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Laboratory Supervisor

Birmingham   •  Benefits   •  Permanent, Full time



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a laboratory supervisor to join the product testing team of a global materials testing organisation at its state of the art facility in Shropshire. As the laboratory supervisor, you will head up the mechanical and physical testing team, ensuring all tests are carried out safely and effectively. These include but are not limited to pressure, vibration, temperature (PVT) and stress & fatigue testing. In addition to this, you will be responsible for leadership and management duties where required.


To be successful as a laboratory supervisor you should ideally hold a relevant qualification within a STEM subject and possess experience conducting PVT, stress, fatigue and other mechanical tests within a technical laboratory environment. You should also have some previous supervisory, leadership or management experience coupled with first-class communication skills and an eye for detail.



Laboratory Supervisor Key Responsibilities:


  • Head up the mechanical and physical testing team, ensuring all tests are carried out safely and effectively.

  • Support the operations director through leading the day to day operations of the product testing team and mechanical testing laboratory.

  • Prioritise and co-ordinate projects across the business's testing function; development of quotes, proposals and production of reports.



Laboratory Supervisor Key Requirements:


  • Ideally hold a relevant qualification within a STEM subject, mechanical engineering, physics or and materials science/engineering.

  • Possess experience conducting PVT, stress, fatigue and other mechanical tests within a technical laboratory environment.

  • Previous supervisory, leadership or management experience coupled with first-class communication skills and an eye for detail.




Salary £.Competitive + Benefits - 25 Days Holiday + Banks - Private Healthcare - Pension Contribution - Flexible Working Hours


If you are a team leader or senior scientist looking to take a step up into a supervisory/management role and are keen to work as part of a like-minded materials testing organisation then get in touch with Lewis at Cranleigh Scientific with your CV.



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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6467
  • Posted: 14th February 2020
  • Expires: 13th March 2020

Cranleigh Scientific

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