Research and Development Chemist

  • Philafrica Foods
  • Isando, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Oct 09, 2019
Permanent Pharmaceutical

Job Description


Labworld requires the services of a suitably qualified, well-motivated and results driven candidate to be appointed in the above mentioned vacant position.


  • Development of new methods and techniques
  • Troubleshooting and updating current methods
  • Ensures that quality control and quality assurance procedures are established and maintained to ensure the quality of laboratory operations and to identify problems as they might occur
  • May on occasion be required to perform the duties of Lab Supervisor and/Lab Analysts
  • Validation of current methods
  • Assist in non-conforming results
  • Perform internal audits
  • Train personnel and ensure competency, provide technical guidance
  • Participate in writing articles and presenting at national and international conferences (building the brand)
  • Maintain traceability
  • Adhere to OHS system
  • Being part of either the fire team or OHS representative


  • MSc Chemistry
  • Minimum 1 years' experience in a similar laboratory environment
  • In-depth knowledge of Chemistry
  • Computer literacy - highly competent in Excel
  • Numerical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Team Player

Application Deadline

Oct 16, 2019