Senior Chemist – Pharmaceuticals (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time


  • Permanent, full time Role
  • Innovative Biotech Company with a strong R&D background
  • ASX Listed Biotech Company



Our client is well known ASX listed Biotech company that develops and commercialises a range of patented products for the global market. Based in Melbourne’s CBD, our client provides modern facilities close to public transport and a friendly, supportive work environment.



Using innovative technology to deliver drugs across the skin, our client is looking to employ an Analytical Chemist on a permanent basis.

Should you secure this position, your responsibilities will include:

  • Performing test method development/validation
  • Planning and co-ordination of QC, stability, validation and analytical projects within prescribed timelines
  • Develop and validate stability tests methods for new products with HPLC and GC
  • Train and coach staff in the analytical team comprising of 4 scientists
  • Ensure compliance with cGMP, GLP, quality systems and regulatory requirements
  • Creating reports and documentation (methods/specifications etc)
  • Creating documentation around Regulatory framework and external publications



As a true team player reporting to the Product Development Manager, your role will primarily support the completion of the company’s QC, stability and analytical testing programs in a timely and logical manner.

You will have:

  • Bachelor of Science or higher
  • At least 5 years experience working as a QC Chemist in a commercial pharmaceutical laboratory
  • Several years experience working as a team leader, or ready to take the next step in your career
  • Able to use, troubleshoot, maintain and validate HPLC and GC is a must (experience with UPLC would be highly regarded)
  • Excellent organisational, proven people and time management skills
  • Strong OHS background and awareness
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Attention to detail and strong ability to multi-task.
  • The key to this role will be your flexible “can do” attitude and excellent work ethic.
  • Strong leadership and initiative whilst working autonomously or as part of a team.

Our client offers a dynamic environment that fosters a work culture emphasising Innovation, Urgency, Integrity, and Results with a commitment to attract and retain highly motivated and qualified people.

The working environment is one that embodies vision and values, celebrates diversity of background and thought, and supports a balance of professional and personal needs.



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 Jovana 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.