Laboratory Assistant – Media Preparation-jobs in Benoni, Gauteng | Microchem Specialized Lab Serv jobs 2022

  • Full Time
  • Benoni, Gauteng
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Market Related ZAR / Month
  • Applications have closed

Microchem Specialized Lab Serv



  • Prepare laboratory media, reagents and consumables
  • Individuals must be conversant with QA/QC and standard operating procedures
  • Individuals must be conversant with ISO 17025 requirements



  • Customer centric attitude
  • Strong organisational and administrative abilities
  • Detail orientated
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Flexible and innovative approach to work
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment

Duties & Responsibilities


Technical & Quality

  • Complete laboratory training program.
    1. Follow documented training program. Record progress in training record while in progress. Meet competency criteria.
  • Perform media preparation and associated tasks according to the QMS requirements.
    1. Accurate completion of required documentation.
  • Perform verifications as per QMS requirements.
    1. Record verifications as per QMS requirements. Follow up on any deviations and report to LM.
  • Ensure competency evaluations are completed prior to performing any analysis and reporting results without supervision.
    1. Keep training record up to date at all times with all training activities completed.
  • Ensure up to date knowledge of applicable laboratory SOPs.
    1. Demonstrate working knowledge of all applicable SOP’s in the laboratory and work accordingly.
  • Record and evaluate QC results for media preparation area as per laboratory procedure.
    1. Report any deviations from quality control norms immediately to lab management.
  • Assist the LM with the management of department stock levels.
    1. Report stock deficiencies to LM. Monitor expiry dates of media and consumables.


Internal Customer Service

  • Accurately gauge and assess media preparation requirements of the laboratory.
    1. Assist analysts timeously with media and consumable requirements. Have stock of media available according to daily requirements.


Ad Hoc

  • Ad hoc tasks
    1. Perform any other reasonable tasks as requested by management from time to time.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Formal qualification:

  • Grade 12



  • None required



  • English

Package & Remuneration

Market related


Kindly forward the following documents to

  • CV
  • ID
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Latest payslip


If you have not received a response in two weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

How to apply?


Job Type: Full Time

Location: Benoni, Gauteng

Salary: Market Related

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