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Laboratory Manager, Pietermaritzburg

Last update 2024-06-14
Expires 2024-06-13
ID #2082830318
Laboratory Manager, Pietermaritzburg
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg,
Modified March 22, 2024


We act for a leading manufacturing company in the Pietermaritzburg area, currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Laboratory Manager to oversee the operations of their technical department. The position reports directly to the Technical Director, the Laboratory Manager will play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and integrity of our client’s products through effective supervision and technical support.

Key Requirements:
BSc in Chemistry or equivalent
3-5 years of managerial experience in a laboratory environment.
Previous experience in chemical production industry.
Exposure to ISO 9001 quality system and ISO 14001 environmental management system.
Key Responsibilities:
Monitor and supervise process activities, including the tracking of mixing data and conducting product testing.
Perform data analysis using the LIMS system and prepare comprehensive test reports.
Coordinate with both internal and external stakeholders regarding product testing procedures and outcomes.
Ensure adherence to relevant specifications and standards for the release of products.
Offer technical assistance to production and R&D teams, addressing issues and implementing necessary corrective measures.
Uphold laboratory efficiency and staff performance through mentoring, training, and conducting performance evaluations.
Administer the laboratory information system while maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive laboratory data.
Supervise the performance and calibration of quality control laboratory equipment.
Guide staff members on testing methodologies, statistical analysis techniques, and maintaining psychological well-being.
Enforce compliance with health, safety, environmental, and quality policies, including ISO 14001 standards.
Having a passion for quality assurance, robust leadership abilities, and prior experience in laboratory management will significantly strengthen your application for this position.

We welcome all applications from candidates that meet the above set requirements. Kindly regard your application as unsuccessful should you not hear from us within 14 days from the date of application

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Laboratory manager

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