Laboratory Technician Job Vacancies – Ntake Bakery and Company Limited

Job Title:    Laboratory Technician

Organisation: Ntake Bakery and Company Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Mill Manager


About US:

In 1979, our first product was baked giving birth to Ntake bakery. Since then we have grown into a multi sector business comprising of a bakery, wheat mill and paper recycling plant. With household names like Kaswa baking flour, AAA tissue and our bread which has come to be simply known as Ntake, we have endeared ourselves to the hearts of many Ugandans.


Job Summary:  The Laboratory Technician will ensure that the flour is of high quality

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Assist with the following functions:

  • Perform job tasks in a safe manner in compliance with safety programs and procedures.
  • Prepare solutions suitable for laboratory tests.
  • Carry out daily tests, interpret results and generate a report
  • Carry out Quality Assurance.
  • Perform and record lab tests and quality checks on flour sample pursuant, company policy, standard laboratory practices and quality assurance protocols.
  • Ensure ISO AND UNBS policies and procedures are followed and enforced throughout the facility.
  • Maintain simple laboratory records and inventory for supplies and reagents.
  • Conduct non-technical routine laboratory tests and procedures under the direction of quality assurance manager and chief miller.
  • Clean up and dispose of spills according to company policy and applicable regulations.
  • Open, separate, number and arrange specimens for laboratory examination and trace.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and supplies by cleaning and maintaining quality assurance records.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in science laboratory technology (Chemistry), Industrial chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology.
  • Training in laboratory safety and IISO 17025 Laboratory quality Management system is an added advantage.
  • Two years of experience.
  • Experience in wheat flour Laboratory is an added advantage.
  • Ability to detect odors and the ability to understand and discern safety warningsystems.
  • Abe to work under pressure.
  • Good Laboratory practices.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Eagerness to learn.

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications and updated CVs only via Email to: hr@ntakegroup.com

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