Analytical Chemist – Biotechnology (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Excellent opportunity with a growing Australian biotech company
  • Conduct analysis and characterisation of products
  • Join a collaborative team and grow your analytical skills



Our client is a well-known, successful biotech company based in Melbourne. Due to the success of their innovative products in Australia and abroad, they continue to grow and excel.

Boasting modern facilities and a wide array of sophisticated analytical equipment, they offer a friendly and supportive work environment where people respect each other and work together to achieve common goals. Everyone contributes to the success of the organisation. With a focus on working safely whilst delivering the best quality products as efficiently as possible, they seek a down-to-earth, collaborative individual to join their Analytical team.



This newly created 12-month position is ideal for an entry-level Analytical Chemist who wishes to enhance their skills and progress their career in a cutting edge, analytical drug development environment.

Some of the main duties associated with this role include:

  • Perform analysis and characterisation of API and drug product candidates using in-house or compendial methods
  • Assist with purity determination testing
  • Conduct stability studies on API and drug product samples
  • Carry out receipt and release of raw materials for in-house API production
  • Perform calibration and maintenance of scientific equipment
  • Assist in administrative tasks such as shipping of relevant samples, writing of SOPs, and maintaining consumables in the laboratory
  • Contribute to the continuous development of quality assurance systems including GMP
  • Maintain detailed records of work and providing a clear interpretation of own results both written and verbally
  • Ensure compliance with OHS, and adhere to all internal policies and procedures



A true team player, the ideal candidate will need to meet the following criteria:

  • A BSc or BSc (Hons) in Chemistry or similar
  • Prior experience (2–4 years) in a pharmaceutical quality control laboratory or university analytical research laboratory role is a must
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of various analytical methodologies and instrumentation including HPLC, IR, and NMR
  • Previous experience with the use of Karl Fischer
  • Stability testing of pharmaceutical products
  • Experience with raw material release
  • Knowledge in the use of LCMS or preparative LC would be advantageous
  • Strong organisational skills including the ability to keep detailed records
  • A diligent, hardworking individual with a strong work ethic
  • Flexibility to deal with a change in priorities at short notice
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with others in the team and take direction as needed
  • Excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a strong ability to multi-task

Rare opportunity for an early career stage candidate to join a cutting edge Biotech Company.  If you have an excellent work ethic and a thirst for learning, we want to hear from you!


Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the selection criteria above.

If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call Dan on 0415 573 220.



CS Executive Group would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of correspondence our recruitment team receives on a daily basis, we genuinely cannot respond to each application—only those applicants being considered for shortlisting as candidates are contacted.

If on this occasion you’re unsuccessful, your details will be added to our Talent Pool database.