Laboratory and Facilities Supervisor (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Great Opportunity for an Experienced Facilities & OH&S Professional
  • Utilise your Technical & Scientific Background to Maintain an R&D Facility
  • Excellent Work Environment , Friendly & Supportive



Our client is a well-known, successful pharmaceutical company based in Melbourne. Boasting modern facilities and a wide array of sophisticated manufacturing and analytical equipment, they offer a professional and supportive work environment where people respect each other and work together to achieve common goals. Everyone contributes to and shares in the success of the organisation.



Our client requires a hands-on, technically minded person to maintain this state-of-the-art, pharmaceutical research facility.  The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and will ensure all the laboratories, equipment, buildings and associated resources continue to function safely, at an optimal level and in line with business needs and expectations.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring smooth day-to day running of the laboratories and office areas and following up on any maintenance issues
  • Point of contact for all laboratory and facility projects and in charge of scheduling laboratory equipment maintenance;
  • Controlling stocks of chemicals and consumables
  • Obtaining quotes and placing of orders for chemicals, laboratory equipment and building services
  • Continual review laboratory systems and processes
  • Maintaining awareness of OH&S requirements and ensuring the facilities conform with health and safety requirements via the development and execution of relevant plans in the workplace
  • Enforcing and applying all relevant policies to continually evolve the environment towards strong safety behaviours at all levels
  • Co-ordinating and compiling safety documentation relating to equipment and processes within the facility
  • Organizing and leading safety council meetings
  • Management of laboratory waste disposal and safety database register



A true team player, the ideal candidate will need to meet the following criteria:

  • A tertiary qualification in Chemistry or similar scientific discipline
  • Experience in OH&S management with a preference for formal training and/or qualifications in OH&S
  • Experience in a laboratory including the handling and storage of dangerous goods will be well regarded
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as a high level of computer skills
  • Proven ability of good record keeping and report writing skills
  • A diligent, hardworking individual with a strong work ethic who can champion tasks to completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to constructively interact and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Optimistic and resilient individual, willing to learn new skills



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.

Please note: Our Christmas shutdown period is from the 21st of December to the 7th of January. Your applications will be reviewed upon our return to the office.

If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity, please call Helen at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100 on or after the 7th of January.



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.