Analytical Scientist – Biotech GMP Facility (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Innovative Pharmaceutical Company
  • Modern facilities with well equipped laboratory
  • Permanent Role with Competitve Salary, Friendly Work Environment & Excellent Career Opportunities



Our client is a well known, successful biotechnology company based in Melbourne’s CBD. Boasting modern facilities and state of the art laboratories, our client offers a friendly, supportive work environment and access to parking as well as public transport.



As a Scientist in the Analytical Development team, you will play a critical role in supporting the analytical method development and validation of test methods including characterisation of drug substance, raw materials, and drug products.

Should you secure this position, your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and validate tests methods with HPLC and GC
  • QC testing of raw materials, in-process samples, components and finished products
  • Perform stability testing for investigative samples
  • Test and maintain appropriate standards
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis and close out investigation reports including change control mechanism within a NATA laboratory context
  • Train and mentor staff in the analytical team to obtain a high level of proficiency and ensure consistency
  • Ensure compliance with cGMP, GLP, quality systems and regulatory requirements
  • Create reports and documentation (methods/specifications etc)



  • You will hold a scientific degree, Masters or PhD in a releavnt discipline
  • You will have significant laboratory experience with and an in-depth knowledge of conventional laboratory characterisation techniques such as HPLC, GC, UV, IR and Mass Spectrometry
  • Must have proven ability to write sound reports and protocols including validation documentation
  • You will have extensive analytical and experimental design abilities
  • Proven problem solving skills and solid understanding of GMP
  • Previous experience in developing pharmaceutical generic and innovative drug products
  • Experience in NMRi will be highly regarded
  • Able to use, troubleshoot, maintain and validate HPLC and GC
  • Excellent organisational, proven people and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written counication skills are essential, as the ability to present scientific approaches, data and interpretations across the  company will be important
  • Attention to detail and strong ability to multi-task.
  • The key to this role will be your flexible “can do” attitude and excellent work ethic.
  • Demonstrated ability to display initiative whilst working autonomously or as part of a team.

Our client offers a dynamic environment that fosters a work culture emphasising Innovation, Urgency, Integrity, and Results with a commitment to attract and retain highly motivated and qualified people.

The working environment is one that embodies  vision and values, celebrates diversity of background and thought, and supports a balance of professional and personal needs.



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours, or after hours Helen on 0438 620 434.

To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.




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, 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.