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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Unspecified

Location: Melbourne

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 01/08/2008

Position Filled: Yes




Laboratory Technician, Food/Polymer Chemist

  • Exciting opportunity to work on material development projects
  • Work with Biodegradable polymers
  • A role that can make a difference!
Our client is an Australian owned leading edge company that develops and commercialises novel biodegradable polymers. They are currently looking for a Laboratory Technician or Chemist to join their rapidly growing team.
The successful candidate will be part of a team that undertakes testing and analysis work as part of characterisation, formulation and process development projects.
As you be working with polymers, much of the testing uses instrumentation such as FTIR, UV/VIS, DSC, RVA and mechanical and physical tests such as tensile strength, impact, flexure, moisture content and other wet chemistry tests.
To be successful for this challenging and exciting role you must have-
  • Degree or Diploma in Applied Science or Food Science and /or Starch Chemistry 
  • 3-5 years experience working in a food or plastics laboratory
  • Knowledge of standard analytical and instrumental test methods in the food science or plastics area
  • Computer literate in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Understanding of basic statistics and data analysis and presentation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
If you feel you meet the above criteria and are driven, innovative and good at problem solving then apply now!
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to  You will need to include a covering letter addressing the above criteria, plus at least two referees.
To discuss this position you can contact Helen on 03 9516 0100.
All applications will be treated as strictly confidential. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

PH: 03 9516 0100

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