Kitchen Laboratory Assistant - #1134005

Archer Daniels Midland

Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Archer Daniels Midland

Kitchen Laboratory Assistant


United Kingdom

Information Technology

Job Description

Your Responsibilities

  • To coordinate, document and carry out analysis (where applicable) of incoming samples across various laboratories.

  • Responsible for goods in/out.

  • To follow Laboratory Procedures and Work Instructions to ensure consistent and reliable results.

  • Maintain equipment to ensure it is fit for purpose and organize/coordinate maintenance with contractors.

  • To assist in the maintenance of the food/beverage laboratories. Ensure good housekeeping practices following cleaning schedules, GLP and GMP, maintaining a quality system of documentation.

  • Work to a high standard of safety and cleanliness. To be responsible for own personal safety and that of people working in the area.

  • Liaise with other departments to insure process interruptions are kept to a minimum.

  • To undertake various Lab tasks as directed.

  • To assist in maintaining stock levels.

  • To prepare food/beverage samples as required for internal and external use.

  • To coordinate and carry out analysis of samples including taste testing of finished product.

  • To input recipes on the SAP IT system.

Your Profile

  • 5 GCSEs grade c or above, including maths & science

  • Good Laboratory Practice experience, if possible

  • Spoken and written English

  • UK/EU driving license

  • Basic computer skills (MS Office, Excel)

  • Undertake some physical activities

  • Applies safe working practice

  • Interest in food/drink beneficial

  • Being proactive

 Your Future Perspective

  • Challenging tasks, short decision-making processes and a high level of personal responsibility in a modern work environment with flexible work time models

  • Room for innovative thinking and growth with the possibility to manage your own career path.

  • A company culture which promotes continuous learning and diversity.  To assist with this all colleagues are able to join our Women’s and Multicultural Employee Resource Groups, and the ADM Pride Employee Network and the Young Professionals Network.  As well as the company wide mentorship programme as mentor or mentee.

  • Excellent career opportunities in a world leading nutrition company.

  • An attractive remuneration including a variety of social benefits like subsidized health & fitness offers.

  • ADM is a company where managers and colleagues are encouraged to discuss and enable the flexibility that is needed to meet the demands of work and life

  • Additional benefits and support for maternity and paternity leave

  • ADM are an advocate of having a workforce who are aware of their mental health.  In addition to our network of Mental Health First Aiders, all new starters to the business will be enrolled in ‘Mental Health Aware’ training within three months of joining the business.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at

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