ACE Laboratory Services currently has a vacancy for an experienced Microbiologist to join our team of a fulltime basis.

The Company:

Apiam Animal Health (Apiam) is one of Australia’s leading rural veterinary businesses made up of 63 business sites as part of a team of over 700 dedicated professionals. The majority of our vet clinics, production animal, and allied businesses are spread Australia wide reaching into the heart of dairy, beef, sheep and pig country and the regional towns that are at their centre.

ACE Laboratory Services (ACE) part of Apiam Animal Health is a specialist testing laboratory, focused on veterinary diagnostics and food / feed manufacturing testing based in Bendigo, Victoria.

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The Position: 
ACE Laboratory Services currently has a vacancy for an experienced Microbiologist to join our team of a fulltime basis. This exciting opportunity offers diversity and the chance to work within both our diagnostic Veterinary Microbiology and Food Microbiology departments.

This position is responsible for: 

  • Performing Microbiological tests (bacterial enumeration, E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria detection, microscopy, antimicrobial sensitivities etc.)
  • Sample preparation.
  • Interpretation of results and high-level reporting.
  • Following and reviewing standard operating procedures in line with company requirements.
  • Assisting with technical enquiries as required.

Our Ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience: 

  • A degree, diploma, or relevant experience in Applied Science.
  • Eligible to join The Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM).
  • Demonstrated understanding of Microbiology principles, especially
  • Relevant NATA industry experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical and/or food microbiology.
  • Knowledge of QC and QA
  • Experience with Quality Management Systems and Good Manufacturing Practices is advantageous.
  • Excellent data entry skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy.
  • Ability to work 1 in 4 Saturdays.

Why you should Apply:

  • Bendigo-based role. 
  • Great culture and working environment.
  • Highly experienced team.
  • The numerous benefits of being part of the Apiam Animal Health family include; opportunities for continued professional development plus perks such as discounts from various retail, travel, fitness and health providers.

This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career with an industry leading organisation, experience in the field is preferred but graduates are also encouraged to apply.



Location: Bendigo VIC

Applications, including Cover Letter and CV, should be directed to

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