ALS Chemex
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Chemist

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Job Description

  • Investigate and resolve data quality issues and produce outcomes that satisfy/ exceed client’s expectations when required
  • Ongoing training and development of staff within the analytical / QC section
  • Plan, set-up and co-ordinate method validations for the Laboratory and validation reports
  • Review quality metrics as defined by the laboratory and management
  • Work with the quality systems staff to ensure compliance to ISO17025 requirements
  • Checking and approving outgoing analytical data
  • Ensure QPs, QWIs, SOPs or client specific procedures are followed
  • Advise on inventory, consumable purchases and maintaining adequate stock levels
  • Ensure all analytical instruments/equipment are properly maintained to minimize breakdowns and downtime
  • Ensure that timely and quality results are reported to clients through sound analytical analysis and correct QC interpretation
  • Ensure efficient operation of all analytical instruments and all work is completed on time with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Remain client focused by exceeding their expectations
  • Optimize turnaround time and ensure accurate, timely results are achieved and maintained
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of procedures used is maintained so as to produce a product that meets the quality objectives
  • Advise staff of the quality criteria and ensure equipment is maintained so as to achieve those objectives
  • Measure, record, and act upon QA/QC procedures and results immediately by providing feedback
  • Regular monitoring of quality
  • Ensure the quality of work performed is maintained at a level that meets or exceeds acceptable standards
  • Follow the ALS HR best practices whilst managing staff.

Qualifications

  • A Minimum of a Chemistry Degree or equivalent from a recognized University or Institution
  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • 2 – 5years’ relevant experience in a similar role
  • Computer literate
  • Sound technical knowledge of Chemistry techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

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