Administration Officer – Agrichemical Laboratory – 6 Month Contract (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
  • 6 Month Maternity Leave Position
  • Friendly and Supportive Work Environment with State of the Art Laboratory Facilities
  • Training and Development Opportunities available



Our client is a Global Player with manufacturing and marketing operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Americas and Europe selling products in more than 100 countries around the world. With an extensive network of Regional Service Centers in key agricultural areas, our client provides excellent service to all their clients regardless of location.



This role is primarily an administration support to the Laboratories. The overall responsibility is to uphold administration tasks as required to maintain efficient & effective operation of the Laboratories ensuring standards are in line with company and legislative conditions.

Some of the tasks will include:

  • Ensuring the facilities are in good working condition, equipment and systems are well maintained and in order
  • Lead the 5S and housekeeping rules in the Laboratories, holding your colleagues accountable to ensure a safe, organized and professional working environment is maintained
  • Provide support for the maintenance of the groups digital information systems and workflows
  • Responsible for stock management of consumables, materials and equipment, preparing Purchase Order requests and processing invoices
  • Responsible for accurate data entry and maintenance of the laboratory’s Electronic Sample Management Storage system
  • Responsible for coordinating sample receipt, preparation and dispatch for a wide range of stakeholders to all parts of the Globe, including dangerous goods
  • Manage the appropriate disposal of waste including hazardous chemicals generated in the laboratories



  • 1-5 years administration experience in a laboratory environment
  • Applicants with some additional studies in Scientific Disciplines such as Chemistry are encouraged to apply
  • The ability to provide laboratory technician assistance for Chemists, though not necessary, will be highly regarded
  • An enthusiastic & independent self-starter who can work towards agreed targets and time lines
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment as well as autonomously.
  • Some knowledge of Hazard and Risk assessments within Manufactured Chemicals would be an advantage
  • Experience with stock control and management of laboratory consumables
  • Well developed communication skills, including an eye for detail in written documents
  • Good-Excellent computer skills
  • The ability to quickly learn various digital management systems and Electronic Laboratory Notebook software
  • Must be prepared to learn requirements for Dangerous Good Handling & Shipment



Our client’s success has been built around the attitude of its people. They invest heavily in selecting and developing the right people to meet their needs. Whilst this position is for Fixed Term Maternity Leave cover, a strong performance may lead to future opportunities with this company. 



Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria.  For a confidential discussion, please call please call Daniele on 0434 746 361 OR 03 9516 0100 during office hours and on 0438 620 434 after hours.



Thank You

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role.  Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates.  Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles.