Evolve is Australia's leading scientific and technical recruitment agency

All Evolve recruiters are degree-qualified scientists who have experience working in the Scientific industry, meaning they have deep and genuine professional networks to draw upon when filling roles. Our staff tenure is exceptional, with the average currently standing at over 7 years. You will not find a better scientific or technical recruitment partner in Australia.

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Our Recruitment Services

OUR RECRUITMENT SERVICES

We offer you a truly flexible recruitment service that we tailor to your needs, including:

  • Temporary / labour hire of scientific and technical staff (entry level to management)
  • Recruitment of permanent scientific and technical staff (entry level to management)
  • Executive search (science and related fields)
  • Payroll service
  • Recruitment technologies, such as candidate video CVs and interviews
Reputation Background

A reputation of integrity & commitment

Tailored Recruitment Solutions from Subject Matter Experts

We work exclusively with professionals who specialise in scientific and technical industries, and our consultants have a wealth of first-hand expertise, meaning clients can rest assured that with our support, they will secure the candidates they need.

Over a decade of local resourcing experience

We have worked with Australia's leading scientific and technical companies, and what makes us stand out is our commitment to integrity, relationships, and results you can count on. Our approachable, dependable service guarantees to change the way you feel about recruitment!

Why work with Evolve Scientific for your Recruitment needs?

First-hand industry expertise

First-hand industry expertise

Our recruitment consultants are degree qualified scientists with real industry experience - often having done the jobs they are recruiting for!

Unrivalled Scientific talent networks

Unrivalled Scientific talent networks

Our experienced consultants have built strong relationships and are experts in their field and the art of recruitment; they will draw upon their personal and professional networks.

Flexible, authentic service

Flexible, authentic service

We pride ourselves on delivering a friendly, superior service and will support you with all roles, from entry level to executive recruitment.

Award-winning legacy

Award-winning legacy

We have been accredited by the Seek SARA Awards as Agency of the Year and Recruitment Leader of the Year.

Latest Jobs

Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyBiological science - Biotech & Medical
Graduate Lab Assistant
Type:
Contract 
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Melbourne C B D, Victoria, Australia

About company/role:Major pharmaceutical companyBased in the CBDCasual ongoing contractFulltime, normal business hours Duties:Preparing and cleaning glasswareCalibrating pH meters, balances and thermometersSending equipment for external calibrationAdministration tasksGeneral laboratory housekeeping Skills and experience:Cert IV in Laboratory Techniques, or Bachelor of ScienceExcellent communication and quality-focusedPrevious experience in a GMP environment would be highly regarded Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Linda on 03 9040 1630.With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Admin, Customer Service & Finance
Administrative Assistant
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Melbourne C B D, Victoria, Australia

About the company/role:Pharmaceutical company close to Melbourne CBDAdministrative Assistant3 months contract Mon-Fri with standard working hoursDuties:Executive assistance for research divisionBooking Travel, Meeting Rooms, Catering, ConferencesCustomer serviceEmail and calendar management for senior leadersInternal and external mail collectionAssisting with enquiries from research staffAssisting with sponsorship programs and invoicingBusiness Technology requests and assist with event managementSkills/experiencePrevious experience in an Admin Assistant / Exec Assistant role working at senior management / executive level Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)SharepointMethodical mindsetExcellent communication skills and attention to detailApply!If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  Or, if you have any questions, please contact Priyanka on 03 9040 1630. With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Engineering
Project Manager
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Broadmeadows, Victoria, Australia

