Laboratory Administration Assistant – 6 Month Contract (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
  • 6 Month Maternity Leave Position
  • Global Player who offers Training and Opportunities to Grow
  • Friendly and Supportive Work Environment with State of the Art Laboratory Facilities



Our client is a Global Player with manufacturing and marketing operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Americas and Europe selling products in more than 100 countries around the world. With an extensive network of Regional Service Centers in key agricultural areas, our client provides excellent service to all their clients regardless of location.



Reporting to the Global Analytical & ANZ Development Manager, this position will support the Company’s Center of Excellence Laboratories by maintaining excellent laboratory conditions; management of resources and systems; and handling all aspects of sample receipt and dispatch, including hazardous chemical requirements.

Some of the tasks will include:

  • Provide support to the Laboratory Operation, ensuring the facilities are in good working condition, equipment and systems are well maintained and in order
  • Lead the 5S and housekeeping rules in the Laboratories, holding your colleagues accountable to ensure a safe, organized and professional working environment is maintained
  • Responsible for stock management of consumables, materials and equipment, preparing Purchase Order requests and processing invoices
  • Provide support for the maintenance of the groups digital information systems and workflows
  • Responsible for the management of the laboratory’s Electronic Sample Management Storage system, ensuring new samples are added to the system and the current stock is always well maintained and accurate
  • Responsible for coordinating samples preparation and dispatch for a wide range of stakeholders to all parts of the Globe, including dangerous goods
  • Provide laboratory technician assistance for formulation and analytical chemists
  • Manage the appropriate disposal of waste generated in the laboratories
  • Request raw material samples as needed by the chemists in collaboration with Procurement



1-5 years experience in administration roles. Applicants with some additional studies in Scientific Disciplines such as Chemistry are encouraged to apply.

Other requirements include:

  • An enthusiastic self-starter who can work towards agreed targets and time lines without the need for close supervision.
  • A team person with a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment as well as autonomously.
  • Some knowledge of Hazard and Risk assessments within Manufactured Chemicals would be an advantage
  • Stock control and management of laboratory consumables
  • Well developed communication skills, including an eye for detail in written documents
  • Good-Excellent Computer skills, including the ability to quickly learn various digital management systems and Electronic Laboratory Notebook software
  • Must be prepared to learn requirements for Dangerous Good Handling & Shipment



Our client’s success has been built around the attitude of its people. They invest heavily in selecting and developing the right people to meet their needs. Whilst this position is for Fixed Term Maternity Leave cover, a strong performance may lead to future opportunities with this company. 



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.  For a confidential discussion, please call please call Daniele on 0434 746 361 OR 03 9516 0100 during office hours and on 0438 620 434 after hours.


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.