Laboratory Technician

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Albermarle Lithium
Australia

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Laboratory Technician

Job ID: 10971
Job Views: 25
Location: Bunbury
Post Code: 6230
Category: Laboratory & Scientific Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 07/05/2024

Description:

Albemarle is a global leader in transforming essential resources into critical ingredients for mobility, energy, connectivity and health. We are one of the biggest producers of lithium in the world and Australia is critical to our energy storage business.

Our new world class Lithium Hydroxide Processing Plant at Kemerton, near Bunbury in the South West of Western Australia, is the most modern plant globally and is set for major expansion. Albemarle investment in Australia spans mining joint ventures and processing operations. Our corporate office sits in the heart of the Perth CBD.

We are a rapidly growing part of Albemarle Corporation which has over 7000 employees worldwide across energy storage and specialty chemicals. We are suppliers of choice for leading companies including the world’s biggest electric vehicle manufacturers, and makers of batteries and electronics.

The work we do at Albemarle helps to pioneer new ways to move, power, connect, and protect.

Job Requirements:

The Role

Reporting to the Laboratory Team Leader, the Laboratory Technician is responsible for ensuring analytical activities and associated tasks are conducted in a safe, professional, timely manner and in accordance with required policies and procedures.

It is a residential role, you will work full time at our Kemerton site, and will be required to work on operational shift roster.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurately completing assigned tasks according to approved Laboratory procedures and work instructions in a timely fashion.
  • Managing and preparing samples and reagents for analysis.
  • Undertaking analyses with various analytical equipment and instrumentation as required.
  • Contribute to a positive culture with a high regard for Safety, Inclusion and Diversity.
  • Identifying anomalies in analytical results and assisting with the investigation of non-conformances.
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are upheld.
  • Undertake calibration and maintenance of equipment, consumables stock inventory control and assisting with other duties as required.

About You

Albemarle is a values-driven company that appreciates and promotes resilience, equity, inclusion and diversity of background, experience and expertise. As the successful candidate you will possess:

  • Computer literacy (MS Office).
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Highly motivated with proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good organizational, communication and time management skills.
  • Quality focused with a high attention to detail.
  • Previous laboratory experience - desirable.
  • Tertiary qualification in a scientific or related discipline – desirable

Albemarle requires successful applicants to pass a pre-employment medical, and complete on-boarding verification of employment history, right to work, qualifications and police clearance.

 

Education / Qualification Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in a scientific or related discipline – desirable

On Offer

The successful candidate will be provided with an attractive salary package and the following employee benefits:

  • 12% superannuation
  • Annual Incentive Plan Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance subsidy - up to $1500 per year
  • Novated Leasing
  • Life Insurance and Income Protection Insurance

How to Apply:

Albemarle acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and cultures; and to Elders past and present.

Albemarle is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people encompassing diversity of age, ethnicity and cultural background - including First Nations Australians, and from those with varied religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical ability and thinking styles, family background and level of education and experience.

Albemarle is proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, click here: Albemarle Corporation Benefits | WORK180 Endorsed Employer

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