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Water Laboratory Manager

Johannesburg, Gauteng
6 days ago
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Job Description

Plan activities in the laboratory including the development of analytical methods and the procurement
of equipment to enhance productivity and to improve the quality of results. Plan staff development using
company PDP and training schedule for interns, plan future direction of the Lab based on customer
need and analytical developments. Utilise each staff member in such a way that his/her capabilities are
developed. Ensure that staff are adequately trained and motivated to carry out assigned tasks. Manage
the performance management system, Coordinate, and manage the daily laboratory activities. Manage
QA system in all laboratory areas, including SOP reviews and development. Ensure that all relevant
data is processed in such a way that the data is readily accessible when required, utilising the necessary
computer equipment. Daily, provide analytical service to City of Johannesburg’s Environmental Quality
Management Department by analyzing and reporting on surface water quality. Coordinate the
implementation of corrective actions for all the non-conformances identified during internal and external
audits. Liaise with the Innovation and Technology Department regarding new developments in the
Water Industry. Comply with company procurement policy and financial regulations. Draw up technical
specifications for tender purposes when required, make recommendations on new chemicals and or
equipment. Liaise with external bodies such as the SABS, CSIR and tertiary education institutions on
analytical techniques and methodologies and inter-laboratory calibration exercises. Provide advice to
other Departments and Communities in cases where specialist knowledge is required. Keep abreast of
legislative requirements pertaining to product quality such as Wastewater and reticulated water
legislation, standards such as SANS 241 and Acts such as SACNASP, the Water Act and the
Accreditation Act.