Posted on :
14 Mar, 2014
14 Mar, 2014
The chemist is responsible for providing analytical support to laboratory team. The chemist will be able to support routine, yet complex environmental analysis on raw ingredients, intermediates, beverage parts, final products, auxiliary materials, and water.
Perform environmental analysis using Liquid Chromatography (LC) with UV/Vis, PDA, RI, Fluorescence, MS/MS Triple Quad, and MS-TOF detection or Ion Chromatography.
Perform other physical and analytical testing using instrumentation such as robotics, auto-titrator, density meter, refractometer, spectrophotometer, carbonation tester, and torque meter as required.
Participate in the laboratory quality system activities such as internal audits, writing standard operating procedures, and documentation review
Record data from analyses or experiments in a computer (LIMS), log book, or laboratory notebook
Prepare samples for analysis
Apply statistics to describe and control processes
Evaluate the suitability of test results and report test results
Support internal auditing
Work in teams
Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Comply with all Quality and Environment, Health and Safety requirements according to the relevant, Standard operating procedures, work instructions and forms.
FINANCIAL/ JOB SCOPE
Provides analytical support to divisions and bottlers within Africa region or potential external customers.
ORGANIZATION IMPACT/ INFLUENCE
The data provided to the Coca-Cola system by the GQAS labs impact quality improvement decisions in producing facilities and distribution centers, thus impacting capital improvement budgets. The data are frequently used as performance indicators and can impact the compensation of Division and bottler QA personnel.
Internally, may need to interact with Global Quality or Division quality associates to discuss relevant matters or to provide or receive training.
Externally, may need to interact with suppliers to provide feedback and with bottler quality associates to provide consultation and training. Other contacts include vendors of instruments and supplies to obtain materials, equipment, training and services.
RELATED JOB REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS
At least 5 years of analytical working experience in a laboratory and at least 2 years on advanced analytical techniques. Basic knowledge of Liquid Chromatography (LC/IC)
Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline preferred
The following are examples of problem solving performed by chemists, each requires developing new approaches:
Identifying test data errors and discrepancies sources and taking appropriate action
Identifying source of equipment malfunctions and taking appropriate action
Addressing immediate resource allocation inadequacies by taking on additional responsibilities
Identifying potential new technologies and helping assess their suitability
Scheduling cross-training activities to ensure effectiveness and timeliness
Performing root cause analysis to correct a quality issue
JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING
Provide input (recommendations) on instrument purchases
Have the primary responsibility (authority) for
Scheduling assigned analyses and related activities
Auditing data and assuring its validity
Maintaining related supply inventories
Ensuring personal and environmental safety
Laboratory environment. Use of gases under safe conditions. Use of chemicals and standards under good laboratory practices.
No travel is expected in this position.
Grade : 8
Location: Midrand, Johannesburg
At Coca-Cola Ltd, you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.
|JOB TYPE||Full Time|
|JOB POSTING END DATE||Mar 25, 2014|