GCMS Section Head

Salary Competitive


GCMS Section Head


Location: Bedfordshire


Our client is a leading contract service provider for scientific analysis, monitoring and compliance. Due to company expansion a key opportunity has come available for a GCMS Section Head to join the company and lead the Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry section. 


The role:

As the GCMS Section Head you will be responsible for the overall delivery of the section and technical performance. This will include:

·       Acting as the technical lead on Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry

·       Performance management of GCMS team

·       Ensure analysis meets customer requirements and methodologies are fit-for-purpose

·       Drive development of the section through improvements to technology, methodologies and analytical requirements


Experience expectations:

Suitable applicants will have;

Technical Background

·     Significant industry experience working within a commercial testing laboratory

·     Strong technical background in GC-MS (single and/or triple quadrupole)

·     Experience in the development of analytical methods

·     Good knowledge of UKAS accreditation and ISO standards (experience with GLP beneficial)

Managerial background

·     Experience managing a team, prioritising workloads and achieving deadlines

·     Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

·     Training, technical guidance and performance management of staff

·     Customer/client interaction experience


The Package:


In return our client offers a permanent opportunity within an expanding company and offering a competitive salary package and comprehensive benefits.

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