JO0001012 – Lab Supervisor

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JO0001012 – Lab Supervisor

Job Duties:

  • Overall control of quality and process control functions
  • Optimize process procedures and records to result in increased operational efficiency
  • Design and perform internal quality and process audits
  • Ensure testing lead times are adhered to
  • Monitor formulation additions, results and costs and investigate and reduce manufacturing variances
  • Optimize formulations to meet agreed standards (as per SA formula)
  • Monitor formulation changes and drive implementations of formula for cost saving purposes
  • Ensure all required factory standard operating procedures are in place and up to date
  • Schedule product long-term testing
  • Drive the implementation of sales innovation initiatives to meet implementation targets agreed with management
  • Lead external audits and perform internal audits ensuring all non-conformances are addressed and resolved
  • Assist with implementation of ISO quality and risk management system requirements
  • Manage the administration of stock takes
  • Complete environmental and sustainability reports by the submission dates and to the required standard
  • Design and implement initiatives to ensure site compliance to national Health, Safety and Environmental regulations
  • Manage the effluent plant and ensure reduction of waste charges by monitoring effluent production volume, quality, discharge and disposal
  • Investigate and implement initiatives resulting in the implementation of an efficient waste management system on site
  • Manage various cross-functional projects
  • When necessary, assist with lab-related duties in order to result in increased output efficiencies and meeting targets


  • Namibian Citizen / Permanent Resident
  • Degree in Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Quality Management
  • Quality Management Systems training – advantage
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory and quality control experience in a manufacturing / process-driven setup

Closing Date: Friday, 15 January 2016

JO0001012 – Lab Supervisor
Bronwyn Penello

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