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Team Leader

Location:
Didcot
Company:
SOCOTEC UK Limited

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join an enthusiastic team delivering radio-nuclear results to a wide range of clients across the UK with the UK's number one testing, inspection and compliance company.

Client focused and quality driven, we are a leading provider of radiochemical testing. Now we need a Team Leader to join the team at our Didcot laboratory.

Salary: £highly competitive + valuable benefits

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join an enthusiastic team delivering radio-nuclear results to a wide range of clients across the UK with the UK's number one testing, inspection and compliance company.

Client focused and quality driven, we are a leading provider of radiochemical testing. Now we need a Team Leader for Didcot laboratory.

Reporting to the Laboratory Production Manager, your line management responsibility for a small team will include:

  • Holiday approvals
  • Sickness management (registering, return to work forms, sickness rules )
  • First point of contact for team members
  • Assuring team adherence to quality and health and safety protocols
  • PDPs

You will also be responsible for sample result delivery and will be able to:

  • Know progress of all jobs in area
  • Be responsible for turnaround in area (knowing why things aren't on time for example)
  • Keep ISIS, our LIMS, updated with changes in expected delivery
  • Keep customers informed of delays
  • Manage sample throughput (work schedules etc)
  • Prepare samples for analysis
  • Analyse samples in line with standard operating procedures
  • Calculate results
  • Prepare reports of results to the customers
  • Schedule and perform preventative maintenance of equipment within the area
  • Keep ISIS, our LIMS, updated with sample progress (start date, preparation date, analysis date, calculated, reported)

You will support Quality control by:

  • Issuing log entries (customer complaints, non-conformities, potential non-conformities, improvement actions)
  • Helping Quality Manager with investigations
  • Participating in proficiency test schemes
  • Assisting Lab Manager with validation planning
  • Be responsible for equipment in area through delegation to team members
  • Be responsible for one specific equipment type (e.g. balances)

Overall responsibilities include:

  • Setting a positive example to team members
  • Being client focused and quality driven
  • Having a right first time approach to work
  • Maintaining a 5S approach to work
  • Being motivated to learn team based systems and achieve objectives
  • Being aware of, and following the company's Quality Assurance procedures
  • Being aware of, and following the company's Health and Safety protocols
In return, we offer a competitive salary, and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension and discounts on high street shopping. With over 100 years of history, SOCOTEC is the UK's leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, operating across three sectors and offering an unrivalled range of technical expertise and accredited services, including consultancy. Proud of our innovative nature, customer focus and drive to continually improve, we put people at the heart of what we do, employing more than 1400 people throughout a nationwide network of UKAS accredited laboratories and offices, serving over 7000 customers.
Think you've got what it takes to add value to our success?
SOCOTEC is an equal opportunities employer.

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