Laboratory Technician
WA Kaolin Ltd | Wickepin based plant

General overview

WA Kaolin Ltd (WAK) is a growing company with plant and mining operations in Wickepin WA and pilot plant processing operations in Kwinana WA.

As a laboratory technician, you will be responsible for production sampling at the Wickepin on site Laboratory and report to the Operations Superintendent. The successful candidate shall possess a passion for laboratory or other work that requires attention to detail and adherence to procedures.

This is an excellent opportunity to obtain work experience in a dynamic mining environment. This is a casual position that will suit an applicant looking for a flexible, vibrant workplace, with accommodation to be provided by the company in Wickepin for the duration of the work contract.

 Role and Responsibilities:

  • Sampling of kaolin from the pit, stockpiles and the plant during production.
  • Performing instrumental and physical determinations for properties such as particle size, brightness and moisture content
  • Transcribing data into database
  • Reporting test results for finished product and non-conforming product
  • Maintenance of stores for shipment and QC samples
  • Liaising with customers on sample requirements
  • Assisting with dispatch of samples
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Have experience in Laboratory Techniques and skills
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills within a laboratory environment
  • Be eligible to work within Australia
  • Possess a current driver’s licence
  • White card is preferrable
  • NPC within the last 12 months

This is an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to build a career in an expanding company servicing both domestic and international markets.

Please submit your application via email to

For enquiries, please contact Chandelle on 0429740329