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

Manufacturing & OperationsChemical Manufacturing
Graduate Synthetic Associate
Type:
Full Time
Type:
Casual
Location:
Boronia, Victoria, Australia

About the company/role:Our client is a well-known pharmaceutical company currently undergoing substantial growth. They manufacture therapeutic products for the Australian and international markets.They are currently seeking a Graduate Synthetic Associate on an ongoing contract basis with potential to go permanent.Located in Southeastern SuburbsStart ImmediatelyDay Shift Duties: Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, this role will ensure all products are of a high standard and comply with Australian regulations. API productionFormulationGMP SynthesisFiltrationDocumentation/report writingFollowing SOPsGeneral HousekeepingAbout you:Bachelor of Science majoring in Chemistry and Honors in Synthetic chemistry Previous experience working in production/manufacturing in a highly regulated GMP environment is requiredQuality-focused individual with excellent attention to detailStrong communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environmentApply! 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. For more information, please call Chantelle 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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Chemical Manufacturing
Chemistry Internship
Type:
Casual
Type:
Part Time
Type:
Temporary
Location:
West Gosford, New South Wales, Australia

About the company/role: Our client is a specialist in developing and manufacturing a range of specialty materials, and undertakes projects designed to provide innovative solutions for specific applications. The main duties of this role are to assist the Technical Services Chemist by ensuring the day-to-day laboratory functions are running effectively. Duties:Chemical analysis of products, such as physical and analytical testingEquipment calibration and maintenanceData entry and other documentationAnswering the phone and responding to queries from customers, production etc.General laboratory upkeep e.g. ordering consumables, quality doc reviews, glassware wash up Skills & Requirements:Currently studying a Bachelors degree in Chemistry or a related major i.e. materials or polymer chemistryRelevant experience with industrial chemicals such as urethanes / synthetic elastanes / adhesives, highly regardedKnowledge of analytical techniques and quality control requirementsExcellent written and oral communication skillsStrong computer literacy and proven ability to keep diligent recordsA positive, can-do attitude and an eagerness to learnHave a valid driver’s licence and access to your own reliable vehicleAvailability to work during weekdays 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 Helma on 02 8071 4290.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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Biological science - Biotech & MedicalPharmaceutical & Biotechnology
Sterility Assurance and Microbiology Specialist
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Lucas Heights, New South Wales, Australia

About the company:The company is a well-established leader in the field of nuclear science and technology based in South Sydney. About the Role:Evolve Scientific is seeking an experienced Sterility Assurance and Microbiology Specialist for our clients sterile manufacturing facility. Experience and a proven track record in sterile manufacturing with a strong testing focus is essential.This organisation is expanding into the global market and so strict external regulatory requirements must be adhered to including TGA, FDA, ISO 9001, ARPANSA and ASNO.Duties:Subject matter expert for sterility assurance function for Nuclear Medicine businessLead sterility assurance related investigations and risk assessmentsLead sterility assurance continuous improvement initiativesLead sterility assurance related validations including process simulation media fill, equipment qualification and facility certificationsMonitor and report on sterility assurance metrics and trendsLead sterility assurance education programs across the Nuclear Medicine businessOversee transition to revised PIC/s Code to GMP Annex 1Skills & experience:Qualifications in Microbiology or related discipline essentialExperience in a sterile/GMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facilityExperience with aseptic processing, cleaning validation, sterile principles and microbiologySound knowledge in TGA/FDA and other relevant regulatory bodiesExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsBenefits/Culture:Generous salary and career growth opportunities on offer for the right candidate. As a requirement, you must hold Australian Citizenship to apply for the role as this is within a Government department. Applicants will need to complete a pre-employment medical and security clearance.    Training, development and mentoring opportunitiesPerformance based salary increasesWork-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditionsHow 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).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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Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyChemical ManufacturingManufacturing & Operations
Regulatory Affairs
Type:
Contract 
Location:
East Ryde, New South Wales, Australia

About the Company: Based at Macquarie Park, this global chemicals manufacturing company has a range of water, hygiene products created for the foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial businesses. Our client ensures that the products they create are truly effective, innovative, sustainable and of premium quality. Our client operates a fast paced, professional and collaborative environment to produce an extensive range of products for both Australia and international markets. About the Role: The Regulatory Affairs Associate role is a maternity leave contract for a min 12 months. As a large company however, there could be future opportunities within the organisation long term. This a perfect opportunity to start your career in reg affairs, if you are wanting to branch out of working in the laboratory/Quality space or if you are already working in this space, extend yourself by learning a diverse and broad range of standards. As a chemical company they work across abroad number of authorities including the APVMA, AICIS, TGA, Medsafe NZ and MPI NZ. This position requires a keen eye for detail, outgoing personality, excellent communication skills and the passion for networking within a team to really drive the business forward. Working as part of a larger reg team across ANZ, you will assist in ensuring compliance with key regulatory standards including:Documentation - submissions, filings, and approvals.Liaising internally with R&D, Marketing, Quality Assurance, as well as external stakeholders as a point of contact providing guidance on regulatory/ compliance matters.Adapting to the constant change in the regulatory environmentSkills & Experience:Mon- Fri – option to WFH Mondays and FridaysTertiary qualifications – chemistry essentialSome regulatory knowledge - APVMA, TGA , AICIS, Medsafe, EPA etc desirable.Experience in chemistry and/or reg affairs.Knowledge of regulatory processes and willingness to learn about new guidelines, procedures and requirements desirable.Knowledge of SAP desirable.Ability to work proficiently in Excel, OfficeGood communicator, excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to multitask essential. Benefits/Culture:This is a tight knit team within a leading global company.$80k plus superannuation Easy access train station/metro, well established facilities.Well supported management team.Attractive staff product discountsHow 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).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Susan on susan.macleod@evolvescientific.com.au 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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Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyBiological science - Biotech & MedicalChemical ManufacturingManufacturing & Operations
QC Chemist
Type:
Full Time
Type:
Casual
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Croydon, Victoria, Australia

