Laboratory Manager

  • Job Reference: Laboratory Manager
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Magenta Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Slough
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Food & Beverage Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Bryoni Charles
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 547 3399

Job Description

Laboratory Manager wanted in Berkshire…

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for an outstanding, venerable, independent food manufacturer.




  • Ensure all HACCP procedures are adhered to and documentation is filled in correctly.
  • Ensure that all production documentation is correct for use before any filling of product takes place.
  • Carry out product testing for all areas of production and work to a method of positive release.
  • Implement bulk tanker checks for incoming / outgoing products.
  • Implement daily checks on stored products in tanks.
  • Routine calibration of lab test equipment
  • Manage a team of two Production Technicians
  • Manage the activities of all laboratory Technicians
  • Ensure Calibration of lab test equipment
  • Use of Hydrochloric and Sulphuric acid
  • Use of Sodium Carbonate and Sodium Hydroxide Controlling the inversion and neutralisation of syrups in vat production.
  • Carry out production related testing - Brix, pH, colour and polarisation.
  • Implementation of a positive release production system for all products including blended and sieved sugars Completion of production related documentation.



  • Experience of HACCP, BRC & ISO production standards.
  • 5 years related work experience. Knowledge of Health & Safety systems
  • Proven record of accomplishment of work within a laboratory environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar post.
  • Food production background
  • HPLC analysis knowledge