Friday, 16 November 2018

Quality Control Laboratory Intern at Indigo Brands 2019

Indigo Brands has a position for Quality Control Laboratory Intern (Cosmetics) at the their Cape Town offices. Indigo Brands, based in Cape Town, is a subsidiary of AVI Limited (AVI).

AVI Limited is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, and centred on the FMCG market, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands growth and development.

Leaders in personal care and beauty products including female and male perfumed body spays, roll-on deodorants, body care, face care, colour cosmetics and liquid fragrances. Well-known brands include Yardley- Gorgeous, Lace, English Blazer and Lenthéric -Hoity Toity, Solo and Masculin. Indigo’s brand portfolio is strengthened via the Coty licensing agreement that includes world-renowned brands such as Rimmel, Exclamation, Adidas, Guess and Sally Hansen.

Duties & Responsibilities
- Good laboratory Practice.
- Ensure on a daily basis that housekeeping, hygiene and safety requirements are adhered to
- Validate all instruments daily or as per SOP requirement and record on results on relevant forms
- Maintain an accurate, up-to-date database of product specifications, MSDS’s, COA’s and quality standards
- Analytical testing of Raw materials and bulk(Qualitative and Quantitative)
- Microbiological media preparation
- Microbiological testing of Raw material, bulk and Finished product
- Stability testing of bulk
- Record results of all testing done and communicate to the relevant
- Ensure that the Quality standard are met when during Analysis
- Perform problem solving of quality non-conforming raw material and liaise with supplier line manager
- Maintain and ensure consistent and accurate colour quality
- Ensure out of specification batches are reported, quarantined and investigated
- Assist with consumer complaints evaluation
- Research and manage projects

- Presenting and Communicating Information
- Writing & Reporting
- Adapting & Responding to Change
- Achieving Personal Work Goals & Objectives
- Planning & Organising

Experience Required
- Any experience relevant to field of study would be advantageous but is not necessary.

Minimum Qualifications Required
- 2017 or 2018 Graduate with a 3 year National Diploma or Degree in Cosmetics specializing in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Microbiology &/OR Biochemistry.

Knowledge Required
- Computer literacy skills, MS Office Suite


We are committed to the growth of internal employees and it is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applications. All external applications will be considered in line with our Employment Equity targets.

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