Food , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Chemistry Lab Manager

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Kildare
  • 41967730


PE Global is currently recruiting for a Chemistry Lab Manager for a leading multi-national client based in Co Kildare.

This is a permanent position in Co Kildare.


  • To supervise the analysis of samples to enable results to be reported within a time period suitable to the client, with a target maximum turnaround time of two weeks for accredited tests, although specific customers will require this to be shorter.
  • To inform the Customer Services Team, and/or customers as necessary, if deadlines are unlikely to be met.
  • To inform the Technical Manager if resources, be they staffing or equipment, are inadequate to meet analysis demands.
  • To ensure that all staff are properly trained to perform tasks given to them and to constantly monitor work quality and results obtained, instigating repeat determinations should there be any doubt about their validity.
  • To ensure that agreed quality and safety systems are continually adhered to by the Section such as check/repeat samples, recoveries, dating of reagents, logging of standards etc. and to review, revise or expand such systems as appropriate.
  • To assist in establishing, and monitoring, budgets for the Section incorporating salary review recommendations and cost control.
  • To be responsible for staff motivation and discipline and to conduct necessary interviews including appraisals and those for prospective employees.
  • To keep the Technical Manager/Managing Director informed of the progress/performance of all staff.
  • To undertake external communications with customers regarding matters requiring clarification, and anticipated date of analysis completion.



  • Minimum of 3 years of experience within a laboratory or other related environment including management of audits.
  • General knowledge of chemistry, food technology and/or other related science is necessary.
  • The person must have experience in the leading quality department in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum degree in microbiology, chemistry, food technology and/or other related science.


Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Niamh on +353 21 4520313 or alternatively send an up to date CV to “”

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