Chemist – Randfontein

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Job Description

To perform all general analysis.
To ensure that all analysis is conducted timeously.
Under the guidance of the Laboratory Manager, to assist in the work required for modification and development of new methods for general analysis.
To ensure that enough stocks of all items for the optimal functioning of the laboratory are always available.
To report any infringements or non-compliance by any other laboratory staff member with respect to work allocated, punctuality, or any other misdemeanor to the Laboratory Manager.
To perform calibration and verification of all instruments.
Perform the maintenance of all instruments as per schedule and keeping the maintenance files up to date.
Complies and conforms to Laboratory Quality Management System (ISO17025)
Must know how to prepare and verify calibration standards and quality control standards.
Must be able to troubleshoot.
To validate data and be able to interpret results.
Ensure compliance with SGS Health and Safety Act
Adhere to SGS general safety rules and rules of contact
Initiate a formal improvement request when a deviation of the system occurs, possible improvements are identified or when nonconformity is identified.
Housekeeping up to standard at all times.
Perform any other reasonable task as assigned by direct line manager.


National Diploma: Analytical Chemistry
Matriculation, with Mathematics and Science
3 – 5 Years experince
Able to communicate, read and write in English
Knowledge of the Laboratory Quality Management System
Must be able to work independently
Good communication and interpersonal skills

Additional Information

Ability to adapt quickly and demonstrate flexibility.
Able to work independently.
Strong team player and work ethic
Customer service oriented
Decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.
Positive and learning attitude
Focus on achieving results, continues improvement and innovation