Laboratory Technician

21 May, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Our Client’s is More than Just Feed! They have been supplying safe, high-quality feed to southern African livestock producers for the past 80 years, using their unrivalled experience and expertise in this field to earn the trust of generations of farmers who bring wholesome meat, milk, and eggs to your table. They also supply a full range of technical services to their customers, including advice on nutrition, feeding programmes, animal husbandry, and production techniques.

Their commitment to optimal animal nutrition has made them the largest feed company in Africa and the leading supplier of innovative, high-performance feed solutions.

You will

  • Perform chemical analysis of finished products and raw materials
  • Prepare analytical reagents and standards
  • Perform physical checks on samples for analysis to ensure conformance to set standards
  • Conduct daily reporting of results to the Laboratory Supervisor and maintaining relevant result worksheets
  • Perform other sampling and laboratory related tasks not listed above, that may be required on a regular, or ad hoc basis
  • Maintain and adhere to all safety, housekeeping and Key Standards
  • Must be able to work under pressure and be self-motivated
  • Must be able to plan work and make sure targets are obtained

You have

  • Proven experience as Lab Technician or relevant position
  • A tertiary qualification as laboratory technician or related field
  • Experience in operating electrical and nonelectrical laboratory equipment and potentially dangerous substances (flammable liquids, infectious bacteria, biohazards etc.)
  • Prior experience working with AA and Leco Instruments will be advantageous
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and database systems
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Fluency in English both oral and written (B2-C

They Offer

  • A competitive total cost to company salary

Our Client is committed to the process of developing a diverse workforce.

*Note: By submitting your application, you accept that iWIA will conduct pre-employment screening such as reference and screening checks.