Development and Technical Support Technician

Job Title: Development and Technical Support Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bell Block, New Zealand
Salary: NZD35000 - NZD45000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-09
Reference: 78969
Contact Name: Bruce Jordan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 09, 2018 02:31

Job Description

Development and Technical Support Technician

New Plymouth Based

Lonza NZ Limited is a research and development based organization supplying agrichemical and wood protection products for local and international markets.

We are seeking to appoint a Development and Technical Support Technician to join the Wood Team in New Plymouth. This a full-time 1 year fixed term role to cover parental leave.

The main activities will be to carry out experimental investigations in the wood workshop, laboratory and field situations.

Candidates should be highly motivated with an interest in wood science and technology. Reporting to the Senior Development Scientist, the successful candidate will assist with the establishment and maintenance of experimental wood projects and contribute to research into developing new formulations for wood protection and modification products.

Other attributes we require are good written and oral communication skills, a technical aptitude and must possess good numeracy and computer skills. The ability to accurately record trial progress and results is critical.

Prerequisites to this role are ideally a relevant qualification or at least 1 year research and development experience in a discipline directly related to these requirements, including wood science, biology and chemistry, biochemistry or any other related areas.

So if you have a passion for research and development and can't wait to see the results of trials, then this role could be for you!

Applicants must already have the legal right to work in New Zealand and due to the projected volume of applicants, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Applicants will also be required to undergo pre-employment medicals and drug and alcohol testing.

To apply for the above positions please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to or phone Bruce on 021 247 7311 for a confidential chat and further information.