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Graduate chemist sample cover letter

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Shannon Heggarty
574 Yamber Avenue
Kirketon WA 6800
T: (08) 8222 1111
M: 0400 333 888
E: s.heggarty@email.com



[date]

Christina Wilson
Laboratory Manager
Pendury Adhesives
5 Albert Lane
Rigby WA 6500

Dear Ms Wilson

Re: Chemist Position

I am writing to apply for the position of Chemist at Pendury Adhesives as recently advertised on SEEK.com.au.

As a recent Bachelor of Science (chemistry major) graduate, I am looking forward to applying my skills in a practical setting. I am a hardworking, enthusiastic person and would be thrilled to work for your company given its exemplary reputation for quality and innovation.

Since graduating I have gained work experience as a laboratory assistant at Smithford Laboratory to further enhance my technical skills and gain some additional laboratory experience. Smithford is responsible for the production and testing of a variety of pharmaceutical products. It has been a wonderful experience working within this small and very productive team and I have enjoyed assisting the laboratory manager, particularly when performing quality control testing of the packaged products.

At Smithford I am responsible for cleaning and calibrating the laboratory equipment and ordering supplies when required. I have quickly become a valued member of the team and receive compliments for my attention to detail and work ethic. I have also assisted in the development and production of a few products and was able to offer several suggestions on improvements in formulas and processes, two of which have now been implemented.

I am very proficient in using MS Office programs and have excellent report writing skills. I work well as a member of a team but am also confident in assuming responsibility for tasks autonomously. Through my previous work in retail and hospitality, I have gained excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to solve problems and handle challenging situations.

I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this application with you further, and look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely

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Shannon Heggarty


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