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Laboratory Supervisor

Ilkestone, Permanent, 30K Dependant on Experience
Reference: AJ0649

The Client

A leading Hazardous Waste Management Company operating across the Midlands.

Purpose and Responsibilities

Our client is currently looking for a Laboratory Supervisor to join their main laboratory. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a busy waste industry laboratory.  The laboratory serves a key function within the business, supporting 3 operational sites.  The laboratory conducts analysis on a wide range of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes using techniques such as ICP-OES, IC, GC-MS, XRD and general wet chemistry techniques.

Duties will include:

  • Day-to-day management of laboratory chemists.
  • Conducting analysis on samples of waste using various techniques.
  • Interpreting results to assess suitability of material for different applications.
  • Maintaining laboratory SOPs and risk assessments.
  • Ensuring all laboratory equipment is calibrated and maintained in accordance with the QMS requirements/manufacturers recommendations.
  • Ensure laboratory consumables are maintained
  • Providing group support in areas such as GHS, CoSHH assessments.
  • Conduct / oversee environmental monitoring of the site to ensure it remains in compliance with its environmental permit.
  • Undertake project work and develop new analytical methods
  • Manage external analysis reports.
  • Produce Laboratory reports for company directors.
  • Work with the HSEQ manager to maintain and develop quality systems and be involved in internal audits.

Essential Experiences

  • Degree in chemistry or related discipline
  • Previous experience within waste / materials testing
  • Experience of environmental monitoring
  • Supervisory experience within a laboratory setting
  • Be well organised
  • Computer literate
  • Understanding of GHS/CoSHH
  • Experience working with ISO 9001



Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.

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