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Microbiology Team Leader

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sectors:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Naomi Clarke

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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    Naomi Clarke

Microbiology Team Leader

I am recruiting for a Microbiology Team Leader to join globally recognised household company based near Wolverhampton offering a competitive salary plus benefits. The role is reporting directly into the Laboratory Manager and will involve the supervision of Microbiology Technicians

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Helping and assisting the Laboratory Manager with day to day tasks around the laboratory

  • Managing and ensuring continuous development of Technicians through on-going training in lab techniques

  • Performing one to ones with each direct report

  • Carry out testing of ingredients and finished products

  • Collection and preparation of samples for external analysis, ensuring the schedule is adhered to

  • Ensure any non-conformances are closed out with a long term fix and prevent any non-conformances occurring

  • Lead method validations via conduction of analysis, collecting & collating of results, and full

  • Annual shelf life verification of finished products

  • Assessing data/ results from Laboratory testing to highlight any trends/ improvements enabling production to take the necessary actions for quick and sustainable resolution

  • Root Cause Analysis of Quality failures and corrective action planning

  • Review schedules to challenge factory & systems

  • Provide informed advice where Microbiological testing is required

  • Assist internal audits according to the audit schedule


  • BSc or equivalent in Microbiology or relate subject

  • Experience of testing microbiology samples

  • Experience of out of specification results

  • Supervisory experience

If you are a Microbiologist and you have experience of supervising or managing a team then please apply now or contact Naomi Clarke at Core Talent