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Laboratory Operations Manager Cork

Ref: 78168

  • Negotiable
  • 04 Jan 2023
  • Retained

Laboratory Manager Cork

About the Company

My client is an international leader in providing a range of testing services across multiple sites in Ireland and Globally.

About the Position

Reporting into the General Manager, the Laboratory Manager will be responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day operations of the laboratory and effectively managing and coaching the Laboratory team. This is a full time, permanent, site-based role.

Key Responsibilities 

  • To provide leadership, training, supervision and support to the Laboratory team by proactive and effective planning of workload and resources.
  • To ensure samples are processed accurately, promptly and efficiently for required chemical and environmental testing while maintaining high standards of compliance with Health and Safety, Quality System and Customer requirements.
  • To provide excellent customer service through accurate and timely reporting of results and response to customer queries.
  • To proactively assist management with technical and operational development of the department to ensure the business objectives and Customer requirements are consistently delivered.


  • A third level degree
  • Leadership & direct line management experience - essential
  • 3-5+ years’ experience working in a contract laboratory or a commercial laboratory. 
  • Experience managing turnaround times in a commercial or service environment
  • Good commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Good team player and an effective coach and mentor
  • Organised, accurate and strong documentation skills
  • Passionate about quality and customer service
  • Good communication skill both internally and externally. Ability to understand customers’ requirements and to be able to devise and articulate the most appropriate solutions.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 17025 / ISO 9001
  • Eligibility to live and work in Ireland

Remuneration Package

Excellent base salary with benefits including health insurance and pension.


For more information on this role or any other Life Sciences roles contact Gillian McMurrough via email | click on the apply button below.

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