Laboratory Assistant - Part-time

Part Time
$35 per hour, Benefits: 12 month role
May 3rd, 2024
Pallara, Queensland, Australia
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About the role:

Our client is a boutique contract testing and formulation laboratory based on the south-west side of Brisbane. They are currently seeking a part-time Laboratory Assistant to support their ongoing project work.

Working hours are expected to be 2-3 days per week, ~15 hrs between Monday to Friday and there is some flexibility to dictate your own hours. This is a part-time role that will be engaged as a casual contract but has the opportunity to become permanent.

The position is to start in early June and will report to the R&D Chemist.  The role will be responsible for (but not limited to):
  • Data entry and report writing;
  • Sample receipt and dispatch;
  • Some basic laboratory techniques such as pH and physical testing;
  • Assist with Stability and Validation trials
  • Be responsible for Workplace Health and Safety;
  • Manage maintenance and calibration of equipment;
  • Maintaining laboratory stock levels;
  • Buffer preparation.

Skills & Experience:

The successful applicant must have:
  • A Certificate, Diploma or Bachelor of Science;
  • A car and a license is mandatory as the site is not accessible via public transport.
  • A solid understanding of Chemistry and related analytical techniques;
  • High attention to detail and very good communication skills;
  • Good quality assurance and documentation skills;
  • Excellent computer skills – Microsoft office essential with previous database or LIMS experience highly desired;
  • Knowledge of chemical safety, storage requirements and SDS interpretation;
  • APVMA knowledge or experience beneficial but not critical;

How to apply:
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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.

For more information, please call Bridie on 07 3175 0680.

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