Laboratory Manager in Norfolk

Lab Manager

Location – King’s Lynn

Salary – £30,000 - £39,000

Permanent, full time


Our client is the market leader in liquid fertilisers in the UK and manufactures and exports a unique range of plant nutrients and crop health promoters to over 60 countries worldwide. Seeking an experienced chemist to oversee a small laboratory team in a management role.



  • Oversee the day to day running of a small laboratory team
  • Working closely with the productions, sales and marketing departments on all new products
  • Develop new and innovative formulation
  • Responsible for ensuring all formulations comply with current regulations
  • Improve and develop existing products
  • General laboratory housekeeping

Candidate Profile

  • Degree in chemistry or a related field
  • Strong background understanding of chemistry plus experience working with complex mixtures
  • Background in toiletry/cosmetic or ink/paint formulations
  • Experience of Rheology and suspensions
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a bus, industrial lab
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work well in a busy team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Role requires strong mathematical ability and computer literacy
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Self-motivated and have a desire to develop their role to suit company needs


Previous laboratory experience is required but may be in the form of either work-based experience, or a strong academic background; however, full training will be given on laboratory protocols and the use of specialist equipment.




King's Lynn



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