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Laboratory Manager

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Job Listing Date
1 Feb 2019
Gisborne, Gisborne
Work Type
Full Time
Science & Technology, Biotechnology & Genetics

About the business

dnature is a NZ owned testing & research laboratory, located in Gisborne.  We are  also a distributor for reagents, our own kits and equipment for customers throughout New Zealand and overseas. 

We are a small, nimble, non-corporate, non hierarchy team so there is the opportunity to make the role your own.


About the role

The successful candidate will be responsible for the routine DNA testing & reporting in our custom built laboratory as well as working with the Technical Manager on research and product development.  This role also includes reporting results to our customers as well as the day to day management of the laboratory.  

In addition the role includes fulfilling our customers product & equipment orders, stock management and general administration as required.

The candidate must love science, enjoy providing great customer service, be organised and have an eye for the detail.

Benefits and perks

As this role is based in Gisborne, you would be able to enjoy a work/life balance, avoid the traffic of the city and even have the chance to join the property ladder.  We don't believe in clock watching so if the surf is up or you've got family commitments, then go.

We are a small company so there's no politics and there's a real opportunity to own the role.  You will get trained by a top molecular biologist, be in contact with scientists from around the country and overseas and have the chance to attend relevant industry conferences.

Skills and experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology/Molecular Biology or related laboratory experience
  • Good people skills
  • Strong administrative skills

You will also need to be able to work independently and have attention to detail.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a laboratory technician?

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