Careers

Laboratory Technician - Testing Team

We are currently seeking a full-time Laboratory Technician to join our testing team at NRL.  This role reports to the Senior Scientist- Testing and is responsible to provide support to NRL’s laboratory operations including specimen reception and Laboratory testing. 

This will include but not limited to processing specimens, test kits, reagents, and consumables, entering data into the laboratory information system as well as performing Molecular and Serology tests.

The incumbent may also be required to assist with sample bank and Biobank activities, special projects under the supervision of a scientist, perform regular maintenance on equipment and general laboratory housekeeping duties.

The successful applicant will possess the flexibility to participate in a rotating roster and on call during public holidays.

To be successful in this role your background should demonstrate:

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to understand technical information 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills: able to troubleshoot unexpected results and instrument issues

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform work with high degree of precision and accuracy in laboratory processes, as well as competency in using laboratory information technology

  • Able to perform stocktake and place orders 

It would be advantages for applicants to have the following skills:

  • Experience in molecular and serology testing

  • Experience in receiving and processing of laboratory specimens

  • Experience in maintenance of laboratory equipment

  • Experience in using laboratory information management systems or relevant computer skills

  • The Victorian Government has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all essential services staff unless a medical exemption applies. The successful incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID19 prior to commencement and will be required to show evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment.

 

View full Position Description:

https://www.svi.edu.au/careers_students/careers/current_vacancies/

Apply via SEEK. https://www.seek.com.au/job/55354517 Applications close 14th January 2022

Customer Relations & Business Specialist

NRL is currently seeking a full-time Customer Relations and Business Specialist to join its sales team to ensure a high level of service to NRL customers via direct sales of quality assurance products and services.  As the initial point of contact for NRL customers, the incumbent will actively promote and sell NRL products and services via outbound calls and customer visits to ensure sustainable revenue growth. The Customer Relations and Business Specialist will be responsible for ongoing, proactive customer engagement with the broader customer base. This will involve actively contacting and calling customer according to a sales territory plan in order to attract new business to NRL and ensuring profitable and sustainable revenue growth. It is envisaged that the role will assume approximately a 70/30 of outbound sales and marketing support depending on needs. 

We are looking for a candidate with well-developed field-based sales experience and preferably one to three years of experience in marketing operations. This experience will have been gained in a medical laboratory or scientific / pathology setting. The successful candidate must have experience in use of ERP and CRM Digital stack as well as demonstrated skills in the Microsoft suite. 

For a full list of responsibilities please view the job description at: https://www.svi.edu.au/careers_students/careers/current_vacancies/

Apply via SEEK. 

https://www.seek.com.au/job/55342537?type=standard#searchRequestToken=44722af9-4fca-4323-9906-cf97d53b06d4

Applications close 14th January 2022

Senior QA and Regulatory Affairs Associate

In association with the Executive Manager, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, the incumbent will assist in supporting the implementation and maintenance of the Quality Management System (QMS), execute Regulatory Affairs and QMS activities, support projects and provide quality support in the translation of research discoveries, developments and other new work into routine operations or for commercialisation. Compliance with industry legislation, codes, standards and guidelines will be enabled in order to ensure regulatory registration, accreditation and certification as required. 

The key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing and maintaining systems and processes supporting the quality and regulatory affairs responsibilities required of NRL

  • Working towards compliance with ISO 13485, the accreditation for ISO 13485 as a manufacturer of IVDs and support the translation of research or development initiatives into operational services.

  • Assisting in the development, implementation and maintenance of NRL's Quality Management System

  • Executing QMS activities including, but not limited to, non-conformance (NC) management, corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs), internal audits, document control, change management, supplier management, management review, customer complaints management, risk management, project management, reviewing and approving technical documents, and monitoring trends and conduct effectiveness reviews.

To be short-listed for this crucial role, you will need tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (such as pharmaceutical, medical or biological science), combined with at least 8 + years’ experience working in a GMP, medical device or cell therapy environment,  and a strong understanding of quality control procedures and relevant standards.  You will bring proven experience in a quality role ideally in a scientific laboratory and/or manufacturing facility, responsible for maintaining ISO 13485, NATA, regulatory affairs experience including TGA GMP registration and/or other accreditation relevant to a laboratory environment.  Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate leadership capabilities and sound decision making skill. Previous exposure to project management and internal auditing is also essential. 

For a full list of responsibilities please view the job description at: https://www.svi.edu.au/careers_students/careers/current_vacancies/

Apply via SEEK. 

https://www.seek.com.au/job/55402392

Applications close 28th January 2022

Project and Innovation Manager

This position is tasked with developing NRL’s project management framework and processes and providing project management support to key NRL strategic projects. The incumbent will be responsible for the  co-ordination, monitoring and performance reporting of the execution of key activities of the annual NRL Business plan. 

Projects include the development and implementation of affordable point of care test (PoCT) Quality Assurance to low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and remote and regional Australians, and to support NRL’s acquisition of ISO 13485 certification for the development of IVDs, including quality control products and in-house diagnostic assays validated as per the TGA Classification of IVD medical devices, enabling the translation of research discoveries to product and services. 

In association with the Executive Manager, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, the incumbent will assist in the maintenance of the Quality Management System (QMS),  and provide project management support to the translation of research discoveries, developments and other new work into routine operations or for commercialisation. The incumbent will ensure compliance with industry legislation, codes, standards and guidelines to ensure on-going regulatory registration, accreditation and certification as required. 

This position requires you to have experience in laboratory science, quality management as well as sound project management skills and qualifications.  The successful candidate must be capable of critical data and information analysis to enable informed decisions related to the Project Management Framework and understand the quality aspects of relevant activities and technical projects.  

For a full list of responsibilities please view the job description at: https://www.svi.edu.au/careers_students/careers/current_vacancies/

Apply via SEEK.   https://www.seek.com.au/job/55402627 

Applications close 28th January 2022