Laboratory Administrator and QC Specialist
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|Job Type||Full Time|
A company specialising in the development, manufacturing and distribution of a broad range of products for the Agrochemical market is seeking a suitable qualified Myco Production Administrator to join their team. The duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate will include: Administrative duties such as: Stock-take of all consumables for laboratories; Ordering of all consumables for laboratories; Managing budgets (all laboratories); Sending and receiving (and correct storage) of parcels (from/to clients and collaborating organizations); Running the cleaning schedule (Laboratories); Following up on external and internal reports as needed; Run filing system as well as manages the SOPs and protocol library; Run servicing of all laboratory equipment schedule; Lead and facilitates communication and allocation of resources (consumables and staff members) between different departments (teamwork to improve efficiency); Manages cleaners. QC Specialist duties: Root-staining (in-house, collaborative organizations and clients); QC (wash and count) of myco (Lead); Management of myco stock-take and database; Issuing relevant reports to clients and collaborative organizations (root-staining and shelf-life extension); Maintaining mother cultures (Lead). Health and Safety duties include: Facilitate Planned Job Observations (PJO’s) and 3x3’s (all laboratories).
Relevant BSc Microbiology or BSc Agric (Plant Pathology, Agronomy, or Horticulture / Soil science). with at least 2 years of relevant experience. Working knowledge of good laboratory practices. Greenhouse experience. Working knowledge of trial planning and executing. Understanding of ISO systems is preferential. Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act is preferential. Computer literacy with proficiency.
The ability to work independently and in a team. Good planning, communication and organizational skills. High level of self-discipline. Attention to detail. Safety awareness.
Market-related based on experience.