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Laboratory Shift Manager at Industrious Recruitment

Laboratory Shift Manager

Industrious Recruitment Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Warwickshire Full-Time
£45,000 - £51,500 / year
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A laboratory based in Leamington Spa are seeking multiple shift managers for their busy operation.

Job Purpose

Shift Managers will be responsible for leading the team to ensure the smooth running of the labs on a given shift. You will have a background in people management with proven experience managing teams in a target orientated environment, ideally gained in a laboratory, food manufacturing or similar environment.

Day to day activities will include:

•Carry out Management responsibilities in accordance with the laboratories policies and applicable laws.

•Organise staff placement per shift; working closely with the Chief Lab Scientist and Biomedical Scientist Leads to support the smooth running of patient testing.

•Managing the shift including responsibility for the effective and successful management of productivity, and quality control.

•Ensure any accidents, incidents and near-misses are correctly reported to the H&S officer.

•Ensuring consistent, fair and productive management of people.

•Enhancing the operational procedure, systems and principles in the areas of information flow and management.

•Responsibilities may include planning, assigning and directing work, addressing employee performance and corrective action plans.

•Inputting to strategic planning and reviews, analysing process workflow, employee and space requirements and implementing necessary changes.

•Managing relationships with key stakeholders and senior management.



•Proven management experience.

•Experience of managing teams towards productivity and quality assurance targets

•Have strong numerical and decision-making skills and be able to understand MI reports.

•Experience managing underperformance to deliver successful outcomes in a high volume - processing environment


•Evidence of excellent communication and extensive team-working skills.

Evidence of excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills.



•BSc (Hons) in a scientific discipline


•Extensive experience of supervising a team in a laboratory or relevant production setting with high throughout.

•Experience of Health and Safety regulations and procedures.

•Familiarity with performance management methodologies and associated HR processes

Recommended Skills

Performance Management
Team Working
Quality Management
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