Laboratory Analysist- Fixed Term Position until 30 April 2022

Saturday, 16 October, 2021
Xander Joubert     0272131080
Olifants River  

The above FIXED TERM POSITION CONTRACTUAL POSTION has become vacant at Vredendal directly reporting to the Quality Manager. The Contract will be until 30 April 2022. The overall purpose of this position will be to perform routine chemical analyses, report results, and recordkeeping of the before mentioned, according to ISO 17025.

Minimum Requirements

  • B Sc., B Tech or Higher National Diploma with relevant subjects.
  • At least 2 years’ experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Microsoft Word, Excel
  • No criminal record.
  • Own reliable transport and valid Driver’s Licence is required.

Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Prepare samples for analysis.
  • Prepare chemicals as required for analyses.
  • Perform daily quality checks on instrumentation, and report non-conformity.
  • Routine chemical analyses including, but not limiting to, protein- and cold stability, filterability, wine colour and alcohol measurement.
  • Quality control (QC) of wines for on-site packaging.
  • All recordkeeping in relation to analyses performed.
  • Upkeeping of Laboratory hygiene.
  • Perform routine chemical analyses and operating of relevant instrumentation according to ISO 17025. 

Core Competencies:

  • Be able to work accurately and according to structured requirements and procedures.
  • Be organized and detail orientated.
  • The ability to plan own tasks and instrument utilization within a dynamic environment, to ensure timeous output of results.
  • The passion and commitment to ensure that the highest standards of quality and efficiency are consistently maintained in line with the requirements of ISO 17025.
  • The ability to interpret results and do fault finding.
  • Planning abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills and work well in a diverse environment. Time-management skills.

Other personality attributes: 

  • Detail-oriented
  • Proactive
  • Pressure resilient
  • Friendly, patient and helpful
  • Self-motivated and honest
  • Presentable
  • Assertive
  • Strong communicator