Analytical Chemist – Biotechnology (The position has been filled)
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 full-time position is ideal for an Analytical Chemist who wishes to progress their career in a cutting edge, analytical drug development environment.

Some of the main duties associated with this permanent role include:

  • Perform analysis and characterisation of API and drug product candidates using in-house or compendial methods;
  • Assist with purity determination testing using a variety of analytical techniques;
  • Manage stability studies on API and drug product samples;
  • Perform receipt and release of raw materials for in-house API production;
  • Undertake calibration and maintenance of scientific equipment;
  • Contribute to the continuous development and ongoing maintenance of the quality management systems, which includes writing and/or reviewing documentation and reports; and
  • Maintain awareness of and compliance with all internal policies and procedures, which includes all requirements under OH&S legislation.



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

  • A BSc or BSc (Hons) in Chemistry or a related field;
  • Prior experience (4–8 years) in a pharmaceutical quality control laboratory or a university analytical research laboratory;
  • You must have worked within a regulated setting and thus have knowledge of GLP, GMP, FDA, and/or ICH regulations and guidelines;
  • An understanding of quality management system (QMS) requirements (e.g., compliance with ISO/IEC 17025) will be well regarded;
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of various analytical methodologies and instrumentation including HPLC, LC/MS, and preparative LC;
  • Stability testing of pharmaceutical products and experience with raw material release is highly desirable;
  • Strong organisational skills are a prerequisite, which includes an ability to keep detailed records;
  • A diligent, hardworking individual with a strong work ethic, you shall also demonstrate flexibility to deal with changes in priorities at short notice;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with others in the team and take direction as needed; and
  • Excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a strong ability to multi-task.

This is an opportunity for a suitably experienced candidate to join a cutting edge Biotech Company. Accordingly, 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. Or send an email message to [email protected]



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 daily, we genuinely cannot respond to each application—only those applicants being considered for shortlisting as candidates are contacted.

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