UFS Vacancy: Analyst (post level 9): Institute for Groundwater Studies

UFS Vacancy: Analyst (post level 9): Institute for Groundwater Studies

07 Nov 2023
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The University of the Free State is currently recruiting suitable candidate for the position of Analyst (post level 9): Institute for Groundwater Studies (Job ID 5541) (see advertisement attached) at its Bloemfontein campus.

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Duties and responsibilities:
• Receive sample(s), assist clients to complete submission forms and inform clients of procedures and policy of the laboratory. • Maintain and manage client samples in compliance with privacy and security regulations. • Dispatch laboratory work appropriately. • Maintain a professional reception area. • Handle samples and perform analyses according to SOPs and test methods • Perform chemical analyses and the use of the relevant equipment. • Prepare media and reagents for the analyses of samples. • Test, check and record the suitability of reagents (standards, buffers), where necessary. • Maintain and calibrate equipment where applicable, keeping record of all related activities. • Capture, interpret and handle validation of sample results. • Assess own data to ensure accuracy and validity of the reported results. • Assist in the reporting of data to clients. • Help to coordinate external audits SANAS, to ensure compliance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requirements. • Perform risk assessments and opportunities for improvement on the entire system during internal audits. • Assist with compiling, commenting, recommendations and follow-up on non-conformances. • Develop, design and maintain the Laboratory web pages using appropriate web publishing, editing and graphics applications per request. • Support the Laboratory in the future implementation of a LIMS system, acting as a liaison between the laboratory users and the vendor to address laboratory and end user requirements. • Develop new and maintain existing automation scripts in Visual Basic & C/C++ on request. • Ability to work in an SQL server environment writing SQL Queries. • Assist in the use of specialised equipment software. • Perform Method development, validation and verification. • Identify and report risks in the laboratory. • Assist in the effective running and maintenance of the Quality Managements System documentation. • Write notification of failure reports (non - conformances). • Provide training to new staff members in the laboratory environment on adhoc basis. • Ensure that the accreditation standards are upheld in the laboratory. • Perform audits of suppliers when necessary. • Request quotations from suppliers. • Evaluate quotations. • Approval of quotes and posting of PO directly on websites of chemical companies/suppliers.

 Closing date: 19 November 2023 

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