R42k – 48k per month
Cape Town City Centre
Our client, a leader in the skincare industry is currently looking for a Research and Development Administrator. Duties and Responsibilities; Ordering, following up on, and receiving of R&D raw and packaging materials as required by Lab staff. Maintaining the R&D raw and packaging material database by coding, recording, storing, and copying of accompanying paperwork e.g. COA, SDS, COC, and specifications, etc. Updating of raw material files as suppliers or raw materials change, including raw material specifications, SDSs, INCI information, pack size, and price. Updating of raw materials & MSDS schedule on share drive for all staff. Filing of new, raw, and packaging materials in an easily accessible system along with relevant paperwork. Maintaining the raw material system by discarding expired raw materials on a monthly basis. Creating and updating packaging files as suppliers or materials change. Filing and archiving of Master Manufacturing instructions as received from production. Assist with the sourcing of new raw materials, packaging materials, and alternative suppliers. Assist R&D Administrator to compile documents such as Handover and Form Amendment documents as well as maintaining the Product Information Dossier for new and reformulated products. Maintains the R&D SOP Training Matrix. Generate purchase orders for laboratory consumables, raw materials, and packaging materials required by the R&D Team. Arranging trial products (R&D Lab and/or Production) to be delivered to the Trial Coordinator. Administration of internal and external product trials, including issuing of product and evaluation forms as well as regular, follow-ups. Compiles IEP/Cep reports based on product evaluations. Reports irregularities and other non-conformity relating to cGMP which forms part of the continuous quality improvement process. Performs all tasks in accordance with the Health and Safety Requirements per the Occupational Health & Safety Act 85 0f 1993. Promotes safe working conditions to minimize workplace injuries. Carries out all tasks according to relevant Standard Operating Procedures which are obtained in each department. This may include operating SYSPRO. General office filing and archiving. Key skills Analytical. Highly organized. Attention to detail. Continuous improvement focus. Open to learning and self-development. Self-starter and team player. QUALIFICATIONS Grade 12 ND Analytical Chemistry or related degree (B.Sc.). 3 years experience in Office Admin, ideally in Cosmetic or Pharmaceutical sectors. Preferably Regulatory Admin experience.