Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Cork, Co Cork, Republic of Ireland

Laboratory Supervisor

Cork, Ireland
Job Title:  Laboratory Supervisor
Reporting to: Facilities and Operations Manager
Division: Chemistry Lab

Main purpose of role:

To supervise analysis as required in accordance with internal procedures and waste licence regulations and to support the operations of the water treatment facility 

General Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To provide analytical supervision in the chemistry laboratory depending on business and customer needs 
  • To ensure appropriate tests on incoming and outgoing samples are performed on a daily basis and to record, interpret and report results of same
  • To assist in the identification of problems and to troubleshoot and recommend the most appropriate course of action 
  • To ensure all results are documented in a timely and efficient manner and in accordance with the company’s systems and procedures 
  • To proactively address and highlight potential issues to the relevant department/ personnel when necessary
  • To ensure records are updated and maintained as required for the EPA waste management licence
  • To closely manage other lab personnel to investigate and develop new methods and processes as appropriate
  • To ensure consumables used within the lab and stock levels of same are monitored and managed
  • To adhere to the company’s health and safety policies and procedures at all times 
  • To ensure that the lab is kept clean and tidy at all times and adhere to good housekeeping practices 
  • To issue reporting certs to customers on a daily basis
  • To be the primary point of contact for customers for the chemistry lab. 
  • Ensuring all lab records are kept up to date in accordance with INAB 17025

The above description is a general outline of the requirements of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and may be added to in the future depending on the needs of the business. 

Skills and experience:

  • 2 – 5 years in a laboratory environment
  • Proficient in lab information management systems
  • Experience in ISO 17025 accredited lab a distinct advantage
  • Willingness to manage and resource laboratory and personnel
  • Highly energetic and motivated individual strongly focused on deliverables. 

No agencies please.