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Laboratory Administrator


Alfred H Knight has an exciting opportunity for a laboratory administrator to join our Precious Metal Department based in Lea Green. In this role, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to a busy laboratory team. As part of the job, you would have to carry out office administration tasks and use various laboratory instruments.



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 and solid fuels 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:


  • File assay cards ensuring accuracy at all times.
  • Archive samples on a regular basis ensuring accuracy at all times.
  • To complete the Dore inventory and pre analysis scanning.
  • Order consumables when necessary.
  • Compile data and oven profile ensuring accuracy at all times.
  • Regularly update turnaround dates in the Laboratory systems.
  • Review all training records and advise when reviews are necessary.
  • Compile statistics regarding Weighers.
  • Complete carding up, including LIMS.
  • To complete Prill scans and associated calculations, XEPOS scans for anode slimes and catalyst.
  • Database management (i.e. data accuracy) in accordance with the Company policy and procedures.
  • Undertake responsibilities to ensure the consistency of the quality of services provided to clients; contributing and providing input to enhancements in systems to improve effectiveness and efficiency of such services.
  • To undertake other duties of an appropriate nature in consultation with the Line Manager.
  • Responsibilities must be carried out in a manner that promotes equality of opportunity, dignity with due respect for all employees and is consistent with our equal opportunities policy.
  • Undertake responsibilities in accordance with company policy and procedures.
  • Undertake responsibilities in accordance with company health and safety policy and procedures.



  • Good interpersonal skills. The ability able to communicate (verbally/written) and liaise professionally at all levels.
  • A team player with dignity and due respect for fellow colleagues.
  • A good understanding of quality of service and appreciation of factors involved in delivering a quality service.
  • Excellent organisation with a good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A proactive approach working from your own initiative.
  • IT Literate. Competence with standard Microsoft software packages and competent in preparing management information and reports.
  • Experience within an office administration environment.
  • GCSE Grade A – C English, Maths and Science.



  • Good commercial understanding and appreciation of factors involved in delivering a profitable service.
  • Working knowledge of quality services and the factors involved in delivering a quality service.



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

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