Laboratory Administrator

Full Time
Job Sector:
Administration / Office Work
South Wales
Salary description:
Start Date:
SYNLAB Analytics & Services
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SYNLAB Laboratories is an energetic and evolving business operating in technical / science sectors and the Oil and Fuel business works with many industries in which lubricating oils are used to ensure machinery is kept in working order.

This business unit is part of Europe's largest independent provider of laboratory testing services. Based in Conwy, North Wales, the Oil and Fuel analysis department analyses and interprets data that is produced for many industries. Sample analysis is carried out on engines, gearboxes, hydraulics, compressors, and any other mechanical machines which use oil to lubricate the moving parts

Speed of operation, with precision and consistency of results are key to their service. The laboratory is also UKAS accredited.

At SYNLAB, their priority is to give excellent customer service to all their customers. This ethos runs right through their business and, whatever your role, you will be part of their customer service team.

As a Company, they are customer-focused and are committed to providing the best customer service with absolute integrity. Therefore, the ideal candidate will be open and honest, team-driven and will understand the importance of quality, health and safety.

Position: Sample Registration Assistant
Location: Conwy, North Wales
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £15,917.74 per annum

About the role:

To register samples received from customers into LlMS. To ensure all data is inputted into the system in an accurate and timely manner for the laboratory to carry out the analysis, compliant with customer and UKAS requirements. To liaise with customers daily in relation to sample queries and deviating samples.


- Working as part of a team to register all samples which arrive on site on the day of receipt.
- To adhere to customer requests and process all samples in accordance with these requests ensuring support is provided to the customer where needed.
- Entry and receipt of incoming samples onto LIMS ensuring individual customer requirements are adhered to and the correct analysis is assigned.
- To contact the customer if information is missing e.g. e-mail address for the report to be issued.
- To navigate LIMS and the shared drives to obtain customer information.
- To check that all paperwork associated with the samples is correct.
- To print labels for samples with unique LIMS label system to be despatched to the customer.
- Distribute sample information to the appropriate departments as and when required e.g. informing the German team of samples received for processing.
- To use the priority list to highlight to the laboratory / interpreters clients who's samples must be processed as a priority.
- To work with the customer and techservices team to update and maintain the sample information in the LIMS system.
- To amend sample details and update for retests where a customer request has been made.
- To adhere to priority lists and work schedules as provided by the supervisor to meet customer requirements.
- To take responsibility and ownership for inputting sample details in accordance with customer and UCAS requirements.
- To file and store submission sheets.
- To assist the Team Leader in the training new members of staff.
- To be aware of, and conform to, the Quality System and Health & Safety requirements specific to the work area including ISO 14001.

About you:

- The job holder must be educated to at least GCSE level in, however experience in touch typing would be advantageous.
- Ideally the job holder will have some data inputting experience.
- Good organisational skills and a responsible attitude are essential.
- Previous customer service experience is beneficial along with good telephone manner and the ability to effectively communicate over the telephone, face to face and via email.
- A familiarity with computers is essential including use of Microsoft office packages.
- The job holder needs to be competent with written and spoken English.
- There will a speed typing test to be completed at interview stage. The benchmark score for this will be 40 words per minute.

You may have experience of the following: Sample Registration Assistant, Sample Registration, Laboratory Administrator, Lab Administrator, Administrator, Admin Assistant, Office Admin, Data Entry, Data Input, etc.

Ref: 89657

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