Ink Chemist

Full Time
$80-100k + super, open to interstate candidates
December 3rd, 2023
North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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About the company & role:
  • Well-known & respected chemical manufacturing company
  • Based in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne
  • Ink Chemist/Formulation Specialist to join the Technical team
  • Permanent, full time position

Duties & Responsiblities:

  • Work on existing formulations and raw materials to improve process and product performance
  • Provide manufacturing improvements and technical support
  • Adjust existing formulations when required in response to related production problems
  • Apply root cause analysis and problem-solving techniques
  • Develop and apply test methods to ensure consistent performance
  • Liaise with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Perform quality testing on incoming raw materials 
  • Maintain database of formulations and provide accurate data input

Skills & experience required:
  • Tertiary education in Chemistry (preferably Organic)
  • Proven industrial experience in ink chemistry, paints, or coatings formulation
  • Knowledge of lab processes and techniques in relation to formulation development and QC
  • Knowledge of quality standards
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Onsite parking
  • Internal company benefits such as onsite gym, onsite canteen, exclusive staff discounts at major retailers, and more
  • Relocation package applicable for interstate candidates

How to apply:

Click on the "Apply Now" button with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed). Note: Applications only accepted from Australian / NZ residents with valid Australian work rights or temporary residents on work visas e.g. Working Holiday Visa.
Need more info:
Please call Linda or Cathy on 03 9040 1630
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Evolve is an award-winning agency specialising in scientific/technical recruitment in: Pharmaceutical, Food, Biotechnology, Chemical, Petrochemical, Environmental, Health Services, Life Sciences, Mining and more.

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