BASF South Africa Quality Control Laboratory Internship

Job Summary

BASF South Africa (Pty.) Ltd is recruiting for the Quality Control Laboratory Internship.

Closing date: 22 February 2024

Location: Amanzimtoti, ZA

Job Purpose

We are the world’s leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We link and develop people with diverse talents all over the world.

For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance, but also your personality matter to us. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF’s regional division EMEA Europe, Middle East, Emerging Europe and Africa. BASF operates in more than 50 countries in the region. For BASF the EMEA region is our most important market.


The successful incumbent will be responsible for work under the supervision of the QC Lab Technician in providing analytical service to the production and logistics departments at the BASF South Africa, Dispersion Plant at Umbogintwini industrial Complex whilst complying to the site, BASF Safety, Environment, and Quality requirements.

Duties will include the following:

  • Conducting rigorous testing of production samples to ensure quality and consistency
  • Maintaining a meticulous schedule for equipment service, internal verification, and external  calibration to uphold accuracy and precision
  • Efficiently managing laboratory consumables to avoid any disruptions in the testing process
  • Ensuring laboratory housekeeping to maintain a clean and organized work environment
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  • Analyzing production results to identify trends and make suggestions for process improvements
  • Generating certificates of analysis (COA) and comprehensive logistics documentation to facilitate smooth operations
  • Adhering strictly to BASF’s Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) guidelines and Quality Management System (QMS) requirement


  • Completed S4 level theory in a National Diploma: Analytical Chemistry program
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and precision in all tasks
  • Exhibits exceptional organizational skills, effectively managing time, resources, and priorities
  • Communicates with clarity and professionalism, fostering collaborative relationships and facilitating smooth information exchange

Careers at BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF.

Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you.

Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us – in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.

How to Apply

Closing date for applications: 22 February 2024

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  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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