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SAB Announces Vacancy for Senior Lab Technician Role across South Africa!


SAB is actively looking the candidates for the position of Senior Lab Technician at Alrode Brewery in South Africa. A mandatory requirement for this exciting opportunity is having effective communication skills in the workplace. Elevate your career and be a part of the SAB’s dynamic team.

To ensure a clear understanding of the job responsibilities and application process, please read through the detailed requirements and description below. The application deadline is approaching, so be sure to submit your application promptly to be considered for this exciting opportunity.


Job Opportunity: Senior Lab Technician (Analytical)

Location: Alrode Brewery

Work Schedule: Full-time

Key Purpose: The primary objective of this role is to provide essential laboratory support throughout the value chain. This involves conducting checks and analyses on various processes and packaged product samples to ensure the production of beer aligns with SAB Pty (Ltd) quality standards and Physical Chemical specifications.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Meet Quality Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Prevent quality non-compliances
  • Promote quality awareness and contribute to quality performance at the site
  • Cultivate a quality culture within the team
  • Maintain housekeeping and 5S standards
  • Calibrate and maintain equipments
  • Ensure a safe and healthy working environment
  • Prepare samples for analysis
  • Conduct various analyses
  • Execute VPO (Visual Process Owner) activities following VPO work practices
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality management systems


  • Minimum: National Diploma in Chemistry, Food Science, Biotechnology; BTech Chemistry desirable
  • 2-3 years of experience in a laboratory setting, with an understanding of process control within the malting process environment
  • Proficient understanding of VPO principles and practices
  • Analytical ability with precision and accuracy, attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills in the workplace
  • Contribution to self and team development
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Process Control:

  • Perform sampling as per manualized methods
  • Identify, verify, and handle samples to retain integrity as per manuals
  • Prepare and dispatch samples, if necessary, following manualized methods
  • Prepare relevant apparatus, equipment, and reagents as per manualized methods
  • Conduct analysis using fundamental laboratory techniques and practices
  • Generate accurate results at specified times
  • Record and report results as per standard manuals
  • Identify non-conformances and adhere to out-of-control procedures
  • Ensure VPO compliance

How to Apply: 

If you’ve carefully reviewed the requirements and are enthusiastic about this opportunity, take the next step and apply through the SAB’s dedicated channels. Your journey to seize this exciting opportunity begins there. Good luck!

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SAB is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments will be made in line with SAB’s employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality. Internal applicants require Line manager approval. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


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