Job title: Laboratory Assistant (Food and personal Care)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Salary: R400000 to R499999
Job published: 31 August 2021
Job reference no: 3152983409

Job Description

Laboratory Assistant (Food and Personal Care)

R400k - R500k


Excellent career opportunity with growing international chemical distributor reporting to a Business Manager. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of formulations for promotion of products and inclusion in customer formulation projects. 

Key Performance Areas

  • Customer formulations
  • Manufacture of formulation samples for use by Sales Team for customer projects
  • Conduct evaluation of the stability of formulations, under guidance.
  • Support the development of test methods for formulation performance testing.
  • Maintain a laboratory notebook and report formulation work and findings accordingly.
  • Inputting of new in-house and supplier formulations onto company formulations system for including on the website.
  • Implementation of laboratory procedures
  • Maintenance of good Health and Safety Procedures in the laboratory
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in line with regulatory requirements
  • Maintain stock records where required
  • Technical inquiries from customers

Qualifications and experience

  • B. Tech (Food Technology) or similar
  • Minimum 2-5 years recent experience in a laboratory dealing with Personal Care/Food ingredients / raw materials.
  • Track record of achievement in research and development.