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Laboratory Assistant – Agri Exim Limited

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title: Laboratory Assistant

Reports to: Microbiologist/Laboratory Head

Location: Kampala

Job Purpose

Assist in all Laboratory Operations to ensure all the required tasks are done professionally, accurately and on time.

Key Responsibilities

·        Ensure safe custody of laboratory equipment and supplies as per the internal inventory control procedures.

·        Observe good housekeeping and total cleanliness of the lab apparatus and the equipment therein in accordance to written procedures.

·        Ensure equipment maintenance and calibration records are well maintained with traceability and document daily lab activities and compile reports for submission for the Microbiologist/Laboratory Head.

·        Responsible for daily verification of PH meters and analytical balances ensuring precision and accuracy.

·        Participate in all lab operations of sample preparation, preparing chemical reagents, sampling raw materials and finished products, conducting sensory and basic sample analysis as required.

·        Receive and document all the incoming samples for analysis and ensure all details are entered into Laboratory Information Management System.

·        Implement Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) as per written Standard Operating Procedures of the Testing Laboratory.

·        To actively participate in ISO 17025 Laboratory Quality Management System documentation for laboratory accreditation.

Education and Professional Qualifications

Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology, Industrial Chemistry, Science Technology (Chemistry/Biology), Biochemistry, Microbiology and Food Science and Technology.

Training in Laboratory Safety and ISO 17025 Laboratory Quality Management System is an added advantage.

Work Experience

Minimum 2 years of work experience in Analytical Laboratory Operations with excellent knowledge of Food Analysis.

Skills required

  • Integrity
  • Innovative
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • People management skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Able to work under pressure and in changing shifts including night

SEND APPLICATIONS TO: HR@agrieximfze.com

Dead line 13th June 2021.

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