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  • Posted: Jan 17, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • British American Tobacco plc (informally BAT) is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s five largest tobacco companies. BAT has a market-leading position in over 50 countries and operations in around 180 countries. Its four largest-selling brands are Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Kent and ...
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    Quality Inspector

    The job holder must ensure that tobacco and its products are sampled, analysed and reported so that accurate and timely decision can be taken by the Management. In addition, will need to develop, perform and maintain work instructions, test methods, calibration and maintenance in compliance with ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17025


    Equipment Calibration:

    • Calibrate all equipment daily before use and document appropriately.
    • Make relevant adjustments to instrument if calibration is found incorrect.
    • Report any faults found on instruments immediately and in the correct manner.
    • Ensure the equipment is clean after every use.

    Product Sampling:

    • Collect routine samples of products in line with minimum requirement for PQI/RQA and relevant protocols.
    • Ensure all sampling are well documented.

    Product Testing:    

    • Carry out smoking (Linear Smoke Machine + Gas Chromatograph), blend chemistry (Continuous Flow Analyzer), menthol check (Gas Chromatograph) and Triacetin measurement (Gas Chromatograph) in line with relevant protocols.
    • Ensure the evaluation of routine samples of product in line with minimum requirement for routine analysis and other relevant protocols.
    • Support Quality Improvement Initiatives.

    Record Keeping:

    • Produce accurate, timely and error-free information on routine product samples tested.
    • Ensure no errors in data collected and recorded.
    • Ensure distribution of results in timely manner.
    • Ensure proper use of all relevant test equipment
    • Authorise to initiate logging of non-conformance according to procedure.
    • Authorise to alter records (hard copy, during analysis)
    • Ability to stop  work if an unsafe or non-standard condition is detected
    • Responsible to inform Management immediately of any unsafe condition detected
    • Initiate a preventive action request
    • Responsible to maintain client and laboratory confidentiality
    • Responsible for incoming inspection of purchased item
    • Adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements.
    • Responsible to identify areas of improvement


    • Minimum of BSC /HND  in any of the sciences related courses
    • Good knowledge of laboratory processes and procedures.
    • Knowledge in ISO 17025 and ISO 9001 : 2015
    • Knowledge of equipment software like Chemstation, Flow Access etc.
    • Proficient use of Microsoft office tools
    • Good coordination skills.
    • Good troubleshooting skills.
    • Good reporting skills

    Method of Application

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