Analytical Chemistry in Service Training 2023 – Laboratory Supervisor at Southern Oil

Website Southern Oil (Pty) Ltd

Job Description:

The primary responsibility of this position is to execute and continuously maintain administrative functions, laboratory procedures, personnel and test methods of the laboratory and the continual assurance of food safety and quality by the company’s Food Safety and Quality Management System.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The general operation, service and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation and equipment.
  • Manage the implementation, maintenance and improvement of an ISO Laboratory Management System.
  • Responsible for laboratory functions and general tasks relating to food safety and quality.
  • Verification of test results and product information on Frameworx database.
  • Handling special COA requests internally as well as from external customers.
  • Handling of general queries and requests from internal departments and external customers.
  • Investigate and report on questionable test results.
  • Assist with training and verification of training effectiveness.
  • Ensure calibration and verification checks are performed on laboratory instrumentation.
  • Conducting monthly safety checks as and where necessary.
  • Participate in internal assessments and audits.
  • Conduct method validation and quality verification checks.
  • Ensure that cleanliness and safety standard are maintained in the Laborator

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytically minded and a logical thinker
  • Integrity and driven
  • Quality and food safety orientated
  • Laboratory
  • Quality Control
  • Commitment and ownership
  • Continuously willing to learn
  • Supervisor
  • Good time management skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a Supervisory position
  • Knowledge of specialized Laboratory instruments (GC, ICP, NIR, Lovibond, and Spectrophotometer)
  • BSc Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Food Sciences will be in advantage
  • National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry or another related science field
  • Knowledge of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems (HACCP, ISO, and FSSC)
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a Laboratory

Job Details:

Company: Southern Oil (Pty) Ltd

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Overberg, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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