Graduate Chemist

Full Time
$50/hr - $55/hr + Super
May 5th, 2024
Lucas Heights, New South Wales, Australia
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About the company/role:
The company is a well-established leader in the field of specialised life science research and is recognised worldwide. This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience supporting research projects across universities, medical research institutions and industry. The company is based in the southern suburbs of Sydney.
The role of the Graduate Chemist is to undertake the research and development of new metallurgical processes.
The successful candidate will:
  • Possess & apply an understanding of the chemical reactions and related theory involved in metallurgical processes
  • Develop and improve processes involved in treating ores and mineral concentrates
  • Conduct experimental work and ensure that the data obtained is reproducible and appropriately recorded
  • Analyse, summarise and interpret data from experimental and pilot programs
  • Identify gaps that need to be filled, to draw conclusions and develop process solutions
  • Produce first-draft technical notes and reports for project managers to facilitate reporting to clients
Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry/Chemistry and/or Hydrometallurgy is essential, honours degree preferred
  • Any research experience in Applied Chemistry/Chemistry and/or Hydrometallurgy would be highly regarded
  • The ability to work under limited supervision, prioritise work and respond to changing priorities and deadlines to complete assigned duties
  • Demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures, regulations and OHSE requirements
If you think this could be the role for you, then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed). Or, if you have any questions, please contact Helma on 02 8071 4290.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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