Laboratory Technician – Paint & Waterproofing Sectors – Parow – Cape Town


  • Must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate with passes in Maths(not Maths literacy) and Science.
  • Scientific background in chemistry, engineering, or environmental science either through academics OR industry experience. A relevant post-matric or tertiary qualification will be advantageous.



  • To execute short term and long term development activities according to the plan for the Research & Development department.
  • To evaluate new and existing products using statistical data or similar analytical tools.
  • To measure, evaluate and report on product performance data over time.
  • To ensure that all assigned work is delivered in a timely manner and all associated requirements, objectives and targets are fully met.
  • To communicate appropriately with other laboratory functions, i.e. the Quality Control, Quality Assurance as well as the commercial teams. This includes using the R&D procedures and systems and appropriate reporting in line with the R&D ISO9001 procedures.
  • Assists production department with manufacture of new products (first runs and pilot batches).
  • To assist in ensuring that scaled formulations are production ready.
  • To perform any other tasks reasonably requested to meet team and business objectives.



  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively – verbally and in writing – with internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse data and produce clear, concise reports for use across the company.
  • Quality conscious.
  • Accurate and methodical approach to work.
  • Able to work under own initiative.
  • Team Worker.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to prioritise and organise a demanding workload.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


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