Microbiology Lab Manager

up to £35,000


Are you an experienced Senior Microbiologist with a background in water / legionella testing?

Key Information

  • South East
  • 01423 813520
  • Permanent
  • 24-02-2020
  • up to £35,000

Job Description

Our client are a testing laboratory with a focus on quality and customer service. The company provide services for a wide range of testing across a variety of industry, they are able to provide detailed results as well as recommendations.

Key responsibilities

The Senior Microbiologist will be responsible for the day to day running of the microbiology laboratory. 

  • Supervise allocation of work within the lab to ensure the reliability of results
  • Oversee the maintenance, calibration and cleaning of all lab equipment
  • Work closely with Quality Manager to report any faulty equipment.
  • Train Junior staff
  • Report internal and external schemes
  • Assess individual’s performance
  • Maintain control graphs for positive organisms
  • Responsible for management of stock control, sterility checks and media batch to batch variation checks
  • They will responsible for authorising sample results and issuing reports and early notifications to Clients. 


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • 25 Days annual leave plus bank holidays

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris Vinter on 01423 813520.

Due to the volume of applications received on a daily basis, we find it incredibly difficult to respond to each and every one. Should you not hear back from us within two weeks, please assume your application was unsuccessful on this occasion.

Network Scientific is an award-winning science recruitment agency specialising in the provision of temporary, permanent and contract recruitment services to the scientific and related technical industries. We’re an ethical and knowledgeable consultancy passionate about our candidate care.

To be considered...

  • Previous microbiology laboratory experience
  • Degree in relevant scientific discipline
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures
  • GLP
  • 5+ years’ lab experience
  • Experience of quality control
  • Experience of working in a UKAS environment

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