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Laboratory Analyst


The main responsibility of this position is to ensure that good laboratory practices are followed, quality testing is conducted, reported and to take full responsibility for the handling and maintenance of laboratory equipment.


• Responsible for verification of routine QC sample analysis, compiling of COA’s and reporting of results
• Responsible for operating sensitive laboratory equipment (e.g. NIR, ICP, GC, etc.)
• Daily and weekly verification checks and test reports
• Raw Materials (Seeds/oils/packaging) – inspection of Goods Received
• Preparation of chemical solutions and standards
• Sample preparation from set test methods
• Involvement with laboratory projects
• Assist in the training verification of new lab trainees
• Housekeeping & Cleaning

Key competencies:

Education and skills required:

• B.Sc degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Food Technology. Candidates with a diploma in Analytical Chemistry are also welcome to apply
• Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans
• Computer Literate (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)

Experience required:

• 1 – 2 years’ laboratory experience will be advantage
Interpersonal skills required:
• Analytically minded & logical thinking
• Excellent work ethics and integrity
• Excellent time management
• Initiative and drive
• Problem solving skills
• Thrive under pressure
• Energetic
• Quality orientated

We invite candidates to forward their comprehensive CV’s to the Human Resources Department via e-mail at or hand deliver by no later than Friday, 9 November 2018.

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