Production Chemist

Full Time
January 6th, 2024
Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Role: Graduate Production Chemist
  • Company: TGA-licensed radiopharmaceutical manufacturer
  • Location: Lucas Heights, NSW and Macquarie University Hospital, NSW
  • Salary: $70,000 + super + night shift allowance
  • Hours: 8am to 4pm for 2 weeks, and 12am to 8am for 2 weeks on a rotating basis. Initial training period will be normal day shift
  • PR/Citizenship required
  • Excellent entry level opportunity - full training provided
  • Previous night shift experience highly regarded

About the Company:

Our client, a well-known TGA-licensed radiopharmaceutical manufacturer, is currently searching for a Graduate Production Chemist to work on a permanent basis on a rotating day/night shift within their production facility.

About the Role:
Reporting into the Production Manager, this role is essential for our client's day-to-day manufacturing and assisting the operational team with sample analysis and reporting of products.
You will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Operating technical machinery in the production area
  • Compounding and dispensing of products
  • Plan for daily production requirements to meet customer needs
  • Troubleshooting equipment and machinery
  • Assist the QA team with customer complaints, reviewing SOPs
  • General housekeeping duties

As this role is a permanent opportunity, candidates are required to hold permanent residency as a minimum. As a result of shift hours for this role, candidates with access to their own vehicle and an unrestricted driver's license will be highly regarded (parking on-site).

Requirements for this role:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Science with Chemistry or related major
  • Previous experience doing night shift is preferable e.g. in hospitality
  • Proven ability to work within a fast-paced environment
  • Positive can-do attitude and a proven ability to show initiative
  • Access to own transport and unrestricted driver's license

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 Citizens and/or Permanent Residents. 

If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne on 02 8071 4290 or

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