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Technologist - Analytical Technology Team

Advertiser: Hill LaboratoriesMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
2 Jul 2019
Location
Waikato, Hamilton
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Science & Technology, Laboratory & Technical Services

Technologist - Analytical Technology Team

Mix with New Zealand's leading Scientists. Collaborate with industry experts. Our organisation provides New Zealand's largest consultants, food producers and regulatory bodies the information they need to make the decisions that matter. Know that our work makes a difference.

Hill Laboratories - your path to a brighter future.

The role

The Inorganics Analytical Technology team spans the Agriculture, Trace Elements and Waters sectors of the business. We are looking for someone to join the team as a Technologist based in Hamilton. This is a permanent, full-time position in a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment.

The key responsibilities of the role will be to carry out R&D projects and to provide technical support to routine laboratory operations. R&D projects will be aimed at introducing new technologies and continuous improvement initiatives to ensure the company meets strategic objectives. Technical support will primarily involve troubleshooting methods, equipment and instrumentation.

About you:

  • A Bachelor of Science (or higher) majoring in Chemistry with a minimum of three years relevant laboratory experience is preferred
  • Technical and analytical chemistry knowledge
  • Strong focus on quality and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • A methodical, systematic approach to problem solving
  • Excellent written and oral skills with experience in scientific writing an advantage
  • Effective team player with good inter-personal skills
  • Enthusiasm, drive and personal pride in producing quality work with an attention to detail
  • Good time management and organisation skills

The ideal candidate would have previous experience with a range of inorganic analytical instrumentation such as combustion, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, Ion Chromatography, FIA, UV-Vis spectrometers, along with basic water and soil test methods; pH, Solids, nutrients (phosphate, Nitrite, etc). They will have a track record of lateral, analytical thinking to solve problems and deliver innovative ideas and solutions. Previous experience troubleshooting mechanical and pneumatic systems would further strengthen an application.

Hours of work will be 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. The successful candidate will further their practical training in a professional laboratory environment.

We provide an excellent environment for fostering and developing talent and enabling innovation in a family-friendly, supportive and mature New Zealand owned business which continues to grow.

Our benefits

At Hill Laboratories, we believe in looking after our people. That's why the P in our PIHA values stands for 'People are valued and we enjoy our work'. We provide our staff with a wide range of job related learning and development opportunities as well as more holistic benefits including social events and health initiatives.

How to apply

If this role sounds like a good fit for you, click apply now via the link or on our website.

Please include a cover letter with your CV detailing why you feel you are the best candidate for this position.

Applications close on Saturday, 20 July 2019.

Mix with New Zealand's leading Scientists. Collaborate with industry experts. Our organisation provides New Zealand's largest consultants, food producers and regulatory bodies the information they need to make the decisions that matter. Know that our work makes a difference.

Hill Laboratories - your path to a brighter future.

The role

The Inorganics Analytical Technology team spans the Agriculture, Trace Elements and Waters sectors of the business. We are looking for someone to join the team as a Technologist based in Hamilton. This is a permanent, full-time position in a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment.

The key responsibilities of the role will be to carry out R&D projects and to provide technical support to routine laboratory operations. R&D projects will be aimed at introducing new technologies and continuous improvement initiatives to ensure the company meets strategic objectives. Technical support will primarily involve troubleshooting methods, equipment and instrumentation.

About you:

  • A Bachelor of Science (or higher) majoring in Chemistry with a minimum of three years relevant laboratory experience is preferred
  • Technical and analytical chemistry knowledge
  • Strong focus on quality and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • A methodical, systematic approach to problem solving
  • Excellent written and oral skills with experience in scientific writing an advantage
  • Effective team player with good inter-personal skills
  • Enthusiasm, drive and personal pride in producing quality work with an attention to detail
  • Good time management and organisation skills

The ideal candidate would have previous experience with a range of inorganic analytical instrumentation such as combustion, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, Ion Chromatography, FIA, UV-Vis spectrometers, along with basic water and soil test methods; pH, Solids, nutrients (phosphate, Nitrite, etc). They will have a track record of lateral, analytical thinking to solve problems and deliver innovative ideas and solutions. Previous experience troubleshooting mechanical and pneumatic systems would further strengthen an application.

Hours of work will be 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. The successful candidate will further their practical training in a professional laboratory environment.

We provide an excellent environment for fostering and developing talent and enabling innovation in a family-friendly, supportive and mature New Zealand owned business which continues to grow.

Our benefits

At Hill Laboratories, we believe in looking after our people. That's why the P in our PIHA values stands for 'People are valued and we enjoy our work'. We provide our staff with a wide range of job related learning and development opportunities as well as more holistic benefits including social events and health initiatives.

How to apply

If this role sounds like a good fit for you, click apply now via the link or on our website.

Please include a cover letter with your CV detailing why you feel you are the best candidate for this position.

Applications close on Saturday, 20 July 2019.

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