Calibration Technician – Dairy Processor / Manufacturer (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Permanent role with well known food processor
  • Excellent career move for someone who wants to expand their skills
  • Friendly and supportive work environment



With manufacturing facilities in south eastern Victoria and a strong presence in in Australia and Asia, our client is a well-known dairy processor, producing and marketing value-added products for the global food manufacturing market.

Specialising in creating products that deliver specific functional and sensory characteristics, our client has significant international market experience and a reputation for being a reliable supplier of high quality products.



Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the role of the Calibration Technician is to maintain, test and repair a variety of analytical and in-process instrumentation and equipment utilised in production / manufacturing ensuring that these instruments are calibrated accurately to a suitable standard.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting routine maintenance, writing SOPs for equipment use and training operators as required.
  • Conducting accuracy checks by carrying out routine checks against reference standards, ensuring calibration is accurate and repeatable while monitoring results for trends.
  • Developing and validating calibrations by conducting data and statistical analysis, producing reports, developing sampling and test methods and validating against test methods
  • Reporting of instrument calibration data to production and accuracy to management while communicating with engineers, supervisor, and other technical workers to assist with equipment installation, maintenance, and repair techniques



  • Tertiary qualifications in science or similar is preferred but not essential
  • Some experience in working in a laboratory environment
  • Previous experience in working with NIR equipment in food processing such as dairy would be highly regarded
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Proven understanding of statistical methods, and mathematical techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct experimental methodology
  • A knowledge of calibration techniques and procedures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must have a completer / finisher and logical approach to work
  • Good time management skills
  • IT Skills – (mid-level) Excel, Word, Microsoft Outlook, Database Systems
  • Ability to understand and interpret data and other information in order to complete calibration procedures
  • Proven ability to work in team environment
  • Flexible hours – weekend work and after hours as required.



To apply for this great opportunity, please submit a targeted resume accompanied by a Letter of Application addressing the above selection criteria by using the “Apply Now” button below. To have a strictly confidential discussion about this role, please call Helen or Emily 03 9516 0100 during office hours or on 0438 620 434 after hours.



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