Tuesday, 31 July 2018 10:15

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WearCheck TCS Senior Laboratory Technician
Cape Town

Main Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the Laboratory operation, focusing on efficiencies, to achieve the Company’s strategic and operational objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the branch meets its goals and objectives in a timely manner.


Position Requirements:

  • Minimum Education – Completed tertiary qualification in Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Technology or similar.
  • 5 years of professional experience in an Analytical Chemistry Laboratory or similar position, preferably in the diagnostic testing of insulating materials used in high-voltage electrical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of SANAS 17025.
  • Intermediate Microsoft skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of IEC and related Standards for diagnostic reporting.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, must be a team player, and show proven leadership ability.
  • Must have time and change management skills.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Calibration, operation and Primary maintenance on the following Analytical Chemistry Techniques, Gas and Liquid Chromatography, Coulometry, Electro Chemistry and Physical(Electrical) testing techniques of Insulating materials.
  • Ensure all laboratory analytical testing and calibration is planned and performed accurately in accordance to work instructions as well as procedures
  • Guarantee that the evaluation, reporting and interpretation of test results are accurately reported to customers according to the requirements by following recognised analytical standards, including the responsibilities of a technical signatory in accordance with SANAS 17025.
  • Must be deemed competent and authorised to perform all calibration, test methods as well as utilization of all laboratory equipment.
  • Manage consumables and ensuring that laboratory consumables are organised and stored according to safety instructions.
  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to personnel.
  • Manage the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance in-line with the planned maintenance program.
  • Train new employees on the safe use of laboratory equipment and accurately follow procedures.
  • Manage the reliability and availability of all Laboratory equipment by checking processes and final output
  • Sample registration and data capture in accordance with internal procedures.


Availability: The successful candidate must be available to start as soon as possible.

Only CV’s sent to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  will be considered.

Applications close on 10th August 2018. If you have not received a response by 17th August 2018, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

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