Analytical Chemist (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Exciting Career Opportunity in Method Development using GC-MS
  • Join an Innovative Company with State-of-the-Art Facilities
  • Be Part of a Friendly and Supportive Team in a Permanent Role



Our client, specialising in food and pesticide residue analysis, is currently seeking an Analytical Chemist to join their busy, Melbourne based laboratory. The main testing streams are food chemistry, microbiology, allergens and chemical residues in rice, grains and produce.  The laboratories are state of the art and for those who wish to drive to work, there is plenty of parking onsite.



The available position is within the Pesticides Residues unit, analysing low level pesticides and herbicides in food samples. You will be expected to prepare your samples for analysis and take ownership of your workload to meet the demands of your clients. This is a great opportunity to be challenged with non-routine samples, be creative in method development and to thrive in an environment where you can think outside the box. This is a permanent full-time role.



This role will suit a candidate with experience in sample preparation and analysis by GC-MS including proven experience in method development. Experience in the analysis of Pesticides Residues would be highly regarded.

To be shortlisted you must be able to meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Chemistry
  • 2-3 years experience in preparing samples and then analysing these using GC-MS
  • Proven experience in GC-MS method development 
  • ICP-MS experience will be viewed favourably
  • Previous experience in a similar role with pesticide residue testing would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication, organisational and time management skills
  • A quick learner
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Must be a permanent resident or have full working rights



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 Emma Read at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100 or send an SMS after hours on 0417 382 130.

Reference: PESTCHEMIST0719


Thank You

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.  Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles.