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Laboratory Technician

Job no: 504385
Work type: Full Time
Location: Adelaide

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The opportunity:

Visy began manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes in Melbourne, Australia, in 1948 and has grown to become one of the world's leading privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies. Visy's past, present and future are linked by a commitment to growth, through meeting our customers' needs and the wise use and re-use of scarce resources.

Visy's safety success depends on carefully balancing economic, environmental, and social factors.

Being truly sustainable is a journey of continuous improvement, learning and adaptation. It is through the dedication, skills, and initiative of our people that Visy has prospered and will continue to move ahead.

Safe production is an important Visy Value and is recognised as being critical to the success of the organisation.  This role is integral to providing business support that enables safe and continuous improvement in safety performance.

The role:

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Laboratory Technicians primary role is to perform tests according to documented methods on raw ingredients (e.g. paper) and manufactured corrugated fibre board products, and to execute any claim that may arise from substandard components used in the production of.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Conduct the standard laboratory tests as required by the State Technical & Services Manager and Sales Account Managers
  • Maintain an electronic data base with trial / testing results are to be kept
  • Maintain a strong focus on paper quality through Millwide and provide direct feedback to the Paper Mills.
  • Gather objective evidence and information for the processing of paper claims in such a manner that it is clear and well documented
  • Coordinate activities with the Technical Centre Staff, providing knowledge, laboratory test data and quality information, for Paper Auditing conducted at a National level.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Tertiary qualification in a science or engineering field
  • Experience with laboratory testing and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in developing procedures
  • Problem solving skills with a detailed solution-based focus
  • Self-driven and proactive approach to data collection and testing

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy!

Please contact Peter Tran on 0417 968 709 for a confidential discussion or apply now.     

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.


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