Reports to: - Laboratory Services Manager
Duties and Responsibilities at this level will entail:
Prepare, sample, receive or collect, process, analyze and dispose samples in accordance with the laid down regulations
Prepare and disseminate analytical reports of sampled products
Prepare and manage reagents and consumables in accordance with the specific test methods
Perform routine and non-routine tests analyses using the appropriate technical equipment and instruments
Calculate test results, and log and report results using a computer
Perform quality control and calibrate equipment if necessary
Maintain equipment in proper working order and maintain a clean work area
Organizing and storing all laboratory inventories according to safety instructions.
Prepare and disseminate management reports, reviews and summaries
Manage laboratory inventory system including ordering and maintaining stocks and resources.
Have a minimum period of three (3) years relevant experience;
Have a Diploma certificate in Chemical Analysis or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Supervisory course lasting not less than two weeks;
Have proficiency in computer applications;
Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Meticulous attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Good team working skills