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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Unspecified

Location: Melbourne

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 15/10/2008

Position Filled: Yes




Laboratory Team Leader - Afternoon Shift

  • Multinational Company - SE Suburbs
  • Six Month Contract with View to Permanency
  • Excellent Working Conditions and Remuneration
Our client is Australia's largest diversified processor and supplier of raw materials for the Australian, New Zealand and Asian manufacturing and primary industries.
Due to company growth, the QC Laboratory requires a Team Leader to manage a small group of two Laboratory Technicians working afternoon shift - 3:30pm to 11:30pm, Monday to Friday.  This is a hands-on role requiring the Team Leader to perform bench work on a daily basis.
This position is a six month contract with view to permanency.  The associated duties include:
  • Overseeing a small group of Laboratory Technicians.
  • Grinding and milling of soil samples
  • Conducting chemical, physical and instrumental testing as required.
  • Ensuring that all testing is completed on time.
  • Reporting regularly to the Laboratory Manager.
  • Responsibility for the safety of the afternoon shift staff.
The successful candidate will work in well maintained and comfortable facilities with on-site parking.  Some of the work will however involve the milling and grinding of soil samples.
Benefits include a very good hourly rate, 9% super, 15% shift loading and paid meals breaks.  Full training will be provided.
This is a responsible, hands-on role and would suit someone that prefers afternoon hours and enjoys working on the bench. 
To be considered for this position you must meet the following criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications in chemistry or related field.
  • Previous laboratory experience essential preferably leading a small team.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to solve problems as needed.
  • Highly motivated individual able to work under pressure.
  • An understanding of quality systems would be advantageous.
If this position is suitable to you and you wish to apply, please send your resume together with a covering letter and two referees to
If you have any questions relating to this position please contact Helen or Rod on 03 9516 0100.
Please note that due to a large number of candidates applying, we can only contact those that are short-listed.
All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.





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