investment plan into the Laboratory
  • Reduce the subcontracting expenditure & reduce the number of sub-contractors
  • Provide a strong customer service focused on customers’ satisfaction for both internal and external customers


  • Technical diploma/degree
  • Electrical and Mechanical background with extensive calibration knowledge
  • UKAS certification
  • Five years minimum experience with test and measurement instrumentation
  • A sense of urgency, strong results orientation and highly proactive
  • Very operational
  • Good planning skills
  • Hands on style
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