Fresher Laboratory Assistant Job Opportunities – Agri Exim Limited

Job Title:    Laboratory Assistant

Organisation: Agri Exim Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Microbiologist/Laboratory Head


About US:

Agri Exim Limited is a bulk supplier of premium quality certified organic agro commodities.


Job Summary:  The Laboratory Assistant will provide support in all Laboratory Operations to ensure all the required tasks are done professionally, accurately and on time.


Key Duties and 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.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a 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.
  • At least two years of work experience in Analytical Laboratory Operations with excellent knowledge of Food Analysis.
  • 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


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications


Deadline: 13th June 2021


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