Chemical Lab Manager - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Kildare
  • Permanent
  • 19th May 2023
  • 60,000
  • Ref ID: #36197

Job Description

  • Location: Newbridge , Kildare
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #36197
  • Salary: NON 60,000.00

Here at Osborne, we have an exciting new opportunity! We are currently hiring a Chemical Lab Manager on behalf of our client, a world-renowned food safety company based in Naas, Kildare.

The ideal candidate will be reporting to the Managing Director and will possess a chemistry related degree and food testing experience.


  • Salary €60,000+ DOE with various benefits
  • Onsite, Monday to Friday with flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working is negotiable after probation
  • Free onsite parking


  • 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 keep up to date with relevant legislation


  • 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 ideal candidate must have a minimum degree in microbiology, chemistry, food technology and/or other related science
  • Solid leadership and communication skills for creating interactive relationships with the teams, building plans and processes, setting deadlines and steering projects to completion
  • Find the balance between a results-oriented and people-oriented style of leadership
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude
  • Customer and employee-focused
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Project management
  • Problem-solving skills


For more information please apply through the link provided for the attention of Jamie Smyth or call Osborne Recruitment on 01 638 4400
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered for this or other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided. Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a VALID WORK PERMIT, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. 
Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456