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Trainee Lab Administrator

Swavesey, Cambridgeshire
Up to £17000 per annum
35 hours a week
Yvette Scott BSc.

Trainee Lab Administrator

Meyer Scott Ref: VR/08240

Location: Swavesey

Salary: £17,000 p.a.

Permanent Role:

Our client is a medium sized specialized professional business based in a village location. They are a surveying business who offer advice to industry, through laboratory analysis, with respect to commercial, residential and environmental concerns.


Operating from very smart offices they are located in easy access of the A14 and have plenty of free parking available.

Their process involves samples being brought back from site for analyses, where they are mounted on slides for identification. These findings are then accurately logged enabling colleagues to prescribe the next course of action.

No previous administration experience is required for this role, but some would make your life easier. They are really looking for candidates who are looking for a career in an office. You will have existing MS Office skills, a can do attitude, as this business is a Consultancy environment you will need to possess a professional approach to the workplace. As this opportunity offers full time training, you must have a steady work history which demonstrates that you don't jump from job to job!

You would eventually be trained to assist with these Key Responsibilities

· Check the reports are technically accurate before being sent

● Liaise with site staff to assist in resolving any queries that may be identified when report checking.

● Follow set procedures when working with samples.

● Accurately input sample information and analysis into their internal system

● Maintain a high level of cleanliness and tidiness within the lab

● Calibrate and maintain equipment as required

● Work well as part of a wider team

● Assisting with administration tasks when required.


· Strong organisational skills

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· A full clean driving license and access to own transport would be an advantage due to the office location.

Hours: 9am - 5pm.

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