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  • Posted: Apr 29, 2021
    Deadline: May 1, 2021
  • Villam Agric Ltd (VA) is a joint venture between Terra Agric and DMA Capital Ltd. We are currently exploring 7-grain warehouses in Nigeria with a storage capacity of 250,000 mt storing maize, soybeans, sorghum and rice. VA also has 2000 hectares of farmland and grows high value added crops like hybrid seeds and other seed crops. The farm also contains a 5000 head cattle.
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    Laboratory Operator

    Description and Key Responsibilities

    • Approve incoming materials by confirming specifications, conducting a visual and measurement test, and rejecting and returning unacceptable materials;
    • Implement quality control tests in the lab as well as on-site when necessary;
    • Perform the testing and calibrating of laboratory equipment in preparation for specific tasks;
    • Perform quality control tests on ingredients, completed products and product samples;
    • Follow all company policies and procedures to ensure product integrity and quality control;
    • Collect samples of materials or products, checking them to ensure conformance to specifications or testing them in the laboratory;
    • Analyze retrieved data and prepare reports for laboratory management;
    • Recognize and report any food safety issues;
    • Document and update inspection results by completing reports and logs;
    • Determine and schedule a periodical fumigation of the silo bins and environ.

    Key Competencies:

    • Possess a ND/HND/Bachelor’s degree in Food Science/Technology, Science Laboratory Technology or Food Microbiology;
    • Excellent communication skills;
    • Computer literate and fully conversant with office equipment including photocopier, scanner and printers;
    • Good knowledge of QC/QA guidelines and also Health and safety regulation in a similar role; however, training will be provided if necessary;
    • Safety Licenses and qualifications related to food safety are preferred;
    • Between 3 and 5 years laboratory experience in food manufacturing/processing environment;
    • Capable of prioritizing tasks to meet goals and ensure product quality.
    • willing to meet on-call obligations as needed.

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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