About the companyEvolve Scientific are currently searching for a highly experienced Project Manager for one of our clients in the pharmaceuticals sector.  About the role:Based in an inner-northern suburb of Melbourne, the Project Manager will largely focus on the project team delivering project outcomes on time and within budget whilst monitoring and controlling projects against the approved management plans and project management controls.Key Responsibilities: Oversee and manage sub-teams within large projects (team typically less than 5 people).Develop and manage budget plans and control schedules.Under the direction of the Senior Project Manager or Project Delivery Lead:undertake, direct or assist others in the preparation and approval of Capital Expenditure Proposals.undertake, review and assist others in the development of the technical design and qualification/ commissioning documentation of the overall project.undertake, review and assist others in the preparation of specifications, drawings and other documentation that comprises the technical requirements for inclusion in tenders and contracts.report any deviations identified during commissioning and qualification back to Project Delivery Lead and/or Senior Project Manager.Prepare key project management documents.Prepare and manage key engineering and supply contracts.Ensure that quality management systems and procedures are followed throughout a project.Ensure that risk management methodologies and processes are followed throughout a project.Maintain the configuration management system during project activities.Raise or co-ordinate others in the preparation and administration of purchase orders for supply of goods and services.Manage or assist others in construction activities.Utilise ‘Technical Expertise’ to undertake, monitor and assist others in commissioning and qualification of the projects.Develop and maintain collaborative internal relationships with key Broadmeadows operational group managers, project managers & process engineers in the support and delivery of projects.Develop and maintain collaborative external relationships with external consultants and contractors to aid in the delivery of projects. To be considered for the role, the ideal candidates must have: At Minimum, a bachelor’s in an engineering or science disciplineComprehensive skills in handling technical development concepts, tools and technologies as well as design techniques.Comprehensive level of technical knowledge in one Engineering discipline and ability to solve problems in design, testing and deployment.Experience in troubleshooting, process engineering and ability to understand and implement client requirements.Serving as a technical mentor to junior team members. To be successful for the role, the ideal candidates will have: Comprehensive understanding of quality management systems and procedures.Comprehensive understanding of risk management methodology and processes.Comprehensive understanding of contract management and administration.Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)Advanced skills in MS-Project, MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Vision and MS-Outlook.Comprehensive understanding and application of GxP principles in the field of pharmaceuticals. Demonstrated experience in leading a small team in one discipline area.Apply!   If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Deborah Cusmano or Max Monroe on 9040 1630 With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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GovernmentEnvironmental
Farming Systems Officer (TO3 - Regional role)
Type:
Contract 
Type:
Casual
Location:
Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia

Our client is a State Government organisation which promotes profitable agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries for Queensland. Employing over 2000 people in areas including policy development, leading-edge science, biosecurity, fisheries, forestry management, trade and export. About the Role: As a Farming Systems Officer you will be working with an experience teams. 36.25 hours in this contract position until March 2025, with genuine opportunities for extension. This role is based in regional QLD and will require you to have own reliable vehicle. Duties:Soil and plant sample collection, weighing, recording.Tractor operation planting; fertilising and application of crop protectants.Calibration of planters, fertiliser applicators and spray rigs.Assist in the preparation and delivery at field days, shed meetings and industry events.Attain plant growth and final yield from soybean, peanut and sugarcane crops.Being apart of field trials i.e benefits of reduced tillage inputs and controlled traffic in sugar-based farming systems and improve the productivity and profitability of grain legume rotations crops that could include plant population, fungicide strategies, irrigation timeliness and alike. To be successful in this role, you will be need to demonstrate:Previous experience working in Agricultural sector (farming, sample collection, data entry);Experience in documentation, following process and procedures,Must have current C Class drivers’ licence;Diploma in Applied Science, Rural Science, or Rural Techniques from a recognised tertiary institution, or equivalent qualifications in a field relevant to the positionExperience in working independently and as part of a multidisciplinary teams;Reliability and ability to commence immediately;Ability to work in a role requiring physical fitness, lifting and working outdoors;Must be willing to obtain a Commercial Operators License and undergo Police Check How to Apply: If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   If you are interested in the position and like more information please contact Bridie from the Brisbane office on 07 3175 0680.With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Engineering
HVAC Construction Engineer
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia

