Analytical Chemist – Supplement Drug Testing (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Rare opportunity to join drug testing laboratory
  • Excellent facilities with supportive work culture
  • Permanent full-time role with competitive salary



Our client is a not-for-profit organisation set up in Victoria in 1988. It operates a drug testing laboratory which specialises in the detection of drugs and related substances in Victoria, as well as for interstate and overseas clients. In addition, our client also provides human drug testing services and a certification process for sports supplements.



Our client is seeking to employ an Analytical Chemist, with drug testing experience of sports supplements. The duties of this position include:

  • Performing routine drug testing on sports supplements, using both GCMS and LCMS techniques
  • Working with the company’s research scientists to develop new testing methodologies for sports supplement testing
  • Maintaining, reviewing and developing new and existing testing methodologies
  • Performing confirmatory analysis testing to identify suspected drug positive tests
  • Preparing reports on positive drug tests for sign off
  • Working with the Business Development Manager to schedule and complete drug tests in accordance with customer requirements
  • Liaising with clients as required



To be considered for this position, you will be required to meet the following selection criteria:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field as a minimum
  • Five or more years’ experience working as an Analytical Chemist (or in a related role), including significant experience with sports supplement drug testing
  • Strong LCMS and/or GCMS experience, in addition to a working knowledge of SPE techniques is desirable but not essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong written skills, including experience with technical report writing
  • Good computer literacy, including Microsoft Office, LIMS (preferred, but not essential)
  • Excellent time management skills and a good work ethic
  • Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously as needed
  • Must be able to multitask and be flexible with priorities to meet client requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as you will be required to write reports and communicate with various stakeholders including clients



For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Helen Patronis during office hours on 03 9516 0100.

In your communications relating to this position, kindly cite the job reference: DRUGTEST0319

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now‘ button then send your current resume and a covering letter addressing the above selection criteria to CS Executive Group.



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 individuals being considered for shortlisting as candidates are contacted.

However, if on this occasion you’re unsuccessful, please note your details will be added to our Talent Pool database. All this means is that in future you might be contacted by one of our team of recruiters for other suitable roles.