Laboratory Technician


Complement Recruitment are recruiting for 2 x Junior (QA) Laboratory Technicians. This is a Shift position and your own transport is essential due to night shift rotations. Applicants in surrounding areas of Umlazi, Phoenix, Pietermaritzburg, Westville & Hillcrest, available immediately preferred. Previous experience in a lab & highly pressurised, preferably chemical & production environment essential. These are both permanent positions. Salary: R9000.00 per month

Purpose of Position:

This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager, and carries the primary responsibility of ensuring all relevant testing is done on materials in each process and to ensure that non-conforming materials are marked and reported in each process. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key areas within the Quality Assurance Department.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 is compulsory
  • Must be willing to work shifts – Own transport required, as the vacancy consists of night shift (4D4O4N4O)
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • One year or more previous experience in a testing laboratory
  • Effective time keeping is essential, meticulous, high work ethic
  • Applicants must be well spoken, self-driven to grow and develop within the niche Industry

Duties, Key Performance Areas:

  • Incoming, In-Process, and final QC on all sub-assemblies and completed systems including incoming raw material analysis MFR
  • Perform process and FSSC internal audits
  • Maintain calibration programme
  • Data entry by entering all QC defect data into Oracle Scada database
  • Create, maintain and publish QC trend analysis reports
  • Involvement NCR (CAR’s) processing.
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Product testing shall be done in accordance with relevant test methods, work instructions and standards or specific manuals and through the use of appropriate formulae.
  • Conducts quality auditing in raw materials. Record all audit findings in the production auditing forms.

Key Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Good team player and coordination skills
  • Knowledge of quality systems
  • Knowledge of chemical and raw materials beneficial

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