Laboratory Technician – 12-Month Contract (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
  • Global organisation entering an exciting phase of growth
  • Contract role with potential to become a permanent position
  • Get paid whilst undergoing full training within the laboratory



Our client is an international chemical manufacturing business with a product range including metalworking and hydraulic fluids and lubricants. Customers range from automotive, oil & gas, steel and aluminium production. The business has a local manufacturing plant and an associated testing laboratory to ensure product quality.



This position is an excellent opportunity for a Laboratory Technician who wishes to improve their laboratory skills by being exposed to a busy Quality Control laboratory, servicing manufacturing and clients. This is a twelve-month contract, working full-time hours from Monday to Friday, and has the possibility for the role to become permanent.

As a Laboratory Technician you will be conducting routine testing on in-use samples from our customers such as Metalworking fluid, Hydraulic fluid and Cleaners. You will utilise various chemical, analytical and physical tests. Some of the tests include pH, Viscosity, Refractive Index, Particle Counts and Titrations.

Apart from the testing, the other key aspect of the role is to enter test data into a database and liaise with sales reps about results and reports.


Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques or a similar qualification
  • Prior Laboratory Technician experience working in an environment utilising chemicals would be highly regarded
  • You must be capable of conducting analytical testing, accurate recording of results electronically and reporting of results to stakeholders
  • Good communication and time management skills
  • Ability to take direction and work autonomously
  • Able to organise and keep work space clean and tidy
  • Commitment to working safely and responsibly
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Our client is looking for someone that will be dedicated and hard working, with the potential to become a permanent employee.

If you want extensive in-house training and the chance to kick start your career in a QC laboratory, then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for!



To have a confidential discussion about this role and establish how well you address the above selection criteria, please call or SMS Daniel on 0415 573 220. Alternatively, during office hours, you may call the Melbourne office on 03 9516 0100.

Once you are ready to apply, please click the “Apply Now” button to send your resume and a covering letter to CS Executive Group. Remember to tailor your resume to address all of the selection criteria and preferably all documents submitted should be uploaded in MS Word format (i.e., .doc or .docx).



CS Executive Group would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to apply for this role.

Unfortunately, due to the large volume of correspondence our recruitment team receives on a daily basis, we genuinely cannot respond to each application—only individuals being considered for shortlisting as candidates are contacted. However, if you’re unsuccessful on this occasion, each resume submitted for this role will be added to our Talent Pool database and so you might be contacted by us for another role in the future.