Fair Cape offers the following vacancy Quality Manager (Microbiological Laboratory) and invites interested candidates suitable for the position and that complies with the minimum requirements of the position to apply.
Main purpose of the job :
To provide a testing laboratory management service to production by performing management of the environmental monitoring,microbiological analysis, hygiene audits, and vulnerability monitoring to ensure that the raw materials,process,final product and factory environment hygiene specifications are met consistently.
Preferred Minimum Requirements :
Bsc Microbiology / Food Science / Biological SciencesTechnology / B.Tech Food Technology
Certificate in ISO 17025
Food safety legislature
Dairy specific specification
5 years in relevant science category
Preferred Minimum Experience :
Full competence in this role is typically developed over an experience period of 5 years with relevant induction and in-house training.
Knowledge of FSSC 22000, Good Lab Practice
Good understanding of dairy manufacturing practices
Applicable legislation and product and process specifications
Environmental sampling methods
Microbiological testing techniques
Dairy sciences specific knowledge
General biological sciences techniques
Ability to maintain a functional and efficient laboratory quality management system in line with laboratory best practice
Planning and organizing
Use of Microbiological laboratory equipment
Collect, analyze, organize and critically evaluate information
Advanced Computer Skills
Critical Functional Cmpetencies :
Laboratory Safety policies, Scientific Information gathering and information processing
Laboratory Information Management
Food Safety Legislation
Microbiological test procedures and standards
Critical behavioural competenci e s :
The health and well-being of our employees has always been a priority to our organisation. Fair Cape Dairies obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHASA) which stipulates that an employer has a duty to do what is reasonably practical to ensure that the working environment is safe for all employees and those who access the workplace has necessitated that we introduce a mandatory vaccination policy.
All candidates are advised that should they be successful, it will be a condition of employment that they be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and that the company will require the necessary proof before confirming appointment."