Laboratory Administrator

Job Ref: J30778
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Food & FMCG, Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 26 February 2019
  • West Yorkshire, England, UK West Yorkshire West Yorkshire UK HX1 4TZ
  • £19,000 - £22,000 per Annum
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2218

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Laboratory Administrator required, based in West Yorkshire. Requiring good knowledge of COSHH and MSDS documentation, with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Title: Laboratory Administrator

Location: West Yorkshire

Employment Term: Permanent

Salary: £19,000 - £22,000 (dependent on experience)

SRG is working with well-established, privately owned company specialising in the development and manufacture of personal care products, including cosmetics, skin care and hair care. Due to a recent increase in business, they are looking for a Laboratory Administrator to join the lab, supporting COSHH assessments and raw material certification. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone with a Chemistry background and good knowledge of COSHH assessments to gain some valuable experience in a busy laboratory.

Benefits: Independent company offering an opportunity to support a fast-paced laboratory and gain first-hand experience in a manufacturing environment. 40 working hours a week, with an early finish on Fridays. 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays and a matched pension scheme.

Role / Description

  • Completing COSHH Assessments for all chemicals used in the laboratory
  • Ensuring all Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) specifications are accurate and up to date for all chemicals
  • Liaising with suppliers to obtain any documents and certification required
  • Completion of technical forms for customers


  • Good knowledge and understanding of COSHH and MSDS
  • Chemistry background (from either education or industry)
  • Able to confidently use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good, practical numerical skills and strong written communication skills

This role would be an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in a laboratory environment.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Emma on 0161 868 2222

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: COSHH, MSDS, SDS, specifications, raw materials, chemicals, chemistry, science, laboratory, wet chemistry, lab support, administration, laboratory admin, documentation

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

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