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Animal Technician

Evolve Scientific Recruitment - Melbourne, VIC

Biotech, R&D, Science
Source: uWorkin


About the company:

This TGA accredited manufacturing facility, located not far from Melbourne CBD, supplies products to the Australian and international markets. Known for their impeccable quality, they require the assistance of Evolve Scientific Recruitment to source an Animal Technician to join the team on a 12-month contract basis with view for extension, to start ASAP.

This role is a part time position (4 days a week) and will require rotating shifts, so the candidates must be flexible and able to work any day of the week, including weekends.

In rotating blocks, the successful candidate will work over the day shift (7am -3pm), afternoon shift (3pm- 11pm) and night shift (9pm- 5am).

About the role:

Reporting through to the QC Manager, this role will involve routine QC analysis of samples as well as animal monitoring and handling.

You will be required to:

  • Monitor animal health and conduct dosing of animals (e.g. mice)
  • Perform enzyme immunoassay, toxicity testing and potency assays
  • Maintain animal health and wellbeing
  • Perform euthanasia of animals when required
  • Use of LIMS for data entry of results
  • General laboratory housekeeping

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Animal Health, Zoology, Biological Science or related discipline
  • Familiarity with the ethics requirements of handling and use of animals for scientific purposes (experience in animal handling and monitoring is highly regarded).
  • Previous laboratory experience is ideal however if you are a recent graduate with a great attitude and are a fast-learner, you will also be considered.
  • You will be a quality-focused individual with excellent attention to detail, have good communication skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

How to Apply:

Click on the "Apply Now" button with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed). Note: Applications only accepted from Australian / NZ residents with valid Australian work rights or temporary residents on work visas e.g. Working Holiday Visa.

For more information please call Laura Mason on 0433 984 122.

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Why Evolve Scientific Recruitment?

Evolve is an award-winning agency specialising in scientific/technical recruitment in: Pharmaceutical, Food, Biotechnology, Chemical, Petrochemical, Environmental, Health Services, Life Sciences, Mining and more.