QC Laboratory Supervisor – API Manufacturer (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time


  • Australian owned Company
  • Permanent, Full-time role on offer
  • Excellent opportunity to lead a small dynamic team



Our client is an independent Australian owned company. With their innovative, efficient extraction and purification manufacturing process, they strive to be a world leader in the supply of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) to be used in drug manufacturing.



We are looking for a dynamic person with a strong background in QC and Analytical Chemistry with some supervisory skills. You will have approximately three junior chemists reporting directly to you. You will be involved in maintaining the laboratories GMP and ISO 9001 accreditation as well as training and mentoring other staff.

You will be involved in the troubleshooting, validation and method development of laboratory instrumentation such as HPLC.

You will be working with the senior management team, liaising with external suppliers and clients, leading projects, and maintaining a strong OH&S culture.

You will be responsible for the development of and potential improvements to established processes with the aim of improving efficiency, product purity and reducing cost; planning and conducting experiments to assess the viability of these potential process improvements; providing technical and analytical support during process commissioning, identifying critical process parameters and assisting in the development of analytical and in process check methods.



To be considered for this position, you will need to meet to following criteria:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Science
  • Experience working in a GMP pharmaceutical environment is a must!
  • Five years minimum experience working in a laboratory setting within industry
  • Some experience managing or training other staff
  • Experience with Troubleshooting,Method Development & Validation of Analytical Instruments such as HPLC and GC
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident decision maker and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and technical report writing
  • Good work ethic, excellent interpersonal skill and a good team player 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 Emily or Helen 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 roles

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