Deputy Head of Laboratory Services

Job Title: Deputy Head of Laboratory Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chorley, Lancashire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J893920_1521561112
Contact Name: James Lowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2018 15:51

Job Description

Our Client, a UK based, independent calibration Laboratory Company are looking to recruit for a Deputy Head of Laboratory Services who will play a key role that involves significant calibration, fault finding and repair of measuring equipment used in a wide range of industries. Salary is on offer for the right candidate with the right level of knowledge, skill and experience.


  • Calibration of dimensional measuring instruments, tools and gauges
  • Calibration of jigs and fixtures
  • First article inspection
  • Inspection of difficult to measure parts
  • Site calibration for large or heavy items
  • UKAS Signatory (Electrical) that would be desirable
  • Low and Medium and high Gas Pressure Calibration
  • technical capabilities and management systems use
  • Independently auditing and accredited to ISO/IEC17025.


  • Excellent organisation skills and resource planning
  • High level of commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and pressure
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • a methodical approach
  • a high level of technical and scientific knowledge is key