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Summer Internship - Laboratory Assistant

Advertiser: Ballance Agri-NutrientsMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
1 Nov 2019
Location
Bay of Plenty, Tauranga
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Science & Technology, Chemistry & Physics
Company description:

Ballance Agri-Nutrients is a New Zealand farmer-owned co-operative that helps its customers to farm more productively, profitably and sustainably.

Job description:

There are those who make and sell fertiliser and feed - and then there's Ballance Agri-Nutrients.

We're real people making a real difference to kiwi farmers and sustainable food production. From nutrient management advice, fertiliser and feed to online farm management and aerial topdressing, we work hard to help our farmers get results.

We're looking for a summer intern who is enthusiastic to learn quickly and apply themselves in chemical product formulation. Working on a variety of activities, this opportunity will suit a tertiary student looking for real world experience for their studies in the industrial chemicals field.

You will be responsible for:
- Utilising current analytical methods in the laboratory to analyse a range of our manufactured products for physical and chemical characteristics
- Complie a range of samples from plant retention samples and samples taken in the plant.
- Preparing data reports and establishing any correlations there may be.

Your Successful attributes are:
- Experience in analytical chemistry
- Experience with analytical method development
- A passion and affinity for the rural environment
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to easily relate to others
- Motivated to work on your own initiative and not afraid to ask questions

To be eligible for this internship, students must:
- Be studying a bachelor degree, a graduate diploma or certificate, a bachelor honours degree, a postgraduate diploma or certificate, or con-joint undergraduate degrees. If graduated, this must have been in the last 6 months.
- Be studying science, technology, engineering, design or business at a New Zealand tertiary education institute.
- Be legally permitted to work in New Zealand.

If you are excited about chemical product formulation and have a passion to develop your skills then this might be the role for you to learn, develop and grow.

Applications close 17 November 2019

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