Laboratory and Facilities Supervisor (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
15/02/2019
  • Utilise your skills & experience to manage the Laboratory and Building Facilities
  • Great Opportunity to Work for a Leading Biotech Company
  • Build a long-term career in a company committed to excellence

 

CLIENT

Our client is a leading, ASX-listed biotechnology company with a proven technology platform that is being applied in a wide range of industrial and healthcare applications for the development of innovative products.

A world leader in dendrimer innovation, our client values motivated, results-oriented people who will enjoy the opportunities and challenges this dynamic and high-performance environment offers.  As part of their team, you will work closely with other talented and committed professionals. The company consistently recruits for technical excellence, enthusiasm and a strong commitment to collaboration and teamwork.

 

ROLE

Following a review of resourcing needs, an additional role has been created for an experienced Laboratory and Facilities Supervisor. Reporting to its two Research Managers, the successful candidate will be a strong communicator with a positive, can-do attitude and a strong technical background. You will be flexible, hands-on and a good team-player. You will ensure that the laboratories and facilities are running smoothly in line with business needs.

Some of the other responsibilities of the role include:

  • Liaise with relevant internal and external stakeholders to facilitate and organise all laboratory and facility projects, equipment maintenance and any “onsite” maintenance issues
  • Ensure that laboratories and facilities comply with health and safety requirements and develop and execute health and safety plans in workplace according to legal guidelines
  • Propagate OH&S awareness by preparing and enforcing health and safety policies
  • Facilitate and chair OH&S committee meetings
  • Maintain safety database register and safety documentation
  • Act as a Chief Fire Warden
  • Liaise with Radiation Awareness Officer to ensure yearly radiation audit is conducted
  • Complete regular OH&S risk reporting
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain quotes for laboratory supplies including chemicals, laboratory equipment and services
  • Review and initiate improvements to streamline the receipt, storage and handling, inventory and payment processes for laboratory supplies and other laboratory systems
  • Co-ordinate shipping and despatch of local, national and overseas samples and compounds

 

REQUIREMENTS

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

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent (preferably Chemistry or other science-related discipline)
  • Experience in OH&S management
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment including a good understanding of safety standards
  • Experience with handling and storage of dangerous goods
  • Ideally prior experience with local and international shipping and despatch of samples/compounds
  • Ability to commence work at 8 am in order to receive deliveries and meet and direct service providers
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively both independently and within a team
  • Highly organised, flexible, resilient and with an enthusiasm for acquiring new skills
  • Excellent communication skills including report writing skills
  • Excellent level of computer literacy

 

APPLICATIONS

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 our team at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100.

 

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.