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Graduate LIMS Application Support Analyst


Alfred H Knight has an exciting opportunity for a Graduate LIMS Application Support Analyst to join our Application Support team in our Group IT department located in Liverpool, UK. This is a perfect start for a chemistry graduate to transition into an IT career, maximising the adoption of the Group’s LIMS systems.

Based at our headquarters in Liverpool, UK and you will embark on a two year programme that is targeted to develop you to become a fully trained and operating LIMS Application Support Analyst. During the programme, you will:

  • Support key LIMS issues and operational changes.
  • Work on a complex LIMS implementation (potential global travel).
  • Experience working in the Group’s laboratories.
  • Go on secondment to other departments in IT, to learn all about our LIMS project. lifecycles, implementations and feature developments.
  • Have the opportunity to experience other systems and processes.



Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals, solid fuels and agriculture industries.

We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.



To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:




  • Adaptability: The ability to multitask and respond effectively to change.
  • Ambition: Must have ambitions to have a career in IT.
  • Analytical: The ability to draw accurate and informative conclusions from detailed research without losing sight of the bigger picture, providing practical solutions to complex problems.
  • Communication: Effective oral and written communication of ideas with an excellent command of English.
  • Independence: The ability to use intuition, take the initiative, be proactive in prioritising a dynamic and diverse workload.
  • Innovative: The ability to think outside the box and bring a new perspective.
  • Interpersonal: Confidence in forming professional relationships with a diverse range of people, including working inclusively and as part of a team.
  • Willingness. A growth mindset, willing to learn, willing to get involved,  co-operative and enabling attitude towards training, projects and personal development.


Required Qualifications

  • Achieved a minimum 2:1 degree in Chemistry or other relevant subject.


Work Experience

  • Any experience working in laboratories is advantageous.



  • Travel may be required.
  • Must have a valid passport and ability to obtain visas as necessary.


Required Languages

  • English (essential).
  • Spanish (advantageous).



We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.


Closing Date – Friday 19th July 2024

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