Quality Control Technician


Since 1992, RATIONALE has delivered Luminous Skin for Life with a luxurious suite of formulations and treatment experiences that enlighten and transform.

From our world-leading research laboratory at RATIONALE HQ in Melbourne, we remain compelled to develop superlative formulations which offer unparalleled environmental skin protection and repair, restoring natural beauty and radiance.


Due to ongoing Company growth, RATIONALE is delighted to share an opportunity for a passionate Quality Control (QC) Technician to join our growing Compliance Team.

Working in our state-of-the-art Laboratory, you will be responsible for executing the QC testing for all raw materials, pre-production samples and finished product. The routine testing that you’ll complete will ensure quality benchmarks are met, and an ongoing adherence to regulations and industry standards. You will conduct risk assessments and provide corrective action solutions as required, and support the Production and Research Teams with quality issues as they arise. This role will also see you updating and maintain all Quality documentation and complying with established quality and safety procedures and policies.


In this role, we are looking for a positive self-starter who is methodical, analytical and driven to achieve outcomes and find solutions. In addition, you will need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Science
  • Previous experience in a similar QC role, preferably within a cosmeceutical environment
  • A strong understanding and experience in method and process validation
  • A working knowledge of GLP, GMP and TGA requirements
  • Exceptional organisation and time management skills, with a very high attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to foster strong stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A proactive approach to driving improvements and sourcing solutions
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated team, maintaining focus in a fast-paced environment


At RATIONALE, we believe that our ability to deliver luminous skin for life is ultimately due to the exceptional employees we have working for us. Our employees are at the heart of every decision we make. We commit to providing personal and professional development through incredible training, health and wellbeing initiatives and a focus on career progression. We love to reward and recognise each employee’s contributions through competitive salary packages and value awards. You will also receive an annual RATIONALE product allowance and monthly treatments.

If this role sounds like you, apply now as we would love to hear from you!