Laboratory Technician – Quality Control, Polymer Materials (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
  • Great entry level opportunity for a Laboratory Technician
  • Seven 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 thousands of household, consumer and industrial products. Whilst not instantly recognisable by consumers, they are nevertheless involved in many Australian’s daily lives and are regarded as an Employer of Choice. They have a reputation for excellence and innovation within the Chemical Sector, with a world class operation including local production in Australia.



Due to an internal secondment, our client has a three month (minimum) vacancy in their Product Integrity Team, based in Melbourne’s Western Suburbs. This opportunity would suit an early career scientist, with suitable qualifications such as Cert IV, Diploma or Degree qualified candidates within an appropriate scientific discipline.

This contract role will commence immediately and will require you to work 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Initially for a three month tenure, there is potential for this to extend for a subsequent three month period.

The successful candidate will be conducting a combination of analytical and physical  testing of polymer products, intermediates and raw materials to verify satisfactory quality and fit-for-purpose properties.



We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Laboratory Technician with a year or two experience in a laboratory who is interested in progressing in their scientific career!  

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

  • A Certificate IV, Diploma or Degree in chemistry or related scientific discipline
  • Experience in a Quality Assurance/Quality Control laboratory associated with chemical manufacturing
  • Previous experience in operating analytical instruments – DSC, TGA, GC, HPLC, FTIR
  • Keen ability to learn physical chemistry testing procedures such as tensile strength measurements related to the industry
  • Good writing skills and computer literacy in English
  • Must have a good eye for detail and a strong 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 above selection criteria.



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