Microbiology Jobs in South Africa

Bureau Veritas

MICROBIOLOGY SUPERVISOR

Introduction

M&L Laboratory Services (Pty) Ltd (part of the Bureau Veritas Group of Companies) is recruiting a Microbiology Supervisor based at the Operations in Ormonde to assist with managing all business lines related to Micro and Food.

Minimum Requirements

  • A tertiary qualification – BSc or a Diploma in Microbiology, Biotechnology or similar.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years Laboratory experience.
  • Technical signatory and/or Technical qualified

Job Specification

Main Responsibilities

  • Must be fully aware of the policies and practices of the company as specified in the current Quality Management Manuals.
  • Ensure that the department performs all its tests timeously and accurately.
  • Ensure that all products are tested and analyses in accordance with instructions, international and/or client prescribed methods.
  • To maintain a healthy and safe working environment including good housekeeping and proper waste disposal.
  • Ensure adherence to the Company PPE Policy (wear and use protective clothing and safety items issued).
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the laboratory daily.
  • To conduct housekeeping inspections of premises.
  • To interpret the results as necessary and offer corrective action.
  • Co-ordinate relevant proficiency testing schemes.
  • Attend meetings on and off site.
  • To initiate and supervise the testing of various products for evaluation and ensure continuous monitoring of GLP.
  • To conduct out of specification (OOS), C.A.R.S, investigations.
  • To conduct quality control tests on laboratory equipment.
  • Ensure that instruments are calibrated and maintained according to requirements and Annual Programmed and that record thereof are kept up to date.
  • Ensure to meet/monitor the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, MCC, PIC’s, GLP and SAHPRA in applicable areas.
  • To ensure Training Sessions are attended and performed according to Training Schedules.
  • Must know methods to be able to assess method performance of staff.
  • Must be knowledgeable and competent in calculation checking.
  • Must be knowledgeable and competent to check calibrations, certificates plus reports.
  • Must be able to interpret analytical and proficiency data results.
  • To maintain the confidentiality of all customer information.

Key Behaviour

  • Ethics
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Flexibility
  • Positive attitude

Key Skills

  • To submit all results obtained during any work performed to the Operational Manager.
  • To submit consumable purchasing requisitions as required for business continuation.
  • To arrange with customers for the supply of products for testing and analysis.
  • To deputise for the Operational Manager as and when required to do so.
  • Supervisor all laboratory tasks.
  • Must sign of Certificate of Analysis COA.
  • Duties of a technical signatory.

This list is not exhaustive and is subject to change.

Duties & Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities

  • Must be fully aware of the policies and practices of the company as specified in the current Quality Management Manuals.
  • Ensure that the department performs all its tests timeously and accurately.
  • Ensure that all products are tested and analyses in accordance with instructions, international and/or client prescribed methods.
  • To maintain a healthy and safe working environment including good housekeeping and proper waste disposal.
  • Ensure adherence to the Company PPE Policy (wear and use protective clothing and safety items issued).
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the laboratory daily.
  • To conduct housekeeping inspections of premises.
  • To interpret the results as necessary and offer corrective action.
  • Co-ordinate relevant proficiency testing schemes.
  • Attend meetings on and off site.
  • To initiate and supervise the testing of various products for evaluation and ensure continuous monitoring of GLP.
  • To conduct out of specification (OOS), C.A.R.S, investigations.
  • To conduct quality control tests on laboratory equipment.
  • Ensure that instruments are calibrated and maintained according to requirements and Annual Programmed and that record thereof are kept up to date.
  • Ensure to meet/monitor the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, MCC, PIC’s, GLP and SAHPRA in applicable areas.
  • To ensure Training Sessions are attended and performed according to Training Schedules.
  • Must know methods to be able to assess method performance of staff.
  • Must be knowledgeable and competent in calculation checking.
  • Must be knowledgeable and competent to check calibrations, certificates plus reports.
  • Must be able to interpret analytical and proficiency data results.
  • To maintain the confidentiality of all customer information.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Introduction

M&L Laboratory Services (Pty) Ltd (part of the Bureau Veritas Group of Companies) is recruiting a Microbiology Supervisor based at the Operations in Ormonde to assist with managing all business lines related to Micro and Food.

Minimum Requirements

  • A tertiary qualification – BSc or a Diploma in Microbiology, Biotechnology or similar.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years Laboratory experience.
  • Technical signatory and/or Technical qualified

Job Specification

Main Responsibilities

  • Must be fully aware of the policies and practices of the company as specified in the current Quality Management Manuals.
  • Ensure that the department performs all its tests timeously and accurately.
  • Ensure that all products are tested and analyses in accordance with instructions, international and/or client prescribed methods.
  • To maintain a healthy and safe working environment including good housekeeping and proper waste disposal.
  • Ensure adherence to the Company PPE Policy (wear and use protective clothing and safety items issued).
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the laboratory daily.
  • To conduct housekeeping inspections of premises.
  • To interpret the results as necessary and offer corrective action.
  • Co-ordinate relevant proficiency testing schemes.
  • Attend meetings on and off site.
  • To initiate and supervise the testing of various products for evaluation and ensure continuous monitoring of GLP.
  • To conduct out of specification (OOS), C.A.R.S, investigations.
  • To conduct quality control tests on laboratory equipment.
  • Ensure that instruments are calibrated and maintained according to requirements and Annual Programmed and that record thereof are kept up to date.
  • Ensure to meet/monitor the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, MCC, PIC’s, GLP and SAHPRA in applicable areas.
  • To ensure Training Sessions are attended and performed according to Training Schedules.
  • Must know methods to be able to assess method performance of staff.
  • Must be knowledgeable and competent in calculation checking.
  • Must be knowledgeable and competent to check calibrations, certificates plus reports.
  • Must be able to interpret analytical and proficiency data results.
  • To maintain the confidentiality of all customer information.

Key Behaviour

  • Ethics
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Flexibility
  • Positive attitude

Key Skills

  • To submit all results obtained during any work performed to the Operational Manager.
  • To submit consumable purchasing requisitions as required for business continuation.
  • To arrange with customers for the supply of products for testing and analysis.
  • To deputise for the Operational Manager as and when required to do so.
  • Supervisor all laboratory tasks.
  • Must sign of Certificate of Analysis COA.
  • Duties of a technical signatory.

This list is not exhaustive and is subject to change.

To apply for this job please visit www.pnet.co.za.