Chemical Technologist

Location: Cape Town

Salary: Market related

Fuel Your Career in Chemical Innovation: Join Our Quality Assurance Team

Is this you?

Are you a driven and dynamic Chemical Technologist seeking an exciting opportunity? Do you thrive in a quality-driven environment and aspire to contribute to the continuous improvement of natural chemical products? If so, keep reading!


What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll enjoy it)

As a Chemical Technologist in Capricorn Park, you will be at the forefront of ensuring the quality, compliance, and improvement of natural products. Your role offers a mix of responsibilities that make every day engaging:

  • Leading a High-Performing Team: You will lead a small team of lab technicians, fostering their engagement, enhancing their performance, and promoting effective teamwork.
  • Quality Assurance: You’ll conduct chemical analysis, implement and maintain analytical testing methods, and collaborate closely with labs and the R&D team to optimise product formulations. Your contributions will be vital in upholding our commitment to quality.
  • New Product Development: Get involved in the development of innovative products. From feasibility studies and process optimisation to formulation improvements and supporting pilot-scale trials, you’ll be on the cutting edge of our R&D efforts.
  • Product Registrations: Play a key role in new product registrations, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Technical Documentation: Generate and maintain essential technical documentation, providing a structured foundation for our operations.
  • Customer Complaint Resolution: Investigate customer complaints, analyse root causes, and implement effective corrective actions. Your problem-solving skills will be put to good use.

Where you’ll be doing it

Join us at our brand new facility in Capricorn Park, where innovation and quality assurance intersect. Our modern workspace is designed to inspire collaboration and personal growth, providing you with a dynamic and energising work environment.


What you’ll need

  • High school diploma (Grade 12)
  • Bachelor’s degree (BSc or Btech) in Chemistry or a related field
  • 5 years of industry-related experience in Quality Assurance and R&D

Additional Skills:

  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Excellent collaboration and teamwork skills across various departments and levels
  • Effective coordination and organization skills
  • Proficiency in analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Computer literacy, with a working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Quality management expertise
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and exposure to ISO standards
  • Competence in data interpretation
  • Understanding of OHSA compliance


What you’ll get

At our company, we value your contributions and invest in your professional growth. Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities to work on innovative projects in a quality-focused environment
  • A collaborative and inclusive workplace
  • Professional development and training programs
  • The chance to be part of a company committed to continuous improvement

How to apply

For a confidential discussion please contact Katharina on (021) 035 1433 or send your CV to k.thieme-schiess(at)

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We do respond to everyone! Just give us a few days to work through your application.


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