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Laboratory Technician

Advertiser: Solenis Australia1.6 out of 51.6 overall rating (5 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Jan 2021
Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Science & Technology, Laboratory & Technical Services

About the business

Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. With a team of over 5,200 professionals across 120 countries, 5 continents and 41 manufacturing sites, we diagnose challenges and design innovative solutions that fuel customer success. Solenis has a high performing growth culture and encourages employees to excel and grow their skills and career opportunities.

About the role

Reporting to the Key Account Manager, you will be responsible for the daily management of water sample collection, analysis and reporting of results on one of our large key account customer sites.  Using your laboratory and monitoring skills you will be responsible for ensuring correct chemical dosing and equipment operation are maintained. This hands on role will require you to assist with chemical equipment servicing and perform manual dosing when and where required. Ability to travel from time to time is required.  Based in Wollongong you will be a key team member of the NSW Commercial Water Treatment team.  As a keen and motivated professional you will have access and exposure to learn skills outside of the laboratory scope and have access to highly skilled commercial and technical colleagues.

Benefits and perks

Solenis offers employees competitive compensation, benefits and recognition. At Solenis we value and encourage workplace diversity. Responsible care at Solenis is paramount. We have a robust global responsible care program ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees.

Solenis is an agile, growth focused organisation recognising and rewarding high performing employees. We continually review our workplace culture and invest in continuous improvement of our people, systems and our customers.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role and a key contributor to our growth culture, you will need to be tertiary/degree qualified in the chemistry/science discipline or working towards. You will have some previous experience in a laboratory/testing environment, preferably in the industrial sector.

You will have the ability to learn and pick up new skills quickly, adapt to a customer focused and fast pace working environment.  You will need to be able to adapt to change and to work unsupervised at times. A professional and resilient approach to working with customer requirements and demands is critical to being successful in this position.

If you believe you have the skills, attitude and motivation to be part of this fast growing and agile team please send your CV and introduction letter to us.

Only successful applicants will be contacted for interview.


The application form will include these questions:
  • How many years' experience do you have as a laboratory technician?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • What's your highest level of education?

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