Quality Control Chemist – Lubricants Industry (The position has been filled)
Australia, Western Australia
  • Excellent opportunity to join global lubricants manufacturer
  • Great opportunity to expand your skills within a dynamic team in this 6 months contract role
  • Professional and friendly work environment



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.



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, density meter, UV/VIS, IR, Karl Fisher.  Specific tests include viscosities, rust, pour point, colour etc. This is a 6 moth contract role.

Your duties will include:

  • Routine QC Sample Preparation and Testing
  • Use of Testing Equipment such as – ICP and FTIR
  • Bench Testing – Karl Fisher and TAN, density, pour point, colour and etc
  • General Laboratory Housekeeping
  • Maintenance and equipment troubleshooting
  • Commitment to HS&E requirements in a fast paced, diversified laboratory environment
  • Focusing your attention to detail with the ability to review technical data and test results for correctness



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or similar
  • 1 – 3 years experience working in a lubricant or petroleum testing laboratory
  • Experience using ICP, TAN, FTIR and Karl Fischer
  • Previous experience working as a QC Chemist in a petroleum or lubricant testing facility would be highly regarded
  • 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
  • Experience with JDE software and ability to learn new software would be highly regarded or any other laboratory database
  • Good time management skills and the ability to multi task
  • MUST be a good team player and reliable!



To apply for this exciting role, 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.  We require someone to start ASAP so please feel free to call our office on 03 9516 0100 and ask for Jo to discuss your suitability.



We thank you in advance for taking the time to apply for this role.

Given we receive numerous applications every day, CS Executive Group can only respond to candidates who are being considered for shortlisting. However, should you not receive any follow-up communication from one of our team, please note your contact details and the submitted resume are retained on our ‘Talent Pool’ database allowing our consideration of you in the future when suitable roles arise.

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