Analytical Chemist – Biological Samples (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
02/02/2016
  • Rare Opportunity to Join State of the Art Laboratory
  • Friendly and Supportive Working Environment
  • Permanent Role, Inner Melbourne Location

 

​CLIENT

Our client, operates a drug testing laboratory which specializes in the detection of drugs and related substances in biological fluids such as blood and urine. It also provides a drug testing service to industry in the areas of human workplace and OH&S. Due to growth, this busy Consulting Laboratory, is looking to employ an experienced and enthusiastic Analytical Chemist on a permanent basis.

 

ROLE

The role of the Analytical Chemist is to carry out drug screening of biological samples for clients across racing and human operations.

We are looking for person with initiative, a keen eye for detail, who has excellent time management, multi-tasking and communication skills, is a team player and is ready for their next career challenge.

You will be required to:

  • Run a variety of drug screening methods using both GCMS and LCMS techniques
  • Accurately check data produced by these methods and make recommendations for further investigation if required
  • Liaise closely with other team members to ensure all work is completed accurately and efficiently;
  • Perform both qualitative and quantitative confirmatory analysis of suspected drug positives in equine, canine and human samples
  • Perform TCO2 confirmatory analysis of equine blood samples using ion-selective electrode instrumentation
  • Ensure instrumentation is maintained on a daily basis including calibration and evaluation of drug mix to confirm sensitivity and chromatography status

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Chemistry or related discipline
  • One to three years in a related field would be advantageous but not mandatory
  • LCMS / GCMS experience in addition to a working knowledge of SPE techniques is desirable
  • Problem solving, innovative thinking and excellent attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to multi-task and strong time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a team member or autonomously
  • Be adaptable and flexible to deal with a varying work load
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great work ethic and reliability are essential for this busy role

Please specify in your application what techniques, instruments and relevant software you have experience with.

 

APPLICATIONS

To be considered for this role please apply at your earliest convenience by using the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated Resume with a Covering Letter to the team at CS Executive Group.

 

THANK YOU

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. Please note, however, that your resumes will remain on our database and be considered for additional suitable roles.