Thursday, 5 November 2015

Downer EDI Limited,Laboratory Manager Jobs in Australia

Research & Development

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business.

At Downer Australia, we are a national supplier, service provider and project delivery business, supporting our customers in all facets of their project lifecycle. If you are adaptable and passionate about delivering excellence, here’s your opportunity to be part of something big.

About the Job

Based in Somerton
ASX Listed Organisation
Career Progression Opportunities
Downer's Road Services business is one of the largest non-government owned road services businesses in Australia. We operate from a network of over 50 depots and maintain more than 40,000 km of road. Our Business is involved in many exciting ventures within the civil road industry throughout the country.
An opportunity has become available within Downer's National Research & Development Laboratory, this is a unique opportunity to join an industry leader and take on a senior role within our R&D team. We are currently seeking a commercially astute Laboratory Manager to drive multiple national R&D projects whilst leading and inspiring our team members. You will assume a prominent role in maintaining compliance with NATA and internal quality systems as well as oversee, review and implement strategies, standards, policies and practices to ensure services are delivered consistently and with integrity.
You will have a strong understanding of executing project compliance as well as managing the operational costs of a laboratory in line with budget expectations.
Ideally this role is suited to candidates with 10 years Laboratory Management exposure within the, Petrochemical, Oil&Gas, Biomedical or Pharmaceutical sectors.

About You

· Tertiary level qualifications in Science, Biochemistry/Chemistry, or similar coupled with exposure to running a Laboratory.
· You will have exposure maintaining compliance in a NATA or ISO accredited Lab.
· Strong Leadership skills with a demonstrated track record of developing teams to achieve outstanding results.
· The ability to think strategically with strong financial planning and budgeting skills.
· An understanding of the relevant OHS/EHS legislation and a commitment to upholding Downer's Zero Harm philosophy.
· Experience in presenting to industry forums and key stakeholders.
· Strong analytical and planning skills as well as able to prioritise workloads and add value in a team environment.
· Demonstrable exposure of delivering transformational change and continuous improvement in organisations.

In return we offer

A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm
An opportunity to make an impact with a growing and forward thinking company
The opportunity to further develop your skills and professional development
Competitive remuneration package based on experience
Apply for this great opportunity by visiting For further information please call Paul Dossis – Senior Talent & Sourcing Business Partner on 0417 076 352. Quoting Job Reference 529490
As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.

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