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Scientific & Laboratory

Job Description

A Central Lab Manager is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our major Cork based food client client. The purpose of this role is to manage the Central Lab Quality Control Laboratory to provide consistency and excellence in material testing, safely producing test , for both external and internal customers

Role of this position

  • Planning: Responsible for the efficient implementation of approved sampling plans for the process (including raw material, in-process and finished goods to agreed turnaround times.
  • People: Recruit, manage, train and develop the QC teams ensuring they operate in a safe manner and to documented SOPs.
  • Cost: Overall ownership and responsibility of the development & delivery of the Lab finances within budget.
  • Purchasing: Responsible for procurement of Lab equipment, consumables and services.
  • Day to day responsibility for the laboratory activity and equipment maintenance.
  • Quality: Development & maintenance of the lab QMS and accreditation standards.


  • 3+ years experience in QC Management in Dairy, Food, Pharma or equivalent sector.
  • 3rd level qualification in relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated excellent QC technical competence and hands on experience with Laboratory equipment and new method

introduction Please call Brian Flynn today for further information on 021 4297423 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Scientific & Laboratory

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900