About the company: Evolve Scientific are currently searching for a highly skilled Project Construction Engineer (HVAC Engineer) to join with one of our largest clients, a global leader in the Pharmaceuticals Industry. Our client is looking to bring aboard this highly skilled Engineer for a 6-month contract, with a strong outlook to extend. This role will be based in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. The Opportunity: The scope of this keystone project is to deliver compliant, fit for purpose manufacturing facilities and processes across multiple sites, for Influenza Cell Culture Vaccine (FCC), Antivenom (AV), Q Fever Vaccine (QFV), Filling, Inspection and Packaging (FIP), with licensure targeted from 2026. The Project Engineer - Construction/ HVAC will be responsible for managing the construction of the FIP facilities to be delivered under the key project in the northern suburbs. This will be achieved as a key leader and contributor in the key project FIP team to deliver the project milestones within budget, collaborating closely with project and business leaders/teams to manage facility and equipment design, construction, qualification/validation, and licensure of the facilities and manufacturing processes for future business operations. Reporting within the Project Engineering team, this position will be responsible for: Lead Ensure that project tasks are managed in a way that creates a safe, healthy and secure workplace for the staff and contractors involved in implementing projects and for those using the facilities created or modified by these projects.Assist in improving our client’s project management practice.Ensure that project tasks are managed in a way that recognises GMP and the need to actively manage the risk of non-compliance.Assist in planning and co-ordination of any plant shutdown activities.Assist in or manage as directed, the development of operational and maintenance manuals and training materials.Leading and delivering the project objectives, controlling scope changes to meet budget and schedule, functionality according to the URSs, Equipment TRSs, GMP, safety and environmental requirements during all phases of the project (Design, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning and Qualification);All aspects of the facility design and construction for our client’s keystone project in the northern suburbs of MelbourneDesign QualificationGMP Equipment procurementEquipment FATsOff-site Fabrication and On-site installation of equipmentFAT (Factory Acceptance Testing)SAT (Site Acceptance Testing)Commissioning of the building services Qualification of the HVAC and CleanroomsAn ideal candidate must have: Tertiary qualifications in engineering, or science.Fundamental understanding of technical development concepts, tools and technologies as well as design techniques.Fundamental level of technical knowledge in one Engineering discipline and ability to solve problems in design, testing and deployment.Experience in troubleshooting, process engineering and ability to understand and implement client requirements.Experience with installation, commissioning, and operation of HVAC systems, preferably on a greenfield site.3+ years of engineering or construction project management experience required;Nice to haves:A demonstrated ability to lead and work closely with multiple project teams and project managers to deliver large and highly complex projects;An underlying process and engineering systems/services experience gained in the GxP industry.Underlying knowledge of project management principles.An underlying understanding of quality management systems and procedures.An underlying understanding of risk management methodology and processes.An underlying understanding of contract management and administration.Apply!Working Holiday Visa (417) are welcome to submit applications If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  Or, if you have any questions, please contact Deborah Cusmano or Max Monroe on 9040 1630With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Manufacturing & OperationsEngineeringPharmaceutical & Biotechnology
Sample Officer
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Broadmeadows, Victoria, Australia

About the company: Evolve Scientific Recruitment are currently searching for a Sample Officer to join with one of our largest clients, a global leader in the pharmaceuticals industry. Our client is looking to bring aboard a highly motivated individual for a 12-month contract at the Broadmeadows site with potential to extend. The Opportunity: The Sample Officer will be responsible for sample collection from the production process both proactively and reactively, logging samples in lab management systems, tracking shipments. Will also support lab investigations and experimental design/ execution, report writing and document management through GMP document systems. This is a full-time position Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM. This position will be responsible for: Supporting collection of routine and non-routine samples from productionsGowning, entering plant, communicating with operations to collect samplesLog samples into LIMSGlobal stakeholders will do the testingBasic Engineering / Scientific analysisReturn samples from customer complaintsEstablish potential causes in collaboration with staffAn ideal candidate must have: Science OR Engineering DegreeGMP experienceProficient with computer systems (will be trained in doc management systems)Experience within lab or engineering space 1-2 yrsBackground in Pharma preferrable otherwise food / beverage with testing and  analysing backgroundBenefits: Great opportunity to be a part of a great team environment with excellent engagement scores, exciting project to be a part of and the opportunity to take the next step in your career by joining a global leader in the pharmaceuticals industry. How to Apply: Click on the "Apply Now" button with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed). Note: Applications only accepted from Australian / NZ residents with valid Australian work rights or temporary residents on work visas e.g. Working Holiday Visa.With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Admin, Customer Service & Finance
Customer Service Officer
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Werribee, Victoria, Australia

