Experienced Research Chemist

Leading pyrethrum producer is seeking a research chemist to help optimise production and quality

Your new company
Botanical Resources Australia (BRA) is the global leader in the supply of “Pyrethrum”- a natural produced insecticide. BRA has been proudly operating in Tasmania for over twenty-five years and is a leading global producer of Pyrethrins. The business is currently seeking a degree qualified Chemist to join their Quality, Analytical, Research and Regulatory Group here in Ulverstone, Tasmania.

Your new role
This full-time role is based at BRA’s head office in Ulverstone on the beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania. You'll be reporting to the Research Manager where you'll be involved in conducting research on a range of projects to help optimise manufacturing and other research, development, quality and analytical functions. You'll be operating within strict ISO and GMP guidelines to ensure the delivery of robust analytical and scientific outcomes. Among your daily duties will be.
  • Devising research protocols
  • Develop and validate methods for analysis of pyrethrum-based products
  • Undertake analysis of GMP-certified pyrethrum product.
  • Conduct research into BRA’s manufacturing operations
  • Statistical analysis of data.
  • Interpretation, reporting and presentation of results.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role, you'll need a degree in Science / Chemistry, coupled with a few years post graduate experience providing scientific support within a GMP environment. You'll need experience with quality systems and confidence with the operation of speciality laboratory equipment such as HPCL and GC. In addition to your technical expertise, you'll need excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.

What you'll get in return
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world leader in their field, right here in Tasmania. The business is offering a competitive salary along with the opportunity to work alongside world leading technologies and processes. If you'd like to learn more, please contact me on +61 3 6108 5508, or adam.barker@hays.com.au

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2685801


Job Type
Scientific and R&D
TAS, Regional

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Adam Barker, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hobart
Level 12 NAB House, 27 Elizabeth St

Telephone: 61085508