041 101 1055


Port Elizabeth                  

B.Sc Microbiology/Biotechnology or NTD/HNTD
Microbiology/Medical Technology
5 years working experience in pharmaceutical microbiology laboratory with 2 years supervisory/managerial experience.
Experience within manufacturing environment Advantages

  • Development/Update and implementation of written procedures and validation protocols, where required
  • Ensuring all documentation and records are logged and up to date in the appropriate logbooks, report sheets etc
  • Requisition and controlled use of consumable goods and equipment through the implementation of a capex compilation, budget and budget planning
  • Ensuring that the maintenance, validation and calibration of all microbiology laboratory equipment are performed as required
  • Overseeing the completion of all microbiological validation and stability testing requirements.
  • Ensuring the implementation of GMP and GLP and Good Housekeeping Practices in the laboratory, to ensure correct test performance which will yield valid results, satisfy clothing requirements, and ensure cleaning is to the standards required for each area class
  • Approval for release of all microbiology related test results
  • Upgrading of all test methods, equipment and facilities to ensure continued compliance to current standards
  • Problem solving to resolve out of specification results
  • Monthly report on department output indication microbiological control of factory site.
  • Monitoring and ensuring internal and external audit compliance to both regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Administrative duties to ensure easy retrieval of test results, reports, protocols, etc.
  • From time to time carry out other jobs within the department / factory, which are consistent with the grade, qualification and training of the incumbent.
  • Control and optimise the cost within the department
  • Set quality and performance KPI’s for the department and monitor the departmental performance on a defined frequency
  • Continuously improve processes to introduce World Class Manufacturing practices within the business
  • Identify opportunities for productivity and efficiency improvements
  • Manage all personnel in the department including disciplinary procedures
  • Ensure that all personnel in the department is developed and trained as required by the various job functions
  • Recruitment of staff
  • Staff development regarding identifying needs and opportunities
  • Performance Management evaluation
  • Review salaries and promotions if applicable
  • Implementation of equity plan as set out in the Employment Equity Policy

Please send detailed CVs to debbie.w@alphalabour.co.za        


Port Elizabeth                  

A minimum of 3 years’ experience + Supervisor
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry will be advantageous
Computer literacy (MS Office, Visio, Syspro,)
Ensuring compliance to currently guidelines and GMP practice
Assist in external Audit as SME’s for respective departmental sections
SOP writing, training and protocols development and execution and report writing
Approval for release of all microbiology related test results
Logbook review and signing to ensure compliance with GRK
Ensuring timeous testing and release of Microbial Analysis
Oversee maintenance of cultures, medical & standards in the MicroLab (QC control & GPT).
Execute & participation on Events, Change controls, CAPA etc.
Completion of OOS/OOT investigation and Hypothesis testing when required
Basic Purchasing/ordering (As required for Lab use)
Ensuring correct use, maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment et Pipette, pH meters.
Method Validation of products and raw materials
Qualification of Analysts/Instruments/Cleanrooms/Personnel when required
Activate participation of Micro related projects which are aimed at reducing OOS results both in the laboratory and production
Staff management and related administrative duties
Completion of batch release queries for product release purposed
Training of new staff in accordance to the Job specific function
Compliance with the Self-Inspection when required
From time to time, carry out other jobs within the factory /department, consistent with the grade qualification and training of the incumbent
Please send detailed CVs to debbie.w@alphalabour.co.za        


Port Elizabeth 

Candidates need to have proven track record solving challenging problems and needs to be driven to learn and try out new technologies.
CS diploma/degree or close alternative
At least six years solid working experience
Strong .NET development experience (C#)
Strong web development experience (ASP.NET, HTML/5, JavaScript, CSS3, Bootstrap, JQuery)
Strong SQL experience (DDL, Queries, Stored Procs, SSIS…)
At least one MCP Exam relating to the requirements above
Report writing (Crystal, SSRS)
MVC, Angular
Additional MCP Exam(s) above the minimum
Mobile Development Experience
BI Experience
Team Services
Please send detailed CVs to debbie.w@alphalabour.co.za

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