Quality Administrator

Job Title: Quality Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Reference: J907891_1617889021
Contact Name: Charlie Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2021 14:37

Job Description

This is an entry level role for a school leaver with an interest in Science and/or Quality.


  • To ensure daily quality checks are carried out for balances and temperatures
  • To ensure that the pipettors are calibrated
  • To check the ioniser unit on a daily basis
  • To keep accurate records of quality checks
  • Maintaining and updating databases
  • Maintenance of equipment records
  • Assisting with any other QA duties
  • Ad hoc calibration work, as required
  • Undertaking routine audits
  • Collation and review data from relevant Proficiency Testing Schemes


  • To work in a professional and safe manner
  • To advise others to work in a professional and safe manner
  • To ensure that the laboratory areas and work surfaces are free from clutter, and any spillages on the bench, floor and especially the instruments are immediately cleaned up.
  • To assist others in the performance of their duties if trained in that area of operation and if time allows.
  • To ensure that samples are returned to the appropriate storage area after testing
  • Maintenance of confidentiality
  • To comply with all the Health and Safety and ISO14001 requirements of your role, and perform any other reasonable duties as required by the Chemtest Business.

Key Attributes:

  • Organisational Skills
  • Results Focus
  • Self Motivation
  • Technical Competence


  • GCSE's (English, Maths and Science) or equivalent
  • A level - Science or equivalent
  • 6 months relevant work experience - minimum

Skills/ Experience:

  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with relevant instrumentation (particular to each department)
  • PC literate - Basic
  • Relevant analytical experience
  • Numerical & verbal reasoning

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