Laboratory Technician – Metallurgy (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Opportunity to join a well-established organisation
  • Friendly working environment with close knit team of hard workers
  • Flexible work hours with option of a contract or permanent role



Our client is a leading manufacturer of tin and lead based products including solders, bearing metals, jewellery casting alloys, fusible alloys and socketing metals as well as lead came and other cast and extruded products. A vacancy has become available for an experienced Laboratory Technician to join their team on either a contract or permanent basis. Working a 32 hour week there is the option to work four days or spread the hours over five days.



This is a diverse laboratory based role that will include the testing of Enthone based products along with the purchasing of raw materials, stock control, monitoring and disposal of laboratory waste products, OH&S with regard to the manufacture of Enthone products, QA testing for internal and external parties, liaising with production staff and the general maintenance and upkeep of the laboratory equipment and instruments. This role will also involve a small amount of customer interactions.

The ideal candidate will have many years’ experience working in a QC laboratory, a strong understanding of metallurgical testing and is used to working autonomously to complete testing requirements.



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

  • Have a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Metallurgy or relevant discipline.
  • 3+ years’ proven experience in a similar laboratory based setting.
  • Experience testing the composition of metal alloys.
  • Demonstrated Experience using AAS, UV-Vis as well as wet chemistry methods (titrations etc.).
  • Strong knowledge of and experience working with Dangerous Goods.
  • Ability to move 25 kg drums.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This role will involve a small amount of liaising with customers in relation to the outcome of test results.
  • Ability to work independently, has excellent time management and record keeping skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, work ethic and a good team player is a must!



To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated resume with a covering letter to ChemSkill. For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Natalie on 03 9516 0100.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. Please note, however, that your resumes will remain on our database and be considered for additional suitable roles.

Please Note: Unfortunately only short-listed candidates can be contacted due to high volume of applications.