Alfred and Victoria Associates
Food Laboratory Technician at Alfred and Victoria Associates
Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Food Laboratory Technician
Food science techs work independently or provide technical support in laboratory analysis, food product development, processing, food microbiology, research or quality assurance, or regulatory positions.
They usually work in a laboratory, conducting food experiments, cleaning up, and helping food scientists.
Analyze test results to classify products, or compare results with standard tables.
Compute moisture or salt content, percentages of ingredients, formulas, or other product factors, using mathematical and chemical procedures.
Conduct standardized tests on food, beverages, additives, and preservatives in order to ensure compliance with standards and regulations regarding factors such as color, texture, and nutrients.
Examine chemical and biological samples in order to identify cell structures, and to locate bacteria, or extraneous material, using a microscope.
Prepare slides and incubate slides with cell cultures.
Provide assistance to food scientists and technologists in research and development, production technology, and quality control.
Record and compile test results, and prepare graphs, charts, and reports.
Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment.
Measure, test, and weigh bottles, cans, and other containers in order to ensure hardness, strength, and dimensions that meet specifications.
Mix, blend or cultivate ingredients in order to make reagents or to manufacture food or beverage products.
Order supplies needed to maintain inventories in laboratories or in storage facilities of food or beverage processing plants.
Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Food Science / Technology, Biochemistry, Nutrition, Microbiology or Chemistry.
Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience as a Food Technologist.
Possession of a food-related postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
Key Skills & Competencies:
Good spoken and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task
Good problem-solving skills
Ability to think analytically and critically
Ability to read
Must possess a strong background in math and science (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics)
Strong desire to work in a laboratory setting.
Application Closing Date
29th July, 2021 (3:00 PM)
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