Laboratory Technician
Ballance Agri-Nutrients
Invercargill
5d ago

At Ballance Agri-Nutrients, we’re proud to work with New Zealand farmers to nourish our soils and keep our country growing.

We’re a 100% kiwi-owned cooperative and committed to working alongside our communities and customers to create a strong, sustainable future for all New Zealanders.

The Awarua site operates a Super Phosphate manufacturing plant and Fertiliser dispatching facility.

An exciting opportunity now exists for a Lab Technician at our Awarua laboratory, for the right person this could be your first steps on a career in a company that is at the forefront of innovation and science.

Working in a small dynamic team, you will be involved in sampling and analysis of raw materials, manufactured product, and imported products to support the business's quality program.

Your role will initially focus on sample collection & preparation, instrument calibration and routine maintenance, chemical and physical testing of our products as well as administrative support.

As you develop in the role, opportunities to expand your career horizons within the company will exist.

Remuneration will be considered based on qualifications and experience, you’ll be most suited to the role if you have :

  • Chemistry based qualification / relevant studies, laboratory experience preferred.
  • An understanding of quality control systems and analytical instrumentation / methodology
  • High level of literacy, numerical reasoning and effective communication
  • Quick learner, competent in following as well as creating / updating procedures.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and LIMS or lab database
  • The ability to be flexible and work in a dynamic environment as a team player
  • Proactive attitude to health, safety and environmental management
  • A desire to develop yourself and to seek a career path within the company
  • As well as supporting the success of our farmers in New Zealand, we’re big on growing our people which is why we believe in harnessing your talents and creating opportunities to develop you and your career with Ballance.

    Rewarding the great work of our team is important too which is why we offer a range of benefits for you and your family.

    So come and make your place with us Together, creating the best soil and feed on Earth . It’s a big ambition but we can’t think of a better one for the good of our customers and our country.

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