Laboratory Administrator

  • Location
    Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 26000 - £ 28000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: Laboratory Administrator

LOCATION: Bridgwater, Somerset

HOURS: 8.45am - 5.15pm, Monday to Friday

SALARY: £26,000 - £28,000 PA DOE

BENEFITS: 22 days holiday annual leave plus 8 Bank Holidays, free parking, Cycle to Work scheme, Company pension, on the job training, free tea / coffee facilities, established and long standing team.

THE COMPANY: A highly successful and expanding industry leader dedicated to manufacturing, delivering and maintaining high quality products and exceptional customer care.

THE ROLE: You will be responsible for providing administrative and analytical support, to enable the technologists to concentrate on developing new products.


  • Support the team with administrative and analytical support.

  • Create and maintain filing and recording systems for all works streams

  • Arrange dates and time for trials with the Operations and Planning team.

  • Ensure the correct materials and documentation is available ahead of the trial to allow the team to carry out trials in a timely manner.

  • Collect samples, accurately record sample data, date & time of production, products codes, and trial information needed for the trial library.

  • Co-ordinate meetings as directed, including booking meeting rooms and refreshments.

  • Working with Procurement team to purchase materials for trials as directed.

  • Carry out low levels testing and record results accurately

  • Carry out analysis on trial data as directed.

  • Maintain the samples library, document sample data as directed and store samples safely for easy retrieval.

  • Work with EH&S Manager and Procurement Manager to ensure all chemicals used in Innovations have up to date safety data sheets & are stored safely and maintain safety sheet library.

  • Ensure that chemicals or other materials are disposed of safely & responsibly in accordance with the Safety Data Sheet.


The successful candidate will have knowledge and previous experience in a Quality environment or Research and Development role in a manufacturing environment, with experience working in testing labs. You will ideally be a Graduate in Maths or Science, HND or similar. You will need to work in a logistical and calm manner, have an analytical mindset and be able to interpret data and make logical conclusions. You will have the ability to understand and interpret complex technical information and be able to communicate this to colleagues or suppliers in an easy to understand manner.

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position please apply online, or email your CV to or call the team on 01823 285440.

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