Analytical Chemist – Cape Town

Our client seeks to employ an experienced Analytic Chemist for their Laboratory based in Cape Town



  • Compile and interpret results of tests and analyses
  • Provide technical support and assistance to lab manager
  • Maintain laboratory instruments
  • Check chemical consumable stock levels
  • Assist and monitor junior analysts
  • Check accuracy of test results
  • Work in accordance of laboratory quality system ( ISO17025 – 2017)
  • Assist lab manager in maintaining laboratory quality system (verification records, control charts)


This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties required; nor is it an indication of an employment contract. Job descriptions may be reviewed and updated from time to time as necessary to reflect changing business needs of the client




  • Qualifications: BSc / B-Tech / M-Tech Analytical Chemistry
  • Ability to troubleshoot on ICP
  • Ability to validate and implement new ICP methods (NB! – Must have)
  • Experience: 3-5 years laboratory work experience (incl. practical experience)
  • Instrument experience requirements: strong HPLC/GC/ICP skills
  • Familiar with ISO 17025(2017) requirements
  • Nutritional Testing experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Be able to make recommendations and implement new techniques
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Customer centric approach
  • Ability to assist clients with queries
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines


Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful


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