SciCorp Vacancies


Senior Seed Analyst

SciCorp Laboratories (Pty) Ltd has a vacancy for a Senior Seed Analyst to be based at their Seed Testing laboratory in Pretoria. The position has the following requirements:

• Logging & Scheduling of samples on LIMS. • Conduct purity and germination analyses in accordance with prescribed ISTA rules for seed testing. • Evaluation of results of the analysis. • Prepares and submits tests reports. • Perform internal audits • Maintains all records (Order info, PT results, Calibration & Service certificates, etc.)

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SciCorp Laboratories (Pty) Ltd has a vacancy for a Microbiologist, to be based at their head office in Pietermaritzburg. The position has the following requirements: • To adhere to strict deadlines in carrying out microbiological analysis on food and environmental samples in accordance with ISO 17025 • Inventory control and ordering of microbiology supplies • Ensure that the instruments are calibrated, used and verified accordingly. Report instruments that require maintenance, repair or calibration to the Manager. • Monitoring technical performance in the laboratory to ensure efficient sample flow in the laboratory. • Knowledge of ISO 17025 standard • Maintaining SANAS accreditation for the Microbiology department together with the Laboratory Manager. • Ensure staff are technically competent to perform their duties and train staff on new or updated procedures • Validation/verification of methodology for acceptable accreditation purposes • Must be prepared to work overtime (scheduled/unscheduled) outside normal working hours

Minimum Requirements: • BSc Hons in Microbiology with 2-3 years’ experience in an ISO 17025 accredited facility. Specific knowledge and skills required: • Knowledge of ISO 17025 standard and Quality Management Systems • Experience in molecular biology (e.g. Real-time PCR) • Good interpersonal and communication, report writing and problem-solving skills. • Be able to work with minimum supervision, flexible and innovative approach • Proven ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

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SciCorp LABORATORIES Administrative Clerk - Pretoria

We are looking for a laboratory assistant to work in our sample reception department; this involves aspects of laboratory and administration work, and a significant amount of client contact and support is required. Previous laboratory or testing experience is essential.

Unpack samples received from clients whilst operating within the laboratory's health and safety and personal protective equipment policies Numbering and processing samples received from clients, sorting samples for different departments within the laboratory Data inputting samples onto the computer system Liaise with clients when there are queries Sorting submission forms for various departments within the laboratory • Scanning submission forms and external results Filing submission forms and external results and maintaining a filing system Assist in the day to day maintenance of the laboratory including stock levels Checking new stock deliveries Preparing samples/goods to send between laboratories or clients erforming basic sample preparation

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