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  • Job reference number:15456121
  • Client ID:RI/GF31186
  • Posted on:08-JUL-2019
  • Location:CARLOW, CARLOW
  • Job type:PERMANENT


FRS Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Assistant Lab Manager to manage & oversee the running of a commercial laboratory. This is a full-time permanent role and based in County Carlow.


My client provides provide a comprehensive range of testing for the Agricultural and Environmental sectors in Ireland. Agricultural testing includes testing soil for a number of nutrients along with trace elements to ensure optimum growth for all crops. Other services include providing environmental testing on water for a range of tests including dangerous substances, organic pollutants & toxic substances.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the managing director, the laboratory manager and the laboratory supervisor with the day to day running of the laboratory Plan and develop strategies and controlling workflow
  • Carry out microbiological analysis, assist in the planning and implementation of investment,
  • Maintain INAB quality standards, practices and documentation
  • Ensure Laboratory Documentation and Computerized Systems compliance with Data Integrity policies and regulatory requirements
  • Understand Regulations and business processes required to maintain Laboratory Data Integrity
  • Ensuring timely completion of all laboratory analysis assigned
  • Identifying and implementing improvements in work practices through LEAN
  • Identifying weaknesses in laboratory performance and working with the laboratory manager and laboratory supervisor to rectify
  • Deputise for the Laboratory Manager as assigned
  • Ensuring that all laboratory test equipment is utilised and maintained correctly
  • Maintaining up-to-date, complete and precise records of all tests performed
  • Developing expertise and understanding of current and future analytical techniques
  • Developing and changing of in-house laboratory procedures as appropriate
  • Carrying out verification of testing records as necessary

Qualifications and Requirements

  • 3rd level qualification in a relevant science discipline
  • Minimum 8 years analytical experience in an analytical laboratory
  • Proven track record in a management and quality role
  • Proven microbiology experience
  • Experience in ICPMS, ICPOES and GCMS would be an advantage
  • Strong knowledge on regulatory requirements


Attractive Salary based on experience

To apply

Please email your cv through the attached link

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For a fully confidential discussion please call Gerry now on 0864648449

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