Laboratory Technician, Microbiology


Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

May 2

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  • Full Time Fixed Term - 6 months (to cover for an existing employee on leave)​

Gribbles Veterinary Pathology New Zealand is the country's leading provider of veterinary diagnostic services, operating five laboratories nationwide. This fully equipped diagnostic laboratory performs a range of domestic and export testing, on behalf of private Veterinarians research organisations, government agencies, pharmaceutical companies and zoos and the food industry.

Gribbles Veterinary and analytical offers a comprehensive range of clinical pathology, diagnostic and analytical microbiology services. We specialise in providing a rapid, friendly and helpful service to all our clients.

We are currently offering an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a fixed term full-time analyst to join our microbiology team based at Dunedin. You will be a part of our growing business.

The following key tasks will be part of your challenging and varied role:

  • Preparation, extraction and analysis of samples in accordance with documented procedures
  • General laboratory housekeeping tasks in accordance with PC2 requirements
  • Data transcription and checking in accordance with quality standards
  • Ensuring turnaround times are met, whilst maintaining quality standards
  • Ongoing identification of quality and efficiency improvement opportunities

We are looking for the following skills and attributes:

  • A degree in science, preferably with a microbiology major
  • Experience in a laboratory setting would be an advantage
  • Flexibility to work additional hours when required
  • Availability for the weekend roster
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, energy and a driven outlook

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then please apply online.

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