Analytical Chemistry Internships – Inorganics Supervisor

Website Element Materials Technology

Job Description:

Element has an excellent opportunity for an Inorganics Supervisor to join its growing team. Element Cape Town is part of Element Deeside UK which is the largest analytical chemistry laboratory within the Element Group and the market leading UK laboratory undertaking the testing of soils, waters, wastes, oils, NAPLs, ambient air, soil vapours and gases from all over the world. The laboratory undertakes high volume routine analysis as well as offering bespoke method development, technical support and hydrocarbon forensic interpretations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Disseminate information from upper management to employees and vice versa
  • Monitor employee productivity and provide constructive feedback and coaching
  • Plan, manage and supervise the activities of the inorganics department
  • Organise workflow and ensuring that employees understand their duties or delegated tasks
  • Ensure compliance with company health and safety requirements, promote a proactive safety attitude to ensure the safety of self and others
  • Ensure that all work carried out complies with documented procedures and samples are handled correctly
  • Work to SANAS standard (ISO 17025) to ensure that the agreed quality standards and requirements e.g. calibrations, AQC charts etc. are continually adhered to by all members of the team
  • Set goals for performance and deadlines in ways that comply with company’s plans and vision
  • Investigate complaints/queries and resolve problems

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Technical capability of inorganic analytical methods
  • Higher education qualification in Chemistry or a Chemistry related subject
  • Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines
  • Supervisory experience within a laboratory
  • Experience within an ISO 17025 commercial analytical laboratory would be advantageous
  • A good communicator
  • A highly motivated, organised individual, with a positive attitude

Job Details:

Company: Element Materials Technology

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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