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Scientific Services Technical Manager

Recruiter
Location
Brighton
Salary
£41000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
23 Jun 2017
Closes
21 Jul 2017
Ref
EMP390606
Contact
Mimi Leung
Sector
Science
Discipline
Process / Chemical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
At Southern Water, providing the very best quality drinking water to our customers and looking after the environment are at the heart of our business. We demonstrate this by complying with regulations detailed by the Drinking Water Inspectorate who are the UK’s guardians of water quality and the Environment Agency. As the Scientific Services Technical Manager you will play a key role in ensuring we provide the best sampling and testing operation. You will lead the company approach on developing a robust quality system including the implementation of accredited on-line monitoring systems.

You will be degree qualified (ideally in chemistry or a related scientific subject) and chartered, or willing to work towards chartered status. We’re looking for someone with an in-depth knowledge of the ISO17025, DWTS and MCERTS standards and an understanding of the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations and associated guidance.

This role will involve working with people across the company so it is vital you are able to communicate and present complex data from different systems and across multiple disciplines to non-technical audiences. You will also have strong organisational and project management skills.
Why work at Southern Water?

Our engineers, scientists, technicians, customer and corporate service teams work together to provide water and wastewater services to more than 4.6 million people across the South East. Working for us, you’ll:

- Play a vital role in your community
- Help to safeguard our natural resources for future generations
- Live and work in a region that includes more than 800km of pristine coastline