Candidates

Candidates

Job Title
Branch Manager - Upington
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
5 to 10 years
Salary
R20000 to R30000
Job Published
11 July 2023
Job Reference No.
3447141966

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

  • Responsible for the laboratory day to day functioning and operations.
  • To meet the needs and expectations of Management and customers by producing high quality and efficient work, in line with the Quality Assurance Policies.
  • Improves the commercial viability of the laboratory and manage and maintain a cost-effective operation.
  • Direct all project related activities to ensure time schedules achieved and quality standards implemented.
  • Train and obtain competence of all the testing activities in the laboratory to the ISO 17025 National Accreditation System.
  • Maintain the Company QMS requirements & procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintenance and implementation of ISO 17025 (South African national Standard) Quality Management System as committed to by the Laboratory
  • Managing Branch Personnel
  • Client Liaison
  • Highly focused, attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure & maintain composure
  • Prepared to work overtime, if so required
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Results orientated
  • Responsible and resourceful
  • Service driven & client committed
  • Assertive

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Branch Commercial performance
  • Client footprint growth
  • Employee management
  • Relevant technical competencies

PREREQUISITES

Educational level or equivalent:

Diploma / Degree (Civils/Materials) or related experience

Professional experience:

  • Ten years’ experience in Civil Engineering Laboratory practices & working knowledge of ISO 17025 Quality Management Systems
  • Thorough knowledge of Civil Engineering Materials Testing Activities
  • Five years management experience
  • Computer/MS office literate
  • Deadline driven
  • Able to lead and motivate Employees to high standards of excellence

Specific training or accreditations:

  • Sound knowledge theoretical & practical of related test methods as used in Laboratory SANS 3001 series TMH/COLTO etc
  • Existing technical signatory – SANS 3000 series test methods – would be preferred
  • Proficient at Mathematics and Science
  • Computer literacy (Excel intermediate)
  • Ability to train and impart knowledge
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety Procedures and

NON-NEGOTIABLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have at least 5 years laboratory experience
  • Technical signatory on test methods

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