About the company/role:Pharmaceutical companyBased in the Eastern suburbs of MelbourneCasual ongoing basisFull time, Mon-FriDay shift Duties:Testing raw materials and finished products using a range of wet chemistry analytical techniquesOperating, maintaining and troubleshooting instrumentation such as HPLCData entry and database upkeepGeneral laboratory housekeeping Skills/experience:Tertiary education in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science or similarPrevious industry experience in a similar role within the pharmaceutical or nutraceutical industryStrong HPLC experienceExcellent verbal and written communication skillsQuality focused with excellent attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment 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 or Cathy 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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Chemical ManufacturingEngineeringEnvironmental
Student Water Technician
Type:
Part Time
Type:
Casual
Type:
Temporary
Location:
Smithfield, New South Wales, Australia

About the company/role:Our client is a global leader in water treatment and provides boiler water treatment to a site based in Smithfield.  You will be reporting to the Account Manager and conducting testing of water samples. This is an ideal role for a Science/Engineering undergraduate student who is looking to start their career and gain experience in the chemical/environmental sector.  Duties:The successful candidate will:Perform routine water tests and record the results in the report template providedPrepare service report by copy/paste the report page in report template and add photos, comments, summary, and action listInspect conditions of plants and equipment for issues. Resolve the issues if they can be addressed safely. Otherwise, report to staff immediately so they can be addressed in a timely mannerCheck and maintain chemical levels in all run tanksAdvise Account Manager to place new orders when required Skills & Requirements:Currently studying a Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline is essentialHave an interest in gaining experience within chemical/environmental testingHave a keen and diligent work ethicThe ability to work completely independently, prioritise work and respond to changing priorities and deadlines to complete assigned dutiesDemonstrated ability to follow standard procedures, regulations and OHSE requirementsHave a valid driver’s licence and access to your own reliable vehicleAvailability to commit to 1 working day/fortnight (must be a weekday) 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 Helma on 02 8071 4290.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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Food & FMCG
Quality Coordinator
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Griffith, New South Wales, Australia

About the Company:             Our client is an innovative and leading food company with modern, high tech processing facilities located across Australia. This site is in regional NSW close to Griffith and 4.5 hours from Sydney & Melbourne. They produce ingredients and value added food products and sell to major retailers across Australia and globally. With increasing demand for their high quality products in the marketplace this is an excellent opportunity for a quality professional to take a step up into a coordinator level position. About the Role:Reporting to the Quality Lead, this role will drive the QA function within the thermal processing plantEnsure safe and consistent high-quality products through effective QA/QC processesAdherence to GMP, HACCP, SQF, BRCConduct internal audits & participation in 3rd party auditsInvestigate and respond to customer complaintsNon-conformance management & corrective actionsDocumentation reviews & updatesProvide technical assistance to other areas of the businessContinual Improvement projectsSkills & Experience:Degree in Food Science/Technology or any other relevant  science  disciplineRecent & relevant food Industry experience preferably relating thermal processing retort/ UHTStrong leadership skillsKnowledge of GMP, HACCP, BRC, SQF, QMS highly desirableAbility to work well under deadlines and pressureBe approachable, enthusiastic, flexible and adaptable Good organisational and mathematical skillsBenefits/Culture:Opportunity to work with a global companyHigh level support from senior members of the team to assist in driving changeApply!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 Claire on +61 2 8071 4290With 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
Graduate Synthetic Associate
Type:
Full Time
Type:
Casual
Location:
Boronia, Victoria, Australia

About the company/role:Our client is a well-known pharmaceutical company currently undergoing substantial growth. They manufacture therapeutic products for the Australian and international markets.They are currently seeking a Graduate Synthetic Associate on an ongoing contract basis with potential to go permanent.Located in Southeastern SuburbsStart ImmediatelyDay Shift Duties: Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, this role will ensure all products are of a high standard and comply with Australian regulations. API productionFormulationGMP SynthesisFiltrationDocumentation/report writingFollowing SOPsGeneral HousekeepingAbout you:Bachelor of Science majoring in Chemistry and Honors in Synthetic chemistry Previous experience working in production/manufacturing in a highly regulated GMP environment is requiredQuality-focused individual with excellent attention to detailStrong communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environmentApply! 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. For more information, please call Chantelle 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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