• 15-Mar-2023 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Auckland, AUK, NZL
  • Full Time

This is a rare opportunity to work in a highly advanced state-of-the-art laboratory that is well-equipped with the latest and greatest laboratory machines and equipment. You will have interesting and varied work with development opportunities to continually grow your knowledge. Friendly and supportive environment with on-the-job training from a team of national and international experts. Apart from the opportunity to work at the forefront of science innovation, staff benefits also include competitive remuneration, fun social events, free onsite gym access, great company culture, modern facilities, and free onsite staff parking with EV charging.

Global industry extracts trillions of litres of water each day with very little ability to recycle and reuse this water. Aquafortus is an innovative technology company poised to disrupt the industry and is at the forefront of research, development, and deployment of high-recovery industrial water remediation technologies. The team at Aquafortus works with the biggest names in global industry.

We are currently looking for an Analytical Chemist to join our Chemistry team. The Analytical Chemist is primarily responsible for all analytical instruments within the laboratory for the purpose of advancing the company's technological and commercial success. The Analytical Chemist works alongside the Research and Development Chemists to develop new methods for the analytical instruments to aid research experiments as well as for the quantification of any new chemical developments.

This is primarily a lab-based role accountable for ensuring quality control within the laboratory, method development & improvement, maintenance of laboratory equipment, instrument procurement, instrument troubleshooting, and instrument knowledge transfer. The Analytical Chemist reports to the Chief Technical Officer and the relevant Team Leader.


  • Masters in Chemistry with 4+ years' experience as an Analytical Chemist.
  • Experience in method development for analytical instruments and the ability to write protocols and methods for teammates to follow.
  • Ability to follow chemistry methods.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Team player with a positive attitude that can put the team ahead of self-interest.
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Competent in Microsoft office suite.
  • Good time management and organisation skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English for the preparation and presentation of reports.

Aquafortus are seeking chemists with an aptitude for chemistry and who are passionate about research and development. If this sounds like you, we are keen to have you join our trailblazing organisation. Please apply now!

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