Senior Veterinary Technologist / Lab Supervisor

Senior Veterinary Technologist / Lab Supervisor

Position Details

Position Title: Senior Veterinary Technologist / Lab Supervisor
Location: Oudtshoorn
Classification: Permanent
Employment Equity: Preference will be given to EE applicants

Closing Date: 1 August 2018

Please take note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deltamune may expire jobs at their own discretion.

Deltamune (Pty) Limited, an independent centre of excellence, is a South African-based biotechnology company. Our focus is on veterinary and public health, offering both vaccines and diagnostic tests on a commercial scale. Deltamune’s veterinary vaccine range includes registered and autogenous vaccines for poultry, ruminants and other species. Deltamune invites all suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy which is in Oudtshoorn.

We invite all suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy:

Position Purpose

To plan the testing schedule and coordinate team members and to assist with the testing of samples submitted to the laboratory so that work is completed within the required turnaround times.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Conduct simple and complex tests independently
  • Conduct high quality analysis on sophisticated instruments
  • Verification of results independently
  • Interpret data against known sources of information
  • Verification of DIMS data integrity
  • Validate routine methods for the laboratory
  • Provide technical advice for CAPEX for the laboratory
  • Improve laboratory efficiency
  • Oversee instrument operations
  • Responsible for the upkeep of laboratory instruments including calibration and services
  • Conduct all analysis and related tasks in accordance with OHS and quality assurance policies and procedures
  • Management of quality corrective actions for area of responsibility
  • Maintaining acceptable proficiency scores for work conducted
  • Ensure adequate stock for testing
  • Managing consumable costs
  • Ensuring team adheres to departmental turnaround times
  • Daily test scheduled planning
  • Generating turnaround time reports
  • Ensuring adherence to personal development plans and performance contracts of staff members in own area of responsibility
  • Training and mentoring all direct reports
  • Ensuring all disciplinary matters, in own area of responsibility, are handled timeously
  • Obtain technical signatory status for accredited tests
  • Ensure efficient interaction with internal clients

Deltamune (Pty) Limited, an independent centre of excellence, is a South African-based biotechnology company. Our focus is on veterinary and public health, offering both vaccines and diagnostic tests on a commercial scale. Deltamune’s veterinary vaccine range includes registered and autogenous vaccines for poultry, ruminants and other species. Deltamune invites all suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy which is in Oudtshoorn.

We invite all suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy:

Position Purpose

To plan the testing schedule and coordinate team members and to assist with the testing of samples submitted to the laboratory so that work is completed within the required turnaround times.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Conduct simple and complex tests independently
  • Conduct high quality analysis on sophisticated instruments
  • Verification of results independently
  • Interpret data against known sources of information
  • Verification of DIMS data integrity
  • Validate routine methods for the laboratory
  • Provide technical advice for CAPEX for the laboratory
  • Improve laboratory efficiency
  • Oversee instrument operations
  • Responsible for the upkeep of laboratory instruments including calibration and services
  • Conduct all analysis and related tasks in accordance with OHS and quality assurance policies and procedures
  • Management of quality corrective actions for area of responsibility
  • Maintaining acceptable proficiency scores for work conducted
  • Ensure adequate stock for testing
  • Managing consumable costs
  • Ensuring team adheres to departmental turnaround times
  • Daily test scheduled planning
  • Generating turnaround time reports
  • Ensuring adherence to personal development plans and performance contracts of staff members in own area of responsibility
  • Training and mentoring all direct reports
  • Ensuring all disciplinary matters, in own area of responsibility, are handled timeously
  • Obtain technical signatory status for accredited tests
  • Ensure efficient interaction with internal clients

Position Details

Position Title: Senior Veterinary Technologist / Lab Supervisor
Location: Oudtshoorn
Classification: Permanent
Employment Equity: Preference will be given to EE applicants

Closing Date: 1 August 2018

Please take note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deltamune may expire jobs at their own discretion.

Specifications

Qualifications:
  • National Diploma / Degree in Veterinary Technology / Veterinarian
Knowledge / Experience:
  • 5 years Veterinary Testing Experience
Additional Requirements:
  • Willing to work overtime if required to do so
  • Willing to work weekends
  • Must be registered with the SAVC
Qualifications:
  • National Diploma / Degree in Veterinary Technology / Veterinarian
Knowledge / Experience:
  • 5 years Veterinary Testing Experience
Additional Requirements:
  • Willing to work overtime if required to do so
  • Willing to work weekends
  • Must be registered with the SAVC
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