Junior Chemist

$35 - $40 per annum
February 3rd, 2024
Altona North, Victoria, Australia
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About the role:
This position has become available due to a pivotal project and will ongoing until at least September. There may be potential for this contract to be extended. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent Chemistry graduate to get their foot in the door.

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Manual handling of incoming waste materials
  • Collecting waste samples and prepping samples for packaging and shipping for external analysis
  • Conducting basic testing on waste samples – eg, pH testing.
  • Providing technical support and advice on how to dispose and manage of waste

The successful candidate will have:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Chemistry and a thorough understanding of chemicals and hazardous materials
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to work well in a team

This position will require you to wear a full chemical suit and at times a respiratory mask. You will more often than not be working outdoors.
This company not only holds a strong reputation in industry for a positive culture and working environment, they also provide various company benefits. An attractive salary is on offer!

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 information:
Please call Chantelle Azzam or Deborah Cusmano 03 9040 1630

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Why Evolve Scientific Recruitment?
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.


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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