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Lab Manager

Lab Manager
by Admin on 05-01-2024 at 2:14 pm

Website Pragmatic


Pragmatic are seeking Lab Manager to take over responsibility for our growing electronics & reliability lab in Cambridge. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of the Cambridge lab, in particular the day to day scheduling of work on tools, health & safety, and equipment maintenance & calibration.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  •  Line manage and grows a team of lab technicians and planners
  • Manage the budget and track spending for the lab, including consumables, maintenance, and development projects.
  • Ensure the lab is a safe, efficient, and pleasant place to work.
  • Develop & review procedures for how to operate lab equipment, perform maintenance, and assemble prototypes. And ensure they are followed. .
  • Take experiment plans submitted by engineers and work them into a schedule of tasks for the lab team
  • Develop & maintain schedules for calibration, maintenance, and training.
  • Work closely with suppliers arrange equipment installation, maintenance, calibration, and training.
  • Take a proactive approach to resolving issues, tackling problems, and learning about new systems.

Qualifications and training

  • GCSE Grade “C” equivalent or better in English, Maths, IT and a Science subject
  • Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience as an electronics lab technician or managing a lab
  • Demonstrable knowledge of lean six sigma, it’s principles, and how to implement it. A strong understanding of electronics and its core principles.
  • Knowledge of ESD and Health & Safety; best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • A strong ability to work to tight deadlines and progress multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team.
  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • An enthusiasm for engineering, electronics, and learning

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience managing a team.
  • Demonstrable experience in handling lab equipment’s such as oscilloscope, power supply, function generator. Etc
  • The ability to follow technical documents electrical and electronic circuit blueprints, diagrams, and schematics is an added advantage
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