Lab Analyst - Bloemfontein
Minimum Qualification and Experience Requirements:
A recognised and relevant Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Chemical Engineering/Natural Sciences
Relevant work experience in an analytical laboratory, preferably within the FMCG industry
Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:
Perform accurate and timeous analyses on liquor samples as per inspection plans
Conduct analyses of results and identify problems and improvement opportunities
Report non-conformances timeously.
Effectively communicate between Quality, Bottling and the Cellars.
Initiate and assist in problem solving sessions
Maintain the Quality Management System standards and Good Laboratory Practices.
Maintain laboratory equipment and instruments in area of responsibility
Instil a quality culture in his/her area of responsibility and influence
Build and maintain effective and trusting relationships with internal customers
Conduct self-audits for adherence to ISO 17025 and applicable procedures.
The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:
Knowledge of ISO 17025 will be considered advantageous.
Ability to work under pressure and accurately while paying attention to detail.
Strong numerical aptitude and analytical abilities are essential.
Must be responsible and punctual.
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team
Ability to implement controls to ensure the achievement of quality standards
Strong ability to do problem solving
Ability to reflect good leadership behaviour towards colleagues, superior and company values.
Proven written and communication skills on all levels.
Ability to utilize MS Office; LIMS will be considered advantageous
Ability to work shifts; overtime if and when required