Analytical Chemist – Biotechnology (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Excellent Career Opportunity for an Entry Level R&D Analytical Chemist
  • Permanent Role in Cutting Edge R&D Organisation
  • Excellent Facilities in a Team Based Work Environment



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 position is ideal for an entry level R&D 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 permanent role include:

  • Analysis and characterisation of API and drug product candidates using in-house or compendial methods
  • Assisting with the analysis and characterisation of agrochemical candidate formulations using in-house or compendial methods
  • Assisting with the management of in-house stability studies on API and drug product samples
  • Maintaining detailed records of work and providing clear interpretation of own results both written and verbally



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 in a pharmaceutical quality control laboratory or university analytical research laboratory will be highly regarded
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of various analytical methodologies and instrumentation including HPLC, LCMS or preparative LC
  • 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 full selection criteria.

If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call our team at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100. After hours you can call Helen on 0438 620 434.



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. If our Consultants have not contacted you by the end of April 2016, you can assume that on this occasion you have not been short-listed. Please note, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles in the future.