About the roleThe main purpose of this role is to conduct administrative tasks and provide customer service support to customers.This role will be approximately 20 to 38 hours per week depending on the work load. Working between Monday to Friday on the day shift.Initially this role will be about 3 months long with a potential for this role to go on longerResponsibilities: Ensure sample data is entered into the appropriate systems in a timely manner within defined customer and business expectationsAnswering customer telephone/email enquiriesEnsure customer orders are processed in a timely mannerPerform cost centre general ledger transfers and create accounts payable invoicing and credits as requiredPerform the accounts receivable function for cash and credit card payments and monitor debtors and the invoice error log in SAPMonitor customer support stock and general office stationeryConduct other administrative tasks such as filing, faxing, photocopier use, checking/matching and mailing of daily customer reports/invoices and updating spreadsheetsAssist with the training of casual staffYou will have:Demonstrated experience in Administration/Customer ServiceAbility to remain polite and courteous in a busy environmentCustomer focused and a willingness to learnStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong computer literacy including MS Excel and MS WordKnowledge of SAP is an advantage  Candidates must have a car as the site is not easily accessible by public transport. Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Deborah or Priyanka on 03 90401630With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Manufacturing & OperationsChemical Manufacturing
Laboratory Technician
Type:
Contract 
Type:
Temporary
Location:
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia

About the company/role:Leading technology company who develops products for a wide range of applicationsLocated in Bacchus MarshFull training is provided1 month position, on a full-time basisFlexible working between Mon - Sun Duties:Mixing of powders and chemicalsProcessing of samplesRecord keeping of all samples and documentsSupporting R&D and QC staff on pilot plant activitiesEnsuring safe operating procedures are maintained Skills & experience:Previous experience within a manufacturing settingExperience as an operator working with powders/chemicalsKnowledge of GMP environmentDiploma/Degree in Science is advantageous Recent Science graduates are encouraged to apply as full training will be provided. Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Tiu or Deborah on 03 9040 1630With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyBiological science - Biotech & Medical
Graduate Lab Assistant
Type:
Contract 
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Melbourne C B D, Victoria, Australia

About company/role:Major pharmaceutical companyBased in the CBDCasual ongoing contractFulltime, normal business hours Duties:Preparing and cleaning glasswareCalibrating pH meters, balances and thermometersSending equipment for external calibrationAdministration tasksGeneral laboratory housekeeping Skills and experience:Cert IV in Laboratory Techniques, or Bachelor of ScienceExcellent communication and quality-focusedPrevious experience in a GMP environment would be highly regarded Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Linda on 03 9040 1630.With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Admin, Customer Service & Finance
Administrative Assistant
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Melbourne C B D, Victoria, Australia

About the company/role:Pharmaceutical company close to Melbourne CBDAdministrative Assistant3 months contract Mon-Fri with standard working hoursDuties:Executive assistance for research divisionBooking Travel, Meeting Rooms, Catering, ConferencesCustomer serviceEmail and calendar management for senior leadersInternal and external mail collectionAssisting with enquiries from research staffAssisting with sponsorship programs and invoicingBusiness Technology requests and assist with event managementSkills/experiencePrevious experience in an Admin Assistant / Exec Assistant role working at senior management / executive level Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)SharepointMethodical mindsetExcellent communication skills and attention to detailApply!If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  Or, if you have any questions, please contact Priyanka on 03 9040 1630. With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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