Lab Supervisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client in the Dairy industry is seeking to recruit a Lab Supervisor to join their team.


  • Organize and manage the daily workflow in the laboratory, develop weekly work plans and ensure that tasks are performed efficiently according to quality and safety standards
  • Ensure laboratory is kept in good tidy order and equipment is well functioning by certifying instrument performance as well as arranging for equipment replacement, service, and repair.
  • Conduct risk assessment for the laboratory
  • Develop and implement work instructions, laboratory manuals and health and safety guidelines
  • Maintain laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operations , quality, and troubleshooting procedures as well as preventive monitoring schedules
  • Maintain laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies.


  • Diploma in Food Technology or Engineering
  • Experience of 3-5years of working in a Lab environment
  • Significant work experience in a dairy farm
  • Should be a team player and be able to interact with other staff at all levels
  • Mechanical competency and experience in maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft office tools.
  • Should possess strong leadership skills
  • Strong in problem solving and analytical thinking.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV to ‘’ indicating the job title “Lab Supervisor” on the subject line by 3rd March 2017.

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Updated: February 23, 2017 — 2:01 pm