*BSc Hons/BSc/BTech Microbiology or Biotechnology, and 1–3 years’ experience in a laboratory environment. *
Location:Cape Town
Description:A food testing laboratory is seeking a Project Analyst to join their team. The Project Analyst will report to the Head of Microbiological Services and the duties will include, but are not limited to, scheduling Method Validations (MV) of microbiological methods according to documented procedures and Project Schedule, performing tasks according to the R&D Project Plan, ensuring competency evaluations are completed prior to performing any analysis and reporting results, keeping verification records and maintenance records of instruments up to date, evaluating QC results as per laboratory procedure, actively participate in Proficiency Testing Programs, assisting with update of MV maintenance, assisting the HOD with management of the R&D department’s stock levels, submitting new methods to SANAS for accreditation, training routine micro staff on new test methods implemented, assisting with sign off of staff training records, and other ad hoc tasks.
Key Requirements:BSc Hons/BSc/BTech Microbiology or Biotechnology, and 1–3 years’ experience in a laboratory environment. Practical experience in an ISO 17025 laboratory would be beneficial.
Additional Requirements:The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, flexible, and have an innovative approach to work; have a customer-centric attitude; and have strong organisational, troubleshooting, problem-solving, excellent interpersonal communication, and teamwork skills.
*Only candidates that meet all the requirements should apply
**Please quote “Project Analyst (W1034)” in the subject line
***Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to cvs@scistaff.co.za