Laboratory Technician

Full Time
May 4th, 2024
Runcorn, Queensland, Australia
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About the company:
Our client is a well-regarded Australian scientific company branching into various fields within the scientific sector. With their head office based in South Brisbane (less than 20km from the CBD), they are seeking a Laboratory Technician to join their team on a permanent basis.

The general hours of work are Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience within a controlled laboratory environment and work alongside R&D scientists.  
About the role:
The position will report to the Project Development Manager.  The role will be responsible for (but not limited to):
  • General laboratory duties - material preparation & characterisation, slurry preparation, electrode preparation, calibration of instrumentation, manufacturing of solutions as per SOP's;
  • Support scientists in transfer of Research and Development prototypes to Production;
  • Perform quality checks – raw materials, in-process goods, finished goods;
  • Conduct manufacturing as required, including completion of GMP manufacturing documentation;
  • Assist with logistics, shipping and inventory management in line with manufacturing requirements;
  • Data analysis and reporting of experimental findings;
  • Assisting Validation department with validation/verification protocols.
Skills & Experience:
The successful applicant must have:
  • A minimum of a Certificate in Laboratory Techniques is required;
  • Proven skills or training in a related scientific, production and commercial environment preferably in a chemistry or materials science or a related field;
  • Hands on experience in working with chemicals, materials, powders and various processing methods;
  • A strong understanding of regulatory requirements such as GMP, TGA and FDA;
  • Ability to problem solve;
  • Excellent reporting and data analysis skills;
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise activities;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent time management skills.
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 the Brisbane office on (07) 3175 0680 or at and mention job number 271430.

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