Laboratory Technician

Our commercial Laboratory has a position available for a Laboratory Technician to join the team.

We are looking for someone who is a team player with a positive attitude to learning, is self-disciplined with the ability to follow set procedures and take the initiative when necessary. This position is ideal for someone looking to develop their career in a laboratory environment, or start a career in something completely new.

This is a permanent role working 40 hours per week, hours will be as per the laboratory team roster and may include weekend work. 

As a Laboratory Technician you will be responsible for carrying out laboratory operational activities to ensure efficient ongoing delivery of a quality analytical service to our clients whilst gaining practical training in a professional laboratory environment.


  • Conducting lab operational duties to ensure efficient ongoing delivery of a quality analytical service to our clients 
  • Calibration and maintenance of lab equipment 
  • Knowledge of and an ability to follow ISO 17025 guidelines 
  • Working closely with the extended team within the branch
  • Flexibility to work a later shift from time to time during the busy periods


  • May have a tertiary qualification in science or relevant discipline
  • May have practical and theoretical science knowledge
  • Previous hands-on experience with chromatography advantageous
  • Good attitude to work and learn, be reliable, punctual, conscientious and able to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Excellent time management, communication and organisational skills 
  • Good attention to detail and excellent computer skills 


Hill Laboratories is a commercial provider of analytical services to a wide range of customers in New Zealand and overseas. We provide an excellent environment for fostering and developing talent and enabling innovation in a family-friendly, values driven and mature New Zealand owned business. 

Our staff gain value from a wide range of benefits such as job related learning and development opportunities, a career advancement framework, subsidised employee schemes as well as more holistic benefits such as social events and health initiatives.


If this role sounds like a good fit for you, click apply now via the link or on our website.

Please include a cover letter with your CV detailing why you feel you are the best candidate for this position.


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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 8786910

Location: Hamilton

Closing Date: Sunday, 9 May 2021