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Employer: AVI
An exciting opportunity exists for a Cosmetic Quality Laboratory Intern at Indigo Brands, Cape Town on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. The purpose would be to learn, grow and develop and to enable succession into the quality division.
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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.
Indigo Brands, based in Cape Town, is a subsidiary of AVI Limited (AVI). 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.

- 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

- Analysing
- Presenting and Communicating Information
- Creating and Innovating
- Persuading and Influencing
- Relating and Networking

- Any experience relevant to field of study would be advantageous.

- Graduating with a 3 year National Diploma or Degree in Cosmetics specializing in Chemistry, Microbiology and Biochemistry in 2017

- Computer literacy skills, MS Office Suite
Apply before Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 3 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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