Mérieux NutriSciences - South Africa prides itself on the employment of new talents to adhere to its vision and whose competences and motivation would support its expansion in the food safety and quality market.

Since its inception, Mérieux NutriSciences SA (formerly Swift Micro Laboratories) has seen significant growth and development of its activities. With this in mind, our company has a constant demand for talented and knowledgeable candidates. As part of the Mérieux NutriSciences group, our international company offers you the opportunity of working for a leading food testing laboratory in a fast-moving as well as challenging environment. At Mérieux NutriSciences SA we value hard-work, dedication and spirit of initiative.

 

Merieux NutriSciences, a market leader in the areas of food & product safety and quality, has a vacancy for a vibrant individual to join their Mindrand-based Education Department as a Technical Specialist & Trainer.

Requirements: 

  • Qualification: ND Food Technology or similar 
  • Excellent presentation skills 
  • Must be prepared to travel
  • Possess a valid driver's license and own transport 
  • A background in Quality Management Systems (food and related industries) 
  • Experience in the food and related industry - at least 5 years

Advantageous:

  • Xhosa / Zulu speaking (although not an outright requirement for the post)

To Apply:

Send your CV, as well as a cover letter, to za-careers@mxns.com.

If you do not hear back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

Swift Silliker (Pty) Ltd t/a Merieux NutriSciences based in CLAREMONT WC, a market leader in the areas of food & product safety, has available a position for an Accountant to join their team.

Reporting to the Financial Manager, the candidate will be responsible for the processing and preparation of monthly accounting records and will be responsible for the full accounting function, short of preparing management accounts.

The incumbent will be required to be an active part of the accounting team by processing accounts payable and receivable, cash book capturing, bank recons, GL and subsidiary ledger recons. Good knowledge of monthly journal entries as well as accruals required.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree / B Tech in accounting 
  • Good personal organisational skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • High level of accuracy and ability to plan and prioritise effectively
  • Above average knowledge of Pastel and Excel absolutely essential (skill will be tested)

Closing date for applications is 10 July 2017.

E-mail CV to za-careers@mxns.com or post to PO Box 22, Newlands, 7725, WC. Please use reference: "Vacancy Finance CT"

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful.

Merieux NutriSciences' Microbiology Laboratory in Midrand is looking for a Senior Microbiologist / Deputy Laboratory Manager, responsible for laboratory operations specifically.
 
The position is responsible for ensuring efficient functioning of daily operations within the Micro Laboratory according to strict standard operations and quality procedures.
 
Minimum Requirements:

  • National Diploma, B. Degree of similar in microbiology
  • 5-8 years’ experience in a micro laboratory. 
  • Excellent operational and decision-making skills 
  • Leadership skills with good interpersonal skills and the ability to delegate
  • Accountable / responsible individual who is able to take initiative 
  • Excellent organizational skills & multitasking abilities
  • Able to work well under pressure

Previous experience in laboratory operations supervision/management, and knowledge of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) will be advantageous.

Closing date for applications is 10 July 2017.

E-mail CV to za-careers@mxns.com or post to PO Box 22, Newlands, 7725, WC. Please use reference: "Senior Micro Ops Midrand"

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful.

The Senior Microbiologist responsible for Quality Control will be accountable to implement, maintain and manage the quality policies and procedures in the Microbiology Laboratory according to ISO 17025 standards and Global Quality Procedures.

Responsibilities will include internal audits, quality checks, monitoring and investigation of Non - Conformances, and other microbiology work related to the Quality System.

Minimum Requirements:

  • National Diploma, B. Degree of similar in microbiology 
  • 5-8 years’ experience in a micro laboratory and/or quality management post
  • Excellent organizational skills & multitasking abilities
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to work independently, accuracy of work essential, working to deadlines
  • Able to take initiative and be pro-active
  • Knowledge /Understanding of  ISO17025 / Completed SANAS Lab Systems Course

Working knowledge of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) will be advantageous. Additional auditing courses completed / auditing skills will also count in applicants' favour.

Closing date for applications is 10 July 2017.

E-mail CV to za-careers@mxns.com or post to PO Box 22, Newlands, 7725, WC. Please use reference: "Senior Micro Quality Midrand"

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful.

The Senior Microbiologist responsible for Quality Control will be accountable to implement, maintain and manage the quality policies and procedures in the Microbiology Laboratory according to ISO 17025 standards and Global Quality Procedures.

Responsibilities will include internal audits, quality checks, monitoring and investigation of Non - Conformances, and other microbiology work related to the Quality System.

Minimum Requirements:

  • National Diploma, B. Degree of similar in microbiology 
  • 5-8 years’ experience in a micro laboratory and/or quality management post
  • Excellent organizational skills & multitasking abilities
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to work independently, accuracy of work essential, working to deadlines
  • Able to take initiative and be pro-active
  • Knowledge /Understanding of  ISO17025 / Completed SANAS Lab Systems Course

Working knowledge of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) will be advantageous. Additional auditing courses completed / auditing skills will also count in applicants' favour.

Closing date for applications is 10 July 2017.

E-mail CV to za-careers@mxns.com or post to PO Box 22, Newlands, 7725, WC. Please use reference: "Senior Micro Quality CT"

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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