R&D Technician
Posted date [2018-Aug-08] (ID: 69317)

R&D Technician

Jacobs Durban

R15 000 – R20 000 depending on experience and qualifications




Undertake Quality Control (QC) to ensure that products manufactured meet with Company quality standards and specifications,


 Seeking approval of finished products within company standards and specifications,

 Ability to record and communicate system problems to the Laboratory Manager,

 Keep abreast of new technology options within the group and interact with current and new suppliers,

 Prepare special samples in line with requests from sales and marketing,

 Assist the factory when requested to do so, supervise trial batches when necessary,

 Undertake R&D projects and upon completion do a Lab Test Report,

 Ensure reports are completed and circulated to relevant personnel,

 Develop, improve, or customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, or analytical methods,

 Formulated special colours based on marketing requirements,

 Maintain laboratory instruments to ensure proper working order and troubleshoot malfunctions when needed,

 Provide training material (final products) for internal and external customers,

 Provide technical support to internal staff and external customers,

 Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, and analytical methods.

 Handle customer queries and complaints and coordinate solutions,

 Ensure that good house-keeping is practiced at all times,

 Prepared to work overtime as and when required, and

 Any other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time.


PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING to jill(at)thecandidate.co.za

  • Fully comprehensive CV in WORD format.
  • Copy of last payslip
  • Copy of qualifications
  • Copy of ID
  • 2 contactable referees, if you have any written references, please send those

If you have not had a response within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful.


Job Title R&D Technician
Post Details
Posted By The Candidate
Job Function R&D Technician
Start Date ASAP
Salary 18000
Location Jacobs Durban
Phone No 0762074401
Email jill(at)thecandidate.co.za
Deadline 2018-Aug-17
Region Location -> Kwazulu Natal
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Chemical / Petrochemical

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