Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician

Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Horsley Park, New South Wales
Salary: AU$26 - AU$29 per hour + Free on-site parking
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH12194_1597910208
Contact Name: Chelsey Elfverson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2020 17:56

Job Description

Based in Greater-Western Sydney, this manufacturer is a rapidly growing operation making its mark in the industry. Currently, this innovative manufacturer requires an experienced Laboratory Technician to join their team for a 6-week contract and potential of permanency. The Successful Candidate will possess a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role, analysing raw materials and finished products, instrument operation, and strong microbiology experience.

We are highly interested in candidates with a tertiary qualification in Science, that have worked in a similar environment previously (Beverage, Food and Pharmaceutical), have outstanding written communication skills / documentation, outstanding verbal communication and great interpersonal skills.

Duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Efficiently and accurately run analytical instrumentation
  • Micro testing and membrane filtration (Plating water samples and reading plates, Silver testing and other basic Chem testing as required Iron and Manganese, etc)
  • Maintain instrumentation via regular calibrations, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Perform quality control tests on ingredients, completed products and product samples
  • Prepare samples prior to shipping them to customers
  • Review, amend, and update existing test methods, along with creating new ones, and carry-out the validation of these new methods (along with completing necessary documentation)
  • Analyse retrieved data and prepare reports for laboratory management
  • Recognize and report any food safety issue

The Successful Candidate will possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in science and experience in a similar working environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication
  • Possess high attention to detail
  • A positive can- do attitude

If your skills and experience match the above criteria, then hit the apply button now.

Applications in Word Format will only be considered (No PDF Documents please).

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Chelsey Elfverson on 0478 191 193.