Technical Officer

Website Stellenbosch University

Job Description:

Arranging and preparing outgoing sample shipments (including all accompanying documentation ¿ manifests, customs invoices, etc.);

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and driving the sample and freezer reduction process within SU-IRG;
  • Retrieval, QC and transfer of FluidX racks and legacy samples to the BMRI Biorepository for long-term storage in the Hamilton BiOS;
  • Invoicing the SU-IRG biorepository clients;
  • Assisting laboratory staff with QC prior to long-term storage;
  • Importing and exporting permit application, submissions and tracking;
  • Receiving, conducting quality control (QC) on and allocating storage for incoming sample shipments;

Job Requirements:

  • At least two years’ working experience in an ISO accredited laboratory;
  • Knowledge of ISO 15189 guidelines;
  • At least an MSc degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Medical Sciences, or a related field;
  • Own transport to deal with after-hours emergencies is essential;
  • Proficiency in LIMS / freezer inventory system and sample storage;
  • Knowledge of IATA and/or Dangerous Goods regulations.

Job Details:

Company: Stellenbosch University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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