Premier Is Recruiting: Laboratory Technician -Intern – Pretoria

Closing Date:29 March 2023

Job Description

Purpose of the job:

To ensure product quality performance is in line with customer requirements throughout all production activities, using the standards practice and testing methodologies.
To record all test results including product information for traceability
To identify and record all product non-conformances and ensure that they are reported to relevant stakeholders.
To ensure that company policies and procedures are adhere to.


Sampling and testing production products against required specification.
Conduct testing activities according to sampling plan and by using respective lab equipment.
Make decision on degree of product conformity record all test outcomes on testing sheet.
Communicate with Millers on any detected product non-conformances and assist with attempts to bring product quality within required tolerances.
Ensure that out of specification controls samples are investigated and root cause with corrective action are provided.
Maintain good housekeeping in the lab daily by ensuring that work area meet company hygiene policy.
Ensure machine breakdowns are recorded and reported to Lab Supervisor.
Issue Certificate of Analysis of final product on request.
Ensure LIMS data is captured accurately and in real time.
Label and store retained samples in line with procedure.
Participate in Invocom and internal and external audits

Qualification Requirements

Matric with Mathematics and Science
A degree or in the process of completing a qualification in Food Science/Analytical Chemistry/Biotechnology
Experience Requirements

One year experience in Quality Assurance/Control laboratory
One year experience in manufacturing environment

Key Outputs

Competencies (Knowledge, skills and abilities):

Safety consciousness and Good laboratory Practice and Computer skill(Microsoft office)Making decisions in line with customer centricity.Attention to details, Good time keeping, prioritising and work ethics.Stick to work activities until completed successfully.Be able to function individually and within a lean team set up.and cope well under pressure.Numerical abilityProactivity Supportiveness Innovation/Continuous ImprovementsTeamwork & Accountability Sense of urgency/results orientation


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