2 Sep 2014

Lab Technologist- Milk Factory Job in Kenya

Industry: Dairy/ Milk
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh 40,000 Gross

Our client is a start up dairy company located in Kagwe- Kiambu seeking to hire a Lab Technologist with hands-on experience handling food or milk. Candidates within the food industry/ food science are highly preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Have laboratory knowledge and experience
  • Work in the factory to inspect raw material, production and final products
  • Work with other staff to come up with standard operating procedures
  • Conduct standardized tests on milk products, additives, and preservatives in order to ensure compliance with standards and regulations
  • Mix, blend, or cultivate ingredients in order to make reagents
  • Order supplies needed to maintain inventories in laboratories or in storage facilities
  • Develop new and improved methods and systems for dairy processing and production
  • Quality control, packaging, and distribution inspection to ensure high standards are maintained
  • Develop SOPs, standards, safety, sanitary regulations, waste management and water supply specifications
  • Working knowledge of ISO systems and TPM as well as knowledge of local OHS Act
  • Knowledge of HACCP and GLP
  • Handle research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging and processing of milk
  • Work to improve quality of milk and microbiological composition of foods.
  • Take regular product samples and perform tests
  • Compute content, percentages of ingredients, formulas, or other product factors, using mathematical and chemical procedures.
  • Record and compile test results, and prepare graphs, charts, and reports.
  • Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Diploma in Food Science & Technology/ Lab Technology
  • At least 2 years experience
  • Strong English language skills, both written and spoken and
  • Strong technical report writing skills
  • Knowledge of Total Quality Management
  • Someone to uphold the ISO standards and assist with audits
  • Able to develop products i.e. innovative and creative
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Lab Technologist- Milk Factory Company Ksh 50K Gross) to before 12th September, 2014

Kindly indicate your current/ last salary

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. (Next to Unga House)

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