The Floating Technologist is required to plan, perform and co-ordinate services rendered to various departments to ensure continuity of processes within the production facility. These departments are fermentation, virology, cell culture, quality control, freeze-dried products, Multimin and formulation
Achieve 100% competency of relevant procedures performed for serviceable divisions.
Collaborate in identifying and monitoring issues impacting the timely manufacturing of various products within the Floating Technologist’s profile.
Ensure all processes related to manufacturing is in compliance with SOP’s and according to
ISO9001 and GMP requirements.
Performing in-process problem solving and refining of existing procedures within divisions to optimize the manufacturing and ensure cost efficiency.
Capturing production data on production data sheets and other relevant information as required.
Improve laboratory efficiency.
Maintain monitoring system to allow effective control of processes.
Ensure adherence to departmental turnaround times and early warning to direct Team Leader and / or affected business units of any delay on TAT.
Assist the relevant technologist to ensure adequate function by performing routine maintenance and proactively correct/ repair faulty equipment.
Maintaining IMPTE’s (thermometers, weights, balances, pipettes within scope of operation) in the absence of the relevant technologist within the scope of operations and serviceable divisions within the production facility.
Conducting all general work practices in accordance with OHS and quality assurance policies and procedures.
National diploma in veterinary technology, biotechnology, food safety, analytical chemistry or BSC degree.
1 to 2 years laboratory/production environment experience.
Competencies / Skills / Attributes Required:
Strong Team player
High motivation to learn all disciplines in our business
Ability to communicate effectively with good written and verbal skills
Competent in Microsoft Office 365
Must be willing to work flexible and long hours on short notice when required.
Must be willing to work in sometimes uncomfortable conditions such as extreme heat and moisture.