RS Recruitment Services are assisting a well-established organization in the MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY, to source a LAB TECHNICIAN To join their team based in DURBAN.


  • Matric certificate
  • National Diploma, Analytical Chemistry or Chemical Engineering – an advantage
  • At least 2-3 years laboratory work experience
  • Experience in the manufacture of printing ink – an advantage
  • Must be computer literate – MS Office, outlook etc.
  • Quality Control understanding and experience
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of various types of inks – an advantage
  • Ability to learn and understand the materials used
  • Accurate information gathering and analysis
  • Knowledge of the Health and Safety requirements (ISO 14001, IATF16949 etc.)
  • Strong problem-solving skills


Core responsibilities:

  • Lab technician to work with Energy Cured Inks
  • To carry Quality Control and ensure correct procedures are followed
  • Do colour matching as required
  • Performing activities as per laboratory testing schedule
  • Laboratory trials of Raw Materials (PGM), In-Process  & Finished Products
  • Inform Quality Management of any changes, improvements and/or creation of new documentation
  • Updating reports on the laboratory system (test results etc.)
  • Trouble-shooting and problem-solving
  • Calibration and maintenance of test equipment
  • Maintaining laboratory records
  • Ordering of laboratory chemicals, consumables, and raw material



R10 000 to R12 000ctc


Please, only apply if you feel you meet  the criteria for this position.

  • Send your CV in MS Word format.
  • Please also include a head and shoulders photo of yourself (if not included in your CV).
  • Complete the Application Form which may be sent to you.
  • Once completed application form is received by us, only then, if shortlisted, will you be contacted.