We’re hiring – Laboratory and Facilities Manager

Nov 8th 2018
We’re hiring – Laboratory and Facilities Manager

8th November 2018

Due to ongoing success, CatSci Ltd is entering a period of high growth and now requires an experienced Laboratory and Facilities Manager to support the dynamic team in their world-class facility.

Location: Cardiff, UK

Contract: Full-time, permanent, to start as soon as possible

Compensation: £28-38k, 25 days annual leave, company benefits and annual bonus

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Reporting directly to a Senior Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the smooth and efficient running of CatSci’s laboratory facilities
  • Qualification of new apparatus and equipment for laboratory use
  • Training of scientific staff in use of laboratory equipment
  • Planning and following through with laboratory and equipment maintenance and upgrade schedules
  • Procurement of equipment, chemicals and consumables as required for project needs
  • Developing, writing and upholding relevant SOPs
  • Implementing and maintaining safety standards in the company
  • Supporting the technical team to ensure efficient and effective delivery of projects

Knowledge and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Significant experience (5+ years) in laboratory or facilities management in a scientific laboratory context
  • A qualification in science (HNC, HND or Degree level) or in facilities management/laboratory management
  • Good understanding of COSHH regulations and GLP
  • Experience dealing with cryogenic and other gases, pressure elute systems and their associated regulations
  • Experience in the handling, packaging and transport of dangerous goods
  • Proven ability to work with a wide range of people to ensure the smooth running of a facility

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Self-motivated and able to work well with a fair degree of autonomy
  • Able to prioritise and reconcile agendas of various stakeholders
  • A ‘can do’ attitude; able to identify and implement creative solutions to operational


To Apply for this Position

Please send your CV to angela.moseley@catsci.com with a covering letter outlining why you believe you are qualified for this varied and pivotal role.

Applications will only be considered if received by e-mail.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and must be fluent in both spoken and written English.


© CatSci Ltd, 2018.

Vacancy enquiries:
Angela Moseley