Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory Assistant


£20,000 - £22,000 / Permanent / Part Time

Reference: WS-2033

Laboratory Assistant – Ludlow – Part Time - £20,000 to £22,000 Pro Rata + Benefits 

Working Solutions are proudly recruiting for the UKs leading provider of anaerobic digestion systems and solutions. We are looking to find a Laboratory Assistant to assist with the day-to-day testing and documentation requirements. The client have been at the cutting edge of this renewable and green technology for over 25 years and have a small, but highly developed team of industry experts who are able to provide mechanical, operational and biological support in the commissioning of biomass digestors.  

The main responsibility of the role will be to assist and support the day-to-day activities in the onsite Laboratory. You will be seconded to the Support Scientist to analyse digestate and feedstock of samples taken from all over the UK and assist with reporting findings based on data collected in the lab. You will already have some previous experience working within a laboratory environment either in a professional or educational capacity and will be well versed in the use of common equipment and apparatus you are likely to encounter. It is essential that you are aware of health and safety issues that could arise in a lab so keen attention to detail and good housekeeping standards are required You will also have a good level of IT literacy as data is manipulated on a computer via Excel sheets.  

The work is to be based over three days per week on the clients’ busy days- Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday but with expectation to help out on an Adhoc basis when the business requires. The role has the potential to develop further for the right candidate as the client promote professional development and see growing their staff members as the key to their continued success. The successful candidate will enjoy a generous salary, excellent benefits package and employer. 

Essential Criteria 

  • A level or equivalent in Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry 
  • Pervious experience of working in a laboratory environment 
  • Own car (Site has no public transport) 
  • Interest in renewable energies and alternative technology 

If you think that you might be a good fit for this exciting role then please get in touch immediately as the client are looking to fill this role quickly. Email your most up to date CV to or call 01584 877 677 to speak with Guy. 

Whether you’re seeking a new permanent position or temporary assignment you’ll find us friendly and professional. Located in central Ludlow, Shropshire we focus on jobs in the West Midlands and UK-wide. Working Solutions has been established for 26 years and with the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you. 

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful however, we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities 

How to apply:

Please contact Guy Bunting - Recruitment Consultant


T: 01584 877677

Reference: WS-2033