QC Chemist – Petrochemicals (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria


  • Excellent opportunity to join global lubricants manufacturer
  • Brand new, state of the art laboratory
  • Great opportunity to expand your skills within a dynamic team



Our client is the world leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium lubricating oils, greases and related services to automotive, industrial, marine, aviation, oil exploration and production customers across the world. The company operates globally and employs more than 6,000 staff worldwide. Their culture is supportive, collaborative and friendly so the successful candidate will need to demonstrate these attributes.



Due to movement, there is a rare opportunity for an experienced QC Chemist to join their team in the western suburbs. This is an ongoing contract which may go permanent.

Working Monday to Friday, you will be flexible with your morning start time on Mondays, work 20pm to 11pm Tuesday to Thursday and noon to 5pm on Fridays.

The successful candidate will undertake the quality control testing of production samples utilising various industry specific equipment and wet chemistry techniques. Some of the analytical instruments include ICP, UV/VIS, GC, HPLC. Specific tests include viscosities, rust, pour point, colour etc.



To be considered for this excellent and rare opportunity, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or similar
    Practical experience working in an oil or chemical testing laboratory
  • Commitment to HS&E requirements in a fast paced, diversified laboratory environment
  • Experience in the use of various analytical instruments and wet chemistry techniques
  • Keen attention to detail with the ability to review technical data and test results for correctness
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident decision maker and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Good problem solver and a good team player able to exhibit initiative is a must!



Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria. If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call Helen, Emily or Richard 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 applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for similar role

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