Laboratory Manager Jobs at Alfred H Knight in Pretoria Metropolitan Area

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Alfred H Knight company opens jobs for Laboratory Manager positions in the Pretoria Metropolitan Area region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Research, Analyst, & Information Technology skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 7 500 - R 12 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in International Trade and Development, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Company:Alfred H Knight
Position:Laboratory Manager
Region:Pretoria Metropolitan Area
Job Function:Analyst, Information Technology, Research
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 7.500 - ZAR 12.300 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:International Trade and Development

Job Description

30/06/23 Laboratory Manager WHAT IS ON OFFER

Alfred H Knight has an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Manager to join the team based in Steelpoort, South Africa. The primary function of this role is to support the Analytical Services Manager for the management of the day to day analytical services and ISO 17025 accreditation within Alfred H Knight South Africa laboratory. Additionally, you will be expected to ensure a high analytical service is provided in maintaining the overall technical competency of the Steelpoort laboratory facilities.

Fundamentally, it is a role that supports laboratory personnel in dealing with analytical problems and a role that supports the group worldwide in addressing client-based technical queries and general analytical issues.

About Us

Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals, solid fuels and agriculture industries.

We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.


To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:



  • Providing technical advice and support to the group worldwide.
  • Providing technical advice and support to the SA laboratory staff as required.
  • Advising the Analytical Services Manager of repetitive technical problems.
  • Ensure QC data is compiled and reviewed on a cyclic basis.
  • Maintaining record keeping within the SA Laboratory, such that work is clearly and easily auditable, and traceable within the guidelines of the SA’s 17025 accreditation.
  • Participating in disciplinarys and grievance meetings in line with company procedure and in consultation with Human Resource.
  • Ensuring that the Company’s induction procedure is followed for new employees, and that all documents relating to an employee’s induction are kept up-to-date.
  • Monitoring staff attendance and punctuality in consultation with HR Department.
  • Supporting the development of personnel for specific technical roles overseas and facilitate training and technical.
  • Undertaking other duties of an appropriate nature in consultation with the Analytical Services Manager and General Manager.
  • Maintaining a professional standard and appearance during office hours and while promoting the company when on company business.
  • Ensuring the company’s Health & Safety policy is applied effectively in areas under the Post Holder’s control.
  • Allocates labour and material resources cost effectively to meet requirements following discussion with superior and subordinates.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Behaviours

  • Ability to demonstrate literacy and be numerate
  • Highly proficient in English (verbal and written)
  • Computer Literate (Microsoft Office Suite Gmail)

Required Qualifications

  • HND or University related chemistry degree

Required Languages

  • Highly proficient in English (Verbal and written)


We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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  • Get bonus if overtime

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Company Information

Alfred H Knight

Alfred H Knight provides an array of services to the mining, legal and insurance markets. Founded in 1870, the Alfred H Knight Group is one of the world’s leading independent providers of technical services, specifically to the mining, legal, insurance and specialist export and import industries including the testing and certification of commodities. The Group operates in 25 countries with a network of offices globally.

Alfred H Knight has extensive experience in delivering services and solutions to mining organizations for over 130 years. The company offers a range of laboratory services for the analysis of Metalliferous, Coal and Industrial Minerals. It also provides expertise in sampling, laboratory and laboratory management, as well as risk and litigation consulting, contract negotiation and compliance.

The Alfred H. Knight Group’s in-house team of geologists, metallurgists, chemists and other professionals, together with specialists in mining, legal, insurance and engineering, work in partnership with its clients to solve complex problems. Its services are tailored to meet the needs of its international clients, ensuring that they receive the best possible service and advice.

Alfred H. Knight is committed to safety and environmental regulations, and works with clients to comply with specific regulations, rules and laws. The Group has an established process for dealing with safety and environmental issues and is committed to the continued development of its safety and environmental policies. Alfred H Knight is also committed to maintaining high standards in quality management processes.

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