Laboratory Technician

Permanent Position - Entry Level Laboratory Technician (Maddington)

Job Information

Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Job Code: 
Job Category: Minerals
Job Location: Maddington WA

About The Role

Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor, you will be responsible for providing the highest quality service to clients. Complete work in a timely manner as directed by your supervisor, this includes but is not limited to process, prepare, weigh, digest and analyse mineral and ore samples using a variety techniques, procedures and instrumentation in accordance with documented procedures, GLP & ISO 17025.

The role requires the successful applicant to work full time on a rotating shift schedule (Shifts are Monday to Friday, 6am - 2pm or 2pm - 10pm or 10pm - 6am). Applicants should be able and available to work all shifts. Shift work on weekends may be available to meet production demands. The role entails a fixed term full time rolling contract. Contract renewal would depend on meeting training and production targets within specified time frames.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safety procedures are followed in accordance with Site, State, and local guidelines
  •  Provide quality services to our client in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Perform analysis accurately and within turnaround times required
  • Perform maintenance and operational functions on the automated equipment as required
  • Follow all documented procedures to ensure maintenance of quality accreditation
  • Conduct general cleaning and maintenance of the sample station and sampling points
  • QA/QC

Selection Criteria

  • Previous laboratory experience desirable
  • Laboratory certification highly regarded
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work within a small team to achieve key objectives
  • Strong organisational skills Ability to develop and implement appropriate procedures
  • Computer literacy skills are required


Intertek is a global organisation which respects diverse perspectives, experiences, traditions and values each employee’s contribution towards achieving its business objectives.

Remuneration & Benefits

You will enjoy

  • A salary package commensurate with experience.
  • Access to the Intertek Australia employee benefits program, which includes the following:
  1. Corporate health insurance plans
  2.  Corporate banking options
  3.  Intertek’s employee assistance program

About the company

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

How to apply, Who to contact

To apply for this exciting opportunity please send your application to Your application should include an up-to-date resume. Only applicants with an existing right to work in Australia will be considered. Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

Intertek Australia supports a diverse workforce, and we encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the LGBTQI+ community.

For further information please visit the Intertek website at