Micro Technician Needed


Key Performance Areas include (but are not limited to):

  • Align goals and objectives with site quality
  • Manage Micro lab
  • Manage equipment reliability
  • Manage and optimise current lab systems
  • Conduct site training as required and relevant
  • Ensure compliance to standards and specifications
  • Ensure integrity of results
  • Analyse data of identify quality risks
  • Analyse data to identify food safety risks
  • Compliance to Micro methods and standards
  • Ensure hygiene support and compliance
  • Lead hygiene problem solving and improvement initiatives as applicable
  • Effectively manage high performance culture of self
  • Ensure sound approaches to health and safety at all times
  • Manage factors concerning environment, risk and sustainable development

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Relevant working experience in an analytical laboratory and Micro laboratory (working experience in a wine-related intrinsic laboratory will be considered advantageous).
  • Must have extensive Microbiological knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety standards and procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Must be computer literate ie MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc
  • Attention to detail with the ability to work accurately.
  • Excellent report writing and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability work well within a team.
  • Must be able to think innovatively.
  • Must have advanced problem solving ability
  • Must be willing to work shifts, weekends and extended hours when necessary.
  • Must have reliable transport to and from work.
  • Ability to cope with the inherent physical demands of the position.

Qualification required:
A recognized and relevant Degree / Diploma in Microbiology, Food Technology or Biotechnology

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