Laboratory Technician – Polymers (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
  • Earn extra income whilst gaining experience in the QC testing of polymers
  • 12 Weeks of four hours every Friday to Tuesday
  • Full training provided



Our client manufactures the raw materials used in thousands of household, consumer and industrial products. As Australia’s leading plastics manufacturing company they stand apart from its industry peers as a recognised Employer of Choice. With a reputation for excellence and innovation in the chemical sector, our client offers employees the opportunity to work with a world-class operation committed to the development and growth of its employees.



Our client requires a contract Laboratory Technician to conduct part time work at their Technical Centre in the Western suburbs.

The Technician will conduct physical testing (tensile testing including sample preparation via hydraulic press), instrumental analysis (DSC), gravimetric analysis, pigment dispersion assessment by microscopy and other tests as directed by the polyethylene products.

The position will require some manual work to handle sample bags and sample collection “wheelie bins”.

The successful candidate will be required to work 4 hours per morning with a start time of between 7:00am and 8:30am every Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon and Tue for a period of twelve weeks.

Relevant procedure and safety training, inductions will be provided.



Ideally this role would suit a new chemistry or materials engineering graduate or a Laboratory Technician.  We require someone to start asap.

Requirements include:

  • Degree or Diploma qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Previous experience working with instrumented techniques, plastics or wet chemical analysis will be highly regarded but not essential
  • The ability to demonstrate commitment to quality of outputs
  • Good learning orientation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and personnel at all levels
  • Strong problem solving skills and initiative
  • Excellent planning and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and plan work efficiently
  • Demonstrate an absolute commitment to workplace safety
  • Access to a reliable vehicle as public transport does not service the area well



Click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your updated resume. If you’d like to know more about this opportunity please call our team at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100 or after-hours on 0438 620 434.



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, only individuals being considered for shortlisting as candidates are contacted.