Position Vacant: Project Technician Commercial Services

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) is the Australian grape and wine industry’s own research organisation. It supports a sustainable and successful grape and wine industry through world-class research, practical solutions and knowledge transfer. The culture at the AWRI is professional, innovative and sets high industry standards. As part of these standards the AWRI offers favourable working conditions and an environment conducive to success. The AWRI has strong links with the wine sector and other research organisations both nationally and internationally and provides a stimulating and challenging work environment.

Applications are invited for a Project Technician position within the Commercial Services group. The successful applicant will be required to carry out routine analysis and development work using a variety of instrumentation and operate effectively in a busy team environment. A key part of this role is also to support ongoing technical trials for a range of commercial clients as part of a multi-disciplinary team. This appointment is for an initial period of 12 months, with successful performance expected to lead to a more permanent role.

Practical experience in a research or laboratory environment with analytical instrumentation is essential. Experience with, or knowledge of, analytical techniques, including gas chromatography (GC), liquid chromatography (LC), mass spectroscopy (MS) and ultra-violet-visible (UV-Vis) spectroscopy is highly desirable.

A position description is available from 2021 Position Description Project Technician Commercial Services. Applications should be completed via the online application form at http://www.awri.com.au by Friday 26 February 2021. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be accepted.