Available Position:

Logistics Assistant-Laboratory (Reference number: LB004)

1.What drives Talbot and our People

Creativity, innovation and a team of diverse individuals make Talbot a leader in the delivery of sustainable water and wastewater advice and solutions in Africa, and beyond.

Working with a progressive global network of technology partners and thought leaders, we’re committed to implementing agile, dynamic and inspired solutions that help organisations drive sustainability performance in the water space.

2.Who we would like to join our Team

We are looking for a passionate and commitment Logistics Assistant to join the Talbot Team at our Pietermaritzburg Laboratory where you will support various functions within this section.

3.Primary Responsibilities
  • Managing the subcontracting WIP on LIMS
  • Preparing COCs to accompany samples and pack appropriately for shipment
  • Preparing waybills to subcontracted laboratories
  • Assist in following up on subcontracted tests and submission of results to Technical
  • Subcontracting/Kit preparation & other logistics duties
  • Sample preparation (filtering, acidifying etc) where time permits
  • Support the logistics team with stock counts
  • Manage the cooler box rotation system
  • Manage the container stock procedure and control maintenance
  • Assist the team with any other tasks required

Management/ Administrative:

  • Maintain solid relationships with your colleagues and client.
  • General housekeeping.
  • Adhere to the laboratory Health & Safety requirements.
  • Always wear the appropriate PPE whilst in the laboratory.
  • In addition to the above, any reasonable task assigned by the line manager
4.What Qualifications and experience do you need to bring to the Team
  • Minimum Requirements
  • Analytical Chemistry/BSc Chemistry or Micro or equivalent
  • 1 year Laboratory experience
  • Computer skills, (MS-Office including Excel, Word and Outlook)
5.Your Attributes that will help our Team to succeed
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Teamwork, therefore, a proactive, helpful nature and the flexibility to work in an ever-changing environment is essential
  • Innovative, creative thinking and ability to problem solve
  • Self-motivated, driven and confident
  • Organized, efficient and effective
  • Ability to work independently.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your CV to Human Resources at hr@talbot.co.za before the close of business on the 08 October 2021.

Please consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted by 22 October 2021.

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Address (Head Office):
20 Pentrich Road
Masons Mill

Contact Details:
T: +27 (0) 33 346 1444
E: talbot@talbot.co.za
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