Laboratory Technician – Quality Control, Construction Materials (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
  • Great entry level opportunity for a Laboratory Technician
  • Ten month contract with full-time hours until the end of June 2018
  • Friendly and supportive work environment



Our client is a leading manufacturer and supplier of bitumen based products, providing customers with asphalt, blended binders and emulsion products. They are a listed company and employ more than 18,000 people. They continue to invest in state-of-the-art technology such as asphalt plants that use more recycled products and substantially less energy.



Due to a busy period, our client has a ten month vacancy in their Research and Development Infrastructure Services Centre, in Melbourne’s Northern Suburbs. This is an entry level role requiring basic skills, so we are looking for Diploma or Cert IV qualified candidates in a scientific discipline.

This contract role which will commence in mid August, will require you to work 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The successful candidate will be conducting basic quality control testing of bituminous emulsions and road construction products.

  • Testing is time sensitive so we require a candidate that respects urgency and has good attention to detail
  • Depending on project plans, you may be required to work afternoon shift from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm as needed



We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Laboratory Technician with a year or two experience in a laboratory who are interested in gaining valuable QC work experience in a R&D setting and are not afraid to get their hands dirty!  

If this is you and wish to apply, please read our requirements below:

  • A Diploma or Certificate IV in chemistry
  • Experience in an industrial laboratory associated with chemical manufacturing or construction materials such as polymers, oils, bitumen, asphalt, etc will be highly regarded but not essential
  • Good writing skills and computer literacy in English
  • Must have a good eye for detail and an appreciation for safety in the work place
  • Excellent communication skills – you will be liaising with personnel of all levels of the company
  • Good time management skills and the ability to multi task
  • MUST be a good team player and reliable!



To discuss this excellent opportunity please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours.

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria.



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