Chemical Technologist Quality Control X 2 at National Research Foundation
SKA South Africa
Johannesburgo, ZA
13d ago

Purpose :

To perform the duties of a chemical technologist involved in the Quality Control Unit

Minimum requirements :

BSc Degree (or equivalent qualification) in Chemistry

2 years' experience preferably in quality control in a pharmaceutical environment

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office
  • Desirable requirements

    Knowledge of Quality Management Systems

    Knowledge of the operation of microbiology quality control equipment and processes

    Knowledge of the operation of analytical equipment and processes

    Knowledge of writing and implementing procedures

    Skills & attributes :

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Deadline driven and ability to work under pressure
  • Integrity and reliability
  • Cooperative in a team environment
  • Duties will include but are not limited to :

    Perform chemical quality control of samples and finished products

    Perform sterility and endotoxin testing

    Test the filter integrity of all dispensing and perform pH tests

    Determine radionuclidic and radiochemical purity

    Perform air-particle counting

    Performing qualification on and validation of equipment and troubleshooting when necessary

    Removal of biological waste by external company

    Report and ensure adequate stock levels at all times

  • Sterilisation and safe handling of media
  • Please note that if you have previously applied for this post, you need not reapply.

    The NRF is committed to employment equity and redress. Correspondence will be conducted with the shortlisted candidates.

    iThemba LABS reserves the right to amend and / or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

    The ideal candidate will have the following competencies :

    Ability

  • Integrity and reliability
  • Computer literacy
  • Deadline driven and ability to work under pressure
  • Cooperative in a team environment
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience

  • Quality control in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • About The Employer

    National Research Foundation

    The National Research Foundation (NRF) supports and promotes research and human capital development through funding, the provision of National Research / Facilities and science outreach platforms and programmes to the broader community in all fields of science and technology, including science, engineering, social science and humanities.

    The iThemba LABS Laboratories for Accelerator Based Sciences is a group of multidisciplinary research laboratories administered by the NRF.

    Based at the two sites in the Western Cape and Gauteng, these provide facilities for :

  • Basic and applied research using particle beams
  • Particle radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer
  • The supply of accelerator-produced isotopes for nuclear medicine and research
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