Senior Laboratory Technician
Senior Laboratory Technician (W597) SciStaff Somerset West, Western Cape *MSc in Agriscience or Microbiology with 3 – 5 years’ laboratory experience. Molecular background essential with sound knowledge on beneficial and pathogenetic microorganisms. Bilingual with excellent communication skills.* Location: Somerset West Description: A company specialising in the development, manufacturing and distribution of a broad range of products for the Agrochemical market is seeking a suitable qualified Senior Laboratory Technician to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of a unique range of soil-based biological products that will help expand the company’s biological product range which will further enhance the company’s focus on delivering a holistic plant health solution to its customers. Key Requirements: MSc degree in either Agricultural or Microbiological Sciences with 3 – 5 years’ laboratory experience. Sound knowledge on plant health, biotechnology and/or horticulture. Molecular background essential. Sound knowledge on the identification, isolation, purification and cultivation of pathogenic fungi and bacteria. Must be bilingual with excellent communication skills. Additional Requirements: Self-driven and passionate. The ability to work independently and in a team. Innovative and goal orientated. Good planning, communication, leadership and organizational skills. High level of self-discipline. Attention to detail. Remuneration: Market related based on experience. Starting date: As soon as possible. Only candidates that meet all the requirements should apply **Please quote “Senior Laboratory Technician (W597)” in the subject line ***Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted CVs can be submitted by email. Please state current salary package and salary expectations when submitting your CV.