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Chemistry Laboratory Technican

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Job Listing Date
11 Sept 2019
Location
Wellington, Hutt Valley
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Science & Technology, Laboratory & Technical Services

Chemistry Laboratory Technican

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. With about 45,000 staff in more than 800 sites across 47 countries, Eurofins believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. Thanks to its decentralized structure and very strong growth, Eurofins provides unparalleled career opportunities for leaders and professionals who want to join a fast paced environment and grow their responsibilities quickly, in Australia, New Zealand or overseas.

Eurofins Food and Water Testing New Zealand provides range of class leading food, water, plant, soil and  fertilizer testing, as well as horticultural services and technical solutions, primarily to the New Zealand market. With a staff of over 350 we operate laboratories in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Tauranga. We specialise in all Food types, Plants, Soils, Fertilizers, Potable Water, Sludge, Sediments, Leachate, Trade Waste Effluents, Sewage Effluents, Surface Water, River & Stream Monitoring, Seawater, and Groundwater. 

 

Job Description

A position of Laboratory Technician within the General Chemistry team at Eurofins ELS Wellington is currently vacant, and we are seeking candidates for this exciting opportunity. 

The purpose of the role is to carry out accurate analysis of water and waste water samples as required by the customer.   The range of analysis will include but is not limited to pH, BOD, COD, Suspended Solids, TKN, Turbidity, Conductivity and other General Chemistry Analysis.   We seek an energetic and motivated professional to join our Chemistry team.   This is an entry level position and would suit a new graduate wanting to enter the laboratory field or someone returning to the workforce.

 Key Position Objectives:

Reporting to the General Chemistry Team Leader the role will focus on but is not limited to:

  • Plan and carry out analysis as allocated to meet the required KPI’s

  • To process samples without error

  • To assist other team members as required

     

Qualifications

As an important role within Eurofins-ELS the following selection criteria are essential for success:

  • Attention to detail, and proficient computer skills are essential

  • Has a tertiary degree in science, preferably in Chemistry

  • Experience working within a commercial laboratory is desirable

  • Must be available to work Tuesday to Saturday

  • Desire to continually learn and improve
  • Must have a valid NZ work visa (min 2 years) or be a NZ resident

     

Additional Information

If you have the necessary skills and experience, please submit a resume and a cover letter (1 page maximum), you should include the reason you are applying for this position and must show relevant experience.  Applications to be received no later than 24 September 2019 to Sharonvansoest@eurofins.com

All candidate CV's and cover letter's will be reviewed, however please note that we are not always able to respond to every expression of interest submitted.  

This opportunity is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Australia/New Zealand, and already have work rights or an appropriate working visa.

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. With about 45,000 staff in more than 800 sites across 47 countries, Eurofins believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. Thanks to its decentralized structure and very strong growth, Eurofins provides unparalleled career opportunities for leaders and professionals who want to join a fast paced environment and grow their responsibilities quickly, in Australia, New Zealand or overseas.

Eurofins Food and Water Testing New Zealand provides range of class leading food, water, plant, soil and  fertilizer testing, as well as horticultural services and technical solutions, primarily to the New Zealand market. With a staff of over 350 we operate laboratories in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Tauranga. We specialise in all Food types, Plants, Soils, Fertilizers, Potable Water, Sludge, Sediments, Leachate, Trade Waste Effluents, Sewage Effluents, Surface Water, River & Stream Monitoring, Seawater, and Groundwater. 

 

Job Description

A position of Laboratory Technician within the General Chemistry team at Eurofins ELS Wellington is currently vacant, and we are seeking candidates for this exciting opportunity. 

The purpose of the role is to carry out accurate analysis of water and waste water samples as required by the customer.   The range of analysis will include but is not limited to pH, BOD, COD, Suspended Solids, TKN, Turbidity, Conductivity and other General Chemistry Analysis.   We seek an energetic and motivated professional to join our Chemistry team.   This is an entry level position and would suit a new graduate wanting to enter the laboratory field or someone returning to the workforce.

 Key Position Objectives:

Reporting to the General Chemistry Team Leader the role will focus on but is not limited to:

  • Plan and carry out analysis as allocated to meet the required KPI’s

  • To process samples without error

  • To assist other team members as required

     

Qualifications

As an important role within Eurofins-ELS the following selection criteria are essential for success:

  • Attention to detail, and proficient computer skills are essential

  • Has a tertiary degree in science, preferably in Chemistry

  • Experience working within a commercial laboratory is desirable

  • Must be available to work Tuesday to Saturday

  • Desire to continually learn and improve
  • Must have a valid NZ work visa (min 2 years) or be a NZ resident

     

Additional Information

If you have the necessary skills and experience, please submit a resume and a cover letter (1 page maximum), you should include the reason you are applying for this position and must show relevant experience.  Applications to be received no later than 24 September 2019 to Sharonvansoest@eurofins.com

All candidate CV's and cover letter's will be reviewed, however please note that we are not always able to respond to every expression of interest submitted.  

This opportunity is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Australia/New Zealand, and already have work rights or an appropriate working visa.

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