Laboratory Superintendent

Full Time
February 3rd, 2024
Lytton, Queensland, Australia
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About the company
Our client, one of Australia’s leading petroleum companies is seeking a Laboratory Superintendent to join their facility in the Eastern suburbs of Brisbane. You will be responsible for the effective, safe and efficient operation of the laboratory facilities. As well as having strong technical knowledge, you will also need to demonstrate excellent leadership experience.


  • Manage the development, implementation and monitoring of laboratory work procedures, equipment layout and safety precautions to achieve minimum practicable risk of personal injury and safety incidents
  • Establish, monitor and achieve an operating expense budget for the laboratory to ensure cost competitive delivery of test result
  • Continual review and improvement of the routine sample schedule to achieve efficient use of laboratory testing resources
  • Manage the maintenance and improvement of an effective quality assurance systems to achieve high conformance with inter-laboratory correlation programmes
  • Accountable for release for all fuel products through the completion of accurate laboratory testing and authorisation of product quality certificates

  • Degree qualified with a Major in Chemistry
  • Proven leadership experience within a laboratory setting to include leading, engaging and developing laboratory staff and functions
  • OPEX/CAPEX management experience
  • Extensive scientific experience, petrochemical and chemical industries preferred
  • Strong stakeholder engagement

Culture & Benefits:
Our client has an excellent reputation along with a strong culture within their workforce. Alongside this the successful candidate will be award with a competitive benefits package to include product discounts, employee recognitions, bonus scheme, novated lease options, career development, health and life insurance

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 Simon on 07 3175 0680

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