Food , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Microbiology Lab Director

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Leinster
  • 41947988

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Microbiology Lab Director for a leading multi-national client based in Newbridge Co Kildare.

This is a permanent position.


  • Leadership of the entire Microbiology Department
  • Building and creating a high-performance team
  • Identifying and implementing efficiency and productivity improvements
  • Talent development
  • Ensures adherence to defined protocols and SOPs
  • Ensure safety policies are followed
  • Support Sales and Customer Care as technical expert
  • Working with other functions such as Product Management and Research to add new methods in fast and error free fashion
  • Continually optimize testing operations to meet customer expectations on speed and quality
  • Collaborate with LD on selection, optimization and justification of equipment and all other analytical resources



The successful candidate must be experienced in the activities related to a food testing microbiology laboratory.  The Director of Microbiology has demonstrated experience creating and leading technical groups to a high level of performance.  The role is ideally filled by a Master Degree or PhD in Microbiology or related area of food testing focus. 5- 10 years of managing a busy laboratory and managing large teams of people.


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 “”

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***


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