FMCG Laboratory Technician Job in Kenya

A water company based in industrial area requires a Laboratory Technician.

The objective of this position is to offer technical laboratory support to assist in production as well as supervision to ensure the smooth flow of operations. 

The Laboratory Technician will also be responsible for product development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out lab tests before and after production
  • Performing routine  laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support production
  • preparing specimens and samples
  • maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment
  • ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced
  • recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to senior colleagues
  • Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks.
  • Liaising with external bodies on standards
  • Maintaining Stock levels of materials and finished goods noting requirements to beordered/ produced.
  • Ensure the finished product is up to required standard
  • Ensure that hygiene is observed in the process of preparing and bottling water
  • Supervision of cleanliness inside premises and outside the compound
  • Checking on the working staff in production to ensure that they have all the relevant requirements when handling food, i.e. Medical Certificates, the right attire, etc
  • In charge of the batching machines to ensure the opening dates and the batch numbers are correct
  • In charge of renovation and construction within the premises
  • Responsible for deliveries in absence of the operations assistant
  • Quality control in all areas
  • Be able to develop products, conducts basic research, and new product research and development of foods
  • Develops new and improved methods and systems for food processing, production, quality control, packaging, and distribution
  • Any other duty required for the smooth flow of operations
Qualifications/Experience
  • At least a Diploma in Laboratory Technology
  • A minimum of 2-4 years experience in a similar role / exposure in sale of mineral water, juices or food stuff
  • Must be good at working with figures 
  • Having abilities to meet deadlines
  • Having competent math and IT skills
  • Able to work well with others
  • Be methodical and responsible
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Having high attention to details
  • Having good communication both written and oral
For this exciting new opportunity, kindly send your CV and application to fm8251@gmail.com with (FMCG Laboratory Technician) before the 23rd January 2014.
Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line.


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