Laboratory Supervisor

United Kingdom, Slough

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

As a Laboratory Supervisor, you will be leading and managing a team in the provision of support services for laboratory based scientists.  You will also assist the Head of Site Laboratory Services in identifying and implementing efficient processes consistently across all laboratories.

Leading a team of 5, you will work in a laboratory based environment, undertaking various activities to support the smooth running of the area, you will also coach and develop your team with best practice, to ensure that all tasks are achieve in an efficient and effective manner.

This role is based on-site in our facility in Slough, working hours are 7.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday.

Key responsibilities:

  • Scheduling and delivering support services for lab based scientists; this will include management of regular calibration checks, provision of buffers for laboratory methods, labware management

  • Developing and implementing improved and consistent services to all laboratories

  • Coaching and developing team members to ensure consistent high standards

  • Maintaining highest level of standards of safety and inspection readiness.

Key requirements:

  • Experience working in and/or supporting a laboratory environment

  • Experience leading a team within a support/lab environment, ability to plan, schedule and deliver activities

  • Proactive in identifying and helping implement innovative solutions for laboratory management

  • Strong communication skills, able to deal with internal customers and assess and deal with conflicting priorities effectively

  • Previous experience working in a GMP environment desirable

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.


Reference: R37091