Senior Chemist at SWAKOP URANIUM

Posted by | February 28, 2023 | Engineering Jobs

Reference Number: 285


The position is responsible for coordinating laboratory processes in order to ensure the smooth, effective, efficient and reliable running of the laboratory.


Key Performance Areas:

  • Ensure that shift/daily production, performance, quality and cost targets are met according to the business objectives.
  • Coordinate all sample receiving activities on shift and ensure that the samples are completed and reported according to the set operating procedures and quality standards.
  • Review and validate laboratory results and ensure that quality standards are met prior to results reporting.
  • Confirm optimum utilization and availability of laboratory IT hardware and software, equipment, instruments and human resources.
  • Identify production problem areas and initiate corrective, preventive measures and modifications.
  • Conduct periodic inspections according to schedule.
  • Develop new analytical techniques to optimize and improve existing methods.
  • Analyze LIMS shift data and report on shift performance.
  • Ensure that equipment is locked out according to the Lockout and Isolation Procedure.



Requirements and experience:

  • B Tech in Analytical Chemistry or BSc Degree in Chemistry.
  • 5 years working experience in a mining/ chemical/ metallurgical/ laboratory environment of which 2 years should have been in a senior capacity.
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.

Closing date: March 13, 2023


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