October 25, 2017
DairyDay / October 25, 2017

Senior Lab Technician

An exciting vacancy exist for a Senior Lab Technician in our Quality Team.

The successful candidate will responsible for supervising all aspects of the lab and providing support to the Lab & Quality Manager.

Key responsibilities:

  • Efficiently signing off documentation,
  • Compiling of Lab result reports,
  • Compiling of non-conformance reports,
  • Managing and ordering of Lab stock,
  • Conducting and maintaining of Lab staff training,
  • Liaise with Quality Admin for external testing Sample dispatch,
  • Conducting lab staff performance assessments and providing feedback and guidance to staff


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior lab role


  • Degree / diploma in Food Technology, Microbiology or Biotechnology
  • Food Safety Training would be an advantage

Skills and knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety law and regulations,
  • Knowledge of Food Technology & Quality Control
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office,
  • Proficient in Chemical and Microbiological Testing techniques – dairy specific would be an advantage,
  • Good communication skills,
  • A clear criminal record,
  • Own transport is essential,
  • This position requires after hours and weekend work.

Should you feel that you meet the above criteria and wish to apply, please send your CV to or alternatively submit your CV to the HR office. The closing date for internal applications is Tuesday, the 31 October 2017 at 12:00pm. Only candidates that meet the minimum criteria will be shortlisted