Laboratory Technician

Eurofins Scientific

Eurofins Scientific

Software Engineering
Dandenong South VIC 3175, Australia
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics 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, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 62,000 staff across a network of more than 1000 independent companies in over 62 countries and operating more than 900 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing. In 2022, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 6.515 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Full Time (11.00 am - 7.00 pm)
  • Potential Saturday, Sunday and public holiday rosters are available on request
  • Entry-level position with great opportunity for career advancement
  • Recent graduates with university/TAFE lab experience encouraged to apply

The Laboratory Technician is responsible for assisting the laboratory function by ensuring all samples are appropriately prepared and analysed in a timely manner while assisting with various other laboratory duties, to achieve operational, customer and quality requirements. Reporting to the Team Leader, the role will focus on the following duties:

  • Sample receipt and documentation
  • Sample weighing and allocation
  • Processing of food samples for chemical and microbiological analysis
  • Performance of equipment quality control and maintenance
  • Assisting sample reception staff when required
  • Assisting with laboratory’s store management system.

Qualifications

Certificate / Diploma in Laboratory Techniques; or equivalent qualification; or significant laboratory experience.

Additional Information

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.