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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Unspecified

Location: Melbourne

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 04/08/2008

Position Filled: Yes




Laboratory Technician - Precious Metals

  • Great Opportunity for Laboratory Technician or Graduate Chemist
  • Contract Position in Inner East Melbourne that may go Permanent
  • Excellent Working Conditions and Friendly, Supportive Work Environment
The Company
Our client is a progressive and expanding company specialising in the field of precious metals refining. Their operations cover three specific technical areas of the industry such as laboratory, refinery and smelting.  This company is  Australia's leading independent precious metals refiner and services the jewellery, dental and mining industries.  The premises include excellent staff facilities, a safe work environment and a rewarding career for the right person.  Located within 5km East of the CBD.
The Position
Precious metals refining is exciting and involves many chemical and physical processes. Due to company growth, a position has become available for a Laboratory Technician.  This is a contract position that may go permanent.  
Reporting to the Chemist, the main focus of this role will be to assist with various laboratory duties. Additional training in other areas such as the refinery and the smelting room will be undertaken to enable the successful candidate to fully understand the production procedures and their complexities.
This position will provide you with the opportunity to work with an experienced team of staff and excellent management all of whom are committed to a high standard of technical work, staff safety and client service. 
The Person
To be successful in your application, you must be a committed Laboratory Technician.  To be considered you must meet the following criteria:
  • Recently graduated with a Degree or Diploma in Chemistry or similar discipline. 
  • Excellent work ethic.
  • Must be a ""hands on"" person who is not  afraid to get their hands dirty.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management skills coupled with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated flexible attitude to work.
The successful candidate will be offered a competitive starting rate, comprehensive training on specific analytical instruments and recognition for a job well done.  This Company appreciates staff who strive for excellence in the workplace.  You will be working in modern facilities equipped with comfortable staff amenities and have access to free company clothing and safety ware. 
To Apply
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.





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