Senior Validation Chemist – Pharmaceuticals (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Permanent role with respected, Australian owned pharmaceutical company
  • Use your project management experience to support the Validation team
  • Excellent career growth opportunity



Based in Melbourne’s South Eastern suburbs and with 60 years of experience in product development and manufacturing, our client sets the standard in reliability and quality. Partnering with their clients’ businesses, they ensure the security of supply through high-quality manufacturing and on-time delivery. Given they do not own or market any brands, the company’s focus is on contract manufacturing.

Operating over two sites in excess of 18 acres and an annual output in excess of 70 million units, our client specialises in the contract manufacture of Therapeutics (i.e., Prescription, OTC, & Complementary medicines), Medical Devices, and Personal Care products. 



This Senior Validation Chemist role presents a superb career opportunity within the Validation Group of this well known and trusted company. Our client offers great working conditions, a decent work-life balance, and excellent opportunities for professional development.



The Senior Validation Chemist will be responsible for developing and validating methods using HPLC (Waters) and GC (Agilent) instrumentation in a therapeutic environment. You will utilise your project management skills and extensive knowledge in this area to support existing and new contract manufacturing projects.



To be considered for this excellent opportunity you must meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary Qualification (BSc/BPharm or equivalent) with extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Extensive Method Development/Validation and Troubleshooting experience using HPLC (Waters) and GC (Agilent) instrumentation in a therapeutic environment
  • Good working knowledge of Empower software
  • Use of other analytical techniques such as ICP and LC-MS would be highly regarded but not essential
  • Sound practical skills (able to generate accurate and precise results) and proven problem solving ability
  • Understanding and commitment to GMP/GLP requirements, quality systems and OH&S
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a strong ability to multi task
  • Flexible “can do” attitude, excellent work ethic and initiative whilst working autonomously or part of a team



For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Helen during office hours on 03 9516 0100 or 0438 620 434.

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now‘ button then send your current resume and a covering letter addressing the above selection criteria to CS Executive Group.

Only candidates who are being considered for shortlisting for presentation to our client shall be contacted for further pre-screening.



CS Executive Group would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of correspondence our recruitment team receives on a daily basis, we genuinely cannot respond to each application—only individuals being considered for shortlisting as candidates are contacted.