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Production Chemist

  • Precision manufacture of pharmaceuticals
  • Play a pivotal role in our continued success and growth
  • Based in NE Melbourne.

About the role

Being passionate about patient outcomes is essential for driving the continuous success and growth of the production team as the Production Chemist, where you’ll play a key role in manufacturing pharmaceutical products. This dynamic role involves working on a rotating roster, covering the night shift for production and the day shift for preparation, materials management, facility compliance, and customer interaction.


  • Precision manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
  • Follow operational procedures within the Quality Management System.
  • Update daily manufacturing and dispensing records.
  • Communicate with customers regarding supply impacts as needed.
  • Manage labelling, packaging, dispatch, and logistics requirements.
  • Report and address performance issues. Investigation and risk identification. 
  • Assist in reagent preparation and chemical testing.
  • Work rotating shifts. (Nights 12 am-9 am)

Skills & Experience:

  • A science or pharmaceutical degree is required.
  • Attention to detail and precision in following standard operating procedures.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and issue resolution.


  • It is an excellent opportunity for graduates or individuals with limited experience to develop their careers.
  • Training in a specialised field will be provided.
  • 2-week rotating shift roster.
  • Opportunity for growth and internal promotion. 

About the company

Our client specializes in manufacturing life science products with a mission to enhance patient health using accessible, targeted pharmaceuticals.  The manufacturing facility operates under rigorous quality standards and ensures operational excellence and compliance with regulatory authorities.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Gary Scott on +64 9 200 3124 or gary@scitexgroup.com for a confidential discussion. 

To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a Australian citizen, or resident, or have already secured the right to work in Australia and therefore hold a valid visa.

Scitex specialises in permanent, contract and temporary recruitment – and has done so since 1987. We are here to engineer better Mondays. We love connecting talented people with great work opportunities in workplaces where you can thrive and make a meaningful difference. 

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