Laboratory Technician- Leica Biosystems

Who we are:

At Leica Biosystems our promise is to enable clinicians to efficiently provide patients a highly confident diagnosis within 24 hours of biopsy. We offer the most comprehensive portfolio that spans the entire cancer diagnosis workflow from biopsy to diagnosis. Our experts are committed to delivering Improved Quality, Integrated Solutions, and Optimized Efficiencies leading to breakthrough advances in diagnostic confidence and turnaround time.

The Role:

To provide laboratory support for LBS Melbourne medical device testing and conduct routine laboratory maintenance. This position reports to the Senior Science Manager.

Your key responsibilities will include, and not limited to:

  • Conduct BOND immunostainer and other instrument testing and maintenance
  • Conduct routine laboratory tasks
  • Assist in the maintenance of laboratory facilities, equipment, and consumables
  • Assist in chemical management activities / audits and EHS activities
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and procedures in R&D Science and LBS-MEL laboratories


  • Previous laboratory experience
  • The ability to work effectively towards deadlines
  • A positive attitude along with the desire to learn and develop
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work with chemicals and reagents
  • Good communication skills

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience in using BOND/ PELORIS
  • Experience in working in a GLP/GMP or NATA accredited environment
  • Experience in IHC or tissue processing
  • Problem solving and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Histology laboratory skills

To Apply:

You must be an Australian citizen or a holder of a Permanent Residency visa or have a valid work visa to be eligible to apply for this position.

Applicants must submit a cover letter explaining their interest in joining Leica Biosystems and relevant experience related to this role. Applications must be submitted by close of business 14th April 2023.

Who We Are Today 

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers Realize Life’s Potential by solving complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries and our technologies address a broad range of societal needs:  

Improving patient health through powerful tools that increase diagnostic confidence 

Advancing scientific research to illuminate the causes of disease and pave the way to new, life-saving treatments  

Ensuring the freshness, dosages and safety of food, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods 

Protecting our global water supply and promoting environmental stewardship 

With more than 35 operating companies, Danaher’s globally diverse team of 69,000 associates is united by a common culture and the Danaher Business System. Our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 5,000% over the last 25 years. Our record of success is due, in large part, to hard work and dedication from our associates. We are counting on you to help us deliver another 25 years of outperformance! 

About Leica Biosystems 

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.   

Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers.  

The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit for more information. 


Position Vacant – Skin Health Institute

Part time casual MOHs Medical Scientist

The fast paced and highly reputable Skin Health Institute, Carlton is searching for a qualified Medical Scientist to join our team, working one day a week in the MOHs Lab and as a backup when needed.

We are seeking a candidate with a sound experience in cryotomy. The successful candidate will be trained under supervision of the Mohs Senior Scientist and will embed, cut and stain the surgical MOHs specimens according to the outlined SHI MOHS Standard Operating Procedure manual.

We are seeking an individual who can begin working as soon as possible in our friendly work environment and an attractive wage will be negotiated equivalent to Grade 2/3 wage depending on the experience.


* Must have experience with Cryotomy. 

* Must have the ability to multitask and perform well in a team environment

Contact by email 

Ms Sonya Odhavji

Skin Heath institute 

Mohs Senior Scientist/Consultant

Level 1/80 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053

m: 0414 887 929


Agilent Diagnostic Service -Field Service Engineer

Job Description

Every day, Agilent Field Service Engineers help our customers to solve issues that enable scientists to make discoveries that enhance the quality of life. Through our work, we deliver insights and provide support that keep labs running smoothly and more efficiently. Join our dynamic organization to be a part of this rewarding work.

As a Field Service Engineer for Agilent, you will work at a variety of labs, so having an appetite for continuously learning about new instruments, software and consumables is key. Applying your communication skills, creativity and can-do attitude is essential. The ability to help with solving customer problems and a commitment to deliver the highest levels of customer service is how you will build customer success.

Your Role:

You will be responsible for supporting our customers with on-site installation, implementation, maintenance and repair of company and multi-vendor systems solutions. Our varied product lines include hardware, software and networking products as well as operating systems.

  • Installs and optimizes hardware/software/network products and configurations at customer sites.
  • Diagnoses and resolves product performance problems.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by advising customers on preventive maintenance and configurations, which may impact product performance.
  • Proactively responds to potential equipment issues to prevent unplanned interruption of customers’ business.
  • Deliver fully integrated solutions, which may include peripherals, communications, operating systems and applications software.
  • Train other field engineers and customers in the solutions.


Your Profile:

  • A Bachelors or master’s degree within the science field – e.g. Electronics, Information technology, Mechanical engineering
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar position or experience as an end user
  • Experience with troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Experience with IT systems, PC’s and Laboratory Information Systems connectivity
  • Experience with the Agilent Diagnostic solutions is desired but not essential
  • Experience in the Diagnostic Healthcare field is desired but not essential
  • Verbal and written communication is clear, respectful and timely
  • You enjoy travelling and visiting customers

About Agilent:
Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek –– so

they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at

Agilent Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

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