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Anglian Water
Huntingdon, East of England, United Kingdom
26 days ago
Anglian Water
Huntingdon, East Of England, United Kingdom
26 days ago


Laboratory Operations Manager 

£37K - £43K, Salary dependant on skills and experience


Full time, 37 hours a week, working window between 6am – 10pm

Huntingdon, Central Laboratory

Tap into your potential and test a new career with Anglian Water! 

Culturing Analytical Excellence! 

Anglian Water supplies clean, safe drinking water to 4.3million people and cleans a billion litres of used water every single day before returning it back to nature, helping to protect both our rivers and biodiversity. Leading the industry by achieving ISO standards in quality, environment and health and safety ensures we can proudly say that we supply some of the best water on the planet.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Operations Manager to join the Laboratory Management team. In this fantastic role you’ll work across our different divisions to ensure your lab based team are providing a timely, flexible and accurate service our customers.   

You’ll work with our partners, collaborating effectively to support the aims of the business and maintain an environment that our people aspire to be part of, in which they are able to fulfil their potential, providing opportunities to grow and develop.  

You’ll work to establish sustainable operations through efficiency, lean methodology and innovative thinking and be regarded as a credible source of expertise and advice in our specialist fields. 

Taking personal ownership when developing yours and your team’s potential, you’ll effectively performance manage, using personal development reviews, 1:1 meetings, customer feedback, 360 feedback and company development programmes. 

In event of water quality related incidents you’ll  advise business contacts regarding analytical matters.  

The role would involve working a 1 in 11 week standby rota and you would receive a standby allowance and day off in lieu for this.

As a valued employee, you’ll be entitled to:

  • Full private healthcare with no excess
  • 26 days leave, rising with service + Bank Holidays, with the option to swap Christmas and Easter holidays for those celebrated by your religion
  • A flexible working culture
  • Competitive pension scheme – we double-match your contributions up to 6%
  • Life Assurance at eight times your salary
  • Personal Accident cover – up to 5x your salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Lots of great discounts
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle
  • Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell
  • An excellent Family Leave package – to help you support your family

 What does it take to be a Laboratory Operation Manager? 

You should have a thorough understanding of working in a regulated laboratory environment, along with the ability to analyse, compare, interpret and make decisions based on data. 

You should be able to demonstrate sound technical understanding of inorganic chemistry with relevant experience in a high throughput analytical laboratory.

We are looking for you to have experience of managing a team, you’ll need the ability to identify development needs, seeking and providing opportunities.  

It’s essential that you can work to deadlines, deliver plans and implement them effectively. 

It’s ideal if you have a degree in a scientific field and you should hold or be working towards Chartered Status. 

Opportunities are open to all suitably qualified candidates.

Why Anglian Water?

At Anglian Water we strive to do the right thing for our people, our customers and the environment. 

We have created a simple but powerful values framework for our employees based around our Purpose, our Mission and our Values. We call it our North Star framework, and it gives us a common goal we can all get behind. It brings us together as a business and helps us to shape our strategies now and in the future. And whatever changes we may drive over the years, the heart of who we are and what we stand for will remain constant. 

Closing date:  9th December 2021

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59647918
  • Location:
    Huntingdon, East Of England, United Kingdom
  • Position Title: Laboratory Operations Manager
  • Company Name: Anglian Water
  • Job Function: Water Operations

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