Lab Tech – Food Science – 5 Month Contract – Govt Body (The position has been filled)
Australia, Tasmania
Full Time
  • 5 Month Contract with excellent salary
  • Excellent Opportunity to Join Australia’s Premier Research Govt Body
  • Fantastic Opportunity to gain industry experience



Our client, a well known government agency based in Scottsdale, Tasmania is currently looking for a Laboratory Technician to support laboratory activities related to food and nutritional sciences.



With tertiary qualifications up to the level of Honours, you will need to provide technical support relating to general laboratory safety, housekeeping, and assisting with the support of fresh and combat ration feeding systems.

In summary your duties will involve the provision of technical and professional support in the following areas:

  • Assist with chemical and physical analyses
  • Participate in food evaluation (sensory/taste panel)
  • Maintain and calibrate equipement
  • Database management
  • Support workplace health and safety
  • Be flexible and willing to work on a range of activities

This is a contract is initially for 5 months and may be extended.



To be considered for this position you must meet the following criteria:

  • You MUST BE an Australian citizen! PR IS NOT SUFFICIENT
  • Have a Bachelor of Food Science or similar
  • Experience using HPLC would be highly regarded
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a team member or individually under general direction.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to complete tasks on time.
  • Competence in the use of computers and computer software, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel, for the purposes of documenting SOPs, recording data and updating laboratory records.
  • Ability to operate computer controlled laboratory equipment.
  • Be willing to undergo an extensive background security check



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 Emily at CS Executive Group Incorporating ChemSkill on 03 9516 0100. Applications close Thursday 28th February 2016, Midnight.



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.