Nestlé Is Hiring: Laboratory Administrator – South Africa

Company: Nestlé Clayville

Qualification:  Matric 

Experience: 2 years’ experience in Laboratory administration   

Closing Date: 08 May 2024


Position Summary

With a history spanning over 150 years, Nestlé didn’t become the world’s leading food and beverages brand by chance. Perfection is at the heart of what we do, and our people are always looking for the next big idea to cement our status. We are now looking for a Laboratory Administrator to be based in Clayville. 

In this role you will be responsible to Co- ordinate sample management related activities and support NQAC Clayville with non – analytical activities such as procurement, customer administration and GLOBE SAP LIMS

A day in the life of a Laboratory Administrator:

Laboratory Support and Services Activities

On time sample registration, acknowledgement and ensure good traceability of samples.

Good inventory control on supply of reagents and materials needed for the lab use.

 Responsible for common laboratory and non-laboratory materials procurement activities e.g., purchase requisition, contact of vendors / goods receipt.

Customer/ Administrative

Serve as Customers contact point in terms of enquiry (method capability, samples priorities request).

Main contact for samples handling, import / export permits (samples and materials)

Ensure effective and efficient communication with customers.

Ensure all enquiries and Complaints are handled and follow up on time.

Assist Customer in matter related to GLOBE-QM (inspection plan set up, Master data setup. etc.)

Provide support to NQAC users and Market in matters related to Globe LIMS & GLCA. 

  Globe-SAP LIMS

GLOBE-LIMS (Master Inspection plans, reception, Sub-division, Internal issues resolving, storage and disposal etc.)

GLOBE-LIMS (Communication with all customers, analytical Billing, ISO reports)

Provide GLOBE-LIMS training to NQACs users and the Market.

PR Creation

Create purchase requisitions into SAP in accordance with policy parameters.

Maintain, expedite, and report on past due POs within AMM.

Resolve blocked payment invoices of SAP workflow notification.

Resolve GRIR reports.

General Services

Assisting in workshop for logistic support e.g., beverages, tea break etc. if called upon.

Appointed as Globe LIMS/GLCA super user for the NQAC Clayville and for the Market     


What will make you successful?


Min 2 yrs. experience in Laboratory administration 

SAP knowledge and basic understanding of Microbiological and Chemistry Analysis.

 Good understanding of English and basic statistics

 Operational Experience 

Proficient in MS Office  

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