Validation & Quality Control Scientist – R&D Focus, Pharma (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time


  • Pharmaceutical Company dedicated to R&D using innovative technologies
  • Friendly and supportive work environment with state of the art facilities
  • Growing Company offering long term stability and security



Our client is a well known ASX listed company that develops and commercialises a range of patented products for global markets. Based in Melbourne and close to public transport, they continue to grow and excel in their area of expertise. With very low staff turn-over, this is a rare opening and a wonderful opportunity for a professional and dedicated pharmaceutical Chemist.



Reporting to the R&D and QC Manager, the successful candidate will support the Company’s R&D and Analytical programs in a timely and effective manner.

In this role, you will be conducting QC testing of raw materials, new and finished products. You will be highly experienced in using HPLC, and proficient at Method Development and Validation. You will also contribule to stability testing of clinical trial samples, prepare reports, train new staff, interpret data and assist with R&D process improvement.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have both a strong R&D background and experience in analytical chemistry.



To be successful in your application you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications – Bachelor of Science, Masters or PhD in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science or other relevant field
  • A strong QC background as well as a thorough understanding of Pharmaceuticals
  • Excellent written and verbal English as communication is very important to this role
  • Excellent organisational, proven people and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong leadership skills and initiative whilst working autonomously or as part of a team.

Our client offers a dynamic environment that fosters a work culture with emphasis on Innovation, Urgency, Integrity, and Results. They are committed to attracting and retaining highly motivated and qualified people which is why they continue to be successful and growing.

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 and ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please call Helen on 03 9516 0100 during office hours or on 0438 620 434 after hours.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact candidates with suitable qualifications and experience. Please note, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resumes will remain on our database and be considered for additional suitable roles.

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