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Chemistry Laboratory Technician

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Job Listing Date
16 Oct 2020
Location
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Science & Technology, Chemistry & Physics

Chemistry Laboratory Technician

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 48,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Eurofins Food Testing Australia is an exciting new service dedicated to the Australian food industry. With its team of highly dedicated and skilled individuals and from its brand new facility, Eurofins Food Testing is set up to deliver world class laboratory testing with the best service.

 

Job Description

The Chemistry Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing analytical methods, operating equipment/analytical instruments, and managing sample registration and disposal.

Responsibilities include:

  • Adhere to all Health and Safety requirements, and actively contribute to an environment in support of safety.
  • Adhere to the highest Quality standards in laboratory operations, and operate in accordance with the laboratory Code of Conduct and applicable policies and procedures at any time.
  • Adhere to the housekeeping rules, keep the laboratory clean and tidy at all times and apply the highest efficiency standards.
  • Perform sample registration and disposal.
  • Perform routine analytical, physical tests and sample preparation.
  • Perform all the analysis assigned in the required time, including calculations.
  • Ensure correct methods and equipment/instrument procedures are used and adhered to.
  • Ensure that working solutions of chemical/media/reagents/cultures are prepared and maintained at appropriate quantities and quality.
  • Operate, calibrate and maintain equipment/instruments.
  • Notify the Laboratory Manager/Signatory of “out of specification” results or any other testing issues (e.g. retest required, equipment calibration failure etc.).
  • Set a good example regarding work ethics to other staff.
  • Manage laboratory materials to ensure efficient utilisation and minimal waste.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Laboratory Manager.

 

Qualifications

  • BSc /MSc Science degree in Chemistry or equivalent qualification; or significant laboratory experience.
  • At least three years' laboratory experience in a ISO17025 commercial laboratory.  
  • Experience in using different equipment/instrumental and sample preparation techniques.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, team player.
  • Flexible with great work ethics, motivated and enthusiastic to join a team of highly skilled very driven scientists, delivering with passion a new testing service to the Melbourne food industry.

 

Additional Information

This is a casual position for now, but can become a permanent position as we actively grow our business and expand our team.

This opportunity is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Australia/New Zealand, and already have work rights or an appropriate working visa.

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 48,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Eurofins Food Testing Australia is an exciting new service dedicated to the Australian food industry. With its team of highly dedicated and skilled individuals and from its brand new facility, Eurofins Food Testing is set up to deliver world class laboratory testing with the best service.

 

Job Description

The Chemistry Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing analytical methods, operating equipment/analytical instruments, and managing sample registration and disposal.

Responsibilities include:

  • Adhere to all Health and Safety requirements, and actively contribute to an environment in support of safety.
  • Adhere to the highest Quality standards in laboratory operations, and operate in accordance with the laboratory Code of Conduct and applicable policies and procedures at any time.
  • Adhere to the housekeeping rules, keep the laboratory clean and tidy at all times and apply the highest efficiency standards.
  • Perform sample registration and disposal.
  • Perform routine analytical, physical tests and sample preparation.
  • Perform all the analysis assigned in the required time, including calculations.
  • Ensure correct methods and equipment/instrument procedures are used and adhered to.
  • Ensure that working solutions of chemical/media/reagents/cultures are prepared and maintained at appropriate quantities and quality.
  • Operate, calibrate and maintain equipment/instruments.
  • Notify the Laboratory Manager/Signatory of “out of specification” results or any other testing issues (e.g. retest required, equipment calibration failure etc.).
  • Set a good example regarding work ethics to other staff.
  • Manage laboratory materials to ensure efficient utilisation and minimal waste.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Laboratory Manager.

 

Qualifications

  • BSc /MSc Science degree in Chemistry or equivalent qualification; or significant laboratory experience.
  • At least three years' laboratory experience in a ISO17025 commercial laboratory.  
  • Experience in using different equipment/instrumental and sample preparation techniques.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, team player.
  • Flexible with great work ethics, motivated and enthusiastic to join a team of highly skilled very driven scientists, delivering with passion a new testing service to the Melbourne food industry.

 

Additional Information

This is a casual position for now, but can become a permanent position as we actively grow our business and expand our team.

This opportunity is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Australia/New Zealand, and already have work rights or an appropriate working visa.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Do you have currently visa/Permanent Residency/Citizenship with satisfactory work rights for this position?
  • Do you have the formal qualification and/or experience required for this position?
  • What are your salary expectations?

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