Laboratory Supervisor

  • The Binding Site
  • Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
  • 12 Oct, 2019
Full Time Biotech Science

Job Description

We have a new opportunity working in the ELISA & RID Manufacturing department, The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Scheduling the workload within their area of responsibility with little input from the manager ensuring timely delivery of product Ensuring that all manufacture and in-process testing within the department is performed and documented as required by the company quality, regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Ensuring that all equipment used within the department is maintained & calibrated in accordance to the relevant Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Acknowledging, reviewing, updating and approving relevant documents on the system Performing all required stock control transactions, and take responsibility for ensuring all inventory within the department is accurate and correctly recorded.
  • Overseeing routine inventory counts within the department and group. Line management responsibility for designated technicians.
  • Assisting in planning the capacity of their area of responsibility (including resource) Identifying problems / issues as they arise and be able to communicate these to appropriate members of staff and to suggest potential solutions and improvements.
  • Providing support and guidance to technicians on matters of quality assurance, manufacturing & in-process testing, and to take appropriate action where errors are identified (with the support of their line manager, where required).


  • A relevant scientific degree (or equivalent)
  • Supervisory experience
  • Laboratory experience
  • Previous experience of working within a quality management system
  • Previous experience of using an ERP system
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • The ability to multitask Good analytical skills
  • The ability to multi task and priortise workload
  • The ability to problem solve
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • To be flexible to the needs of business
  • The ability to follow set policies and procedures
  • To be friendly and approachable