Analytical Technician

Job Description

Are you an entry level chemist with intro lab experience and good awareness of GMP? Great opportunity to join a team striving for quality every day.

• Great opportunity for a Chemist at intro or graduate level

• Opportunity to work Monday - Friday shift pattern

• Be part of a global researcher & manufacturer of animal health pharmaceuticals

Among these difficult times of a global pandemic, Argenta stands strong together to continue our global and local manufacturing and contract research and development of animal health products. Located in NZ, US and UK, we are a team of 450 employees with a passion for innovation, excellence and winning as a team. We currently have an opportunity for an entry level Analytical Technician to join our Starting Materials team based in Manurewa. 

The Quality Control team supports our manufacturing business to ensure all incoming materials and finished products are tested to meet the highest level of quality standards and business requirements. This role will also be involved in health and safety practices, identifying critical risks, ensuring compliance of GMP and driving improvement of operational efficiencies.

We’re looking for the right person, someone who lives by our company values and isn’t afraid to speak up. You are someone who enjoys learning about chemistry at the bench, and it is second nature to help out others within your team and other departments.

Your background, experience and attributes will include:

• Relevant tertiary qualification in science, chemistry related

• Graduate or 1-year experience in a GMP environment in the pharmaceutical industry or similar

• Demonstrated experience using laboratory instruments

• Ability to be flexible, multitask and manage your time effectively

• Commitment to quality, standards and integrity

By nature, you will be self-motivated, have an ability to adapt well to changes and have excellent communication skills. In order to succeed in this role, you will need to apply your analytical mindset to challenges that are presented and look for solutions to problems.

Argenta has strongly embedded company values which is key to who we are and how we deliver. We offer an opportunity to work for a successful and rapidly expanding global business where your input will be valued. At Argenta we are a hard-working group who really enjoy the people we work with each day. That is why we support our people through Health & Wellbeing initiatives, Southern Cross Health Care Scheme for families and flexible working hours.

If the sound of this opportunity excites you, please put together a cover letter which reflects who you are and why this role is of interest to you, attach your CV and apply below.

Analytical Technician

Argenta Manufacturing Limited

Job type:

Full Time, Permanent

Hours of work:



Manukau City


$40,000 - $50,000 per annum